Here’s the line up of planned PADI® Miniseminars for the 2018 DEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center is Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
By attending the “Tour the New PADI Online Processing Center” and “PADI Products, Programs and Standards” miniseminars, along with two additional presentations, you can regain Teaching status after not renewing for one to three years. To gain seminar credits toward the PADI Master Instructor rating or Course Director Training Course application, you receive one credit for every three PADI Miniseminars attended. Attendance validation is required for credit and forms will be available at the seminars.
Tour the New PADI Online Processing Center (Required for Credit)
This seminar will give you an in-depth tour of the new PADI Online Processing Center. PADI staff will teach you how to distribute and process digital codes, manage digital forms and answer any questions you may have.
PADI Products, Programs and Standards (Required for Credit)
Discover how to leverage new products and programs to increase business, while learning about any additional standards changes that will affect your daily teaching.
Risk Management 2018: Protect Your Divers and Yourself
Are you prepared in your ongoing efforts to avoid dive accidents? Determine how prepared you are through an analysis of real dive incidents and learn how conservative decisions provide better protection. You’ll also learn how to better manage risk in diver education programs and throughout your dive business.
CDTC Q&A: What It Takes to Become a PADI Course Director
PADI Course Director is the ultimate PADI Professional rating. Attend this miniseminar to learn how you can reach this goal and about the prerequisites, application procedures and acceptance protocols for the Course Director Training Course.
Freediving + Scuba = Huge Potential
The PADI Freediver™ program is gaining momentum and you will benefit from adding freediving to your course offerings. Hear from successful PADI Members who have integrated freediver training into their businesses and have experienced great success.
Energize Your Instructor Development Program
Join the PADI Instructor Development team for a 60-minute workshop centered on building a comprehensive and successful instructor development program. Walk away with ideas to create a better customer experience and increase pro-level signups.
Sneak Peek at PADI’s Next Generation Digital Products
Come see the next generation of eLearning digital products and take a tour of the new digital delivery platform. Find out what’s available now and what’s coming down the pike.
Marketing to Youngsters: How to Leverage a Generation to Grow Diving
Did you know Millennials will outnumber Baby Boomers by 2019? Or that Generation Z represents 25 percent of the US population? This seminar will give you tips to tap into the youth market to not only grow your business but also lift the industry as a whole.
Mastering the Art of Entry-Level Conversion
Are you leveraging every tool or opportunity to convert new customers into new divers? Discover the top 10 best practices to increase entry-level certifications, and hear from members who have seen great success using easy-to-implement tactics.
Discover a New World of Opportunity through PADI Travel™
Learn how to use PADI Travel offerings to increase course sales and profits. Already have a travel program? Come learn how you can get involved in the affiliate program to help supplement your travel program.
Conservation as a Business Plan
While remaining committed to safe and responsible diver education, together we can make a significant impact on key issues facing the planet by elevating environmental consciousness in all PADI Divers. Come find out how you can integrate conservation into your business plan to increase profits while preserving the ocean for future generations.
Leveraging PADI Tools to Increase Diver Loyalty and Retention
Discover how to create lifelong divers by leveraging My PADI Club. In this seminar, you’ll learn how you can grow and advertise your business, build stronger relationships with your customers, and keep divers diving for a lifetime.
Project AWARE® Specialty Workshop – Revised and Relaunched!
In this interactive workshop, you’ll discover new and exciting ways to teach the revised Project AWARE Specialty. Guided by Project AWARE’s 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet, you’ll gain practical tools and teaching tips that will make this the go-to course at your dive center or resort. Be prepared for discussion, action and sharing of ideas. You’ll walk away from this workshop ready to turn your divers into the next generation of ocean advocates.
From Swim to Scuba: How to Grow Your Business with PADI Swim School
Learn how adding swim lessons to your business not only provides additional income and job opportunity, but also brings new swimmers, divers, families of divers and the community into your business. Whether you have a pool, rent a pool, want a pool or have an ocean available, PADI Swim School is for you!
Tec Seminars in the Tec Resource Center
Breaking the Accident Chain
No one ever thinks they will have an accident when starting a dive. Accidents don’t generally occur from a single failure but are caused by a series of events the victim didn’t predict could happen. This presentation will explore the events surrounding incidents and what we can do to break the chain before we become victims ourselves.
PADI’s Room Block is Open
Book your room at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino for DEMA Show 2018, just steps away in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Call PADI Travel™ to secure the special room rate of $110 US per night* (plus tax). Pay the resort fee and you’ll receive complimentary wireless internet, access to the hotel’s fitness center, in-room safe use and free local and toll-free domestic calls.
PADI programs such as the PADI Social, Course Director Update, IDC Staff Instructor Update and Emergency First Response Instructor Trainer course will take place in the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino, so you’ll be at the center of the action.
Contact PADI Travel at 800 729 7234 ext. 2539 (US and Canada) or email Christine.Grange@padi.com to book your room today.
*Rates subject to change without notice.