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We all know that the DEMA Show 2019 is the place to be if you want to be up to date with the latest equipment, trends and the overall diving industry news.

At the DEMA Show you will get the opportunity to participate in DEMA- Sponsored Seminars and Exhibitor-Sponsored Seminars and plenty of DEMA-sponsored Education sessions.

Are you working in the diving industry and wants to grow your business, this is the best opportunity for you to get face-to-face with other business within the industry.

But, with so many great Booths, sessions, and shows, what should you see.

We’ve gathered a list of the most interesting and exciting things to see in 2019.

[We’re still updating the list, so if you have anything to add - contact me at [email protected]]

We hope to see you in Orlando…

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Henderson

Henderson is one of the must-see booths and they have some very exciting news this year.

Henderson will be debuting a new wetsuit at DEMA 2019 that is the result of a secret project that Henderson started in 2014.

There have recently been many clever marketers stating their wetsuits are Neoprene free, however, their products do not contain and have never contained Neoprene.

Henderson has made brand new and innovative wetsuit that replaces Neoprene. This makes the wetsuit 100% Neoprene free! A completely new insulating foam that is available in thicknesses from 1 to 7 mm.

You can see the full reveal of Henderson's new wetsuit on Nov 1, 2019. Make sure to swing by Henderson at booth #1821.

The president of Henderson Joe Polak is sure that this reveal will be some of the biggest news, at this year's DEMA Show. It will possibly one of the biggest changes to a divers Thermal Protection, since the inception of the wetsuit!


Must see Booths

DAN party at DEMA Show

DAN would like to invite you to join their team for the annual DAN party at DEMA Show. "Help us kick off our 2020 celebration of DAN's 40th Anniversary"
The Party is on Wednesday, November 13, 6:30 – 8:30pm, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Ballroom C.


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Mermaid Protector AG

Mermaid Protector AG is very excited to present its new 2020 collection and to be the first sustainable label for watersports and outdoor fashion without neoprene at the DEMA Show, Florida.

The company is very pleased to present to their customers, that never before has there been a wetsuit collection presented to the world in this way, with such a personal message from each photo artist who captured a life-changing moment in his working life as a draft for our suits.

We will show our audience the power, commitment, and motivation - to do as much as we can for the environment, and be a frontrunner for the communities and people all over the world. No matter which color or culture we all have one common dream; Protecting the ocean!

Do you want to know more about Mermaid Protector AG, then drop by their booth at #1371


Must see Booths

DiveAssure's Booth

On DEMA DiveAssure will offer the best diving accident and dive-travel insurance programs including an exclusive liveaboard insurance plan. Additionally, DiveAssure offers the most comprehensive liability program for dive centers and diving professionals. DiveAssure shares its revenues with its partner businesses. Business owners/managers that are not yet affiliated with DiveAssure are welcome to visit us at booth #1843 to learn how to protect their clients while adding substantially to their earnings.


Must see Booths

Time Concepts, LLC

The DEMA Show is quickly approaching and Time Concepts, LLC wants to introduce you to one of the company's watches that will be debuting a new watch brand. We are proud to debut our newest watch brand, Bia™, at the DEMA Show.

Along with the newly released Bia™ brand, Time Concepts will also present three of their current lines of dive watch brands at Booth #761 including the Hawaiian Lifeguard Association dive watch series, the newly released Shane Dorian ICON Signature Series dive watch collection and Szanto’s Vintage Dive 5200 series.

If you have questions or would like to visit the booth to learn more, please feel free to stop by our booth #761.


Must see Booths

NAUI Green Diver Initiative

The NAUI Eco-friendly Diver Effort (GDI) objective is to promote preservation via education, collaborations and also tasks concentrated on ecological stewardship. GDI's vision is a globe with tidy, healthy and also lasting marine settings This workshop will certainly cover exactly how the Eco-friendly Diver Effort has evolved to expand to benefit even more areas on a worldwide as well as regional range and exactly how divers and also dive clubs can utilize GDI to become environmental guardians. This session is open to all.

GDI's brand-new purpose now concentrates its interest in promoting preservation with education and learning, partnerships and also activities concentrated on environmental stewardship. This updated tactical vision evokes a world with clean, healthy and balanced as well as lasting water settings. The strategic plan comes with objectives of education, understanding, ecological adjustment, and self-sustainment.

NAUI Worldwide

Established in 1960, NAUI Worldwide is just one of the diving sector's largest not-for-profit company whose function is to allow individuals to appreciate underwater activities as safely as feasible by giving the finest quality sensible education, as well as to actively promote the conservation as well as the defense of the world's underwater atmospheres. As a leader in diving education and learning, NAUI has developed a number of programs and also principles accepted throughout the diving sector. NAUI: The Meaning of Diving!


