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History of the National Insulator Shows

The National Insulator Association sanctions three shows each year, one in each region.  The NIA National Convention rotates through the three regions, and the other two regions have a Regional NIA Convention.  This table shows the history of the National shows through the years.  

Link to see National Show Hosts

Click on the year to see a pictorial record of the show!

Year

Show Designation

Show Location

Show Dates

1970 1st National Show New Castle, Indiana: Smith Auditorium June 20-21
1971 2nd National Show Colorado Springs, Colorado: City Auditorium July 10-11
1972 3rd National Show Kansas City, Missouri: President Hotel July 1-2
1973 4th National Show Hutchinson, Kansas: Hutchinson Sports Arena July 7-8
1974 5th NIA National Convention Hershey, Pennsylvania: Convention Center June 29-30
1975 6th NIA National Convention San Diego, California: El Cortez Convention Center July 11-13
1976 7th NIA National Convention Berea, Ohio: Strosacker Hall, Baldwin-Wallace College August 20-22
1977 8th NIA National Convention Lakeland, Florida: Civic Center July 15-17
1978 9th NIA National Convention Reno, Nevada: Centennial Coliseum July 21-23
1979 10th NIA National Convention Denver, Colorado: Jefferson County Fairgrounds July 20-22
1980 11th NIA National Convention Herkimer, New York: Herkimer County Fairgrounds July 11-13
1981 12th NIA National Convention Sacramento, California: Elks Lodge July 10-12
1982 13th NIA National Convention Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Teamsters Hall July 16-18
1983 14th NIA National Convention Rochester, New York: Monroe County Fairgrounds July 8-10
1984 15th NIA National Convention Tacoma, Washington: Bicentennial Pavilion July 22-24
1985 16th NIA National Convention St. Charles, Illinois: Kane County Fairgrounds June 7-9
1986   17th NIA National Convention Saratoga Springs, New York: Saratoga Springs City Center July 11-13
1987 18th NIA National Convention Fresno, California: Hacienda July 24-26
1988   19th NIA National Convention Houston, Texas: Adam's Mark Hotel July 22-24
1989 20th NIA National Convention Allentown, Pennsylvania: George Washington Motor Lodge July 14-16
1990   21st NIA National Convention Portland, Oregon: Holiday Inn John Q. Hammons Trade Center July 6-8
1991 22nd NIA National Convention Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Teamsters Hall July 26-28
1992 23rd NIA National Convention Orlando, Florida: Marriott Airport Hotel June 19-21
1993  24th NIA National Convention Denver, Colorado: Sheraton Tech Center July 2-4
1994 25th NIA National Convention Houston, Texas: Hobby Airport Holiday Inn July 1-3
1995 26th NIA National Convention Marlboro, Massachusetts: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Convention Center July 14-16
1996 27th NIA National Convention Long Beach, California: Long Beach Renaissance Hotel July 19-21
1997 28th NIA National Convention Chicago, Illinois (Rosemont): Holiday Inn O'Hare Airport July 25-27
1998 29th NIA National Convention Williamsburg, Virginia: Ramada Inn and Conference Center July 31-Aug. 2
1999 30th NIA National Convention Scottsdale, Arizona:  Doubletree Resort June 25-27
2000 31st NIA National Convention Bloomington, Minnesota: Thunderbird Hotel & Convention Center July 27-30
2001 32nd NIA National Convention Atlanta, Georgia:  Renaissance Concourse Hotel July 6-8
2002 33rd NIA National Convention Fort Collins, Colorado:  University Park Holiday Inn July 5-7
2003 34th NIA National Convention Springfield, Ohio:  Clark County Center - Mercantile and annex buildings. June 27-29
2004 35th NIA National Convention New Kensington, Pennsylvania: The Clarion Hotel & Conference Center July 22-25
2005 36th NIA National Convention San Jose, California:  The Doubletree Hotel July 8-10
2006 37th NIA National Convention Austin, Texas:  The Doubletree Hotel July 7-9
2007 38th NIA National Convention Orlando, Florida: The Holiday Inn Hotel June 22-24
2008 39th NIA National Convention Portland, Oregon: Doubletree Hotel July 4-6
2009 40th NIA National Convention Coralville, Iowa: Mariott Hotel July 10-12
2010 41st NIA National Convention Boxborough, Massachusetts: The Holiday Inn Motel July 16-18
2011 42nd NIA National Convention San Jose, California: The Doubletree Hotel July 8-10
2012 43rd NIA National Convention Kansas City, Missouri: The KCI Expo Center June 22-24
2013 44th NIA National Convention Franklin, Tennessee: Mariott Hotel July 19-21
2014 45th NIA National Convention Farmington, New Mexico: McGee Park Convention Center July 3-6
2015 46th NIA National Convention Sandwich, Illinois:  Timber Creek Convention Center July 3-5
2016 47th NIA National Convention Muncie, Indiana: Horizon Convention Center July 28-30

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