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06 August, 2019
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  • Slate Announced for 2020-2023 DEMA Board of Directors Election  |  READ
  • Rewind Back to the 80's at the 2019 DEMA Awards Party  |   READ  
  • Be Part of The Author's Corner at DEMA Show  |  READ
  • Submit a Nomination for the Diving Community Champion Awards  |  READ
  • DEMA Show 2019 to Take Place in the WEST Hall |  READ

As of August 5 th, we can be found at:

6050 Santo Road, Suite 220 
San Diego, CA 92124  

Exhibiting at DEMA Show 2019?
Payments for exhibit space should continue to be sent to the address listed in the "Official Exhibit Space Contract for DEMA Show 2019."
BoardSlate Announced for 2020-2023 DEMA Board of Directors Election
The candidates for the 2020-2023 Board of Directors Election are: 
  • Category A1 - Manufacturers, Distributors and Affiliated Field/Sales Representatives:
    • Chuck Fultz, Innovative Scuba Concepts, Inc.
    • Ronny Roskosch, Diving Industry Pro Consulting
  • Category A2 - Diver Certification and Training Agencies, and Affiliated Field/Sales Representative:
    • Tom Leaird, SEI-PDIC & Leaird's Underwater Service

  • Category A3 - Dive Publishing, Media, Dive Industry Consulting, Associations & Non-Retail Service Providers: 
    • William Cline, Cline Group Advertising, Inc.
    • Michael Johnson, Michael Johnson Entertainment, LLC
  • Category A4 - Retail Distribution of Diving Goods & Services:
    • Bill Cole, Sea Experience, Inc.
    • John Miller, Texas Dive Center Inc 
  • Category A5 - Dive Travel Provider or Resort:  
    • Steve Weaver, Weaver's Dive & Travel Center, Inc.
DEMA Members interested in running in the 2020-2023 Board election can still be included on the ballot by becoming write in candidates. For further details and deadline information interested Members should complete the Board Election Write In Nominee Request.

NOTE: Write-in candidates and those petitioning for them must be current 2019 DEMA Members AND must be renewed for 2020 by the date of record for the election.
DAPRewind Back to the 80's at the 2019 DEMA Awards Party
Join DEMA & the dive industry for the 31st annual DEMA Award's Party, taking place Friday evening, November 15, 2019, to honor the 2019 Reaching Out Award & Wave Makers Award recipients. 

Get your tickets today for this year's 80's inspired evening. Prices will increase after October 14th and are only available while supplies last.
AuthorBe Part of The Author's Corner at DEMA Show
DEMA Show is excited to announce the return of The Author's Corner at DEMA Show 2019. 

This Show feature provides Show attendees and exhibitors with opportunities to meet and engage with authors, hear about their exploits and encounters, obtain signed copies of their books, and have a unique experience while at DEMA Show. 

Participating authors will benefit from the unique opportunity to connect one-on-one with their readers and directly promote their books. 

To participate, authors must be connected to an existing exhibitor (or have their own DEMA Show booth). Authors are encouraged to sign up early and promote their presence at the Show! To learn more and apply to participate in The Author's Corner at DEMA Show 2019, please fill out The Author's Corner Participation form. Time slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis and must be secured prior to the start of DEMA Show 2019. Please refer to The Author's Corner Participation Rules for complete details and requirements.
Diving Community Champion Awards Nominations
DCCDo You Know a Diving Community Champion?
DEMA has launched the Diving Community Champion Awards Program to recognize the good works of DEMA-Member companies and showcase the recreational diving community to the general public. All DEMA-Member companies are eligible to submit a nomination and honorees will be recognized at the Annual Membership Meeting taking place on November 14th during DEMA Show 2019 in Orlando, FL.

Nominations for the award are being accepted until August 30, 2019. Learn more and submit a nomination!
DSDEMA Show 2019 to Take Place in A NEW LOCATION: the WEST Hall of the Orange County Convention Center
DEMA Show will be located in the West Concourse this year. Conveniently located next to the Rosen Centre (host hotel), DEMA Show 2019 will take place in a different building other than the South Concourse, where DEMA Show has been for the past several Orlando visits. 

Click the link below to view an enlarged map of the Convention Center and to locate the West Concourse.
Registration for DEMA Show 2019 is now open! 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 been traveling all over the United States introducing scuba diving to event attendees. Check out photos from the Tour!
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2019 Q1 Certification Census Now Available
DEMA's Certification Census includes data on U.S.-based Open Water Certifications. Access the updated data today!
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