CHICAGO PARTY RENTAL, based in McCook, Ill., has acquired DISTINCTIVE EVENT PRODUCTIONS, expanding Chicago Party Rental's ability to provide event equipment. For more information, call 800/322-5868, or visit www.chicagopartyrental.com. • With more than six years of event planning between them, ELENA CLAUSSEN and TALENA BARKER have launched EVENT DIVAS, located in Salem, Ore. Call 503/580-4311. • As of Sept. 1, San Francisco-based KEY EVENTS has partnered with New Orleans-based USA HOSTS for events in the San Francisco Bay area. For more information, call MOLLY PENGRA, vice president of sales and marketing for USA HOSTS/KEY EVENTS, at 415/695-8000, ext. 11, or visit www.keyevents.com, www.usahosts.com. • New Los Angeles-based event design studio MODAFLORA EVENT DESIGN can be reached at 323/822-0992, www.modaflora.com. The executive director is DAN LEVEK. • Cincinnati-based ALL OCCASIONS EVENT RENTAL has added 38,000 square feet of space to its original building with space for 11 new truck docks, a logistics office, design room and tent-cleaning area. Call 513/563-0600, or visit www.aorents.com. • Los Angeles-based GROSH SCENIC RENTALS has opened a second warehouse at 4631 O'hara Drive, Suite B, Evansville, IN 47711. For more information, call 877/363-7998, or visit www.grosh.com.
Los Angeles-based TBA GLOBAL EVENTS is now the official experiential marketing partner of the CMO COUNCIL, providing event marketing support and experiential marketing guidance for the council's events, dialogs and research programs. For more information, visit www.tbaglobal.com, www.cmocouncil.org. • Halethorpe, Md.-based BSL PRODUCTIONS launched an online theatrical and touring supply store in October. BUYGACK.COM offers such products as gobos, gels, batteries and gaff tape. For more information, call 866/242-6625, or visit www.bslproductions.com.
The Los Angeles-based PARAMOUNT SPECIAL EVENTS DEPARTMENT has launched its Web site, www.paramountspecialevents.com. Also, the new concert division PARAMOUNT ROCKS brings musical performances to the Paramount lot. Call executive director Kenneth Heidt at 323/956-8583. • EVENT ERGONOMICS has moved to new headquarters at 511 W. 33rd St., Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10001. Call 212/695-7881. • The new location of FEASTIVITIES EVENTS is 440 Domino Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19128. Call 215/475-3338; www.feastivitiesevents.com.