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Building a Robust Travel Program

Whether you are entirely new to offering traveling or seeking to grow your existing program, discover exactly how you can take advantage of the solutions as well as expertise readily available to you as part of the NAUI Traveling Team. Collect pointers as well as techniques from highly-skilled, certified traveling professionals and learn how you can prepare your travel both personally and professionally.

This session will certainly offer the chance to trade suggestions via discussions and share tried-and-tested techniques with experienced industry peers. Learn exactly how you can utilize this effective travel resource to its fullest capacity in order to accomplish your very own organisation goals, tap into new earnings as well as set your organisation apart as a really one-stop-shop while supplying a full variety of extensive solutions for your dive groups as well as even one of the most critical independently taking a trip clients. This session is open to all.

NAUI Worldwide

Established in 1960, NAUI Worldwide is just one of the diving sector's largest not-for-profit company whose function is to allow individuals to appreciate underwater activities as safely as feasible by giving the finest quality sensible education, as well as to actively promote the conservation as well as the defense of the world's underwater atmospheres. As a leader in diving education and learning, NAUI has developed a number of programs and also principles accepted throughout the diving sector. NAUI: The Meaning of Diving!


Events

Tektite

Tektite continues to set the standard in diving strobes and marker lights. Their new improved multifunction Strobe 3500 is now available. The 3500 have 3 different functional program choices:

  • 2hz. Strobe only
  • Strobe/Steady (for backup dive light).
  • Or the New 3-function: 2hz, strobe/SOS/Steady (for backup dive light).

Tektite will also introduce their new accessory flotation collar for the 3500/4500 strobe models, for surface marking use/distress marking.

If this makes you excited you should visit Tektite at booth #2317.


Must see Booths

Five Mistakes in Diving Safety

Among the most amazing aspects of coming to be a scuba diver is how much you will certainly discover! Not only will you establish skills for diving, you will certainly likewise discover an unusual quantity regarding yourself as well as what you can if you want to challenge yourself.

SEI/PDIC International

PDIC is a leading global scuba training and also accreditation firm. With an approximated 5 million active leisure divers, this experience sporting activity is being appreciated by scuba divers from all professions. As even more people participate in brand-new tasks, it's revitalizing to recognize that scuba is open to virtually any person who enjoys the water. Take a minute and also discover our virtual globe of diving
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PDIC's objective is to train secure, confident divers who will certainly have fun discovering one of our earth's most attractive worlds. With all degrees of accreditation available from open water through the instructor, PDIC prides itself on being acknowledged worldwide as "The Quality Training Agency". We preserve just the greatest requirements of direction, stability, and also conduct.


Events

Polar Diving in the Arctic and Antarctica

Join our Dive Group Leader, Mr. Henrik Enckell, in discovering Polar Diving in Spitsbergen, Greenland and also Antarctica. Discover all the logistics as well as needs along with the locations you will certainly dive in. The Arctic & Antarctica might seem to be similar initially look but they each have their special attributes which will certainly be shown to you in a wonderful aesthetic means and also a terrific narrative. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Set out on an Oceanwide Expeditions Antarctica cruise and also experience the outermost side of human exploration. Oceanwide's Antarctic cruise ships involve you fully in the unparalleled terrain of Antarctica, presenting you to a diverse host of animals while additionally involving you in exciting exploration cruise ship activities like kayaking, trekking, mountaineering, scuba diving, and also outdoor camping. Your Antarctic exploration cruise ship will extensively acquaint you with Antarctica's remarkable ice wilds, drawing out your internal explorer as you explore gigantic glacier fronts, amazing berg-filled bays, and coastlines surrounded by looming, snow-swept mountains. Also readily available throughout Antarctic cruise ships aboard our new vessel, Hondius, are unique science-based activities that explore the incredible Antarctic community.

Oceanwide Expeditions

Oceanwide Expeditions is a Dutch business focusing on expedition-style trips to Antarctica and the Arctic. Releasing its very own fleet of ice-strengthened vessels, Oceanwide highlights small-scale, adaptable tours that give guests close contact with polar wildlife, landscapes, and also archaeological sites. Tours normally take place in areas only available by sea, with little to no infrastructure. The locations seen are first reached by ship, after which exploration overviews take little groups of travelers to landing websites using Zodiac Milpro RIBs (rigid blow-up watercraft), making it possible for risk-free cruising as well as maximum coast time.


Events

DEMA Awards Party

Rewind back to the '80s

Dust off your acid-washed jeans & tease up your hair, THE DEMA AWARDS PARTY is going back to the 80s. Be there or be square!

Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: Hard Rock Live Orlando
(Shuttle bus service provided from all three DEMA Block hotels: Rosen Centre, Days Inn, and Doubletree)
Attire: 80’s Party Attire Encourage

Break out your most BODACIOUS 80’s attire because we’re turning back the clock for a night that will be totally RADICAL! Celebrate with us as we honor the accomplishments and contributions of the 2019 Reaching Out Awards recipients, CAPTAIN SPENCER SLATE AND ARMAND “ZIG” & JOANN ZIGAHN, along with this year’s Wave Makers honorees.

The evening will kick off with a networking cocktail hour- unwind with your peers and friends, both old and new alike! But that’s not all dudes and dudettes, you’re in store for a night of delicious food and desserts, a RIGHTEOUS awards ceremony and TOTALLY AWESOME live entertainment from 80’s cover band SWITCH back to the ’80s!


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Dominica

Dominica has been named one of the top dive destinations in the Caribbean!

The water-sport festival held in the Caribbeans by Dominica is a very old tradition.

Around the second week in July every year, Dominica celebrates its dive fest for seven to eight days.

If you want to know more about the Caribbean's boasting and colorful reef's Dominica is the booth to see. You can find Dominica at booth #1106. Hear about their amazing boat rides.

Another interesting activity you can experience with Dominica is whale-watching! With a high success rate, you have a very good chance to see sperm whales in their natural habitats.

Dominica has three main diving areas on the west coast, south, central and northern sides, and all their dive tours offer unique diving experiences.

Dominica also offers topside activities for non-divers that you can do in the afternoon.


Must see Booths

Dirty Tricks for Underwater Photographers in Post

The majority of people acquire advice for shooting topside easily, but getting any useful techniques for underwater images can be troublesome. Erin Quigley will take you through a specific set of tips and tricks formulated for underwater shooters. These tips and tricks will be clean and simple and on the other hand downright dirty. Whichever you prefer they are all essential to have in your arsenal of post-production tricks.

Erin Quigley has been an authority in the underwater diving world for many years now. She is an award-winning underwater shooter and an Adobe ACE certified digital imaging consultant. Her site GoAskErin.com was instrumental in the underwater photography community. On the website, she focuses on custom tutorials and one-one instructions with fellow underwater divers trying to learn some new techniques.

Her show will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, between 11:30 AM-12:15 PM. This all takes place at the DEMA Show at the show floor booth #327.


Events

The Best Cameras Underwater Right Now

New technologies are popping up every day in the underwater photography sphere and this makes it exciting if you are a new hand or an old pro in the industry. If you require updating your system it can be problematic navigating the wide ocean of new equipment and choosing which fits your style of shooting best. Steve Miller has been an ACE in trying out various equipment over the years and finding the best for your certain needs. He has access to all the latest gear and he knows exactly how they perform in the water. He goes into detail how they perform and then gives recommendations on the best brands/models from among Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, and Panasonic – from compact, mirrorless, and DSLR.

Steve Miller has been teaching underwater diving techniques since 1980. His mission is to relish in watching his former students receive significant accolades for their work. He is a jack of all trades at the Ikelite Photo School like creating aspirational photos as an ambassador, leading the Ikelite School, doing equipment testing, represents the school at dives shows and provides one-on-one photo advice to customers via email.

His show will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, between 12:30 AM – 1:15 PM. The event is happening at the DEMA Show on the show floor at Booth #327.


Events

You, Too, Can Become a DAN Instructor!

Intend to broaden your training course offerings? Have an added income stream? Provide repeating programs? Exactly how about enhancing your capacity to get to trainees-- also non-divers? Perhaps even educate those who might render help to you if you are hurt or ill. In this discussion, we will talk about just how to end up being a DAN instructor (and also eventually an instructor fitness instructor), factors to do so, and what courses you can instruct. This seminar is for any type of dive experts interested in coming to be a DAN Teacher.

The DAN Instructor Qualification Training Course (IQC) is the passageway in becoming a DAN Teacher. Active diving professionals who are DAN Members are qualified to sign up in this program. A MOUTH-TO-MOUTH RESUSCITATION guideline credential is likewise needed but can be gotten as part of the IQC.

Divers Alert Network

DAN began as the National Diving Accident Network (NDAN) in 1980 with the aim of initiating 24-hour extremity hotline with accessibility to physicians who were trained and experienced in the acknowledgment, care, transportation and also recompression treatment of diving injuries. Within the very first year alone, the concept verified so preferred that a 2nd, non-emergency line was developed to manage the demand for medical and dive security details.


Events

Mastering Macro: Mike Discusses His Secrets to Lighting

Creating ideal macro images takes a lot of hard work and hours of dedication. Mike Bartick shares all his insights on creating compelling and inspiring macro images. He articulates that off-camera lighting, backlighting, snooting, adding color and capturing movement are just some of the topics up for discussion. Your whole shooting repertoire will be expanded with the wealth of knowledge that Mike Bartick possesses. There will be a QnA session about all the theories discussed on how to make compelling macro images right after the talk.

