Tips on how to start a private hire business

Starting any business is challenging, stressful and takes true grit and determination. Start-up companies aren’t for the faint-hearted but hard work, luck and great staff can make it work. If you’re looking to break into the business world then a tipi party business is a great place to start. If you’re interested, continue reading our helpful guide on how to start a private hire business.

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Setting up a tipi hire business

There’s never been a better time to start a tipi party hire business because the demand is at an all-time high for outdoor weddings and events. If you’re looking for a business that you can enjoy building and expanding, then setting up a tipi hire business is the ideal business opportunity.

One of the first actions you should take is to research whether there is a good level of demand for tipis in the area in which you intend to operate within. Follow this up by buying the highest quality tipis on the market from The Tipi Company and you have a recipe for success.

We have helped a large portion of the UK’s tipi hire party businesses to get set up, and these are some of the tools we supply them with to ensure their venture has the best chance of succeeding:

• Access to our Online Training Portal – a unique online training platform, available for you to access from any device, complete with detailed instructions, measurements and assembly videos
• High-resolution pictures to use in your promotional material
• Floor planning tool to be able to offer a top level detailed service to your customers
• Authentic Made in Britain logo & Strongest Tipis in the Wind label
• After-sales support and easy online repairs form

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High-resolution pictures

When we help somebody starting a marquee hire business, we provide high-quality pictures of possible tipi formations to help them market your tipi party business. These images help show customers what can be possible with the creative use of our tipis. For example, we provide images of how several tipis can be interlinked to provide the ideal wedding venue, along with décor ideas.

Floor planning tool

Our floor planning tool will help you to optimise your space options and work out the best formations for each specific event and capacity requirement. The floor planning tool is easy to use and also helps clients visualise what the tipi structure will look like when installed.

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Authentic Made in Britain logo & Strongest Tipis in the Wind label

Impress potential customers by displaying the authentic Made in Britain logo, so they’re confident in the quality and safety standards of the tipi. We also provide the label showing our global recognition as ‘Strongest Tipis in the Wind’. Your clients will know they can trust our robust, weatherproof structures to provide the perfect setting for their needs.

Promotional marketing

We have a huge following on social media platforms and are able to help you reach a wider client base when starting a marquee hire business. We can promote your tipi party business through our engaging and compelling social media posts. We also promote our clients on our high-traffic website with articles that throw the spotlight onto our tipi-hire clients.

Access to a training platform

When you buy tipis from The Tipi Company, we provide you with all the support and training tools you need to enable you to quickly learn safe tipi assembly, and install the different formations. Our instructional videos via our Online Training Portal provide clear step-by-step instructions of each scenario and you can access them at any time.

After-sales support and easy online repairs form

Our tipis are built to last and are made from the strongest materials available but, at some point, you might need repairs if an accident happens. We have an outstanding after-sales service and provide an online repair request form so your tipi can be quickly and easily repaired by our skilled seamstresses.

How to start a private hire business with The Tipi Company

If you’re a business owner that has outdoor events scheduled in the near future, you should consider a tipi. For any outdoor events, The Tipi Company has you covered! We’re a leading tipi company in the UK, so put your trust in us.

To find out about the many different tipis available, get in touch to discover how we can help you achieve your business goals. Contact us today on 01204 860 738 or email us at