Clear-top tent with a view

October 1, 2018  |  Inspired!

PEAK Event Services, Woburn, Mass., installed this 40-by-120-foot tent for a summer 2018 wedding in western Massachusetts. The clear tops allowed guests to take in views of a mansion as well as mountain scenery. PEAK also provided the dance floor, most rentals, lounge design and styling and event se…
Avoid being sued with a well-written rental contract

October 1, 2018  |  Business, Management

How to keep from being sued by making yourself the least appealing target in the group. A client recently asked me what seemed like a simple question: “How can I keep from getting sued? Aside from the obvious answer (which necessarily involves either a fortune or a gravestone), my answer, with som…
Spacious high-peak tent

October 1, 2018  |  Products

Rainier Tent’s new High Peak tent system provides an elegant look that attracts attention for any event. The system features a flying center pole tension top with catenary (arched) design and does not use interior support poles, maximizing the usable space. The tent comes in a vinyl color-coded ba…
Fire marshals’ association and the code development process

October 1, 2018  |  Business

Fire marshals are code experts, but they look to the tent industry for information. The Tent Rental Division (TRD) of IFAI is an active participant in the code development process, submitting code proposals during the code revision cycle, attending and testifying at public hearings and serving as a …
Printable projection

October 1, 2018  |  Products

Serge Ferrari’s Soltis Proof Vivo™, is a printable awning fabric with a natural fiber woven appearance. This waterproof fabric is appropriate for commercial and retail awnings and canopies, pergolas, umbrellas and small tent structures. A coated polyester, the fabric utilizes a printable matte v…
Tenting around a flag pole

October 1, 2018  |  Installation Spotlight, News

Elevation, weight and obstructions all factor into a complicated installation at a recently restored site. When organizers of the Prayers from Maria fundraiser suggested a new location for the annual event—the recently restored Old Coast Guard Station on Whiskey Island in Cleveland, Ohio—Ramsey …
Heat transfer labels

October 1, 2018  |  Products

Franz Barta’s Digital Fusion heat transfer labels allow for full photographic quality, randomized QR codes for variable information, and open a world of design possibilities. The labels are applied directly to almost any substrate in a matter of a few seconds, making them a cost-effective and effi…
Color name-badge printer

October 1, 2018  |  Products

Primera Technology’s LX910 new desktop color label printer allows vendors to quickly produce personalized name badges for tradeshows, seminars, events, school ID or visitors’ badges and more. Simply add photo and ID name, corporate logos, barcode and print the badge. The printer can handle label…
McCarthy Tents & Events brings inflatable structures to the U.S. market

October 1, 2018  |  News

Ease of handling. Ease of installation. And a new product that no one has seen. That’s what led McCarthy Tents & Events of Rochester and Buffalo, N.Y., to bring the Evolution Dome to the United States, according to owner Sean McCarthy. “When you see how it looks, it’s amazing,” he says. …
Launching a company-wide health and safety program? Here are some tips.

October 1, 2018  |  Business

Beginning or reestablishing a company health and safety program can seem daunting, especially given everything else tent rental business owners and managers have on their plate. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) breaks down the task into nine doable steps: Always set safety an…