Rooftop installation for luxury vehicle launch

December 1, 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, …

Award-winning event decor at the Greenskeeper

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 …

Canvas Houses founded to fabricate tiny homes for the homeless.

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 …

Tent Expo 2019 to feature packed educational lineup

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, …

Robin Event Rental brings events to life

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. …

Short leadtime for multitent installation

A large corporate event required Aztec Rentals 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 Rentals, with locations in Salem, Blacksburg, Lynchburg, and Smith Mountain Lake, was contacted on April 3, 2018, with a request for tents …

Amada Miyachi America expands and enhances Detroit-area technical center

November 19, 2018

  Amada Miyachi America Inc., Monrovia, Calif., a manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting and micro machining equipment and systems, has expanded its Detroit, Mich., technical center. The updated facility features 5,500 square feet of laboratory space devoted to application development services for welding, marking, ablation, scribing and texturing of metals and plastics. …

Serge Ferrari appoints Frisone as market development manager

November 15, 2018

  Serge Ferrari, Pompano Beach, Fla., has appointed Kevin Frisone as market development manager. Frisone will lead the company’s growth in the United States for the building/architectural segment, including solar protection, façade, acoustics and tensile architecture. Frisone brings 30 years of business development experience to Serge Ferrari. He previously worked for Saint-Gobain as territory manager …

Larry Ott joins Rainier Tent

November 9, 2018

Rainier Tent, Tukwila, Wash., has named Larry Ott to its sales team, covering the mid/central portion of the United States. Ott has more than 20 years of experience starting and growing tent and rental companies in the southeastern Pennsylvania market. After starting at an entry-level position, he worked his way up through the ranks to …

Gaffin to lead new mobile development team at Point of Rental

November 6, 2018

Point of Rental Software, Grand Prairie, Texas, has formed a dedicated mobile development team headed by senior developer lead Matt Gaffin. “We’re proud of what our development team has done with our mobile products,” says Point of Rental CEO Wayne Harris. “As the industry moves further into mobile platforms, we’ve realized the need to have …