Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: July 11 to 12, 2015

 

The Stars of Shark Week Descend on Tampa Bay, July 11 to 12

 

SharkCon is an event that brings those who love the ocean together for a weekend of education and the fun of a Comic Con. SharkCon has something for everyone who loves the ocean.

 

 

Tampa, Florida, July 6, 2015 - Want to see the stars of Shark Week live? Chris Fischer and Captain Brett McBride from Ocearch are the headline speakers and will be talking about the Twitter Sensation shark Mary Lee as well as all their rock star sharks, along with Steve Alten author of the Meg Series, Duncan Brake from BBC's series Shark, Mark Simmons author of Killing Keiko, Derek Burkholder from Guy Harvey's Shark Institute, and much more.

 

SharkCon 2015 (www.sharkcon.com) will take place in Tampa, FL at the Florida State Fairgrounds inside their Expo Hall (4800 US Highway 301 N.), July 11 and 12 from 9am-6pm.

 

The event is family friendly with a focus on the oceans and fun of a comic con. The event is sponsored by the Florida Aquarium. There will be ocean themed vendors, exhibits from the Florida Aquarium and Sea World, 22 foot shark slide, kids activities, a performance by Left Shark from the Superbowl, two couples will get legally married by a shark under a set of Megalodon shark jaws with a court of mermaids and mascots, and of course the speakers. There will also be a tank with mermaids performing all day, including the world famous Fish Hawk Mermaid.  There is a pool for those who want to try out scuba for the first time. And for fun there will be Mick Foley from the WWE.  Proceeds of the event benefit shark conservation and research.

 

Admission is 14.95 adults, 4.99 Kids (2-15).

 

Contact Spencer Steward at 941-539-0833 to schedule interviews and for information. www.sharkcon.com

 

Chris Fischer

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Spencer Steward

Email: spencer@shark-con.com

Phone: (941) 539-0833

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

Ocean Endeavors Inc.

4618 Ridgecliff Drive, Brandon, Florida, 33511

Web: www.sharkcon.com

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: SharkCon 2015

Event Date: July 11 to 12, 2015, 9am-6pm.

Event Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 US Highway 301 N., Tampa, FL

Admission: 14.95 Adults, 4.99 Kids (2-15)

Web: www.sharkcon.com

Contact: Spencer Steward, spencer@shark-con.com, (941) 539-0833

Description: Want to see the stars of Shark Week live? Chris Fischer and Captain Brett McBride from Ocearch are the headline speakers and will be talking about the Twitter Sensation shark Mary Lee as well as all their rock star sharks, along with Steve Alten author of the Meg Series, Duncan Brake from BBC's series Shark, Mark Simmons author of Killing Keiko, Derek Burkholder from Guy Harvey's Shark Institute, and much more.

 


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