A wedding with a grand entrance

October 1, 2019

Rain or Shine Tent and Events solves a wedding’s site challenges with a decked tent and an epic staircase.  Rain or Shine Tent and Events Co. of Randolph, Vt., has installed numerous tents for weddings at the picturesque Edson Hill resort in the Vermont ski town of Stowe. But the scale of a July 2019 …

Truss and stretch structures are a perfect pair

August 1, 2019

Stretch tents and truss structures come together for bold branding and experiential activations. Peanut butter and jelly. Fish and chips. Song and dance. Now add stretch tents and truss structures to the list of things that are better together.  Based in New Zealand, with locations around the globe, Stretch Marquees and Fabric Structures (known as …

Super tents at the Super Bowl

June 1, 2019

Regal Tent Productions makes its first Super Bowl appearance. Regal Tent Productions Ltd., Stoney Creek, Ont., Canada, is no stranger to a big stage, having provided tents for events ranging from past Olympic Games to the Great Canadian Baking Show. But Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, Ga., in February was the first time the company …

Rooftop installation comes with tricky access

April 1, 2019

Party Reflections gets the job done for “Hamilton” opening party. Charlotte, N.C., boasts a unique venue known as Rooftop 210, where construction was halted on a high-rise hotel and a rooftop over a two-story restaurant was created instead. “It is a beautiful spot during great weather, but when you cannot count on great weather, it …

Short leadtime for multitent installation

December 1, 2018

A large corporate event required Aztec Rental to provide an installation that was smooth and efficient—and quick. A client needed nearly 20,000 square feet of tenting, and they needed it fast. Virginia-based Aztec Rental, with locations in Salem, Blacksburg, Lynchburg, and Smith Mountain Lake, was contacted on April 3, 2018, with a request for tents …

Tenting around a flag pole

October 1, 2018

Elevation, weight and obstructions all factor into a complicated installation at a recently restored site. When organizers of the Prayers from Maria fundraiser suggested a new location for the annual event—the recently restored Old Coast Guard Station on Whiskey Island in Cleveland, Ohio—Ramsey Duqum’s answer was simple: No. Owner and CEO of AAble Rents of …

An L.A. hotspot is topped off with a rooftop monopitch structure

August 1, 2018

A burst of wind, a stroke of luck and a lot of hard work and collaboration result in a stunning monopitch structure above an L.A. hotspot. Sometimes, it’s all about being at the right place at the right time. For Walberto “Pana” Vasquez, owner of The Tent Co., a Houston, Texas-based tent manufacturer, the right …

“Techno-chalet” lights up Montreal winter festival

June 1, 2018

Grandchamp Structure Design overcomes weather and site restrictions to build a “techno-chalet” for a winter festival. Montréal en Lumière (Montreal in Light) is one of the largest winter festivals in the world, drawing more than one million people annually to take in fine food, performing arts, family-friendly activities and nightlife in the midst of a …

A mono-pitch tent sets the stage for the Breakthrough Prize gala

April 1, 2018

Celebrations! Party Rentals sets the stage for the Breakthrough Prize Gala with a mono-pitch structure. When you are celebrating the world’s leading innovators, your event venue needs to be innovative. Established in 2012, the Breakthrough Prize Gala honors top achievements in physics, life science and mathematics. The “Oscars of Science” attracts a star-studded lineup of …

Building over a building

December 1, 2017

A structure tent over an active construction site ends weather delays. Like every other tent rental company, Traube Tents and Structures of Columbia, Ill., is accustomed to installing tents before the decorators are on the scene, and striking them after the guests go home. But with construction sites, it’s not uncommon for tent installers to …