TRD Virtual Summit brings industry together in a new way

Members of the tent and event rental industry connected online Jan. 19–21, 2021, for a three-day virtual summit that offered dynamic education, networking and the annual Tent Rental Division (TRD) business meeting. The summit was held live on the virtual platform, Remo, where attendees were able to experience face-to-face engagement opportunities and interact with vendors. “The [...]

By |2021-01-28T11:33:20-06:00January 28, 2021|

Glen Raven expands warranty for Sunbrella fabrics

According to a press release, Glen Raven Custom Fabrics has announced an enhanced warranty for Sunbrella® fabrics to include replacement labor costs in all categories, including residential and commercial upholstery, shade and marine applications in the rare instances when replacement fabric may be needed. With the inclusion of replacement costs, Sunbrella fabrics are backed by [...]

By |2021-01-18T09:38:49-06:00January 18, 2021|

Palm Beach Mask to donate 100,000 disposable facemasks

Palm Beach Mask, a Riviera Beach, Fla.-based manufacturer of personal protective equipment (PPE), will donate 100,000 disposable facemasks to government offices, medical organizations, first responders and non-profit groups across Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast this holiday season. The company was created as a spin-off of Canvas Designers, a Riviera Beach custom marine canvas [...]

By |2020-12-21T12:01:28-06:00December 21, 2020|

2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award Recipients announced

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) is very fortunate to have so many volunteers who give of themselves selflessly, helping every day by serving on different boards, task forces and committees. These volunteers judge competitions, provide education and impassioned leadership to others day-in and day-out. To acknowledge their service, ATA developed a program in 2012 called the [...]

By |2020-11-23T08:18:09-06:00November 12, 2020|

2020 Honored Life Member Award Recipient announced

Honored Life Member status for Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) is designed for individuals who have shown a commitment to the association. Honored Life Membership is bestowed by special request only, and at the discretion of the ATA Board of Directors to candidates based on the following criteria: Meritorious or outstanding work accomplished for the association; [...]

By |2020-11-23T08:18:58-06:00November 12, 2020|

Meet the Newly Elected and Re-elected 2021 IFAI Board of Directors

Each year, Advanced Textiles Association’s (ATA) Leadership Development Committee follows a detailed process outlined in our bylaws for electing board members. It is ATA’s pleasure to announce the newly elected and re-elected individuals who were chosen to serve on the 2021 ATA Board of Directors. Newly Elected Directors Jennifer Fennell, Polo Custom ProductsJennifer Fennell is [...]

By |2020-11-12T11:37:54-06:00November 12, 2020|

Tent Rental Division of Industrial Fabrics Association International Shows Appreciation to Frontline Medical Workers by Promoting Nationwide “CARES” Day

The Tent Rental Division (TRD) of Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) is showing support for frontline medical workers that are serving during the COVID-19 pandemic by promoting the tent rental industry's nationwide "CARES" day. "CARES" day, happening Aug. 29, 2020, was created by the USTSA (United States Tent and Structure Alliance). USTSA is a group of [...]

By |2020-07-16T10:18:59-05:00July 16, 2020|

Geosynthetics Conference 2021 Call for Proposals and Abstracts Now Open

ROSEVILLE, MN – Proposals and abstracts are now being accepted for Geosynthetics Conference 2021. Submissions include short course, workshop, training lecture, technical session and panel discussion proposals, as well as abstract submissions for technical papers of all types. Submissions will be accepted through May 1, 2020.  The 2021 Geosynthetics Conference takes place Feb. 21–24, 2021 in Kansas [...]

By |2020-03-31T11:52:02-05:00March 31, 2020|

Florida Keys shut down due to coronavirus

The Florida Keys are closed to visitors, including all hotels and other lodging establishments. Officials from Monroe County, which encompasses most of the archipelago off the southern coast of Florida, posted a statement on the county's website that said the Keys would be "closed to all tourists and leisure visitors, lodging establishment are no longer [...]

By |2020-03-23T09:01:09-05:00March 23, 2020|

Miami-Dade mayor orders boat ramps and marinas closed amid coronavirus

The Miami Herald is reporting that the mayor of Miami-Dade County has announced the closure of all marinas and boat ramps in the county, citing large gatherings of boaters on the water amid the coronavirus pandemic. Palm Beach County officials also banned recreational boating activities indefinitely, citing parties and other large gatherings on the water. [...]

By |2020-03-23T08:52:15-05:00March 23, 2020|
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