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iconAUSTRALIA
Australia International Dive Expo (AIDE) 10 – 11 September 2016 Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, Sydney

The third installation of the AUSTRALIA INTERNATIONAL DIVE EXPO (AIDE) 2016 is staged at the precise time when divers are gearing up for the diving season that starts in September, the Expo will spare no expenses to ensure divers are aware of the Expo. A dedicated trade session (B2B) will also take place in 2016 as part of AIDE’s business platform to further engage and bring together industry suppliers and partners.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

Andy Pagaduan

Email: andy_pagaduan@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

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DRT Show Shanghai 18–20 March 2016 Shanghai East Asia Center

Shanghai is consider the most suitable business trading HUB in Asia Pacific, with friendly and high educated residents, large populations of ocean sport lovers, high quality of financial service and distributor.

 

The DRT Show is considered to be the largest gathering for diving enthusiasts, marine conservationists and anyone with a passion for the underwater world. The DRT Show has been met with an overwhelming response as an important regional event.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

James A. Sy

Email: james_sy@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 525 7320

China Outbound Tourism and Travel Market (COTTM) 2016 14-16 April 2016 New Hall, National Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing

Now entering its 12th year, COTTM is regarded as the industry’s most important platform and remains the only business to business event that focuses purely on the burgeoning outbound market.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

James A. Sy

Email: james_sy@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

World Travel Fair 18 - 22 May 2016 Shanghai Exhibition Center

World Travel Fair , the leading travel expo in China staged annually in Shanghai and co-hosted by Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration and VNU Exhibitions Europe, is a vibrant must attend event showcasing a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to China’s most dynamic markets. It is a unique opportunity for the global travel trade to meet, network, negotiate and conduct business, plus an effective platform for consumer marketing. In 2015, the fair gathered more than 52,000 visitors and over 750 exhibitors globally.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

James A. Sy

Email: james_sy@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

iconGERMANY
4th International Boot Show 23-31 January 2016 Dusseldorf, Germany

The biggest annual trade and consumer fair organized by Messe Düsseldorf GmbH which attracts both, dice and water sports enthusiasts. The event is being attended by major scuba diving associations like PADI, SSI, IAC and the German Scuba Divers (VDST).

 

Participation Fee: USD 800.00

Christie Navarro

Email: christie_navarro@tpb.gov.ph / christie.navarro502@yahoo.com

Tel: 632 5257320

Internationale Tourismus Borse (ITB) 09-13 March 2016 Berlin, Germany

The ITB-Berlin 2016 is the world’s leading travel show where companies and organizations’ top decision-makers, experts, buyers and young professionals in the travel trade industry meet under one roof to network, negotiate and do business.

 

Participation Fees:

USD 800.00/1 delegate

USD1,000.00/2 delegates

Christie Navarro

Email: christie_navarro@tpb.gov.ph / christie.navarro502@yahoo.com

Tel: 632 5257320

iconHONG KONG
DRT Show Hong Kong 09 – 11 December 2016 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)

The DRT Show is considered to be the largest gathering for diving enthusiasts, marine conservationists and anyone with a passion for the underwater world. The DRT Show has been met with an overwhelming response as an important regional event. We truly promote branding and are supported by top-level exhibitors and leading dive equipment manufacturers, water sport equipment manufacturers, dive resorts, tourism boards, marine conservation and diving organizations.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

James A. Sy

Email: james_sy@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

 

Micaela B. Ochoa

Email: micaela_ochoa@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

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JATA Tourism Expo Japan 22-25 September 2016 Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Hall, Japan

JATA Tourism Expo is Japan’s flagship tourism and travel show.  It receives an excess of 150,000 visitors every year with more than 1,800 exhibitors from 154 countries and 47 prefectures. Highlights of the four-day event will include travel showcase, international tourism forum, business meetings and awards commendation.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

Jojo De Veyra

Email: jojo_deveyra@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

 

Francine Roca

Email: francine_roca@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

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Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE) 29 – 31 July 2016 Putra World Trade Center, Kuala Lumpur

Now in its 11th year, MIDE is strongly focused on the business of diving to attract trade as well as industry brands. The expo is internationally recognised and well received by industry players globally. MIDE expo is one of the fastest growing market shares in South East Asia.

