INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT SHOWMEN'S ASSOCIATION
2017 TRADE SHOW: FEBRUARY 7-11
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.

Please check back in December for a list of trade show seminars.

Tuesday, February 6

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


For pre-registration, call Teresa Rimes at 813-677-9377 or email teresa@gibtownshowmensclub.com 

 

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Documentation - PROVE IT

A review and examples of the type of documentation a business in the amusement industry should have on hand.

Sponsored by LJM & Associations, Inc.
Speaker:  Sharon Hupalo
Location: Carousel Pavilion

 

3:00pm - 4:00pm
OSHA - Your Government is here to help

This seminar will show you what OSHA requirements are applicable to the amusement industry and show you how to easily comply.

Location: Carousel Pavilion

 


Wednesday, February 7

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


For pre-registration, call Teresa Rimes at 813-677-9377 or email teresa@gibtownshowmensclub.com 

1:00pm - 4:00pm
H-2B Train Wreck - Strategies for Industry Survival

JKJ Workforce and the Small Business Workforce Alliance will be conducting an empowerment seminar at the Gibtown Trade Show.  

The first half cap hit on December 15, 2017.  The second half cap will hit about February 1, 2018.

This is a must attend session for all in the mobile entertainment industry who are part of the H-2B program!

The basic format for the seminar is as follows:

  • Where we are at on all fronts
  • What we are working on
  • What each of us must do
  • Options when the train does wreck
  • Complete and accurate filing and compliance (if time permits)

Location:  Carousel Pavilion
Moderated by:  James Judkins, president of JKJ Workforce Agency


4:00pm - 5:00pm
H-2B Update & PAC Reception

Sponsored by the OABA

Speakers:  Wayne Pierce - Attorney; Greg Hartley - Lobbyist; Michael Wood
Location: Carousel Pavilion





Thursday, February 8

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


For pre-registration, call Teresa Rimes at 813-677-9377 or email teresa@gibtownshowmensclub.com 


Friday, February 9

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


For pre-registration, call Teresa Rimes at 813-677-9377 or email teresa@gibtownshowmensclub.com 


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

Sponsored by MAH Consulting

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

Cost:  $40 per person

Class includes handbook, certificate & permit card*

*permit card for on-site equipment only

Pre-Register:  sign-up sheet is posted in the trade show office.  Class is limited to 25 participants.


Office: 813.677.3590

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