DEMA Show 2023 | November 14–17, 2023 | Ernest N. Morial Convention Center  | New Orleans, Louisiana


No other event allows you to interact with the entire dive, action watersports, and travel industries all in one place like DEMA Show. The Show is a MUST-attend event if you want to experience the latest industry trends and develop business and professional relationships in a face-to-face setting unlike any other.

275+ Education Sessions

30% of attendees are NEW to DEMA Show each year

87% of attendees come to DEMA Show to evaluate and demo new products


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THANK YOU to our Sponsors and Partners

Exhibitor-Sponsored Education

DEMA Show Exhibitor-Sponsored Seminars offer your company the opportunity to present face-to-face technical information, trainings, and in-depth sales demonstrations direct to attendees in a formal educational setting.

Exhibitor-sponsored education space is available exclusively to confirmed exhibitors. Once you’ve booked your exhibit space, login to reserve you education meeting space and take advantage of the FREE promotions!

Reserve Seminar Space

Register & Reserve Before July 25 to Receive:

  • Early Bird Discount Rate

  • Seminar listing in pre-show Conference Brochure

  • Seminar and sponsor listing with description on DEMA Show Website and DEMA Show Mobile App

  • Seminar and sponsor listing in onsite signage at DEMA Show (if reserved by October 9)

Register & Reserve After July 25 to Receive:

  • Seminar & sponsor listing with description on DEMA Show Website and DEMA Show Mobile App

  • Seminar & sponsor listing in onsite signage at DEMA Show (if registered by October 9)

Hourly Seminar/Meeting Room Rates

Submission Date DEMA Member Rate Non-Member Rate
Before July 25 $225 $450
After July 25 $325 $550

About the Hourly Meeting Time Slots

  • Time slots are available Tuesday, November 14 — Friday, November 17, 2023 as outlined under seminar availability (below). Meeting rooms are reserved in 60-minute increments with 45 minutes allotted for presentation and 15 minutes allotted for both set-up and tear-down.

  • Complimentary projectors will be provided for use by DEMA Show Exhibitors reserving hourly Exhibitor-Sponsored Education time slots.

Note: Each day, from 1:00 PM — 3:00 PM, DEMA Show Power Hours will take place on the Show Floor. Attendees are encouraged to conduct business on the DEMA Show floor during this time , and as such, no exhibitor-sponsored education seminars may be conducted during this time.

Meeting Room Availability

Time Slot Tue, Nov. 14 Wed, Nov. 15 Thurs, Nov. 16 Fri, Nov. 17
10:00 AM Available Available Available Available
11:00 AM Available Available Available Available
12:00 PM Available Available Available Available
1:00 PM Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable
2:00 PM Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable
3:00 PM Available Unavailable Unavailable Available
4:00 PM Available Available Available Available
5:00 PM Available Available Available Unavailable

Exclusive Meeting Room Rates

Room Type DEMA Member Rate (Before July 25) DEMA Member Rate (After July 25)
Exclusive Small Room           $4,900 $5,100
Each Additional Small Room $2,500 $2,600
Exclusive Large Room           $5,700 $6,100
Each Additional Large Room $2,900 $3,100

Liability Exclusion: DEMA and Show Management are not liable to the exhibitor, its representatives or employees for any loss or damage to property due to theft, fire, accident or any other cause.

Fees for Meetings: Show Management encourages free offerings. If you are charging a fee, the pricing information MUST be included in description provided with this application.

For more information or to discuss additional requirements or needs, please contact Gretchen Wendorf at

Login to your exhibitor portal to secure your seminar space today!

Reserve Seminar Space

Meeting Space Allotment

The amount of time and number of meetings/seminars an exhibitor may reserve is based on the amount of exhibit space contracted. Additional time may be purchased in excess of an exhibitor's allotment according to the following:

  • Exhibitors may reserve up to one hour of time for per 100 square feet of contracted exhibit space at DEMA Show.
  • Exhibitors may request up to five additional hours, exceeding their allotment, at the current rate at the time of the request.

Meeting Room Set-Up

Seminar/meeting room space utilizes a combination of classroom and theater-style seating. The number of allowed participants will be maximized based on current safe health protocols.

  • Hourly Seminar Rooms will be set with a head table, wireless microphone, 8’ screen, LCD projector and projector cart included. Exclusive meeting rooms can be set as requested by the exhibitor. An 8' screen and projector cart will be provided. 

  • Exhibitors may order and pay for additional audio/visual equipment through the official contractor, AVmedia Inc. at

  • Catering service is available for order through the official contractor, Centerplate. Ordering information can be found in the exhibitor service manual.

Policies / Meeting Space Assignment

  • Exhibitor-Sponsored Education meeting space is available to DEMA Show Exhibitors

  • Exhibitors MAY NOT sublet rooms to other companies.

  • Meeting space is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis in order by date and time of receipt of application.

  • If first preference is unavailable, show management will notify you and assign a time based on availability.

  • Payment MUST accompany meeting space request.  Applications will not be processed, and meeting space will not be held, without payment.

  • No refunds for cancellations received after August 18, 2023.

  • Meeting rooms are reserved in 60-minute increments with 45 minutes allotted for presentation and 15 minutes allotted for both set-up and tear-down.

  • Application information will be listed EXACTLY as entered.

  • Audio recording, video recording and photography of meetings is NOT allowed without expressed permission of presenter.

  • Exhibitors using music in their meeting room, either live or mechanical, must provide NTP with a copy of Exhibitor’s licensing agreement with ASCAP, BMI, SESAC or other such licensing organization or must expressly warrant in writing to NTP that no such license is required due to exemption under 17 U.S.C. § 110 (5) or other specified exemption.  Further, should Exhibitor play music, Exhibitor agrees to indemnify and hold NTP and/or DEMA harmless from any action brought against NTP and/or DEMA by ASCAP, BMI, SESAC or other licensing organization for the playing of such music.

  • Per DEMA’s Conflict Avoidance Policy the service of legal documents is restricted. Attendees and Exhibitors who initiate legal proceedings at DEMA Show will be responsible for all legal fees incurred by DEMA in response to such proceedings.

  • Confirmation email will be sent once your application has been approved. Confirmation will include the meeting date, meeting time, and room number. 

Set-Up and Tear-Down

It is the responsibility of each exhibitor to incorporate the time needed to properly set up and tear down equipment and displays within the time allotted, without interruption to any session preceding or following in the same space. Any exhibitor who goes over their allotted time will incur an additional delay charge of $500.

Meeting rooms are reserved in 60-minute increments with 45 minutes allotted for presentation and 15 minutes, allotted for both set-up and tear-down. Exhibitors must remove all equipment, merchandise, displays and other related material from the meeting rooms immediately following their session. DEMA and Show Management are not responsible for securing items in the meeting rooms.

A NOTE ABOUT ATTENDEE LISTS: DEMA does not sell or otherwise provide a contact list of DEMA Show attendees to any business or DEMA member. If you receive a solicitation to purchase a DEMA Show attendee list be advised that it is not an official or sanctioned list from DEMA, and may not be genuine or accurate.