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Frame tent systems please customers of all kinds

June 1, 2017

For most tent rental companies, an inventory that doesn’t include frame tents is unthinkable. Frame tent systems are the workhorses of the industry, favored by customers for all kinds of events. Frame tents play an indispensable role in almost every tent rental company’s inventory. As common as they are, these tents are anything but unassuming …

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Tent rental companies help clients throw the best backyard parties

Summertime for tent rental means street fairs, farmer’s markets, outdoor concerts and community festivals. If people are gathering and celebrating outdoors, there’s probably a tent involved. But many of the best tented parties are out of sight. They aren’t hidden underground like Prohibition speakeasies, they’re just in private backyards. Backyard parties have increased in both …

Hand truck

The Makinex Powered Hand Truck PHT-140 is a universal materials handling solution that enables a one-person operation to safely lift and load small equipment or bulky goods weighing up to 309 pounds. It provides a quick and easy alternative to using a forklift or tailgate loader for small loads. The unique design enables a one-person …

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Unit loading of tent equipment saves time

You could make the case that, from an operational perspective, the tent rental business is really a materials handling business. Consider this: A typical tent and party rental company operates a warehouse of 15,000 to 25,000 square feet with five to 10 trucks and 12 to 40 employees. Of those employees, about five to 10 …

All-weather lighting

Designed for festivals, amphitheater productions or other outdoor events, the COLORdash Par Q12 IP from CHAUVET Professional features a double-bracket yoke that allows it to be flown on truss or be positioned on the floor. The new RGBA LED wash delivers bright, colorful, flicker-free light indoors or out, regardless of weather conditions, and provides intense …

Free space planner tool for CORT customers

CORT Events has partnered with Social Tables to offer 3D space planning technology free of charge to its clients with its integration of a proprietary custom version of the Social Tables space planner on CORT’s website. The integration allows clients to design events in 2D, view and share in 3D and automatically request quotes for …

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Tent renters and event planners contend with photo-collection sites

His company’s hometown may be North Carolina’s largest city, site of NASCAR’s Hall of Fame and Bank of America’s headquarters location, but Dan Hooks isn’t too proud to chuckle that “Charlotte is not exactly the hotbed for fashion or cutting-edge style. “It used to take six months to a year for a trend to get …

Stocking the right tent inventory for the popular events

From tented festivals to weddings and special events, Marianne’s Rentals brings in-demand rentals to Oklahoma and West Texas. When Marianne Long became involved with a rental company in 1986, it consisted of one warehouse filled mostly with tools and very little party equipment. The tool side of the business was sold, and she began to …

Washington’s wartime tent restored

Often described as the “first Oval Office,” George Washington’s headquarters tent, used by the general from mid-1778 until 1783, is now preserved at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, Pa. The tent’s journey to the museum, which opened in April, spans more than 100 years. In pieces, it was purchased in 1909 by …

McCarthy Tents & Events installs structures for U.S. Presidential Inauguration

Providing tents for the U.S. Presidential Inauguration’s media crews meant working long hours within a tight timeframe for McCarthy Tents & Events. For Rochester, N.Y.-based McCarthy Tents & Events, the U.S. Presidential Inauguration in January was just another step in the company’s steady growth trajectory over the past 10 years. The company typically provides services …