Seaman Corporation recognized for favorable work culture

March 23, 2020

Established in 1949, Seaman Corporation is a world leader in the production of innovative, high-performance coated fabrics. Headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, with additional manufacturing in Bristol, Tenn., Seaman was recently named one of the top companies to work for in Ohio by Comparably. Comparably is a platform that provides culture and compensation data for public …

IFAI president responds to Coronavirus, adjusts upcoming events

March 17, 2020

As concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) grows, I want all IFAI members to know we are closely monitoring developments and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We will follow their recommendations to keep our employees, their families and our members healthy and safe. With this in …

Chic Event Rentals welcomes Mike Haupt to its team

March 12, 2020

Chic Event Rentals, Monterey, Calif., has hired Mike Haupt to head its Tent and New Business Development departments. With more than 25 years of industry experience, Haupt was previously employed at Celebrations Party Rentals, Roseville, Calif. He was integral in landing clients such as Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party, SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association), CES (Consumer …

Ace Vinyl Products is open for business

March 10, 2020

Ace Vinyl Products, Ronkonkoma, N.Y., was recently established as a sister company of Ace Canvas & Tent, which has been in business since 1954. The company manufactures products including protective covers, awnings, shade sails, custom enclosures, carnival accessories, tarps and crash pads. Its engineering department includes multiple trained professionals who specialize in these products and …

Choura announces expanded offerings

February 27, 2020

Los Angeles-based full-service experience company Choura has announced an expansion of its offerings to include Experiential Concepts & Design—an integrated marketing resource to guide the strategic and creative development of the firm’s direct-to-brand programs. Headed by the company’s newly named creative director Tatum June, the new division will support clients in three key areas: content, strategy …

Milliken & Company: one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for 14th Year

February 25, 2020

A capstone recognition for the diversified global manufacturer, Milliken & Company now celebrates its 14th year among the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Selected by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, the esteemed designation honors companies with purpose-driven strategies that strive to create positive change throughout …

Rental Resource Partners has a new name: Fortessa Tableware Solutions

February 24, 2020

Rental Resource Partners has announced a corporate name change to Fortessa Tableware Solutions (FTS). “Transitioning our name within the events industry to Fortessa Tableware Solutions allows us to emphasize what our company is known for: providing our customers trend-driven products that help them stand out and delivering approachable elegance at a superior value,” Scott Hamberger, …

PEAK Event Services and the Boston Red Sox announce partnership at Fenway Park

February 21, 2020

PEAK Event Services, Boston, Mass., has signed a multiyear agreement to serve as the official event rental provider for the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park. The partnership allows for a streamlined experience for events hosted by and at Fenway Park, enabling clients to work with a single vendor for all of their tent and …

McCourt Manufacturing to distribute the Alloyfold folding chair

February 20, 2020

New Zealand-based commercial furniture wholesaler Alloyfold has named McCourt Manufacturing as the licensed distributor in North America for the Alloyfold A6 aluminum folding chair. This agreement formalizes a longstanding relationship between Alloyfold and McCourt, based in Fort Smith, Ark., providing customers with increased accessibility and service and improved product turnaround. “We are delighted to formalize …

TopTec debuts new tent line and creative division

February 19, 2020

TopTec Event Tents unveiled the company’s new line of OMNI tents and debuted its new creative tent division, Imagine, during The ARA Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. “TopTec has always been a tent partner with the creative resources to design one-of-a-kind tents,” said John Ciniglio, president of TopTec Event Tents, …