Four Lessons I Learned About Building Great Tent Crews

Take a look at what Saroj Bains, an executive at Event Labor Works – one of North America’s premier event labor companies – has learned about building top-notch tent crews. Tent installation crews are a crazy quilt of personalities, capabilities and potential. That is why it’s no easy task to organize a crew of diverse…

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Videos: How McCarthy Tents Completely Restructured Its Tent Installs

McCarthy Tent Crew

Sean McCarthy of the Rochester, NY-based McCarthy Tents & Events is one of a new breed of tent and event company owners. The company’s success since its founding in 2007 is due in large part to Sean leading by example, motivating his enthusiastic and efficient crews, and a well-organized back office staff. Their Rochester facility…

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What Size Tent OX is the Right Fit for My Business?

With Tent OX you have a choice! Did you know there are three main series of Tent OX tent installation systems from which you can choose? We can help you find the one that works best for your specific size tents and can accommodate the needs of your business. All of our 500, 600 and…

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Tent OX Brings Home a Hat Trick at “Best of” Awards

Best Tent Installation Equipment

Each year InTents Magazine, the tent industry’s leading publication, recognizes the best tools and systems designed for tent installation. This April, in celebration of the magazine’s 25 years of publication, they opened up voting for 25 unique categories for their annual Readers’ Choice Awards and allowed the public to voice its opinion of who they…

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Tent OX Delivers the Same Power & Precision Indoors

indoor bc tent and awning

BC Tent and Awning Co., Inc. opened its doors in Avon, Massachusetts nearly 40 years ago and has since learned a thing or two about running a successful tent and event rental business amidst the harsh winters in the Northern United States. With a crew of 16 full time employees throughout the winter months, BC…

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Tent OX Helps Tent Rental Businesses Do More, Earn More in the Winter

Winter Bryants Rent All

Based in Lexington, Kentucky, Bryant’s Rent-All Events & Tents experiences the splendor of all four seasons. While winter months can be beautiful, they bring frigid temperature, snow and ice. Bryant’s Rent-All’s crew of 48 year-round employees is adept at overcoming most cold weather obstacles after 65 years in business, but two years ago, the business…

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Payroll: Personalized and Quantified

Gary Stansberry

by: Gary Stansberry Those who heard me speak in 2016 at MATRA, or who or have read one of my articles, are probably familiar with the following:  Payroll is the largest cash expense for all rental companies.  That’s the primary reason the average cash flow/EBITDA margin  of tent and event rental companies’ falls below industry…

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Pull Clearspan Keder Fabric Panels Faster, Without Damage

Keder Panel Puller

Clearspan keder fabric panels often don’t pull smoothly by hand. And they can rip in expensive ways when pulled by machines not designed for the task. How can your installers pull panels faster, reduce potential for damage, and save your company plenty of crew hours in the process? Keder Fabric Panel Challenges  First, let’s get…

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