Miami Open 2022

December 1st, 2022

The Terrace at the 2022 Miami Open contained two multilevel hospitality structures that housed multiple restaurants, bars, shops and a viewing terrace for attendees. Photos courtesy of Eventstar Structures. The legendary Miami Open returned to its home at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Fla., in the spring of 2022. Eventstar Structures, based out of Medley, […]

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On-trend bar and food stations

December 1st, 2022

Taken after sunset, this shot reveals the dramatic lighting design that served as a backdrop to the stunning cocktail bar that awaited guests at a private wedding reception under a clear-top tent. Planning and design: Evantine Design Inc. Photo courtesy of Dan Chen of Roey Yohai Studios and Evantine Design Inc. After the past several […]

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Making events more sustainable

December 1st, 2022

Some clients are being more mindful about sustainability by simply reducing their guest counts, according to Paige McQuillan, designer of this intimate outdoor setting. Photo courtesy of Ashley Rae Studio. Customers across the globe are starting to put their money where their mouths are when choosing eco-friendly products and services.  In fact, one IBM study […]

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Checklists are the key to preventive maintenance

December 1st, 2022

Don’t you hate it when things don’t work in the warehouse? You jump on the forklift, ready to unload a 40-ft. trailer, and the battery is dead. As you are cursing your misfortune, you grab the pallet jack and the hydraulic pump is shot.  I have recently been teaching a class on warehouse management. When […]

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Choosing the right CRM

December 1st, 2022

Most businesses use a few different software packages. Email and calendars are typically bundled together in services like Gmail and Outlook. Documents are typically handled with Microsoft Word and arrays of data with Excel. A customer relationship management (CRM) system is like having all these tools under one hood working seamlessly together. In essence, a […]

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Growing demand for tent graphics

December 1st, 2022

This tie dye graphic was incorporated throughout all the bars and food stations, adding to the boho theme at a private wedding reception. Photo courtesy of All Occasion Party Rental and Joey Kennedy Photography. While ushering the world into a new digital era, the COVID-19 pandemic also rekindled a desire for bigger, bolder in-person connections. […]

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Igloo marquees in Edinburgh

December 1st, 2022

Made possible through the generous support of Sir Ewan and Lady Brown, this 30-by-95-meter structure installed at Edinburgh Park housed festival-going crowds for the duration of the Edinburgh International Festival. When the 2021 Edinburgh International Festival asked Worcestershire, U.K.-based Fews Marquees to provide structures for three of its performance areas, the company had no hesitation […]

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A whimsical wedding

December 1st, 2022

This gorgeous boho wedding featured a 20-by-20-foot custom dance floor covered with a removable vinyl wrap that was designed to match the bride’s tattoos. Photos courtesy of Joey Kennedy Photography. All Occasions Party Rental, based in Eighty Four, Pa., staged this gorgeous June wedding under a 50-by-50-foot Anchor Industries Clear Navi-Trac® tent at a private […]

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Cold weather safety tips to protect workers

December 1st, 2022

As we head into December, it’s important to be prepared for the oncoming winter weather. In this article, we’re detailing the extreme risks associated with winter weather and sharing our top cold weather safety tips to protect your workers on outdoor jobsites. Types of cold stress There are a number of risks that can occur […]

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In memoriam: Phillip “Phil” Eugene Russell

November 28th, 2022

Phillip "Phil" Eugene Russell, 70, of Mansfield, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.  He passed away quietly in his home surrounded by close family members after a very long, courageous battle with cancer. Phil was born July 14, 1952, in Mt. Gilead, Ohio to Edd and Loretta Mae Russell.  He grew up with two […]

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