Friday, August 12, 2016

DEMA Invites the Diving Industry to “Boogie Down” at the 2016 DEMA Awards Party

The 28th annual presentation of the prestigious Reaching Out Awards will bring the Dive Industry together in celebration on November 18, 2016. This year’s disco-themed DEMA Awards Party will take place at The Joint at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas, NV.  Join us and get ready to boogie down 70’s style with all your friends, business associates and industry peers as we celebrate and honor the extraordinary careers of the recipients of the 2016 DEMA Reaching Out Award and celebrate the 40th Anniversary of DEMA Show.

First presented in 1989, the Reaching Out Award honors leaders in the diving community whose significant contributions to the sport have elevated the industry on all levels. This year’s recipients, Lad Akins and Leslie Leaney will be joining an extraordinary list of distinguished past Honorees.

DEMA Awards Party attendees are encouraged to join in the festivities by dressing in their best disco-inspired party attire! This year’s DEMA Awards Party will kick off with a networking cocktail hour followed by a delectable array of food and desserts, memorable Reaching Out Awards ceremony and high energy live entertainment that will have you singing and dancing the night away.

DEMA Members can save up to $50 per individual ticket! Be sure to get your tickets today as you register for DEMA Show as prices will increase after October 7th and are only available while supplies last. Further information about the 2016 DEMA Awards Party including ticket pricing and event details are available on the DEMA Show website. Those interested in purchasing a VIP reserved table for 8 can do so now. For information about sponsorship opportunities please contact Colleen Vasquez at  

New Resources Just Added to the Go Dive Now Member Toolkit!

Just this week, DEMA added new Go Dive Now banner ads, email headers and a new customizable video to the Go Dive Now Member Toolkit. These new campaign resources are FREE for DEMA Members to download and are a great way to promote the ease (and fun!) of becoming a certified diver. Entice potential customers with this captivating imagery on your website, throughout your social media pages, and within your emails. 

Log in today to access these and other free Go Dive Now campaign resources. 

Go Dive Now's latest customizable video promotes the wonder and adventure that awaits just below the waves and uses a generic closing that allows you to add in your own marketing message and/or your business' contact information! Also available, are two other customizable videos promoting certification classes and dive travel. These videos are perfect for embedding on your website or sharing on social media. Additional versions will become available to Members in the near future.