ARA hosting first Rental Innovation conference

January 11th, 2022

The American Rental Association (ARA) will host its first-ever Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits in March. The event, scheduled March 9-10, will feature two full days of education sessions, networking and exhibits focused on the latest technology and innovations to advance the equipment rental industry. “We are so excited for ARA’s only live conference in 2022, […]

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Tent industry remembers Kevin McBride

January 7th, 2022

Industry leader Kevin McBride, 68, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, in Sun City West, Ariz. McBride, the former owner of PJ McBride Inc., West Babylon, N.Y., was a longtime leader and member of the Industrial Fabrics Association International and the Tent Rental Division and was the TRD chairman from 2004 to 2006. He was […]

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IFAI hosting product diversification workshop in February

January 6th, 2022

A shade sail project by Sharp's Tarps With the supply chain challenges facing the industry today, it’s more important than ever to be thinking about changing your product offerings. IFAI will be holding a workshop February 23-24 at Sharp’s Tarps Inc. in Salt Lake City, Utah, with education and networking focused on product diversification. Join […]

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Tates Rents raises $8,085 for charity camp

January 5th, 2022

Tates Rents recently donated thousands of dollars to a local camp supporting families facing pediatric cancer through a holiday raffle. The Boise, Idaho-based company presented Camp Rainbow Gold with a $8,085 check to support their efforts. Tickets were sold at all eight Treasure Valley locations for $5 each. “The Tates Rents employees showed up in […]

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NACE, FON welcome new boards

January 3rd, 2022

The National Association for Catering & Events (NACE) and the Foundation of NACE (FON), which supports the catering and events industry through education and investments that support NACE chapters and members, have welcomed their 2022 Boards. NACE National Board President: James Filtz, CPCE, CMP, Cvent, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaPresident-Elect: Amber Allen, CPCE, Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale, ArizonaVice President: Michelle Dunnick, MBA, CPCE, […]

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IFAI Expo 2022 call for presentations

December 20th, 2021

The Industrial Fabrics Association International is now accepting proposals for presentations at IFAI Expo 2022. IFAI Expo will take place Oct. 12-14, 2022, at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C., with education Oct. 11-14. IFAI is accepting proposals for 50-minute classroom sessions in several categories: Advanced TextilesShade & Weather ProtectionSpecialty FabricsMarine FabricationGeneral Business Also […]

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