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ALPINTER – 7th place in trends Gazellen rankings


ALPINTER has achieved an impressive 7th place in the prestigious Trends Gazellen Oost Vlaanderen rankings, specifically in the category of large enterprises.

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ALPINTER successfully passes ISO  9001 and ISO 14001 AUDITS


ALPINTER proudly announces the successful completion of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 audits, reaffirming its commitment to excellence in quality management and environmental responsibility.

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ALPINTER returns to DIHAD 2024


Alpinter is once again joining the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference (DIHAD) 2024, reaffirming its position as a leading provider of humanitarian shelter solutions and its ongoing dedication to collaboration and innovation within the humanitarian and development sectors.

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Shield at Combat Engineer & Logistics 2024


Shield made a notable presence at the Combat Engineer and Logistics fair, showcasing its advanced products and solutions. This underlines Shield’s dedication to providing state-of-the-art technology and expertise to support military and defense operations effectively.

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Autentic at Maison & Objet


World of Tent is excited to announce that our subsidiary, Autentic, is set to participate in Maison & Objet! Stay tuned for updates on our website as we showcase Autentic’s innovative designs and contributions to this prestigious event. Join us in celebrating creativity and design excellence.

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Powering Tomorrow: World of Tents Goes Solar


World of Tents takes a green leap with solar panels atop our headquarters. This initiative empowers us to generate and utilize a significant portion of our own solar energy through solar power.

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Save the Date: Alpino’s Open Day


Alpino is thrilled to announce the third edition of its Open Day, scheduled to take place on March 2 at our Belgian headquarters. This event provides a unique opportunity for all youth movements to explore both the renowned and new Alpino tents.

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Alpinter’s Nomination for Trends Gazellen 2023


Alpinter has been nominated for the prestigious Trends Gazellen award, recognizing the top 250 rapidly growing companies in Belgium. This nomination highlights Alpinter’s notable journey, marked by swift growth, resilience, and strategic foresight.

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Alpinter achieves ISO 14001 certification for environmental excellence


Alpinter has reached a significant milestone by obtaining ISO 14001 certification. This demonstrates their strong commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainable practices in their design.

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Alpinter expands its humanitarian reach with supply of food parcels


Alpinter is expanding its humanitarian food supply activities to address global crises by providing nutritionally designed food parcels to distressed communities. Operating from Belgium and Bulgaria, they aim for efficient aid distribution.

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Autentic At Salon Sett 2023


Following their successful debut at Salon Sett last year, an outdoor hospitality trade fair in France, Autentic returned this year to showcase their latest developments in the glamping and hospitality industry.

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Alpinter’s Sustainability Award


Alpinter, Nizam, and Closed Loop Fashion received the 2023 Sustainable Initiative of the Year award at AidEx for their project “Piloting Circular Supply Chains in Pakistan for High Thermal Disaster Relief Blankets.”

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B-FAST deploys vital aid to Libya


In a rapid response to Cyclone Daniel in Libya, BFAST quickly delivered a significant quantity of humanitarian assistance to the impacted area, including 240 tents, 700 sleeping bags, 500 shelter tool kits, and 3900 individual hygiene kits.

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Relief Aid To Morocco


To assist SOS Attitude and Schneider Electric in their earthquake relief initiatives in Morocco, Alpinter dispatched a fully loaded truck carrying tents, blankets, and solar lamps from the warehouse located in Belgium.

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Alpino Supports UGent Racing


Alpino 4 Youth provided shelter to support the UGent Racing Team during their participation in a competition of electric vehicles. The team comprises Ghent University students from diverse backgrounds, working together on the development of an electric race car.

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Alpinter at Aidex 2023


On October 25 and 27,  Alpinter will participate at the annual Aidex fair in Geneva which is the world’s leading humanitarian aid and disaster relief event. Discover their latest developments, learn more about the product range, and meet the Alpinter team.

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Autentic x Gist Zennevallei


Last weekend marked the debut of Gist Zennevallei, an event uniting art, theater, literature, nature, gastronomy, and industry at iconic locations. Autentic was proud to be part of the scene, with the Billy-Joe Double Bell Tent serving as the broadcast hub for Belgian Radio 1 and the Major Bells adding to the side activities.

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Alpino At Herfstontmoeting


This weekend, Alpino 4 Youth participated in Herfstontmoeting, the initiation event for all Scouts en Gidsen Vlaanderen members. The team showcased tents from their various collections and had the chance to connect with members from diverse youth organizations.

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Autentic At Salon Sett


Autentic is thrilled to announce its participation in Salon Sett, from November 7th to 9th in Montpellier. As the foremost European trade fair for outdoor hospitality professionals, Autentic is eager to unveil its new product developments that promise to redefine the glamping sector.

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Alpino x World Scout Jamboree


Alpino proudly supported the Belgian scouts at the World Scout Jamboree in South Korea. Despite a subdued ending caused by a typhoon announcement, the Belgian contingent confirmed the safety of all its members and that they made the most of their experience.

