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Being a Member of DEMA provides you with the unique opportunity to connect with other Industry professionals and the Association as we all work together for Industry growth and success. Whether it’s through our programs, events, annual DEMA Show, or legislative efforts, DEMA is always striving to fulfill our mission of, “Bringing businesses together to grow the Diving Industry Worldwide.”


Legislative & Environmental Advocacy

DEMA monitors legislative activity around the US and the world and lends assistance where needed, especially when legislation could set precedents that impact the overall industry. DEMA’s Public Policy Committee is responsible for making recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding specific bills that are relevant to DEMA’s adopted Public Policy Position Statements. These statements cover matters of:  

  • Business Management
  • Communications
  • Employment Practices and 40-Hour Work Week
  • Environmental Issues
  • Fair Government Practices
  • Health Care Legislation
  • Insurance and Liability Protection
  • Safety Regulations
  • Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

DEMA’s Public Policy Position Statements and recent activity can be readily seen on DEMA.org. If you know of a legislative issue that could have a negative impact on you and other dive industry businesses please let us know by completing a “Request for Legislative Support” on DEMA.org. 
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Public Service Announcements & Visual Aids

As Dive Industry professionals, we know that the overall wellness of divers and the environment is crucial for our business success. That’s why DEMA provides our Members and the Industry with access to FREE Public Service Announcements and materials. Whether it’s promoting awareness for proper dive flag usage, offering safety tips for an upcoming lobster season, or providing advice on how to keep endangered wildlife safe, DEMA offers FREE visual aids, videos, and materials that you can share both in person with your customers and online with your social diving communities. These resources are available instantly on DEMA.org - explore all the materials that you can start sharing right NOW for FREE!
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DEMA Show

The only international trade-only event for the diving, action water sports, and travel industries! Join the thousands of dive industry professionals who gather for DEMA Show each year to buy and demo products and services, learn important business skills and tips, get industry-specific training necessary for the job, and network with fellow Industry professionals. Your DEMA Membership provides you with access to exclusive Show benefits including those listed below. 

 

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Voting Power

Category A1-A5 DEMA Members are eligible to vote in Association elections and matters, allowing you to be part of Industry change. Voting power is based upon Membership level:

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MEMBERSHIP LEVEL DETAILS

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