Starting Tent Manufacturing Business

The tent manufacturing business is steadily growing and probably you are already planning to start one but just do not know how to do it.

Want to know how to do it? Here are several tips on how you can pull this business venture off its launching pad and quickly make bucks from it.

The tent manufacturing business is steadily booming what with the demand coming from the corporate world and the ordinary people. The corporate world nowadays is leaning towards making their marketing strategies staged outdoors which means sheltering hundreds of people in one marketing event. This is the fastest growing clients of tent manufacturers. On the other hand, there are the perennial and always present clients like ordinary people who need tents for their outdoor activities like parties, wedding and birthday celebration. This segment of the market of tent manufacturing business can be said the very blood that makes the industry running robust. With year round possibilities that these people may need tents for their planned out-door activities, the tent manufacturing business is ever robust and healthy.

This information is something you already know basing from your observing business-oriented eyes. Probably you are now tinkering with the idea on how to start a tent manufacturing business. First and foremost, this tent manufacturing business is part of the manufacturing industry that caters to almost all kinds of people: corporate people or ordinary people. Below are a couple of tips on how you can start your own tent manufacturing business.

Define the Specialization of Your Tent Manufacturing Business

As a startup company in the tent manufacturing business, it is advisable that you define your manufacturing production on what kind of tents you will produce. If you have no prior knowledge or technical skills in the intricacies of tent-making, it is advised that you start with the simple, generic types of tents you usually find in parties and birthday celebration. Just a simple structure and basic design for your tent, you have already tapped a huge segment of the market. But if you already have the know-how and expertise in tent-making, then probably you can venture on custom-made tents appropriate and requested by your client. In this aspect, the financial reward is higher compared with just making generic designs for tents. Clients can pay you more for your product because the tent is unique and custom-made just for a certain client.

Invest on Crew and Materials for Your Tent Manufacturing Business

One of the secret ingredients for a successful tent manufacturing business is the crew behind the creation of the tent. Your crew, first and foremost, will dictate a huge portion of the quality of the tent you are making. As technically knowledgeable they are in the art of tent-making the more your tent will be of high quality. Then invest on materials. Do not short-change your client with poor materials for their tent.


