ABOUT ADEX BEIJING 2018 & BEIJING OCEAN WEEK 2018
To be held from August 31 to September 3, 2018, ADEX Beijing will take place at the Poly International Exhibition Centre, organized in partnership with Shenteng (Beijing) Science and Technology Trade Co. Ltd. It will be held in conjunction with Beijing Ocean Week, a series of festival celebrations with an educational focus on conservation and diving, supported by The China Underwater Association and Beijing Chaoyang District Commission of Commence.
The Poly International Convention and Exhibition Centre has a strong cultural atmosphere and good geographical advantages. Combining with the real estate advantages and platform of Shanshui Wenyuan, it integrates culture and art into a comprehensive public life and creates a new centre for global art exchange, display and trade.
The Convention & Exhibition Centre is located at Hongyan Road, Shilihe, East Third Ring Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing. It is next to Shilihe Subway Station (Metro Line 10), Antique City and Shilihe Cultural Park. It is well-developed and it is the only large-scale convention and exhibition centre in South-East Beijing.
ABOUT ADEX Beijing 2017 & Beijing Ocean Week 2017
From 31 August to 3 September 2017, ADEX Beijing was held at the China International Exhibition Centre (Jing’An Museum) Hall 5, successfully co-organised with Shenteng (Beijing) Science and Technology Trade Co.Ltd. The China International Exhibition Centre (Jing’An Museum) is one of China’s first exhibition centres, and ranked among the “Top 10 Buildings” in Beijing in the 1980s. In 1985, it hosted the first “Asia-Pacific Expo”, which preluded China’s modern exhibition industry boom. The exhibition centre houses eight pavilions, each boasting an indoor area of 53,000 square meters and an outdoor area of 7,000 square meters.
With over 30 years of development, it annually hosts more than 100 small and medium-sized exhibitions with its impressive measurement of over 1 million square meters. With the highest occupancy rate amongst exhibition venues, the China International Exhibition Centre has been widely welcomed by both foreign and domestic exhibitors, making it a fitting location to host the dive industry’s biggest expo in Asia.
ADEX Beijing was held in conjunction with Beijing Ocean Week, a series of festival celebrations with an educational focus on conservation and diving that attracted tekdivers, freedivers, speakers and mermaids. It was also supported by The Pacific Society of China. In addition, the ADEX Voice Of The Ocean Competition 2017 was held during Ocean Week, with live judging of underwater photos, videos and art by a panel of world-renowned judges.
The event attracted both diving enthusiasts and organisations in the diving industry from all around the region, with a total of 22,856 visitors over four days.
ABOUT ASIA DIVE EXPO (ADEX)
With a history spanning 24 years, ADEX is the biggest and longest-running dive expo in Asia, becoming one of the most popular events in the industry. Since its handover to Underwater360 (UW360), ADEX has seen significant expansion in size and variety over the past eight years.
ADEX brings together distinguished VIPs and speakers from across the globe, some of which include scientists, marine conservationists, underwater photographers and videographers. ADEX is also a platform for various businesses such as dive operators, equipment manufacturers, and national tourism boards.
In 2018, ADEX attracted a total of 62,079 people over the course of three days. Participants were treated to an exhibition of the latest gear and technology, fantastic deals on the best dive courses and trips, and engaging talks by the industry’s leading figures.
The event is endorsed by major organisations in the industry such as DEMA (USA), Singapore Tourism Board (STB), and the China Underwater Association.
ABOUT SHENGTENG (BEIJING) TRADING CO., LTD
Shengteng is located in the heart of Beijing’s CBD. A well-known marketing and branding company, Shengteng has its own lifestyle centre, and is a hub for a variety of corporate communications activities.
They have hosted makeover sessions, celebrity interviews and designer brand launches. In 2016, Shengteng launched a mini-tv series about the ocean. The series was launched in conjunction with Beijing Tourism and featured several celebrities.
Shengteng is comprised of four major tiers: Brand communications, public relations, telecast services, and mass media. The Shengteng marketing team has served more than 500 Chinese and international brands.
Shengteng also provides local guidance services for foreign media organisations.
ADEX OFFICIAL PUBLICATION
The ADEX China official publication, AsianDiver, is a regionally focused magazine, staying true to its roots with exclusive coverage on the Asia-Pacific region. Asian Diver specialises in insightful and informative diving content, aiming to feed divers with the relevant knowledge to expand their diving horizons.
ABOUT THE ASIAN DIVER AND SCUBA DIVER CHINESE E-MAGAZINE
Scuba Diver Australasia + OceanPlanet(SDAA+OP) is the lifestyle magazine for all divers around the globe. SDAA+OP specialises in delivering exciting content on diving destinations, underwater photography, and conservation. It is also the official media partner of Divers Alert Network (DAN) Asia–Pacific.
Scuba Diver Chinese e-magazine is a compilation of the most interesting content from each issue of SDAA+OP and Asian Diver, including an exclusive section for ADEX with the most up-to-date information on the expo. Besides attracting a wider range of Mandarin-speaking readers and dive enthusiasts from Asia, the e-magazine also raises the bar for dive magazines around the world, bringing stories and images from internationally renowned journalists directly to Chinese readers.
ABOUT UNDERWATER360 (UW360)
UW360 is a platform where divers can get information and share their experiences on everything relating to our liquid planet. It is also a partnership between the three dive industry giants of the Asia-Pacific region: ScubaDiver AUSTRALASIA + OCEANPLANET, AsianDiver and ADEX. Combined, these three champions of the sea bring over 70 years of scuba diving experience to the table. UW360 presents content that is enriched with multimedia, blogs, forums, and access to all mobile and tablet platforms.