ABC Special Event Rentals by CORT Nominated for Two Gala Awards

Special Events Magazine names ABC finalist for prestigious awards program


CHANTILLY, Va. (Dec. 12, 2013)Special Events Magazine announced that ABC Special Event Rentals by CORT has been named a finalist in the 2013 Gala Awards in the Event Rental Support categories for Best Tent Installation and Best Achievement.

ABC Special Event Rentals by CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway company, has been providing top quality rental essentials in the northwest including equipment, linens, chairs, tabletop, and tents for caterers, event planners, brides-to-be and other party planners since 1969. From high-profile sporting events to backyard weddings, ABC Special Event Rentals by CORT provides the elements that make events unforgettable.

The Gala Awards, the special event industry’s most prestigious awards program, began in 1986 and have grown to include 34 categories. Finalists were selected from hundreds of nominations representing the top special event professionals across the globe.

“We are honored to be in such a distinguished group of finalists and are thrilled that our work has been recognized by our peers,” said Phil Heidt, district general manager. “These awards speak to the dedication, creativity and consistency our team demonstrates in providing world-class service to each and every client.”

Award winners will be announced on Jan. 10 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. during The Special Event, the world’s premier conference and trade show for event planners.

About ABC Special Event Rentals by CORT

ABC Special Event Rentals by CORT is the leading provider of equipment for the event and party industry in the Northwest US. From high-profile special events to corporate meetings to weddings, ABC provides the rental elements that make parties and events possible. For more information, visit

About CORT

CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is the world’s leading provider of furniture rental, trade show and event furnishings, and relocation and transition services. With more than 100 offices, showrooms and clearance centers across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom and a proprietary global network in over 70 countries around the world, CORT is dedicated to helping people and companies create environments that make a house a home, an office a great place to work, and an event memorable – no matter where, when or for how long. For more information, please visit

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