Terminally trending

April 1st, 2024

Whether a wedding is simple or extravagant, glitzy or subdued, bridal couples have a myriad of choices to make as it relates to wedding decor and accessories. And today’s tent and event rental companies need to have a finger on the proverbial pulse of all the latest trends to know what inventory to stock and […]

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Going high tech with RFID

December 1st, 2023

Avery Dennison’s new AD Pure™ plastic-free RFID inlays and tags are compact and ideal for difficult-to-tag items. Photo courtesy of Avery Dennison. From cattle to casinos to rental cars, radio frequency identification or RFID technology is making inroads across a myriad of industries, including the tent industry, as manufacturers and event rental companies turn to […]

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Installations that wow!

June 1st, 2023

Stunning shades of champagne, peach and gold adorned the reception area and made a statement for this wedding on the steps adjacent to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of Ed Knight, EventQuip. When it comes to tent installations, it’s all about getting clients, customers and attendees to remember the event, the environs and […]

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Tablescape trends

April 1st, 2023

Elegant yet simply adorned, many of today’s wedding reception designs include a crisp color palette with complementary napkins and tablecloths, and simple glass and crystal accoutrements. Photo courtesy of Sami Renee Photography. For decades, standard white tablecloths and their crisp white napkin counterparts were the classic choice for wedding events of all sizes—and rightfully so, […]

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Warehousing Know How

October 1st, 2022

Many items within the tent industry are simply not suitable for storage on pallets. Many companies find cantilever racking an ideal alternative for organization and storage. All photos courtesy of Tents for Rent. Today’s warehouses are no longer just for storage. From being a showroom of products to providing a space for drying operations to […]

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2022 Wedding Trends

April 1st, 2022

A crystal clear evening sky was the ideal backdrop for this incredible tented wedding featuring beautiful tent structures, furnishings and lighting from Encore Events Rentals. Photo courtesy of: Sabine Scherer Photography There’s a reason why so many weddings seem to be cookie-cutter productions. In addition to putting together the biggest party of a couple’s life, […]

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Peaks of perfection: installations that wow

December 1st, 2021

Stunning blue and white accents, along with dramatic fabric treatments and lighting, transformed the space into a memorable wedding venue for all. Photo courtesy of Party Reflections Inc. If invitations create a first impression of an event, the tents and structures used at an event make a lasting impression. Here’s a look at four eye-popping […]

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Table talk

August 1st, 2021

Modern Event Furniture’s dramatic seating of both Bordeaux tables and elongated side tables adds a sense of well-orchestrated sophistication to the space. Photo courtesy of Modern Event Furniture. With events and celebrations back on the calendar, new trends and demands in tables and seating have emerged.  by Maura Keller Event planners are, once again, beginning […]

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In-demand wedding decor

June 1st, 2021

Blue and white hues made this March 2021 wedding in Fairhope, Ala., stunning. SOHO Event Rentals worked with Jenna Laine Weddings to accentuate the floral arrangements with linens, draping and lighting. Photo courtesy of Alisha Crossley Photography. As more consumers turn to tents for outdoor soirees, the decor elements that enhance tent structures are getting […]

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A Classic Party Rental keeps customers in focus

December 1st, 2019

A family business evolves into tent and party rental, keeping customer needs top-of-mind. by Maura Keller Family businesses have long been a staple of the American economy. And A Classic Party Rental in Indianapolis, Ind., founded in 1989 by members of the Hawkins and Bayt family, is the quintessential family affair. Like many family businesses, […]

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