Tent installations that make you say WOW!

December 1st, 2018

Masters at the craft of tenting devise creative solutions for challenging installations. Imagine a theatrical performance where the contribution of every member of the cast and crew is flawless; every costume, set piece and prop functions perfectly; and the sound and lighting come off without a single hitch. As an audience member, you can appreciate […]

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New game apps teach safe lifting and materials handling practices

December 1st, 2018

The Center for Construction Research and Training, an OSHA Alliance Program participant, has launched a number of new safety resources, including free game apps to help educate employees on how to prevent injuries that result from manually lifting and moving heavy materials. Lifting heavy items is one of the leading causes of injury in the […]

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Rooftop installation for luxury vehicle launch

December 1st, 2018

A vehicle launch at a West Hollywood hotel by 24/7 Events calls for a bash that pulls out all the stops, including structures by Liri Tent Technology and craning a car onto the roof. An event taking place in an upscale, vibrant area must be upscale and vibrant as well—it’s an expectation of industry professionals, […]

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Event lighting options grow to meet client demands

December 1st, 2018

While LED technology changes the industry, social media drives trends in lighting for tented events. Back in the dark ages—before the internet and the rise of social media—decorative lighting was rarely a major consideration for tented events. “When I got married, there was no lighting,” says Sandy Mulrey, director of sales and marketing at DesignLight, […]

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Fringe benefits benefit employees and employers

December 1st, 2018

Use fringe benefits to attract and keep workers while lowering your company’s tax bill. How can small businesses compete for qualified workers? Thanks to U.S. tax laws, every business can afford to offer fringe benefits, and may even be able to benefit themselves in the process. Fringe benefits are often defined as property and/or services […]

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Award-winning event decor at the Greenskeeper

December 1st, 2018

CORT Events sets the stage for a party at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Having set a PGA record for attendance in 2018 with more than 720,000 fans, the Waste Management Phoenix Open promotes itself with the hashtag #ThePeoplesOpen. It is also known as “the greenest show on grass”—showcasing environmental best practices and zero waste […]

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Canvas Houses founded to fabricate tiny homes for the homeless.

December 1st, 2018

For years, Liz Diaz, MFC, has been fabricating custom high-end marine canvas exteriors and interiors from her North Beach Canvas shop in San Francisco’s North Beach. Always on the lookout for ways to improve her business, Diaz took continuing education classes, which focus on helping people bring their passions and talents together to create a […]

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Find the products you need in the InTents 2019 Premier Product Showcase

December 1st, 2018

Editor’s note: The companies in this section submitted product information by the specified deadline. This section is organized by three product categories: tents, structures and fabric; decor and accessories; and tools and equipment. InTents features a regular New Products section in each issue. To have your new products included, please direct your product information to […]

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Tent Expo 2019 to feature packed educational lineup

December 1st, 2018

Tent professionals from around the globe will gather Jan. 23–25 at Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando, Fla., for Tent Expo 2019, the biannual expo that features education, end products, equipment, components, full-size tents and demos along with networking and socializing. Industry members attend Tent Expo to improve their tent rental business, get hands-on training, […]

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Robin Event Rental brings events to life

December 1st, 2018

Not far from Rocky Mountain National Park in Big Sky Country, the Big Thompson River runs through Loveland, Colo., a place rich with the stories of the people who have called the place home. And Robin Event Rental has built a business by listening to its clients’ stories—creating events that reflect what’s important to them. […]

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