PADI Business Academy – Outbound Chinese Tourism, Bali

PADI_Business_Academy_2Did you know that more than one in ten international tourists worldwide are from China? Last year alone there were over 120 million outward-bound journeys from China, of which around half were for leisure.

With the rapid growth of Chinese travelling overseas, ‘PADI Business Academy – Outbound Chinese Tourism’ is a fantastic opportunity for you to learn how to engage with the Chinese market and ignite growth in all operational aspects of your business.

This Business Academy is taking place on April 25th in Bali.

The presentation and support materials will be in English.

This one day program will focus on:

  • What the Chinese Consumer is Worth to Your Business
  • Elements of a Successful Website
  • Social Media –WeChat, Weibo and Video Platforms
  • User Generated Content and its direct impact on business
  • Effective visual merchandising
  • Chinese Instructor Development Opportunities
  • E-commerce and Online Travel Agents
  • Marketing tools and Chinese Services Available to PADI Members

PADI Business Academy Includes:

  • USB Drive filled with Business Academy materials
  • PADI Business Academy Polo Shirt
  • Lunch, snacks, tea and coffee

Tickets are limited so secure your place and register now

If you would like more information on the PADI Business Academy – Outbound Chinese Tourism, please email marketing@padi.com.au or contact your PADI Regional Manager.

*Price does not include airfare, hotel or transportation costs. All other expenses incurred will be the responsibility of the participant. Dates and locations are subject to change, please refer to the PADI Pros’ Site for the latest information.

PADI Business Academy Outbound Korean Tourism

 

PADI_Business_Academy_2Want to enhance your marketing and business strategies this year and improve the overall effectiveness of your initiatives specific to the Outbound Korean Tourism (OKT) market? Learn how by attending the only PADI Business Academy – Outbound Korean Tourism (one–day) program.

We are excited to announce that there will be a PADI Business Academy – Outbound Korean Tourism Seminar in Cebu on the 28th of May, 2018.

There are over 26 million outbound tourists each year from South Korea. With the rapid growth of Koreans travelling into Philippines and Asia, this program is a fantastic opportunity for you to learn how to engage with the Korean market and ignite growth.

This program is scheduled to be presented in Korean. If you are interested in attending but don’t understand Korean please contact your PADI Regional Manager Conny Jeppson to discuss options.

BONUS – Early Bird Offer

Register your place before April 26th 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 early and register your spot today.

The  number of attendees is limited so get in early and reserve your seat!

Click here to register

Join PADI at TDEX 2018

The Thailand Dive Expo (TDEX) will take place from Thursday 10th May to Sunday 13th May 2018 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok.

Held in conjunction with the annual Thailand Golf Expo, TDEX has established itself as an important marketplace for divers, equipment manufacturers, training providers and dive resorts to meet and network. TDEX organisers aim to promote and support the diving industry, promote Thailand as a tourism hub of Asia and to promote dive and adventure destinations both inside and outside Thailand.

Many other PADI Dive Centres & Resorts will be exhibiting alongside PADI at TDEX with promotions and exciting competitions on offer throughout the show. In addition, PADI will be hosting a Member Forum at the expo. For more information, contact your PADI Regional Manager.TDEX 2016 - Logo 250x250px

Details
Thailand Dive Expo
10-13 May 2018
Bangkok, Thailand
Website

You can view the full list of dive expos PADI will be exhibiting at in 2018 here.

PADI at ADEX 2018

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Join PADI at ADEX 2018 next month, from the 6th – 8th of April at the Suntec Convention Center in Singapore.

ADEX is the longest running dive expo in Asia and is celebrating it’s 23rd anniversary in 2018. This is a must attend event for anyone involved or interested in the world of diving.

PADI will be at booth Q01 – 02 in front of the main entrance and we look forward to chatting all things diving with you over the course of the weekend.

PADI Territory Director, Paul Tanner will be speaking about the PADI Difference on the main stage at 12.20pm on Friday, 6th of April.

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Paul is a PADI Course Director with over 15 year’s experience as a PADI Instructor. He is also a PADI Instructor Examiner and an EFR Instructor Trainer.

Prior to his appointment as PADI Territory Director, Paul was the PADI Regional Manager for four years, overseeing one of the world’s fasted growing regions.

