An Expertise In Event Planning
Since our inception in 1997, Distinctive Event Rentals has earned a stellar reputation as the
company to turn to for expert planning in event preparation. We have changed the concept of party
rentals in this region. We are now the proven leader in delivering quality china, linens, flatware,
serving equipment, flooring, tables, chairs, glassware, staging, tents and so much more.
Guided by president Bill Cabell, Distinctive Event Rentals has been involved with some the
largest events in the area. He, along with our dedicated and experienced staff, look forward to
using our expertise to assist you in planning your unique event.
About Our President, Bill Cabell
Our president, Bill Cabell, has more than twenty-five years experience in the event planning
field. His expertise is unparalleled in the region. With a job history ranging from catering
director to event project manager, he knows first hand what it takes to create a memorable
Bill Cabell stays abreast of the latest trends in event rentals by pursuing his favorite hobby —
touring party rental companies. He regularly travels around the globe sourcing unique products and
bringing back innovative ideas. This level of commitment translates to the region's best selection
for all your rental needs.
Bill Cabell has often conducted seminars at the national convention "The Special Event," as well
as the American Rental Association's annual convention. In addition, he has served as Board Member
and Past Vice President of ISES (International Special Events Society) and on the Development
Committee of the Hermitage Foundation Museum. He currently serves on Tidewater Community College
Board on the Curriculum Advisory Committee.
Bill's charitable works include fundraising for ACCESS (formerly Full Circle Aids Hospice),
Equality Virginia, and involvement in other local charities. "GIVING BACK"
is Bill's philosophy. Learn more about Distinctive Event Rentals' efforts
to "Give Back" to the community.
- ISES, International Special Events Society
- ARA, American Rental Association
- Elizabeth City Chamber of Commerce
- Currituck County, NC Chamber of Commerce
- Smithfield-Isle of Wight County COC
Headquartered in Chesapeake, VA,
Distinctive Event Rentals has been serving Hampton Roads, the Outer Banks,
Peninsula and Eastern Shores of Virginia and Maryland clients
for over twelve years. We rent chairs, tables, china, silverware, tents, tablecloths, sound equipment, dance floors, lounge
furniture, and wedding items for all types of events. With our exceptional equipment, Distinctive Event Rentals will make your wedding,
business event, or military affair extraordinary. No event is too small or too large. We do it all! Call 757-420-7000 for more information. An
experienced event specialist is always available to help you make your next event spectacular! Grand Opening Events, Holiday Parties,
Special Events, Corporate Events or any celebration. Distinctive Event Rentals provides the rental supplies for your special
occasion in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Newport News or anywhere in the Hampton Roads area of