The online registration is now closed. Thank you to everyone who has registered for the weekend!
We welcome walk-in registrations from 10am-8pm on Friday and from 8am-1pm on Saturday!
Our HUGE Sunday auction is free and open to the public, so if you were unable to attend the convention, please plan on joining us on Sunday!
While online registration is closed, financial donations for our conservation recipients and to support the NEC as a Patron can still be made through the "Convention Registration" tab.
See you at the convention!
The NEC is now able to accept major credit cards at this year's convention. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express can be used for registration and at the Sunday auction.
New York Invasive Species Regulations
The Department Of Agriculture and the Department of Conservation have implemented a new list of prohibited and regulated species.
The new regulations ( 6nycrrpart575 ) deal with the selling of species in the State of NY. This article deals with the new regulated fish and aquatic vertebrates.
The new regulated listings as follows:
Carassius Auratis. Goldfish
Cyprinus carpio. Koi
Ppterois miles pterois volitanis. Lionfish
Zenopus lavris African Claw Frog
TIME FOR THAT FISH CLUB DAY TRIP?
* FRIDAY: Enjoy 5 Speaker Programs, Welcome Goodie Bag, Livestock/Dry Good vendors and manufacturers, Room Sales vendors, IGEES Guppy Show, Photo Contest Critique Session, Tasting Station, Italian Buffet Dinner with Keynote Speaker, and Evening Hospitality Room! Meet hobbyists from around the region! Only $50 NEC Member, $60 non-NEC, $40 Junior <18.
* SATURDAY: Enjoy 10 Speaker Programs including hot/cold Buffet Breakfast with Keynote Speaker, Welcome Goodie Bag, 10+ Livestock/Dry Good vendors and manufacturers, Room Sales vendors, IGEES Guppy Show, Club Tables & Sales, Photo Contest entries/winners, and Evening Hospitality Room! Meet hobbyists from around the region! Friday and Saturday combined (without dinner Buffet) is only $70 for NEC members, $80 non-NEC, $40 Junior (<18) with …Add on Friday Night’s AMAZING Italian Buffet for only $30 NEC member, $35 non-NEC…Add on Sat. Night’s Cash Bar Mixer followed by Buffet BANQUET with Keynote Speaker for only $40 NEC member, $45 non-NEC!
* SUNDAY: Attend the Northeast’s Mega Auction of fish/plants/inverts/dry goods from around the Region, plus Vendors and Brunch for purchase! Bring items to auction, or just come to observe or bid! Only $2 Bidder Card! Open to the public.
* WEEKEND: All the above plus $10 in raffle tickets for a $100 cash prize. Only $135 NEC Member, $145 Non-Member, Junior $105 (<18).
ONLINE REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO MAR 14th! Walk-In rates then apply.
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MAR 20-22 2015 NEC AQUARIUM CONVENTION!
Convention Show Update
International Guppy Education and Exhibition Society
Mail-in entries will be coming from around the world!
The Fancy Guppy club of UK is sending fish. We will be receiving entries from Asia as well as from The Oregon Guppy Club and The Houston Guppy club. Boston Guppy Club will also be entering pairs in the show.
The show is heating up! "Team Guppyplace" is challenging all comers to a "Guppyplace Guppy Beauty Contest Team Challenge". The rules are simple. You get 3-5 team members to send a pair of guppies to the show and the team whose guppies get the most votes by peoples choice wins.
Which team do you want to win? Attend YOUR convention,visit the Guppy Show and VOTE for your favorite entry!