Australia International Dive Expo 2017 Coincides with Sydney Boat Show

In 2017, and for the very first time, the Australia International Dive Expo (AIDE) is joining forces with the long-standing and hugely popular Sydney International Boat Show (SIBS) to bring water enthusiasts of all kinds the biggest recreational and sports water oriented event in Sydney, Australia from 3-7 August 2017 at the newly renovated International Convention Centre (ICC) in Sydney’s spectacular Darling Harbour.

We will provide amateur and professional divers, and those new to diving, a comprehensive platform to explore and develop their interests and love for the marine world.

About AIDE - Australia’s Largest Water Enthusiast’s Event

From scuba and free diving, spearfishing, snorkeling, photography and conservation policies and practices to hi-tech equipment, hot dive apparel, super-cool gadgets, dive tours, dream holiday packages as well as expert training and education, this annual Expo event is where the entire industry comes together under one roof to provide water enthusiasts, young and old, beginners and professionals, the latest and greatest in the underwater world.

AIDE2017 will occupy 20,000m2 of floor space and run for five days. There will be an estimated 45,000 visitors and 250 exhibitors at the 2017 collaborative event. 

The aim of the AIDE and SIBS collaboration is to showcase products and services to visitors in one convenient location, so that individual interests and needs are met, either above or below the waterlineall under one roof.

At AIDE, an objective is to maintain and develop engagement between the dive industry and existing divers as well as welcoming new divers by keeping them inspired and stimulating their curiosity about the wonders of the underwater world. Another objective - to promote and provide information re: ongoing marine conservation practices and efforts in Australia and around the world.

OUR PARTNERS - The list, which has grown steadily over the past three years, includes dive certification agencies, tourism bodies, tour operators, dive resorts and centers as well as distributors of dive equipment, apparel and gadgets. The much bigger and better 2017 collaborative event will see this list expand greatly.

AIDE INVITATION TO YOU - If you’re keen in exhibiting or would like to get involved, please email the organisers at:

Visit the AIDE website at:


Asia Events Exsic (AEE)  was established in Malaysia in 2000 and Australia in 2013 with key personnel having 20 to 25 years’ experience as consultants in planning, technical support and management of leisure and hospitality projects as well as in the organizing of international and local Exhibitions, Seminars and Conferences.  Asia Events Exsic is a long-established and respected, family-managed company with co-owners who are bothdivers. Asia Events Exsic enjoys a reputation as a leader in dive event organisation and management, a direct outcome of developing cooperative business relationships worldwide underscored by the hard-work ethic and dedication of its co-owners, managers, administration and events team.


50-1, Jalan Kuchai Maju 6,  Kuchai  Business Park,

Off Jalan Kuchai Lama, 58200 Kuala Lumpur


Suite 201/272, Pacific Highway

Crows Nest, 2065 NSW