PADI at DEMA Show 2015

16 Jul

DEMA ShowCourse Director Update 2016


Course Director Update 2016


Tuesday, 3 November 2015
7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Grand Ballroom, Rosen Center Hotel

Early registration fee – USD $295
Registration fee after 13 October – USD $320

This year’s Course Director Update will feature breakout sessions structured to emphasize interaction and engagement with colleagues and PADI staff. Learn and share cutting-edge pro training techniques in these sessions, which provide a valuable platform for discussing Instructor Development topics critical to a successful 2016. Renewed, teaching status Course Directors qualify to attend this half-day program. Topics include:

  • Incorporating PADI Digital products in Instructor Development Courses
  • PADI Online Processing Center workshop: How to train the instructors of the future
  • Evaluation training workshop and PADI Digital products use

Don’t miss the PADI Frequent Trainer Program award ceremony recognizing PADI Platinum Course Directors. Arrive at 7:00 am to complete registration and enjoy the complimentary continental breakfast.

Download the registration form or contact Lisa Joralemon at 800 729 7234 (US and Canada only), or +1 949 858 7234, ext. 2296 to enrol.


PADI Social


Tuesday, 3 November 2015
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rosen Center Hotel Ballroom

Come and toast to 50 years of PADI as we celebrate all PADI Members – past and present – and their invaluable contributions to the aquatic realm, the dive industry and the PADI organisation. This milestone is their achievement – as they truly are the way the world learns to dive. The night includes a special tribute and appearances by industry legends, followed by networking and merriment.

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Emergency First Response® Instructor Trainer


Thursday, 5 November 2015
8:00 am -1:00 pm
Salon 7/8, Rosen Center Hotel

Registration fee – USD $575

This half-day program is open to Emergency First Response Instructors who have completed the preparatory online component, and conducted at least five Emergency First Response courses or issued at least 25 Emergency First Response course completion cards. This program includes access to online presentations, an Emergency First Response Instructor Trainer Manual (digital version), Emergency First Response Instructor Course Lesson Guides, Emergency First Response Instructor Course exam booklet and the Instructor Trainer application fee. Please bring a current or updated Emergency First Response Instructor Manual.

Download the registration form or contact Lisa Joralemon at 800 729 7234 (US and Canada only), or +1 949 858 7234, ext. 2296 to enrol.


IDC Staff Instructor Update 2016


Friday, 6 November 2015
8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Orange County Convention Center – S320 B, C, D

Early registration fee – USD $295
Registration fee after 13 October – USD $320

This year’s IDC Staff Instructor Update will feature breakout sessions structured to emphasize interaction and engagement with colleagues and PADI staff. Learn and share cutting-edge pro training techniques in these sessions, which provide a valuable platform for discussing Instructor Development topics critical to a successful 2016. Renewed, teaching status IDC Staff Instructors qualify to attend this half-day program. Topics include:

  • Incorporating PADI Digital products in Instructor Development Courses
  • PADI Online Processing Center workshop: How to train the instructors of the future
  • Evaluation training workshop and PADI Digital products use

Download the registration form or contact Lisa Joralemon at 800 729 7234 (US and Canada only), or +1 949 858 7234, ext. 2296 to enrol.


EVE


Training, Equipment and Travel Sales & Marketing with EVE

Wednesday, 4 November 2015
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Salon 5/6
, Rosen Centre Hotel

See how you can use EVE to increase your training income by using EVE to create course packages, sell equipment to customers before, during and after courses, promote and sell travel and trips to divers on your courses, market promotions and packages to divers in training using the EVE Agent, promote continuing education to divers who purchase equipment and promote equipment packages to divers who book on courses.

Reaching Out to your Divers with EVE

Thursday, 5 November 2015
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Salon 5/6
, Rosen Centre Hotel

Learn how you can use the EVE suite of web services as the basis for expanding your sales territory to the maximum possible customer base. This includes integrating EVE Calendar with your EVE Online store, integrating your EVE website CMS system with your EVE database, using EVE agent to target customers with automated messages based on activity and a hands-on guide to setting up the MailChimp integration to send email and newsletters.

Reporting and Analysis with EVE and Integrating Results with your Marketing

Friday, 6 November 2015
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Salon 5/6, Rosen Centre Hotel

Financial and business analysis is at the heart of your success as a dive business. Come and discover how EVE’s reporting and analysis tools can help guide you to make the right decisions for your business and use that information to improve your marketing, promotion and sales efforts.


Miniseminars at the Orange County Convention Center


Seminar and/or Teaching status credit is available to PADI Members who attend a total of four (4) PADI miniseminars, including Risk Management 2015: Protect Your Divers and Yourself and three other presentations. Attendance validation is required for credit and forms will be available at the seminars.

PADI Digital Suite 101: How to Attract and Enroll Divers

Take an in-depth look at the digital experience from both the diver and dive-business point of view. This seminar will consist of live demonstrations that will walk you through code assignment, the consumer registration experience and focus on integrating digital products into your business.

Wed, 4 Nov
9 am – 10 am
S220 A/B
Thu, 5 Nov
9 am – 10 am
S220 A/B
Fri, 6 Nov
1 pm – 2 pm
S220 A/B

PADI Digital Suite 201: How to Nurture and Communicate

Now that you’ve sold your student diver a digital code, how do you continue to nurture the customer relationship? Discover the touchpoints you have to enhance your customer’s educational experience and the tools available to conduct a successful digital course.

Wed, 4 Nov
10 am – 11 am
S220 A/B
Thu, 5 Nov
10 am – 11 am
S220 A/B
Fri 6 Nov
2 pm – 3 pm
S220 A/B

PADI Digital Suite 301: How to Keep Divers Engaged and Loyal

Attend this miniseminar to discover best practices for processing digital learners and maintaining interaction and engagement after their certification is complete. Tap into their technological mindset and use tools such as ScubaEarth® to keep divers coming back for all of their scuba needs.

