DEMA Announces 2015 ‘Reaching Out Award’ Details

DEMA Show 2015
DEMA Show 2015

Know someone in the dive industry deserving of DEMA‘s 2015 Reaching Out Award?

ROA awardees would join a select group of people including Jacques Cousteau and Eugenie Clark, folks whose “contributions to the sport have elevated the industry on all levels,” in areas like exploration, science, training, photography, water safety, equipment design, retailing, publishing and travel, according to DEMA.

For details about nomination requirements and selection criteria, check out the 2015 Reaching Out Award Nomination Form here.

The deadline for submitting nominations is 4:30 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

ROA awards will be handed out on November 6 at the 2015 DEMA Show in Orlando, Florida.





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John Liang is the News Editor at 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.