2023 Tent Conference takes next generation to the next level

April 1st, 2023

On January 11–13, 120 members of the event and tent rental industry gathered in Savannah, Ga., to network, learn from industry experts and, of course, engage in a few friendly competitions for this year’s bragging rights.  Outgoing TRD chair Michael Tharpe was recognized for his many years of service to the TRD and presented with […]

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The impact of 2018 and 2021 tent code revisions

April 1st, 2020

As the 2018 I-codes gain adoption, tent professionals can help advance the code development process. Tent professionals can help shape fire and building codes at the local, state and national levels by building relationships with enforcement officials and professionals who represent related industry groups, according to Paul Armstrong, P.E., C.B.O.  Armstrong, IFAI’s Tent Rental Division […]

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Tent Conference 2018 brings industry leaders together

April 1st, 2018

Industry leaders gathered in West Mesa, Ariz., in January for education, networking and the annual Tent Rental Division (TRD) meeting at Tent Conference 2018. In the opening educational session, attendees were introduced to new TRD code consultant Paul Armstrong, P.E., C.B.O., and TRD code committee member Ron Anstey, investigator and section chief with the New […]

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Register for Tent Conference 2018

December 1st, 2017

Registration is open for Tent Conference 2018, set for Jan. 18–19 at the Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West in Mesa, Ariz. Don’t miss out on the leading event for promoting the advancement of the commercial tent rental industry. The group rate for the host hotel is available until Dec. 15. Tent Conference offers dynamic learning […]

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Tent Conference 2016 recap

April 1st, 2016

More than 100 attendees and 22 sponsors gathered in Las Vegas, Nev., in January for education,and networking at Tent Conference 2016. The conference kicked off with a golf tournament at the Las Vegas Country Club and a welcome reception sponsored by Anchor Industries Inc., Evansville, Ind., and Rainier Industries Ltd., Tukwila, Wash. Keynote speaker Chuck […]

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Tent Conference early-bird deadline Nov. 24

November 17th, 2015

The Tent Conference 2016 early-bird deadline is Nov. 24 for registration. After the deadline, registration prices will increase. Tent Conference 2016 will be held Jan. 26–28 at the Westgate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. The event will provide networking opportunities, access to the industry’s materials suppliers, education sessions, and the annual business meeting […]

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New sponsorships available at Tent Conference

September 30th, 2015

In lieu of tabletop exhibits, new sponsorship opportunities are available at IFAI’s Tent Conference 2016, taking place Jan. 26–28 in Las Vegas, Nev. Companies can choose from several options, including speaking engagements, signage and meal choices. All sponsorships include logo placement on the Tent Conference website and show guide, as well as in email communications. […]

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Tent Conference registration now open

September 24th, 2015

Registration for IFAI’s Tent Conference 2016, held Jan. 26–28 in Las Vegas, Nev., is now open. Hosted by IFAI’s Tent Rental Division (TRD) at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, the conference offers a robust educational component designed to grow businesses; valuable networking opportunities; access to the industry’s top material suppliers; and TRD’s annual […]

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