Ocean Heroes

Join us for an unforgettable evening of Inspiration and Hope at the ‘One Night Stand with Ocean Heroes’, featuring world-renowned ocean advocates and experts at ADEX 2023, Singapore, on 31st March 2023 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Begonia Junior Ballroom 3rd Floor 3011 & 2012 at 7.30pm.

The ocean is a vital part of our planet and the life it supports, and it is up to us to protect it. Here is your chance to hear inspiring stories from this incredible lineup of ocean heroes – personalities who have dedicated their lives to its protection.

This exclusive event is a limited-entry affair, open to Invitees and VIP Pass Holders only.
You can book your ticket for this event at only $101, and also avail yourself to exclusive merchandise worth $301, to make this an evening you won’t want to miss.

Your ticket includes
1. Official ADEX Ocean Mission T-Shirt, worth $38
The Official ADEX Ocean Mission Singapore T-shirt is manufactured using the finest quality material from the US. Sporting the iconic prints of Ocean Mission Singapore and the ‘Ocean Citizens’ logo, this is a durable, high quality T-shirt that is a valuable must have.

2. 3 Days’worth of Entry Passes to ADEX Ocean Mission, worth $30

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ADEX Asia Dive Expo – The largest and longest-running dive consumer and trade show in Asia – will return as ADEX Ocean Mission 2023 on 31st March to 2nd April at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands.

ADEX Mission 2023 dedicates its theme to all the inspiring and wonderful women in the dive industry in an aim to celebrate, empower and connect all those who dive or are in any way connected to the ocean across the globe.

This 3-day event will bring together distinguished speakers from around the world that include scientists, marine conservationists, underwater photographers, videographers, artists and passionate ocean lovers. It also provides a platform for exhibitors such as dive operators, equipment manufacturers, and tourism boards to network and showcase their technologies, diving destinations, and tour packages to the diving community.

Endorsed by major industry organisations such as the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) and China Underwater Association, recognized as “Best Exhibition Organizer 2018” by the Singapore Tourism Board and recently appointed by the United Nations and Asia-Pacific Diving communities as a Sustainable Ocean Ambassador, ADEX Ocean Mission 2023 is not to be missed!

3. E Magazine Subscription for One Year, worth $28

ASIAN GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE celebrates Asia’s diversity, covering environmental issues, science, exploration, travel, heritage, arts and cultures. Based in Singapore, the team has its fingers on the pulse of Asia, with award-winning contributors scouring the region to bring you powerful stories and images. Titles under Asian Geographic Magazines include its flagship title Asian Geographic, as well as Passport, Asian Geographic Junior, and diving titles, Asian Diver, Scuba Diver and UW360.

4. Historical Diving Society Books Vol 1 & Vol2, worth S140

A unique book Dive the Big Blue: A Historical Affair launched at ADEX 2013, and commemorated the launch of the Historical Diving Society Asia. This stunning and enlightening coffee table book is a collector’s edition that offers an exhaustive depiction of the diving world, coupled with stunning photography paying homage to Ernest Brooks II, who, as Guest of Honor, launched one of the most significant societies in scuba today.

This limited-run book will showcase the history of this great sport, presenting world records made in the deep blue, inventions that has made the sport what it is today, great steps taken forward by the industry’s leaders and visionaries, as well as some of underwaters’ unique attractions that keep us scuba-diving again and again.
Dive the Big Blue: A Historical Affair will also highlight the history of underwater photography, videography and technical diving, charting some of the world’s greatest moments in device and discovery.

5. Asian Diver Big Blue Book 2023, worth $10
This issue honours women divers, who have broken through the glass ceiling, and made giant waves and splashes in the scuba industry, by adding flair and dimension through their grace, beauty and invaluable perspectives.

6. Asian Geographic Passport 2023 worth $10
In celebration of 23 years of Asian Geographic, we introduce an exciting edition of the annual Passport magazine, traversing through the best places to visit in Asia to experience natures finest. From walking through thick vegetation on rocky terrains to catching the exotic bird species’ native to Asia, we commemorate this milestone by celebrating the biodiversity of Asian flora and fauna. Following a break from travel in the previous years, Welcome 2023 with new travel plans inspired by the natural beauty of Asia.

7. Scuba Diver Australasia Map worth $25
The Scuba Diver Asia Pacific Map is a divers insider guide to the best diving spots in the Asia Pacific based on extensive research and exclusive opinions from experienced divers across the continent. This collectors map contains carefully charted locations of the best spots to see all the beautiful and rare marine wildlife across the Asia Pacific that you can continually refer to for all the amazing Scuba Diver dive trips you will soon embark on.

