About the Conference
Golf & Family Events Attendee List Exhibitor List
All conference events take place at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, Kansas City, MO
The Independent Show features three days of educational sessions, networking opportunities, exhibits and a great summer destination for the family. This year, we'll be bridging opportunities — connecting you with ways to protect and grow your business.
Members Meeting & Educational Sessions
Dedicated Exhibit Hours: Monday 1:30-5:30pm, Tuesday 9:00am-Noon
The Exhibit Hall will feature over 140 Programmers, Technology Solution Suppliers and Service Providers. It will be located in the Crown Center Exhibit Hall. You can find a list of exhibitors by visiting the interactive Exhibit Floor Plan.
All meals and events are included with the purchase of a full registration by Attendees and Exhibitors. The following meals are provided during the conference.
|Sunday Night “Tailgate” Party ||Wear your favorite team colors|
|Monday Lunch w/Speaker ||Plated or Hot Buffet lunch provided|
|Monday Night at Union Station ||Gangsters, gambling and barbecue|
|Tuesday Breakfast ||Full breakfast buffet for all registered participants|
|Tuesday Lunch ||Networking lunch buffet, a perfect time for individual meetings.|
|Tuesday Night Dinner & Entertainment ||Plated event and recognition of “IOY”|
|Tuesday Night Children’s Party ||Dinner and fun with professionally supervised care.|
|Wednesday Breakfast w/Speaker ||sponsored speaker will share a message for the entire family.|
|(The Christians in Communications Breakfast will be held on Monday, July 28th at 7:00am. This event is held in conjunction with The Independent Show but is not included in the registration fee. A donation is requested.)|
Guest Event Pass
You may register your guests for an Event Pass. This pass includes breakfast and all evening events. Sessions and Lunches are not included. Additional Guest/Family activities will be available for individual purchase.
Golf Tournament, Family Events & Entertainment
One of the best things about The Independent Show is the family friendly atmosphere.
Make it a working vacation and bring the spouse and kids? Be sure to register them for the Evening Events, the Guest Program and the professionally organized Children's Activities. Don't forget the annual Golf Tournament, an excellent opportunity to network and have fun at the same time. More information »
Attire is business casual for all events. Because temperatures vary in the meetings rooms, you may want to bring a light jacket or sweater.
The Independent Show is an invitation only event. Please read the TIS Attendance Policy to ensure you are eligible to attend.
Cancellations and Changes
If you need to change or cancel your registration, please submit the request via email or fax to Lisa Miller at (913) 599-5900 Ext:1550 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Refunds will not be given for cancellations received after July 15th, 2013.
Have questions? Please contact Lisa Miller at (913) 599-5900 Ext:1550 or email@example.com.