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 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 …

Eureka! offers guide to help rental companies get back to business

May 4, 2020

As the demand for COVID-19 emergency testing sites and drive-thrus winds down, tent rental companies are exploring how they might recover lost revenue during the “bridge period” as the economy slowly reopens. Tent manufacturer Eureka! Tents, Binghamton, N.Y., has created a guide that rental companies can use to promote their services.   “A Practical Guide …

U.S. tent and structure manufacturers unite with the special events industry to address the COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020

The special events industry stands poised to address surging capacity needs of the U.S. health care infrastructure. Ten of the major U.S. tent and structure manufacturers have joined together in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The principal strategy of the group is to align needs for disaster resources including field hospitals, emergency temporary shelters, …

Tent rental companies grapple with COVID-19 cancellations

March 13, 2020

Amid a wave of postponed and cancelled events, tent rental companies brace for the worst while attempting to find a “win-win” for themselves and their customers. By Jill C. Lafferty Tent rentals companies that were gearing up for a robust spring season, and those whose season was already underway, spent the week of March 9 …

NCTO responds to coronavirus and global market uncertainties

February 25, 2020

National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) president and CEO Kim Glas recently issued the following statement on the industry’s response to the coronavirus crisis: “The coronavirus has impacted Asian textile and apparel manufacturing productivity and output, and our concerns lie with the affected companies and workers during this terrible crisis. The U.S. textile industry continues …

Steve Szenay appointed Serge Ferrari technical support manager

January 13, 2020

Serge Ferrari announced that Steve Szenay has been promoted to Technical Support Manager for North America. Szenay will be responsible for disseminating technical information for all Serge Ferrari products sold in the United States and Canada, including product use, fabrication best- practices, maintenance and claim evaluation. In this newly created position, Szenay will be the …

BBJ Linen acquires La Tavola

January 7, 2020

BBJ Rentals Inc., a leading provider of special event linen rental products and services, has acquired La Tavola Fine Linen, a premier event linen rental company based in Napa, Calif. “Unifying La Tavola’s well-respected brand with the dependability and depth of inventory BBJ Linen is known for creates a unified organization with unmatched offerings,” says …

Equipment and event rental revenue forecast to outpace economic growth

November 12, 2019

The equipment and event rental industry in North America is expected to finish the year with total revenue up 5.35 percent to $61.56 billion, the first time combined rental revenue for Canada and the United States has surpassed $60 billion, according to the latest forecast released by the American Rental Association (ARA). The latest updated …

Final call! Submit your best photos to the InTents Buyer’s Guide cover contest by Friday.

October 29, 2019

Only four more days to submit photos for the InTents 2020 Buyer’s Guide cover contest! InTents is looking for the perfect photo for the cover of the 2020 Buyer’s Guide. This is your opportunity to show off your best work to the entire industry! Submit photos meeting these guidelines by Friday, Nov. 1: High resolution: 300 …