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Sit in on One of Our Educational Seminars and Workshops at this Years Trade Show


By Matt Cook

2012 Trade Show Educational Seminars and Workshops

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.

All seminars are located in the Carousel Pavilion.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    "Ride Operator Training" - What You Should Expect From Your Operator

    Speaker: Tom Carey


Wednesday, February 8, 2012

  • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    "QR Codes Explained" - What Are Those Odd-Looking Barcodes And How Can I Use
    Them In My Operation?



        *Understand QR Codes And How They Work

        *Understand How To Implement QR Codes To Increase Revenue On Your


    Sponsored by CORE Cashless LLC

    Speaker: Brooks Lilly, Director of Software


  • 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    "Your Cashless Midway"

    Increase Profitability By Eliminating Tickets, Tokens and Cash From Your Midway



        *Understand The Costs And Benefits Associated With Cashless Midways

        *Understand The Basic Technology Requirements For Developing A Cashless
    Payment System

        *Have Answers To The Most Frequently Asked Questions Regardiing
    Cashless Midways


    Sponsored by CORE Cashless LLC

    Speaker: Kristi Noyes, Director of Project Management


  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    "Smart Solutions For Fall Protection"


    *According to the National Safety Council, each year over 100,000 injuries and deaths are
    attributable to work-related falls. In addition to permanent injuries and  cost lives
    caused by falls, businesses lose billions of dollars each year from significant increases
    in insurance premiums, workers' compensation claims and other related expenses.


    *Regulatory agencies make it quite clear that it is the employer's responsibility to
    develop a fall protection program that complies with mandated regulation. It should be
    noted that regulatory agencies have steadily increased citations and fines for
    noncompliance and negligence.


    *OSHA and ANSI Standards apply at all times.



        *Understanding Regulations and Standards; Hazard Identification;
    Written Fall Protection Program; Product Selection (Review of Equipment); and Training of

        *Hand-On Training Seminar With Live Demonstration.


    Sponsored by Haas & Wilkerson and Meadowbrook Insurance Group


Friday, February 10, 2012


  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Noon)

    Workers' Compensation Safety Seminar

    Sponsored by Allied Specialty Insurance

    Speaker: Charles Landrum

    CEO - Allied International Holdings


  • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Strategies and Solutions to your Foreign Labor Puzzle for the Mobile Entertainment

    *An Easy to Understand Presentation and Discussion About: FLSA (13) (a) (3) Exemption,
    H-2B Visa Program, Prevailing Wage, ETA Audits, WHD Audits

    *Dealing With The Government Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security,
    Department of State

    **Recordkeeping I-9, E-Verifty, Hours of Operation

    **Long Term Solutions Litigation. Legislation, The Politics of Foreign Labor


    Speaker: Jim Judkin, President

    JKJ Workforce Agency, Inc.

    John Meredith, Founder

    The Meredith Advocacy Group


Saturday, February 11, 2012

  • Industrial Truck / Forklift Training

    1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    DVD Preview and Manual Review

    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    On-Site Outdoor Training

    $40.00 Per Person

    Class Includes Handbook, Certificate & Permit Card

    Sign-Up Sheet Posted in Trade Show Office

    Limited to 25 Participants


    Sponsored by PLH Consulting


Additional Seminars: 


  • 2012 Schantz Manufacturing Gibtown Seminars


    Tuesday, February 7, 2012

    What To Look For When Purchasing A Concession Trailer

    *Not all concession trailers are created equal, what to look for, what questions to ask,
    what are the 'must haves' on a trailer and what areas have some flexibility.


    This 15 - 20 minute informal presentation will take place in their outside booth area


    Thursday, February 9, 2012

    Schantz Retractable Wheel System

    *An over view of the one-of-a-kind retractable wheel system. How it works, the benefits;
    hands on demonstration.


    Friday, February 10, 2012

    How To Get More Out Of Your Concession Trailer

    *Are you maximizing your food operation?  Here are several ideas to boost your bottom
    line in 2012.


    Saturday, February 11, 2012

    How The Right Manufacturer Can Help Build Your Business

    *Providing real value, It's nt enough to simply  build a trailer. The Schantz
    philosophy on customer service, quality, support in the field  and building

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