Tent Expo 2021 postponed to January 2022

June 22nd, 2020

Tent Expo 2021 has been postponed to January 2022. Tent Rental Division (TRD) chairman Michael Tharpe released the following statement: The COVID-19 pandemic has hit our members hard and changed the way in which we do business in today's environment. As your association, TRD has felt your pain and has listened to your issues and concerns […]

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Eureka! offers guide to help rental companies get back to business

May 2nd, 2020

As the demand for COVID-19 emergency testing sites and drive-thrus winds down, tent rental companies are exploring how they might recover lost revenue during the “bridge period” as the economy slowly reopens. Tent manufacturer Eureka! Tents, Binghamton, N.Y., has created a guide that rental companies can use to promote their services.   “A Practical Guide […]

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U.S. tent and structure manufacturers unite with the special events industry to address the COVID-19 pandemic

April 3rd, 2020

The special events industry stands poised to address surging capacity needs of the U.S. health care infrastructure. Ten of the major U.S. tent and structure manufacturers have joined together in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The principal strategy of the group is to align needs for disaster resources including field hospitals, emergency temporary shelters, […]

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Tent rental companies grapple with COVID-19 cancellations

March 13th, 2020

Amid a wave of postponed and cancelled events, tent rental companies brace for the worst while attempting to find a “win-win” for themselves and their customers. By Jill C. Lafferty Tent rentals companies that were gearing up for a robust spring season, and those whose season was already underway, spent the week of March 9 […]

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Serge Ferrari, Miami Corporation announce distribution partnership

March 3rd, 2020

Stamskin One Allure from Serge Ferrari. Serge Ferrari North America (Deerfield Beach, Fla.) and Miami Corporation (Cincinnati, Ohio) have announced a distribution partnership. Miami Corporation, a distributor for the marine, awning and automotive industries, has added Serge Ferrari’s upholstery fabric line to its product offerings. Serge Ferrari’s Stamskin® One and Stamskin® One Allure are currently […]

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New leadership for IFAI

October 2nd, 2019

Each year, the Leadership Development Committee of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) follows a detailed process outlined in association bylaws for electing new board members. As recently announced at IFAI’s annual meeting at IFAI Expo in Orlando, the following individuals have been chosen to serve on the IFAI board of directors: Ron Houle, president […]

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Crown Point Enterprises Inc. acquires Be Seated

April 4th, 2019

Crown Point Enterprises Inc., operating as All Occasions Party Rental and Marbella Event Furniture & Décor Rental, with locations in Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Columbus, has acquired the assets of Be Seated in Akron, Ohio. The acquisition supports Crown Point’s strategy, as the company expands its reach in the North East region of the United States. […]

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Crown Point Enterprises Inc. acquires Be Seated

April 4th, 2019

Crown Point Enterprises Inc., operating as All Occasions Party Rental and Marbella Event Furniture & Décor Rental, with locations in Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Columbus, has acquired the assets of Be Seated in Akron, Ohio. The acquisition supports Crown Point’s strategy, as the company expands its reach in the North East region of the United States. […]

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Olympic Tent welcomes Linc Aldershof as its national sales manager

December 6th, 2018

  Tent manufacturer Olympic Tent, Tacoma, Wash., has hired Linc Aldershof as national sales manager. Aldershof brings 43 years of experience in the tent and industrial fabric industry to Olympic Tent. He will be responsible for developing new business relationships, promoting products and overseeing the sales team. Aldershof is an accomplished sales professional with a […]

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IFAI announces new Textile Career Center

September 19th, 2018

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has announced a new online career resource: the Textile Career Center. This new initiative will offer IFAI members, and the industry at large, an easy-to-use and highly targeted resource for online employment connections. For job seekers, the Textile Career Center will serve as a tool to find and apply […]

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