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Repticon Miami
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Next Show TBA
BankUnited Center at the University of Miami
About the Repticon Miami Show:
Repticon's first Miami show was in January 2004, and we're excited to return to Miami after a five year absence! Hosted at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami just 20 minutes southwest of Miami. Repticon Miami will feature an exciting mix of local vendors and top vendors from throughout the country, a great selection of reptiles, amphibians, and pet products, as well as the seminars and activities that only Repticon brings. Get ready for great things in 2015 as the ongoing ultimate Florida reptile experience continues! 

  • Times & Locations
  • Shows & Activities
  • Tickets
  • Vendor Info
  • Press Info
  • FAQ
   
Dates: Next Show TBA
   
   
Location: BankUnited Center at the University of Miami
  1245 Dauer Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Mapclick for map
   
   
Hours: Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00 am)
  Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry)
   
   
Presentations: Plan your day around events happening at these times! (Events & Times Subject to Change)
These are Events & Activities from the March 2015 Show.
Check back for the Next Show.
   
  Saturday
  11:00 am - Beyond the Scale - Conditional Species Permits and Care of Big Snakes
  12:00 pm - Family Reptiles - Live Animal Presentation
  1:00 pm - Iguana Brothers - Live Animal Presentation
  2:00 pm - Ready to Go Reptiles - Axolotls and Other Unusual Amphibians
  3:00 pm - Milton - Why Bedding Matters for Animals
  4:00 pm - Charles Siefert - Big Country from Swamp Wars - Meet and Greet
   
  Sunday
  11:00 am - Beyond the Scale - Conditional Species Permits and Care of Big Snakes
  12:00 pm - Family Reptiles - Live Animal Presentation
  1:00 pm - Iguana Brothers - Live Animal Presentation
  2:00 pm - Charles Siefert - Big Country from Swamp Wars - Meet and Greet
  3:00 pm - Ready to Go Reptiles - Axolotls and Other Unusual Amphibians
   
   
   
   
These are Events & Activities from the March 2015 Show
Check back for the Next Show!
Exoterra Product!
ExoTerra Door Prize Raffle

Thanks to Sponsorship from ExoTerra Repticon will again have one of its greatest Door Prize Raffles ever!  Raffles will be held every hour for multiple prizes throughout the weekend.  Most of the high end products are being held for the special VIP raffle, reserved for those guests who purchase two-day VIP tickets and enter an hour early on Saturday.  Spectacular sponsorship prizes are expected, such as entire ExoTerra Habitat set-ups, and large cage decor such as Waterfalls and Rock Outcrops!  VIP Tickets are available for pre-purchase.  Come out early and be a Repticon VIP guest!

Zoo Med!

Tote Bag Sponsor - Zoo Med!



Thanks to Sponsorship from Zoo Med, early VIP guests to the show will receive a Zoo Med tote bag with product samples, while supplies last! These bags are only available to guests who purchase their VIP tickets online. Check to our tickets page here for information on purchasing an early entry VIP two day ticket!


Turtle Shack



Visit Repticon Sponsor Turtle Shack!




Feeder Source

Feeder Rodents!

Hungry Herps? Get your feeder rodents at Repticon from Feeder Source! To insure the availablity of the feeders you might need, if you would like to place a pre-order from them for pickup at the show contact them here

Premium Crickets

Feeder Insects

Mike Houtzager of Premium Crickets will have them! And your Herps are Hungry! So get them at Repticon!

Bertopia Geckos

Beyond the Scale

Join Bob King with Beyond the Scale Reptiles as he covers the topic of conditional species permits and caring for big snakes.



Family Reptiles

Prada





Family Reptiles


Come meet Prada the two foot baby Albino Alligator!

There are about 65 albino alligators known to exist, most of which have been wild caught.
Unfortunately, after Hurricane Katrina hit Louisiana, there have not been anymore located in the wild.
Only a few clutches have ever been successfully hatched in captivity, so be sure to come see this rare beauty. Also check out their photobooth while at the show!





Inland Bearded


Iguana Bros Reptile and Exotic


Join Iguana Bros Reptile and Exotic for a live animal presentation!










Milton's International



Stop by to see Milton's International as they give an education on their Coconut Husk & Fiber Based Eco-Friendly Reptile Bedding.













Ready to go Reptiles


Ready to Go Reptiles
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Ready to Go Reptiles is bringing to you a live reptile presentation of Axolotls and Other Unusual Amphibians

Joe Richichi of Ready To Go Reptiles is bringing to you the exciting an unusual world of amphibians. If you are not certain if you are water or land dwelling, choose both by delving into this topic about amazing animals not so often discussed even at reptile expos!







