IFAI announces 2013 ShowStoppers award winners

October 29, 2013

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) announces the 2013 ShowStoppers awards for the best of the best new products and services at the Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 and Advanced Textiles Conference & Trade Show, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. IFAI received a total of 97 entries from 53 companies in this …

IFAI announces the 2013 International Achievement Award winners

October 25, 2013

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) announces the 2013 International Achievement Awards (IAA) for design excellence in specialty fabrics applications, that took place Oct. 24 at the IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 and Advanced Textiles Conference & Trade Show, at the Orlando Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. IFAI received a total of 236 entries from …

Start with the right tent

October 1, 2013

Which tent style will bring your vision to life? By Melissa Paul In today’s special event market, tents are more than simple canopies. They can be airy, light spaces barely contained by translucent sailcloth or fully-constructed buildings with anterooms and elegant ballrooms. When designing a tented event, it is important to understand which types of …

Pantone announces Spring 2014 color report

Calling it a modern twist on the traditional, color authority Pantone® filled its Spring 2014 palette with a combination of soft pastels and vivid bolds. With many of the contrasting pastels and brights inspired by nature, especially blooming flowers, the colors are a natural fit for outdoor weddings and other fashion-inspired tented events. Pantone describes …

Tents as office space

Choura Events supplies high-end solution for temporary auto dealership offices. Tents are a familiar sight on car dealership lots—just the appearance of white peaks communicates “sale” to potential customers. But when Toyota of San Diego needed a temporary sales office during a reconstruction, the company asked Choura Events of Torrance, Calif., for a solution that …

Aztec names new account manager

Aztec Tents, Torrance, Calif., has named Mike Novosel regional account manager serving Mid-Atlantic states, and Nick Longino as regional account manager serving Pacific Northwest states.

ABC Industries appoints new regional sales manager

ABC Industries Inc., Winona Lake, Ind., has appointed Rob Jones to the company’s Industrial Textile Fabrics (ITF) division as Eastern regional sales manager.

New designer at Your Event Solution

Andy Hopper, AIFD, CFD has joined event design company Your Event Solution, Atlanta, Ga., as master designer for floralscapes.

CORT debuts expanded distribution center

CORT Event Furnishings, Chantilly, Va., has opened an expanded distribution center in the New Orleans area, offering better access to proprietary rental products including Lounge22, the Endless collection, Blofield Air Design and the Napoleon collection.

Traube Tents & Structures celebrates 75 years

Traube Tents & Structures is celebrating 75 years in business in 2013 as a leading provider of tents and temporary enclosures in St. Louis, Mo., with national growth and expansion into semi-permanent structures. The company was founded in 1938 as Traube Blind by John H. Traube in Belleville. Tents and canvas structures were added in …