ICAST 2014 Registration And Other Important Information
April 15, 2014
Register Now for ICAST 2014!
Don’t wait a minute more! Register now for ICAST 2014 – the world’s largest recreational fishing trade show – being held July 15 – 18, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla! Your ICAST/IFTD badge gives you access to the entire show floor! Experient, Inc. is the only company authorized to make hotel reservations at the official ICAST hotels and register for your show badge. Click here for a list of the official hotels and a map of their locations. Register now for ICAST 2014!
If you have already registered for the show: thank you and we’ll see you in Orlando!
ESPN’s Lee Corso is the Industry Breakfast Speaker
Lee Corso, one of ESPN’s most knowledgeable, opinionated and entertaining college football analysts, is this year’s State of the Industry Breakfast keynote speaker. The breakfast is being held Wednesday, July 16, 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m., at the Orange County Convention Center.
Tickets are required and can be purchased by calling Experient customer service at (301) 694-5243 or when you register for the show. Your show badge does not include the Industry Breakfast.
Download the Awesome ICAST App!
The brand new ICAST mobile app will help make your ICAST experience one of the best ever - all from the palm of your hand. The app has many helpful features that will help exhibitors and attendees alike with content such as maps, events, business sessions and exhibitors. To download the ICAST mobile app to your smart device, visit the ICAST website, http://www.ICASTfishing.org, and scan the QR code located on the home page to get your app. Or simply download it. Look for ICAST Fishing in your device’s app store. The app is supported by Apple, Android and Blackberry
ICAST/IFTD 2014 Business Conference Sessions
In order to meet the business needs of our industry, we have added several new business conference sessions to this year’s schedule of sessions being presented throughout the trade show. This year’s seminars focus on a wide-range of topics, with a particular focus on buyers and the retail sector, but the sessions have a lot of information for all attendees and exhibitors. The sessions are free to all badged ICAST and IFTD attendees. The sessions are being held July 15 – 18, in Room 209A, in the Orange County Convention Center.
ICAST 2014 Show Highlights and Events
In addition to the aisles of amazing gear, apparel and accessories, ICAST is also host to special events and show floor destinations that should be on everyone’s “must do” list. These include the New Product Showcase, the State of the Industry Breakfast and the Chairman’s Industry Awards Reception where the New Product Showcase “Best of Show” awards are presented, the Lure Tank and the information-packed Business Conference Sessions. A full list and description of show highlights and events and seminars are posted on the ICAST website.
New Product Showcase - ICAST's Flagship Feature
Sponsored by Fishing Tackle Retailer, more fishing products are unveiled during the ICAST New Product Showcase than anywhere else in the world. The New Product Showcase is the premier venue where established manufacturers and entrepreneurs alike debut their latest innovations in fishing gear and accessories. Buyers and Media-Editorial badge holders can evaluate each new product and vote for the prestigious “Best of Show” awards. Voting occurs between 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 15, and 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 16. The awards are presented during the Chairman’s Industry Awards Reception, sponsored by Rapala, being held Wednesday, July 16, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., in Hall B W311, Third floor, Orange County Convention Center.
Don’t Leave the Show Without It!
The ICAST/IFTD Show Guide, distributed at the show, is the ultimate resource used by thousands of industry members year-round. The show guide contains manufacturers’ information, information about the American Sportfishing Association, several “put you in the moment” stories about fishing and much, much more. Don’t leave the show without it!