New IFAI member benefits

January 21, 2019

IFAI has created new member benefits over the past year. For more information about each benefit, visit https://www.ifai.com/membership/member-benefits/.   Marine Fabricators Business Insurance The Marine Fabricators Business Insurance program is tailored to MFA division members and their unique risks and exposures. The best in practice program offers these insurance lines with competitive pricing: * Property—property contents …

Losberger De Boer becomes a centenary company

One hundred years ago, Friedrich Losberger and Klaas de Boer laid the foundation for the company that would become a worldwide supplier of temporary and semi-permanent space solutions: Losberger De Boer. In 2019, the company celebrates its hundredth birthday. Both entrepeneurs could never suspect that the tents they built by hand in Heilbronn (Germany) and …

Photo-sharing sites drive trends in event lighting design—and complications

There’s no debate that social media sites such as Pinterest and Instagram have changed the way lighting is done for tented events. Meetings with potential clients often start with the client pointing to a photo on the website and saying, “There—that’s what I want.” Yes, Pinterest and Instagram offer a wealth of creative ideas on …

CORT Events shares top event decor design trends for 2019

January 16, 2019

Event and design trends for 2019 include personalization, textured accents, mixed metals and wireless technology, according to the experts at CORT Events, the Chantilly, Va.-based provider of event rental furniture, lighting and accessories. Color and pattern trends include blue hues in seating, complemented by warm brown tones and vibrant metallics, as well as nature inspired …

New York Tent enters Connecticut market and expands sales team

January 7, 2019

New York Tent, Bohemia, N.Y., is expanding into the Connecticut market with a new office in Norwalk, Conn. The office serves Connecticut and northern New Jersey as well as Westchester County and the Hudson Valley of New York. “The New York Tent family is proud to have a new presence in this new market as …

CE Rental acquires EventHaus of Charleston, S.C.

January 2, 2019

CE Rental Inc., headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., announced in late December the recapitalization of EventHaus in Charleston, S.C. Serving the Charleston, Savannah and Hilton Head areas, EventHaus boasts a team with more than 60 years of collective event industry experience. EventHaus is known for introducing innovative new rental products and offering an extensive inventory of …