Dive China 2012 Report

With the full supports of the Chinese Underwater Association (CUA),PADI and PdStar Dive Centre Guangzhou, Dive China 2012ended with a great success after three-day show from 9-11 of March.

Dive China 2012 totally had 146 booths with an exhibition area of approximately 5,800 square meters. The exhibits include dive related equipments,
dive sites & resort, dive clubs, dive training & courses. Dive China 2012 provided a great trading platform for all the professional and leisure divers in this industry. Most exhibitors and visitors speak highly of the on-site activities, such as underwater photography competition, dive seminars and lucky draws. Most of them had a great fun during the three days.

Nowadays, diving has been one of top-three leisure activities in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and other big cities. Diving has been widely
known by more and more people. More countries are now open their tour gate to all the Chinese visitors. Dive China will certainly take a great role in promoting the development of leisure dive industry in China and even the Asia Pacific.

The main exhibitors include PADI, Tourism Malaysia, Sabah Tourism Board, Tourism Fiji, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Philippine Tourism Office, Meiyi Trading, POP lite, Sub Maldives, Palasia, Lembeh Hills, White Manta Diving, Sipada Water Village Resort, LongWell, Dongxin, Xinlangchao, Maris, Aqua Lung, Oceanic, PD star, Chin Kung, Beltron Sports & Diving, International Elite Divers Training Centre, JACKDIVE,

Kelikang, Tatlong, Jinfu, Zhongren, Deep-Wave etc.

Exhibits Category
Diving, Surfing & Water Sports equipments --------22%
Dive Associations, organizations and clubs ---------12%
Liveaboard operators & Dive Resorts  --------------30%
Tourism Board and travel agents --------------------17%
Dive Training & Certificates -------------------------11%
Dive Related Media ------------------------------------8%


Visitors’ Data
Visitors Total Amount: Receive about 17, 684 person-times during the three-day exhibition
Main sources of visitors are from: Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippine, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, South Korea, Norway,
Sweden, UK, USA etc.


Media Partners for Dive China 2012 (No particular order)
Diverchannel.com, GNA Media, DivePhoto.cn, mofang, ChinaSwim.com, Sydiver.com, Asia Dive Site, Dive New Zealand/Dive Pacific
magazines, Diveguide.com, SportDiving Magazine/DiveLog Magazine Australia, InVertum Magazine, Scuba Diver AustralAsia Indonesia, Undearwater Journal, DAN Asia Pacific, Diving


(For detailed Dive China 2012 Show Report, please go to the download centre.)