Enter now: IFAI’s International Achievement Awards

May 13th, 2021

After a year away, the International Achievement Awards (IAA) return for the 75th anniversary of recognizing the best projects across the specialty fabrics industry. The awards are an opportunity for you to showcase your technical skills and talents to the entire industry. The International Achievement Awards is an annual competition that recognizes and promotes awareness […]

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Wedding on the rocks

June 1st, 2020

Stamford Tent & Event Services turns a rocky waterfront site into a ‘stunning’ wedding venue. Want to avoid having a marriage get off to a (figurative) rocky start? Call a premarital counselor. But a literal rocky start? Just call in Stamford Tent & Event Services of Stamford, Conn., to fix that.  Stamford Tent & Event […]

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A tent for Antarctic conditions

December 1st, 2019

A tent designed for Antarctic conditions allows researchers to work through cold temperatures and high winds. The Space Science and Engineering Center at the University of Wisconsin−Madison deploys field research teams to Casey Station, a permanent base and outpost on the eastern coast of Antarctica, from September to March. While studying atmospheric changes, the research […]

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Formula E pit lane structure is a story of ‘firsts’

December 1st, 2019

Losberger De Boer meets the challenges of designing and installing a Formula E pit lane structure in Saudi Arabia. by Jeff Moravec When Losberger De Boer signed on for an installation related to the first electric Grand Prix car race ever held in Saudi Arabia, the company was in uncharted territory, according to Paul Machin, […]

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Tent installations that make you say WOW!

December 1st, 2018

Masters at the craft of tenting devise creative solutions for challenging installations. Imagine a theatrical performance where the contribution of every member of the cast and crew is flawless; every costume, set piece and prop functions perfectly; and the sound and lighting come off without a single hitch. As an audience member, you can appreciate […]

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Stamford creates magical wedding day

June 1st, 2018

IFAI’s International Achievement Awards (IAA) recognize the skills that drive excellence in the tent industry. Here’s one submission to the 2017 IAA competition that highlights the complexity of a project with a tight timeline. Stamford Tent & Event Services, Stamford, Conn., completed a 15,000-square-foot, multi-tent project with an attached lounge and raised hardwood floor for […]

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2017 International Achievement Award winners announced at IFAI Expo

September 28th, 2017

This year’s winners in IFAI’s global International Achievement Awards (IAA) competition, recognizing design excellence in specialty fabrics applications, were announced on Sept. 28 at the organization’s annual meeting at IFAI Expo 2017 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. For more than 70 years, IAA has acknowledged innovation and excellence in design […]

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International Achievement Awards

December 1st, 2016

Four tent manufacturing and rental companies were honored with 2016 International Achievement Awards (IAA) at IFAI Expo in October. Mahaffey Fabric Structures, Memphis, Tenn., received the Award of Excellence, Best in Category, for “Dining Under the Stars”. Other winning entries are: Private Tent Rental Outstanding Achievement: “Destination: Golden Isles, Georgia,” Beachview Event Rentals & Design, […]

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IFAI Expo 2016 closes successful show with near-record attendance

October 31st, 2016

IFAI Expo 2016, the textile industry's show of record, attracted 5,023 participants to the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C., from Oct. 18-21. IFAI Expo is the largest display of specialty fabrics and technical textiles in the Americas. Attendees were treated to four days of product demonstrations, education, networking, exhibits and awards recognizing industry achievement. "We […]

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