Table talk

August 1, 2021  |  Feature

With events and celebrations back on the calendar, new trends and demands in tables and seating have emerged.  by Maura Keller Event planners are, once again, beginning to plan. Bridal couples are evaluating tables and seating options that will “wow” attendees, and corporations are busy env…
Just like new: keeping rental fabrics clean

August 1, 2021  |  Feature

Keeping rental fabrics clean is a top priority for event companies. by Jeff Moravec Chuck Shipp, owner of Shipp Cleaning Systems and Clean a Tent, based in Conyers, Ga., knows a thing or two about how to effectively clean tents, linens and other event fabrics, but he says that knowledge came the har…
Last call for submissions: InTents Premier Product Showcase

July 27, 2021  |  Company News, IFAI news, Premier Product Showcase

Get your products in front of thousands of customers in the October/November 2021 issue of InTents magazine, for FREE! The deadline to submit is July 30, 2021. Showcase your company’s most valued products and get maximum exposure during a time when many organizations are making their purchasing …
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The return of “I do”

June 1, 2021  |  Feature

As the country begins to reopen, weddings are back on the schedule. by Pamela Mills-Senn Although the guest counts are smaller compared to pre-pandemic times, the tent and event rental industry and event planners are seeing reasons to celebrate. As the misery of 2020 begins receding in the rearview …
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Beat the heat

June 1, 2021  |  Feature

As summer temperatures rise, a climate-controlled tented environment will keep the party cool. by Jeff Moravec It’s easy to understand why the use of air conditioning has been increasingly common for weddings and other tented events.  “Most people have been to that wedding without air condi…
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In-demand wedding decor

June 1, 2021  |  Feature

As more consumers turn to tents for outdoor soirees, the decor elements that enhance tent structures are getting special attention. by Maura Keller Gone are the days when consumers simply installed a plain white tent for a wedding or event, set up drab tables and chairs with little thought about the…
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Software solutions

April 1, 2021  |  Feature

As choices grow and features multiply, tent companies have more software options than ever. by Jeff Moravec Information is power” when it comes to running the daily operations of an event rentals business, says Jennifer Rodriguez, general manager of Marianne’s Rentals in Oklahoma City, Okla.&nbs…
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Women, tents and leadership

April 1, 2021  |  Feature

Five women leading different segments of the industry weigh in on what inspires them and how to forge a successful career in the tent and event industry. by Sigrid Tornquist Women have always played a vital part in the tent industry. They were part of family shops manufacturing and selling tents. Th…