Best Reptile Show of the Year: NARBC Tinley Park!

Oct 9, 2015
On the Web
by Editor in Chief

On the Web - The North American Reptile Breeders Conference & Trade Show Celebrates its 15th Anniversary in Chicago!

The North American Reptile Breeders Conference & Trade Show

Saturday: October 10, 2015, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: October 11, 2015, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tinley Park Convention Center
18451 Convention Center Drive,
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Adults: $15
Kids Under 13: $8
5 and under: Free
VIP: $50

Come see The Reptile Report and Ship Your Reptiles with Megaconda’s Meghan Kelley and one of her anacondas at the best show of the year!


Guest Speaker Line-Up
Saturday, October 10, 2015

12:00 p.m. – Cassie Roscher Presents:
“The Amazing Uromastyx Lizards”
Cassie will introduce her favorite species and give tips on how to keep these lizards healthy in captivity. She will explain how the rainbow collection of fascinating lizards make excellent pets when their needs are met.

1:00 p.m. – Ari Flagle Presents:
“Serpents in the Clouds: Boelen’s Python Research & Conservation Efforts”
Attendees will get a glimpse of the native people and interesting flora and fauna seen during his time spent in the highlands of West Papua New Guinea where he began evaluating the population of the Black Python in this remote area.

2:00 p.m. – Nick Esposito Presents:
“Why Field Herping is Important”
Nick Esposito, or as most people know him “That Weird Gecko Guy,” began keeping and breeding Couth and Central America Boas and now keeps all kinds of Geckos from around the world.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

12:00 p.m. – Tell Hicks Presents:
“Painting The Rattlesnakes of Arizona”
Capturing the beauty of wildlife in its natural habitat on canvas is never an easy task, but Tell Hicks has made it his life’s work. Tell will present a look at his awe-inspiring paintings for the upcoming book, The Rattlesnakes of Arizona. Based in Somerset, England, Tell’s fascination with reptiles and other wildlife continues to take him around the globe as he studies these amazing creatures in their natural habitat.

1:00 p.m. – Dāv Kaufman Presents:
“Herping the Holy Land: Reptile Adventures in Israel”
Join Dāv Kaufman of HerpersTV fame as he takes you on a herping adventure of this incredibly rich and diverse country, and finds some of the most venomous snakes in the region as well as some of the rarest species on earth.


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