In memoriam: Jerry Smolar

September 26th, 2022

Jerry Smolar, 72, of Beverly Hills, Calif., died Sept. 13, 2022. Smolar is known for establishing The Chameleon Chair® Collection. He was hired by Arthur Andersen & Co. right after graduating from college. Smolar went on to hold executive positions at Safeco Insurance, PIP Printing, Image Entertainment and United Title Insurance Co. In 2005, Smolar established […]

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Webinar | Non-Engineered Ballasting Tool Overview and Demonstration presented by TRD & ARA

September 22nd, 2022

The question of how much ballast is necessary to safely secure a tent is one that tent rental companies have been struggling with for decades. While most newer tents are certified by engineers to require a set amount of ballast, there are still many – particularly older tents or tents that have been modified from […]

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In memoriam: Carroll D. ‘Denny’ Taylor Jr.

September 20th, 2022

Carroll D. “Denny” Taylor Jr., 60, of Oxon Hill, Md., died Sept. 6, 2022. Taylor served as a team member at Oxon Hill Rentals, Fort Washington, Md., for 36 years. He is survived by his daughter, Brittney Taylor; mother, Joyce Taylor; sister, Debra Hutchins (Billy); niece, Jennifer Hickey (Dylan); great-niece, Rory Hickey; great-nephew, Calvin Hickey; […]

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Fisher Textiles new canopy tent fabric

September 19th, 2022

Fisher Textiles, a supplier of fabric for digital printing, is pleased to introduce GF 5300 Waterfall, a dye sub printable canopy tent fabric that has a durable water resistant (DWR) treatment for outdoor use. When wet, water beads up on the fabric’s surface instead of leaking through the material, making it an excellent choice to […]

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Marquee Event Rentals partners with Ultrapom

September 8th, 2022

Marquee Event Rentals, McCook, Ill., has purchased inventory and an exclusive partnership with Kansas City-based wedding, design and décor company Ultrapom. Both organizations have built a longstanding relationship over the past 5 years, often working together to leverage Marquee’s expansive inventory of tenting and tabletop rentals with the design and décor solutions offered by Ultrapom. “We are thrilled […]

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