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April 2019

Spring Training 2019 Success

Another great Spring training event in the books!  The annual event kicked off with an informal social gathering on Monday, March 25 hosted by the MATRA Board of Directors at Bobby V's Restaurant and Sports Bar, Stamford, CT.  A private space was set aside for our growing group to network, welcome manufacturers and rental company...



Introducing MATRA's Newest Board Member!

Carol Cundey, CERP, entered the industry in 1989 in event management handling large scale corporate and fundraising events.  She was hooked on events after her very first fundraising Gala and pursued that area of the industry for several  years.  After relocating to Northeastern Pennsylvania, she joined Eureka! and has just celebrated her 20 year Anniversary with them!

During her career, Carol has worked closely with rental companies, vendors and other industry associations to help advance the tent, rental and event professions as a whole.  In 2011, she...


All MATRA memberships expired in January 2019. We are working on our 2019 MATRA Membership Directory and you must be a current member to be included.  You can pay online through the MATRA website.  If you have any changes in your company information, please adjust on your profile page as soon as possible as your directly entry will be printed based on the information from that page!!!





As the main identity of MATRA, we ask that all current/active members use the proper logo on all promotions and collateral materials advertising membership in MATRA.  Click here for logo usage rules and regulations.

2019 MATRA Members' Photo Contest

MATRA's 2019 Membership Directory Cover Competition is Open!  This year's winning photo will be, once again, featured on the front cover of the 2019 MATRA Membership Directory and MATRA Social Media.  In addition, the winner will receive live recognition at The Tent Show 2019 in Raleigh, North Carolina!

Entries will be accepted through May 15, 2019.  The wining photo will be revealed in June, 2019.

          HOW DO I ENTER??**

Submit a high resolution photo of a 2018 project to: with a subject line of "2019 Photo Contest" -
Label it with your Company Name; Provide a short narrative describing the photo; AND acknowledge any applicable photo credits:  IT'S THAT SIMPLE!!!!

**All MATRA members in good standing are welcome to submit a photo.  Entries must be a photo of a 2018 project.  Photo approval from event rental company, client or any recognizable models shown on the submitted media is required.  MATRA retains the right to use any submitted media for their marketing purposes. Winner will be chosen by a selected committee of industry professionals.



The Tent Show 2019

heads to Raleigh, North Carolina


Registration will soon be open for The Tent Show 2019. Hosted by Embassy Suites Raleigh Durham Research Triangle in Raleigh, NC from November 4th-7th 2019, MATRA is looking forward to a brand new venue and all the Southern hospitality that Raleigh offers.  Mark your calendars and plan to attend our annual conference this November. Look for upcoming details to follow!


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Manufacturers and Tent Renters Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 9826
Wilmington, DE 19809
Phone:302.765.3945 Ext 2
Fax: 302-241-2177

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Mission Statement

The mission of MATRA is to uphold safe practices and promote the professionalism and integrity of the tent rental industry, through education, networking and leadership development.