Congratulations PADI Business Academy Bangkok Attendees!

With an average increase of 13.6% in diving certifications for 2013 attendees compared with 2012, your attendance at the PADI Business Academy provided the required foundations to see similar results for your own business.

All 29 PADI Retail & Resort Association Members were together in Bangkok, Thailand on 20th – 21st May to gain first hand insights on numerous online business practices and strategies, customised to meet the specific needs of the diving industry.

Throughout the two-day workshop the following topics were discussed:

  • Is Your Website Working For You?
  • Blogging
  • Facebook
  • You Tube
  • Google+
  • Instagram
  • Email marketing
  • ScubaEarth
  • eLearning
  • Marketing to Chinese speaking customers

There have been 450+ PADI Retail & Resort Association Members attend the PADI Business Academies since 2012, each leaving the workshops with powerful insights into how the above topics can help them reach out to new and existing divers.

What will you implement first to help your business?

 

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First PADI Business Academy in 2014 Complete!

The first PADI Business Academy for 2014 has been held in Manila, Philippines from 14th – 15th May with a total of 14 PADI Retail & Resort Association Members in attendance.

Held at the InterContinental in Makati City, PADI Retail & Resort Association Members collaborated to learn ways in which they can help to grow their dive centre and it also gave them the prime opportunity to network with their fellow peers.

Topics covered over the two-day programed included –

  • Is Your Website Working For You?
  • Blogging
  • Facebook
  • You Tube
  • Google+
  • Instagram
  • Email marketing
  • ScubaEarth
  • eLearning
  • Marketing to Chinese speaking customers

PADI Business Academy attendees in 2013 were thrilled with a 13.6% increase in total diving certifications compared with 2012 – let’s see what 2014 brings! Next stop, Bangkok, on 20th – 21st May.

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PADI Business Academy – additional member support

The first PADI Business Academy was this year in Manila, Philippines. It almost goes without saying that it was a huge success with excellent feedback from the members participating. Its the third consecutive year that Manila is hosting this 2 day seminar.

One of the extra services PADI Asia Pacific offers, is a follow up visit from our Marketing Executive Sheridan Hatcher. The 3-4 hour service visit offers support with all eMarketing areas and Social Media support available. This service is offered free of charge to all PADI 5 star facilities and is in very high demand.

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Sheridan Hatcher working with PADI 5 star IDC DIVE BUDDIES in Manila.

 

There is a waiting list to have a visit from Sheridan Hatcher, but don’t let that hold you back. For the Philippines, please contact the Regional Manager Jimmy Christrup (jimmy.christrup@padi.com.au) and he will assist you setting up a meeting.

 

Its worth mentioning that shops that are attending the PADI Business Academies, have a average of 16% increase in Entry level courses.

Business Academy Bangkok – Book now!

Business Academy

Book your spot at the PADI Business Academy in Bangkok, Thailand which takes place on 20 – 21 May 2014. Follow up results from PADI Members in Asia Pacific revealed that the group of 108 PADI Retailers and Resorts who completed the PADI Business Academy in 2013, enjoyed an average increase of 13.6% in diving certifications compared with 2012. This highlights the tangible benefits that PADI Business Academies provide for PADI Dive Centres and Resorts.

Date Location Venue
20 -21 May, 2014 Bangkok, Thailand Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park

Refer to online brochure for other locations in the Asia Pacific region.

At the PADI Business Academy, you’ll explore the latest, modern-day, cutting-edge business techniques and walk away from the two-day program armed with tools to implement strategies most valuable to your business. To ensure a custom-tailored learning environment, the number of attendees is limited, so the Business Academy staff can really focus on you. Following the completion of Business Academy, PADI Staff will follow-up with you throughout the year to help you reach your business goals set during the program.

PADI Business Academy tuition fees are offered through three tiers: 5 Star Dive Centres/Resorts, Dive Centres/Resorts and Individual Members. Tuition fee includes tuition for one member, a USB drive filled with PADI Business Academy materials and a cocktail reception.  Plus, with every four paid attendees from your store, you’ll receive a free tuition credit for a fifth member of your staff – making the decision to attend even easier.

The online brochurecontains detailed information about the various workshops and a schedule of events. View the online brochure.

The PADI Business Academy program is filling up quickly and numbers are strictly limited so PADI staff can provide you with personal attention. So don’t delay – contact your PADI Regional Managers Gio Cacchione and Andy Auer or download the registration form to enroll in the PADI Business Academy program and prepare to transform your business for success in 2014.