WPA’s Aquatic Experience – Chicago 2016 to Feature Seal Lion Encounter
Sea Lion Splash, the only traveling sea lion experience in the U.S., will feature among the exhibits at the World Pet Association’s (WPA) fourth annual Aquatic Experience – Chicago, Nov. 4 - 6, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center. Attendees will be able to interact with sea lions up close, as well as enjoy additional programs, including piranha tanks, Fish from Around the World displays, a Kids Aquarium Contest and “everything aquatic under one roof” from saltwater and freshwater fish to marine plants and mammals.
Sponsored by Aqueon / Coralife / Kent, Sea Lion Splash offers guests a unique experience with sea lions, as well as the opportunity to learn about these amazing mammals through a 30-minute spell binding show hosted by trainer Surfer Joe. Additional educational seminars at Aquatic Experience – Chicago 2016 on hobbyist and retail topics will feature George Blasiola, Chris Buerner, Sanjay Joshi, Oliver Knott, Chris Lukhaup, Richard Ross and Julian Sprung.
Tickets for Aquatic Experience – Chicago 2016 go on sale to the public in late May. Daily family passes are $25; individual tickets start at $10. Children ages 5 and under are free. Registration for the Kids Aquarium Contest for children ages 5-16 is $5 and includes a 10-gallon aquarium kit plus a wristband for free admission to the show floor with a paying adult.
For more information, visit aquaticexperience.org.