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Autentic At Antwerp Design Week


Autentic was thrilled to showcase its premium tent design during the Antwerp Design Week to a discerning audience seeking inspiration. This event served as a vibrant hub, bringing together over 30 esteemed furniture, design, and decoration brands.

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Alpino At Outdoor By ISPO


The Alpino team proudly unveiled its collection of high-quality colourful cotton camping tents to an audience of passionate outdoor enthusiasts during the Outdoor by ISPO event, marking the start of the month.

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Meet Autentic At Antwerp Design Week


Experience Autentic at Antwerp Design Week, where their premium glamping tents will be on display from June 7 to 18. Join them at Ethnicraft‘s location in Boom and explore the tent designs of Autentic among a gathering of over 30 distinguished design brands.

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Discover Alpino During Outdoor By ISPO


From 4 to 6 June, Alpino will participate in Outdoor by ISPO, an annual gathering that unites the entire outdoor industry. During the event, Alpino will showcase its camping collection, which includes a range of four high-quality cotton camping tents.

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World of Tents Teams Up With Ohio University


World of Tents partnered with Ohio University business students during an interesting 10-day research project to develop a go-to-market plan for Autentic, examine European organisations involved in refugee shelter provision, and explore the brand story of World of Tents.

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From Tent To Tote


World of Tents is collaborating with two Belgian start-ups, Kiviv and Obvious Outdoor, to breathe new life into our old tents, leftover fabrics, and surplus inventory. Both brands specialize in transforming these fabrics into stylish and fashionable backpacks, waist bags, and travel bags.

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Autentic Showcasing Its Outdoor Living Concept In Las Vegas


Autentic headed to HD Expo+ in Las Vegas, an event bringing together hospitality industry professionals. The team showcased its beautifully furnished Jack Bell Tent and was honored to win the best booth award with it.

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World of Tents Is Growing And Hiring


As we embark on exciting plans, our team has recently expanded across various roles, including sales, quality control, and project management. We’re still looking for new colleagues to reinforce our team! Feel free to explore our open vacancies.

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World Women’s Day At World of Tents


On this World Women’s Day, we would like to highlight the efforts of our amazing female colleagues at World of Tents. Thank you for your daily contributions to our World of Tents. Cheers to you!

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Tents Donated For Turkey Earthquake Relief


World of Tents has made a substantial donation of tents, including Alpino youth tents, Canopy folding Tents, Alpinter Tents, to provide much-needed shelter for the victims of the devastating eartquake in Turkey.

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Alpinter Team Visits BFAST’s Field Hospital


In late February, Alpinter team members visited the BFAST field hospital in Kirikhan, set up after the catastrophic earthquake. The purpose of the visit was to gain comprehensive insights into the functioning of the field hospital during crisis scenarios, while also obtaining feedback from the BFAST team.

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Alpino Unveils Its Camping Collection


As March begins, Alpino Camping unveils its renewed collection of cotton camping tents. The Alpino team warmly welcomed camping lovers, partners and colleagues at the Belgium HQ to join them for an intimate gathering, filled with a delightful camping atmosphere.

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Second edition of Alpino 4 Youth’s Open Day


The Alpino team organised its second annual Open Day to showcase its Alpino 4 Youth collection to youth movements. The team got the chance to interact with its customers and partners, and receive valuable feedback regarding its growing product range.

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Alpinter At DIHAD 2023


From March 13th to 15th, Alpinter will be participating in Dihad, the leading humanitarian aid and development event, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Discover Alpinter’s latest innovations and learn more about the product range.

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BFAST deploys Alpinter’s Field Hospital


The BFAST has started the construction of the Alpinter field hospital in Kirikhhan (Turkey), where a dedicated medical team will provide crucial support to the Turkish emergency services, helping to alleviate the strain on their resources.

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BFAST deploys 10,000 sleeping bags to Turkey


Alpinter has stepped up to support the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (BFAST) efforts by supplying 10,000 sleeping bags in response to their comprehensive rescue operation following the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria.

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Introducing Autentic’s Outdoor Living Concept At Maison&Objet


After its successful participation in Maison & Objet in September, Autentic participated in the design fair for the second time last week to introduce its unique outdoor living concept to brands, designers, and architects coming from all corners of the world to discover new trends.

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Alpino Relaunching Its Iconic Camping Collection


The time has come! Alpino‘s tents are ready for new camping adventures. And because this should not go unnoticed, Alpino is organising an exclusive launch event on 4 March for all its partners and collaborators where the entire camping collection will be presented.

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Introducing Shield At Combat Engineer & Logistics


From 31/01 to 02/02, Shield – the partner within World of Tents that acts as a supplier for shelter to international organisations active in disaster response, civil defence and the security/defence sector –  will participate in Combat Engineer & Logistics to present its solutions.

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Open Day For Youth Movements


After the success of its first edition, Alpino again organises an Open Day this year. Youth movements are welcome to discover the Alpino 4 Youth collection and meet the team at our headquarters in Renaix on 18 February.