8. Scuba Diver Ocean Planet 2022, worth $10
Scuba Diver Australasia Map
Scuba Diver OCEAN PLANET returns with another inspirational, photography special as we showcase the best images from the top underwater photo competitions around the globe. From macro to wide angle, animal behaviour to conservation, fashion to black and white, we celebrate the past year in pictures, captured by the world’s most talented underwater shooters.

9. Scuba Diver Ocean Planet 2021, worth $10
A Tribute to the Legendary Ernest H. Brooks II
This special edition Scuba Diver Ocean Planet magazine is dedicated to famed photography legend, Ernest H. Brooks II. Featuring exclusive black and white photographs, we will be paying tribute to a photography legend who is not only the heart and soul of black and white underwater photography, but someone who, through his photos, has been able to give back to the ocean, just as it has given to us. It is a compilation of some of the most stunning B&W images from underwater photographers, showcasing the ocean in its most natural and beautiful form. Together with Asian Geographic these photographers honour Ernie with personal notes dedicated to him, and on how he has made an impact in their photography.


Ben Lecomte (USA/France), is a celebrated explorer and ocean advocate. He is best known for his incredible swim across the Pacific Ocean, a journey of more than 5,500 miles that took him over nine months to complete. Ben’s incredible story of perseverance and determination is a testament to the power of the human spirit and the importance of ocean conservation. He will share his insights and experiences from this epic journey, as well as his ongoing efforts to raise awareness about the challenges facing our oceans and what we can do to help.

Pete Bethune (New Zealand), is a renowned author, producer, and speaker. Pete has spent his life dedicated to protecting the ocean and its wildlife. He has been at the forefront of efforts to stop illegal fishing and whaling, and his work has been recognized internationally. As an author, he has written several books about his adventures, including his latest work, “Sea For Yourself: Tales of an Eco-Pirate.” Pete’s passion and commitment to ocean conservation will inspire and motivate you to take action to protect our oceans.

Ines Yabar (Peru) is a Global Ambassador and Sustainability Expert. She is a Youth Power Advocate, and her work has earned her recognition as one of the most influential voices in the world of sustainability. With her deep knowledge of sustainability issues and her commitment to empowering the next generation of leaders, she will offer valuable insights and inspiration to attendees.

Valerie May Taylor (Australia) is a member of the Women Divers Hall of Fame and has spent her life dedicated to exploring the underwater world. She is a renowned underwater photographer and filmmaker and will share her experiences and perspectives on ocean conservation.

Kirk Krack (Canada) has been a leader in the field of diving for over three decades serving as a lifeguard, swimming instructor and coach, recreational scuba instructor, mixed gas diving instructor, commercial diver, and wilderness EMT. This has resulted in Kirk logging over 10,000 dives in some of the most extreme environments such as wrecks, caves, underneath ice, and in dangerous depths up to 168m, where the use of mixed gas and 6.5 hours of decompression time was the norm. Kirk is the Founder and President of the Performance Freediving International (PFI) system of education, co-authored several scientific papers on freediving and has since directed numerous freediving competitions around the world, including the AIDA Freediving World Championships in 2004 and most recent Deja Blue competitions in the Cayman Islands. In 2016 Kirk was awarded the DAN Rolex Diver of the Year award for his dedication to the development of safety in freediving.

Liz Taylor (USA) has been involved with DOER Marine from its inception, becoming President in 1994. The company designs and builds submersibles and other sub-sea systems for applications ranging from ocean exploration to infrastructure inspection. She was also involved in projects relating to ocean exploration, coastal restoration, water management, levees, and watersheds. She advocates for protecting public access to the water and broadening water competency. She is an advisor to Cal Maritime, the Wild Oyster Project and served on the Deep Water Horizon Study Group. She has participated in over 60 scientific diving and educational ocean exploration projects that include three Explorer’s Club flag expeditions. Liz co-hosts the Dive In with Liz and Sylvia series produced by The Ocean Elders. Apart from authoring numerous articles and white papers, she is also the recipient of the prestigious Wings WorldQuest innovation award, a Fellow of the Explorers Club, and a Women Divers Hall of Fame inductee.

Shin Sirachai Arunrugstichai (Thailand) is an independent photojournalist, specialising in marine conservation stories. He is a National Geographic Explorer and an Associate Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers. He often does assignments for conservation organisations and provides news coverage mainly for Getty Images. His photographs have been published in National Geographic, the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Guardian, among others. As a marine biologist, he also often collaborates on scientific studies of sharks and rays in the waters of Southeast Asia, which he calls home.

So don’t miss this incredible opportunity to listen to stories from the deep from some of the world’s most inspiring ocean heroes.

Click on the link below and secure your spot on this limited entry event!