Modular double-decker

August 1, 2019

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 frame and flooring system also utilizes Losberger glass and cassette walls, …

One black tent, two-night party

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 what if …

Star-shaped tent

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 shaft technology makes setup easy and fast. Simply slide the pole …

Mid-sized structure

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 as well as customized sizes. The profile sizes measure 150mm, …

Canopies makes every tented event inviting and engaging

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 Hudak of Canopies Events with Distinction, Milwaukee, Wis., that …

Decorative garden tent

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, and the finish of the frame and the style …

How to plan for temporary power for tented events

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 conditioning and heat), catering and cooking equipment, and …

Truss and stretch structures are a perfect pair

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 …

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Study time: IFAI tools for better staking and ballasting

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 Rental Division) Ballasting Tool have improved the …

Innovators and instructors

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 personal research project, …