 

Participation Fee:  USD 500.00

James Sy

Email: james_sy@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

 

Pauline H. Lazaro

Email: pauline_lazaro@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

MATTA International Travel Fair 11-13 March 2016 PWTC, Kuala Lumpur

MATTA FAIR is Malaysia’s premier travel extravaganza providing global exposure and endless business opportunities in this exciting era.  The event will provide visitors with a host of exciting and value for money travel options and excellent business and travel opportunities.  At least 80,000 or more visitors from Malaysia, ASEAN and the rest of the world are expected to visit the fair.

 

Participation Fee: USD 300.00

Pauline Lazaro

Email: pauline_lazaro@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

Malaysia International Travel Mart (MITM) 05 -07 August 2016 Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Malaysia

MITM TRAVEL FAIR is one of the most sought after travel fairs for the tour operators, national tourism organizations, travel trades and must attend by the consumers and tourism industry players. This annual consumer tourism and travel event is a mega market place for different segments of tourism players to display and offer their attractive affordable packages and promotions especially targeted for consumers’ travel in the 2nd half of the year.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

Pauline Lazaro

Email: pauline_lazaro@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

WTM Connect Asia 18-20 May 2016 Penang, Malaysia

WTM Connect Asia is an exciting new event bringing together suppliers of South East Asia and international travel product to meet with South East Asian and international Hosted Buyers. Taking place 18-20 May 2016 in the beautiful island of Penang in Malaysia, exhibitors and buyers will meet in a private setting for pre-scheduled business meetings, education sessions, networking events and interactive evening functions.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

Pauline H. Lazaro

Email: pauline_lazaro@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

iconSINGAPORE
Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) 15-17 April 2016 Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

ADEX is the longest running and the largest dive expo in Asia celebrating its 21st year in 2016. A must-attend event for anyone interested or involved in the world of diving, the event has seen a continuous increase in visitors over the past few years, with ADEX 2015 attracting a total of 41,053 visitors over three days.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

James A. Sy

Email: james_sy@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

 

Pauline Lazaro

Email: pauline_lazaro@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

ITB Asia 2016 19 - 21 October 2016 Sands Expo and Convention Centre

ITB Asia is a annually held three day B2B trade show and convention for the travel industry; it is designed to become the primary event for the Asia Pacific travel industry, much like its parent event – ITB Berlin. Today, ITB Asia is the premier meeting place for the travel trade industry and a forum for establishing high-quality customer contacts and conducting businesses. This is where international exhibitors of all sectors within the travel-value chain commerce, and Asia Pacific’s leading travel companies and emerging small and medium-sized enterprises meet with top international buyers from the MICE, Leisure and Corporate Travel markets.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

James Sy

Email: james_sy@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

 

Pauline Lazaro

Email: pauline_lazaro@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

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Korea World Travel Fair (KOTFA) 09-12 June 2016 COEX Seoul, Korea

As the only international travel fair in Seoul, the 31st KOTFA will be sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea, Korea Tourism Organization, Visit Korea Committee, Korean Air and in collaboration with UNWTO and PATA. DOT/TPB will reserve ten (10) booth spaces and will feature performances of a cultural troupe during the said event.  It is expected that more than 500 organizations from over 60 countries will participate  to meet over 120,000 visitors during the fair. 

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

Jojo De Veyra

Email: jojo_deveyra@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

 

Doris Aparejado

Email: doris_aparejado@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

Hana Tour International Travel Show 09-12 June 2016 KINTEX, Goyang City, Korea

Hana Tour, Korea’s largest tour wholesaler  will organize the Hana Tour International Travel Show for the  Hana Tour branch offices, land operators, hotels/resorts, and NTOs  for the employees of the retail travel agencies within the country that sell tour products of Hana Tour. The show is expected to generate more than 90,000 visitors. The private sector will shoulder the cost of their respective booth space. DOT/TPB to reserve two (2) booth spaces.

 

Participation Fee: By invitation of Hana Travel

Jojo De Veyra

Email: jojo_deveyra@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 63 2 525 7320

 

Doris Aparejado

Email: doris_aparejado@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 63 2 525 7320

Busan International Travel Fair 09-12 September 2016 BEXCO, Busan

The 19th Busan International Travel Fair (BITF) will be organized by Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Tourism Association, and KOTFA Co., Ltd. BITF is the biggest and the only travel exhibition in Busan, the second largest source of Korean outbound travellers.