Before joining PADI, Paul worked as a PADI Dive Instructor and Dive Operation Manager in Koh Tao, Thailand as well as the Caribbean Islands.

A number of PADI Dive Stores will also exhibit at ADEX 2018. See the full list below.

COMPANY NAME COUNTRY BOOTH NO.
WATERSPORT BEACH RESORT & DREAM DIVERS PHILIPPINES B01
NAUTILUS DIVING BALI INDONESIA D01 – 12
GARDEN ISLAND RESORT FIJI L22
SEA SAFARI CRUISES LIVEABOARD INDONESIA H19
ATLANTIS INTERNATIONAL BALI INDONESIA J09 – J10
FROGGIES DIVERS INDONESIA K20
7SEAS INDONESIA L10
ABYSS OCEAN WORLD INDONESIA L25
REEF SEEN DIVER’S RESORT INDONESIA L25
BUNAKEN OASIS INDONESIA P20
COOL DIVE SEMPORNA SABAH P21, P23
B&J TIOMAN MALAYSIA P22
BLUE CORNER DIVE INDONESIA Q03
FUN AZUL FLEET JAPAN Q05
AQUATICA DIVE RESORT TIMOR LESTE Q06
WORLD DIVING LEMBOGAN INDONESIA Q07
BALI HAI DIVING ADVENTURES INDONESIA Q08
KOMODO RESORT INDONESIA Q09
WHITE MANTA DIVING THAILAND Q12
PONI DIVERS BRUNEI Q14
GRAND LULEY MANADO INDONESIA R13
AQUAMARINE DIVING BALI INDONESIA R21
VIKING SCUBA / SCUBA FORCE MALAYSIA P24, P26
BEQA LAGOON RESORT FIJI F16
AIYANAR BEACH & DIVE RESORT PHILIPPINES E15
SUMMER DIVE CENTRE MALAYSIA F26
MERIDIAN ADVENTURE DIVE INDONESIA G27
EASY DIVE PHILIPPINES G22
SCUBA JUNKIE S.E.A.S MALAYSIA P21 P23
AQUA MARINE SOUTH KOREA R21
BLUE REEF SCUBA MALAYSIA S21
LUTWALA DIVE?? INDONESIA R13
SCUBADDICTION MALAYSIA Q20
CENINGAN DIVERS INDONESIA P16 P18
PAPUA DIVING INDONESIA J17
BLUE MARLIN INDONESIA J11 J12
SEA SAFARI INDONESIA H19
FAMILY DIVER JAKARTA INDONESIA H13
TAVEUNI DIVE RESORT FIJI H11
MARLIN DIVERS XDEEP SINGAPORE M01, M03, M05
LEGEND DIVING INDONESIA Q04
SIMPLY SCUBA MALAYSIA A19 A20
BLUE ORCHID RESORT & DIVE CENTER PHILIPPINES J01 – 08

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.

PADI Business Academy Bangkok

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Join us on the 15th and 16th of May 2018 in Bangkok for the PADI Business Academy.

PADI’s Business Academies run over two days and aim to highlight the importance of understanding and evolving your business model to meet the needs of today’s customers.

2018 Presentation Topics

Over the 2 days, attendees can expect to gain further knowledge on the following topics:

  • Website
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Database Mining
  • Integrating Digital Products and OLPC 2.0
  • Social Media
  • Business Management
  • Online Advertising
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities

Sheridan Hatcher, PADI Marketing Executive, maintains that a key feature of the Asia Pacific Business Academies will be the strong focus on the ongoing PADI staff follow-ups and close working relationships with attendees, not only during the Academy but also beyond.

“We will aim to help attendees achieve their business goals that they set over the course of the program. These goals are chosen by attendees from the topics and business opportunities discussed over the two days,” she says.

BONUS – Early Bird Offer

Register before Tuesday, April 3rd and receive AUD$40 off the cost of your registration. Plus, if you register and pay for three people, you will receive the fourth registration free!

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.

Click here to register

PADI Business Academy – Outbound Chinese Tourism, Bali

Register for the first PADI Business Academy Outbound Chinese Tourism seminar for 2018!PADI_Business_Academy_2

Bali – Wednesday, 25th April 2018.

