AQUAH: A new UK aquatic and reptile show for 2024

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A brand new aquatic and reptile show, AQUAH, is coming to the NAEC in Stoneleigh, Kenilworth on 21st - 22nd September 2024, and with a prospective footfall of up to 5000 visitors, it is set to become the UK's largest show of its kind.

What is AQUAH?

The AQUAH Aquatics Show is a new event coming in September 2024 the brainchild of Aqua Group, formerly known as Reef Aquatics, Market Rasen. 

The show takes place from 10am to 5.30pm Saturday 21st September, and from 10am to 4.00pm Sunday 22nd September at the NAEC in Stoneleigh, Kenilworth. Both guest ticket and exhibitor passes can be purchased on the AQUAH website.

A single day pass for guests costs just £12 per attendee, while a two-day pass costs £19 per attendee. Children under 12 go free when accompanied by an adult. 

What is there to do at AQUAH 2024?

Inspired by American aquatic shows, AQUAH will showcase a vast array of aquatic plants and fish, as well as Japanese koi and marine fishes; exotic reptiles, amphibians and other invertebrates. 

It will also feature an impressive selection of both domestically-grown and internationally-sourced corals, fostering a unique environment for networking and socialising amongst aquarium hobbyists, and bridging the gap between private enjoyment and public exhibition.

Complementing the networking and product demonstrations, AQUAH will also host various activities and attractions such as live speakers, awards for the best and most creative stands, and an aquascape-off contest and raffle, among other competitions. Further details on these features will be announced in due course.

In addition to the opportunity to expand their collections of corals, plants and equipment, attendees will also be able to ask questions of long-time hobbyists and professionals alike, who have amassed years of experience in caring for aquatic and reptilian livestock.

Whether you're looking to adopt the newest technologies or explore emerging trends, AQUAH is the place to be.

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Fishkeeping and Aquatic Experts at AQUAH

Attendees at AQUAH will have the opportunity to delve into the latest innovations and technological advancements that have revolutionised the aquatics and reptile-keeping hobbies. The event showcases cutting-edge products and services that enhance the accessibility and enjoyment of these pursuits.

Nick Hugill, Chief Executive Officer, Aqua Group, said, “We are thrilled to be delivering AQUAH 2024. The show is years in the making, curated in response to the growing passion and enthusiasm within the UK for aquatics and reptiles. AQUAH is more than just an event; it’s a celebration of a vibrant community coming together.”

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Further information about AQUAH Aquatic Show

The AQUAH aquatic show was born from the need for a much-deserved event for the ever-expanding and passionate UK aquatics and reptile community. Enthusiasts will have access to a diverse range of exotic reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates, along with freshwater plants and fish, Japanese Koi, marine fish and quality imported and aqua cultured corals 'home grown' by vendors across the country.

Catering and refreshments will be available on site from the food and drinks stalls. Alcoholic beverages will also be available, but will only be served to customers providing identification confirming their age.

While fish and reptiles are for display purposes only (sales are prohibited within the event premises), corals can be traded and sold at the venue.

For more details, you can check out the AQUAH website, or for details of bookings and sponsorship, email [email protected]