- Linens in over 50 solid colors
plus Bengaline, Crinkle, Imperial Stripe, Satin, Damask,
Shantung, Organza, Sheers,
Iridescent Crush, Tissue
Lame, Floral, Gingham Check,
Theme Prints, Taffeta, Shimmers,
Linen, and constantly purchasing new
- Over 1,000,000 Square Feet of
tenting, including Pop-Up, Pole,
Frame, and ClearSpan
- More than a dozen patterns of
- Flatware patterns in stainless,
sliver, and gold
- Stemware, barware, and specialty
- Specialty plates and chargers
- Full Lead Crystal
- Candle sticks, table lamps,
candelabras, hurricane lamps, rose
much much more.
J.P. Fritz, President
is the only American Rental
Association Certified Event
Rental Professional (CERP) in
2008, Lasting Impressions is named one
of the top 50 event rental companies in
the nation by Special Events magazine.
Jody Dully, Sales Director, won
the 2005 Esprit Award for her
effort on the production of "All That James Jazz" for
the James Cancer Hospital and Solove
Research Institute annual gala.
Impressions Event Rentals honored
in the Fast 50 in 2005,
2006, 2007 & 2008.
The "Fast 50" is an annual ranking
by Business First of
the fastest growing, privately held
companies in Central Ohio.
Lasting Impressions Event Rental
Impressions Event & Party Rental,
Inc. (LI) began business
in 1991 with Joel Birch as sole
shareholder. In 1992, Karl Liesinger and Mark Buddlemeyer purchased
100% of LI's stock as
equal shareholders. J.P. Fritz was
brought in as a financial advisor and
In 1995, LI moved into a
12,000-square-foot warehouse in downtown
Columbus. LI continued its
growth and purchased the rental
inventory of KG Marx in May 1998,
expanding to 24,000-square-feet.
end of 1998, Fritz bought Liesinger's
interest and became the sole
In 2000, LI moved to 1890 East Main Street.
The new facility
allowed the company to
grow exponentially in size and services.
During the 11 years LI operated from
that location, the four-story, 40,000-square-foot
building was transformed
to make Lasting Impressions Event
Rentals the most efficient event rental
company in the area.
In March of 2006, LI purchased
the assets of ACME Events out of
Cleveland and opened a new branch of
service to the Cleveland area. On
May 23, 2007, LI purchased the
rental assets of AAA Rental & Sales.
AAA Rental & Sales was an early
innovator in the party rental
industry. The purchase increases the
depth of inventory and customer
In 2010, JP Fritz found a
new building just north of Columbus
which would be able to house the entire
Columbus division, which was previously
operating out of 3 seperate warehouses.
The new location on 7.5 acres had ample
room for continued growth with warehouse
space totalling over 75,000 sq ft.
The office space, previously exceeding
30,000 sq ft, provided ample ability to
create an amazing 2 story showroom as
well as tennant space on the lower
With renovations being
completed, LI moved into the new space
in the Winter and Spring of 2011.
The new facility immediately offered
better organization and exciting new
processing equipment for ALL of LI's
inventory, including linen, dishware and
tents. With seperate dock space
for tents, deliveries and pick ups, and
an entire room specifically to assist
warehouse pick ups and returns, the
daily operations at LI were immediately
improved and now run flawlessly in sync.
Lasting Impressions Event Rental
continues to purchase new and expand
existing inventory in
order to supply Central Ohio with
the latest in industry trends and
stay at the cutting edge of event