The following individuals will serve three terms.
Jenna Meistrell, Body Glove (elected 2021)
A2: Diver Certification and Training Agencies
Tom Leaird, SEI Scuba
Jeff Mondle, PADI Americas (elected 2021)
A3: Dive Publishing, Media, Consulting and Non-Retail Service Providers
William Cline, Cline Group Advertising
Dan Orr, Dan Orr Consulting (elected 2021)
This review comes on the coat tails of the other virtual dive show, Scuba.Digital, which we attended a few weeks prior and the conclusions are just about the same; The conference component in which attendees can listen into a range of webinar-style presentations worked reasonably well.
The rest of it, however, such as networking activities which is an essential part and, to entities like ourselves, the most important aspect of taking part in dive shows, absolutely did not.
While various governments, as of writing this, are mulling over various subsidies or bailouts to tide over whole sectors of business to the other side of the coronavirus outbreak, much uncertainty and concern for the future remains at this juncture among operators with whom X-Ray Mag has spoken about the matter.
This year the DEMA Show ( Diving Equipment and Marketing Association) is being held in Las Vegas from Wednesday 16th to Saturday 19th November inclusive.
Attendees from all over the world fly in to attend the Dive Industry’s only trade-only event at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
DEMA has confirmed that there is an 'early bird special' where current DEMA members can save up to US$125 on their registration fees provided they book by 7th October.
DEMA Show will feature the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino as this year’s Host Hotel.
The month of November sees the return of the international dive industry trade convention, the DEMA Show, to Orlando, Florida, USA. In a peek-behind-the-scenes conversation with Tom Ingram, Executive Director of DEMA (Diving Equipment and Marketing Association), Rosemary Lunn’s interview reveals an engaged, enthusiastic diver who is passionate about our industry and the business of diving.