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International Independent Showmen's Association - Monday, August 29, 2016


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 49th year in 2017 (taking place February 7-11, 2017). 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.
2016 Gibtown Extravaganza and Trade Show
The 2017 Trade Show will
take place February 7-11, 2017
Join a variety of industry experts, manufacturers, and suppliers at the 2017 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 49th 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 11, 2017.
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