Tent professionals enjoy business and fun at Tent Conference 2020

January 27th, 2020

Event tent installation is all about teamwork, and the attendees at IFAI Tent Conference 2020 got to show off those skills last week in an “Amazing Race”-style competition that had them working together to solve puzzles, climb a rock tower and ride a mechanical bull among other fun challenges! A TRD Experience team completes a […]

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How to patch tent fabric with a heat gun

June 1st, 2019

Follow these steps to make simple repairs to damaged tent tops. Bryan Bolt demonstrates the use of a flat-nozzle heat gun and patch in repairing tent fabric in an educational session at Tent Expo 2019 in January. The flat nozzle spreads the heat evenly between the damaged tent material and the patch material. The most […]

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Basic training principles for new and long-time installers

August 1st, 2018

Training new installers—and long-time crew members—comes down to a focus on safety, product-specific knowledge and product care. Labor is a problem everywhere, with tent rental companies experiencing constant turnover and the need to train new installers. Desperate to fill out their crews, tent renters will often send new employees on the road for installations right […]

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IFAI Tent Expo 2017

October 1st, 2016

A slate of networking opportunities, comprehensive conference programs and live demos and exhibits is being prepared for IFAI Tent Expo 2017, set for Jan. 24–26 at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla. Trusted by the international community of tent rental professionals, Tent Expo is an engaging, reliable forum where forward-thinking professionals convene biannually. Always popular […]

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Drone photography soars for tent professionals

October 1st, 2016

Drone photography is the latest tool for tent professionals to show off their stuff. I flew a drone for the first time at IFAI Tent Expo 2015 and was instantly obsessed. The experience of controlling a copter 400 feet away was amazing! The things I could see and the photos and video I could take […]

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