2023 State of the industry

June 1, 2023  |  News, State of the Industry

At the start of each year, ATA surveys the readers of its various publications  to learn about current trends, business challenges and opportunities. As anticipated, inflation, the supply chain and hiring remain the top concerns, but revenues are up and growth plans are in the works for most respon…
InTents welcomes new editorial board

June 1, 2023  |  News

A hearty thanks to the following members of the tent and event rental industry who have volunteered to serve on the 2023/2024 InTents Editorial Board.
Project showcase: Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

June 1, 2023  |  Installation Spotlight, Projects

With a large hospital fundraiser coming up, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra wanted to temporarily expand its home at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.
Readers’ Choice Awards 2023

June 1, 2023  |  Awards, Features, Reader's Choice Awards

We asked InTents readers to vote for the best of the best in 15 categories. Which companies, products and services do InTents readers depend on to run their businesses? What tent rental industry supplier always comes through when you need them? Which piece of equipment saves time and labor? And what…
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Extreme challenges of extreme heat

June 1, 2023  |  Features

Headquartered in Atlanta and serving that city and the North Georgia area, TLC Rents is no stranger to the challenges posed by hot, humid weather. As such, the full-service event planning company knows to pay attention when the heat turns extreme—something that’s been happening with greater freq…
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Installations that wow!

June 1, 2023  |  Features

When it comes to tent installations, it’s all about getting clients, customers and attendees to remember the event, the environs and the overall ambience of the experience. Providing installations that “wow” is the core philosophy behind today’s successful tent companies—it’s what makes …
Leadership tips for reducing stress

June 1, 2023  |  Business, Tips and Techniques

A certain level of stress can be motivational and stimulating. It can help us focus our energy. It can emphasize our passion and commitment. But as Albert Einstein reportedly said, “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
Can outsourcing mitigate labor shortages?

June 1, 2023  |  Business, Management

I was recently speaking with a group of operations managers and they raised the topic of outsourcing. Outsourcing of services has always been something that my clients have traditionally shied away from. They often outsource functions in the early years, but as they grow, there is a tendency to brin…
Better scheduling can improve employee retention

June 1, 2023  |  Business, Safety

Editor’s note: When discussing employee retention problems, one of the most commonly cited causes are the hours this industry requires—early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays.
TRD Spring Boot Camp

June 1, 2023  |  News

The Spring TRD Boot Camp was held at Made in the Shade Rentals in West Sacramento, Calif. The event kicked off on March 14 with a welcome reception hosted by the owners of Made in the Shade—Nancy and Donald Vasquez—along with new TRD board member Kevin Vasquez and his brother Donny.