3 Hypothermia Risk Factors Every Event Planner Needs to Know

Hypothermia is a medical emergency that occurs when your body loses heat faster than it can produce it. If you’re planning an outdoor event this winter on a particularly cold day, it’s possible that one of your guests might suffer from hypothermia. Thankfully, there are ways that you can decrease the chances of hypothermia striking, including knowing the symptoms and asking the company providing your event rentals in Bucks County to set up a tent for shelter.

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4 Tips For a Better Charity Auction

Charity auctions are a great way to raise funding for a nonprofit or other cause. During a charity auction, guests bid on items and pay for them at the conclusion of the event. The money that was raised then goes to support the cause.

Today, we’ll give you four easy tips you can use to earn more money at your next charity auction. Consider incorporating one or more of these tips to maximize your charitable donations this fall.

  • Show guests your items beforehand. Showing your guests the items they can bid on beforehand increases hype and encourages guests to bring plenty of money to the event. Create a website for your auction and encourage guests to check out the items a few weeks before your event.
  • Test your equipment beforehand. You’ll want to make sure that you choose a setting that allows all of your guests to view your items and participate in the bidding. If you’re holding your event outdoors, make sure you rent a stage in Bucks County for your auction. This makes it easier for all of your guests to see what’s up for grabs and the current bid. You should also be sure to test your microphone a few days before the event to ensure that everyone can hear the person on stage.
  • Save the most popular items for last. You should slate your larger, more popular items for the end of your auction. This helps keep guests’ attention focused during bidding for less popular items.
  • Hire a professional bartender. If you’re serving alcohol at your event, remember to hire a professional bartender. Professional bartenders can help guests indulge responsibly and cut guests off if they have too much to drink.

Tent, stage, and dance floor rentals in Bucks County from Tents & Events can help you improve any outdoor charity auction or other event. Give our team a call today to learn more and get started!

How To Throw a Princess Birthday Party

There’s nothing little girls love more than a princess-themed birthday party. If your little princess wants her own royal celebration this year, use these five fantastic tips to plan the perfect party! Continue reading »

What is a Heat Wave?

Does it feel like temperatures outside are getting hotter and hotter? It’s not just you — a heat wave has swept the United States, with cities all along the east coast earning records for the hottest temperatures of the decade. 

But what exactly is a heat wave, what causes it, and how can you protect yourself?

A heat wave is a period of unusually high temperatures that lasts for at least two days. Heat waves are usually caused by a segment of air that gets trapped in a certain area. When air isn’t allowed to move and flow, the rays of the sun naturally heat the air, causing it to become hotter and hotter. That heat is then transferred to the ground, resulting in high temperatures. Continue reading »

Recognizing the Symptoms of Heat Exhaustion

If you’re planning an outdoor event during the summer, you need to consider local temperatures. In Philadelphia, the summer season is synonymous with intense heat—the average high temperature for July in the City of Brotherly Love is a whopping 87 degrees. Continue reading »

4 Summer Wedding Dos and Don’t

From the warm sunshine that characterizes June, July, and August to the gorgeous petunias and marigolds that blossom as soon as the weather gets warmer, there are an endless number of reasons to host a summer wedding. If you’re planning on tying the knot this summer, use these four simple dos and don’ts for a better ceremony! Continue reading »

5 Food Safety Tips for Warm Weather Outdoor Events

Nothing says “summer” quite like an outdoor block party, picnic in the park, or backyard barbeque. While these events may be fun and exciting, they also present opportunities for food safety issues to arise. Keep your guests safer this summer season by using these five quick tips for better outdoor food handling. Continue reading »

5 Tips for a More Successful Company Picnic

A picnic in the warm spring weather can be a perfect way to promote bonding between team members and coworkers. If you’re planning a picnic for your office this spring, use these five fun tips for a memorable and fun afternoon! Continue reading »

4 Graduation Party Planning Do’s and Don’ts

No matter if your student is celebrating the end of their high school career or they’re coming home with a college degree, a graduation is something to celebrate! If you’re planning a party for a son or daughter graduating this spring, use our graduation do’s and don’ts to get started! Continue reading »

Enchanting Winter Wedding Ideas & Trends

Dreaming of a white winter wedding but don’t know how to put it together? Here are some romantic winter wedding ideas by Tent & Events, the top party supply and tent rental company in the Philadelphia area, to convince you to tie the knot in the cold!

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