Big Country

Captain Chuck Seifert (aka Big Country) from the Animal Planet tv show "Swamp Wars" - Meet & Greet!

Charles began working with the Miami Dade Fire Department as a member of the Venom Response Team, AKA "Venom One" 7 years ago. Due to his work with treating snake bites, catching pythons, and caring for those reptiles in the Miami area, Charles has become somewhat of a "celebrity." He has been featured on Animal Planet, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, History Channel, and a number of other local and national news media outlets. Captain Charles Seifert (a.k.a. Big Country) of "Swamp Wars" fame will be available to pose for pictures and sign autographs.

Visit his sites at:
http://bigcountrysbackyard.com/pages/CharlesSeifert
https://www.facebook.com/CaptChuckBigCountrySeifert?ref=hl

   
   
Online VIP Tickets: This is the link to purchase VIP 2 Day tickets for Miami, which is a special requirement of this venue. 
Please note
 that unfortunately there are substantial Ticketmaster fees for this online option. Again, offering the online advance ticket sale option in this manner is a contractual venue requirement.
   
   
One Day Tickets: Available only at the Door.
  Please note there is a $2 venue surcharge for tickets purchased at the door.
   
   
   
   
   
   
Book Tables: Click HERE for Vendor Booking Form
   
Review Vendor Rules: Click HERE for Vendor Rules
   
Review State Requirments: Click HERE for Florida Laws
   
   
Vendor Contact: Naydine Espinosa
  (321) 445-7409
  naydine@repticon.com
   
   
Table Cost: Two Day Shows
  $95 - One Table
  $75 - Each Additional Table
  $250 - Four Table Package
  $30 - Extra "Back" Table (*limit one per vendor & two table minimum required*)
   
  Electric is included in the costs above.
   
   
Two Day Show Schedule for Vendors:  
  Friday
  2:00pm- 8:00pm Vendor Load-In
  8:00pm- Building is secured. Event staff remains in the venue.
   
  Saturday
  7:00am- 9:00am- Vendor Load-In
  9:00am- Show opens to VIPs only
  10:00am- SHOW OPENS TO GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET HOLDERS.
  3:00pm- Table Payment Due
  5:00pm- Show closes
  5:30pm- Exhibitors exit, event staff remains.
   
  Sunday
  9:00am- Venue open to Exhibitors.
  10:00am- SHOW OPENS.
  4:00pm- Show closes
  4:00pm- 6:00pm- Vendor load-out.
   

To Download a Copy of This Press Release, Click Here
Press Release
Press Release
Press Release

FAQ
(Frequently Asked Questions)

Thank you for visiting the Repticon FAQ page. If the answer to your question isn’t on the page, please shoot us an email at RepticonEvents@repticon.com or visit our contacts page.

Vendor Questions:

Q. Are there any restrictions on the products or animals that can be sold at Repticon?

A. All animals must be healthy and legal to sell within the state. Vendors who intentionally and repeatedly offer illegal or unhealthy animals for sale may be banned from future shows.

Q. What if something is stolen from my table?

A. Each exhibitor is expected to appropriately display their materials and staff their tables in order to prohibit shoplifting or theft. Repticon is not responsible for any theft before, during, or after each event. If you see something that doesn’t look right, please tell us as soon as possible. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE END OF THE SHOW!

Q. How do I book tables at the show? Do I have to pre-pay?

A. To book tables at a Repticon show, either utilize the online booking form here, or contact the Vendor Coordinator for the state in which the show is held, listed here. Although pre-payment is appreciated, vendors in good standing who have vended at prior Repticon expos are not required to pre-pay for tables.

Vendors who have never vended at a Repticon expo must submit a $50 deposit upon booking to secure tables. This $50 deposit is credited towards the total payment due at the show. (For example, a first-time vendor booking one table must submit $50 upon booking, with a balance due of $45 at the show, for a total table cost of $95.

Q. Do I need a banner and fancy neon sign?

A. No neon sign required. However, each exhibitor is expected to create a professional, attractive display area in their space. It is now mandatory that Vendors must have a tablecloth to cover all their tables. If necessary, Repticon will provide them at $3 per table.

Q. Can I let guests hold the animals?

A. Exhibitors who choose to remove non-venomous animals from their enclosures or allow guests to handle their animals are responsible for maintaining control of the animals at all time. Each exhibitor is exclusively liable for any damage to property or personal injury resulting from handling of their live animals on the host facility premises.

