Dusk-to-dawn light

June 1, 2021  |  Products

The portable solar LED light tower from Larson Electronics can be used for deploying cameras, security equipment and other equipment to elevations up to 30 feet. The telescoping light tower offers 360˚ of full rotation and is equipped with four 265-watt solar panels that generate a total output of …
Modular hand drive additions

June 1, 2021  |  Products

Stimpson expanded its modular hand drive grommet tooling offerings to include #6, #7, #8 and #10 for rolled rim grommets and spur washers, and #6 for sheet metal grommets and plain washers. Due to its modular design, operators can quickly swap out the top and bottom tooling while using the same bols…
Weddings are back

June 1, 2021  |  Editorial

According to “The Knot 2020 Real Weddings Study [COVID-19 Edition],” 2021 is anticipated to be one of the busiest years on record for weddings. Of the 7,600 couples surveyed for the study, 47% of those who planned to wed in 2020 adjusted their schedules to instead say their “I dos” in 2021 o…
Organic stain remover

June 1, 2021  |  Products

Moldaway from Shurhold removes stains and keeps funguses from regrowing. The powdered oxygenated cleaner becomes active when added to water and will not leave residue behind. Eliminate mold and mildew and remove dirt, food and drink stains. Safe for use on vinyl, plastic, carpeting, sailcloth, canva…
Perspective: Scott Sutherland, Olympic Tent/Tacoma Tent & Awning

June 1, 2021  |  News, People

In the summer of 2020, Scott Sutherland was elated with record-shattering sales, but he was also in a situation he had never imagined: out of aluminum, out of fabric, out of nearly every component used to make tents. The pandemic roller coaster had sent the event tent industry from a bust to a boom,…
On-the-go audio

June 1, 2021  |  Products

The Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus from AmpliVox is an all-in-one PA system that delivers sound or music indoors or outdoors in areas up to 25,000 square feet. The built-in media player includes an SD card slot and a USB thumb drive slot, and audio can be streamed from Android and Applie iOS devi…
Women in Textiles Summit recap

June 1, 2021  |  Events, News

Inspiring, engaging, empowering, collaborative and fun are just a few of the words that participants used to describe IFAI’s recent Women in Textiles Summit. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual event for established and emerging leaders took place March 4–5, 2021, on a virtual platform with…
Inspired! An evening of celebration

June 1, 2021  |  Inspired!

For a January 2021 wedding, Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals, Lake Mary, Fla., supplied a 30-by-40-foot clear tent from Economy Tent International as well as tent leg drapes. The celebration took place at Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum, a restored Spanish farmhouse that overlooks a golf course i…
Let there be lights

June 1, 2021  |  Showcase

From hanging lamps to chandeliers, Milestone Event Rental adds elegance to a formal farm wedding.  Imagine a Midwest landscape in autumn. Rolling golden cornfields, lush green grass, shade trees ablaze with yellow, orange and red foliage—this was to be the scenic backdrop for a September wedding …
Putting the “art” in state-of-the-art

June 1, 2021  |  Installation Spotlight

Rainier Tent designs and installs a custom tent for a historic museum.  The Mercer Museum, a 6-story concrete castle located in Doylestown, Penn., is recognized as a National Historic Landmark and home to more than 40,000 early American artifacts. From horse-drawn carriages and a Conestoga wago…