An Olympian Task

June 1, 2022  |  Projects

It would have been a tall order for a less adept company. After all, the job wasn’t only extremely high-profile—the Beijing Winter Olympics—it involved providing and setting up more than 30 structures under extreme conditions and on some less-than-ideal terrain, all while adhering to strict CO…
Montreal General Hospital Trauma Center

June 1, 2022  |  Projects

As the pandemic swept across Canada in 2020, Fiesta Tents, located in Saint-Laurent, Que., received many requests to help the Canadian health system cope with the influx of patients. The company would ultimately be involved in several projects ranging from remote Indigenous facilities to testing cli…
Moreton Hire builds a legacy

June 1, 2022  |  Projects

In 1969, Marlene and Kevin Morahan bought some chairs for their local school’s festival in Manly, Brisbane, Australia. Afterward, locals began asking to use the chairs for other events in the area and before long, their simple purchase transformed their family garage into “Moreton Bay Hire,” o…
Long-term rental success

June 1, 2022  |  Features

When certain types of emergencies happen—think hurricanes, earthquakes, fires—tented structures often become an essential part of the response plan. In the case of COVID, several short-term rentals ended up as long-term rentals, becoming subject to permanent building codes. For the tent rental i…
Storm Safety

June 1, 2022  |  Features

Weather forecasting is one of the most maligned sciences around. Everybody has a story about the time they canceled elaborate plans because it was supposed to storm—and then not a drop of rain fell.
2022 Reader’s Choice Awards

June 1, 2022  |  Features

What tent rental industry supplier always comes through when you need them? Which piece of equipment saves time and labor? And what services do you depend on to run your business? Keeping reading to find out.  Best Frame Tent  Anchor Industries Fred’s Tents & Canopies Rainier Industr…
How to decipher Incoterms

June 1, 2022  |  Business, Tips and Techniques

Question: I’m buying some equipment, and the shipping terms in the purchase agreement refer to “EXW Incoterms 2020.” I’m generally familiar with “Incoterms,” but I don’t really have a lot of time to study what each one means. Can you give me a summary of what I’m dealing with when a …
The lighter side of OSHA

June 1, 2022  |  Business, Safety

When most of us hear the word “OSHA,” we instantly conjure up images of ticket-writing cops invading our workplace. And these aren’t the $35 tags that grace our windshield when we linger in a parking spot too long. These citations can easily hit the four- or five-digit mark depending on the se…
U.S. sanctions compliance

June 1, 2022  |  Business, Management

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, new sanctions/restrictive measures have been issued by the U.S., EU, UK, Switzerland, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Iceland, Australia and New Zealand. As a result, Russia is now the most heavily sanctioned country in the world.
Folding bar stool & chair

June 1, 2022  |  Products

Modern Event Furniture introduces the Hayworth, the first folding chair and bar stool with a scissor-base folding mechanism and interchangeable back. A convenient addition for those that already have the Louis XV chairs, as they hold the same seat cushions. The removeable back and seat allows for th…