Tents to the rescue!

June 1st, 2024

Demand for tents suitable for use in the disaster response arena has exceeded that of the use sector. Photo courtesy of ©Jhernan124 | Dreamstime.com Used for wedding celebrations, birthday parties, graduations, festivals and other events, fabric structures and tents serve a variety of lighthearted purposes. But these products also have a serious side, such as […]

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Mod-Fence, FloorEXP, California Portable Dance Floor combine as Event Product Solutions

May 8th, 2024

The innovative minds behind Mod-Fence, FloorEXP and California Portable Dance Floor Company announced the launch of their latest venture, Event Product Solutions. This new brand is building off their previous successes in temporary event fencing and event flooring. Event Product Solutions is committed to becoming the centralized source for unique event needs, streamlining the process […]

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Clamoring for customization

April 1st, 2024

Blue Spark Event Design has always prioritized customization, says Heather Pilcher, CEO/executive producer for the company that is headquartered in Orlando, Fla. If a client doesn’t bring up customization, Pilcher says her company suggests it as a way to create a more impactful event experience. Over the years, Blue Spark has designed some memorable projects. […]

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Themed events: transforming venues, transporting guests

December 1st, 2023

Held to announce an engagement and designed to give guests a luxurious Middle Eastern experience, ABC Fabulous Events bedecked the interior with all manner of decor and details to uphold the theme. The tent was filled with pillows, lounge areas, colorful rugs, decorative chairs and tables, gold cutlery, hookahs and more. Every event offers opportunities […]

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Tent cleaning & repair tips

October 1st, 2023

Keeping tents clean and rental-ready sometimes just requires old-school elbow grease and a stiff bristle broom or brush. Photo courtesy of Awning Cleaning Industries/APCO Products. During the busy season, when parties, events, weddings, festivals and so on have kicked into relatively high gear, tents are going out, coming back in and then going out again. […]

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Retirement planning: The long road to letting go

August 1st, 2023

The massive 100-by-340-foot tent was installed by Tents For Rent for the Uline Distribution Center, celebrating that company’s employees who sold $1 billion worth of products in a single year. So outstanding was the achievement that Uline executives were flown in for the occasion in two retired Chinook helicopters. Photo courtesy of Tents For Rent […]

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Extreme challenges of extreme heat

June 1st, 2023

RIGHT: Held outdoors in August 2020 under a clearspan tent, Marianne’s Rentals had to strategize ways to protect wedding guests (and flowers) from the extreme Oklahoma heat. One strategy used for this reception tent was installing a white top on the tent, removing and replacing it with the clear top before the wedding. Photo courtesy […]

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Now you see it, now you don’t

April 1st, 2023

Jaclyn Watson Events enhanced the natural beauty of this Century tent by swagging the ceiling, covering the poles with fabric and greenery and placing twinkle lights overhead. Photo courtesy of photographer Sam Blake and Jaclyn Watson Events. The blank slate that is a tent offers event planners plenty of opportunities to create unforgettable environments and […]

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On-trend bar and food stations

December 1st, 2022

Taken after sunset, this shot reveals the dramatic lighting design that served as a backdrop to the stunning cocktail bar that awaited guests at a private wedding reception under a clear-top tent. Planning and design: Evantine Design Inc. Photo courtesy of Dan Chen of Roey Yohai Studios and Evantine Design Inc. After the past several […]

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The return of festivals

August 1st, 2022

Revelers crowd the stage at the 2019 Beachlife event held in Redondo Beach, Calif. Choura Events provided a variety of structures for this festival, including those seen off to the side of the stage and VIP tents. After a two-year pandemic pause, the company is seeing a resurgence of festivals, which prior to COVID comprised […]

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