National Event Supply to stock table and chair inventory in Vancouver

August 6, 2012

National Event Supply, Mississauga, Ont., Canada (NES, a division of D & K Imports Inc.) announces an agreement with Locher Evers International, a Canadian-owned freight forwarder, to warehouse and distribute select products from the Locher Evers International warehouse in Vancouver, B.C. Warehousing on the west coast will provide cheaper and faster shipping options to customers …

Branded tent covers record-setting gamers

August 1, 2012

A tent installed for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif., in early June provided the space where gamers set a Guinness World Record™, and where Qualcomm, the challenge sponsor, maximized its brand with custom printing and graphics. Hollywood Tentworks of Pacoima, Calif., installed the 30-by-50-foot Losberger P7 structure at the Los …

Affordable frame tent

The new affordable Empire Frame Tent from Eureka! is the perfect “starter” tent or addition to a seasoned tent inventory. Lightweight aluminum frame and fittings reduce weight, speed installation and lower labor costs. Tubing design increases strength while decreasing weight and are color-coded for easy identification, pick-and-pack and installation. Available in 20-by-20-foot sectional ends and …

Energy-efficient cooling system

Power Breezer Environmental Cooling Systems are highly engineered, energy-efficient cooling units designed to cool uncovered or partially covered spaces. Suitable for any outdoor event or disaster relief/humanitarian aid, the Power Breezer uses no chemicals and is easy to transport. Through a patent pending process, the system cools more than 3,000 square feet and can lower …

Designing party space around the menu

Food for thought. By Melissa Paul Times have changed, and so has the way we regard events. On the one hand, there are more elaborate parties than ever, with full-scale living room settings, revolving stages and theatrical production. On the other hand, some hosts choose do-it-yourself party schemes with craft-based decorations, family heirlooms and homestyle …

Into the woods: Pop-up lodging in luxury tents

Shelter Co. brings luxury tent and event planning to the great outdoors. As creative director with Alison Events of San Francisco, Calif., Kelsey Sheofsky knows how to stage a luxurious event. Now, she and husband Mike are applying that knowledge to the “glamping” (glamorous camping) trend with a new company. In its first season, Shelter …

Fabric structures assist tsunami recovery

By Kikuko Tagawa More than 300 fishery ports in Japan’s Tohoku region were damaged by the March 2011 tsunami. The destruction of the ports and the fishery villages had a devastating effect on the local industries and communities. Fishery vessels, nursery firms, markets, fish processing plants and support industries such as ship building were left …

Traube Tent sponsors record-breaking baseball game

Traube Tent of St. Louis, Mo., can add a Guinness World Record™ to the company’s award-winning history, with its co-sponsorship of a marathon charity baseball game July 3-5. Consider these game stats: 60 consecutive hours of baseball, 169 innings, 451 runs scored and three afternoons of temperatures that broke 100 degrees. (Thankfully, Traube also supplied …

Legacy Building Solutions recognized through CSA program

Legacy Building Solutions, South Haven, Minn., a designer, manufacturer and installer of tension fabric buildings, has achieved recognition through the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) A660 certification program for steel building systems. Legacy introduced the concept of incorporating structural steel framing into tension fabric structures, replacing hollow-tube, open web truss frames. The CSA-A660 standard requires that …

Atlas Sales and Rentals launches website

Atlas Sales and Rentals Inc., Torrance, Calif., distributor of portable air conditioning, heating and dehumidification products for nonresidential markets, has launched a new website that features live chat, live Request Quote forms and other interactive functions.