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We love #EventProfs!

In this month-o-Love, we're working to raise awareness of and money for The SEARCH Foundation. Our industry is full of amazing and caring individuals and small businesses. The help that SEARCH provides when disaster strikes makes all the difference.… Read more

2017 Event Rental Success Groups

Do you ever wonder how other Event Rental Businesses deal with the problems you're facing? Wouldn't it be great to hear how others in your position handle damages? How do they find their crew members? What is their deposit policy? Where do their ideal clients come from? What is their average rental amount? How much do they charge for delivery?… Read more

​Introducing… Event Rental Mind Meld 2016

We recently put together some like-minded specialty event rental pros (who also happen to be RW Elephant loyalists) for a weekly mastermind video call. We met each week for six weeks straight and dove into a new topic each time. We hashed out what’s working and what’s not in their specialty event rental businesses. We talked logistics, sales, employees, marketing… you name it! What an exciting experience it was to hear the triumphs and challenges that they each faced, the ideas and encouragement they brought to one another, and the enthusiastic results of this new community.… Read more

What am I grateful for?

So, how do you run a successful event rental business, keep your cool, and not lose your mind? Well, you've got to have systems in place to make managing your inventory and orders efficient. You also have to think about what you'll do when disaster strikes (sad but true). But I think one ingredient we often overlook is gratitude.… Read more

Join us at Be Sage Conference 2015!

The event industry is full of amazing people eager to learn, grow, and support one another. I wouldn't want to miss this opportunity to swap stories, dream about new ideas, and meet some comrades-in-arms. Business ownership isn't for the light-of-heart (am I right?)--I'm looking forward to connecting with some fellow warriors.… Read more

Motivation From Dan Pink

Last week, I had a great call with a special event rental business owner who is just starting out. As she’s planning for the future of her business, she asked me what I thought about salaries for salespeople in her company.… Read more

Your Rental Business is About Something Bigger: Charity

You obviously started your rental business to make money. Well, I know for some of you, your motivation was more about having an excuse to buy things you like, or an opportunity to realize your dream of self-employment, or recognizing you could fill a need you saw. But at the end of the day, you started a business.… Read more