Several Factors to Compare When Comparing Event Rentals

event renatlsEverybody can remember the great parties in their lives well – but they can remember the bad ones even better. Throwing an event therefore can be a daunting process, with many factors that have to work together to really make a night to remember. But before you go ahead contacting event rentals and organizing an event, there are a few things that you may want to think about first.

Event Rentals – What To Consider

  • What Kind of Event is it?

As you know, there are more different kinds of events than you could possibly even begin to count. From formals to bar mitzvahs, sports days to weddings, each one is different and so each one will need special features that others might not need. It may sound obvious, but before you go contacting an event rental company make sure you know what kind of event you’re planning and what it needs or doesn’t need. This way you could contact an event company who specialize in that, or you could go to a general one and tell them exactly what you need.

  • How Many People?

Whilst it might be tempting to tell your friends that they can invite whoever they want, you’ll want to have a clear number of how many people are coming instead. There’s nothing worse than booking a tent or space that’s way too small for the number of guests you have, and so you need to take precautions to ensure it doesn’t get out of hand. Make sure you pick a company that’s catered to such an audience before to ensure that they can provide everything you need to make your event run smoothly. You don’t want guests dancing on your lawn!

  • Themes – Do You Have One and Can the Company Help?

Quite often, the more memorable events are those that come with a theme. Whether it’s a colored theme, a formal theme or something a little more fun like a masquerade ball theme, they’re definitely one way to impress your guests and make sure they’re talking about it for weeks to come. If you’re going with a theme, make sure to tell the event rental company when you’re enquiring about their services. They might be able to help you, either stocking some of the items that you need or having links with other companies that do.

  • Pricing

Some events can run up bills of thousands of dollars. You can save by finding a company that can work with you – you might already have some things that are included in the rental price, so talk to them to find out if you can save or not. Some might also provide catering, which could help you save compared to hiring an external company – so if you’re looking to provide food, this could be something to look for.

A Night to Remember

Whatever your event is, by planning ahead, comparing what different event companies can offer and knowing exactly what you want, you can make sure that you have an event you’ll never forget – and one that’s a little kinder on your wallet.

About 

Graham Bauckham is the owner of Varsity Tents, an event rental company in Toronto providing all event rental items such as tents, furniture & more for special events, weddings and corporate functions.

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