Riding out the crisis

November 1st, 2021

Select Event Group built this semi-permanent structure for the Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md. Photo: Paul Corgan, Select Event Group. Tent and event rental companies have weathered tough times before. Most recently in 2008 when the economy tanked, the industry dug deep to keep afloat as clients cut back expenditures and events were […]

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Tent CARES Day honors pandemic workers

November 1st, 2020

Tent manufacturers and rental businesses around the U.S. celebrated the frontline workers of the COVID-19 pandemic on Aug. 29 with barbeques, food truck fare and lots of sweet treats.  TLC Rents celebrated Tent CARES Day by serving up a barbeque lunch for Atlanta, Ga.-area frontline workers. Photo: TLC Rents. Independent Tent CARES Day events were […]

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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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