Anybody going to the 2021 Reef-A-Palooza?

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The 2 sessions per day and cost of $25 per session is kind of funky, but it keeps the numbers down in the venue which is probably a good thing.

I'm considering driving up Saturday morning, doing the afternoon session and then a late night drive home.
 
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The 2 sessions per day and cost of $25 per session is kind of funky, but it keeps the numbers down in the venue which is probably a good thing.

I'm considering driving up Saturday morning, doing the afternoon session and then a late night drive home.
i MIGHT DO THE 9AM-130PM. But I dont know if its worth going..
 

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I have never been, but looking at the website for it, it seems a little weird to me. 2 blocks each day with a limit of 1000 people per block. I feel like at that point, does it really matter about limiting people due to COVID? That's still a TON of people for a venue.
 

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I have never been, but looking at the website for it, it seems a little weird to me. 2 blocks each day with a limit of 1000 people per block. I feel like at that point, does it really matter about limiting people due to COVID? That's still a TON of people for a venue.
The venue is really big. Im more concerned about the prices for corals VS what I can get here in Miami. If the drive is even worth it
 
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I am vaccinated, resuming work travel in the Fall and expect to celebrate the end of this nightmare by attending the October show in Chicago. Should be fun!
Ditto. I asked my wife if we could go ahead and make hotel reservations, but she's afraid it still might not happen.
 

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I have never been, but looking at the website for it, it seems a little weird to me. 2 blocks each day with a limit of 1000 people per block. I feel like at that point, does it really matter about limiting people due to COVID? That's still a TON of people for a venue.
So far lots of the trade shows have been pretty well spread out and decently socially distanced.

I'll be at the RAP Orlando.
 
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While we're on the topic, @revhtree will R2R be at Reefapalooza Chicago this year? Sorry @Ron Reefman. Not trying to hitchhike the thread.
Not a problem. I wonder if R2R will be at RAP in Orlando. I just read that MACNA cancelled for this year in Atlanta... I was hoping to go.
 
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What are prices like at these things?
IMHO, not much different than online or at an LFS.

If you are there late on Sunday some times you can get a deal. Especially if you buy a volume so they don't have to haul them home.
 

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I’m going Saturday and doing the first block and the second block then driving home. We are going up Friday night and getting a hotel. Hopefully find the guys with seven seas, I heard they set it off right.
 

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Not sure which day/session, but I am going to go. All vaxxed up with someplace to go!

As to the question about pricing, whatever is still in stock by the last session will be dirt cheap. The vendors know that half of it will be dead by the time they get it back to the shop.
 
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