INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT SHOWMEN'S ASSOCIATION
2023 TRADE SHOW: February 14 - 17
Seminars & Classes

Various presenters will be presenting daily workshops on topics that effect the industry on a daily basis.  These workshops are available to all attendees at the IISF Super Trade Show & Extravaganza.  The workshops will include audio/video presentations, handouts as well as round table discussions of some of the challenges affecting every aspect of the carnival business.


Tuesday, February 15, 2022

10:00am - 2:30pm
Become Certified in the ServSafe Program

This is a required exam for ALL food service vendors in ALL states including some local / city requirements.

Cost: $150 per person (includes class materials, study guides, & test)
Class size is limited to 25 people

Location: IISA office - upstairs boardroom

Pre-registration and payment is required. To register, call Teresa Rimes at 813-677-9377 or email teresa@gibtownshowmensclub.com.

 


Wednesday, February 16, 2022


10:00am - 2:30pm
Become Certified in the ServSafe Program

This is a required exam for ALL food service vendors in ALL states including some local / city requirements.

Cost: $150 per person (includes class materials, study guides, & test)
Class size is limited to 25 people

Location: IISA office - upstairs boardroom

Pre-registration and payment is required. To register, call Teresa Rimes at 813-677-9377 or email teresa@gibtownshowmensclub.com.



1:30pm - 3:30pm
H-2B BALANCING ACT
PRACTICAL, POLITICAL STRATEGIES FOR SURVIVAL IN THIS NEW ABNORMAL

JKJ Workforce Agency and the Small Business Workforce Alliance will be conducting an educational and empowerment seminar at the Gibtown Annual Super Trade Show and Extravaganza.

Updates on the rapidly changing H-2B environment, political, regulatory, compliance and WHEN WILL YOU GET YOUR WORKERS?


PRACTICAL, POLITICAL STRATEGIES FOR SURVIVAL IN THIS NEW ABNORMAL

  • POLITICAL: What can we expect from a Biden Administration Department of Labor, Department Of Homeland Security, and Department of State?
  • POLITICAL: Filing strategies for your company to beat the cap. Pitfalls and problems, solutions, and work-arounds.
  • PRACTICAL: Compliance and Enforcement issues and solutions.
  • SURVIVAL: Strategic Planning on labor and staffing
  • The Big Picture


Speakers:

  • Cathy Mize, JKJ Agency Rep. - Cell: 903-715-7153
  • James K. Judkins, President - Cell:  510-815-6936


Location: Carousel Pavilion


Contact Info:
James K. Judkins, President
E-mail:  carnival.workforce@gmail.com 
Cell Phone: 510-815-6936
Office: 956-440-8720




Thursday, February 17th, 2022


10:00am - 2:30pm
Become Certified in the ServSafe Program

This is a required exam for ALL food service vendors in ALL states including some local / city requirements.

Cost: $150 per person (includes class materials, study guides, & test)
Class size is limited to 25 people

Location: IISA office - upstairs boardroom

Pre-registration and payment is required. To register, call Teresa Rimes at 813-677-9377 or email teresa@gibtownshowmensclub.com.




Friday, February 18th, 2022


11:00am - 3:00pm

Become Certified in the ServSafe Program

This is a required exam for ALL food service vendors in ALL states including some local / city requirements.

Cost: $150 per person (includes class materials, study guides, & test)
Class size is limited to 25 people

Location: IISA office - upstairs boardroom

Pre-registration and payment is required. To register, call Teresa Rimes at 813-677-9377 or email teresa@gibtownshowmensclub.com.



1:30pm - 3:30pm
Industrial Truck / Forklift Training

Class includes handbook, certificate & permit card **(for on-site equipment only).

Class size is limited to 25 people

1:30 - 2:30pm: DVD Preview and Manual Review
2:30 - 3:30pm: On-Site Outdoor Training

Sponsored by: MAH Consulting - Sharon Hupalo
Cost: $40 per person
Registration: A sign-up sheet is posted in the trade show office.


ALL ON-SITE GROUND SAFETY INSPECTIONS PROVIDED BY:
Worldwide Safety Group, Avery Wheelock


Office: 813.677.3590

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