Premier Chicago Event Furniture Rental Company

Modern Event Rental delivers lounge furniture rentals to trade shows and events nationwide. Founded in 2009 by Sid Sawhney, Modern Event Rental is a premier Chicago event furniture rental company that has grown from its humble beginnings to deliver rental quality and affordable event furniture all across the US.

Over the years, we have acquired the skills and knowledge to help create a partner’s vision into reality. Working alongside customers across major US cities, Modern Event is the leading event rental company in the country ready to assist you with any size or scope of an event.

The best part? Our Chicago event furniture rentals are completely customizable, which is ideal for trade shows, corporate events, conferences, weddings, and meetings! We not only offer rare to find items, but we also ensure we apply all our creativity toward solving problems that arise with event planning and execution.

We also value our partnerships and work with some of the largest marketing agencies and corporations in the country to provide rentals for nationwide campaigns and events. From L.E.D. furniture and charging stations to display shelves and bar rentals, Modern Event has your event needs covered.

In case you don’t see what you’re looking for on our furniture and rentals events pages, we will be able to custom design and fabricate event furniture according to your needs in our in-house fabrication studio. Likewise, many of our rentals can be custom branded with our customers’ company logos, helping them reach a wider audience.

We view our clients as partners, and their events are our priority. Our focus is quality products and exceptional customer service, with staff available 24 hours/7 days/365 days a year to answer any questions or concerns. Over 95% of our rentals are delivered nationwide in our own logistical fleet and company drivers, which ensures that furniture rentals are delivered safe and undamaged to their destination.

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About Sid Sawhney, Our Founder

Sid has over 24 years of experience in the events services industry and has vast knowledge of custom fabrication, audio, lighting, video, and more. He has been in the A/V rental business for over a decade and he recognized a lack of creative rental items that were becoming high demand by clients.

That’s when he decided to answer the call for creative solutions to event problems with the creation of Modern Event Rental. With a strong penchant for entrepreneurship, Sid rolls up his sleeves daily to deliver exceptional experience to his customers.

He was recognized at the 2014 Hall of Fame for Illinois Meetings + Events and was listed as a Persons of Interest and awarded the title of Up-and-Coming Supplier.

Here are just a few ways that Modern Event Rental goes above and beyond to creatively solve its customers’ needs:

  • We built light up walls for easy branding to reduce cost for corporations in creating custom each time.
  • We built a second floor balcony using scaffolding staging to seat an additional 300 people for a wedding venue with limited seating.
  • We recently invested in portable forklifts to reduce labor needed for logistics at a large event.

Overall, we take responsibility when it comes to solving collective issues for our clients by providing creative solutions that not only save them time and money, but contribute to greater enjoyment of the event!

MER Can Solve Your Event Needs

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MER Event Rental FAQs

Modern Event Rental FAQs

If I have a last minute event that needs to be planned and executed in a matter of weeks, can Modern Event Rental help?

Yes, we can help. We do what we can to reduce stress for our clients and partners by being savvy with our problem-solving and service delivery. Our goal is utmost customer satisfaction, and we will do what we can to meet our customer needs.

What type of event venue do you deliver to?

We do not deliver to residential addresses and verify that our delivery will be shipped to a public venue. We deliver to commercial venues, hotels, conference and business centers, galleries, performance halls, theaters, stadium arenas, community centers, and more.

What is the payment process?

We only offer a secure payment link to process bank and cc payments. Since we follow PCI Compliance, we will never take your personal and financial information over the phone or regular e-mail.

What happens if you have an emergency during event rental?

We will provide you with an emergency number and a person to contact for any emergencies. We do 95% of all deliveries nationwide ourselves in order to avoid 3rd party damages from logistics firms and guarantee safe delivery of items.

What Makes Modern Event different from other event furniture rental companies?

When our clients call, we answer – we never use automated numbers to service our clients. We also work with realistic budgets to accomplish our clients’ wishes and know how to create unique items in the event rental marketplace. Since we manufacture over 50% of inventory in-house, we have a better control of the supply chain. Quick responsiveness and communication about details are also our core traits that help with successful project completion. We care that you get the best quality service and return on your investment.