Mike Bartick started the first 20 years of his professional life as a chef. He states he still loves cooking but it was time for another passion. Mike is a world-renowned macro photographer; he is especially renowned for blackwater specialists. He is originally from California and has a laid back comedic attitude. If he is not in the water he is teaching diving and photography techniques to people in his program.

You can catch his presentation on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 3:30 pm till 4:15 pm. It is held at the DEMA Show on the showroom floor in Booth #327.


Events

The History of the Sac Actun Cave System in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

People are always intrigued by the great strides visionaries make to further our understanding of the world and people in it. The lead explorer Robbie Schmittner gives his firsthand account of the history of the Sac Actun Cave System. This was the exploration that leads to it being the world’s longest underwater cave.

Robbie Schmittner has over 15 years of experience in diving and has an exceptional passion for cave diving. His initial endeavor to get certified in Germany failed and this led him to Mexico where after 4 years of hard work he succeeded with his buddy Steve Bogaerts, to establish Sac Actun – the largest water-filled cave system.

The showcase will take place at the DEMA Show on November 15, 2019, between 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM at the show floor in booth #2427.


Events

Truk Lagoon or Bikini Atoll? Dive Deeper into the Wreck Diving Capitals of the World, See What Sets These Remote Locations Apart and Learn How to Plan for the Trip of a Lifetime

Wreck diving is a truly immersive experience that takes you back to a forgotten part of history in a turbulent time. Aron Arngrimsson is a world-renowned wreck diver and explorer. He was part of The Dirty Dozen expedition. He will be delivering a talk about the Pacific ghost fleets in Tuk Lagoon and Bikini Atoll. He will take an in-depth look at the history behind the Operational Hailstorm and Operation Crossroads.

These military operations were detrimental to ships in Truk and Bikini. He will also explore how it is there today when you go wreck diving and how you can explore these wrecks with some of the world’s leading divers and explorers.

Aron Arngrimsson was born in Iceland and moved to Denmark in his teens and got his degree and experienced the underwater for the first time. He soon went up the rank to divemaster and technical diver. He was hooked from the very beginning and has never looked back since.

He will have his talk on November 15, 2019, at 1:30 PM till 2:15 PM at the DEMA Show on the show floor at Booth #2427.


Events

Divers alert network

Each year I’m quite sure that every DEMA Show attenty will drop by the DAN® booth #1311. To find it, walk in the door, look left and the DAN banner will guide you from there.

Why is the DAN booth a must-stop on your itinerary? It’s simple; if you come to the DAN booth, you’ll be sure to find something to enrich your diving safety.

Renew your Business Membership, and spend some time with our Business Membership experts ensuring you’re maximizing every benefit available to you. Renew your individual or family membership and earn a chance to win a trip with Nautilus Liveaboard Diving Adventures.

Check out new and cool product offerings from DAN. Often DAN will show a preview of a new safety device that is sure to revolutionize what is considered standard safety equipment for individual divers.

Pick up a schedule of the dozens of seminars and training programs DAN is offering at the show; whether you’re a DAN instructor who needs an update or someone who simply has an interest in decompression illness or PFOs, DAN has a program for you.


Must see Booths

Fourth Element

At the DEMA show 2019 Fourth Element, booth 1813, will be launching new products including the Hydra Drysuit - a High Density Neoprene suit with a slim fit and excellent flexibility, a new boot, made using natural rubber and recycled linings as well as several new additions to our award winnig drysuit underwear collection.

Also, Teh’ll be demonstrating the instore BIOMAP system -an innovation allowing a perfectly fitting custom drysuit to be created from just two photographs, and showcasing the packaging innovations we have made as part of our Mission 2020 initiative.

Who is Fourth Element

Fourth Element is the market leader in thermal protection and leads the way as an aspirational dive brand. With customers including FBI dive teams, the Norwegian Navy and the US National Parks Service, fourth element products are proven in the most demanding conditions worldwide.


Must see Booths

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Since DIVE.in is going to DEMA Show for the first time we decided to prepare ourself:
Find out EVERYTHING happening at DEMA Show 2019 and write about the best.

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Torben co-founder and editor of Divein.com. If you have something amazing going on at DEMA Show 2019 let me knwo and I'll drop by. 

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History and a loyal audience

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24%
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average household income
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Spend on scuba gear and and international dive trips in the past 12 month
32
median age of all visitors
69% says they are married
83%
are employed
19% of our visitors work directly in the Scuba industry
690
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8.1
average years of diving
67% are certified with PADI
22% are certified with NAUI or SSI

43% of our visitors are looking to become a certified
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63% ~ 37%
Male vs Female ratio
says Google Analytics
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9 days
spend yearly on dive or snorkel related vacations
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