Thursday, November 30, 2023
Blue Wild ExpoThe Blue Wild Expo Set For This Weekend in Ft. Lauderdale

The Blue Wild Expo Set For This Weekend in Ft. Lauderdale


The 9th annual Blue Wild Ocean Adventure and Marine Art Expo is set to take place at the Ft Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center THIS WEEKEND.

Spanning more than 65,000 square feet and featuring more than 160 exhibitors, the interactive Expo will include seminars and demonstrations covering water-sports such as freediving, scuba, spearfishing, lobstering, SUP, and underwater photography and videography.

Speakers for this 9th year of the show include World Champion Freediver Umberto Pelizzari, Spanish World Champion Spearfisher Joseba Kerejeta, award winning cinematographer and author Stan Waterman, TV’s Gatorboy Chris Gillette and TV/Movie star Manny Puig.

Sheri Daye, the event organizer, had this to say:

“We’re so excited about this year’s show.  We’ve got many new exhibitors such as Stuart Cove’s, YETI coolers, Body Glove, Pelagic, and more.  Our show has become a magnet for water sport enthusiasts who love to be in or on the water, and they bring a lot of good energy to the show.  We strive to offer an exciting atmosphere where ocean lovers can see the latest products, get great deals, listen to the best speakers, and meet other water sport enthusiasts, we’re entering our ninth year and the growth has been phenomenal!”

Admission is $25 at the door.  Kids 12 and under are free.  Admission includes entry to the Saturday night Blue Wild After Party at the Courtyard Marriott Fort Lauderdale Beach where guests can mingle with industry experts and celebrities and enjoy music, BBQ and happy hour prices all night. will be in attendance at the Show on booth #416 and will also be providing coverage of the show over the course of the weekend.

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Stephan Whelan
Stephan Whelan
Stephan is the Founder of His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.