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Reef-A-Palooza Orlando

DATE: April 6-7, 2019
VENUE: Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld

6677 Sea Harbor Dr. Orlando, FL 32821

Reef-A-Palooza is going on it’s 6th consecutive year in Central Florida. The show has grown in both attendance and vendor booths count each and every year. As the demand for the event has grown our requirements for more space has lead us to relocate the event in 2019. We are pleased to announce that in 2019 we have moved, join us at our new location the Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld in Orlando, Florida on April 6-7, 2019.

 

Immerse yourself with the latest products and hottest corals on the showroom floor and then head out to experience Orlando. Choose between all of Orlando’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 Orlando

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

Reef Builders- All The Pretty Corals From Reef-A-Palooza Orlando 2018

Afishionado Channel- Reef-A-Palooza Orlando 2018 Eye Candies

Reef-A-Palooza Orlando 2018 PreShow Line-Up

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 Orlando 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 Orlando 2019.

  • DAY 1: SATURDAY, ARPIL 6, 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

  • DAY 2: SUNDAY, ARPIL 7, 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.

PRESENTED BY…

Dr. Timothy A. Hovanec is the Founder and CEO of DrTim’s Aquatics, LLC. a leading provider of innovative natural bacterial-based products to the aquarium industry including One and Only Live Nitrifying Bacteria.

 

Dr. Hovanec holds over 13 U.S. and foreign patents and has authored numerous papers on aquatic microbiology, water quality and filtration techniques for closed system life-support systems (many of which can be accessed at www.drtimsaquatics.com).

 

 

Colin Foord is a marine biologist, coral aquaculturist, artist, photographer, and filmmaker educated at the University of Miami. He is co-founder of the marine biological art duo Coral Morphologic wherein he manages the world’s only multi-media coral aquaculture studio in the heart of Miami.

 

It is Coral Morphologic’s mission to hybridize art and science in such a manner that people of all ages will be inspired to consider the mysteries of life on Earth while under the influence of the corals’ fluorescent cosmic spell.

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.

 

 

Tickets

Purchase Your Tickets. Cash Only at the Door.

  • General Pass - $20

    • $20 Per Person – 1 Day Pass
    • Admission Valid April 6 or April 7
    • Children 10 and Younger Free

  • Diamond Pass - $100

    • $100 Per Person – 3 Day Pass
    • Admission Friday, April 5 at 2:30 PM
    • Early Admission Saturday, April 6 at 7:00 AM
    • Early Admission Sunday, April 7 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

Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld

6677 Sea Harbor Dr. Orlando, FL 32821

Reef-A-Palooza Orlando 2019 has changed locations. We welcome you to our new home at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, ideally located a few miles from many attractions.

 

You’ll be close to SeaWorld, Disney, Universal, International Drive, as well as many of Orlando’s finest restaurants, attractions, theaters, shopping and nightspots. You’ll want to explore this friendly city. Reservations can also be made by contacting the hotel’s dedicated Group Reservations number directly at 1-800-266-9432 or our hotel’s main line at 1-407-351-5555 and mention our group, Reef-A-Palooza.

Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld

BOOK AT THE SPECIAL RATES. HURRY SPACE IS LIMITED.

Frequently Asked Questions

Tradeshow Details

Where Does Reef-A-Palooza Orlando 2019 Take Place?

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr, Orlando, FL 32821

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 IS PARKING?

Self parking charge is $9.00 per day per vehicle. This is a special negotiated rate for exhibitors and attendees. All discounted parking tickets must be paid for and validated inside the show venue in the Ocean's Foyer.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST TO ATTEND?

Tickets are priced at $20.00 per person per day. Tickets purchased online can be used for either Saturday or Sunday. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Children 10 and under are free.

WHAT TIME DOES THE EVENT START AND END EACH DAY?

Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7, 2019 - 11am-6pm

WHERE IS THE CLOSEST AIRPORT?

Orlando International Airport (MCO), just 20 minutes away from the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®.

DOES THE VENUE HAVE CASH MACHINES?

Yes, ATMs will be available.

ARE THERE ANY DISCOUNTS OFFERED?

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

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 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 Orlando. Reef-A-Palooza Orlando Attention: Free Raffle Ticket 11765 South Orange Blossom Trail Suite D Orlando, FL 32837

Things to Do

Explore Orlando After Reef-A-Palooza

NIGHTLIFE & ENTERTAINMENT

Orlando is just as fun after dark as it is during the day. Visit our entertainment complexes, see a show at a dinner theater or crack up at a comedy club.

RESTAURANTS

Whether you’re looking for a neighborhood café or a kid-friendly eatery, Orlando offers an eclectic mix of dining experiences at a variety of price points.

THEME PARKS

Explore what’s new at Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Orlando Resort™, SeaWorld® Orlando and other world-famous theme parks.

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 Orlando 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 ORLANDO, APRIL 6-7, 2019