Game-changing service

June 1, 2021  |  Profile

Customer service, collaboration and creativity spell success. by Cathy Broberg It turns out that tailgating can be a precursor to more than just a fun afternoon or a successful game on the field. Sometimes it can be the start to growing a business.  That was the case for Tailgate Guys LLC, which st…
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The return of “I do”

June 1, 2021  |  Feature

As the country begins to reopen, weddings are back on the schedule. by Pamela Mills-Senn Although the guest counts are smaller compared to pre-pandemic times, the tent and event rental industry and event planners are seeing reasons to celebrate. As the misery of 2020 begins receding in the rearview …
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Beat the heat

June 1, 2021  |  Feature

As summer temperatures rise, a climate-controlled tented environment will keep the party cool. by Jeff Moravec It’s easy to understand why the use of air conditioning has been increasingly common for weddings and other tented events.  “Most people have been to that wedding without air condi…
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In-demand wedding decor

June 1, 2021  |  Feature

As more consumers turn to tents for outdoor soirees, the decor elements that enhance tent structures are getting special attention. by Maura Keller Gone are the days when consumers simply installed a plain white tent for a wedding or event, set up drab tables and chairs with little thought about the…
UX design for event and tent professionals

June 1, 2021  |  Business, Tips and Techniques

How to give your clients the best website experience. by Carmen Bodziak Your website is one of the most important parts of your event business strategy. But if potential clients find your site difficult to navigate or frustrating to use, you could lose out on business. While there are a lot of commo…
Add the “why” to the “how” in your training

June 1, 2021  |  Business

Important things every installer should know. by Mike Holland Most tent installers receive on-the-job training. Oftentimes it is on a need-to-know basis that is determined by the supervisor or the peers who are on-site.  When training a new team member, trainers should not only explain how somethin…
Books to improve your business skills

June 1, 2021  |  Business, Management

Education is a valuable asset when it comes to success in life and business. Going to college is the standard road map many people use to get an education that helps them succeed, but I never really enjoyed the classroom. I wanted to get out and get busy. I did better with hands-on learning, either …
Sustainable structure fabric

June 1, 2021  |  Products

NovaShield® from Intertape Polymer Group is the first membrane structure fabric to be Cradle to Cradle Certified. Designed to meet the industry’s highest standards, NovaShield fabrics combine long-life UV resistance with flame retardancy and are technologically designed to stand up to demanding w…
EMI shielding textile

June 1, 2021  |  Products

Designed for the electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding market, Shelter-Rite® RF™ products offer technologically advanced safety and security in situations requiring a rugged and robust RF-shielded material. The high-performance PVC-coated textile allows for the use of the thin RF-shielding…