Personal design

April 1, 2015  |  Trend Watch

Table centerpieces and props tell a couple’s story. One of the most rewarding aspects of wedding design is the opportunity to customize an event for a specific couple, creating a celebration unique to their personalities, tastes and traditions. In particular, table centerpieces are becoming an exp…
Stress fractures

April 1, 2015  |  Management

Don’t let workplace stress undermine your operations. By William J. Lynott Workplace stress can simmer just beneath the surface, eating away at morale, productivity and profits. And if you think that workplace stress doesn’t exist in your business, think again. “Emotional pain exists in every …
Location location location

April 1, 2015  |  Event Production, Feature

Tent rental companies share the unique considerations they give to regional festivals. By Jake Kulju Like peanut butter and jelly and Simon and Garfunkel, festivals and tents are just better together. However, every classic combination has its variations. Tent rental companies across the continent f…
Tenting’s AVANT-GARDE Artist

April 1, 2015  |  Products

By Janice Kleinschmidt Collectors, gallery owners, curators and designers who make an annual pilgrimage to Florida for the high-profile Art Basel and Design Miami fairs each December have come to expect venues that are as creative and cutting edge as the works inside them. “Every year, there is a …
Lighting looks for less

April 1, 2015  |  Feature, On the Job

Economic lighting design delivers stylish simplicity without breaking the bank. By Holly O’Dell To accommodate ever-growing interest in creating a memorable event, many tent rental companies will add to or upgrade their accessories. Lighting often tops the list of this evolving stock, and for good…
Safeguarding ideas

April 1, 2015  |  Feature, Markets

Clients may wander to other companies, but your ideas don’t need to go with them. By Pamela Mills-Senn It’s an occupational hazard for event professionals. You spend no small amount of usually unbillable time developing a proposal for a prospective client, only to have that person wander away—…
Life-saving shelter

April 1, 2015  |  On the Job

Design Shelter and Medizone partner to combat hospital-acquired infectious diseases. A company that develops disinfection technology for hospitals has teamed with a Canadian shelter manufacturer to devise a prototype mobile hospital system to combat hospital-acquired viral infections, including Ebol…
Power to the people

April 1, 2015  |  Products

CORT Event Furnishing’s collection of powered products includes soft seating, chairs, tables and pedestals. The new Naples black vinyl and Roma white vinyl seating collections feature charging outlets built into the arms, designed to enhance guests’ networking experience while ensuring they are …
High-visibility webbing

April 1, 2015  |  Products

New from Offray Specialty Narrow Fabrics Inc. (a WBENC company) is E-Z Lace with Retroglo®, a high-visibility, reflective two-inch engineered woven webbing with integrated lacing apertures designed for strength, reflectivity and high visibility. E-Z Lace with Retroglo meets outdoor fabricators’ n…
Wireless PA system

April 1, 2015  |  Products

Loudmouth™ wireless PA system from Ritron Inc. allows rental facilities to use an existing portable two-way radio, base station or mobile radio to deliver “live” voice messages at a distance of up to 2 miles away. Ideal for announcing weather emergencies, security issues or general information…