Join us for the PADI Business Academy Lite on 29 May, 2019 in Trincomalee.

Business Academy- PADI

This one day PADI Business Academy will aim to highlight the importance of understanding and evolving your business model to meet the needs of today’s consumers.

Over the course of the day, attendees can expect to gain further knowledge on the following topics:

  • Website
  • Customer Service
  • Sales
  • Social Media

There will also be dedicated workshop time at the conclusion of the day, where PADI staff will help you work on specific action plans for your dive operation.


Register your place before 17 April 2019, to receive AUD $20 off the cost of your registration. Plus, with every third paid attendee, you will receive a fourth free. So get in quick and register your spot today!

Register Now

The number of attendees is limited to ensure that the PADI Business Academy staff can really focus on you. Register today to make sure you don’t miss out!

For more information, please contact your PADI Regional Manager or email

You can also view the rest of the upcoming PADI Business Academies for 2018 here

PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer Course in Cebu

Freediver - PADI Freediver - Underwater - Constant Weight Immersion

PADI is pleased to announce a PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer Course, scheduled from 13 – 18 May 2019, in Cebu, Philippines.

The course will help current PADI Master Freediver Instructors transition to PADI Freediver Instructor Trainers, which involves broadening instructional and mentoring skills, plus expanding communication abilities. 

If you are interested in this course, please start the procedure by downloading the PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer Course Fact Sheet. This will give you an idea of the requirements and procedures involved and will help answer some of the most frequently asked questions.

To apply for the course, download the PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer Course Application Form. The application form should be submitted electronically to The deadline for submitting your application is 5 April 2019.

If you would also like to attend the EFR Instructor Trainer Course (scheduled for 12 May 2019), please register here.

Note that even though these programs are hosted by PADI Asia Pacific, they are open to members from any PADI Regional Headquarters. 

PADI at ADEX 2019

Join us at the Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) 2019! ADEX will take place from Thursday 11th of April to Sunday 14th of April 2019 at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre in Halls 401-405 in Singapore.

ADEX, celebrating its 25th year in 2019, is the perfect space for communities within the diving industry to meet, network, share stories, and exchange ideas. ADEX aims to raise a new generation of divers and grow the diving community around the world.

At the PADI Booth will be representatives from PADI Asia Pacific, PADI EMEA, PADI Travel, Project AWARE and PADI Swim School. There will also be a PADI Member Forum and a PADI Travel workshop held during ADEX.

PADI Member Forum
When: Saturday, 13 April
Time: 10am – 12pm
Where: Bluegreen360 Zone

PADI Travel Workshop
When: Saturday, 13 April
Time: 12pm – 1pm
Where: Bluegreen360 Zone

PADI Dive Shops at ADEX 2019

Dive Centre/Resort Booth Location
Blue Reef Scuba Q10 Singapore
Simply Scuba Private Limited A19, A20 Singapore
Taveuni Dive K19 Fiji
Infiniti Live Aboard K15 India
AquaMarine Diving – Bali R21 Indonesia
Bali Hai Diving Adventures Q08 Indonesia
Blue Corner Dive Penida Q03 Indonesia
Bunaken Divers Seabreeze Resort R18, R20 Indonesia
Dragon Dive Komodo H21 Indonesia
Legend Diving Lembongan Q04 Indonesia
Meridian Adventure Dive A23 & J14 Indonesia
Oceans 5 Resort H27 Indonesia
Froggies Divers K20 Indonesia
Mimpi Menjangan Dive Resort P15 Indonesia
Sea Safari Cruises A06 Indonesia
Mola Mola P21 Japan
Fun Azul Fleet Q05 Japan
Tenggol Coral Dive Resort Q25 Malaysia
Aqua Sapien Dive Services M21, M23 Malaysia
Scuba Junkie M17, M19 Malaysia
B&J Diving Centre P22 Malaysia
Scubaspa Maldives Q09 Maldives
Suvadiva Divers Maldives G16 Maldives
Mandhoo Guest House & Dive Q22 Maldives
Phocea Mexico Playa F21-F23 Mexico
Dream Divers L20 Philippines
White Manta M11, M13 Thailand
Worldwide Dive & Sail G20 Thailand

If you’re planning on exhibiting at ADEX or any other show or expo this year, please get in touch with your PADI Regional Manager to discuss how PADI can support you with these events.

For more information on ADEX 2019 visit or contact your PADI Regional Manager.

For other dive shows and events, see our list of 2019 PADI attended dive shows.

PADI Completes 2018 as a Record Setting Year

Scuba Diving - Tanks - Cylinder - Out of water - Enriched Air - Nitrox

PADI Members from all over the world work hard each and every day to spread their love of diving. Through sharing our passion we’re able to encourage more people to discover and continue diving the ocean planet.

Dedicated marketing specialists in each PADI office around the globe execute marketing strategies to promote the life-changing opportunities and adventure diving offers, as well as showcasing just how easy it is to get started. Specifically, the PADI team execute marketing strategies involving email marketing, events, social media and online advertising, just to name a few. However together, the hard work of the PADI family, professional members, dive centers and resorts has all helped us reach record-breaking success in 2018.

With your help we have been able to accomplish some amazing things in 2018:

  • More than 6,600 PADI dive shops and 135,000 PADI Professionals.
  • Reached 1,000,000 certifications.
  • Introduced numerous digital products and language offerings.
  • Launched PADI Travel.

What else was accomplished in 2018? Check out our quick 2018 Brand Highlights video below.

With these amazing results, it’s no surprise that PADI completed 2018 as their strongest year to date. Thanks to the dedication of passionate members across the globe, PADI now dives into 2019 with unprecedented momentum.

For more information on the marketing undertaken by PADI contact or your PADI Regional Manager.