(Blue Ocean Network – June 2, 2011) — The Oceania Dive & Ecotourism Expo (ODEX) is a consumer and trade show to be held in Brisbane, Australia Friday Oct 7 – Sunday October 9, 2011. With more than 98 Exhibitors and 40 seminar presentations, special show features include Blue Edge, an international freediving and spearfishing symposium and the 5th Underwater Festival, a showcase of photography and moving image.
Coinciding with spring time in Australia, this 3-day family friendly event offers product showcases, media launches and seminars relating to scuba diving, water sports, sustainable and adventure travel, underwater imaging, freediving, spearfishing, and marine conservation. Other special features of ODEA include: IF&SN Blue Water Hunting Forum • International Dive & Ecotourism Travel Hall • Marine Science and Conservation Hubs • More than 40 Seminar Presentations • ODEX Ocean Challenge • Cosplay@ODEX Competition • Lucky Door Prizes • 5m-deep dive pool • Social and Networking events • Local dive excursions • FREE Entry (conditions apply)
Members of the international dive and travel industry are invited to add ODEX to their calendar of events this year. To participate in the show as an exhibitor visit ODEX. To attend the show as a trade visitor, register here. If you miss ODEX 2011, event organizers are already planning ODEX 2012 to be held in Sydney Australia October 6-7, 2012.