INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT SHOWMEN'S ASSOCIATION
2023 TRADE SHOW: February 14 - 17
Trade Show Schedule

2023 Trade Show Hours

  • Tuesday, February 14th 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
  • Wednesday, February 15th 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
  • Thursday, February 16th 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
  • Friday, February 17th 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Schedule of Events


Events for Saturday, February 11, 2023
5:00 PM
Sant Yago Knight Parade
Call the main office to inquire about participating - 813.677.3590
Location: Ybor City

Events for Monday, February 13, 2023
12:00 - 5:00 PM
Annual Big Hearted Jerry's Memorial Golf Tournament
Location: Summerfield Golf Course
Pricing: $90 per person - Noon shotgun start

Register at Summerfield Golf Course

Events for Tuesday, February 14, 2023
10:00 - 2:30 PM
ServSafe Certification Class
Become certified in the ServSafe Program during the IISF Trade Show!
Location: Upstairs boardroom
Pricing:

$150 per person
Each class is limited to 25 people. 

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


10:00 - 5:00 PM
Trade Show Exhibits

1:00 - 3:00 PM
Seminar: Carny 101 Roundtable Discussion
Location: Carousel Pavilion
Pricing: FREE with trade show registration

5:30 PM
Trade Show Kick Off Night
Snacks, Finger Foods, and Live Music following the trade show
Location: Show Bar Area

Events for Wednesday, February 15, 2023
10:00 - 2:30 PM
ServSafe Certification Class
Become certified in the ServSafe Program during the IISF Trade Show!
Location: Upstairs boardroom
Pricing:

$150 per person
Each class is limited to 25 people. 

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


10:00 - 5:00 PM
Trade Show Exhibits

11:00 - 12:30 AM
Seminar: Insurance 2023 - The Hard Market
Open forum round table:  How do I insure my industry amusement concerns in todays world.
Location: Carousel Pavilion
Pricing: FREE with trade show registration

1:30 - 3:30 PM
Seminar: H-2B Presentation & Discussion
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.
Location: Carousel Pavillion
Pricing: FREE with trade show registration

5:30 - 8:00 PM
Jamboree Museum Fundraiser
Help us raise money for the IISA Carnival Museum!  Steak dinner available from 6:00-8:00pm.  Inquire at the IISA main office.
Location: IISA Club Rooms

Events for Thursday, February 16, 2023
10:00 - 2:30 PM
ServSafe Certification Class
Become certified in the ServSafe Program during the IISF Trade Show!
Location: Upstairs boardroom
Pricing:

$150 per person
Each class is limited to 25 people. 

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


10:00 - 5:00 PM
Free Friend Admission Day

Current members of the IISA may bring TWO (2) guests to be admitted for free.  Must show a valid/current 2023 membership card.

Location: IISF Show Grouds

10:00 - 5:00 PM
Trade Show Exhibits

11:30 - 1:30 PM
Seminar: Carny 101 Roundtable Discussion
General knowledge for the mobile amusement industry.  How it has evolved, safety, services, rules, and regulations.
Location: Carousel Pavillion
Pricing: FREE with trade show registration

2:30 PM
Showmen's League of America - St. Louis
Showmen's League of America - St. Louis Member Meeting
Location: Carousel Pavilion

3:30 PM
Showmen's League of America - Social
Location: Carousel Pavilion

7:00 - 10:00 PM
Casino Night
Shriners Casino Night Fundraiser
Location: IISA Meeting Room

Events for Friday, February 17, 2023
10:00 AM
Showmen's Shrine Annual Meeting
Location: IISA Meeting Room

10:00 - 5:00 PM
Trade Show Exhibits

10:30 - 2:30 PM
ServSafe Certification Class
Become certified in the ServSafe Program during the IISF Trade Show!
Location: Upstairs boardroom
Pricing:

$150 per person
Each class is limited to 25 people. 

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


12:00 AM
Cemetery Association Memorial Service
Begins at noon - mass to follow
Location: Carousel Pavilion

1:00 PM
World Wide Past President's Fry
Location: Carousel Pavilion

1:30 - 3:30 PM
Seminar: Industrial Truck / Forklift Training
Location: IISF Show Grounds
Pricing: $40 per person.  Class is limited to 25 participants.  Register in the trade show office.


Office: 813.677.3590

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