Newsworthy: Custom Events Setup by Big Ten Rentals

Posted below are only the events that made it into local news papers. We provide equipment for thousands of small to major events each year. Posted below are some of the more major custom events we have setup in the recent past.

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Pictures of some of the tents, stages, tables and chairs that were setup at the Midwest Old Settlers & Threshers at 405 E Thresher Rd Mt Pleasant, IA 52641 by Big Ten Rentals.
Quad City Air Show Logo
Tents, tables, chairs an more were delivered and set-up at the 28th Quad City Air Show.

Semi flatbed trailer load of tables in different sizes were sent over to the Quad City Air Show on August 6th.
Semi flatbed trailer load of tables in different sizes were sent over to the Quad City Air Show on August 6th.
North Liberty Blues and Barbecue festival in Iowa on July 12th 2014.
Big Ten Rentals was employed to setup event tents, 120 tables, 1,070 chairs and other equipment at the North Liberty Blues and BBQ festival on July 12th 2014. They had a record 10,000 people in attendance.
J & P Cycles Open House Rally 2014
25th anniversary of field of dreams logo
Read more about Big Ten Rentals involvement in the 25th anniversary of field of dreams in Dyersville, Iowa.
Images of the 2014 Iowa Arts Festival in downtown Iowa City.
Read more about Big Ten Rentals involvement in the setup of the 2014 Iowa Arts Festival in downtown Iowa City.
The Daily Iowan April 12th, 2014

DJ's Under Big Ten Rentals' Event Tent at the 4/12/14 "Color Your Campus" event.  (Photos by Daily Iowan)
DJ’s Under Big Ten Rentals’ Event Tent at the 4/12/14 “Color Your Campus” event.
(Photos by Daily Iowan)

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Hawkeye Yellow! at "Color Your Campus" event.  (Photos by Daily Iowan)
Hawkeye Yellow at the “Color Your Campus” event.
(Photos by Daily Iowan)

See all of the pictures of the “Color Your Campus” event on the Daily Iowan’s website. Its a unique way to show off the Hawkeye school spirit, with a lot of YELLOW. The “Color Your Campus” event took place in Hubbard Park in Iowa City, IA on 4/12/14 at 10am. Big Ten Rentals was proud to be there!

Press Citizen

Reporting: Alesha L. Crews / Photo: David Scrivner January 12, 2013 Lacing up to hit the (fake) ice: Families take advantage of downtown rink, children’s book festival 

Synthetic ice skating rink in downtown Iowa City in 1/12/2013
Synthetic ice skating rink in downtown Iowa City in 1/12/2013

“Ice Skating” — which was presented by the Iowa City Downtown District and Big Ten Rentals — and the second annual One Book Two Book festival provided families many opportunities to enjoy the city and take advantage of the warmer weather. © Copyright 2013 press-citizen.com

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August 2, 2011 GOP presidential candidate, Minnesota U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann’s tent for the Iowa Straw Pole.

Straw Poll event tents by Big Ten Rentals
Straw Poll event tents by Big Ten Rentals. Completed tent above, and as the tent is being constructed below.
Straw Poll event tent setup
Straw Poll event tent setup

Photo credits: Jessica Miller This air-conditioned 10,000 square foot clearspan tent was constructed on the grounds of Iowa State University near the Hilton Coliseum by Big Ten Rentals.

Canopy entrance to air conditioned 10,000 square foot tent
Canopy entrance to air conditioned 10,000 square foot tent

 

Generator used to power the air conditioning unit for the event tent.
Generator used to power the air conditioning unit for the event tent.

Quad City Times

March 25, 2010

President Obama in front of Big Ten Rental's pipe and drape.
President Obama in front of Big Ten Rental’s pipe and drape.

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

The Daily Iowan

July 24, 2009

Hubbard Park tent sub-flooring
Hubbard Park tent sub-flooring

KC McGinnis/The Daily Iowan UI engineering alum Tom Metzger (left), UI engineering students Kirk Heck and Logan Gassmann remove flooring on Thursday from the grounds at Hubbard Park, one of the last steps in removing a tent that was erected for UI Orientation. The crew members said the tent took about eight hours to raise and another eight hours to take down. © Copyright 2009 The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

June 6, 2009

Setup at Iowa City arts festival in 2009
Setup at Iowa City arts festival in 2009

Joe Scott/The Daily Iowan Workers from Big Ten Rentals takes down tents set up for the Iowa City Arts Festival on the Pedestrian Mall on Sunday. The Iowa City company provided tents and stages for the festival. © Copyright 2009 The Daily Iowan