Modular double-decker

August 1, 2019  |  Products

The Uniporium by Losberger De Boer is a modular double-decker structure that allows for the company’s P3 Uniflex to expand to a second story. Tent rental companies with Uniflex inventory can vertically integrate their 10-, 15-, and 20-meter-wide structures with the Uniporium. The structure’s fra…
One black tent, two-night party

August 1, 2019  |  Showcase

EPI turns a massive black tent into a two-night concert and party venue, taking inspiration from the Emerald Isle and the California punk scene. Event planners love to go on and on about their love of working in a white tent, because it’s a blank canvas that can be transformed into anything. But w…
Star-shaped tent

August 1, 2019  |  Products

The star-shaped Sky Tent from Ins’TenT Industries offers a unique shape and design for stellar events. The tent features a 600-denier polyester top for high-end presentation, along with an anodized aluminum pole that is rust-free, lightweight and easy to install. The pole’s adjustable crank shaf…
Mid-sized structure

August 1, 2019  |  Products

Shelter Structures America’s M-Series clearspan tent structure is Shelter’s middle-sized product for the U.S. market. The engineered M-Series has a standard 3-, 3.4- or 4-meter side height and a 5-meter bay configuration. The tent structure is available in 10-, 15-, 20-, 25- and 30-meter widths …
Canopies makes every tented event inviting and engaging

August 1, 2019  |  Profile

Canopies Events with Distinction focuses on customer relationships to bring events to life. Making annual events fresh, intriguing and appealing is a constant challenge for tent and event rental companies. And new events need to meet or exceed customer expectations. For co-owners David Hudak and Ken…
Decorative garden tent

August 1, 2019  |  Products

The Garden Tent from Fred’s Tents and Canopies Inc. is a 40-foot-wide, 5-track aluminum beam frame tent. The tent features a decorative element that transforms a standard 120mm structure from a vast open space into a venue with a more intimate feel. The tent expands by 15-foot sections, …
How to plan for temporary power for tented events

August 1, 2019  |  Business, Tips and Techniques

Accurately calculate temporary power for tented events with a basic understanding of how power behaves. As tented events become more complex, they are more likely than ever to require temporary power, because venues often don’t have enough utility power to handle the needs of lighting, HVAC (air c…
Truss and stretch structures are a perfect pair

August 1, 2019  |  Installation Spotlight

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 g…
Study time: IFAI tools for better staking and ballasting

August 1, 2019  |  Feature

IFAI’s staking and ballasting studies have helped to push the tent rental industry forward in terms of safety and professionalism. Here’s how tent rental companies can use the studies to set their business apart, plus anchoring tips from the experts. The IFAI Staking Study and the TRD (Tent Rent…
Innovators and instructors

August 1, 2019  |  Editorial

The bad news (and some good news) about career paths and aging. It was on the eve of my birthday, while sitting in rush hour traffic, that an NPR segment gave me the really bad news: My professional decline has already started. The interviewee, social scientist Arthur C. Brooks, was discussing his p…