CORT Event Furnishings Awarded Rental Company of the Year

Fairfax, VA, March 17, 2010 --( CORT Event Furnishings has been named 2010 Rental Company of the Year at the Event Solutions Spotlight Awards. CORT was previously named the 2007 Event Solutions Spotlight Awards Rental Company of the Year.

CORT Event Furnishings, a Berkshire Hathaway company, earned Rental Company of the Year honors by demonstrating excellence in the areas of customer service, product quality, creativity and design; ability to meet time sensitive challenges; uniqueness and range of products offered.

“We are thrilled to once again be named by our clients and peers as 2010 rental company of the year,” said Kevin Dana, director of marketing and product development for CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings. “This award is significant for our team as it is another example of why we lead the industry by providing solutions through inspired design and exemplary service.”

CORT Event Furnishings has recently introduced three innovative new collections, the LED Luna Lighting system, the modular Endless Seating Collection offering the flexibility to fit any design scheme, and the Gamer Collection, furnishings featuring youthful colors and shapes to serve the growing video gaming and technology events industry.

Winners 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. The Spotlight Awards ceremony was held March 8 in Las Vegas, during the 2010 Event Solutions and Catersource Conference and Tradeshow.

About CORT Event Furnishings
CORT Event Furnishings is the leading nationwide provider of furnishings to the exhibit, event and party rental industry. CORT also provides rental furniture to the majority of trade shows and conferences across the nation, including shows and events in Canada and Europe. CORT nationwide sales and service support includes 12 distribution centers focused solely on the event and trade show industry. CORT Event Furnishings also is supported nationwide by over 45 distribution centers of CORT Furniture Rental. For more information, visit

About CORT
For the past 40 years, CORT has been the 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 providing office and residential solutions.

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