CORT Events Opens New Distribution Center in New Orleans

CHANTILLY, Va.(August 5, 2013)–CORT Events, the nation’s leading event furniture, lighting and accessories rental company, announces the opening of a new and expanded distribution center in the New Orleans area. The new facility allows CORT to better serve its growing trade show and event furnishings business in New Orleans and the surrounding market with a wide range of rental furnishing options in an expanded warehouse.

Located in Saint Rose, LA at 120 River Bend Dr., is part of a larger initiative to expand CORT Events’ presence in the local market.

“This strategic expansion of our Louisiana facility demonstrates our commitment to the growing New Orleans trade show and event market and to providing our clients with the finest products and best customer service in the industry,” said Chuck Alderman, district general manager for CORT Events. “With our new state of the art facility, customers in the Big Easy get better access to CORT’s proprietary rental products including Lounge22, the Endless collection, Blofield Air Design and trend setting Napoleon collection.”

CORT Events, a Berkshire Hathaway company, has led the exhibit and events industry in providing specialty furnishings for trade shows and events nationwide over the past decade and was recently named 2013 Rental Company of the Year by Event Solutions Magazine.

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About CORT Events

CORT Events is a leading provider of furnishings for the exhibit and events industry. From high-profile special events to corporate events and wedding receptions, 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 inCanada. For more information, visit

About CORT

CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring and other services. With more than 100 offices, showrooms and clearance centers across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom and partners in more than 70 countries, no other furniture rental company can match CORT’s breadth of services and company-wide commitment to providing excellent customer service. For more information, please visit

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