Asian Diver (English)
BLUE OCEAN PARTY / OCEAN360 AWARDS
ADEX China 2018 painted Beijing glitzy blue at the industry’s much-anticipated dinner party and OCEAN360 Awards event. Held at the Changan Grand Hotel, Beijing, the awards recognise excellence in the marine science and arts industry, diving and ocean conservation.
With over 400 invited guests in attendance, the Blue Ocean Party kicked off with welcome speeches by event organisers, Mr. John Thet from Underwater360 and
Ms. Jean Yan from Shengteng Beijing Trading Co. Ltd.
Honouring 17 award recipients in various categories, the OCEAN360 Awards, lauded guardians and advocators for their effort and achievement in contributing to diving and conservation. The winners were: Sublue (Most Influential Technological Enterprise in Marine Science and Technology), Bestdive (Most Popular Domestic Brand), Li Shuen (Most Promising Marine Charity Leadership Award), Cindy Chen (Most Outstanding Ocean Artist),
Better Blue (Most Outstanding Welfare Organisation in Marine Conservation), DouDou (Most Influential Guardian of the Ocean), Ann Liu [Most Influential Youth Educational Promotion (Mermaid)], Scuba Schools Institution (Most Innovative Diving Institution), PADI (Most Outstanding Diving Institution), Divers Alert Network (Most Outstanding Dive Safety Organisation), Hidy Yu [Industry Advocator Rising
Star Award (Individual)], Mermaid Federation International (Industry Advocator Rising Star Award (Enterprise)), Wang Yikun (Distinguished Contribution Award), Sun Ping [ADEX Ambassador for Photography (China)], Sherin Tang [ADEX Ambassador for Mermaid (Hong Kong)], August Ho [ADEX Ambassador for Mermaid (China)] and Rommy Cheung (Marine Culture Lifetime Achievement Award)