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 …

Tenting the Batman v Superman movie premiere at Radio City Music Hall

Lex Luthor described the showdown in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” as the “greatest gladiator match in the history of the world.” For the movie’s NYC premiere in March, the “superhero” staff of Everything Entertainment met its own gladiator challenge head-on, tenting outside of Radio City Music Hall from Rockefeller Center to Avenue of …

Lake Geneva wedding combines splendor of the family’s estate and Midwest lakeside living

For a wedding couple lucky enough to have family living on the shores of Wisconsin’s Lake Geneva, a popular tourist destination for urban dwellers of Chicago, Ill., and Milwaukee, Wis., settling on a wedding and reception venue wasn’t difficult. But when the August 2015 wedding guest list approached 350 people, Marina Birch of Birch Design …

Expansive fairway views

When new owners of the Puerto Rico Open at Coco Beach sought to increase the comfort and style of hospitality and sponsor suites, All Seasons Event Rental responded with engineered fabric products by Liri Tent U.S. Sidney Wolf, chairman of the event, worked with Steve Brancato, president of All Seasons Event Rental, to bring a …

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 …

Rubb refurbishes structures for U.K.’s Ministry of Defense

The U.K.’s Ministry of Defense has used structures by Rubb Buildings Ltd., Gateshead, U.K., for more than 35 years. Now it’s seeing the benefits of the company’s postuse storage, assessment and refurbishment service. In 2010, work began on the construction of six Rubb military warehouses for Operation Herrick in Afghanistan. The 25-by-100-meter Expeditionary Forces Aircraft …

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 …