Category Archives: Democratic party

First Lady Michelle Obama at a political event.

We were called to set up a specialty designed motorcade tent. We started construction of it early morning October 21st 2014. This event was held at the University of Iowa’s campus in Iowa City. It had someone quite important to the nation attending, the First Lady, Michelle Obama.

Barricade & Pipe and Drape set-up:

Set-up of fully enclosed motorcade tent with walkway:

Pictures of the event:

Street closings due to security of this event.

2010 President Barack Obama at the University of Iowa

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President Barack Obama photographed in front of Big Ten Rentals' Presidential Blue Velour on March 25, 2010 at the Field House. Photo Dredit: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak
President Barack Obama photographed in front of Big Ten Rentals’ Presidential Blue Velour on March 25, 2010 at the Field House. Photo Dredit: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak
Our 20' x 30' frame tent with custom poles making it 10' height for the presidential motorcade on April 2012 in Iowa City,
Our 20′ x 30′ frame tent with custom poles making it 10′ height for the presidential motorcade on April 2012 in Iowa City,

AP Photo/Charles Dharapak   President Barack Obama arrives to speak about health care reform, Thursday, March 25, 2010, at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. © Copyright 2010 Quad City Times

Event setup for President Bill Clinton: The Great Flood of 1993

In July 1993 Big Ten Rentals set up a 30′ x 60′ rope and pole tent for President Bill Clinton to talk with farmers about the flood damage in the Quad Cities/Davenport area during the Great Flood of 1993.

Tent setup for President Bill Clinton (center on a bail of hay) visit to Iowa to survey the flood damage and talk with farmers.
Tent setup for President Bill Clinton (center on a bail of hay) visit to Iowa to survey the flood damage and talk with farmers.L to R: Rep. Jim Leach, Governor Terry Branstad, Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy, President Bill Clinton
In 1993 President Bill Clinton shakes hands with the owner of Big Ten Rentals, Brian DeCoster.
In 1993 President Bill Clinton shakes hands with the owner of Big Ten Rentals, Brian DeCoster.
Flood press press conference Bill Clinton
Flood press press conference Bill Clinton

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