Expansive fairway views

June 1, 2016

When new owners of the Puerto Rico Open at Coco Beach sought to increase the comfort and style of hospitality and sponsor suites, All Seasons Event Rental responded with engineered fabric products by Liri Tent U.S. Sidney Wolf, chairman of the event, worked with Steve Brancato, president of All Seasons Event Rental, to bring a …

Rubb refurbishes structures for U.K.’s Ministry of Defense

The U.K.’s Ministry of Defense has used structures by Rubb Buildings Ltd., Gateshead, U.K., for more than 35 years. Now it’s seeing the benefits of the company’s postuse storage, assessment and refurbishment service. In 2010, work began on the construction of six Rubb military warehouses for Operation Herrick in Afghanistan. The 25-by-100-meter Expeditionary Forces Aircraft …

Macon Tent Rentals goes the extra mile to help its clients create memories

April 1, 2016

The staff at Macon Tent Rentals (MTR) in Macon, Ga., knows the company’s phone doesn’t ring unless someone has some fun planned. From ground breakings to grand openings to a business’s family fun day to collegiate tailgating, creating a celebration is what it’s all about. This second-generation business grew from a single small frame tent …

Dome double decker with two views for equestrian event

Spectators at sporting events want to be as close to the action as possible. But how do you design a VIP space when you don’t know which direction fans will face to view the event? When Hank Parker’s Party and Tent Rental began planning for the installation of a two-story structure for a four-day equestrian …

From humble roots

December 1, 2015

A former summer-only business becomes one of Chicagoland’s most reputable tent vendors. As a college student who needed to earn extra income during the summers, David Cesar launched a small part-time tent and event rental company in 2006 in Chicago, Ill. Operating out of a single truck and trailer, the company mostly handled small backyard …

On exhibit

Five large structures welcome attendees to an international robotic and intelligent equipment exhibition. Although the Chinese economy has slowed recently, the event and exhibition market is growing quickly, with 40-meter, 50-meter and 60-meter-wide tents in demand for high-end, large-scale events. Tent manufacturer KENTEN Multitent Co. Ltd. of Guangzhou, China, competed with several local event suppliers …

Taking it to the next level

A play-by-play of how Shaffer Sports and Events designed, built and installed a triple-decker structure. Faced with the dilemma of how to accommodate more hospitality suites at the Breeders’ Cup World Championships when all available ground space was already taken led Shawn Smith to think like an urban planner: Go vertical. “What if we did …

Above water

With no space to expand on land, a wedding installation is extended into a lake. When you’ve already provided an “all out” wedding installation for a client, how do you top yourself when daughter #2 sets a date? That was one of many challenges Hank Parker’s Party and Tent Rentals of Rochester, N.Y., faced with …

Are winter tent installs right for you?

November 19, 2015

Winter tent installs offer tent rental businesses opportunities to keep inventory and crews active, taking the edge off of what can be a slow time of year for those companies located or working in severe-weather areas. But as attractive as the prospect of staying busy is, winter installs aren’t right for every company. For one …

Super-sized celebration

October 1, 2015

Clinton Presidential Center anniversary hosted in massive tent. When Mahaffey Fabric Structures of Memphis, Tenn., was contacted by Party Time Rental and Events of Little Rock, Ark., in early 2014 to provide a structure for the tenth anniversary of the Clinton Presidential Center, the company approached the job as one of the most important in …