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Potential for growth
The Boyle family turned a small seasonal business into
a booming Florida tent and event rental company.

U.S. Tent Rental Inc.
www.ustentrental.com
Sarasota, Fla.
Year founded: 2001
Employs: 48 full-time and
110 seasonal employees
Primary business: Tent and event rentals
for weddings, sporting events, festivals,
corporate events and fund-raisers
PROUD MEMBER

Tent Rental
Division

ABOVE: U.S. Tent Rental provided tents for the
NCAA's 2017 College Football Playoff National
Championship at Raymond James Stadium in
Tampa, Fla.
RIGHT: Expanding the company's inventory and
services has increased business and provided
additional revenue streams. For this event at The
Gasparilla Inn & Club in Boca Grande, Fla., U.S.
Tent Rental provided tables, chairs, lighting and
tents. Photos courtesy of US Tent Rental Inc.

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eanuts' Charlie Brown looked at a limp
pine branch and saw the potential for
a beautiful Christmas tree.
Tim Boyle, along with his father and
brother, looked at a small Christmas tree
tent and festival rental company and,
like Charlie Brown, saw the potential for
much, much more.
The Boyles purchased that niche rental
business in 2001 and have expanded it
into a regional tent and event rental powerhouse: U.S. Tent Rental Inc. of Sarasota,
Fla. Today, the company specializes in
high-end weddings, fund-raisers and corporate events.
"For the irst 15 years, we poured every
dollar back into the company so we could
expand our inventory and offerings," Tim
Boyle says. "We listened carefully to what
our clients were asking for and made
sound decisions about what we would
carry and offer for services."

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The business operates a 76,000-squarefoot warehouse and a leet of trucks from
its multiple-acre headquarters. "We are
continuing to purchase and add high-end
engineered structures on a regular basis,
and we carry well over 20,000 chairs, 2,500
tables and hundreds of tents," he adds.

Retaining rock stars
Boyle takes an employee- irst approach to
business. By retaining talented employees
and giving them opportunities to grow
within the company, U.S. Tent Rental ensures that customers experience quality
and consistent service.
"We do everything in our power to not
use day labor on any of our events," Boyle
says. "We want to know who we are putting
on people's property, [because] many times
the clients never meet the salesperson.
We want our crews to represent in a
professional manner on every job. By


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