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Our Top 10 Stories From 2014 That You Just Can’t Miss

Top 10 Posts of 2014

Approaching the New Year offers the ideal time for reflection on the previous year’s successes. So, we thought it’d be the perfect opportunity to take a little trip down memory lane and remember the best posts we shared with you in 2014. But rather than picking our favorites (that’s like trying to pick just one kind of our favourite ice creams!), we let you decide. Here’s the list of the most read, new stories on National Event Supply in the past year:

  1.        Where to buy wedding linens direct in Canada

While buying wedding linens direct is quite prevalent in the United States, finding good quality, seamless wedding linens wholesale in Canada can be a more time consuming and difficult task. One of the questions that we often get asked is where to buy wedding linens direct in Canada. Besides National Event Supply (who as you may or may not know have a new line of polyester linens and spandex table covers), we’ve rounded up 4 companies you can purchase wedding linens direct from.

  1.        How much do Chiavari Chairs Cost to Buy in Canada

One of the first questions a party rental, event rental, hotel, banquet hall or caterer asks themselves when they begin the process of buying chiavari chairs wholesale is: How much does a chiavari chair cost, and what are the expected prices for different kinds of chiavari chairs? Unfortunately many Canadian companies run into road blocks when they research online as to how much chiavari chairs are really going to cost with few in the industry posting prices online. This article will attempt to answer this important question – just keep in mind that chiavari chair prices vary drastically between the United States and Canada – buying from US companies may look like a better deal but with the exchange rates, duties and shipping – your end cost could be higher than if you’d bought from a Canadian company. As the different types of chiavari chairs have different price points, this article takes a look at what a Canadian company buying from a Canadian event equipment sales supplier can expect in terms of pricing.

  1.        The Best Restaurant Supplies Store in Toronto

Each year, we at National Event Supply work with restaurants around the Greater Toronto area with respect to their restaurant supplies such as porcelain platters, bowls, porcelain dinnerware, flatware and glass stemware. And because so many folks know our thoughts (from this website) on quality products and great service, they often ask us who are some of the other restaurant supply stores in the area? We like to be as transparent as possible with our customers and because of this, this post lists a few of the companies that have a solid restaurant supply history in the Toronto area.

  1.        The Best Tent Manufacturers in Canada

There are many events especially in Canada that may opt to be outdoors and want the assurance that regardless of the weather, their event can continue as planned. Because of this, tent rentals are vastly popular – especially in climates such as ours that experience different changes in season, weather and temperature. If you’re in the market to purchase tents – whether they be pop up tents or portable fabric structures - knowing the best tent manufacturers to look into can help get a head start on your research and due diligence.

  1.        How Much do Wedding Folding Chairs Cost in Canada?

Next to the Chiavari Chair, the most popular event chair for weddings would be Wedding White Folding Chairs. Party and event rental companies, hotels, banquet halls and caterers often start their search off for these chairs asking what different variations of white wedding folding chairs exist and how much do white wedding folding chairs cost? This blog post will detail the range of cost (if buying from a Canadian event equipment supplier) and styles of white wedding folding chairs and the reasons for the cost variations.

  1.        Best Catering Supplies Stores in Toronto

More and more over the years National Event Supply has increasingly gained additional customers in the catering / foodservice industry – particularly in the Greater Toronto area with respect to their catering supplies such as porcelain platters & bowls, melamine platters & bowls, porcelain wonton spoons, porcelain tasting spoons, amuse-bouche spoons & amuse-bouche forks. And because so many folks know our thoughts (from this website) on quality products and great service, they often ask us who would we classify as the best catering supply store and competitors that sell catering supplies in the area. This post lists some of the companies that have a solid catering supply history in the Toronto area.

  1.        How much weight can a white resin folding chair hold

We've been testing our tables and chairs for almost a year. We've done tests to see how much weight it takes to destroy our NES Reliable Folding Chairs. We did an overnight test showing that our Plastic Folding Chairs have no problems holding 396 pounds for over 12 hours. And we've tested our bar-height folding chairs to prove their strength.

This post stress tests one of our most popular event chairs, the NES Reliable White Resin Folding Chair. Rental companies buy white resin folding chairs because they are perfect for outdoor events on a sunny summer weekend and can be used inside when the weather is snowy and miserable. Sales of our white resin chairs have been increased every year that we have offered them. People just love our white resin padded chairs! Some people are a little hesitant about purchasing a chair made entirely of plastic, and this video is for them. Find out how much weight our NES Reliable White Resin Folding Chairs can take by watching the video in this post.

  1.        Where to buy bar supplies in Toronto

Drinking places such as bars and pubs as well as restaurants and caterers that offer bar service often require bar supplies to ensure the bar portion of the establishment is running smoothly and generating revenue. Where to buy bar supplies is one more question that a foodservice operator doesn’t need in his/her life. To make it easier on you (because we know you’re strapped for time!) we’ve answered the question “Where to Buy Bar Supplies in Toronto” in this post.

  1.        The Definitive Party Rental Guide to Chiavari Chairs

Chiavari Chairs are without a doubt one of the most asked for event staples. They help brides take their event to the next level. For a party rental company, investing in Chiavari chairs isn’t cheap though. They can definitely be an investment that pays off especially with proper research before purchasing. Over the three and a half years we’ve been publishing this blog, we’ve been answering the questions asked of us by our clients. With Chiavari chairs being one of the many event supplies we sell, we’ve answered many questions regarding these fabulous event chairs. This article rounds up (in an easy-to-reference list) the definitive party rental guide to Chiavari chairs.

  1.        How much weight can a 60 Inch Plastic Round Folding Table Hold?

After hearing that our customers were interested in what it takes to break our round plastic and wood folding tables, we knew that we had to push a video starring our 60" round folding table to the head of the line. This article features a stress test of our 60 Inch NES Reliable Plastic Round Folding Table. This is the most popular size of round folding table that we sell, and is manufactured to hold 1000 pounds evenly distributed across the top of the table. Want to see how much weight we could load onto the table? Watch the video.

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