ARA Show rescheduled for 2021

October 2, 2020  |  Industry News, Uncategorized

The American Rental Association (ARA) has announced that The ARA Show 2021 has been rescheduled for Oct. 18-20, 2021, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The 2021 edition of ARA’s annual trade show and convention for the equipment and event rental industry was previously scheduled for February in …
Granite Industries releases Party Pods

September 15, 2020  |  Company News, Products, Uncategorized

Granite Industries has released Party Pods, a new special event product designed specifically for socially distanced events. The Standard Pod Package includes three 8-foot fence panels and the Plus Pod Package adds Dura-Trac™ flooring. In the VIP Pod Package, each frame is constructed from steel s…
Submit your top product to the InTents Premier Product Showcase!

July 2, 2020  |  Industry News, Showcase, Uncategorized

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 …
Tent rental industry CARES Day

June 25, 2020  |  Industry News, Uncategorized

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 COV…
Tent Expo 2021 postponed to January 2022

June 22, 2020  |  Industry News, Uncategorized

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…
ARA launches redesigned rental store locator website

May 29, 2020  |  Uncategorized

The online rental store locator RentalHQ.com has undergone a complete overhaul to make finding local rental equipment and items, and rental partners easier than ever for professional party, event and meeting planners. RentalHQ.com, managed by the American Rental Association (ARA), features an easy-t…
IFAI president responds to Coronavirus, adjusts upcoming events

March 17, 2020  |  Company News, Conference, Events, Expo News, News, Press Release, Uncategorized

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…
Weighing aesthetics versus performance of event tent fabrics

May 1, 2018  |  Uncategorized

A tent with translucent fabric makes a pretty Instagram photo, but for a tent rental company, the fabric isn’t without its challenges. To get the most out of their investment, tent rental professionals need to understand the qualities and care requirements of the various event tent fabrics on the …