Rooftop installation comes with tricky access

April 1st, 2019

Party Reflections gets the job done for “Hamilton” opening party. Charlotte, N.C., boasts a unique venue known as Rooftop 210, where construction was halted on a high-rise hotel and a rooftop over a two-story restaurant was created instead. “It is a beautiful spot during great weather, but when you cannot count on great weather, it […]

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Basic training principles for new and long-time installers

August 1st, 2018

Training new installers—and long-time crew members—comes down to a focus on safety, product-specific knowledge and product care. Labor is a problem everywhere, with tent rental companies experiencing constant turnover and the need to train new installers. Desperate to fill out their crews, tent renters will often send new employees on the road for installations right […]

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Specialty tents open new markets

October 1st, 2017

Want to stand out from the crowd? Specialty tents can open up new opportunities. It makes sense for tent rental companies to build their inventory around traditional products, such as pole and frame tents. These tents are popular and versatile, making them reliable performers. Even so, it may be worthwhile to explore potential markets with […]

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TopTec takes tent training program on the road

October 3rd, 2016

Tent School, the event industry’s longest running tent installation and safety training program, is receiving an overhaul with a new on-the-road format for 2017. This will be the first time event organizers have offered the training program at an outside location. The first Tent School On the Road session will be held at Rent-E-Quip in […]

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TopTec launches new division for customized events

October 19th, 2015

TopTec Event Tents has announced the launch of a new company division—Inflate-AIRmerica. The division will be “dedicated to creating a customized, immersive and entertaining experience for corporate events, trade shows and product launches,” said John Ciniglio, TopTec president. Inflate-AIRmerica is a joint partnership between TopTec and Inflate U.K. Inflate U.K. founder Simon Coulter described the […]

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TopTec names Bryan Bolt sales manager

September 18th, 2015

TopTec Event Tents, tent manufacturer in South Carolina, has named Bryan Bolt its new sales manager. Before joining TopTec, Bolt worked in outside sales for eight years in the fastener industry. Bolt joined TopTec in 2004 as the tent manufacturer’s service support specialist. He supported the field sales team, lead training seminars and resolved service […]

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