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Compact shelters that easily fit in the boot of your car

Compact shelters that easily fit in the boot of your car

Spring is in the air, and there’s already a buzz about events this year. 

The pandemic had a huge impact on the events industry, and now that we’ve said goodbye to social distancing rules and regulations, this is your year to get back to ‘business as usual’ in a big way.

Whether you’re hosting a huge festival or sporting event, running a pop-up bar or street food stall, selling your products at farmers’ markets, or anything else in between—now is the time to make sure you have all your shelters and accessories ready for the year ahead. 

What are compact shelters?

Customers may see the finished result, but if you’ve worked the events scene then you know just how much hard work goes into setting up and packing down, and it usually involves a lot of lugging heavy equipment to and fro. But not with our compact shelters

Drawing from years of industry knowledge and expertise, Surf & Turf is proud to have developed these revolutionary compact shelters, which give you all the hard-wear and durability of a traditional shelter, but are much lighter and easier to transport. 

They come in various sizes, but no matter which you choose, this mini marquee packs down into a tiny 102cm x 32cm x 32cmpackage, so it can easily slot into the boot of your car and is no effort to carry to your set-up station. 

These compact shelters are one of the smallest on the market today. And there are two to choose from: 

The Robusta Compact 

We call the Robusta our entry-level gazebo, making it the top choice for individuals and companies just starting out in the events scene. It’s the cost-effective option if you’re on a budget, but it doesn’t scrimp on quality, giving you a professional and long-lasting shelter solution. 

The Robusta Compact is available in 3m x 3m, our most popular size for the Robusta, and is made with a heavy-duty powder-coated steel frame, so it remains lightweight while also being super-strong.  

The Canopro Compact 

Our Canopro shelters are our best-selling products for established traders, business owners and event hosts. They’ve been expertly designed to be put up and taken down regularly, and are our most stress-tested product, so this is your go-to shelter if you’re showcasing or selling frequently over the summer months. 

The Canopro Compact is your lightweight version, which packs down small, but remains strong and durable due to being manufactured using hexagonal aluminium, and it’s available in five sizes:  

  • 1.5m x 1.5m
  • 2m x 2m
  • 3m x 2m
  • 3m x 3m
  • 4.5m x 3m

Product specifications

Both the Robusta Compact and Canopro Compact have been expertly designed to last, so you can be confident they’ll stand the test of time:

  • Framework assembled with machine nut and bolt, for ease of maintenance.
  • Fully-adjustable height settings allow for it to be put up in five positions. 
  • Heavy-duty quick-release pull pin joints make dissembling quick, easy and stress-free.
  • The canopy is manufactured from 380g per square metre of high-quality, close mesh polyester, which is PU coated to ensure it’s 100% waterproof.
  • Double-stitched with reinforcing on stress areas.
  • Canopy-securing bolts ensure the canopy is attached correctly to the frame—over time they keep the canopy tight, giving a more professional look. 

Personalise your design 

Whether you choose the Robusta Compact or the Canopro Compact, customising your design will enable you to stand out in a competitive marketplace. 

You can go for the shelter only, with the frame and canopy, or opt for the complete package with side walls included—and once you’ve laid those foundations, it’s time to showcase your branding. 

Custom printing service 

With everything made at our in-house print studio, our custom printing service offers three main types of printing: thermo press print, dye-sublimation, and traditional screen printing. 

The range of techniques means we can easily work with any requirements or budget, whether you’re looking for simple text or a high-grade photographic image to be printed onto your compact shelter

We also manufacture and print a wide range of extras accessories to compliment your shelter, including flagsbanners, and promotional items and accessories. Because when you’re exhibiting alongside lots of other traders, it’s vital that passers-by can see at a glance exactly who you are and what you’re selling—so always go big with your branding. 

To find out more about Surf & Turf’s compact shelters and custom printing service, please visit the website today.