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The American Livebearer Association's 2018 Convention is coming to Grand Rapids, Michigan on May 4 - 6, 2018! Join our host, the Grand Valley Aquarium Club, for a weekend of guest speakers on a variety of livebearer fish topics, vendor's room, room sales, local events, a livebearer auction and convention banquet.

We are pleased to welcome Cory McElroy as our convention speaker! Visit our speakers page to learn more about Cory as well as other great speakers we have in store for you.

If you haven't been to Grand Rapids, MI before you're in for a real treat! Grand Rapids is well known as "Beer City, USA" and has many craft beer breweries including the famous Founder's Brewing Company and others. With good craft beer, you have to have good food and Grand Rapids also has many great restaurants! Michigan is also home to many beautiful native fish, which we hope you will join us to collect while you are in town! See the events & tours page for information on our planned local events that we welcome you to attend.

The 2018 ALA convention host is the Grand Valley Aquarium Club, find out more about the club on their website: gvaquariumclub.org