TRUSST Scrim Truss covers

August 1, 2016

TRUSST Scrim is a new line of fabric 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 an attractive white fabric, the scrim will not only conceal unsightly cables and cords, it can also be become …

Collaboration yields successful code revisions

F-CAC work group is a key factor in the code revision process for tents, membrane structures and outdoor assembly events. The International Code Council (ICC) Committee Action Hearings were held in Louisville, Ky., in April. During the International Fire Code (IFC) hearings, stakeholders representing IFAI’s Tent Rental Division (TRD), the ICC Fire Code Action Committee …

The right tent for the event

A customer had one idea, but Tents Tents Tents pitched a better option that convinced her to increase the budget. When a customer requested several small tents for one night of an Indian wedding to be hosted at her home around a pool, Cumming, Ga.-based Tents Tents Tents partner William Flynn suggested an option that …

Bing Pulse Online Audience Engagement Service

Last year, Microsoft rolled out Bing Pulse as a self-service online voting and audience engagement service, focused on broadcast TV and the events and conferences space. The free self-service platform offerings have been expanded into the market research and education industries, introducing new features. In addition to instant voting and audience engagement, Microsoft Pulse now …

Tower light

The Tower Light from General Equipment Co. is an inflatable, temporary lighting solution designed to provide lighting for large and confined areas. The cylindrical load-bearing nylon tower is inflated with constant air pressure delivered by an integral blower system and can be installed and ready for operation in approximately one minute, using no special tools. …

A traditional Indian wedding celebration spans several days at separate venues

Weddings in India are typically filled with customs and rituals, beauty and elegance, and the importance of family—and the Indian wedding that took place at Castleton Farms in Loudon, Tenn., last May, was no exception. Knoxville, Tenn.-based All Occasions Party Rentals (AOPR) provided tent and event services for the wedding, reception and events the week …

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Embracing high-tech tools to stay competitive

From RFID to GPS, Mike Holland embraces high tech tools to keep Chattanooga Tent Co. at the leading edge. We embrace technology here,” says Mike Holland, president of Chattanooga Tent Co., Chattanooga, Tenn. “Especially when it comes to material handling, we’re always looking for anything that can help us work smarter and be more efficient.” …

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The challenge of pulling off two uniquely different back-to-back events under one tent

Lili Shadab, creative director and CEO of Elite Productions in Laguna Niguel, Calif., understands what it takes to use creativity, concise communication and streamlined production management to create two back-to-back, separately designed events using one tent. Elite Productions was given the fun, yet challenging task of creating two distinct, back-to-back events at a well-loved beachside …