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.

DEMA Show Features


Exhibiting & Sponsorship

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


Exhibitor Companion 5/25/23: DEMA Show Housing is Now Open!


Exhibitor Companion 4/20/23: DEMA Show Registration and Housing Opening Soon!


Exhibitor Companion 3/23/23: Important Deadline is Monday, March 27th!




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For over 40 years, DEMA Show has been the premier, unrivaled diving and watersports event strictly for credentialed dive professionals. Thousands of industry professionals from around the world gather at this event annually to discover new products, get the latest technical training, reconnect as an industry and build new partnerships.

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The Show Floor

DEMA Show’s Show Floor features 600+ leading dive equipment manufacturers, travel destinations, apparel wholesalers and service providers. This showcase of products is a diver’s dream. With every turn, you’re surrounded by the latest innovations, gear, and everything that has recently hit the market.

Product launches, live demos, destination experiences and networking opportunities are abundant and ensure that you have a beneficial, yet sensory experience.

Plus, you can even purchase products on-site unlike other events. And many exhibitors offer DEMA-only discounts and specials!


600+ Exhibiting Companies


200 Travel Destinations


2 Education Stages


New Product Showcase


Show Specials & Discounts


Author’s Corner


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DEMA Show is known for its strategy-based, hands-on education sessions. Technical and strategic experts from around the world bring their unique perspectives and insights providing attendees with newfound inspiration and actionable solutions that they can apply immediately to their businesses.

There are 250+ professional development sessions to choose from based on your area of expertise and focus for personal growth. Whether you are wondering about late-breaking industry products or trends, seeking product demos, how to address current economic developments, discover strategic business practices, or gain specific technical training, the program is designed to with various education formats that will ensure you’re leaving with the knowledge you seek.

Education sessions include:

Sessions designed specifically for image and technical diving topics.

DEMA-Sponsored Education


Exhibitor-Sponsored Education


Resource Center Snapshot

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Special Events & Networking

With 9,500+ credentialed industry professionals and colleagues in attendance every year, special events enable you the opportunity to connect, build relationships, nourish existing ones, and have some fun with those who share the same passion for underwater exploration as you.

From the Silent Auction to dedicated networking events, you’ll have bountiful opportunities to expand your network and develop professional relationships around the globe.

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Attendee Profile

DEMA Show brings together the global diving and watersports ecosystem. With X countries in attendance, you can be assured that you’ll make connections from every corner of the globe. That’s what makes the trip worth the while. You can’t connect with the industry in its entirety anywhere else.

What type of professionals?

  • Diving Retailers and Staff
  • Other Ocean Sports and Related Retailers
  • Equipment Repair Technicians and Shop Owners
  • Boat/Live Aboard Operators
  • Commercial Divers
  • Safety/Search and Rescue Divers
  • Dive Resort Operators
  • Divemasters, Instructors and Assistant Instructors
  • Dive Training and Certification Agencies
  • Dive-Related Environmental Organizations
  • Dive-Related Professional Photographers and Videographers
  • Government and Military Divers
  • Educational/Institutional Organizations
  • Distributors and Exporters
  • Manufacturer Representatives
  • Travel Agent/Retailers
  • Travel Wholesalers
  • Travel Association Professionals
  • Cruise Ship Lines, Operators, and Professionals
Vital relationships are waiting for you exclusively at DEMA Show. Join your peers this November in a location as vibrant as the community you are a part of.

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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.