History of Event Central 1987 –

Grand Openingp0050551 Occasionally I get asked when I got started in the business.  It was May 15, 1987  that we cut the ribbon for the opening of  Taylor Rental Franchise in Camp Hill.

At the time we had a mix of home owner equipment, contractor tools, and party goods, each about 1/3 of our overall inventory. The party inventory started out as a 3 frame tents, and 5 Over The Counter Canopies, 3 size tables for a total quantity of 50, and a few hundred Brown Chairs. Add to that a few fountains, Table Service for 150, and we were …

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B & B’s and Golf Course’s Expand their capacity with Semi-Permanent Structures Installed for Summer

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The Extruded Aluminum Box Beam Structure is the most substantial fabric structure available for tenting .  They are well suited for high-end corporate events such as Olympic Venues and Pro Golf  Tour sites which require large clear spans.  They also have their place in seasonal long term installations at B&B’s and Golf Clubs.

Bed and Breakfast’s lend themselves to this type of tenting if they are hosting weddings frequently and want to avoid the wear and tear to the property by rental tents being installed week after week.  From a guest standpoint, B&B’s are …

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Frappaccino Bottling Plant uses Tents for Construction

 dfa-logoThe unusual conditions – When Construction Management company Stahlman Group of Concord NH contracted with Dairy Farmers of America to perform a Multi-Million dollar upgrade to their Starbucks Frappaccino bottling plant, they faced some unusual starbucksconstraints.  They knew they would be taking delivery of thousands of feet of raw materials to be used by pipe fitters to fabricate the quality connections during the plant renovation.  The production area needed to be a clean and dry environment.  Because the entire footprint of the plant was a sterile food processing facility,  there was no interior floor space that could be allocated to …

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Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication on Capital Area Greenbelt

 Note: Capital Area Greenbelt is a 22-mile trail connecting multiple Harrisburg Communities, State grounds and County grounds into a continuous loop which includes the 5 Senses Garden,   Springhouse on Paxtang Parkway, and Harrisburg Waterfront, among others.

Scott and Event Central Staff, Just wanted to drop you a note and thank you for your outstanding service and for helping to  pull our organization out of a jam with grace and style! Our event, The Capital Area Greenbelt Association’s dedication of a monument to the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came about much more quickly than we’d anticipated. Community response …

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RAJ Tents and Décor Will Take you Around the World

raj-logoEven an experienced tent guy like me stumbles into something that is just spectacular.  My imagination soars… wondering what it would be like to be in a larger market, able to provide the unique products that a larger, more global customer-base would support.   One such firm who serves this type of client from the entertainment industry is RAJ Tents.  Based in The Bay Area and Los Angeles , CA, they primarily serve members of the  film and corporate industry of the west coast.  But their capabilities extend their service around the world.

Raj Tents has become a primary resource …

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