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Why Should You Attend Reef-A-Palooza Orlando?
Socialize with Speakers, Business Owners, Industry Leaders, Authors, Scientists and Hobbyists.
Purchase the hottest new corals or see new cutting edge equipment.
Attend lectures from Industry Leaders. We recruit the industry’s highest rated speakers.
Vincent Chalias began his education in marine aquaculture in southern France. He has been in Indonesia since 1998, working as quality controller for one of the biggest European importers (Amblard S.A).
Vincent has brought the hobby many varieties of Acropora and other Indonesian corals; from the classic Efflos (Acropora efflorescens) that he first found in southern Bali, to the Red Dragon, and more recently, the Bali Short Cake, Pikachu or Indonesian green apple Spathulata.
Vincent is also an avid underwater photographer and is always on the lookout for special and new variety of corals.
SATURDAY 12:30 PM
Mark is the creator and star of Mr. Saltwater Tank TV a web-based TV show that not only entertains audiences, but educates them as well.
Since starting Mr. Saltwater Tank TV in 2010, Mark has created over 260 Mr. Saltwater Tank TV episodes resulting in over 11,400,000 views worldwide. The show has attracted 50,000+ YouTube subscribers and 47,500 + fans on Facebook.
In addition to Mr. Saltwater Tank TV, Mark has authored and co-authored 6 books on including The No-Nonsense Guide to Setting Up A Saltwater Tank Volume One and Volume Two, The Ultimate Guide to Saltwater Tank Cruise Control, The No-Nonsense Guide to Preventing and Curing Nuisance Algae Outbreaks, The No-Nonsense Guide to Marine Fish Diseases, Treatments and Quarantine, and Pre-Travel Planning and Preparation: A Pocket Guide for Saltwater Tank Owners His writing also includes 5 authored or co-authored articles for international magazines such as Tropical Fish Hobbyist and Marine Habitat Magazine.
SATURDAY 2:30 PM
Julian Sprung is an American writer on marine aquarium fishkeeping. He is an alumnus of the University of Florida where he studied zoology, graduating in 1988.
Sprung has authored articles in aquarium hobby publications such as Freshwater And Marine Aquarium, Seascope, Advanced Aquarist Online, Aquarium Frontiers, Marine and Reef Aquarium USA, Practical Fishkeeping, Tropical Fish Hobbyist, and Coral. He is one of the authors of The Reef Aquarium 3-volume book series (self-published), and is a frequent lecturer at reef aquarium hobby conventions and gatherings.
SUNDAY 12:30 PM
Dr. Joshi is a Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State University, and he’s also a dedicated reefer. He co-manages Penn State’s 500-gallon reef aquarium and has his own 500-gallon reef tank in his home. His trials and tribulations with his tank are well noted in online articles and reef forums. Dr. Joshi has published several articles in magazines and online forms and he lectures at trade shows around the country.
SUNDAY 2:30 PM
Plus Many More Vendors
Raffle Prizes and Counting
Become a Sponsor/Exhibitor?
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 2017 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.
Things To Do In Orlando
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