Member Since 2013
Sky High Party Rentals
Houston, Texas Area
Robert De Los Santos is the founder of Sky High Party Rentals, a bounce house event rental company. Most recently, Sky High has made the Inc 5000 list of fastest-growing US companies. The company employs over 50 people and services over 8,000 residents and businesses a year with plans to franchise throughout the US. Robert currently serves on the board of EO Houston in charge of the EO Accelerator program, an initiative to help founders making $250,000 or more get to a million in gross revenue within 2 to 3 years. Sky High has been awarded the Empact100 award, presented at the White House and United Nations. Robert has also committed himself to find innovative ways to help the Houston local economy by serving as a U.S. delegate at the G-20 Young Entrepreneur Summit. The G-20, attended by U.S. President Barack Obama and leaders of the 20 largest global economies, serves as an international forum for national & international economic issues. As a delegate, Robert collaborated with international young entrepreneurs to develop innovative ways of boosting local economies, which in turn helps the larger national economy.
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Sky High Party Rentals offers inflatable entertainment for rent -- everything from moonwalks and mechanical sharks to giant inflatable coliseums. The company strives to acquire unique rental inventory that no other company can provide, in hopes of inspiring kids.