Decor-enhancing scrim

June 1, 2015

TRUSST, a Chauvet brand, has released a new line of fabric, TRUSST Scrim, designed to cover trussing of different sizes, as well as tripod stands and X-stands, to provide a neater more polished appearance to stages and DJ booths. Made of a white fire-retardant stretch fabric, the scrim not only conceals cables and cords, it …

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From staple to star

Tent liners, pole covers and swags aren’t just for concealing unattractive elements. Fabric decor provides a way to maximize an event’s excitement. The primary purpose of tent liners, pole covers and swags or drapes has always been to conceal the structure of a tent as unobtrusively as possible, allowing more glamorous design elements to bask …

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How does OSHA determine which workplaces to inspect?

Imminent danger situations are top priority. This means there is “reasonable certainty that a danger exists that can be expected to cause death or serious physical harm.” Catastrophes and fatal accidents are OSHA’s next priority. If an accident results in a death, you have 8 hours to contact OSHA. If an accident results in one …

User-controlled PA system

Complementing the presentation furniture line, AmpliVox has developed an innovative two-piece configuration for its Line Array Duo-Tandem Soundbar PA System. This new option allows for a fully integrated rack-mount sound system within a multimedia lectern, with the soundbar speaker projecting toward the audience and the amplifier controls facing the presenter from the back of the …

OSHA inspection primer

What to expect when OSHA inspects. An Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) inspection may strike fear in the heart of any business owner, but it doesn’t need to. Know what to expect and be prepared. An OSHA compliance officer coming to your door should report to the main office, identify himself or herself, and …

A designer’s garden

A tented wedding reception glows from within. In October 2014, the grounds of The Club at Old Hawthorne in Columbia, Mo., served as the perfect backdrop for the tented wedding reception of a couple with a distinct vision. Exclusive Events Inc., St. Louis, Mo., designed a reception that combined the greenery of the lush outdoors …

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How can I get a long life out of my tent fabric?

Expert Q&A Q: How can I get a long life out of my tent fabric? A: First, it’s important to understand the composition of tent fabric. Scrim is a coarse woven polyester material used for reinforcement in both laminated and coated PVC (tent vinyl). The flexible scrim material is then encapsulated in PVC using either …

Music City soul

Music City Tents and Events constructs celebrations that reflect Nashville’s rock-star style. Country music, the Cumberland River and long lingering springs and autumns are a few of the things that make Tennessee’s capital city of Nashville a first-class location for outdoor tented events. Music City Tents and Events understands the city’s culture and has incorporated …

Ready for the heat

Versa-Kool Tent Fans are in stock and ready to ship to keep events cool. The fans are now available from two shipping points: Minnesota and New Hampshire. Each fan is 12 inches wide, is available in white and quietly keeps air moving. A simple clamp is included to allow for quick pole mounting on most …

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Designing intimacy

Transform open spaces into warm, distinctive and elegant affairs. By Anna Noriega As the event designer and owner of the luxury floral design and production company AlorÉ Event Firm, I’m constAntly asked by clients to create event experiences that are both unique and elegant. More and more guests are shying away from the typical ballroom-style …