43rd East Coast Commercial Fishermen’s & Aquaculture Trade Exposition

Roland E. Powell Convention Center

Ocean City, Maryland

January 12th-14th, 2018

The East Coast Commercial Fishermen’s and Aquaculture Trade Expo is the only commercial fishing show produced in the Mid-Atlantic region. Each year thousands of commercial fishermen, charterboat captains, aquaculturists, scientists, educators and public from Maine to Florida enjoy the show.


We are looking forward to making Expo 2018 the best one to yet.


All of us at the Maryland Watermen’s Association look forward to seeing you in Ocean City, MD at the Expo January 12-14, 2018.


In case you missed last year’s show, here is an excellent snippet courtesy of David Kaltenbach of Kaltenbach Productions.


Hotel Accommodations

The Clarion Fontainebleau is the Headquarter Hotel for the 2018 Expo. It is also the site of the Maryland Watermen’s Association’s annual cocktail party, which will be held Friday, January 12, 2018.

Clarion Fontainebleau Hotel, 101st Street and Coastal Highway, single or double rooms available from $77/ night. Reservations: 800-638-2100

Fairfield Inn & Suites, 2501 Philadelphia Ave; Ocean City, MD 21842 Rooms available from $70/ night. Reservations: 410-289-5000. You can also book online: http://bit.ly/2yqvBBL

Hilton Suites Ocean City, 32nd Street and Oceanfront. Thurs: $99; Fri-Sat: $119; Sun: $99 Reservations: 410-289-6444

Holiday Inn, 67th and Oceanfront. Thurs: $49;  Fri.–Sat: $69; Sun: $49. Reservations: 800-837-3588

Quality Inn Oceanfront, 54th Street and Oceanfront. Oceanfront efficiency rooms (kitchenette with full-size refrigerator). Rate: Fri. & Sat.: $89; Sun.: $64 Reservations: (410) 524-7200


Seminar Schedule

Coming soon!

Exhibitor List

Comming soon!

For Vendors:

 If you are a business interested in exhibiting at our show, please check out our exhibitor brochure. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at 410-216-6610 or info@marylandwatermen.com

Top photograph courtesy of Jay Fleming

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