Register for Tent Conference 2018

December 1, 2017

Registration is open for Tent Conference 2018, set for Jan. 18–19 at the Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West in Mesa, Ariz. Don’t miss out on the leading event for promoting the advancement of the commercial tent rental industry. The group rate for the host hotel is available until Dec. 15. Tent Conference offers dynamic learning …

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Why millennials don’t want to work for your business, and how to change their minds

The year was 2000. The start-up had outgrown the garage, relocating to a nondescript building in an office park. Outside that building, on an asphalt parking lot, employees played roller hockey. The games were full contact. Employees wore pads and would come back inside drenched in sweat and sometimes bloodied and bruised. Inside the building, …

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Put your digital marketing foundation to work

Within this five-part marketing series, we’ve discussed why a digital marketing strategy is essential and explored online search behaviors for tent rental. We’ve covered how to be found in Google, how to reach your ideal customer and how to create and distribute valuable content to customers. All of these concepts make up the building blocks …

All About Events creates great weddings in Central California

Award-winning All About Events fashions high-end weddings in California’s Central Coast wine country. Before Paso Robles, Calif.-based All About Events Inc. was All About Events Inc., it was Party Partners Rental. Steven Herring launched the company in 2008 as a side business to stay busy on the weekends. He started small—initially purchasing an assortment of …

Tent renters weigh the anchorage options

When choosing a proper anchoring method for any given site, tent renters must balance the pros and cons of staking vs. ballasting. First, the good news: demand for event tents has significantly grown, says Steve Belliveau, sales manager, Eastern Region, for tent manufacturer Anchor Industries Inc. of Evansville, Ind. The downside? Demand has put greater …

Paid weather apps offer service and accuracy

Accurate forecasts and more, at your fingertips Paid weather apps offer services and accuracy above and beyond free apps. The best things in life are free, or so the saying goes. But when it comes to weather forecasting apps, that sentiment is not necessarily the case. Jim Foerster is director of meteorology services for DTN, …

Premier Product Showcase

Must-have products for Outstanding tented events. The companies in this section submitted product information by the specified deadline. This section is organized by three product categories: tents, structures and fabric; decor and accessories; and tools and equipment. InTents features a regular New Products section in each issue. To have your new products included, please direct …

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Macon Tent Rentals orchestractes a five-site tented party

Macon Tent Rentals orchestrates tent installation for an employee appreciation event at five different locations, even as Hurricane Irma threatens the party. The annual employee appreciation picnic hosted by Navicent Health, Georgia’s second largest hospital, has a unique goal: provide the employees at five campus locations with a similar entertainment and dining experience, more or …

Inspired!

For the FIVB (International Volleyball Federation) World Tour, the RÖDER Group, Büdingen, Germany, installed on behalf of event marketer ACTS Group a 25-by-55-meter SOLUTION CLASSIC clearspan event hall between the beach volleyball stadium and the beach in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The structure’s 275-square-meter covered terrace and glass facade offered VIP guests a spot to chill …

The tent industry responds to natural disasters

North America weathered a season of hurricanes, earthquakes, floods and fires in late 2017, and the tent industry stepped up to respond—with more than just tents. Chattanooga Tent & Event Solutions, Chattanooga, Tenn., delivered a 53-foot tractor-trailer filled with donated diapers, wipes and other baby essentials to Texas following Hurricane Harvey. The company’s warehouse supervisor, …