Wed, 4 Nov
11 am – 12 pm
S220 A/B
Thu, 5 Nov
11 am – 12 pm
S220 A/B
Fri, 6 Nov
3 pm – 4 pm
S220 A/B

PADI Product Showcase and Standards

This one-hour seminar will focus on the new additions to the PADI suite of offerings, including:

  • Discover Scuba Diving Touch™
  • PADI Freediver program
  • All-new Online Processing Center
  • Certification Pak Language Expansion

Discover how to leverage these products and programs for your business while learning about any additional standards changes that will affect your daily teaching.

Wed, 4 Nov
10 am – 11 am
S220 C
Thu, 5 Nov
2 pm – 3 pm
S220 C
Fri, 6 Nov
11 am – 12 pm
S220 A/B

ReActivate™ Your Business

Did you know a ReActivated diver can generate up to $16,000 US in revenue? Learn how to integrate the PADI ReActivate program by making small changes in exchange for a large return on investment. You can also find out how to tap a new market by ReActivating non-PADI Divers.

Wed, 4 Nov
2 pm – 3 pm
S220 A/B
Thu, 5 Nov
11 am – 12 pm
S220 C
Fri, 6 Nov
1 pm – 2 pm
S220 C

Hold Your Breath! Dive Deeper into the New PADI Freediver Program

Freediving goes against the first rule in scuba diving: never hold your breath. The two principles may be contradictory, but ultimately both are good for business. Learn all about the new PADI Freediver program and how to integrate it into your current course offerings.

Wed, 4 Nov
1 pm – 2 pm
S220 A/B
Thu, 5 Nov
3 pm – 4 pm
S220 A/B
Fri, 6 Nov
2 pm – 3 pm
S220 C

Risk Management 2015: Protect Your Divers and Yourself (Required for credit)

Are you 100 percent prepared in case of a dive accident? Determine how prepared you are through an analysis of real dive incidents and learn how conservative decisions provide better protection. You’ll also learn how to better manage risk in diver education programs and throughout your dive business.

Wed, 4 Nov
3 pm – 4 pm
S220 A/B
Thu, 5 Nov
1 pm – 2 pm
S220 A/B
Fri, 6 Nov
10 am – 11 am
S220 A/B

Website Best Practices

Your website should be just like your staff: inviting, informational and able to close the sale. Learn how make small changes or additions to your website in order to keep your business running 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Wed, 4 Nov
11 am – 12 pm
S220 C
Thu, 5 Nov
1 pm – 2 pm
S220 C
Fri, 6 Nov
3 pm – 4 pm
S220 C

“No Fear” Pricing Strategies

Learn how to price with confidence and find out why you should raise prices year over year. Don’t be afraid of being paid what you’re worth. Find out how to use the PADI Digital Product Suite to your advantage and increase your bottom line.

Wed, 4 Nov
1 pm – 2 pm
S220 C
Thu, 5 Nov
3 pm – 4 pm
S220 C

CDTC Q&A: What It Takes to Become a PADI Course Director

PADI Course Director is the ultimate PADI Professional rating. Come to this miniseminar to learn how you can reach this goal and about the prerequisites, application procedures and acceptance protocols for the Course Director Training Course.

Wed, 4 Nov
4 pm – 5 pm
S220 C
Thu, 5 Nov
2 pm – 3 pm
S220 A/B

PADI Partner Seminars


Diving Against Debris Is Getting Easier

Join Project AWARE® staff for an exclusive test drive of the new Dive Against Debris℠ workshop, specifically designed to help dive professionals engage divers in Dive Against Debris activities and report better data more often. You’ll help Project AWARE create a better tool and walk away informed and empowered to take your Dive Against Debris efforts to new depths.

Wed, 4 Nov
2 pm – 3 pm
S220 C
Thu, 5 Nov
4 pm – 5 pm
S220 C
Fri, 6 Nov
11 am – 12 pm
S220 C

Managing your Swim Program and Pool Operation Risk

Risk management in the context of swim lessons can be very different from safety considerations with scuba students. Learn how the PADI Swim School, which incorporates safety benchmarks into the curriculum and has the highest safety standards in the industry, can help make you the industry leader in risk management along with being the drowning prevention expert in your community.

Wed, 4 Nov
3 pm – 4 pm
S220 C
Thu, 5 Nov
4 pm – 5 pm
S220 A/B
Fri, 6 Nov
10 am – 11 am
S220 C

Expand Your Business with EVE

Discover how the EVE system and platform of services can help boost sales, increase diver acquisition, enhance diver retention, lower business costs, speed up customer communications, reduce logistical headaches and provide real-time information about the state of your business.

Wed, 4 Nov
3 pm – 4 pm
S220 C
Thu, 5 Nov
4 pm – 5 pm
S220 A/B
Fri, 6 Nov
10 am – 11 am
S220 C

Get a jump on booking your DEMA hotel room


Be one of the first to book your room for DEMA Show 2015 at The Rosen Centre Hotel – just steps away from the South Hall of the Orange County Convention Center. Call PADI Travel Network to secure the special room rate of $175 US per night (plus tax) and you’ll receive complimentary parking, internet hook up and access to the hotel’s fitness center.

Along with the popular PADI Social, PADI programs mentioned above will take place in the Rosen Centre Hotel so you’ll be staying in the center of the action.

Contact PADI Travel Network at 800 736 7021 (US and Canada) or email ptn1@padi.com to book your room today.

*Rates subject to change without notice.

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