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Be Inspired!

OZTek is the premier dive show in the Asia Pacific Region covering all aspects of technical 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 70 exhibitors. The OZTek Diving Technologies Conference and Exhibition remains a clearly targeted 2-day event enjoyed by an affluent and influential audience of diving consumers and industry elite.


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 18th March 2017: 09.00 - 18.00 / Sunday 19th March 2017: 09.00 - 17.00.


Saturday 18th March 2017: 09.00 - 18.00
Sunday 19th March 2017: 09.00 - 17.00


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



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 OZTek2017.



Ariel UTS Function Centre, Ultimo, Sydney
Sunday 19th March. 7.30 p.m. - Late

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 OZTek2017 Awards.



We choose speakers to inspire, speakers who fire the imagination, who teach, amuse and amaze. 

Bookmark the new OZTek Dates 18/19th March, 2017 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: [email protected]


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 OZTek2017 Conference will offer an inspirational voyage of discovery into all of diving's future possibilities.

Discover the Conference Schedule here


Conference Tickets

Come and visit the Exhibition (including the Photographic Centre, Underwater Photographic Exhibition and workshops for only $15.

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, 2017 and be automatically entered into the Opening Ceremony draw to win an overseas dive trip. 

Look for the Ticketing Page to book your tickets.


2017 Photo Competition & Exhibition

The OZTek2017 photo competition focuses on wrecks, caves and open categories - with the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in prizes - The Call for Entries will be announced in 2016 - check the Photo Comp page to enter.

Winning images will be displayed in our Photographic Exhibition open during the weekend along with some of the impressive images from past competitions.

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 18/19, 2017 in your diary today!