2014 Premier Product Showcase

December 1, 2013

From lighter weight tents, to quick-mounting lighting, to labor-saving equipment, the 2014 Premier Product Showcase has the tents, fabric, decor and equipment you need for top-notch events. View featured products.

Luxury, drama and new heights in special event trends

All that glimmers and shimmers for 2014 event design. Special event trends constantly challenge event designers to find new ways to show off their best. From thematic design statements to technological advances, these eight trends are the ones to know in 2014: Return of the black tie: Thank Hollywood for the reemergence of luxury and …

Winning tent design

Providing a hospitality venue for America’s Cup was a race to the finish for HTS–USA. As the oldest international sporting trophy, the America’s Cup attracts world–class sailors and yachts and the attention of sailing enthusiasts worldwide. And for the 34th America’s Cup, with events from July through September 2013 on San Francisco Bay, multiple tent …

Canvas tents display fine art

Tents become canvas for renowned painter Francesco Clemente. Event planners embrace tents as blank canvases for event design, and now tents have been raised to the level of fine art as a literal canvas for the work of Italian painter Francesco Clemente. Known for his nomadic themes, Clemente used three large–scale canvas tents for his …

Tournament time

Tents provide shelter, sight lines and branding for the PGA Tour’s BMW Championship. In September 2013 at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Ill., more than 130,000 golf enthusiasts gathered to watch 70 finalists play one of the oldest games around, hosted by one of the oldest golf organizations in the United States—the Western …

Glass walls

HTS–USA’s disappearing glass wall system has six flush–mounted glass panes that have the clean look of a traditional glass wall, but with no exterior handles. Each bay has six casement panels—the four middle panels are designed to slide behind the two outer panels, opening the venue to the outdoors when the weather is right. Available …

A clear view

A Minnesota bride makes a last–minute decision to forgo tent fabric. When the site of a backyard wedding offers a view of Minnesota’s St. Croix River Valley, you can understand a bride’s disinclination to obstruct the view. And when you consider Minnesota’s ever–changing weather conditions (“If you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute …

Lowcountry cool

Snyder Events brings personality, professionalism and heart to Charleston, S.C. events. Warm, detailed architecture, angel oak trees, Spanish moss and tree frogs provide the backdrop for Charleston, S.C. In the city that exudes personality and a party atmosphere true to its Lowcountry culture, Keith Snyder began Snyder Events 18 years ago with only a few …

Image projection changes a tented experience

Digital projection transforms tented events into immersive journeys. By Danielle Beurteaux Tents have a sophisticated form all their own. But when you move beyond augmenting their architectural grace with elements such as lights and color washes to digital projection, tents become palettes for talented designers who can transform them into imaginative immersive environments. “Other than …

Support for America’s Cup

A New Zealand company worked across continents to provide world–class tent shelters for America’s Cup racing teams. By Jake Kulju We’ve all heard about the stunning come–from–behind victory at the 2013 America’s Cup by now. Oracle Team USA’s victory drew international attention and was hailed by many as the most exciting America’s Cup victory in …