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Autentic At Maison&Objet


After the success of its first participation at Maison&Objet in Paris in September, Autentic is glad to take part again in January to present its high-quality colourful canvas bell tents to designers, architects, stylists, furniture stores, …

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Pakistan Floodings


Over the past few months, the Alpinter team mobilised more than 150,000 blankets and 7,900 tents from its strategically located stock in Karachi to best support the victims of the unprecedented floods in Pakistan.

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Alpinter At Aidex 2022


Team Alpinter participated in Aidex where it had the opportunity to attend interesting conferences, meet new and existing partners, present its latest innovations and highlight the intiatives taken in terms of sustainability.

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Spreading The Autentic Glamping Feeling Through France


Team Autentic proudly presented its high-quality canvas glamping tents to owners of campsites, bed&breakfasts, restaurants, bars, … during Salon Sett in Montpellier.

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World of Tents Spotted In Trends Magazine


World of Tents appeared in this month’s edition of Trends, a Belgian economic news magazine. Glenn Verborgh, World of Tents’ CEO, highlights our activities and plans as well as the initiatives we’re undertaking in terms of sustainability in our production and logistic processes.

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Luxury Overnight In The Heart Of The Finnish Nature


Hideaway Glamping, a new glamping site in the middle of the beautiful Finnish nature, has transformed the spacious Autentic Patrol Tent into a cosy and luxurious accommodation. Perfect for enjoying nature in comfort.

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Discover Autentic At Salon Sett


Autentic will participate in Salon Sett in Montpellier from 8 to 10 November, the leading European trade fair for professionals in outdoor hospitality, where it will showcase its colourful canvas glamping tents.

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Meet Alpinter At Aidex 2022


On November 16 and 17, Alpinter will be exhibiting at the annual Aidex fair in Brussels Expo which is the world’s leading humanitarian aid and disaster relief event. Discover their latest innovations, learn more about the product range and get to know the team.

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Rethinking The Future Of Packaging In The Humanitarian Sector


Alpinter will participate in the Packaging Matters webinar of the Joint Initiative On Sustainable Humanitarian Assistance Packaging Waste Management to share insights and knowledge with other organisations within the industry to rethink the future of packaging in disaster relief response.

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Introducing Extraordinary Tent Design At The Glamping Shows


Autentic participated in the Glamping Shows in the UK and USA, the go-to events for anyone wanting to explore the business of luxury camping, where it presented its colourful canvas glamping tents.

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Autentic participates to Maison Objet


For the first time, Autentic will participate to the leading European Design Fair Maison Objet, taking place from 8 until 12 September in Paris. Visit our stand and discover Premium Outdoor Living in an Autentic Bell…

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Spotlight on… Canvasnigths


Canvasnights is one of the official sales points and renting partners of Autentic in Belgium. Read their story and discover how they use the Autentic Bell Tens to bring their clients a balance between nature, comfort and luxury.

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6 months of humanitarian response for Ukraine


Alpinter coordinates the delivery of more than 1,000 truckloads of relief items to Ukraine and surrounding countries on behalf of UN and Red Cross agencies, other international organisations and governments,

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News! Autentic launches in UK


This summer, Autentic expands to the UK. On the beuatiful coastline of Cornwall, you can go camping in one of the luxurious and colourful glamping tents.  Want to know more or ready to spend the night …

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New Product Launch: Billy-Joe Double Bell


The Billy-Joe Double Bell Tent, redesigned from the classic bell tent by Autentic and crafted from a durable 100% cotton canvas. This glamping bell tent is perfect as a cosy lounge area or luxurious suite.

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Fire Retardant Scouting Tents


During the first edition of its Open Day, Alpino presented its brand new CASTOR collection, which makes Alpino the pioneer in Belgium in offering durable and high-quality fire retardant tents to youth movements.

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Ukraine Crisis


Alpinter coordinates immediate response to the Ukraine crisis. Alpinter has mobilised relief aid items from our facilities in Belgium and Bulgaria, with items such as tents, hygiene parcels, field cots, sleeping bags and blankets already on their way to Ukraine and bordering countries.

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Storm Eunice


Despite violent wind gusts of up to 140 Kph, measured in Belgium during the Storm Eunice, the BLUE Geodesic Tent set up in our Belgian test site remained anchored and in perfect condition.

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Scouting Open Day


On Saturday 26/03/2022, Alpino organises an Open Day in the World of Tents showroom to showcase our new Castor Collection. Free entrance I Mandatory subscription

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Dihad 2022


Alpinter participates to the Dihad fair in the UAE for 14 to 16 march 2022. Visit our booth at E16.

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HQ Office


Since 2020, World of Tents has new headquarters, located in a historical building in the center of Renaix (Belgium).

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Sustainability Report


Alpinter exists to create shelter and core relief solutions that serve our clients and
beneficiaries in emergency situations around the world. We organise our everyday business according to 4 basic environmental principles, which guide our efforts to minimise the impact of our activities on the environment.

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