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The Philippine International Dive Expo (PHIDEX) is the Philippines’ largest platform for the diving community since 2019, mobilizing industry experts, stakeholders and dive enthusiasts in one communal space to foster the collaboration of innovative ideas, sustainable solutions, and economic opportunities.

Organized by the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) as the only institution in the region that exclusively mounts a Dive Travel Exchange (TRAVEX), PHIDEX offers expansive networking prospects for decision makers, communities, and individuals with a passion for all things diving.

This 2021, PHIDEX, launches its biggest and first-ever virtual run spanning the diving community across the globe. Through this initiative, PHIDEX ventures into accelerating industry recovery and help aid in stimulating the local economy.

DIVE IN to be immersed in conferences as well as panel discussions featuring renowned global experts who will each expound on a variety of subjects and interests involving dive tourism, industry sustainability, underwater photography, marine conservation, and more.

SWIM DEEP and gain in-depth connections through our Dive TRAVEX--with algorithm-based networking opportunities and programs specifically designed for sellers and buyers.

And TAKE ACTION by participating in a virtual marketplace that enables you to make sustainable and smart choices when purchasing deals for diving experiences and equipment.

Sign up for the Philippine International Dive Expo today and explore the possibilities our beautiful and diverse seas can bring.

PROGRAM
  • March 19, 2021

    time main stage expo stage panel stage
    1:00 - 2:00 PM PHIDEX 2020 Opening Ceremony (Video Loop)
    2:00 - 2:15 PM Welcome Remarks
    Speaker: Bernadette Romulo-Puyat
    2:15 - 2:30 PM Endorsement from Event Partners
    Speaker: Representative from PADI and SSI
    2:30 - 2:45 PM PHIDEX Overview: Days One to Three
    Host
    3:00 - 4:00 PM PADI, Training and Our Ocean Planet
    Speakers: Conny Jepson and Andy Auer
    3:00 - 3:40 PM
    3:40 - 4:20 PM Freediving for Marine Conservation
    Speaker: Tara Abrina
    4:20 - 5:00 PM Exploring Rust and Crust: Heritage Wrecks and UW Caves in the Philippines
    Speaker: Ram Yoro
    Ecosystem Restoration and Marine Protected Area Management
    Speaker: Frederic Tardieu
    4:20 - 5:20 PM Competitive Freediving
    Panelist 1: Ploy Scott
    Panelist 2: Carlo Navarro
    5:00 - 5:40 PM Shit Happens: Career and Work Opportunities as a Dive Professional in the New Normal
    Speaker: Gordos Gojunco (PH) Sponsored Presentation
    5:40 - 6:20 PM Best Practices in Marine Protected Area Management
    Speaker: Ms. Angelique Songco
    DAN World Sponsored Presentation
  • Main Stage

    March 19, 2021

    time schedule
    1:00 - 2:00 PM PHIDEX 2020 Opening Ceremony (Video Loop)
    2:00 - 2:15 PM Welcome Remarks
    Speaker: Bernadette Romulo-Puyat
    2:15 - 2:30 PM Endorsement from Event Partners
    Speaker: Representative from PADI and SSI
    2:30 - 2:45 PM PHIDEX Overview: Days One to Three
    Host
    3:00 - 4:00 PM PADI, Training and Our Ocean Planet
    Speakers: Conny Jepson and Andy Auer
    4:20 - 5:00 PM Exploring Rust and Crust: Heritage Wrecks and UW Caves in the Philippines
    Speaker: Ram Yoro
    5:00 - 5:40 PM Shit Happens: Career and Work Opportunities as a Dive Professional in the New Normal
    Speaker: Gordos Gojunco (PH) Sponsored Presentation
    5:40 - 6:20 PM Best Practices in Marine Protected Area Management
    Speaker: Ms. Angelique Songco
  • Expo Stage

    March 19, 2021

    time schedule
    3:40 - 4:20 PM Freediving for Marine Conservation
    Speaker: Tara Abrina
    4:20 - 5:00 PM Ecosystem Restoration and Marine Protected Area Management
    Speaker: Frederic Tardieu
    5:40 - 6:20 PM DAN World Sponsored Presentation
  • Panel Stage

    March 19, 2021

    time schedule
    4:20 - 5:20 PM Competitive Freediving
    Panelist 1: Ploy Scott
    Panelist 2: Carlo Navarro

SPEAKERS

  • speaker Tara Alessandra Abrina, MDE

    Tara Alessandra Abrina, MDE
    Founder, Kapit Sisid

    speaker Tobias Friedrich

    Tobias Friedrich
    Underwater Photographer, Below Surface

    speaker Howard Hall and Michele Hall

    Howard Hall and Michele Hall
    Director / Producer, Howard Hall Productions

  • speaker Andrew Marriott

    Andrew Marriott
    Underwater Photographer and Founder, Fata Morgana Media

    speaker Henly Spiers

    Henly Spiers
    Underwater Photographer and Writer, Henley Spiers Photography

    speaker Ram Yoro

    Robert Suntay
    Founder, SEA Institute

  • speaker Andrew Marriott

    Beth Watson
    Underwater Photographer, Beth Watson Images

    speaker Ram Yoro

    Ram Yoro
    Underwater Photographer and Writer, Filipino Cave Divers

  • speaker Tara Alessandra Abrina, MDE

    Tara Alessandra Abrina, MDE
    Founder, Kapit Sisid

  • speaker Tobias Friedrich

    Tobias Friedrich
    Underwater Photographer, Below Surface

  • speaker Howard Hall and Michele Hall

    Howard Hall and Michele Hall
    Director / Producer, Howard Hall Productions

  • speaker Andrew Marriott

    Andrew Marriott
    Underwater Photographer and Founder, Fata Morgana Media

  • speaker Henly Spiers

    Henly Spiers
    Underwater Photographer and Writer, Henley Spiers Photography

  • speaker Robert Sutay

    Robert Suntay
    Founder, SEA Institute

  • speaker Andrew Marriott

    Beth Watson
    Underwater Photographer, Beth Watson Images

  • speaker Ram Yoro

    Ram Yoro
    Underwater Photographer and Writer, Filipino Cave Divers