 

The show is expected to  attract more than 95,000.  DOT/TPB will reserve ten (10) booth spaces and will send a cultural troupe to perform at the said event.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

Jojo De Veyra

Email: jojo_deveyra@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 63 2 5257320

 

Doris Aparejado

Email: doris_aparejado@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 63 2 5257320

Mode Tour International Travel Show (MITS) 2016 13-16 October 2016 SETEC, Seoul

It has been 27 years since Mode Tour Network took a step into the top-quality travel wholesale industry and pioneered the first travel wholesale business in Korea.   The said agency launched the first Mode Tour International Travel Show in  2014.  The show is expected to generate more than 65,000 visitors. The private sector will shoulder the cost of their respective booth space. DOT/TPB to reserve two (2) booth spaces.      

 

Participation Fee:  By invitation of Mode Tour

Jojo De Veyra

Email: jojo_deveyra@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

 

Doris Aparejado

Email: doris_aparejado@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

iconTAIWAN
DRT Show Taiwan 17 – 19 June 2016 Taipei Flora Expo Centre

Taiwan is considered the most suitable business trading HUB in Asia Pacific, with friendly and high educated residents, large populations of ocean sport lovers, high quality of financial service and distributor. The DRT Show is considered to be the largest gathering for diving enthusiasts, marine conservationists and anyone with a passion for the underwater world. The DRT Show has been met with an overwhelming response as an important regional event.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

James A. Sy

Email: james_sy@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

 

Micaela B. Ochoa

Email: micaela_ochoa@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

iconUNITED KINGDOM
London International Dive Show 11-14 February 2016 Excel Centre, London , Greater London

Whether you are an experienced scuba diver or just starting out, London International Dive Show (LIDS) – now running for 4 days as part of the biggest leisure sports show in Europe- is the place to be! You will find plenty to interest enjoy and inspire – in an exhibition boasting around 100 exhibitors plus try-dive pool, special features and free talks by diving’s leading experts. LIDS 2016 will give visitors the chance to browse and buy diving equipment, training courses and holidays.

 

Participation Fee: USD 640.00

Christie Navarro

Email: christie_navarro@tpb.gov.ph / christie.navarro502@yahoo.com

Tel: 632 5257320

Dive Birmingham 22-23 October 2016 NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Organized for more than 25 years by DIVER, Britain’s best-selling diving magazine, DIVE along with LIDS attracts hundreds of exhibitors offering the latest diving holidays, training courses, and dive gear – on display and to buy –and is visited by thousands of experienced and aspiring divers from UK, Europe and beyond.

 

Participation Fee: USD 640.00

Christie Navarro

Email: christie_navarro@tpb.gov.ph / christie.navarro502@yahoo.com

Tel: 632 5257320

World Travel Market (WTM) 07-09 November 2016 London Excel, United Kingdom

Staged annually in London, World Travel Market (WTM) – the leading global event for the travel industry – is a vibrant must attend business-to-business event presenting a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to UK and International travel professionals. It is a unique opportunity for the whole global travel trade to meet, network, negotiate, and conduct business.

 

Participation Fees:

USD 800.00 / 1 delegate

USD1,000 / 2 delegtes

Christie Navarro

Email: christie_navarro@tpb.gov.ph / christie.navarro502@yahoo.com

Tel: 632 5257320


Nerissa Cruz

Email:neri_cruz@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 5257320

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Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) 16 - 19 November 2016 Las Vegas Convention Center

The Diving Equipment and Marketing Association is a non-profit trade association. Monies earned through the industry’s participation in the annual DEMA Trade Show, along with sponsorships, and from DEMA Memberships, fund all of the activities and expenses of the association. Unlike for-profit organizations which typically raise money at trade or consumer shows or events and funnel it AWAY from the diving industry, DEMA channels proceeds earned TOWARD the diving industry including market and industry research, legislative issues, disaster assistance, marketing and PR programs, and other industry efforts, all for the benefit of DEMA Members. Worldwide trade association for the recreational diving and snorkeling industries; includes more than 1,400 member companies worldwide.

 

Participation Fee: USD 500.00

Hernan Narvadez

Email: hernan_narvadez@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 632 525-7320