We are Williamsburg's premier special event rental company. Our reputation was earned by providing personal service and attention to detail.
Clean, new equipment and a staff that is courteous and helpful are two more indicators of our high standards. We are passionate about our work and take time to get to know you so that we can make your special event just as you envision.
clients benefit from our knowledge and our approach to service by becoming
involved in the planning and decision-making process. An informed client
knows that there's more to planning an event than choosing the decor
and visiting our recommended local florists and caterers. The event location,
tent type, load-in/load-out, and other logistical considerations all
make an impact on the feel of an event. We strive to make our events
run smoothly from start to finish by helping our clients make well-informed
choices, and our experience makes that possible.
your special event rental company is a big decision. Perhaps you'd like
to know what our customers say about us. We encourage you to visit our
Testimonials page. You'll be impressed.
Rose, Owner, defines the company's "can-do" philosophy. His family's
businesses in England included a garden center and a builder's supply center;
the former he managed at the young age of 21. Destined to be in business for
himself, he searched for the right opportunity after moving to Virginia. He is a creative and innovative thinker, as well as a leader
in the community. Steve has two sons, Nicholas and Christian. Two
of Steve's other passions are British chocolate and British cars. And, of course,
his British humor must be appreciated.
Hewitt, Manager, came to us in 2001 with 11 years in the special event industry.
She is a multi-talented lady, and her energy and commitment are invaluable.
In addition to holding down the fort, you may see her coordinating many of
our big events.
Diana Haywood, Accounts Manager, joined us in 2007. She takes care of all permitting and Miss Utility needs and insures everyones safety in the proccess. Her bookkeeping skills and attention to detail keep our back office on track.
Susan McLaughlin and Kristan Nyberg work tirelessly with hot water and hot steam, cleaning our food service items and pressing our linens. They inspect with eagle eyes and are indispensable to us.
Casey Butler, with over six years experience in the event industry, works on logistics and coordinates the crews in the field.
Guys" round out the team with their dedication
to quality work. Our field staff are always courteous and committed to our
in 1996, the company had two components: custom canvas and event rentals. As
time passed and both grew, we decided to focus our energy on one. Williamsburg
Event Rentals was born, and to this day we strive to show you that we do one
thing, and we do it best. We have slowly but surely earned the trust of a wide
range of clients, including some cornerstones of our community. We aim to preserve
that trust, whether the event is a high-profile one, or a small family get-together.
We want to be the company you choose when you celebrate your milestones, and
we know it is an important decision for you.
also feel that it is of utmost importance to support our community. Owner
Rose looks for unique ways that his business can allow him to make an impact
in the community, both providing entertainment and supporting charity. In
2004, Steve and his wife, Laura, founded a non-profit organization called Inclusion.
Its mission is to inform, inspire and involve children from diverse
in the Historic Triangle community. Inclusion now organizes two fundraising
events annually: the Matoaka
Summer Concerts and The
Event Rentals makes a conscious effort
to offer its resources to support
local causes. Steve and
Laura intend for this to continue in the future.