Tent OX News

Our Pandemic Year, and Beyond

By jay / January 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Our Pandemic Year, and Beyond

Like other companies supporting the event industry, Tent OX was forced in mid-March of 2020 to abandon an aggressive marketing and sales effort that we thought would bring us our biggest sales year ever. But with Covid-19’s arrival, the entire Tent and Event sector was faced with an elemental decision: How to best survive the…

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ARA Show Special: Good Through March 31!

By jay / December 22, 2020 / Comments Off on ARA Show Special: Good Through March 31!
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Sunshine and Success Reigns at Tent OX’s Live “Year Without A Tent Show” Event

By jay / December 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Sunshine and Success Reigns at Tent OX’s Live “Year Without A Tent Show” Event

Holding a live, outdoor event in the Northeast in December is always a little risky, and our Monday run-through on the day before Tuesday December 8 event was carried out under dark skies with chilling temps and sodden earth. But Tuesday provided a welcome weather turnaround with blue skies reigning over our event! Go to…

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Tent OX Drives Through COVID’s Impact At Coastal Tented Events

By jay / September 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Tent OX Drives Through COVID’s Impact At Coastal Tented Events

Based in southern Delaware, Coastal Tented Events is a full-scale event rental company specializing in wedding events. They originally purchased a 528 machine-based Tent OX system in 2016, allowing them to step away from skid steer and small four-wheel machines that had been causing turf damage at scenic wedding locations like the one shown in…

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Gary Stansberry

Steps Your Business Should Take to Survive COVID-19

By Scott Pickel / September 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Steps Your Business Should Take to Survive COVID-19

Event Industry Business Expert Gary Stansberry Updates His Recommendations Gary Stansberry is president of The Stansberry Firm, LLC, one of the Event rental industry’s best regarded business consultancies. From the moment Covid-19 upended the 2020 event rental season, Gary has followed the crisis. Here, he updates his earlier recommendations for companies seeking advice on how…

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A Tale of Three Tent Companies

By Scott Pickel / August 24, 2020 / Comments Off on A Tale of Three Tent Companies

How each has navigated the COVID-19 pandemic with Tent OX Though we have all been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have also all been impacted uniquely. The same is true of tent businesses. As events were wiped off calendars overnight, we all had to find our footing while making some tough decisions. Now with…

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Would you consider a leaner permanent workforce in a post-Covid-19 world?

By jay / June 9, 2020 / Comments Off on Would you consider a leaner permanent workforce in a post-Covid-19 world?

As business begins to pick up, what can your company do to reestablish its bottom-line health? Will it be business as usual with full crews? Or would you entertain an alternative that could be more efficient and fundamentally more profitable? Here are a few brief thoughts on the subject: Consider restarting with a smaller, veteran…

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Latest Info on Covid-19 SBA Loans, presented by Tent OX

By jay / May 21, 2020 / Comments Off on Latest Info on Covid-19 SBA Loans, presented by Tent OX

On May 1, Eric Schuibbeo of Event Central and two other companies and lawyer Dan Gilmore of Squire Strategies offered a full two hours of updated advice on issues faced in anticipation of reopening as well as applying for and seeking forgiveness of loans through the Small Business Administration’s Payroll Protection Program (PPP). This was…

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Covid-19 HR Legal Strategies Offered

By jay / April 11, 2020 / Comments Off on Covid-19 HR Legal Strategies Offered

Tent OX Round-Up #4, April 7, 2020 Recently, we were delighted to welcome Dan Gilmore, a lawyer specializing in HR issues to present to tent and event companies at our most recent OX Round-Up event. Dan covered up-to-the-moment legal issues that may come into play in Tent and Event companies managing layoffs, furloughs and other…

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