Reef-A-Palooza New York

DATE: June 22-23, 2019
VENUE: Meadowlands Exposition Center

355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094

Reef-A-Palooza New York is going on it’s 5th year in bringing to the Northeast the largest saltwater aquarium show in America. Join us at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey on June 22-23, 2019.

 

Immerse yourself with the latest products and hottest corals on the showroom floor and then head out to experience New York. Choose between all of New York’s top restaurants, nightlife spots, shopping districts, sporting events, museums and performing arts.

 

Reef-A-Palooza can best be described as an indoor marketplace where sellers, exhibitors, and hobbyists of all types can buy, sell, trade, showcase their products to the marine hobbyist community.

Sneek Peek: Reef-A-Palooza New York

See below for a preview on what to expect when you attend Reef-A-Palooza New York.

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Why Should You Attend Reef-A-Palooza?

CONNECT

Create vital connections by socializing with speakers, business owners, industry leaders, authors, scientists and hobbyists.

EXPLORE

Explore products and technologies. Purchase the hottest new corals or see new cutting edge equipment.

EDUCATE

Educate yourself by attending lectures from industry leaders. We recruit the industry’s highest rated speakers.

Schedule

Reef-A-Palooza New York is packed with an impressive lineup of events throughout the day. Don’t miss out on the showroom floor where you can purchase the hottest new corals or see new cutting edge equipment.  Attend lectures from industry leaders, and don’t forget to enter the daily raffle drawings to win coveted prizes. Explore the calendar for the times and dates of the events at Reef-A-Palooza New York 2019.

  • DAY 1: SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2019

    • 11:00 AM – Show Room Floor Open
    • 12:30 PM – Speaker
    • 2:30 PM – Speaker – Joe Yaiullo
    • 4:00 PM – Raffle
    • 6:00 PM – Show Room Floor Close

  • DAY 2: SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2019

    • 11:00 AM – Show Room Floor Open
    • 12:30 PM – Speaker
    • 2:30 PM – Speaker
    • 4:00 PM – Raffle
    • 6:00 PM – Show Room Floor Close

2

DAYS

100+

VENDORS

4

SPEAKERS

110+

RAFFLE PRIZES

Speakers

Reef-A-Palooza is packed with an impressive lineup of speakers with in-depth case studies, eye opening sessions, and enlightening Q&As at the end of every session. Check out our lineup. Stay tuned for information.

Julian Sprung is a graduate of the University of Florida, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology, and is President of the aquarium industry company Two Little Fishies, Inc. that he co-founded in 1991.

 

Julian became known to the aquarium hobby through his monthly column Reef Notes in FAMA magazine, and many years of traveling the lecture circuit at aquarium club meetings and exhibitions around the world. His books include The Reef Aquarium, volumes One, Two and Three, which he co-authored with J. Charles Delbeek, Corals: A Quick Reference Guide, Invertebrates: A Quick Reference Guide, and Algae: A Problem Solver Guide.

 

 

Nicole (Nikki) Helgason is a PADI Dive Instructor with nine years of professional dive experience. Nicole has taught scuba diving in Canada, Dominican Republic and Indonesia, and has managed dive centers in Mozambique and Baja, Mexico. Nicole has a Bachelors degree in Coastal Geography from the University of Victoria and is passionate about coral restoration and coral reefs.

Joe Yaiullo is well known as the curator and co-founder of the Long Island Aquarium and its infamous (and world recognized) 20,000-gallon reef aquarium. Not only has Joe’s “tank” inspired the general public to become passionate about oceanic ecosystems, it’s served as a staging point for hobby (and public aquaria) progression. Many methodologies adopted by home aquarists are systems that Joe Yaiullo pioneered in his massive reef display.

 

In addition to his public outreach accolades, Joe continues to promote reef keeping as a hobby and networks with aquarists. He also serves as Long Island Reef Association’s president, and has for the over 15 years.

Tickets

Purchase Your Tickets. Cash Only at the Door.

  • Pre-Purchase General Pass - $20

    • $20 Per Person – 1 Day Pass
    • Admission Valid June 22 or June 23
    • Children 10 and Younger Free
    • Limited Time Only. Prices will increase to $25 on June 22, 2019

  • Diamond Pass - $100

    • $100 Per Person – 3 Day Pass
    • Admission Friday, June 21 at 2:30 PM
    • Early Admission Saturday, June 22 at 7:00 AM
    • Early Admission Sunday, June 23 at 9:00 AM
    • 1 Raffle Sheet

Don’t miss out on all the fun, purchase your tickets today.
Cash only at the door.

Show Room Floor

Find your way around the show.

The exhibit hall features nearly 200 vendors. The current floor plan is reflective of exhibitors that have been plotted so far in the booth selection process. Booths represented as RED are reserved. Stay up to date with the new exhibitor additions.

 

If you are interested in exhibiting, please reach out to the Exhibition Sales team at info@reefapaloozashow.net to reserve your space now.

