Tent industry back together at IFAI Tent Expo

January 24th, 2022

George Smith (left) and Jim Reyen received the 2022 Wodetzki Award. Hundreds of tent and rental professionals gathered in Daytona Beach, Fla., in January for the IFAI Tent Expo. Members of the Tent Rental Division and other industry professionals took the opportunity to meet in person for the first time in two years, driving near-record […]

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To the rescue: tenting for disasters

April 1st, 2021

The Shelter G-Series of tent structures are a popular disaster response option. The tents are often used to provide sleeping and dining quarters, and have also been deployed for COVID-19 testing and vaccine distribution. Their lightweight, strong design and universal parts allow for easy handling in the field. Photo courtesy of Shelter Structures America Inc. […]

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The big business of music festival installations

April 1st, 2020

Music festivals have become big business, and temporary structures are integral to the festival-goer experience—from small ticketing and concession tents, to custom products for high-end activations and immersive experiences, to glamping tents, where music lovers can take a break or keep the party going all night long.   by Sigrid Tornquist Noise Pop. Crush. Pot […]

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Tent rental companies grapple with COVID-19 cancellations

March 13th, 2020

Amid a wave of postponed and cancelled events, tent rental companies brace for the worst while attempting to find a “win-win” for themselves and their customers. By Jill C. Lafferty Tent rentals companies that were gearing up for a robust spring season, and those whose season was already underway, spent the week of March 9 […]

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Multilevel structures raise the roof for major events

August 1st, 2019

When there’s nowhere for a tented event to expand outward, multilevel structures help the festivities to go up.  by Pamela Mills-Senn When Traube Tents and Structures entered the double-decker market this past spring, the Columbia, Ill.-based rental provider had exactly one contract for the two Losberger Emporium multistory structures it had added to its inventory. […]

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