SEATTLE, WA – “Snow in Seattle? C’mon, where do I have to go to get away from this damn stuff?”
That was the reaction of one exhibitor at this year’s Aquaculture America 2014 (AA14) Conference and Trade Show upon arrival at the event in early February.
Fortunately, for the many winter-weary folks coming in from across the country for the show and conference, the snow didn’t last long and definitely did not appear to impact attendance or enthusiasm at the industry’s premier annual event.
Conference organizers estimated turnout at close to 2,000 and that was more than enough to keep the seminar rooms full and most exhibitors busy and happy in the concurrent industry trade show.
As always, a key focus of the conference’s opening plenary session was the presentation of several industry honors and awards.
This year’s recipients of the US Aquaculture Society’s (USAS) annual awards were:
…read the rest and much, much more in Issue 2, 2014 of Fish Farming News.
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