A sampling of real-world uses of rented crowd control products
“A Capitol Fourth,” Washington, D.C.
Hundreds of Blockader barriers were set up at various locations near the U.S. Capitol to provide crowd and pedestrian control for 4th of July celebrations in Washington, D.C. in 2010, including the “Capitol Fourth” concert and fireworks show.
Coca-Cola Family Track Walk
Blockader crowd control barriers, featuring barrier jackets, are being employed at “Coca-Cola Family Track Walk” events which are held prior to select NASCAR races at five tracks during the 2011 season.
Sony Ericsson Open Tennis Tournament
The prestigious Sony Ericsson Open professional tennis tournament in Miami (March 21 – April 3), which attracts more than 300,000 attendees over the course of two weeks, utilized 150 Blockader barricades to create walkways and block off entrances to restricted areas.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Savannah, Georgia
More than 800 Blockader crowd control barricades (more than 5,000 linear feet) were utilized at the most crowded points of the parade route. Tamis Corporation representatives have worked closely with Savannah city officials to manage the efficient set up and tear-down of the barriers for the past four years.
Ultimate Block Party Event in Central Park, New York City
New York City’s Central Park was transformed into “the world’s most innovative and stimulating playground” for 50,000 attendees on October 3, 2010, in an event organized by the group “Play for Tomorrow.” The event rented Blockader barriers for line management at the entrance and to delineate space around the various activities.
Professional Football Season-Ending Championship Game
A total of 4,500 Blockader barriers (12 full truckloads) provided line management at various locations around Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, including entrances, ticket windows, and pre-game fan events.
G20 Summit, 2009
Blockader crowd control barricades were used at the G20 Summit, September 24-25, 2009, in Pittsburgh. The barriers were used at the event’s welcome reception and dinner hosted by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at Phipps Conservatory.