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Durham, NC, United States, 2010/01/21 - Event Solutions magazine, Conference and Tradeshow recently announced that CORT Event Furnishings has been named as a finalist in the 2010 Spotlight Awards for Rental Company of the Year.
CORT Event Furnishings was previously named the 2007 Event Solutions Spotlight Awards Rental Company of the Year.
CORT Event Furnishings, a Berkshire Hathaway company, has led the exhibit and events industry in providing specialty furnishings for events nationwide over the past four decades. From high-profile sporting events to corporate events and social gatherings, CORT provides the rental furnishings that make events possible, leveraging a national footprint supported by 12 distribution centers and a team of dedicated event professionals to deliver unforgettable customer experiences.
“CORT consistently delivers ‘wow’ experiences for event planners and attendees by providing the highest quality products and customer service,” said Steve Kemble, America’s Sassiest Lifestyle Guru and a former winner of Event Solutions’ Event Planner of the Year Award. Kemble has appeared on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover Wedding Edition,” Style Network’s “Whose Wedding Is It Anyway,” and has orchestrated Hollywood-style parties for E!’s Countdown to the Academy Awards, CBS’s The Early Show and Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine. “I urge all of CORT’s many fans to support their stylish inventory, impeccable service and flexible solutions by casting a vote in their favor for the Spotlight Awards Rental Company of the Year.”
CORT’s diverse collection includes a broad range of modern design-oriented furnishings, including the latest inspirations from Europe. CORT Event Furnishings has recently introduced three innovative new collections, the LED Luna Lighting Collection, the modular Endless Seating system offering the flexibility to fit any design scheme, and the Gamer Collection, a furnishings collection featuring youthful colors and shapes to serve the growing video gaming and technology events industry.
Finalists were selected from a field of more than 600 nominations representing the top event professionals around the world. The prestigious Spotlight Awards, the event industry’s most comprehensive awards program, began in 1998 and has grown to include 20 categories.
“We are honored to once again be in such a distinguished group of finalists competing for the 2010 Spotlight Awards,” said Kevin Dana, director of marketing and product development for CORT Event Furnishings. “These awards recognize the dedication and creativity our team shows in designing world-class events for each and every client.”
Finalists were published in the December issue of Event Solutions magazine and appear on the voting site: event-solutions.com until January 31, 2010. Recipients of the award will be presented the awards statue on March 8, 2010 in Las Vegas, as the signature event of the Event Solutions Conference and Tradeshow.
To vote visit: event-solutions.com before January 31, 2010.
About CORT Event Furnishings
CORT Event Furnishings (CORTevents.com) is a nationwide provider of furnishings for the exhibit and events industry. From high-profile sporting events to corporate events and social gatherings, CORT provides the rental furnishings that make events possible. CORT also provides rental furniture to the majority of trade shows and conferences in the nation, including shows and events in Canada. With 12 distribution centers located across the nation, CORT Event Furnishings guarantees “Style & Service Delivered.” In 2009, CORT Trade Show and Event Furnishings introduced the industry’s first easy space planning tool, accessible for free through CORT’s Website, allowing clients to design accurate 2D floor plans in minutes. All of CORT’s products are available in 2D and 3D CAD files free to all clients.
For the past 40 years, CORT (cort.com) has been a leading provider in rental furniture and has provided services to more than 80 percent of the Fortune 500 companies. CORT is a Berkshire Hathaway company and has offices in every major U.S. market and a global furniture rental network of affiliates in more than 50 countries.