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International Independent Showmen's Association - Sunday, February 01, 2015


Welcome to the website of the International Independent Showmen's Association, Inc., known to most as the "Gibtown Showmen's Club". We are a non profit private organization made up of people in the outdoor amusement industry. The original club building opened in 1966 and has expanded to be the largest Showmen's Association in the United States. We have grown to over 4500 members from all over the United States and several foreign countries. For membership information refer to I.I.S.A. Membership Qualifications.

We are also the home of the largest trade show in the carnival industry. Our annual "Super Trade Show and Extravaganza" will celebrate its 47th year in 2015. Of the many trade shows in the country, we are most proud that ours is held on the club grounds and thank our Trade Show Supervisors, Chairpersons and Committee for their continued loyalty to make this Trade Show approximately 98% volunteer. For more information regarding attending or exhibiting refer to the Trade Show section.

We host many exciting activities during the season, so be sure to refer to Events.
2015 Gibtown Extravaganza and Trade Show
The 2015 Trade Show will
take place February 3-7, 2015
Join a variety of industry experts, manufacturers, and suppliers at the 2015 IISF Trade Show & Extravanza.
Who Should Attend?

Owners, operators, CEOs, vice presidents, directors, managers, and supervisors from:
  • Carnivals
  • Amusement Rental Companies
  • Amusement and Theme Parks
  • Family Entertainment Centers
  • Moonwalk Owners
  • Fairs, Festivals, & Events
  • Concessionaires
  • Tourist Attractions
What can we expect?

There is plenty to see and do at the IISF Trade Show & Extravaganza including :
  • Ride Manufacturers
  • Concession Trailer Manufacturers
  • Game Manufacturers & Suppliers
  • Living Quarter Manufacturers
  • Plush, Novelty, & Food Suppliers
  • Lighting, Electrical, & Part Suppliers
  • Industry Organizations
  • Vinyl & Sign Companies
  • Tourist Attractions
  • & much more!
Upcoming Events
IISF Trade Show and Extravaganza
at IISA Club Grounds in Gibsonton, FL
Join us for our 47th annual trade show and extravaganza featuring something for everyone including a wide array of exhibitors, educational seminars, and live entertainment nightly! See ya in Gibtown! Event takes place through Saturday, February 07, 2015.
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Showmens Clubs - FREE Trade Show admission on February 5
at IISA Trade Show in Gibsonton, FL
On Thursday, February 5, all current SLA, OABA, NICA, and other Showmens Club members will be granted FREE admission to the IISF Trade Show and Extravaganza! Additionally, current IISA members may bring two guests free of charge! All members must present a current, paid up membership card to get free admission. Event takes place through Thursday, February 05, 2015.
Showmens League of America - Member Meeting & Social
at IISA Main Meeting Room in Gibsonton, FL
Showmen's League St. Louis Chapter - Social
at IISA Board Room in Gibsonton, FL
Annual Banquet & Ball and Hall of Fame Presentation - Magic of Motown
at Carousel Pavilion - IISA Club in Gibsonton, FL
Honoring our 2014-2015 President, Wilbur Cooke; featuring hall of fame inductees. Cocktails at 6:30pm and dinner at 7:00pm. Tickets available in the main office for $50 per person. Event takes place through Thursday, February 05, 2015.
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