Now in its 12th year and described as both the “Hottest” and “Coolest” Dive Show in Asia, the Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE) will be held from 12 - 14 May, 2017 at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
MIDE is strongly focussed 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. Therefore be part of this exciting international Dive Show that never stops growing!
MIDE is moving from Hall 3 to Hall 1 to a bigger hall space of 8,000sqm and will occupy a gross space of 12,000sqm to cater for more than 2,000 exhibitors, with 200 participating companies anticipated. MIDE is geared to welcome business entrepreneurs, tourism boards, dive agencies brand manufacturers and distributors to utilise the platform that has been created and designed to meet the lucrative business for every organisation.
MIDE has a consistent track record of visitors to the expo. From the humble beginning from 2006 till todate the expo has generated approximately 110,000 visitors with an average minimum of 10,000 visitors yearly who comprise of 95% of dive trade and professionals.
The expo is known as the hub for purchasing of dive equipment, courses and dive travel destination. For the year of 2015 sales generated for the 3days event was at approximate of 8million and for the year of 2016 sales reached at approximate of 10million. Anticipated turnover sales for 2017 is projected between 10 to 12 million. Coming from a niche industry, the expo has delivered and continue to deliver a great significant growth of revenue for participating companies and further contributes positively to a healthy economic growth towards the dive tourism.
Amidst the above, Asia Dive Conference (ADCON) will enable visitors to explore more option of the conference that will be take place during the 3days event. The venue for the conference will be within MIDE venue hall to enable visitors have easy access to the seminar room. ADCON will focus on bringing more insight on technical aspect on diving, servicing and maintenance of dive equipment, camera housing, demonstration on latest products hands-on, demonstrating and teaching on Photoshop techniques, exploring on Nitrox certification courses and more.