SharkCon 2023 happening in Tampa this July – How to secure tickets?

Shark and ocean experts will gather in Tampa this month for SharkCon, preceding the Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week.

The Florida State Fairgrounds will be turned into an event for people of all ages on July 15 and 16 to promote awareness of shark and ocean protection, as well as sustainability, sponsored by National Geographic.

Over 150 merchants of shark and ocean-related products, as well as dozens of non-profits and celebrities, will be on hand for the weekend-long event.

The event costs $5+ for kids and $20+ for adults.

Saturday Schedule

  • Dr. Dave Gallo – American oceanographer, TED speaker, Documentary Contributor
  • Jillian Morris – Marine Biologist, PADI Divemaster, Shark Week Contributor
  • Vicky Vasquez – Marine Science Educator, Shark Week Contributor
  • Dr. Mike Heithaus – Dean, Professor and Director at FIU, Shark Week Contributor

Sunday Schedule

  • Dr. Joseph Dituri – “Dr. Deep Sea,” CEO of Association for Marine Exploration and more recently known for his 100-day mission of living underwater
  • Paul Cox – CEO of Shark Trust
  • Dr. Gisele Montano – Research Associate at SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Reproductive Research Center
  • Yannis Papastamatiou – Professor at FIU, Shark and Predatory fish expert

To know more about this event and purchase tickets, click here.

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