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Awards & Community Partnerships

Awards and Honors:

Manatee Chamber of Commerce, 40th Annual Small Buisness of the Year Award, 2019

Wedding Wire – Couples’ Choice Awards, 2017, 2018, 2019 &2020

Wedding Wire – Brides’ Choice Awards, 2015 & 2016

The World’s Greatest TV Show, a How 2 Media Production, honored U.S. Tent Rental as one the World’s Greatest Tent and Event Rental Companies, 2018 

American Rental Association’s Certified Event Rental Professionals (CERP) – This is the only rental-specific certification program for those in the party and event rental industry.  It definitely puts us in a position where we are raising the bar on excellence.  

Certified Wedding and Event Professional through the Association of Certified Professional Wedding Consultants (ACPWC)

Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Small Business of the Year Award, 2008 

Our staff has also received honors such as The Knot – Best of Weddings Winner, People’s Choice Award, Best Wedding Planner from The Bradenton Herald, Biz Bash Flash Award – Top 20 Event Planners in Florida Under 40, and the Gulf Coast Business Review 40 Under 40 Award

Manatee Chamber of Commerce, Finalist, Manatee Small Business of the Year Awards, 2016

Community Partnerships:

Linens by the Sea and our parent company, U.S. Tent Rental, are proud to support numerous non-profit associations, charities, schools, community theaters, faith-based organizations, local craft and farmers markets, as well as city and county municipalities hosting public events. For these reasons, we have been recognized in our community with multiple honors.

Tim Boyle, one of the owners of Linens by the Sea, has been a sports enthusiast his entire life. He is on the board of SASA, the Sarasota Area Sports Alliance and the Sarasota Sports Commission. In his free time, he enjoys watching his two young boys play sports and cheering for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Linens by the Sea is a member of the following organizations:

The Knot
Wedding Wire
Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC Bridal)
American Rental Association (ARA)
Meeting Planners International (MPI)
National Association for Catering and Events (NACE)
The National Association of Wedding Professionals (NAWP)
The Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
The Manatee Chamber of Commerce
Suncoast Wedding & Event Leaders (SWEL)

Scholarship Winner – Gabrielle Yaworsky-Reeder (Eckerd College – Class of 2020)

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