DRT Malaysia 2019 Expo
For this years Malaysian dive show, a total of 150 vendors will be participating to showcase their products while many other activities are lined up.
|Press conference during the official launch of DRT Malaysia 2018|
|International vendors at the last DRT Malaysia|
While the main target is to provide a platform for scuba divers to discover new products and also learn about diving around Malaysia, and even Asia, there is also emphasis on scuba conservation and other kinds of conservation efforts.
After all, there are only two dive shows in Malaysia, and DRT is one of the big players that have entered the market here in Malaysia.
|Department of Tourism Philippines at the last dive expo in Kuala Lumpur|
What to Expect at DRT Malaysia Show 2019?
But this time around, the organizers have been quite busy with promotions since the last event, with focus on social media, online branding and also through word of mouth.
|One of the local vendors at DRT Malaysia 2018|
Generally, the consumer or visitor can expect retailers and vendors selling all items related to scuba diving, free diving and underwater photography.
There will be vendors who specialize in specific underwater niche products, namely for the latest scuba gear and also latest gadgets for underwater photography.
Some retailers even go the extra mile to combine complete sets in colors like pink, yellow, blue and so on.
|One of the underwater camera rigs on display during DRT Malaysia|
Underwater photographers will also be happy to know that most of the latest camera and equipment will be on display, and also sold during the DRT show here.
For the DRT Malaysia 2019 show, the organizers will be adding a new section called Ocean Market, which is a specialized bazaar with an ocean theme.
|A vendor selling handmade underwater charms made from stainless steel|
Specially selected vendors will be selling handmade ocean themed crafts, or selling ready made similar theme items during the dive expo.
For photography lovers, there is also the 100 Star underwater photo gallery, which will be on display during the dive expo. This is open to the public for viewing.
|One of the underwater photos being displayed at the last DRT Malaysia expo|
Conservation and Environmental Organisations at DRT Malaysia Show
Some of them even provide knowledge based games, where you can participate, and walk away with various gifts.
|Some of the interesting underwater lights for various setups|
To me conservation awareness is important in today’s lifestyle, with all the global warming and climate changes taking place, it is paramount that we take note on what is happening, and what better way than through events like this.
|All kinds of scuba diving equipment sold at the dive expo|
Who Are the Speakers at DRT Malaysia? 
- A.B Lee from Malaysia
- Partick Ong from Malaysia
- Kenji Chow from Malaysia
- Ipah Uid from Malaysia
- Lilian Koh from Singapore
- Lee Kian Lie from Malaysia
- Julian Hyde from United Kingdom
- Paul Sack from Malaysia
- Stacy Chee from Malaysia
- Nicholas Attenborough from Malaysia
- Azhar Hussin from Malaysia
- Azua Shafii from Malaysia
- Emily Yong from Brunei
- Philip Lim from Malaysia
|A visitor to DRT Malaysia taking a photo|
Asia Pacific Underwater Photo Challenge 2019
|Some of the matching scuba diving equipment sold in complete sets|
Who is DRT?
- Entrance fee: RM10.00
- Certified divers, seniors above 60 years old: RM5.00
- Disabled and children who are under 130cm high: Free Entrance
|Visitors checking out some of the vendors at DRT Malaysia|