The annual DEMA Show, the largest trade-only event in the world for companies doing business in the scuba diving, ocean water sports and adventure/dive travel industries, attracts hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of dive and travel industry professionals from around the world.

In addition to providing an arena in which to conduct business and network, DEMA Show offers participants the most extensive education curriculum in the industry including DEMA-Sponsored Seminars and Exhibitor-Sponsored Seminars from participating by manufacturers, travel destinations and dive certification organizations.

DEMA Show is produced by DEMA, The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association. For more information contact DEMA at (800) 862-DIVE (3483), (858) 616-6408, visit the official DEMA Show Facebook page, and follow on Twitter.

Award-Winning Show

DEMA Show Honored as One of the 50 Fastest-Growing Shows

DEMA Show was recognized as one of the fastest growing shows in the U.S. by Trade Show Executive Magazine during the Fastest 50 Awards & Summit on May 19-21 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. DEMA Show 2014 grew by more than three times the average rate of all trade shows in the U.S.

Diving Equipment & Marketing Association (DEMA) Executive Director, Tom Ingram, represented DEMA and the dive industry at the Fastest 50 Awards & Summit as DEMA Show was honored as one of the fastest growing shows in the U.S. by net square feet of exhibit space. Out of 50 honorees in the category, DEMA ranked number 21 with a 16.4% increase in net square feet of paid exhibit space!

“DEMA is proud to have accepted this award from Trade Show Executive; a trusted news and industry resource for trade shows both large and small. It was an honor to be recognized and have the opportunity to network with professionals from other fast-growing trade shows from around the country,” said Tom Ingram, DEMA Executive Director. “With the continuing help of National Trade Productions, the management partner for DEMA Show, we continue to look to other growing trade shows for ideas and trends that can ensure the success of DEMA Show for our exhibitors and attendees.”

DEMA would like to extend a sincere THANK YOU to all exhibitors and attendees for their participation in the Show and for making DEMA Show one of the fastest 50 growing shows in the U.S.!

DEMA Show Was Included in TSNN's 2014 Top 250 Trade Show List

DEMA is pleased to announce that its DEMA Show 2014 was named on Trade Show News Network’s 2014 Top 250 Trade Show List. According to TSNN, the list “represents the top 250 trade shows held last year in the U.S. ranked by net square footage.”

Future Dates & Locations


November 16-19, 2016

Las Vegas Convention Center

South Halls

Las Vegas, Nevada


November 1-4, 2017

Orange County Convention Center

Orlando, Florida


November 14-17, 2018

Las Vegas Convention Center

Las Vegas, Nevada


October 30-November 2, 2019

Orange County Convention Center

Orlando, Florida

2020 - Just Announced!

November 4-7, 2020

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans, Louisiana