Register now: TRD Boot Camp

June 29th, 2021

Registration is open for the TRD Boot Camp taking place on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, at Classic Tents & Events in Norcross, Ga. The program lineup includes: Basics of tenting, safety and personal protective equipment (PPE)Staking and ballasting techniquesTent repairHands-on practice: Frame tent install; small structure install; and other interactive tenting exercises. These one-day training events […]

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Tent CARES Day honors pandemic workers

December 1st, 2020

TLC Rents celebrated Tent CARES Day by serving up a barbeque lunch for Atlanta, Ga.-area frontline workers. Photo: TLC Rents. Tent manufacturers and rental businesses around the U.S. celebrated the frontline workers of the COVID-19 pandemic on Aug. 29 with barbeques, food truck fare and lots of sweet treats. Independent Tent CARES Day events were […]

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Classic Tents & Events relies on creativity and collaboration in good times and bad

October 1st, 2020

By Cathy Broberg Steven Eisenstein, president of Classic Tents & Events, has always valued out-of-the-box thinking, creativity and a willingness to learn. These characteristics have allowed him to step into a new industry mid-career, discover ways to grow and diversify his company, and now pivot into new markets and glimpse the silver lining amid a […]

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How to ease the heavy burden of ballasting

August 1st, 2020

Ballasting done right means going heavy, but industry-developed tools help to ease the burden. by Jeff Moravec Ballasting may seem a necessary evil in the world of tented events. All tents need to be anchored in one way or another, of course, with ballast (weight) being a common method. It requires a lot of planning, […]

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The tent rental industry comes together to fight for survival

June 1st, 2020

As March events canceled and commercial work shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many tent installers, including Classic Tents & Events, Norcross, Ga., shifted to providing tents at medical facilities. Photos courtesy of Classic Tents & Events. Few aspects of the global economy are untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic, but for the tent and […]

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Tent renters weigh the anchorage options

December 1st, 2017

When choosing a proper anchoring method for any given site, tent renters must balance the pros and cons of staking vs. ballasting. First, the good news: demand for event tents has significantly grown, says Steve Belliveau, sales manager, Eastern Region, for tent manufacturer Anchor Industries Inc. of Evansville, Ind. The downside? Demand has put greater […]

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