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Year: 2012

February 28th, 2012

If April showers bring May flowers, then now is the time to plan ahead when it comes to your pop-up tent and the weather. With spring just around the corner and rain likely in your forecast over the coming months, it’s time to think about your canopy’s top. What’s the … Continue reading “Waterproof versus Water Resistant: What You Need to Know About Your Pop-Up Tent”

February 23rd, 2012

To the working professionals of the world, spring break is a distant memory and even more distant on the calendar of events. But for college students and company brands, the time is now to prepare for spring break. Every year, hundreds of college kids flock to the South for sun … Continue reading “Spring Break for Brands: Getting the Right Canopy”

February 21st, 2012

With spring just around the corner, it’s time to start planning. Whether you’re a local farmer, a vendor or even a baker who wants to showcase your goods, the spring and summer months are prime times for farmers markets. Depending on where you are, this comes with a new set … Continue reading “Farmers Market Pop-Up Tent: Getting Ready for Spring”

February 17th, 2012

After 26 years in the pop-up tent industry, we’ve come to know a lot about our products and the people who buy them. From event planners to small businesses and even large corporations, one question we get on our custom canopies is “What’s better: digital printing or screen printing?” The … Continue reading “Custom Canopies: Choosing Between Digital and Screen Printing”

February 15th, 2012

If you’re an event planner, one of your primary goals (aside from pleasing your client, of course), is making this event stand out. If you help organize the most elegant wedding your city has ever seen, or the best Bar Mitzvah of the year, you’re likely to attract more business. … Continue reading “Stand Out: Pop-Up Tents for Your Event”

February 13th, 2012

Aside from the frame of your pop-up tent, its top is one of the most important components. It protects you from the elements and can even help you stand out in a crowd. But before investing in a canopy of your own, you’ll want to do some research on the … Continue reading “The Need to Know: About Our Pop-Up Tent Tops”

February 9th, 2012

For the past 26 years, KD Kanopy has been producing high-quality shade canopies and pop-up tents for both personal and commercial use. Need something easy to set up that’s good for more than one use? Call KD Kanopy! We’re introducing another product to the market that’s sure to have your … Continue reading “Made in the Shade: Umbrellas from KD Kanopy”

February 7th, 2012

After 27 years of manufacturing durable and long-lasting aluminum pop-up tents – like the popular Majestic and Advantage – KD Kanopy has brought an innovative new tent to the lineup. Meet the Monarch.

February 3rd, 2012

The essence of a good pop-up tent is its ability to be setup and taken down with ease. With our history of innovation in the canopy industry and use of high-quality products, KD Kanopy ensures that you’ll never spend half of your event just getting your tent set up. While … Continue reading “Pop-Up Tent Basics: Setting Up Your Tent”

February 2nd, 2012

It’s barely February, but for event planners and organizers everywhere, it’s never too early to plan for the spring. Whether it’s an outdoor wedding reception, awards banquet – or any other big event – there’s one shade canopy you’ll want in your arsenal: the StarShade 200.

January 26th, 2012

Looking at the StarShade or StarTwin, you might be a little intimidated. How do you even set it up? Standing 11’2”, your first thought about the StarShade might just be “How in the world can I transport this?” Luckily, we’ve got a video to show you just how easy it … Continue reading “Elegant and Professional: The StarShade in Use”

January 24th, 2012

No matter the season, there seems to be one constant on the TVs and in the parks of the United States: sporting events. Whether it’s football in the fall or soccer in the spring, there’s always something going on. If you’re an athlete, event promoter or just a team’s “#1 … Continue reading “Sporting Canopies: Show Your Team Pride”

January 19th, 2012

As a beverage distributor, you’ve got one goal in mind: brand awareness. Whether you’re a multi-million dollar brand like Coca-Cola or a local brewery looking to make a name for yourself, we know you’re on the move. You’re hitting up local festivals and maybe even throwing a party or two. … Continue reading “For the Thirsty Masses: Shade Canopies for Beverage Distributors”

January 18th, 2012

Brand loyalty. It’s something car owners, soda pop drinkers and shoe brands know a lot about. But pop up canopy companies? You might think one canopy company is the same as the next, but try telling that to the guy whose canopy (and all of his art work or promo … Continue reading “Why Choose KD Kanopy for Your Shade Canopy”

January 16th, 2012

Nothing can ruin a nice patio experience quicker than the blistering summer heat and blinding sun. While the gloomy winter months might still be upon us, that doesn’t mean it’s too soon for your restaurant to plan ahead for this summer. As a restaurant owner, you might not think you … Continue reading “Keep the Customers Happy: Pop Up Canopies for Your Restaurant Patio”

January 12th, 2012

For a radio station or news outlet getting the inside scoop or setting up for a remote broadcast, there’s a lot to worry about.  With all of the equipment, cameras and reporters that need to be in place, the last thing you want to worry about is your pop up … Continue reading “Stand Out at Your Next Remote”

January 10th, 2012

We know we tell you how important it is to protect your shade canopy from the elements. Gusty winds, torrential downpours and snow can all leave their mark on your canopy. But after a happy customer recently wrote in to tell us just what his shade canopy put up with, … Continue reading “Neither Rain Nor Sleet Can Stop the StarShade”

January 6th, 2012

If there’s one thing that has the power to break families apart, ruin friendships and drive any rational person into a frenzy, it’s college athletics. With all the academics, clubs and sports teams, students and alumni grow pretty attached to their school. What better way to show this spirit than … Continue reading “Show Yours Colors the KD Kanopy Way”

January 4th, 2012

Winter might be taking hold in most parts of the country, but for parks and recreation departments, it’s never too early to plan for the coming spring. Every year, cities host local concerts, sporting events, festivals – you name it – and the parks and recreation department is likely to … Continue reading “Pop Up Canopies for Parks & Rec Departments”

January 2nd, 2012

With 2011 behind us, it’s time for the age old tradition of making ourselves promises we hope to keep for the following year. This time, forget about “eat less ice cream” or “learn to parallel park.” KD Kanopy has a few ideas for you, your business and your pop up … Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions Your Pop Up Canopy Can Stand For”