TRD Boot Camp: Training for the Tent Professional

The Tent Rental Division Boot Camp is designed to educate and promote safety during installations and public usage. With training modules developed by TRD Leaders, customized content can include:

  • Anchoring your tent safely
  • Site survey – TRD style
  • Squaring – made simple
  • Tenting Basics
  • Tent Repair
  • Protecting your investment
  • Frame tent install – hands on
  • Pole tent install – hands on
  • Structures – hands on
  • Emergency situations
  • Conflict management – code officials
  • Basic safety
  • Round table discussions

Upcoming events

Don’t miss the next chance to enhance your crew’s skills.

August 2, 2021 (networking reception on August 1)
All Occasions Event Rental – Cincinnati, OH

Monday, Aug. 1; 7 – 9 pm

  • Pre-Boot Camp Networking Reception (apps & drinks included)
  • Come network will fellow installers, along with knowledgeable TRD leaders who will be presenting at the boot camp the following day.

Tuesday, Aug. 2; 8 am – 4 pm

Program will include (lunch provided):

  • Training and Safety Information
  • Tips & Advice for Loading and Unloading Your Truck
  • Field Repairs & Maintenance
  • Tools of the Trade
  • “Ask the Experts” – a panel discussion with experienced field installers
  • Hands-On Practice:
    • Sail Cloth Install
    • Clear Span Install


If you would still like to attend this event, please reach out to Jill Newman at or by calling 651-225-6953.

– TRD Member: $39
– Non Member: $89

*Networking Reception included in registration

Thank you to our TRD Boot Camp Sponsors:

Boot Camp Sponsorships still available! Contact Jill Newman ( for information.

– Boot Camp Pastries & Coffee/Beverages
1 available | $500

Hotel Recommendation
There is no room block for this event, but please take a look at this nearby option and where several TRD board members will be staying:

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
Cincinnati North/Sharonville

11440 Chester Road, Cincinnati, OH 45246