  • Edward Mushongera said on October 20, 2009
    Hello, Please can you tell me if it is possible to start this tent making project with less than USD2000 in Africa?
  • Mothusi Manthe said on December 14, 2009
    Gaborone, South Central District, Botswana
  • Matshediso Diale said on February 9, 2010
    Hi, I am interested in a tent making project/business and would want to know how do i go about, where to go and how much is it going to cost for the start? I will be awaiting your response. Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
  • western ghat eco camps said on July 8, 2010
    Coimbatore, situated in the State of Tamil Nadu South India. We are in the business of promoting tent tourism in the Western Ghat Range. We propose setting our manufacturing unit in the City of Coimbatore for logistic reasons we will be interested in knowing the suppliers for nylon material and also the fiber glass rods for manufacturing the tents.
  • kelebogile sekgorotha said on September 25, 2010
    hi! I want to start tent making project so i just want to know what is really required until i am successful. how much will it cost me to start it. i am looking forward for your response. Palapye, Central district, Botswana
  • Joel Malete said on December 18, 2010
    hi there! Could you please help me to start and run this tent making business, from louis Trichardt ; LIMPOPO, South Africa
  • oratile lenamile said on February 8, 2011
    i am interested in starting a tent making business and would like to know how much i need to start,and where the market is?i will be awaiting your response.Gaborone,Botswana
  • TSHIANEO NDOU said on May 17, 2011
    I would like to join you in this venture I am based in Thohoyandou
  • Linda Crawford said on June 8, 2011
    Looking into starting a tent manufacturing business can you please get me some info thats requires
  • Palesa Mokorosi said on October 26, 2011
    I am interested in the tent manufacturing business. I am based in Maseru, Lesotho
  • piet papier said on October 28, 2012
    Interested in tent manufacturing, base in northern cape, south africa
  • Syde said on November 30, 2012
    Want to know the cost of establishing tent manufacturing factory i'm in mpumalanga bushbuckridge
  • Paul R 'Makhongoana said on December 10, 2012
    Kindly, advise how much it will cost to manufacture a tent. I am interested in making different sizes. Please Help. Address: Khubetsoana plot no. 1371, Maseru. P O Box 1699 Maseru 100, Lesotho. Southern Africa.
  • mwana wevhu said on December 29, 2012
    hi.. i'm in zimbabwe. can you let me know the machinery needed to start a tent manufacturing business. i also want to know the the type of skills needed in the business and size of capital needed
  • Elvis Naluwe said on January 25, 2013
    Hi, I am interested in staring a tent manufacturing business, kindly advise as to what amount of start-up capital, machinery and material are needed to pull it off. Who are the suppliers of such items in Southern Africa? I'm based in Windhoek, Namibia. Thank you
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  • Lucky Gwebu said on April 7, 2013
    I'm on a process but it's hard to find the open market and I need a back up supplier of good and quality material of all kind will be on need by the right time. payment time and all necessary document can be updated with an interested client
  • Thapelo Taunyane said on September 25, 2013
    I want to start a tent manufacturing business in Bloemfontein, Free State
  • Julia said on November 17, 2013
    Hello, I am interested in tent manufacturing business in Denver, Colorado for project. Assuming 2000 sq.ft. warehouse, how much would be starting inventory? Also, I need advise for cost of goods sold for tent, any suppliers or factories in USA, amount of start up cost, etc. Thank you!
  • Thulani Mzila said on November 19, 2013
    Hi, I am interested in starting a tent making business, can you give information on how to start and how much is needed for a start. KZ
  • Jabu Madala said on January 12, 2014
    Hello. Can you probably tell me more about how to start this kind of business in terms of Manufacturing, not retailing or distribution. I'm based in South Africa
  • Pastor Johan Apollis said on January 30, 2014
    Please help me starting a tent manufacturer business in Paarl. Western cape South africa
  • peter mboya said on May 14, 2014
    hi, i'm from uganda n would like to start the tent making business, thank you
  • govind rana said on July 23, 2014
    Hello I am interested in a tent making pro meet business and would want to know how do I go about where to go and how much is it going to cost for the start and start up capital machinery and material imegs and information plz send me my e:-) mail thanks govind rana form India uttrakhand
  • Tobie Schoombee said on February 12, 2015
    Hi I have been making a lot of my own camping gear my latest project my own camping trailer with it's own awning and sleeping compartments with various types of material. Where do you start to take it to next level and start manufacturing tent,awning ext. commercially.
  • Robert koima said on February 16, 2015
    i intend to start tent manufacturing please advise me on how to go about
  • victor, o said on April 4, 2015
    Hi, I would like to become a pvc manufacturer, in order words, to set up a pvc manufacturing factory. Please, kindly advice me of the needed machineries and raw material and the the estimated finance needed to start up the business. Thank you. I wish to hear from you in no distant time. Victor.
  • TAYO ODUMESO said on July 20, 2015
    Hi, am interested what and where can I get materials(fabric) and basic machineries?
  • Mouje Kaputu said on July 23, 2015
    Hi, where do I get the fabric and basic machinery to start a tent manufacturing business in Windhoek, Namibia?
  • CHRIS said on August 9, 2015
    I am in Namibia wanting to start manufacturing tents, kindly refer me where I can buy canvas products and all tent making products in SA.
  • Osmond Adiele said on April 19, 2016
    I wish to start manufacturing tent in Nigeria. How can I get partners from China.
  • tebogo said on May 8, 2016
    I wish to start manufacturing tent business please help me to make my dream
  • Mbongeni Gambu said on July 3, 2016
    Hi I would like to start a tent manufacturing business but I don't know where to get the training and where to buy the material, by the way I am already in the tent hiring business but would like to manufacture my own tents. Please Help
  • Mehdi said on July 28, 2016
    Hello, I would like to start this business in Guinea, Conakry. Can you tell me what is the process and the raw materials and machinery i need for this. Thank you
  • Winnie said on September 13, 2016
    Hello I'm in polokwane. Limpopo i would love to start n learn how to venture in tent and kitchen unit business
  • Bathusi said on January 30, 2017
    Hello, i am in Maun Botswana, a tourism hub or centre and would like to venture into roof top tent can you please me on how to start this business
  • junior said on April 26, 2017
    Hi my name i Junior i would like want to start this tent manufacturing business but i also want to partnership with someone who is business minded passionate about business ideas. preferably late 20s or early 30s. watsapp me on 0810069650, its my personal number
  • Dhananjay said on May 19, 2017
    Hi..I too propose to start tent manufacturing unit in Maharashtra India ..Your response is solicited,
  • LENDA ANGELIKA KANDINGUA said on July 20, 2017
    i want to start tent making business in Namibia, i was working at someone company know i want to open my own business. how can i start and with how much can i start?
  • kGOMOTSO K MOJAMETSI said on August 8, 2017
  • kGOMOTSO K MOJAMETSI said on August 8, 2017
    i want to start up a tent manufacturing business
  • john said on April 26, 2018
    Hi, can u please tell me where can i get machinery for manufacturing tents. south africa
  • Frans said on June 29, 2018
    Hi, I would like to start a tent manufacturing business in my community. Which machines and other specifications are necessary for me to start? My plan is to start with small tents; finally tents of all sizes. How much will the machines cost?
  • Prudence said on December 5, 2018
    Hi, I need to help on how to start a tent manufacturing business.
  • chris rodgers said on February 19, 2019
    hi i need more info about tents manufacturing business. send more info and what to be done. kind regards
  • ayanda said on March 4, 2019
    it has always been my interest to run a tent and trailer making business, can anyone please already in these spaces share the knowledge on how much, material, potential labour require for small scale manufacturing of these products.
  • David Lebatla said on August 24, 2019
    I'm interested in the Tent e??a manufacturing business.
  • Monir hossain khan said on December 28, 2019
    Looking into starting a tent manufacturing business can you please get me some info thats requires


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