Playing a key role in creating awareness of new techniques and technologies that transform and push the boundaries of underwater knowledge, OZTek is a major international event and is part of the Beyond Ocean Network group (BON). The incredible BON unites the big boys of Asia Pacific’s diving industry and brings together the companies that organise the region’s best ocean-based events.

Through collaborative marketing and exclusive discounts, BON partners support each other and all share a commitment to supporting sustainable conservation projects. Through their collaboration, BON members use their marketing powers to highlight ocean concerns and promote worldwide marine conservation projects. It was created to grow and unite the scuba and watersports adventure industries.

We bring you the latest news that OZTek2017 has moved to incorporate its growing amount of speakers and exhibitors.


Press Release

OZTek again breaks new ground with a new home, more exhibitors and more speakers than ever before. With the relocation to the fantastic new exhibition centre at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour (ICC Sydney), OZTek cements itself as the premier event for all things diving related.

Technical, photographic and advanced diving topics will be presented along with the industry’s best suppliers exhibiting the latest in diving equipment, travel and training. The OZTek conference and exhibition is the “must see” event in 2017.

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The show will open on March 18/19, 2017 in Hall 1, ICC Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour. Our custom-built main theatre is located right on the exhibition floor, along with the workshop areas, and these, coupled with the additional conference rooms directly above, ensure plenty of interaction between attendees and exhibitors.

Located at the heart of Sydney’s Darling Harbour and entertainment area, our new address is easier to find, easier to get to by car or public transport, with the new Goods Line walk taking you on a 10-minute scenic walk from the ICC directly to Central station, without crossing a road! Check out more information on the venue here: http://www.oztek.com.au/The-Venue.

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After two years of complete re-design and re-build, the ICC proudly opens its doors in late December, making OZTek one of the first premier events held at the new facility. For more information about this superb location, visit http://www.iccsydney.com.au/.

Inspired by our new home, bigger facilities and ease of access, expect more awesome presentations from incredible, inspiring speakers, sharing their adventures and experiences. www.oztek.com.au/The-Speakers

An impressive, growing list of Exhibitors bringing new innovations, new ideas, new destinations (or destinations not yet visited) plus all the latest in dive equipment, training, travel and photography will provide interest for all levels of divers. More info here:  www.oztek.com.au/OZTek2017-Exhibitors.

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Plus, with the additional space, enjoy more glorious Underwater Images and for the first time, George’s Cameras Image Centre will be holding complementary photographic technical workshops.

Our own OZTek Photographic Exhibition will showcase the latest in up-and-coming talent for underwater imagery. Meet the competition winners at the show and visit the inaugural Nikon Dive Portfolio of the Year. Find out more:

AND, finally, to top off what will be a brilliant weekend, the unmissable OZTek Gala Dinner Awards night. A ticketed event including a magnificent meal, unlimited beers, wines and soft drinks, guest speakers and the presentation of the OZTek2017 Awards.  Relax, socialise and unwind –  the perfect finish to a memorable weekend.

When? March 18-19, 2017

Where? Hall 1 Exhibition Centre, ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour.

For up-to-the minute information go to: www.oztek.com.au or contact the organiser, Sue Crowe at [email protected]


 

BEYOND OCEAN NETWORK EVENT PARTNERS

 

adex-2017waterplay-logo   April 7 – 10, 2017
  Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) Singapore
  www.adex.asia
  Organised by the Underwater360 group, Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) is the longest and biggest dive expo in Asia featuring irresistible dive deals (gear, resorts) as well as engaging talks and programmes focusing on marine conservation, underwater photography and videography, and plenty more.
     
  May 12 – 15, 2016
  Thailand Dive Expo (TDEX)
  www.thailanddiveexpo.com
  Organised by the N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer Co., Ltd. and supported by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the Thailand Dive Expo (TDEX) aims to highlight the nation’s pristine dive destinations alongside the hundreds of scuba-related offers by the industry’s leading and up-and-coming brands. 
     
  August 10 – 13, 2016
  International Pacific Marine Educators Network Conference 2016
  www.ipmen.net/ipmen-indonesia-2016
  Marine educators from across the Pacific will gather in Manado (and elsewhere via web-conferencing) in August 2016 to exchange knowledge, experiences and ideas to improve the quality and effectiveness of teaching about the marine environment, conservation, resources and human impacts.
     
  September 7 – 10, 2017
  Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) China
  www.adexchina.cn | www.bidsid.com
  ADEX China – China’s leading dive trade show – aims to gather all diving enthusiasts, from industry leaders to leisure divers.
     
  February 2 – 5, 2017
  Moscow Dive Show
  www.moscowdiveshow.ru
  Tech diving, freediving, spearfishing, underwater photography and videography, dive resorts, liveaboards, scuba gear – Russia’s biggest dive event, the Moscow Dive Show, is a must-attend for all ocean lovers and water sports fans. 
     
  March 18 – 19, 2017
  OzTek Dive Conference and Exhibition
  www.oztek.com.au
  A major international event highlighting the adventure & excitement inherent in diving. OZTeK plays a key role in creating awareness of new techniques & technologies which transform & push back the boundaries of underwater knowledge.
     
  2017
  DEEP Indonesia
  www.deepandextremeindonesia.com
  Visit DEEP Indonesia to find out more about Indonesia’s countless dive destinations and enjoy great deals on equipment, gear, and dive trips. The show is held simultaneously with EXTREME Indonesia, a major adventure sports event.