The Format

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Be Inspired!

OZTek is the premier dive show in the Asia Pacific Region covering all aspects of technical and recreational diving, equipment, travel and photography.

A speaker-based event bringing together over 500 key influencers as prepaid pass holders and another 1400 enthusiastic participants, this is a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of the people who matter in diving.

OZTek offers over 100 sessions delivered in a style. It incorporates a full-scale dive exhibition with over 75 exhibitors. The OZTek Advanced Diving Conference and Dive/Travel Show remains a clearly targeted 2-day event enjoyed by an affluent and influential audience of diving consumers and industry elite.

EXHIBITION - OZTek2019 Advanced Dive, Training, Travel & Photography Show

A full-scale Dive Exhibition catering to every level of diving interest and promoting the excitement and adventure of diving to an enthusiastic and influential audience.

Saturday 16th March 2019: 09.00 - 17.00 / Sunday 17th March 2019: 09.00 - 16.30.

OZTek2019 Advanced Diving Conference -

Saturday 16th March 2019: 09.00 - 17.00
Sunday 17th March 2019: 09.00 - 16.30


Visit OZTek and hear World class speakers share their adventures first hand. Passionate tales guaranteed to inspire. Awesome.


Who's Exhibiting

Featuring everything divers need; from cameras to compressors, regulators to rebreathers, snorkels to scooters, facemasks to fins - and don't forget the awesome Australian diving, exotic overseas dive resorts and great live-aboard trips - plus the world's leading equipment brands, accessories and travel destinations will all be on show at OZTek.


Gala Awards Dinner

The Australian National Maritime Museum - Lighthouse Gallery
7.30pm to 11.30pm

A new venue for what is a perfect finish to a memorable weekend. This ticketed social event is open to all and includes a magnificent 3-course gourmet meal, unlimited beers, wines and soft drinks, guest speakers and the presentation of the OZTek Awards.



Speakers are updated as we fill the event with our impressive speaker list for the 2019 event. OZTek chooses speakers to inspire; speakers who fire the imagination, who teach, amuse and amaze. 

Bookmark the new OZTek Dates 16/17th March, 2019 and be prepared to get Inspired!

Individuals with an interest in presenting talks at the conference are invited to contact the convenors on mobile +61 498 964 963 or email:


Speaker Program / Topics

All the latest developments in equipment technology and training coupled with gripping tales of underwater adventure and exploration.

With presentations, seminars and workshops focused on the very best of diving 'info-tainment', the OZTek Conference offers an inspirational voyage of discovery into all of diving's future possibilities.  Check out the 2019 Conference Schedule is here. 


Conference Tickets

Come and visit the Exhibition (including the Photographic Centre, Underwater Photographic Exhibition and workshops for only $25.

Or for the complete passport to the world of diving excitement, Gold (two-day) and Silver (single-day) Presentation Passes give full access to all the presentations, as well as exhibition entry.

Presentation Passes give entry to the exhibition and two presentations. Entry tickets to the Exhibition on sale at the door.

Pre-purchase a Gold Pass before February 28, 2019 and be automatically entered into the Opening Ceremony draw to win an absolutely fabulous Solomon Diving Holiday, airfares included. Details here

Look at the OZTel2019 Ticket Information in coming months for details on how to book your tickets.


2019 Underwater Photography Competition including 2019 Nikon Shot of the Year 

We are running the 2019 Nikon Dive Shot of the Year in addition to our usual bi-annual photo competition focuses on wrecks, caves and open categories - with the opportunity to win a D850 with a 60mm housing  - The Call for Entries closed on January 31, 2019 - check the Photo Comp page for details.

Winning images will be displayed in the Scubapix Imaging Centre alongside the Photography workshops

To see some of the awesome images from previous comps - take a peek at our website image galleries


The Venue

Located at the heart of Sydney’s Darling Harbour and entertainment area, our new address is easier to find, easier to get to by car or public transport, with the new Goods Line walk taking you on a 10-minute scenic walk from the ICC directly to Central station, without crossing a road! Check out more information on the venue here:

An Inspirational diving event devoted to Information, Education, Exploration and Adventure, OZTek2017 will again prove that:

"Few shows in the world can pack a punch quite like Australia's OZTeK."

- Editor, SDA Magazine


Bookmark OZTek March 16/17, 2019 in your diary today!