The 29th Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA®) will be hosted in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 25th-27th 2017 by Bayou Reefkeeping (the local reef club). As always, attendee’s will be able to stay at the conference location, which will be at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and Hilton Riverside Hotel. It’s always best to book early, as the available rooms fill up quickly!
MACNA® is quite an experience! If you have not yet had the chance to go, start saving for New Orleans! Reef keepers and manufacturers from all over the world attend what is widely considered the top trade show and conference in the industry. Whether you want to browse the latest products and enter the many raffles hosted by sponsors, or get technical by attending the speaker talks, there is something for everyone. MACNA 2017 speakers include Sanjay Joshi, Walt Smith and Mark Levenson just to name a few!
If you have the opportunity to take a trip to New Orleans next year, August will be a great month to visit! There are lots of local attractions and restaurants to visit while you are there too! The official MACNA® website has lots of info about the host city, dining, activities and other entertainment to enjoy while you’re there. www.macnaconference.org/2017.