Long distance sprint

December 1, 2016

O’Neil Tent Co. installs several structures in a short timeframe 250+ feet from the unloading zone. When Ohio State University needed tenting structures for its fundraising campaign, “But for Ohio State,” an event that raises funds for students to study abroad, it called on O’Neil Tent Co., Columbus, Ohio, to make it happen. O’Neil Tent …

Anything’s possible

Over the Top Tents and Events makes events happen in the wild and magnificent Alaska terrain. The largest state in the union is home to breathtaking landscapes. The mountains, rivers and glaciers provide stunning backdrops for unforgettable events—but along with the wild, untamed beauty of Alaska comes unpredictable climates and challenging accessibility for companies like …

Custom-built curves help avoid an extremely elevated floor

June 1, 2016

A tent attached to a rustic barn overlooking acres of sunflowers would seem to be the perfect site for a scenic fall wedding, until you notice the drop in elevation beyond the barn. The father of the bride turned to Chattanooga Tent Co., Chattanooga, Tenn. for help in turning that scenic vision into a safe …

High-end horse barn extended with tents

With a luxury H-shaped horse barn as the setting, an Alabama wedding was destined to showcase an upscale southern country theme. “The client knew what they wanted but didn’t know if it was realistic,” says event designer Geri Sims, owner of Geri Sims Wedding & Events, which serves the southeastern U.S. Sims took inspiration from …

Steel and fabric roof structure believed to be largest in North America

Serge Ferrari North America and Dunn Lightweight Architecture have completed what is believed to be one of the largest steel and fabric roof structures in North America at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Ruckersville, Va. facility. In 2014, IIHS lost 100 days on its outdoor test track due to rain or snow. To improve …

Company rebrands to reflect full-service event rental service

An award-winning tent rental company rebrands into a full-service tent and tabletop provider. What began in a garage with a Kia minivan, three margarita machines and a slowly growing inventory of brown metal folding chairs and Lifetime tables from Sam’s Club has matured into a full-service event rental production company. On the heels of earning …

Arena Americas supplied 114 tents for 2016 Miami Open

Arena Americas supplied 114 tents of various sizes, 80,000 square feet of flooring, liner, hard wall, glass wall and fencing to the 2016 Miami Open. Held at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne, Fla., in late March and early April, the two-week tournament is considered one of the most glamorous events on …

Rooftop clear-top tent gala celebrating the automobile

April 1, 2016

RG Live Events pulls off a rooftop grand reopening gala that celebrates the history of the automobile. For the multitudes of people who have a love affair with the history of the automobile, Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, Calif., is a wonder. The expansive three-storied automobile museum that showcases the impact and artistry of …

Tents by Celina offer comfort

The smallest victims of wars in Iraq and Syria are finding a safe space underneath tents manufactured by Celina Tent Inc. of Celina, Ohio. GlobalMedic, in partnership with the Canadian government and the Women’s Rehabilitation Organization of Iraq, operates a Child Friendly Space (CFS) in Iraq to protect children affected by the conflicts. Celina’s 16-by-16-foot …

On exhibit

December 1, 2015

Five large structures welcome attendees to an international robotic and intelligent equipment exhibition. Although the Chinese economy has slowed recently, the event and exhibition market is growing quickly, with 40-meter, 50-meter and 60-meter-wide tents in demand for high-end, large-scale events. Tent manufacturer KENTEN Multitent Co. Ltd. of Guangzhou, China, competed with several local event suppliers …