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Take a seat at the table: Make every tented event space unique with event furniture options

October 1, 2018

Tables and seating for tented events. For years, the options for these vital event components were limited in sizes and styles. These days, there’s an array of options available to suit the needs and visions of a variety of events (and their visionary coordinators). Setting the stage Jacqueline Klene, event designer at Exclusive Events Inc. …

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Overcoming obstructions at installation sites

June 1, 2018

Installing tents around obstructions requires tenacity, creativity and know-how. Here, seasoned installers share challenging installations and clever solutions. From overhead power lines to underground utilities to massive tree limbs, obstructions to tent installations are as varied as the tents themselves. While tent installers and the customers they serve strive for a streamlined, efficient tent installation, …

Cost management of obstructions

May 30, 2018

Every tent rental and installation company has faced installation jobs that are teeming with obstructions. From vegetation and trees to permanent fencing and asphalt, obstructions can cause problems with not only the installation process, but also the costs involved in completing the project. When Matt Mutton and his team at Bob Mutton Party & Tent …

Experiential marketing and tent design

April 25, 2018

As the corporate industry becomes ever more competitive for attendees’ attention, the winners will be the ones who go beyond traditional event design to deliver a memorable, engaging experience—and one way to do that is through innovative tent design. But just what role is experiential marketing in today’s tent industry? A big one, say the …

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Fabulous exterior design draws guests into event tents

April 1, 2018

Inventive exterior decor sets the stage for event attendees before they set foot beneath a tent. When Marquee Event Rentals partnered with Pink Sparrow, a custom fabrication company in Brooklyn, N.Y., to design an “experience” for visitors to an American Express tent at a major music festival, the company knew it needed to design the …

Making equipment investments pay for themselves

August 14, 2017

Prior to investing in new equipment, decision makers in tent rental companies should evaluate each task that needs to be done, measuring the costs of doing each task and looking for ways to eliminate or reduce those costs. Equipment investments should add efficiency and durability to the equation and outperform old technologies dramatically. Often, a …

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Equipment that makes the job easy and safe

August 1, 2017

Tent professionals are always eager to find ways to make the job of installing tents easier, safer and more efficient. Equipment developed specifically for the tent industry—by the very people who install tents day in and day out—helps achieve these goals. No one knows who coined the proverb “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Given …

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Weddings that stand out

April 1, 2017

While the ceremony is considered the most important part of a wedding, the reception is where the fun begins. Each reception site reflects the personality and style of the couple, as well as the trends of today’s popular wedding decor. Are your clients more comfortable in black-tie events surrounded by glittering china and crystal? Or …

Creating A Distinctive Atmosphere for Multiple Events Using One Tent

October 28, 2016

There is a reason why so many tented events seem to be cookie-cutter productions. There are people to please and placate, funds to be allocated, tent design and layout to be developed, and complex lighting and flooring elements to be installed. It is no wonder that so many people end up with the same event …

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The well-dressed table

April 1, 2016

Selecting the right table linens for events that sparkle means staying on top of trending colors, themes and table arrangements. From standard white tablecloths and their matching napkin counterparts to single floral centerpieces and bland china, the events of yesteryear were often drab affairs. It is no wonder that so many people ended up with …