2012 One staff wedding, two new babies arrived and one new warehouse to fill for Oasis staff so far in 2012.
Middle Eastern tableware for up to 650 guests available – the largest UK hire-stock of its kind. First use at ACC Liverpool for an international audience, with indoor installation of Boutique Tents, hundreds of props, and dining furniture.
Oasis Classic linings range acquired with the purchase of Leisure Interiors' entire hire stock. A number of returning festivals including Cheltenham Festivals, Womad & Lock n Load, and Glamorous Camping fields planned throughout the summer.
FINALISTS in Event Awards 2012: Event Industry Supplier of the Year: Theming, furniture and dressing
2011 Luxury Bedouin Tents redesigned to become Boutique Tents; freestanding pipe and drape for beautiful indoor events drives winter bookings.
Repeat customers: Lock n Load, Jersey Live and WOMAD festival, and school balls with a new look from last year. Glamorous Camping for Festivals, Goodwood, private groups CIRCUS draping features on the BBC! And Hype Party Planning books third year running for Christmas party decorations.
New work for two Cheltenham Festivals and a contract for wedding drapes in conference rooms at Bailbrook House Hotel, Bath.
Dany is Finalist (runner up!) in Gloucestershire Women in Business Awards and Oasis wins Gloucestershire's Small Business of the Year award 2011 .
2010 Oasis starts the year with our first Bespoke marquee Lining launched at the Passenger Shed in Bristol for Hype Party Planning. Oasis "wallpapered" the vast christmas party venue in "Dickensian" style with a plum and gold background and intricate gold patterns.
Oasis SCARLET marquee linings and JASMINE marquee linings arrive, and we welcome back all the maternity leavers. Our new PR initiative gets results for all sorts of event decoration ideas.
2009 Oasis Rococo marquee linings are launched; a contemporary, baroque-inspired look with an elegant, neutral background of black, white and grey. Broad stripes feature a black, damask-style print.
New software is up and running to further streamline our processes and two babies are born to members of the Oasis team - first a girl, then a boy! Two of our team are on maternity leave with excellent cover in place from November. Oasis WINS the hire Association Europe's 2009 award for Excellence in Customer Care and is finalist in this year's Gloucestershire Business Awards in the Customer Care and Service category.
2008 Oasis 1 and Oasis 2 merge in new premises in central England still covering the whole country and form new company Oasis Events ltd.
The next generation of Oasis arrives - Dany and Mark have identical twin boys. Staff at Oasis include members who have been with us for seven years.
2007 Oasis are now able to offer 3m, 4.5m, 6m, 9m, 10m, 12m, and 15m wide marquee linings. Oasis use their wedding marquee decoration ideas to design a wedding marquee for 400 guests in Essex.
Oasis work alongside a fantastic team of event planners on a range of events creating beautiful ideas for marquee events.
2006 New cubed pouffe seating introduced - very popular range of chillout furniture Oasis travels further afield, transforming a wintry tractor barn into a cosy Kasbah for 300 guests in stormy Scotland - just one of many events where Oasis uses their venue decoration ideas.
2005 Oasis London and South East is launched based in Hertfordshire. Largest yet Bedouin Village installed inside ExCel.
2004 Biny's daughter Dany, who had worked for international events company Jack Morton Worldwide, and her husband Mark (who worked for IBM) decide to set up a branch covering London and the South East (Oasis2) whilst Biny with her branch and equipment continue to serve the South West and West Midlands (Oasis1).
2002 First Oasis event in central London for event production company GSP
2000 www.oasistents.co.uk was born
1999 Oasis work for a TV production company in the making of the Forsyte Saga: Oasis create a stunning Bohemian set for some scenes set inside a Bohemian luxury marquee
1997 Biny and Tony Gregory do the first custom marquee lining hire at Farmington Quarry, Gloucestershire, written up in The Times by Anne Robinson
1996 Biny and her daughters run the first Oasis Cafe at Campus Festival in Devon. Oasis completes first Bedouin tent hire to friends at Welbeck Abbey in Nottinghamshire and then clients across the UK.
1995 Founder Biny Gregory buys a Bedouin tent for her garden from the tent souk in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.