Announcing the winners of the Reader’s Choice Awards

April 1, 2018

InTents magazine is 25 years old! To celebrate, we are awarding excellence and innovation in the event tent industry. In December, we asked InTents readers to vote for the best of the best in 25 categories. What companies, products and services do InTents readers depend on to run their business? Who supplies the best frame …

Tent Conference 2018 brings industry leaders together

Industry leaders gathered in West Mesa, Ariz., in January for education, networking and the annual Tent Rental Division (TRD) meeting at Tent Conference 2018. In the opening educational session, attendees were introduced to new TRD code consultant Paul Armstrong, P.E., C.B.O., and TRD code committee member Ron Anstey, investigator and section chief with the New …

IFAI 2018 State of the Industry report highlights trends in the tent rental industry

The U.S./Canadian tent rental market grew in the mid-single digit figure range in 2017 and is projected to be similar in 2018. Notable trends in the tent rental market in 2017 include: Better weather in the spring and summer of 2017 contributed to an increase in the number of events held in 2017. Increased demand …

Powered-up chairs

CORT’s new Tech Tablet Chair incorporates charging capabilities into the chair to provide comfortable powered seating. The soft gray vinyl chair features a swivel tablet, storage compartment, grouping connectivity, and on-trend styling to facilitate learning, engagement and interaction. An additional A/C plug is provided at the base of the chair. One 110V power source is …

Sleek tents make a statement at Toronto Fashion Week

Sleek tenting by Regal Tent Productions makes a statement at Toronto Fashion Week events. Fashion, art, music, culture—and tenting. What would the iconic bi-annual festival Toronto Fashion Week® be without elegant tenting to set the stage for the celebration? Stoney Creek, Ontario-based Regal Tent Productions manufactured and installed tenting for Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2017, …

Nautical decor gets a feminine touch under a wedding tent in Maryland

Elle Ellinghaus, founder of Elle Ellinghaus Designs, Baltimore, Md., has a hard time choosing a favorite element from a tented wedding reception at Kirkland Manor, along Maryland’s Miles River. Under a tent installed by Eastern Shore Tents and Events LLC, Chestertown, Md., Ellinghaus combined a feminine blush and white palette with subtle nautical decor and …

Compatible scaffold flooring

Shelter Structures America Inc. has integrated the TF2100 engineered scaffold flooring system from BilJax® with all Shelter clearspan tent systems. The compatibility of the scaffold flooring system into the Shelter product line allows customers to seamlessly use Shelter products with the flooring system. Visit www.shelterstructuresamerica.com.

IFAI Canada establishes John Lee Outstanding Achievement Award

IFAI Canada has honored John Lee, founder of J J L Events and long-standing IFAI member who passed away in October 2016, with a new award inspired by his legacy of service, dedication to IFAI and his willingness to share and give back. A pioneer in the fabric and tension structure industry for more than five …

Replacement halide light head

The HID-22-SL-REM-105 1000 watt metal halide light from Larson Electronics is a replacement 1,000-watt metal halide light head with no ballast. The light head provides operators with the intensity and exceptional color rendering of a metal halide lamp in a unit that is safe for ground mounting and use in wet areas. The unit comes …

Structure hardware

Trivantage recently added SolaMesh™ hardware to its shade sail and structure product offering. This new line of hardware complements SolaMesh fabric with a wide range of D-rings, shackles, stainless steel rope, rope connections and mounting options for shade sail and structure installations. SolaMesh hardware offers eye-on-eye, jaw-on-jaw and hook-on-hook turnbuckle options to suit a variety …