Footnotes

October 1, 2015  |  Feature

Flooring providers and tented-event pros offer tips to help you step up your tent flooring game. Tents are designed to protect from above. The flooring underneath them, however, is just as important. The right flooring solution can give an event the additional panache it needs to make a lasting impr…
Solar-powered generator

October 1, 2015  |  Products

Larson Electronics LLC’s solar-powered generator with manual crank mast (SPLT-1.2K-200A-19) is a 1.2 kW solar generator system that replenishes 100 amp hours of usable battery capacity a day. The system delivers 24 volts for lighting, cameras or other electronic equipment mounted on a 19-foot coll…
The ABCs of the ADA

October 1, 2015  |  Feature

Federal laws requiring accommodations for Americans with disabilities affect temporary site as well as permanent ones. You can be excused for overlooking the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act in July, but not for overlooking compliance. Passed in 1990, this federal civil rights…
Grommet attaching machine

October 1, 2015  |  Products

The ClipsShop® CS-TIDY-41 pneumatic grommet machine attaches metal grommets to tents, banners and related products. Featuring a finger safety guard and manual triggering mechanism, it weighs 15 pounds, has a carrying handle and slug collection drawer, uses a hollow die and can be configured for pus…
Whistle while you work

October 1, 2015  |  Industry News, News

Crews that enjoy the job—and each other—benefit the bottom line. Every issue of InTents focuses in some way on tented-event safety and best practices. Staking and ballasting, OSHA compliance, event evacuation procedures, code development and personal protective equipment are all common topics on…
Temporary terminals

October 1, 2015  |  Project Briefs, Projects

Fabric-roofed structure houses temporary airport terminals in Kenya. When a fire at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, destroyed the international arrival and departure terminals in August 2013, East Africa’s largest transport hub faced a crisis. With an ever-growing number of …
Super-sized celebration

October 1, 2015  |  Event Production, Projects

Clinton Presidential Center anniversary hosted in massive tent. When Mahaffey Fabric Structures of Memphis, Tenn., was contacted by Party Time Rental and Events of Little Rock, Ark., in early 2014 to provide a structure for the tenth anniversary of the Clinton Presidential Center, the company approa…
Midsummer night magic

October 1, 2015  |  Projects, Trend Watch

A garden-inspired reception combines fabric, crystals, lighting and drama. Tent design continues to evolve as innovative companies and event planning professionals achieve greater creativity for their clients. What was once lightweight material supported by a metal framework is today’s blank canva…
Tennis coverage

October 1, 2015  |  Industry News, News

Polyfab USA covers Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2015 US Open. While the world’s best tennis players battled on the court of Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2015 US Open, Polyfab USA LLC was saving the day above the court. In a technological first, the US Open is having a retractable roof with a stand-alo…
Under the Tuscan stars

October 1, 2015  |  Project Briefs, Projects

A wedding by Starr Tent brings the flavor of an Italian night to a New York residence. The romance and beauty of a star-filled spring evening in an Italian garden was the inspiration for this 300-guest private wedding reception in Bedford, N.Y., by New Rochelle, N.Y.-based Starr Tent. To provide the…