Welcome to the Showmen's League of America
Rich in history and founded in camaraderie, The Showmen’s League of
America is a community of showpeople - both men and women - dedicated to
service and fellowship. By providing scholarships, financial aid and
memorial services, we promote the mutual welfare of our members and all
showpeople, in good times and bad. By maintaining our traditions, we
honor the legacy of those who have come before us. By welcoming new
members from all areas of the amusement industry, we build a strong
future. We invite you to our website and to join us, to share our
mission, and join in friendship with some of the greatest men and women
in the world.
Our Mission: To promote the mutual welfare and enhance the happiness of its' members. To assist each member by honorable means. To promote friendship and good fellowship. To perpetuate the Showmen's League as a social and fraternal organization by providing scholarships, financial aid, memorial, burial and other services. And to maintain the national history of the amusement business.
Convention a Smashing Success:
The best carnival trade show for large national shows and west coast operators. With low exhibit cost, efficient hours and an exhibitor-friendly atmosphere.
This is the place to see people who matter most. Ideally situated before IAAPA and after Gibtown, it's perfect for advancing and closing deals well ahead of the spring rush.
You'll find pictures of the Convention, Meetings
and Banquet at our Shutterfly link below. Feel free to download your
pictures and share!
Researching Family or
Due to the fire of 2001 many of the League’s records were lost. We highly recommend searching old Billboard magazines at Google Books. Clicking on the 'Advanced Book Search' button will allow you to tailor your search to a specific time period.
For more research tips and suggestions, see 'Chapters & Links'