Q. An animal escaped...it was my mom’s favorite! What do I do?

A. Each exhibitor is responsible for ensuring that no animals leave their exhibit area unless under the control of an employee or customer. Each vendor is responsible for recapturing any escaped animals without unreasonable disruption to other exhibitors or guests. Any escaped animals must be immediately reported to Repticon. Any lost animals that are found after event hours or after the event closes become the property of Repticon, with no obligation for return to the original owner.

Q. Are there restrictions about Wild-Caught Animals?

A. There is no restriction regarding the sale of legal, wild-caught animals. Exhibitors are not required to display any particular signage, but are required to disclose any pertinent information to interested guests, including whether a particular animal is wild-caught or captive bred.

Guest Questions:

Q. Can I bring beer or funny drugs to the show?

A. No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs are allowed in any Repticon show, and WE WILL ASK YOU TO LEAVE.

Q . Can I hold an animal at the show?

A. Each exhibitor is different so please ask before touching and always use hand sanitizer!

Q. Can I bring my personal animals to Repticon?

A. Guests can bring up to two animals inside the event. We feel strongly that this interaction will provide guests with an additional opportunity to engage in discussion with exhibitors and will generate excitement among event attendees. Animals brought by guests to the event must be in good health and under their control at all times. Any guests who violate that policy will be asked to leave the show.

Q. Can I sell my personal animals at the show?

A. Guests may not bring animals into the event for the purpose of selling them at the event, as only show vendors with appropriate permits may sell animals. Any guests who violate that policy will be asked to leave the show.

Q. Can I bring a venomous animal to a show?

A. Even though we have “hot” shows, venomous animals are never allowed to be brought in to our shows. We have very strict protocols that we follow and want to guarantee the safety of all our guests and exhibitors.

Q. How much are tickets?

A. You can purchase tickets HERE.

Q. You give away FREE animals on FaceBook! How do I win?

A. To learn more about our photo contests, click HERE.

Q. I think an animal is sick or has mites...what do I do?

A. First, talk to the vendor. If you need more assistance, you can always talk to one of the Repticon staff at the Info Booth.

Q. Please tell me, just one more time, what are the show hours?

A. Show hours are: Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00 am) and Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry)

 




  • Exhibitors by Name
  • Exhibitors by Location

Exhibitors from the March 2015 Miami Show

Check back for the Next Show.

*Subject to change*

Vendor
Ashtyn Rance
Bearded Dragon Central
Beyond The Scale Reptiles
Bruce Edelman
Captain Charles Siefert
Citrus Reptiles
DNK Reptiles
DZB Reptiles
Exotic Jungle
Family Reptiles
Feeder Source
Gold Coast Reptiles
Iguana Brothers
Jimenez Reptiles
MILTON
Morph Jungle
Nature Coast Reptiles
Nauti-Lass Critters
Pinellas County Reptiles
Premium Crickets
Ready To Go Reptiles
Shane's Serpents
Snakeology
Snakes at Sunset
TikisGeckos

Booth Number
P (8)
B (1-4)
C (13-16)
C (9-12)
C (13-16)
P (11)
P (1)
P (12)
B (5-8)
B (9-15)
C (1-8)
D (5-7, 10-12)
D (5-7, 10-12)
D (5-7, 10-12)
P (2)
P (3-4)
P (5-6)
P (7)
A (1-10)
B (1-4)
D (8-9)
P (3-4)
P (10)
D (1-4)
P (9)

Exhibitors from the March 2015 Miami Show

Check back for the Next Show.

*Subject to change*

Booth Number
A (1-10)
B (1-4)
B (1-4)
B (5-8)
B (9-15)
C (1-8)
C (13-16)
C (13-16)
C (9-12)
D (1-4)
D (5-7, 10-12)
D (5-7, 10-12)
D (5-7, 10-12)
D (8-9)
P (1)
P (10)
P (11)
P (12)
P (2)
P (3-4)
P (3-4)
P (5-6)
P (7)
P (8)
P (9)
Vendor
Pinellas County Reptiles
Bearded Dragon Central
Premium Crickets
Exotic Jungle
Family Reptiles
Feeder Source
Beyond The Scale Reptiles
Captain Charles Siefert
Bruce Edelman
Snakes at Sunset
Gold Coast Reptiles
Iguana Brothers
Jimenez Reptiles
Ready To Go Reptiles
DNK Reptiles
Snakeology
Citrus Reptiles
DZB Reptiles
MILTON
Morph Jungle
Shane's Serpents
Nature Coast Reptiles
Nauti-Lass Critters
Ashtyn Rance
TikisGeckos