Technical Support http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Five top technology trends to increase the 'wow' factor http://specialevents.com/blog/five-top-technology-trends-increase-wow-factor <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Tech expert Donald Guzauckas outlines five tech tools that put the "wow" into special events</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/five-top-technology-trends-increase-wow-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/five-top-technology-trends-increase-wow-factor#comments Technical Support interactive gesture media LED lighting multi-image display presentation software projection mapping touch-screen technologu Special Events Blog Tue, 30 Jul 2013 18:02:00 +0000 13282 at http://specialevents.com Go wide: Wide-screen presentations create engaging events http://specialevents.com/blog/go-wide-wide-screen-presentations-create-engaging-events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Wider is better--here are tips from technical specialist Joanna Moor on using wide-screen projections effectively at special events</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/go-wide-wide-screen-presentations-create-engaging-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/go-wide-wide-screen-presentations-create-engaging-events#comments Technical Support wide screen Special Events Blog Wed, 29 May 2013 15:53:00 +0000 10382 at http://specialevents.com View temporary power suppliers through your safety glasses http://specialevents.com/blog/view-temporary-power-suppliers-through-your-safety-glasses <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Temporary power is essential at events, but so is safety. Aggreko's Gary Meador offers these tips for planners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/view-temporary-power-suppliers-through-your-safety-glasses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/view-temporary-power-suppliers-through-your-safety-glasses#comments Technical Support event safety temporary power venue power Special Events Blog Wed, 29 May 2013 10:19:00 +0000 10342 at http://specialevents.com Forecast 2012: A Brighter Day for Party Rental? http://specialevents.com/staging/forecast-2012-brighter-day-party-rental <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> The economy may be on a roller-coaster ride, but party rental seems to be finding its footing in 2012. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ask for the word around party rental and you'll hear a better forecast for business in 2012.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/staging/forecast-2012-brighter-day-party-rental" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/staging/forecast-2012-brighter-day-party-rental#comments archive content Technical Support Sun, 01 Jan 2012 17:00:00 +0000 4384 at http://specialevents.com Party Rental Industry Bullish for Special Events in 2012 http://specialevents.com/operations/party-rental-industry-bullish-for-special-events-in-2012 <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>The mood brightens for party rental companies, 64 percent of whom expect to support more special events in 2012.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A healthy 64 percent of party rental operators say they expect to produce more special events in 2012 than they did this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/operations/party-rental-industry-bullish-for-special-events-in-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/operations/party-rental-industry-bullish-for-special-events-in-2012#comments archive content Technical Support specialevents.com/latest_stories specialevents.com/news/archive specialevents.com/operations Wed, 14 Dec 2011 19:11:00 +0000 5517 at http://specialevents.com Big Party Rental Companies Forecast Gains in 2011 http://specialevents.com/staging/big-party-rental-companies-forecast-gains-2011 <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>The pace of special events is picking up in some markets, but rising costs are a looming worry.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The biggest event rental companies predict that their 2011 revenue will run 3.1 percent ahead of last year, according to Special Events Magazine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/staging/big-party-rental-companies-forecast-gains-2011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/staging/big-party-rental-companies-forecast-gains-2011#comments archive content Technical Support specialevents.com/latest_stories specialevents.com/news/archive specialevents.com/operations Wed, 09 Nov 2011 19:19:00 +0000 7060 at http://specialevents.com 14th Annual 30 Top Event Rental Companies http://specialevents.com/operations/14th-annual-special-events-30-top-event-rental-companies-2011 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>We all wish 2007 would make a comeback, but 2011 has come along pretty well for event rental.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>All told, the companies listed here—which represent three-quarters of a billon in business--predict revenue will run 3.1 percent ahead of last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/operations/14th-annual-special-events-30-top-event-rental-companies-2011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/operations/14th-annual-special-events-30-top-event-rental-companies-2011#comments archive content Technical Support BASICS company current Events management NEXT OFFICER RENTING says specialevents.com/ar specialevents.com/mag specialevents.com/operations Top WEBSITE WHAT'S Tue, 01 Nov 2011 16:00:00 +0000 6003 at http://specialevents.com New 'Ballerina' Tablecloth Debuts, Point-of-Rental Software Handles Event Cycle, Snow Effects Offered by TLC http://specialevents.com/decor/new-ballerina-tablecloth-debuts-point-rental-software-handles-event-cycle-snow-effects-offered <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New from Linen N' Chair Covers, the dramatic new "Ballerina" tablecloth is ideal for cake tables, head tables, Sweet 16 parties and bridal showers, the company says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/decor/new-ballerina-tablecloth-debuts-point-rental-software-handles-event-cycle-snow-effects-offered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/decor/new-ballerina-tablecloth-debuts-point-rental-software-handles-event-cycle-snow-effects-offered#comments Decor Technical Support specialevents.com/decor specialevents.com/operations Wed, 26 Oct 2011 16:31:00 +0000 6096 at http://specialevents.com Longtime Rental Consultant Hageman Launches New Firm http://specialevents.com/staging/longtime-rental-consultant-hageman-launches-new-firm <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Longtime rental consultant and M&A brokerFred Hageman announced today that he has formed a new professional M&A corporation, Rental Acquisitions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/staging/longtime-rental-consultant-hageman-launches-new-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/staging/longtime-rental-consultant-hageman-launches-new-firm#comments archive content Technical Support Fred Hageman Rental Acquisitions specialevents.com/latest_stories specialevents.com/news/archive specialevents.com/operations Mon, 03 Oct 2011 21:47:00 +0000 6212 at http://specialevents.com Discounting Rental Rates: Can We Stop Now? http://specialevents.com/staging/discounting-rental-rates-can-we-stop-now <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>In the depths of the recession, some in party rental couldn't lower rates fast enough. Is the discounting deluge over now?</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Has the race to discount party rental rates run its course?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/staging/discounting-rental-rates-can-we-stop-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/staging/discounting-rental-rates-can-we-stop-now#comments archive content Technical Support business clients Events Lisi M&M market rates recession rental says special specialevents.com/ar specialevents.com/mag specialevents.com/operations Thu, 01 Sep 2011 16:00:00 +0000 5219 at http://specialevents.com