The American Rental Association (ARA) will recognize individuals for outstanding service to the association and the rental industry during the upcoming The Rental Show in Orlando, Fla. Among those to be honored is Alex Kouzmanoff, VP of Azteck Tents in Torrance, Calif.
Kouzmanoff has been actively involved in Events & Tents, ARA’s educational program for party and special event rental held at The Rental Show. He’s been a frequent seminar speaker and moderator, including this year in Las Vegas. He’s also taken a lead role in Aztec Tents’ sponsorship of Events & Tents for many years. He served on the Events & Tents Task Force from 2004 to 2006 and is currently a member of the Party and Event Services Shared Interest Group.
He’s also been a long-standing resource on issues within the tent industry, for ARA and related event industry associations, and participated in developing ARA’s Statement of Best Practices of Emergency Evacuation Planning for Tented Events in 2012. Kouzmanoff is currently enrolled in the Certified Rental Professional Program. He was a key supporter of ARA of California upon its formation in 2004, sponsoring and participating in the state association’s inaugural programs.
The Rental Show will take place Feb. 9-12 in Orlando, Fla.