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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DEMA Show 2023

Tuesday, November 14 — Friday, November 17, 2023

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Halls H-J
900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

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

The DEMA 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 you have a beneficial, immersive, and complete sensory experience.

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


600+ Exhibiting Companies


200 Travel Destinations


100's of Educational Opportunities


New Product Showcase


Show Specials & Discounts


Author’s Corner


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Even More to Experience on the Show Floor!


Visit our newest exhibitors to DEMA Show by stopping by the First-Time Exhibitors Center, where you'll get to make new connections, build new relationships, and explore new products and services!


Discover a wealth of information and savings by visiting DEMA Central. While there, you can also renew your membership or become a member on-site to save $50!


Stop by the Silent Auction to bid on industry collectibles, equipment, art, travel packages, apparel, and other items unique to our industry and provided by our community. All proceeds will benefit DEMA's Member Assistance Programs.


Take time to relax, recharge, and network with fellow DEMA members in these reserved lounges. Member ribbons are required for entry and can be obtained at DEMA Central.


Behind the Curtain: The Story of a Professional Diver's Journey in Hollywood

Join Liz for an inclusive session where she'll share insights about her utilization of diving expertise in some of Hollywood's most prominant productions, including James Cameron's "Avatar: The Way of Water", "Wakanda Forever", and Netflix's "Thai Cave Rescue." BONUS EVENT: Stop by the Author's Corner on Thursday at 2:30pm to hear more from Liz and have the chance to participate in Q&A about her life, career, and more!


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 you can immediately apply to your business.

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


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.

Who Attends?

DEMA Show brings together the global diving and watersports ecosystem. With exhibitors and attendees coming from all around the world, you can be assured you’ll make connections from every corner of the globe! That’s what makes the trip worth the while. Only at DEMA Show can you connect with the industry in its entirety at one time in one place.

DEMA Show Attendees include:

  • 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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More Reasons to Attend DEMA Show 2023

Want even more reasons to attend DEMA Show this fall? Check out a few of the highlights we have in store for you below!

Early Registration Prize GiveawayRegister by September 29 for a chance to win big!

Travel Deals and Discounts — Special Savings exclusively for DEMA Show participants!

Hotel Room Savings — Book by October 16th to secure DEMA Show Hotel Room Block pricing!

DEMA Show Specials — Exhibitor-provided specials exclusively for DEMA Show attendees!

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.