Blue wild ocean adventure and marine art expo
Posted on: 02/21/2014
February 22, 2014 - February 23, 2014
The Blue Wild Ocean Adventure and Marine Art Expo will feature the top names in freediving, spearfishing, scuba diving, underwater photography and videography, marine artists, and other exhibitors from around the world. The event spans 30,000 square feet of exhibition hall space with an additional 10,000 square feet of seminar/workshop space. Celebrity speakers include Austrian, Herbert Nitsch, the "deepest man on earth"; author and Emmy Award winning filmmaker Stan Waterman; outdoorsman and TV star Manny Puig; world spearfishing champion Joseba Kerejeta from Spain; and others. The event will also feature the latest gear and accessories for scuba, freediving, spearfishing, surfing, underwater photography and videography as well as outdoor apparel, jewelry, and world-class marine art from artists including Cary Chen, Pascal Lecocq, Susannah Waterman, Gar Waterman, Randall Scott, Steve Ozment, Craig Dietrich, Don Ray, K.C. Scott, Caleb Goins, among others. Admission is $20 at the door and includes entry to the Saturday night Blue Wild After Party at the Courtyard Marriott Ft. Lauderdale Beach where guests can mingle with industry celebrities and enjoy door prizes, BBQ and happy hour specials. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The Blue Wild After Party is from 7:30 to 11 p.m.