Classical Tents satisfies savvy shoppers

April 1st, 2022

Katherine Lockridge bought Classical Tents and Party Goods 27 years ago with co-owner Ben Naylor while completing her Master of Education degree. She didn’t pursue teaching in the traditional sense, but Lockridge has since educated herself on an industry she and Naylor knew nothing about at the time of sale.  “Buying the company felt like […]

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IFAI Expo 2019 Keynote: ‘Choose people’ to make effective connections

October 2nd, 2019

Thom Singer, the keynote speaker at IFAI’s annual meeting on Wed., Oct. 2, at IFAI Expo, is clear about one thing: People want to do business with people they know, like and trust. And that connection won’t happen through second-hand tools offered on social media or other electronic sites. Singer, a consultant to executives and […]

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Event lighting options grow to meet client demands

December 1st, 2018

While LED technology changes the industry, social media drives trends in lighting for tented events. Back in the dark ages—before the internet and the rise of social media—decorative lighting was rarely a major consideration for tented events. “When I got married, there was no lighting,” says Sandy Mulrey, director of sales and marketing at DesignLight, […]

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Eureka Tents launches new website

April 3rd, 2015

Optimized for use in office or on site Binghamton, N.Y.-based Eureka Tents announced in a March 26 press release the launch of its new website, The new site is optimized for use in the office or in the field. The release said that the website includes product information, specifications, updated technical manuals, and tent […]

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