CREDENTIAL INFORMATION

All DEMA Show Attendees and Exhibitors are required to present a valid photo ID in order to pick up their badge, NO EXCEPTIONS!

DEMA Show 2016 is open to qualified dive professionals only and proper credentials are required to attend. Please select a registration category from the choices below. All credentials required for your selected category must be submitted and approved by DEMA Show registration personnel in order for you to pick up your badge and badge holder onsite at DEMA Show.

Click here for information on submitting your required DEMA Show credentials (you must first register for DEMA Show before credentials will be accepted).

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International Distributor

Two Documents are Required to Register as an International Distributor:

  • Current wholesale invoice(s) dated 2015 or 2016 totaling at least $1,000 from a DIVING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER and billed to the dive-industry business under which the attendee is registering as an INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTOR (quantities and individual product dollars may be masked for privacy purposes but total purchase must remain visible)

    AND ONE of the following:

  • Taxpayer Identification Number for the dive-industry business under which the International Distributor registers

  • Copy of current (last 12 months) business license with name of business under which the International Distributor register

    • Please note: If current invoice and/or license was sent in with your 2016 DEMA membership payment you may skip this step. If unsure, please send in a copy.

  • International Identification: Business registry information used in the country of origin or which permits buying in the U.S.

    * Businesses are allotted three (3) buyer badges at regular Show prices. Each buyer badge over the allotment will be assessed with a $25 fee over published registration fees.

Retail Buyer

Two Documents are Required to Register as a Retail Buyer:

  • Current wholesale invoice(s) dated 2015 or 2016 totaling at least $1,000 from a DIVING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER and billed to the dive-industry business under which the attendee is registering as a BUYER (quantities and individual product dollars may be masked for privacy purposes but total purchase must remain visible)

    AND ONE of the following:

  • Taxpayer Identification Number for the dive-industry business under which the buyer registers

  • Copy of current (last 12 months) business license with name of business under which the buyer registers

    • Please note: If current invoice and/or license was sent in with your 2016 DEMA membership payment you may skip this step. If unsure, please send in a copy.

  • International Identification: Business registry information used in the country of origin or which permits buying in the U.S.

    * Businesses are allotted three (3) buyer badges at regular Show prices. Each buyer badge over the allotment will be assessed with a $25 fee over published registration fees.

Influencer
(Instructor, Assistant Instructor or Divemaster/Con, Etc.)

One Document is Required to Register as an Influencer:

  • Training Agency-issued certification card including name and level of professional certification achieved

Dive Travel Buyer

Two Documents are Required to Register as a Dive Travel Buyer:

  • Current wholesale invoice(s) dated 2015 or 2016 totaling at least $1,000 from a DIVE TRAVEL PROVIDER and billed to the dive-industry business under which the attendee is registering as a BUYER (quantities and individual dollars may be masked for privacy purposes but total purchase must remain visible).

AND ONE of the following:

  • Taxpayer Identification Number for the dive-industry business under which the travel buyer registers

  • Copy of current (last 12 months) business license with name of business under which the travel buyer registers

    • Please note: If current invoice and/or license was sent in with your 2016 DEMA membership payment you may skip this step. If unsure, please send in a copy.

  • International Identification: Business registry information used in the country of origin or which permits buying in the U.S.

    * Businesses are allotted three (3) buyer badges at regular Show prices. Each buyer badge over the allotment will be assessed with a $25 fee over published registration fees.

Travel Agent/Travel Professional

Two Documents are Required to Register as a Travel Agent/Travel Professional:

  • Travel Association-issued Certification Cards indicating one of the following certifications: ACC, CTA, CTC, CTIE, ECC, ECCS, LCS or MCC

    OR

  • Travel Organization Affiliation Card showing one of the following affiliations: ARC, CLIA, IATA/N, TRUE/Travel Sellers or TSI

    AND ONE of the following:

  • Taxpayer Identification Number for the travel agency/travel business under which the travel professional registers

  • Copy of current (last 12 months) business license with name of travel business under which the travel professional registers

    • Please note: If current invoice and/or license was sent in with your 2016 DEMA membership payment you may skip this step. If unsure, please send in a copy.

  • International Identification: Travel business registry information used in the country of origin or which permits buying in the U.S.

Attendee
(Dive Store Staff, Non-Exhibiting Manufacturer/Supplier or Other Industry Professional)

Two Documents are Required to Register as an Attendee:

  • Valid printed business card to include name of business under which the attendee registers, attendee name and position

    AND ONE of the following:

  • Taxpayer Identification Number for the dive-industry business under which the attendee registers

  • Copy of current (last 12 months) business license with name of business under which the attendee registers

    • Please note: If current invoice and/or license was sent in with your 2016 DEMA membership payment you may skip this step. If unsure, please send in a copy.

  • Paycheck stub issued to attendee by company under which attendee registers (must include company name and attendee name and be dated within 6 months (180 days) of DEMA Show 2016)

  • International Identification: Business registry information used in the country of origin or which permits buying in the U.S.

  • Government search and rescue teams may provide a business card and job confirmation from their Chief or Commanding Officer on official letterhead, in lieu of the above requirements

Manufacturer’s Representative

In order to register in this category, you must be a representative of a current exhibitor prior to registering.

Two Documents are Required to Register as a Manufacturer's Representative (same as Attendee):

  • Valid printed business card to include name of business under which the representative registers, representative name and position

AND ONE of the following:

  • Taxpayer Identification Number for the dive-industry business under which the representative registers

  • Copy of current (last 12 months) business license with name of business under which the representative registers

    • Please note: If current invoice and/or license was sent in with your 2016 DEMA membership payment you may skip this step. If unsure, please send in a copy.

  • Paycheck stub issued to representative by company under which representative registers (Must include company name and attendee name and be dated within 6 months (180 days) of DEMA Show 2016)

  • International Identification: Business registry information used in the country of origin or which permits buying in the U.S.