2019 State of the Industry

April 1st, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTE: A summary of IFAI’s State of the Industry report appeared in the March issue of Specialty Fabrics Review magazine. The tent industry summary is reprinted below. For the summary of all 11 market areas (awnings and canopies, marine, fabric graphics, fabric structures, tent rental, military, advanced textile products, narrow fabrics, geosynthetics, tarpaulins and […]

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IFAI 2018 State of the Industry report highlights trends in the tent rental industry

April 1st, 2018

The U.S./Canadian tent rental market grew in the mid-single digit figure range in 2017 and is projected to be similar in 2018. Notable trends in the tent rental market in 2017 include: Better weather in the spring and summer of 2017 contributed to an increase in the number of events held in 2017. Increased demand […]

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State of the Industry 2017

April 1st, 2017

With thousands of companies competing for event organizers to rent tents and tent-related equipment, this is a very competitive market. In terms of volume, sales for the U.S./Canadian end product manufacturer (fabricator) market were 24.1 million square yards in 2016, up 4 percent over 2015. Sales are projected to be 25.3 million square yards in […]

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