KTA is very excited to be supporting with ADEX (Asia Dive Expo) to bring the first ever Asia Surf Expo in Singapore. ADEX boasting a history of 21 years and is the biggest and longest dive expo in Asia, means an instant audience of fun-loving water people. ADEX 2016 attracted a total of 57,793 visitors over its three days who love to shop, with 19,379 trade visitors making it the industries must attend events. From across the globe, it brings together new customers, distinguished VIPs and speakers, business owners, enthusiasts, conservationists and everybody who has a passion for water and climate change.
Board sports whether it be, Surfing, SUP, Kitesurfing, Windsurfing, Wakeboarding, Skateboarding, Snowboarding, etc. we are all surfers at heart and have an appreciation of the oceans & environment. With an estimated 100 million people participating in board sport worldwide, most surfers love not only been on top of the water, but love been under it too and vice versa, so partnering with ADEX made sense to make one complete show. Asia Surf Expo will offer a marketplace to manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the surf, skate, stand up paddle, wake, and wind industries. Public attendance and promotional opportunities make this new show a unique opportunity for brands to showcase their products.
Asia with over 30,000 Islands, it offers endless opportunities and growth for water sports tourism. Asia is the fastest-growing region in the world. It has a growing 4.4 billion population and is estimated that Asia will host 64% of the global middle class by 2030 (Reuters). Kiteboarding included in the 2018 Youth Olympic games in Argentina and Surfing & Skateboarding has now been selected as an Olympic class in 2020 Tokyo Olympic games. This can only guarantee more opportunities and growth for board sports in Asia.
Asia Surf Expo will be the first ever event in the region, so by attending you will be making history.