Displays Unlimited is now PRX Exposition Services

December 13, 2016

PRX is the culmination of years of service to the tradeshow industry under the Displays Unlimited brand combined with a new level of capabilities. PRX is focused on building a new brand throughout the southeast region to elevate the business into a top tier exposition company. Operating as a division of Party Reflections, Inc., PRX …

Aztec Tents announces winners of 2016 Aztec Photo & Video Contest

December 8, 2016

After receiving hundreds of submissions from across the country, Aztec Tents announced the four winning photographs and videos for its 2016 Aztec Photo & Video Contest. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Aztec Tents, the leader in tents and structures within the special events industry. This year, more than 300 companies submitted their best event …

On site

December 1, 2016

Don’t miss the valuable opportunities at IFAI Tent Expo 2017. One of the worst things about being editor of InTents is that, while I spend a lot of time writing about high-end, big-budget tented soirées, I rarely attend one. (To be honest, I’m not sure I’ve ever attended an event that could be accurately described …

In memoriam: Lou Brown

Former Anchor Industries vice president Louis (“Lou”) Ray Brown passed away on Aug. 11. Brown retired from Anchor in 1997 as senior vice president of the tent sales department after 45 years with the company. He began on the manufacturing floor and rose to manager of tent production before moving to sales. He oversaw launches …

Mission: Custom exhibition space

Eventstar Structures is known for boldly going where no tent company has gone before. So it’s fitting that the Medley, Fla.-based company was selected to help the Star Trek franchise kick off its 50th anniversary celebration by fabricating the temporary exhibition space for the Star Trek Starfleet Academy Experience. The custom 14,000-square-foot structure was installed …

Refugee housing

As European communities grapple with the dire need for refugee housing, Röder Zelt- und Veranstaltungsservice GmbH, Büdingen, Germany, has responded with a versatile system of quickly erectable halls. Röder manufactured and installed 12 halls designed to accommodate 56 people per unit, along with four fully equipped dining and care rooms and office space, in Bochum, …

IFAI Tent Expo 2017

IFAI Tent Expo 2017 is almost here! Tent professionals from around the globe will gather Jan. 24–26 in Orlando, Fla., for education, networking, exhibits and more. Keynote speaker Scott Burrows will share his unforgettable story that shows how overwhelming setbacks can be converted into success, fulfillment and personal realization through a clear vision, a determined …

International Achievement Awards

Four tent manufacturing and rental companies were honored with 2016 International Achievement Awards (IAA) at IFAI Expo in October. Mahaffey Fabric Structures, Memphis, Tenn., received the Award of Excellence, Best in Category, for “Dining Under the Stars”. Other winning entries are: Private Tent Rental Outstanding Achievement: “Destination: Golden Isles, Georgia,” Beachview Event Rentals & Design, …

Submit your best photos to the InTents Buyers Guide cover contest

November 14, 2016

We’re looking for the perfect photo for the cover of the 2017 InTents Buyer’s Guide. This is your opportunity to show off your best work to the entire industry! Submit photos that meet these guidelines: High resolution: 300 dpi and at least 2 MB at 4-by-6 inches. A clean and safe installation. Good composition, lighting and color. …

Jon Tabeling to step down as COO of Arena Americas

November 10, 2016

Arena Group, a global event rental company, announced that Jon Tabeling will be stepping down as chief operation officer of Arena Americas to take on a part-time consultancy role in the company. During his time at Arena Americas, Tabeling managed the U.S. Arena business, worked with the U.S. military on large projects, developed business opportunities …