Why Corporate Events are More Fun Under a Tent!

Many of us have sat through enough dull and lifeless corporate events to last us a lifetime. They’re the ones where people swing by for an obligatory hello before checking their watch and finding a good excuse to get out of there. It’s a shame that corporate events have gotten such a bad rap, especially because the people who plan them put a lot of time and effort into making them a fun and social occasion. It’s a time when people who are used to seeing each other in an office environment every day can finally cut loose and get …

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Holding Corporate Meetings at your Business under Tents

When it comes to corporate meetings with out-of-towners, there is no better way to show off the strength of a company than to hold meetings on the corporate campus. It is an opportunity to show off your culture, your technology, your quality, and much more. If you don’t have the indoor conference space to accomplish the task, tents allow you to extend your facility. A well-planned tented event won’t interfere with the day-to-day business at hand. Whether the tent is installed on the front lawn, the warehouse parking lot, or within a large warehouse, tents can help you to …

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Large Company Picnics Make a Comeback in the Mid State

Company Picnics are Back – As the economy gets back on it’s feet, and with unemployment making a welcome return to early-2008 levels, companies are allocating more of their budget to employee appreciation gatherings and team building events.  When the Global Financial Crisis took place, company picnics and holiday parties were the first of many age-old business traditions to be cut.

We recently delivered a 40 x 180 ft. frame tent accompanied by 1,800 brown folding chairs and 225 tables to Commerce Bank Ballpark in Harrisburg, PA, where the Harrisburg Senators baseball team play their home games. The delivery required …

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WS Chamber Holds Wine Pairing in a Most Unusual Place

The West Shore Chamber held their 4th annual Wine Pairing event Tuesday in a most unusual place. The event was sponsored by Frampton Kimmel, a firm headed up by Chris Frampton and Jackie Kimmel to provide comprehensive financial planning services. The wine pairing was the fusion of carefully selected wines by Gene Zvolensky Capital Wine and Spirits with food prepared on site by Don Noss of Sir D’s Catering. Event Central converted a portion of their warehouse (the 35′ x 45′ tent wash bay) into an intimate tented event space with seating for 65. The Chamber had a …

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Hosting a Meeting Professionals International Event

Meeting Professionals InternationalEvent Central was host to the Middle Pennsylvania MPI (Meeting Professionals International) event on Wednesday.  In

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preparation of the event, we transformed the Tent Wash-bay into an intimate meeting event site. The concrete floor was covered with a black carpet, a frame tent and walls was decorated with cafe string lights, and finished off with seating for 50 using black padded chairs and linen covered conference tables.

Scott Schultz presented the educational session with a review of the latest trends in outdoor and tented events, titled “Ideas for Ultimate Event Success.”  Also covered was an informative …

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