DEMA Show Coverage

Join the crew on location and reporting live at DEMA - the biggest diving trade show in the world.

For All Things Underwater Imaging Think Wetpixel


Whilst the team here at were running around DEMA 2014 in Las Vegas we would regularly stumble across our friends over at Wetpixel deep in conversation with various people in the Image Resource Center.  Wetpixel is the premier site for all things Underwater Imaging and the team this year, led by Editor Adam Hanlon, has turned […]’s Chat With DEMA Executive Director Tom Ingram

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Diving Equipment & Marketing Association Executive Director Tom Ingram was gracious enough to take some time out of his hectic schedule during DEMA Show 2014 to chat with about the show itself as well as where he sees the organization going in the future. For‘s interview with Ingram about DEMA Show 2014, click […]

Of Canaries And Elephants: Blue The Dive Invites Us All To Stake Our Claim In Ocean Conservation


Friday morning at DEMA Show 2014, the second most-crowded room in the building was N236. It was standing room only at the Blue The Dive seminar with well over a hundred people jostling for space in the small conference hall. We had come together to listen to what the folks at wanted to say […] Chats With NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries


It was a personal highlight this weekend at DEMA Show 2014 to sit down with Vernon Smith from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Sanctuaries division. Smith‘s passion and goals for marine conservation are evident and infectious. A very unique opportunity to participate in federal legislation is now possible with the “Sanctuary Nomination Process.” The […]

Ladies First Drysuit Is SANTI Gold


We at were walking around on the DEMA Show 2014 convention floor when a poster for the Ladies First Drysuit caught our eye at the SANTI booth. We stopped in to talk with SANTI‘s Doug Mudry to find out more. Doug doesn’t hide the fact that he loves women: he thinks they’ve got superior management skills […]

Artist Andreas Franke Breathing Life Back Into Shipwrecks


While venturing through DEMA Show 2014 this week, was captivated by the beauty of the underwater photography of Andreas Franke. All the way from his home in Vienna, Austria, Franke has come to share his unique project, “The Sinking World of Andreas Franke.” Through his experience as a commercial photographer for more than 25 years, Andreas has shot […]