Coachella debut

June 1, 2014  |  Project Briefs

New structure features “breathtaking” views and branding options. Grammy award winning songstress Lorde wasn’t the only one making a Coachella debut in 2014. Tentlogix of Stuart, Fla., a provider of innovative event structures throughout North America, introduced the Bi-Directional…
Full-service fête

June 1, 2014  |  Project Briefs

Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach, Calif., takes an anniversary fundraiser out of a ballroom and into an “amazing” tented space. Permits are a typical hurdle for tented events. But when Choura Events prepared for a high-end installation at Marine Stadium in Long Beach, Calif., for the 75th an…
Dressing for the occasion

June 1, 2014  |  Feature, Tent Décor

Event planners and decorators find ways to stylize any type of tent. By Janice Kleinschmidt Quick: What great hotel ballroom event have you attended that comes to mind? Still thinking? OK, maybe you did think of one. But what do you remember about the event? Probably something besides the walls, cei…
ICC launches cloud-based code development process

June 1, 2014  |  Safety & Codes

Online tool allows anyone to submit code change proposals and enables collaboration. The International Code Council (ICC) has launched a new cloud-based tool, cdpACCESS™, with the goal of increasing participation and collaboration in the ICC’s code development process (cdp). The tool all…
Seamless transitions

June 1, 2014  |  Feature, Tent Décor

The right decor can create harmony between a structure’s interior and its surroundings. By Jake Kulju Tented events are emulating increasingly popular residential outdoor rooms, where the boundaries between interior and exterior blend to create a harmonious environment. “Very often clien…
Creative lighting

June 1, 2014  |  On the Job

Decorative lighting options set just the right ambiance for tented events. By Marisa Rizzo Lighting for tented events has entered an exhilarating and exciting time. With the advent of social networking, blogs and sites such as Pinterest, creative ideas are shared globally on a daily basis. Clients a…
Seating in the spotlight

June 1, 2014  |  Feature, Tent Décor

Once merely functional, chairs and unique seating have become standout contributors to event decor. By Pamela Mills-Senn Trends drive event decor, but the last thing an event rental company needs is a warehouse overloaded with here-today-gone-tomorrow inventory. Chairs represent a sizable investment…
Business credit primer

June 1, 2014  |  Management

Understand how business credit differs from personal credit. By William J. Lynott Business credit works the same way as personal credit in many respects, but there are some important differences. Information about business credit transactions is gathered by the business credit agencies to create a b…
Working with difficult clients

June 1, 2014  |  Event Production, Feature

Client actions and reactions can add stress to already stressful event management. Anticipating what makes a client difficult for you can help to resolve problems before they swell. By Melynda Norman-Lee So you have a client you don’t like to work with. Have you taken the time to figure out wh…
A bigger party

June 1, 2014  |  Miscellaneous

O’Neil Tents and Party Supplies helps the Dublin Irish Festival grow with bigger and better tents. With a name like Dublin, the annual Irish festival has to be good. And, in fact, the three-day Dublin Irish Festival in Dublin, Ohio, draws more than 100,000 revelers and is one of the largest Ir…