Importance of Buying Ahead in a Post-Pandemic Economy

In the last three weeks, you’ve probably heard about retailers deciding to start Christmas sales really early, meaning some time this month. Those retailers are not crying wolf. Rather, they’re about to come up short trying to stock their shelves for the December rush. To avoid buyer disappointment their best solution is to buy earlier.…

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From Zero to a Fleet of 4 Machines In One Year

HOW EVENTQUIP’S QUEST FOR PRODUCTIVITY LED IT TO TENT OX. EventQuip of Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania https://www.eventquip.com/ is one of the biggest success stories in the tent rental sector. For 27 years it has concentrated on tent rentals, lighting, staging, power, floors, and climate control, working closely with other vendors who provide complementary services for event solutions…

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2021/2022 Tent and Event Trade Shows Survey Results

Post-pandemic ARA, MATRA and IFAI Show Trends Emerge Last week Tent OX asked tent and event professionals from across the nation to weigh in on their trade show plans for Fall and into January of 2022. Results now in indicate that the American Rental Association’s The Rental Show, normally held in February, may see fewer…

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12,000-mile Road Tour Delivers New Insights

Last week we talked to Scott Pickel about his March through May “Year of the OX Road Tour” into America’s heartland, the Deep South, Southwestern states, and the West Coast, visiting more than 200 companies and talking to them about their businesses. Throughout his 15-state trip, Scott heard again and again that he was the…

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Biggest Trends Impacting Tent & Event Businesses Now

Scott Pickel shares labor insights gained from his 12,000-mile Year of the OX Tour Last week we talked to Scott Pickel about his March through May “Year of the OX Road Tour” into America’s heartland, the Deep South, Southwestern states, and the West Coast, visiting more than 200 companies and talking to them about their…

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Memorial Day 2021

Raise the flag. Say a word of thanks. Memorial Day tends to arrive just as warmer weather becomes more of a constant rather than a variable. As we approach Summer, we take a moment during the Memorial Day weekend to think of parents, grandparents, sons and daughters, co-workers, relatives and friends who have served our…

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How to Save Labor Costs When Labor Is Hard To Find

labor shortage in 2021 are making it harder for Tent and Event companies to hire adequate staff

Dozens of mid-April labor news reports like this one warn that rehiring labor this spring and summer will be harder than ever. The shortage is due in part to lingering fears of Covid exposure and additional circumstances that may delay returns to work. As a result, event company owners may find it harder to attract…

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Maintenance Is The Key To a Trouble-free Tenting Season

Very few people know more about what goes into a Tent OX System than Lewis Nolt of Nolt’s Power Equipment, located in Shippensburg, PA. Lewis has partnered closely with Tent OX with founder and CEO Scott Woodruff in the design and build process for Tent OX’s range of attachments, which are manufactured not far from…

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