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12 November, 2019
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  • Vote in the 2020-2022 Board of Directors Election  |  READ
  • Don't Miss DEMA Central Features and Guests  |  READ
  • Author's Corner at DEMA Show Provides Opportunities to Meet Authors  |  READ
  • Sales Appreciation Program Happening at DEMA Show 2019  |  READ
  • DEMA Member Update & Annual Meeting Happening at DEMA Show  |  READ
  • Save $50 on 2020 DEMA Membership at DEMA Show |  READ
  • Hunt for Treasure at DEMA Show |  READ
Election2020-2022 DEMA Board of Directors Election Begins Tomorrow, November 13th
DEMA's 2020-2022 Board of Directors election will take place from November 13, 2019 to January 27, 2020.

All 2020, A-category DEMA Members who join by 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time on January 13, 2020, the date-of-record for this election, are eligible to vote.

The candidates for the 2020-2022 Board of Directors Election are:
  • CATEGORY A1: Manufacturers, Distributors and Sales Representatives of Diving Equipment Manufacturers or Distributors
    • Chuck Fultz, Innovative Scuba Concepts, Inc.
  • CATEGORY A2: Diver Certification and Training Organizations and Field/Sales Representatives of Certification and Training Organizations
    • Tom Leaird, Scuba Educators International
  • CATEGORY A3: Dive Publishing, Media, Dive Industry Consulting, Associations and Non-Retail Service Providers
    • William Cline, Cline Group Advertising, Inc.
    • Michael Johnson, Solstice Productions
    • Ronny Roskosch, Diving Industry Pro Consulting
  • CATEGORY A4: Retail Distribution of Diving Goods and Services
    • Bill Cole, Sea Experience
    • Werner Kurn, Ocean Enterprises
    • John Miller, Texas Dive Center Inc.
  • CATEGORY A5: Dive Travel Providers and Resorts
    • Steve Weaver, Dream Weaver Travel
Voting stations are available at DEMA Show in the DEMA Central, booth #1561, or votes can be submitted online at  
DEMACentralDon't Miss DEMA Central Features and Guests

While at DEMA Show, be sure to stop by DEMA Central, located in booth #1561, for numerous services and features, including:

  • Author's Corner featuring Jon Coon, Al Hornsby, Brandi Mueller, and Steve Zazulyk
  • DEMA Board of Directors Election Voting
  • DEMA Go Dive Now Partner, Cascade Game Founder, Creator of Infinite Scuba
  • DEMA Hall of Fame Hosted by Ambassadors Zale Parry & Alese Pechter
  • DEMA Member Credit Card Processing Provider, Desormais
  • Hans Hass Centennial Celebration Gallery, Created in Partnership with the Historical Diving Society
  • Power Up iCafe Sponsored by United
  • Ships to Reefs Guest: Artificial Reefs International
ACAuthor's Corner at DEMA Show Provides Opportunities to Meet Authors
Ever dreamt of meeting and talking to your favorite authors, hearing about their exploits and encounters, and purchasing your own signed copies of their books? Now you can at DEMA Show 2019 with the Author's Corner, taking place in DEMA Central, Booth 1561.

Meet with the follow authors during their scheduled times below:

Ghost River
Wednesday, 12:00-12:30 PM
Thursday, 12:00-12:30 PM
Friday, 12:00-12:30 PM

Face to Face: Up Close with Mother Nature
Friday, 3:00-3:30 PM

The Airplane Graveyard: The Forgotten WWII Warbirds of Kwajalein Atoll
Friday 2:00-2:30 PM

The Ring Finder - How To Make A Profit With Your Metal Detector
Wednesday, 3:00-3:30 PM
Thursday, 3:00-3:30 PM
SalesSales Appreciation Program Offers the Chance to Win $100 Towards DEMA Show Purchases
The DEMA Show 2019 Sales Appreciation Program will provide participating Attendees with opportunities to have DEMA pay $100 toward their purchases actually made during the four-day DEMA Show. Click through to learn more about the program and how you can participate.
MemberUpdate2019 DEMA Member Update & Annual Meeting is Happening Thursday, November 14th, at DEMA Show
Engage with DEMA Members, the DEMA Board of Directors and DEMA Committee Members, and learn how YOU can be involved in the diving industry's trade association!

Join DEMA President Tom Ingram for breakfast and an information-filled morning, along with fellow industry leaders and influencers as you learn about the importance of your involvement to the success of the industry and DEMA.

During the Annual Membership Meeting DEMA will also recognize the first recipients of the Diving Community Champion Awards. This new award recognizes how DEMA Member companies and recreational diving benefit the general public and help advance communities.

Thursday, November 14, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Room: W300
JoinBecome a 2020 DEMA Member at DEMA Show to Save!
Save $50 on your 2020 DEMA Membership when you join while at DEMA Show. Not only will you save big, you'll also receive an exclusive Member gift (while supplies last)!

 Visit DEMA Central, Booth #1561, and become a 2020 DEMA Member!
Explore 10 hand-picked destinations on the Show Floor - each location is home to a special mobile app code. Once complete, you will be entered in a prize drawing! Winners will be notified via email at 3:00 PM EST on Friday, November 15. *Must have a valid email to win.

The treasure hunt will go live on November 13th! Download the DEMA Show Mobile App in the Apple or Android store to participate and look for the "treasure hunt" icon on the main dashboard to create your profile.

This year's prizes:
  • One (1) complimentary Silver Level DEMA Membership for one (1) calendar year
  • Two (2) $100 Visa gift cards (one per winner)
  • One (1) complimentary Seminar Package registration for DEMA Show 2020 in New Orleans, LA
  • One (1) complimentary DEMA Show 2019 store item (value not to exceed $75)
Check out some of our newest 2019 DEMA Members! 

Learn about their business, how you can connect with them, what their business is doing to shape the future of the industry, how they got involved in the industry, and much more!
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2019 Q3 Certification Census Now Available
DEMA's Certification Census includes data on U.S.-based Open Water Certifications. Access the updated data today!  
DEMA Show 2019 is happening this week! Visit the site today to register, get updated Show information, book your stay in the official hotel block, learn about exhibitors and Show features, and more!  
Free Advertising & Marketing Support
DEMA's Go Dive Now Advertising Campaign and Marketing Toolkit makes it easy and inexpensive for you to reach and acquire new customers. Log in to access your resources!
Go Dive Now Pool Tour
The Go Dive Now Pool has started adding events to the 2020 schedule. Check out where the Pool is headed and get involved today!
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