Nolan Group acquires Polyfab Australia

January 19, 2018

Shadecloth manufacturer Polyfab Australia has been acquired by the Nolan Group, a commercial and industrial textile manufacturer also based in Australia. Ployfab Australia is one of the original developers of heavy duty knitted HDPE shadecloth. Company director Barry Jamieson will continue to play an active role in management of Polyfab Australia. The Nolan Group is …

Martin Denney succeeds Ted Anderson at BondCote

January 17, 2018

Martin Denney has been named president of BondCote Corp., Pulaski, Va., replacing Ted Anderson, who retired this month after leading the company for more than 14 years. BondCote is the U.S. branch of the global textile group Heytex, based in Bramsche, Germany. BondCote produces coated and laminated textiles for event tents; military, defense and safety, …

Event Safety Alliance announces Severe Weather Summit

January 15, 2018

The Event Safety Alliance is set to host the next Severe Weather Summit March 22-23, 2018, at the National Weather Center’s Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla. The summit is designed to aid event and venue professionals in preparing for and responding to dangerous weather conditions. Subject matter experts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

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 …

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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 …