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  December 2017

The Tent Show 2017 Recap

The "Show for the Tenting Professional 2017" was hosted by Mohegan Sun Hotel & Casino, Uncasville, CT.  Returning after a 12 year hiatus, MATRA celebrated its 30th Anniversary in the tent rental industry during the entire week.  The weather was New England warm - only a little rain on Sunday and no rain...



Welcome your 2017-2018 MATRA Board

Elected during the Annual Meeting on Monday, November6, 2018. From left to right, Board members are: Fred Tracy, Ian Sherwood, Billy Hill, Keith Eismann, Dan Dalton, Steve Campbell, Bryan Bolt, Daryl Benz, Liz Davis (Treasurer) Kenny Puff (Vice President), George Smith (President), Pat Moughan and Butch Ruggiero (Immediate Past President). Melani Kodikian (not pictured) will serve as Secretary. We welcome everyone to the Board.


FOR 2018

Membership dues for 2018 must be paid by January 31, 2018. You can pay on line through the MATRA website. Make sure you update your profile information to include any changes in address, emails, websites or phone numbers. If you are set up for automatic renewal, your credit card will be charged by 12/31/17. Click here to download the MATRA logo.!




Looking for one final tax deduction for 2017? Consider donating to the MATRA Scholarship Fund! Click here to go the Delaware Community Foundation website and make your donation by December 31, 2017.  Every contribution helps MATRA provide academic scholarship opportunities to its members, their family members and employees. DCF will send you the appropriate allowable IRS tax deduction forms upon receipt of your donation.


Preliminary MATRA scholarship applications are now being accepted for the 2018 academic year. Serviced by Delaware Community Foundation on our behalf, the General Application format permits student applicants to establish their own account to complete the application process. Information regarding number of scholarship awards and amounts will be available by the end of January 2018. Apply early as the application deadline is April, 2018. Click on the link below to create your user name and password to get started!

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March 20, 2018


Losberger US in Frederick, MD will host us for Spring Training 2018.  More information will follow and registration will be open soon! Mark your calendar so that you don't miss this valuable one day of education at a great facility!


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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.