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April 08, 2022American Tent Life

Hey everyone! It's Jake here. You might recognize me from such marketing hits as "Get with the Giffys" and this photo that used to be all over our website:

Jake at his desk

Today I'd like to talk about our upcoming Tent School. 

Join us Tuesday, May 24th for our day-long event of education, hands-on learning, and networking with other tent professionals. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with potential vendors and tour our 110,000 square foot facility! 

Learn from Pete McVey, industry legend, about the pride, respect, and organization required to set up tents safely and professionally.

Our one day training is packed with hands-on learning, valuable education, and the best Green Bay, Wisconsin has to offer.

Your $75 Registration Fee per Team Member Includes:

    • Tent school tuition
    • Education materials
    • Gloves, hardhat, and t-shirt
    • Onsite breakfast and lunch
    • Dinner and drinks at one of Green Bay's favorite tailgate venues
    • Certificate of completion
  • Exclusive tent school discounts 
  • Sneak peeks of our new products–designed by Pete!

    And if that's not persuasive enough, I give you Jake’s Top 10 Reasons to Attend American Tent’s Tent PRO: Powered by Pete

    10 Meet like-minded individuals from across the country 

    9 Try your strength against industry pros in our tent games! (Basically the olympics of tenting)

    8 Meet me, Jake! … and the rest of the team

    7 Find out for yourself if Pete McVey’s beard is real

    6 Get our exclusive Tent School t-shirt 

    5 Get sweet tent school discounts

    4 See how our tents are made as you tour our new facility that used to be a haunted mall! 

    3 Discover best safety practices for tent set up

    2 Enjoy my tour of beautiful Green Bay, WI, or at least the stadium district, and learn to party like a local 

    1 Learn from the best there is to take your skills from amateur to PRO–just in time for the busy season

    Register here and I'll see you there! 

    Tony Ehrbar's headshot

    Tony Ehrbar

    Owner & CEO

    Tony's entrepreneurial spirit is woven into the fabric of American Tent (an Inc 5000 company), shaped by his experience running a successful event venue & tent rental service. His recognition as the Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2019 is a testament to his impact & dedication to his community. As the Co-founder and CEO of Renegade Plastics, Tony is leading initiatives in the tent industry to integrate eco-friendly, recyclable materials. Contributing as a board member for the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) & the Green Bay Area Public Schools Foundation and being featured by Entrepreneur, Oracle, & Modern Weddings, Tony plays a pivotal role in enhancing the growth and success of the textile industry.

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