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 TRD NextGen Program

April 1st, 2023

The TRD NextGen program aims to play a vital role in supporting the education and training of the industry’s next generation of leaders. The 2023 Tent Conference saw the launch of the division’s first NextGen event. “NextGen” is short for “Next Generation,” defined by ATA’s Tent Rental Division (TRD) as anyone who meets at least […]

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Chair-man Mills Corp. partners with Higgins Event Rentals

March 22nd, 2023

Chair-man Mills Corp. (CMMC), Canada's premier national event and tent services provider, announces the acquisition of Higgins Event Rentals, a Toronto-based event rental company proudly serving customers since 1982. The partnership strengthens the ability of both parties to offer exceptional product assortment, quality and experience to Ontario's top venues, caterers, planners and corporate clients, and […]

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Durante Rentals launches into event services

March 20th, 2023

Durante Rentals, New Rochelle, N.Y., recently launched Durante Rentals Event Services, specifically geared to support the local set, stage and event community. Industry veteran Kelly Salmon Urbano will lead the new initiative.  “Kelly brings a wealth of experience from the variety of commercials, shows, music videos and festivals she has worked, on the production side. We […]

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Mount Pleasant rental operation closes

March 13th, 2023

Lisa Myers and her son, Jordan, at the counter of their business that closed Feb. 28. Tuesday, Feb. 28, was a challenging day for Lisa and Brent Myers, second-generation owners of their family’s Mount Pleasant Rental Center & Party’s Plus in Mount Pleasant, Mich. That was the last day their business — which was started […]

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Town & Country

Town & Country Event Rentals acquires Signature Party Rentals

March 1st, 2023

Photo courtesy of Michael & Anna Costa Photography Town & Country Event Rentals (T&C), Van Nuys, Calif., recently acquired Signature Party Rentals (Signature), Santa Ana, Calif. T&C is the portfolio company of Shadow Lake Partners (SLP). It was added to the SLP portfolio through a majority recapitalization in December of 2022 as a premier provider of event infrastructure and support […]

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One World Rental expands in Canada

February 24th, 2023

IT Rental and Technology solutions company One World Rental moved into new Toronto offices, tripling their Toronto warehouse square footage as part of their ongoing expansion in North America. The company operates in Canada as One World IT Rental Canada Inc and has had a Canadian presence since 2018. The business continues to grow its NA client […]

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Ultimate Textile launches new linen subrental model

February 23rd, 2023

Ultimate Textile, Paterson, N.J., has introduced a new two-week model for national linen subrentals. The extension of a subrental period from one to two weeks allows extra time for rental companies to service their customers, and is an industry first, according to the company.  “Customers can be more at ease without having to worry about […]

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Point of Rental earns RER’s IPA for computer software

February 21st, 2023

Point of Rental’s Public API was awarded RER’s 2022 Innovative Product Award for Computer Software, marking the ninth consecutive year the company has earned the honor.  “Point of Rental’s people are always excited to make the extra effort to work out a solution,” said Point of Rental CEO Wayne Harris. “Our public API allows our […]

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Easy RFID Pro partners with Fred’s Tents

February 7th, 2023

Easy RFID Pro, the low cost, easy-to-use RFID inventory tracking solution for tents, inflatables, linens, and more, is excited to announce a partnership with Fred's Tents, trusted industrial tent manufacturing company, manufacturing the highest quality commercial & industrial tents, portable garages, canopies, tent components, and accessories for the rental and event industries, and retailers worldwide. […]

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