Submit your top product to the InTents Premier Product Showcase!

July 2, 2020

Get your products in front of thousands of customers in the October/November issue of InTents magazine, for free! Showcase your company’s most valued products and get maximum exposure during a time when many organizations are making their purchasing decisions for the upcoming season. There is no cost to participate. The deadline is July 30, 2020. …

Tent rental industry CARES Day

June 25, 2020

The USTSA (United States Tent and Structure Alliance) is a group of tent and clearspan fabric structure manufacturers that have aligned to help promote the safe use of tents and other temporary structures for a wide variety of uses. The group was formed in March of 2020 in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The …

Tent Expo 2021 postponed to January 2022

June 22, 2020

Tent Expo 2021 has been postponed to January 2022. Tent Rental Division (TRD) chairman Michael Tharpe released the following statement: The COVID-19 pandemic has hit our members hard and changed the way in which we do business in today’s environment. As your association, TRD has felt your pain and has listened to your issues and concerns …

Shelter Structures introduces weknowtents.com

June 16, 2020

Shelter Structures America, distributor of Shelter temporary clearspan tent structures has announced the introduction of weknowtents.com.  Weknowtents.com allows Shelter customers to purchase items at their convenience.  Products such as SKP soap, emergency exit signs and LED high bay lights are currently available.  “We are very excited to introduce weknowtents.com to support both current and new …

Top Value Fabrics announces rebrand to TVF

June 14, 2020

Top Value Fabrics, a supplier of high-quality fabric, announced a rebrand to TVF. The rebrand reflects both the evolution of the company as well as a vision for the future. Top Value Fabrics has served people first since its founding in 1974. At the time, value was synonymous with great quality and competitive prices. TVF …

Heytex appoints Kampsen

June 7, 2020

Heytex has appointed Fabian Kampsen as its new commercial director. Kampsen has been with Heytex since 2011 and was market manager for HEYsign business center of large format printable textiles. In his new role as commercial director, Kampsen will lead the global sales and marketing team to continue the company’s development toward a customer-focused, reliable …

Contemporary and outdoorsy tented wedding

June 1, 2020

The perfect mix of an outdoorsy western landscape, upscale finishes and a level location for tent anchoring spells an ideal tented wedding for both client and tent provider. by Sigrid Tornquist A client brief that includes a vision to incorporate the property, bring the outside in and create a stylish, contemporary aesthetic may not be …

Celina Tent employees apply sewing skills to save displaced animals in Australia

The world watched in horror as wildfires burned more than 42,000 square miles in Australia last year. More than 30 people died, and there are estimates that as many as 1.25 billion animals may have perished. Watching from Celina, Ohio, friends Sabraim Loll and Brittany Snyder knew they had to do something. After seeing pictures …

American Tent provides Puerto Rico earthquake relief

For Green Bay, Wis.-based event tent manufacturer American Tent, what began as a website chat ended as a disaster relief effort.  Two representatives from the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) reached out to American Tent through the company’s chat feature in February, explaining that the organization needed tents because they were sending a delegation to …

The tent rental industry comes together to fight for survival

Few aspects of the global economy are untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic, but for the tent and event rental industry, the crisis has been especially devastating.   North American tent rental companies gearing up for a robust spring season spent the months of March and April scrambling to adjust as all types of tented events …