NAUI Worldwide Releases Schedule of Events for DEMA Show 2019

Tampa, Fla. (July 16, 2019) – The National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) Worldwide, a leader in diver training and education, is pleased to announce the release of its 2019 DEMA Show schedule of seminars, workshops, and special events.

NAUI’s complete digital program guide is available at

“This year’s schedule of seminars and workshops are designed with industry leaders in mind,” said Rick Lorimor, NAUI Executive Director. “The seminars will better enhance diver training and improve business capabilities while providing educational support.”

The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association (DEMA) Show, held this year in Orlando, Florida, between November 13-16 is expected to be one of the largest gatherings of diving, action water sports and adventure travel professionals this year.

Throughout the event, NAUI is hosting the following specialty workshops and seminars: two, two-day workshops for First Aid Instructor Workshop (FAIW) and First Aid Instructor Trainer Workshop (FAITW) and a full-day NAUI Instructor Trainer/Course Director/Course Director Trainer Requalification Workshop. In addition, various free NAUI-sponsored one-hour seminars are scheduled throughout the show.

For continuous updates and to register to attend a specific workshop, both members and non-members can visit the NAUI Events Page at

“The DEMA Show gives NAUI Worldwide a great opportunity to showcase its training products and services, as well as show a large number of diving professionals the business opportunities for NAUI members and affiliates,” said Jack Snively, NAUI’s Director of Business Development.

NAUI’s presence and a full suite of presentations are expected to capture the attention of DEMA’s 1,400 member companies worldwide. Presentations will highlight the latest advances in diver training and education, including topics on underwater imaging and operational safety, dive planning, public safety, and technical diving, special needs diving, freediving, and leadership training. Many business development topics will also be discussed, to include information on program pricing strategies, travel, divemaster development, and continuing education.

NAUI members will also enjoy several member-only events, including Navigating CORE and NAUI Mobile, Coffee with the Board, the Awards Ceremony and Annual General Membership Meeting, Member Update, and a Meet and Greet with Regional Representatives.

“Our presentations are geared to help dive professionals succeed. We encourage dive professionals and company representatives to stop by the NAUI booth to learn more about the benefits of a NAUI membership,” said Snively.

In addition, NAUI will host its member reception on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Pirate’s Dinner Adventure, situated not far from the Orange County Convention Center. To find out more and get registered, visit the NAUI Member Reception page.

In an effort to congratulate and recognize the efforts of NAUI’s dedicated members and hardworking staff, the evening will include dinner and entertainment surrounded by theatrical drama, acrobatics and music aboard an 18th-century ship replica. Attendees can also expect raffle giveaways and silent auction opportunities throughout the night.

Industry professionals should visit Booth 1642 to learn more about NAUI’s training programs, products and services, and how to become affiliated with NAUI Worldwide. Individuals can also take advantage of DEMA special pricing on all products and promotional items that accompany NAUI’s marketing and training initiatives throughout November.

To learn how you can define your business with NAUI at DEMA Show, visit or call +1 813-628-6284.


About NAUI Worldwide

Founded in 1960, NAUI Worldwide is the scuba industry’s largest not-for-profit agency whose purpose is to encourage people to enjoy underwater activities as safely as possible by providing the highest quality practical education, and to actively promote the preservation and protection of the world’s underwater environments. As a pioneer in diving education, NAUI has developed many of the programs and concepts accepted throughout the diving industry. NAUI: The Definition of Diving!

About DEMA Show

DEMA Show is the world’s only trade-only event open exclusively to industry professionals and is produced by the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA), and managed on its behalf by National Trade Productions, Inc. (NTP).  DEMA is an international organization dedicated to the promotion and growth of the recreational scuba diving and snorkeling industry.  With more than 1,400 members, this non-profit, global organization promotes scuba diving through many initiatives including consumer awareness programs, media campaigns and sponsorship of DEMA Show.   For more information on DEMA call 1.858.616.6408 or visit