With more than one in ten international tourists worldwide from China, it’s no wonder people want to know more about how to engage with this emerging market. Last year alone there were over 120 million outward-bound journeys from China, of which around half were for leisure.

With the rapid growth of Chinese travelling overseas, ‘PADI Business Academy – Outbound Chinese Tourism’ is a fantastic opportunity for you to learn how to engage with the Chinese market and spark growth in all operational aspects of your business.

What will be covered?

  • What the Chinese Consumer is Worth to Your Business
  • Elements of a Successful Website
  • Social Media – Weibo, WeChat and Video Platforms Such As Youku and Tencent Video
  • Managing your Social Media accounts
  • Referral Programs and Implementation
  • Chinese Instructor Development Opportunities
  • Marketing tools and Chinese Services Available to PADI Members

Register Now

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Supercharge Your Dive Operation in 2018 & Beyond

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Want to enhance your multi-channel marketing and business strategies this year and improve the overall effectiveness of your initiatives? Learn how by attending one of the PADI Business Academy programs below;

2018 SCHEDULE

PADI Business Academy (2 Days)

  • PBA Bangkok, Thailand – 15th & 16th May
  • PBA Bali, Indonesia – 23rd & 24th May
  • PBA Sydney, Australia – 27th & 28th June
  • PBA Cebu, Philippines – 16th & 17th October

PADI Business Lite (1 Day)

  • PBA Lite Fiji – 12th March
  • PBA Lite Shanghai – 9th April
  • PBA Lite Taipei – 25th June
  • PBA Lite Chennai, India – 26th June
  • PBA Lite Beijing – 11th September
  • PBA Lite Brisbane, Australia – 12th September

PADI Business Academy OCT (1 Day)

  • PBA OCT Bali, Indonesia – 25th April
  • PBA OCT Koh Tao, Thailand – 8th December
  • PBA OCT Tawau, Malaysia – 12th December

PADI Business Academy OKT (1 Day)

  • PBA OKT Cebu, Philippines – 28th May

*Dates and locations subject to change, refer to the PADI Pros’ Site

or contact your Regional Manager for the latest information.

2018 PRICING*

2 Day Programs including Early Bird (EB);

PADI 5 Star Dive Shop PADI Dive Shop Individual Member
$339 (or $299 EB) $439 (or $399 EB) $539 (or $499 EB)

1 Day Programs including Early Bird (EB);

PADI 5 Star Dive Shop PADI Dive Shop Individual Member
$169 (or $149 EB) $219 (or $199) $269 (or $249 EB)

*Early bird (EB) discounts for bookings 6 weeks before date.

*4th attendee free with 3 paying attendees.

*Prices exclude GST – Applicable for Sydney & Brisbane.

PADI Business Academy; a two-day seminar that focuses on the current and potential business opportunities. Presentations and workshops include; Website, Customer Service, Sales & Pricing, Email Marketing, PADI’s Digital Space, Business Management, Social Media & Video, and Tourism & Niche Markets.

PADI Business Academy Lite; a one-day seminar that focuses on selected current and potential business opportunities. Presentations and workshops include; Website, Customer Service, Social Media and Sales.

PADI Business Academy Outbound Chinese Tourism; a one-day seminar that focuses on the outbound Chinese tourist market. Focused presentations and workshops include; Chinese Consumers, Website, Social Media, Content, Merchandising, Pro Opportunities, and E-commerce.

PADI Business Academy Outbound Korean Tourism; a one-day seminar that focuses on the outbound Korean tourist market. Focused presentations and workshops include; Korean Consumers, Website, Social Media, Content, Merchandising, and Sales.

Below are two recent testimonials from PADI Professionals:

“The PADI Business Academy is always a great opportunity to stay up to date with changes. I always learn something new that I can use to help improve my business.” Elaine Brett, Master Divers

“As a PADI Member it’s a must attend event to enhance your knowledge and stay updated.” – Lucia Palupi, Ody Dive Center

2018 CREDIT

Attendance at a PADI Business Academies will result in PADI Member Seminar credit for:

  • PADI Master Instructor applications
  • PADI Course Director Training Course applications

For more information and to register visit; 2018pba.eventbrite.com