WANT TO KNOW WHERE TO FIND YOUR WAY AROUND THE SHOW? 
DOWNLOAD THE FLOORPLAN.

Hotel & Travel

Reef-A-Palooza New York returns to the Meadowlands Exposition Center, ideally located next door to the Embassy Suites by Hilton Secaucus Meadowlands and the Holiday Inn: Secaucus Meadowlands. Space is limited, so book your room right away.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Secaucus Meadowlands

Embassy Suites By Hilton Secaucus Meadowlands
455 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094

GROUP RATE
King Suites $200.00 USD/Per Night | Double Suites: $210.00 USD/Per Night

Available: June 19-24,2019
Book by May 30, 2019

Phone: 201-809-4148

Holiday Inn: Secaucus Meadowlands

Holiday Inn: Secaucus Meadowlands
300 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094

GROUP RATE
Standard Room $159.00 USD/Per Night

Available: June 20-24, 2019
Book by May 30, 2019

Phone: 877-666-3243

Frequently Asked Questions

Tradeshow Details

Where Does Reef-A-Palooza New York 2019 Take Place?

Meadowlands Exposition Center, 355 Plaza Drive Secaucus, NJ 07094. Stay close to the Meadowlands Exposition Center by booking your stay at one of our Reef-A-Palooza sponsored hotels.

WHAT IS REEF-A-PALOOZA AND WHO IS IT FOR?

Reef-A-Palooza is an indoor marketplace where sellers, exhibitors, and hobbyists of all types can buy, sell, trade, showcase their products to the marine hobbyist community.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST TO ATTEND?

Online Pre-Purchase General tickets are priced at $20.00 per day per person. General ticket prices will increase to $25.00, the day of the show, (Saturday, June 22 & Sunday, June 23). Tickets purchased can be used for either Saturday or Sunday. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Children 10 and under are free.

HOW MUCH IS PARKING?

Parking is free.

WHAT TIME DOES THE EVENT START AND END EACH DAY?

Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23, 2019 - 11am-6pm

ARE THERE ANY DISCOUNTS OFFERED?

Children 10 and under are free. No other discounts apply.

DOES THE VENUE HAVE CASH MACHINES?

Yes, ATMs will be available.

WHERE IS THE CLOSEST AIRPORT?

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) 13 miles from Meadowlands Exposition Center.

WHAT IS YOUR TICKET CANCELLATION POLICY?

No refunds will be given.

HOW CAN I PURCHASE TICKETS?

Tickets are not available for purchase at the moment. However, you will be able to purchase tickets online or at the show. Tickets purchased online can be used for either Saturday or Sunday. If you purchase tickets at the show only cash will be accepted.

RAFFLE

No purchase necessary to enter raffle. You can pick up one free raffle ticket the day of the show at the show location or you can request one free raffle ticket by mail. Additional raffle tickets are available for purchase at the show. Must be present the day and time of the raffle to win. To request one free raffle ticket, please send a self addressed stamped envelope to Reef-A-Palooza New York. Reef-A-Palooza New York Attention: Free Raffle Ticket 11765 South Orange Blossom Trail Suite D Orlando, FL 32837

Things to Do

Explore New York After Reef-A-Palooza

NIGHTLIFE

NYC is rightfully known for its nightlife. Whether that means sophisticated cocktail dens, friendly dive bars or bottle-service-only dance clubs, the City’s after-dark entertainment is just as electrifying as it ever was.

RESTAURANTS

Your eating choices in New York City are as limitless as your cravings. The City has thousands of places featuring cuisines from around the world.

ATTRACTIONS

There’s so much to see and do in New York City that you could spend years here and still not get to it all—Take a look here, and then start planning your trip.

BRING THE FAMILY AND PLAN YOUR TRIP

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Don’t miss out on all the fun, purchase your tickets today.
Cash only at the door.

Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities

Interested in being a Sponsor or Exhibitor for Reef-A-Palooza New York 2019?

Each year thousands of hobbyists and professionals come to Reef-A-Palooza to look for products and services that will enable them to develop their reefing skills, solve reef-keeping challenges and find inspiration to create amazing reef tanks. Most of Reef-A-Palooza attendees directly purchase or recommend the purchase of reef products and services. By exhibiting in 2019 you’ll reach thousands of new prospects each year.

At Reef-A-Palooza your brand will be seen by thousands of hobbiyist, thinkers and doers. Reach the A-List speakers, shot-calling attendees and thousands more who visit the conference annually. If you want to sell your product or service, Reef-A-Palooza is the perfect place to be. Get the most from your visit to Reef-A-Palooza by expanding your reach through marketing and PR. Contact us about our promotional opportunities and find more ways to promote your brand at the show.

RETURNING EXHIBITORS

CONTACT:
KRISTINE TURNIER
SHOW MANAGEMENT
INFO@REEFAPALOOZASHOW.NET

NEW EXHIBITORS/SPONSORS

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SEE YOU IN NEW YORK, JUNE 22-23, 2019