IFAI Expo 2018 call for presentations

December 6, 2017

IFAI Expo 2018 is looking for presentation topic ideas and interested speakers. Expo will be held October 15-18, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. Submit now! The Call for Presentations deadline is January 12, 2018.  Categories Advanced Textiles  Shade and Weather Protection Specialty Fabrics  General Business Benefits of Presenting Build your reputation as an industry expert Share your knowledge …

IFAI Canada Expo 2018

Canada Expo 2018 is like no other event – a unique opportunity to meet manufacturers and businesses face-to-face and immerse yourself in new knowledge and leading edge solutions. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience the latest in the specialty fabrics industry through the sights, sounds and innovations of the exhibit floor. Register now! Dedicated Exhibit Hall Hours …

Aztec Tents launches e-commerce portal

December 5, 2017

TentPros.com promises easy ordering and rapid fulfillment processing. Tent and tent accessory manufacturer Aztec Tents, Torrance, Calif., has launched an e-commerce site to streamline the purchasing of replacement tent components and allow customers the freedom to place orders at any time. The site is built on the Shopify e-commerce platform, a leading innovator in the …

You decide! Awarding quality and excellence in the tents industry.

December 1, 2017

We want to hear your opinion. What companies, products and services do you depend on to run your business? Tell us by voting in the InTents Reader’s Choice Awards. Voting will be open online Dec. 11-29 at www.intentsmag.com. The winners will be featured in the April–May 2018 issue, kicking off InTents’ celebration of 25 years …

Register for Tent Conference 2018

Registration is open for Tent Conference 2018, set for Jan. 18–19 at the Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West in Mesa, Ariz. Don’t miss out on the leading event for promoting the advancement of the commercial tent rental industry. The group rate for the host hotel is available until Dec. 15. Tent Conference offers dynamic learning …

Why millennials don’t want to work for your business, and how to change their minds

The year was 2000. The start-up had outgrown the garage, relocating to a nondescript building in an office park. Outside that building, on an asphalt parking lot, employees played roller hockey. The games were full contact. Employees wore pads and would come back inside drenched in sweat and sometimes bloodied and bruised. Inside the building, …

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Put your digital marketing foundation to work

Within this five-part marketing series, we’ve discussed why a digital marketing strategy is essential and explored online search behaviors for tent rental. We’ve covered how to be found in Google, how to reach your ideal customer and how to create and distribute valuable content to customers. All of these concepts make up the building blocks …

All About Events creates great weddings in Central California

Award-winning All About Events fashions high-end weddings in California’s Central Coast wine country. Before Paso Robles, Calif.-based All About Events Inc. was All About Events Inc., it was Party Partners Rental. Steven Herring launched the company in 2008 as a side business to stay busy on the weekends. He started small—initially purchasing an assortment of …

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Tent renters weigh the anchorage options

When choosing a proper anchoring method for any given site, tent renters must balance the pros and cons of staking vs. ballasting. First, the good news: demand for event tents has significantly grown, says Steve Belliveau, sales manager, Eastern Region, for tent manufacturer Anchor Industries Inc. of Evansville, Ind. The downside? Demand has put greater …

Paid weather apps offer service and accuracy

Accurate forecasts and more, at your fingertips Paid weather apps offer services and accuracy above and beyond free apps. The best things in life are free, or so the saying goes. But when it comes to weather forecasting apps, that sentiment is not necessarily the case. Jim Foerster is director of meteorology services for DTN, …