2017 & 2019 DEMA Shows To Be Held In Orlando, Florida

The DEMA Shows in 2017 and 2019 will be held in Orlando, Florida, the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association announced today.

The DEMA Board of Directors and staff have conducted a thorough review of available and qualified venues and confirmed the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL as the venue for DEMA Shows 2017 and 2019, according to a statement released by the organization.

As an international organization, DEMA works to benefit all Members that attend DEMA Show, DEMA Executive Director Tom Ingram said in the statement. The Show rotates from a western location to a central/eastern location to allow industry professionals from all over the world to easily access show exhibitors and resources. The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL is an ideal location for the Show as it is located in a major city and gateway, is the second most popular US city for all conventions, and meets DEMA’s requirements for hosting the Show.

This means that the next 5 years of show locations are agreed:

  • 2013: November 6-9 | Orange County Convention Center, South Halls, Orlando, FL
  • 2014: November 19-22 | Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2015: November 4-7 | Orange County Convention Center, South Halls, Orlando, FL
  • 2016: November 16-19 | Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2017: November 1-4 | Orange County Convention Center, South Halls, Orlando, FL
  • 2018: To Be Determined
  • 2019: October 30-November 2 | Orange County Convention Center, South Halls, Orlando, FL

You can read previous DEMA Show coverage from DeeperBlue.com at our DEMA Show Coverage Page.

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John Liang

John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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