MACNA 2018 will be held in Las Vegas Nevada for the 30th year anniversary. The show will be held September 7th – September 9th at the at the Westgate Resort and Convention Center just off the world famous Las Vegas Strip. This announcement also marks the date that that Elvis Presley passed away 40 years ago today.
Starting in 2018, MACNA® will be planned, executed, and managed by MASNA. All previous shows, including MACNA New Orleans (next week) have been put on by local clubs in the host city. Local marine aquarium societies will continue to benefit from MACNA, assisting with on the ground logistics and on-site volunteers who will remain a vital part in ensuring the continued success of MACNA.
Below is the official press release from MASNA.
August 16, 2017, Las Vegas, NV,
The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA®) is proud to announce that MACNA® 2018 will be held in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7 – 9, 2018, at the Westgate Resort and Convention Center just off the world famous Las Vegas strip.
MACNA® 2018 is proudly sponsored by: Triton, Central Aquatics, Neptune Systems, Innovative Marine, Two Little Fishies, LiveAquaria.com, Rod’s Foods, Fritz Aquatics, Chemipure, Eshoppes, Sicce, Reef Hobbyist Magazine, CORAL Magazine, and many more!
MACNA® is the marine aquarium industry’s longest-running and most renowned trade show, boasting three full days of networking, education, and exchange with over 170 exhibitors and thousands of attendees in some of the country’s most iconic destinations annually.
From lectures by the industry’s leading conservationists, authors, and scientists, to a backstage glimpse at the most innovative corals, livestock, and cutting-edge products the industry has to offer, MACNA® is a can’t-miss event.
Starting in 2018, MACNA® will be planned, executed, and managed by MASNA®, marking not only the 30th anniversary of the show but also a brand new chapter in its distinguished history. Local marine aquarium societies will continue to benefit from MACNA, assisting with on the ground logistics and on-site volunteers who will remain a vital part in ensuring the continued success of MACNA.
MASNA® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization composed of marine aquarium clubs, individual hobbyists, and industry partners from North America and beyond that strives to provide leadership to the marine aquarium industry through education, research, and the promotion of sustainable propagation and captive breeding efforts.
MASNA® is proud to provide management of MACNA® once again and in line with MASNA® values will ensure consistency, and quality through continued funding and market-driven innovation. MACNA® is a registered trademark of the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA®). For more information on MASNA®, please visit www.masna.org.
For more information on MACNA® 2018, please visit www.macna.org.