The Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) will host the first (1st) Philippine International Dive Expo (PHIDEX) to be held in the seaside complex of Conrad Hotel from September 20-22, 2019. PHIDEX will have the participation of dive travel and trade stakeholders, equipment manufacturers, and National Tourism Organizations (NTO), and aims to gather distinguished VIPs, leaders, and influencers from across the globe such as renowned scientists, marine conservationists, and underwater photographers and videographers to meet, network, share stories, and exchange ideas.
September 20, 2019 (Friday) – 12:00 NN to 7:00 PM for Exhibition Day 1
September 21, 2019 (Saturday) – 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM for Exhibition Day 2
September 22, 2019 (Sunday) – 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM for Exhibition Day 3
The first day of the Show will be dedicated to trade seminars conducted by dive tourism industry experts on business innovations and market trends. This aims to equip Philippine operators with business education necessary to advance their business.
At least thirty (30) invited renowned local and international speakers will share their knowledge and advocacies in seminars and presentations on a wide variety of topics covering dive travel, marine science, underwater photography and videography, and sustainability and conservation at the main stage of the exhibition hall, simultaneously with the three-day expo and TRAVEX.
With sustainability and ocean conservation in the spotlight, renowned experts from the academe, non-government organizations, and scientists will be invited to participate in panel discussions on sustainable marine tourism and solutions to address and reduce plastic pollution.
Dive Travel Exchange (TRAVEX) Registration Links:
- Buyer Registration: http://bit.ly/
- Media Registration: http://bit.ly/
- Philippine Sellers Registration: http://bit.ly/
- Trade Visitors Registration: TBA
- Hosted Buyers Profiles: http://bit.ly/PHIDEX2019Buyers
- Hosted Sellers Profiles: TBA
Post Familiarization Tours
- Destination Profiles and Tentative Itineraries: http://bit.ly/PHIDEX2019Tours