It is not too late to register online prior to attending Malaysia International Dive Expo #MIDE2022, which will take place on 27-29 May 2022 at the World Trade Center in Kuala Lumpur. Pre-registering for MIDE 2022 helps one avoid a long queue. Visitors who purchase more than RM300 at the show will be entitled to enter to win Purchaser Lucky Draw prizes, which will take place on Saturday and Sunday. As usual, there are lots of prize giveaways at MIDE this year, including fantastic dive resort and liveaboard getaways, dive training, and dive gear. To register, go to: mide.com.my
Purchaser Lucky Draw
At every MIDE, there are prize giveaways, and this year is no different. If you purchase more than RM300 at the show, you can enter the Purchaser Lucky Draw. Here is a quick glimpse of the top four fabulous prizes:
- 8-day/7-night stay for two on My Felicity liveaboard, sponsored by My Felicity Maldives
- 7-day stay for one on the dive liveaboard Maldives Blue Force 3, sponsored by Maldives Blue Force Fleet
- 6-day/5-night stay with diving package for one at Borneo Cottage Maratua, sponsored by Duis Dive Sabah
- IST J1900 Delta BCD for one, sponsored by IST Malaysia
The total value of prizes that will be given away during MIDE is RM50,000. Learn more about these prizes and many more at: mide.com.my/sponsors
What’s on at MIDE
In addition to nearly 100 exhibitors including dive destinations, resorts and liveaboards, dive gear and underwater photography equipment, dive training and tourism agencies, boating and water sports, and the B2B Networking Platform, there will also be a strong line-up of events, speakers, presentations, seminars and forums covering topics such as dive training, education, safety and technology, technical and cave diving, underwater photography, women in diving, dive education for teens, island tourism and conservation, economic impact of the marine environment, underwater citizen-scientist network, upcycling plastic to recover ocean plastic trash, and a scuba fashion show. Below are details on just a few of the many events on offer during the expo. See more at: mide.com.my/whats-on-mide/
Forum: Island Tourism & Conservation
One of the topics that the show organizers are really passionate about is conservation, and this year, they will have a forum on island tourism and conservation. It is a chance for divers to hear about both the positive and negative impacts island tourism has on marine life and learn what they can do to help with the ongoing conservation efforts to keep marine ecosystems and the critters in them safe and healthy.
Forum: Cave Diving Exploration in Malaysia
A panel of experts will discuss the exciting world of cave diving, one that few divers master due to the advanced technical demands of the activity. This forum will help you understand what is involved in cave diving, how to get into it, and what you can expect from cave diving in Malaysia.
Forum: Women in Diving: UW Photography
Meet women in diving who are making waves in underwater photography. Hear them share their experiences, tips and advice on how to get started and improve your underwater photos.
Dive Education: By Teens for Teens
Are you a teenager who wants to learn more about diving? Come attend this presentation, where you can meet and listen to other teens who are already diving and exploring the underwater realm, making a big difference in their own lives as well as for the environment.
Scuba Fashion Show
Everyone loves a fashion show, right? Come see MIDE’s runway show to see what’s hot in dive fashion for the upcoming dive season.
There’s a whole lot more going on at MIDE 2022. For more information and a description of guest speakers and presentations, go to: mide.com.my/speaker-presentation-2022