COVID-19 summer report

August 1st, 2020

Marianne’s Rentals, Oklahoma City, Okla., installed its first backyard tented wedding during the state’s Phase 2 reopening. Photo courtesy of Marianne’s Rentals. The tent and event rental industry continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the spring season months of March and April proved to be devastating due to postponed and canceled events, […]

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The next generation: Assuming leadership of a family tent rental business

April 1st, 2020

Thinking about taking over your family’s tent rental business? Be prepared to learn every job, initiate delicate conversations, ask questions and respect the previous generation’s work. Oh, and don’t expect special treatment.  by Jeff Moravec Young people entering their family’s tent rental business as a career can look forward to a sense of satisfaction and […]

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Stocking the right tent inventory for the popular events

June 1st, 2017

From tented festivals to weddings and special events, Marianne’s Rentals brings in-demand rentals to Oklahoma and West Texas. When Marianne Long became involved with a rental company in 1986, it consisted of one warehouse filled mostly with tools and very little party equipment. The tool side of the business was sold, and she began to […]

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