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15 Years! Ghost Ships Festival 2014 Dates Announced
March 14-15, 2014 – Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel, Milwaukee, WI
The 15th Annual Ghost Ships Festival will return to Milwaukee on
March 14-15, 2014
Once again we are excited to be hosting the event at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel. Conveniently located off I-94 just south of General Mitchell International Airport, the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel with its state-of-the-art meeting and event facilities, guest amenities and top-notch service made it the perfect choice for Ghost Ships Festival 2014.
The Ghost Ships Festival is Wisconsin's largest trade show devoted to Scuba Diving and Great Lakes Maritime History. Exhibits, workshops, and presentations cover just about every aspect of Great Lakes maritime history and scuba diving. You can listen to and interact with leading dive industry professionals, extreme explorers, maritime historians, and Great Lakes authors!
Tickets to the presentations on Friday night and Saturday are $20.00 until March 13th, 2014 and $25.00 if purchased at the door. You can purchase your tickets through our secure online ticketing page.
The Exhibit Hall is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Thank You! See you Next Year!
We would like to extend our thanks to all of our attendees, presenters, exhibitors, sponsors and volunteers who came together to make the 14th annual Ghost Ships Festival a resounding success! Our wonderful new facility exceeded our expectations. We look forward to starting work on the 15th annual festival at the same location, the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel, March 14-15, 2014. Mark your calendars everyone!
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From books and DVD’s to Ghost Ships Festival clothing and collectables, we have what you’re looking for.
With more than 10,000 shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, its no wonder new discoveries are being made each year. Join the men and women who take you to the forefront of discovery. From divers and historians, to those who have survived some of the worst storms ever experienced in modern history, we have something for everyone.
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