For the past 18 months, the Dallas Fort Worth Marine Aquarium Society has been working towards hosting MACNA (the Marine Aquarium Conference of North America) in 2012. For the past 6 months, contracts have been signed and an incredible amount of planning has gone into making sure this will be an event to be remembered.
The Sheraton in downtown Dallas is where MACNA will be held, during the last weekend of September. The hotel can hold 4000 reef addicts, so make plans now to attend. As many of you know, I'm a guy that loves to have fun and we have lots of ideas in the works
Room rates are $114 per night, and the full conference package is $85 this weekend. MACNA lasts three days, and I strongly urge you to plan to attend the full weekend.
This is our 20th anniversary for DFWMAS, and our second time hosting MACNA. That last time was 2002, and was my very first MACNA. I've not missed one since. Every year, speakers share their knowledge, vendors show their products, and attendees soak it all up. And then there's the late night drinking...