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Over the past 48 years Bruce has worked at every position associated with manufacturing, marketing and sales in a number of industries from tents, awnings, party equipment sales and distribution, to spas and hot tubs.  Bruce has served as president to 3 corporations and enjoys the challenges associated with “start-up enterprises.”

Bruce served as President of Phoenix Tent and Awning Co. Inc. (Phoenix Tent Rentals, Elite Party Rentals, and Ultimate Events)* for 10 years.  Phoenix Tent and Awning was established in 1910 and has been in Bruce’s family since 1953.  He began working there as a child and spent 40 years working from the bottom up.  He has worked in areas of designing, production, sales and marketing.  He has worked 32 years as general manager, growing the business into four distinct divisions (Awning Manufacturing, Custom Canvas Products, Tent and Structure Manufacturing, and a Tent and Party Equipment Rental division* which was acquired by Arizona Tents and Events) employing over 100 people with revenues over $5,000,000.  Bruce currently is a manufactures' representative for a number of event and party equipment manufacturers and distributors.  Bruce received his Certified Master Fabric Craftsman Award 28 years ago, has served the Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI) in various positions and was recently inducted as a "Honored Life Member".

He has served on the IFAI “Review” Advisory Board. He has been a presenter, seminar leader and panelist for both the Arizona Rental Association (ARA) and IFAI.  Bruce has also served as an Achievement Award Judge for the IFAI and has been a judge on the Certification Committee for the IFAI Certification Program.

Bruce has been married for 38 years and has 5 sons and 15 grandchildren.

JB Mabb & Associates prides itself in representing quality products from many industry-leading and trusted manufacturers and suppliers. Whether you are looking for Tents, Clearspan Structures, Table Linens, China, Glassware, Flatware, Catering Supplies, Tables, Chairs, Dance Floor, Staging, Fencing, Lighting, Heating, Cooling, Carpeting, Astroturf, Bleachers, or Instant Canopies you can trust JB Mabb & Associates to help you with all your event and party equipment needs.

Consulting Services

Bruce is a highly qualified consultant and can assist you and your company with a variety of needs.
          • Consulting for Event and Party Rental Equipment Companies
          • Inventory Control
          • Tent and Canopy Selection, Installation, and Cleaning
          • Warehouse Design and Management
          • Efficiency
          • Event and Party Rental Operations and Scheduling
          • Marketing
          • Preparing Your Company for Sale
          • Establish Your Company’s True Market Value – How Much is Your Company Worth?
          • Human Resource Department (Hiring, Training, and Dismissal of Employees)

Call 602-448-4016 or Email: for more information and availability.