Event Central Hosts MATRA Spring Training Event March 19

Event Central will be host to the Mid Atlantic Tent Renters Association, MATRA, on March 19, 2013  from 8:30am to 4:00pm.  This is a one-day Event Central Matra Spring Trainingeducational program which will focus on your installers.

Topics include: > Critical Communication within the Rental Organization/Keynote Speaker

> Emergency Event Evacuation

> Job Costing Strategies

> Auctions and your Transitions

> Tent Crew Foreman Challenges and Development

> Table Top Exhibits

> Tour of Event Central facility

Registration Fees: Early Registration by March 1st Members $59 Non-Members $79 Exhibitor-Member $159 Exhibitor Non-Member $179

Regular Registration after March 1st and through March 15th Add

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Highlights From The February 2013 American Rental Association Show

The Rental Show Las VegasSands Expo and Convention Center Las Vegas

The American Rental Association (ARA) held “The Rental Show 2013” this month at Sands Expo and Convention Center at Las Vegas. The show combines the Construction and Party Rental vendors on a single show floor.  This is the main show for the United States and Canadian market. It is also an international event with vendors and rental stores from around the world.Sands Expo Las Vegas 2013 The Rental Show

The show combines rental education as well as product displays including hundreds of tents and large construction machines all under one roof.

The show kicked off Saturday with the …

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ARA Releases Landmark Document – Best Practices Safe Tenting

In a Press Conference Tuesday, The American Rental Association (ARA) and its affiliated Insurance arm released the newly developed “Statement of Best Practices of Emergency Evacuation Planning for Tented Events”  This landmark document was developed through the combined efforts of The ARA, and several industry leaders from party rental companies and tent manufacturers across the United States.


The American Rental Association developed  the Statement of Best Practices for Emergency Evacuation Planning at Tented Events

Objectives of the document include:

Underscore that tents are not safe shelters in emergency situations. Educate event personnel involved in tented events of their role to ensure the safe use of the equipment. Help tent rental companies and their clients in understanding…
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WS Chamber Holds Wine Pairing in a Most Unusual Place

The West Shore Chamber held their 4th annual Wine Pairing event Tuesday in a most unusual place. The event was sponsored by Frampton Kimmel, a firm headed up by Chris Frampton and Jackie Kimmel to provide comprehensive financial planning services. The wine pairing was the fusion of carefully selected wines by Gene Zvolensky Capital Wine and Spirits with food prepared on site by Don Noss of Sir D’s Catering. Event Central converted a portion of their warehouse (the 35′ x 45′ tent wash bay) into an intimate tented event space with seating for 65. The Chamber had a …

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