What’s going on?
The expo itself is divided into two parts. From 10am to 7pm, speakers will be giving presentations/ running workshops, and the trade show will be open with various exhibitors offering dive gear, photo and video equipment, dive trips, and so much more! Here are the main events to look forward to:
Get yourselves ready for a surreal and fantastical setting: mermaids galore! ADEX Shenzhen will see the largest gathering of mermaids – ever! Officials from the Gushiness Book of Records will be in attendance to make this historic recording. It will be a celebratory atmosphere, made even more enjoyable by the lovely mermaids who are famous for being kind and chatty with those visitors who want to know more about what they do, what drives them, and the ocean realm that they so visibly represent and stand for. Get yourselves ready for tons of positivity – and so eye-catching performances from our mermaids and mermen.
The Film Festival will be a location for those wanting to take time out from a busy expo and watch a captivating movie, but also for those intrigued to learn more. There will be a series of topical environmental productions to the film festival this year, in line with the event’s mission overall mission to promote love and respect for our oceans and all the creatures therein.
The Freediving Festival will feature everything that took place at the freediving pavilion in Beijing – and much more! The champions of freediving will be in attendance – Herbert Nitsch, Alexey Molchanov, and Aolin Wang. There will be an unparalleled opportunity for people to sign up for a workshop whereby they can sit down with champions such as Herbert Nitsch to unlock the passion – and secrets –of a world champion.
Image/ Book Festival
The Image and Book Festival will be platform for authors in the dive community to share their hard work and engage with their fans, and an opportunity for underwater photographers keen to show fellow divers their most spectacular shots. Notably, there will be a book signing session by Ernie Brooks for his stunning visual masterpiece, Silver Seas.
For all who are looking for thrills, there will be an array of watersports presentations and tryouts at the pool! You may find you leave hooked on kiteboarding, surfing or wakeboarding. On the luxurious end, and for those interested in a chartering a vessel to head out to dive or spend a relaxing day out at sea, ADEX will also feature a yacht show. Who knows, you may walk out with a brand new yacht…
Music Festival – Party-time!
From 7pm, the party begins, and lasts until 1am. Stay up to party and network with others till the early hours while listening or dancing to some of Asia’s top DJs!