Peachtree Tents & Events acquires three companies

March 7, 2017

Peachtree Tents & Events, along with its capital and mezzanine partners, Gemini Investors and Resolute Capital Partners, announced the acquisition of three companies. Peachtree will be expanding its brand throughout the Southeast. Tents Unlimited, Event Flooring Solutions and Event Rentals Unlimited were the companies acquired, the terms of the deal were not disclosed. Peachtree founders …

CORT Trade Show and Events names new regional sales manager

February 28, 2017

CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings named Byron Loper as regional sales manager for the Southeast region. Loper joins CORT with more than 13 years of industry experience, ranging from strategic supplier to professional planner. Most recently, he served as an event planner for PSCU, a credit union service organization. Loper holds a bachelor’s degree …

Tharpe joins Rainier Industries

February 21, 2017

Rainier Industries’ shelter division named a new sales manger, Michael Tharpe. In his new role, Tharpe is charged with expanding the availability of Rainier tent and tent liner products across the U.S. He will continue to provide support to existing dealers with installation training, tradeshow assistance, and coaching as needed. Tharpe has more than 20 years of experience in …

CORT Trade Show and Events expands with addition of new distribution center

February 14, 2017

CORT Trade Show & Events Furnishings announced the opening of a new distribution center in the Chicago metro-area. The new facility has doubled the size of its previous facility. The expanded Chicago location will continue to serve customers across 12 Midwestern states as well as Toronto, Canada. CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings has been …

IFF announces 2017 scholarships

February 7, 2017

Students have until June 10, 2017, to apply for any of four $5,000 scholarships available through The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF). Each year, IFF awards several scholarships to degree-seeking students enrolled in accredited colleges, universities or technical schools. The scholarships are paid directly to the students’ schools for fall semester tuition. Available scholarships include: Textile …

InTents 2017 Buyer’s Guide cover contest winner

February 1, 2017

The winning photo in the 2017 InTents Buyer’s Guide cover contest features a festive tented wedding reception installed by Orlando Wedding and Party Rentals, Orlando, Fla. From dozens of submitted photos, InTents narrowed the choices to three, and hundreds of online voters chose the winner in early January. Orlando Wedding and Party Rentals installed the …

Resolutions, goals and decisions

Whatever you want to achieve, the 2017 InTents Buyer’s Guide will help you get there. Would it surprise you to know that I’ve kept all of my new year’s resolutions? Confession: While you are reading this in early February or later, I’m writing this on Jan. 3. So far so good! I did take a …

Arena Americas names new CEO

January 12, 2017

Greg Lawless, Arena Group CEO, named Paul Bryant CEO of the Arena Americas division. Bryant has had success in the areas of business development and commercial growth initiatives as EVP & CCO of IEWC Corp- an employee-owned, Milwaukee-based global distributor of wire, cable, and wire management products. He has also led various business units within …

InTents Buyer’s Guide cover contest

January 9, 2017

We asked for your best work, and you gave it to us! InTents put out an open call for cover images for the 2017 InTents Buyer’s Guide. And so many gorgeous pictures of tent installations came in, we can’t decide! We’ve narrowed the choices to three, and now we need your help to select the …

Aggreko beats the heat and keeps it cool for Moody Garden’s ICE LAND

December 13, 2016

When two million tons of ice arrived in October to help build Moody Gardens’ ICE LAND: A Caribbean Christmas, Aggreko’s team of technicians were on hand to keep it frozen for the holiday destination held in one of the southern United States’ warmest climates. Maintaining a temperature below freezing is critical to the success of …