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  October 2017

The Tent Show 2017

"The Show for the Tenting Professional" 2017 will be held at the Mohegan Sun Hotel and Casino, from November 6th - 9th. Don't miss joining us as we celebrate MATRA's Diamond Anniversary in the tent rental industry. Online Conference Registration is Open until October 20, 2017. The Schedule of Events link below has been updated.



Tuesday Night Welcome Reception

Tuesday night's Welcome Reception for The Tent Show 2017 will be held at Margaritaville Mohegan Sun on November 7, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  You won't want to miss this great networking opportunity in Mohegan's most tropical atmosphere! Attend in your festive Parrothead attire and connect with MATRA members that you haven't seen since last year. Margaritaville will remain open after our event for an additional hour with a cash bar and an opportunity to order food from their menu. Tickets are going fast so register today! **You must be 21 years of age to attend**

MATRA Annual Meeting
Monday, November 6, 2017
Passamaquoddy Meeting Room, 7:00 p.m.

Attend MATRA's Annual Meeting as we highlight and review 2016. Board Rental position elections will be held.  Also on the agenda will be the membership vote changing the name of the Association to Manufacturers And Tent Rental Association!




Following the Annual Meeting, MATRA will host our Monday Night Event at Michael Jordan's Bar #23 in Mohegan Sun.

No ticket need - Lite fare will be provided with a CASH bar.

Golden Sledgehammer

Who to Beat for 2017

Brent Bergey, Tents for Rent, received the coveted Golden Sledgehammer title for 2016.  Who will be this year's winner? We hope you have been training! Click on the link below to see all of the MATRA Games' winners from last year! Good luck -

2016 Winners

Additional Conference Highlights!


Tickets are selling out quickly for our Annual Awards Dinner held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 in the Uncas Ballroom, Mohegan Sun. Celebrating 30 years in the tent industry, we will also be recognizing all of our Past MATRA Presidents for their service and contributions to our Association. Register and get your tickets prior to the online October 20, 2017 deadline!

Exhibitors - don't forget to participate in our Diamond Ticket Raffle by donating to the "Swag" Baskets. Three (3) items are required, one for each of the three prizes. They do not need to be the same item. Prizes must be received in the Registration tent no later than 2:30 p.m. on 11/8/17. Contact the MATRA office for further information at (302) 765-3945.


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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.