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Stay and Play with PADI at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino

Book your room at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino for the DEMA Show 2021, just steps away from the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Room rates start at $110* US (plus tax and resort fee).

PADI programs such as the Course Director Update, Emergency First Response Instructor Trainer course, and the PADI Social will take place in the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino, so you’ll be staying in the center of the action.

*Rates subject to change without notice.

PADI® Programs at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino

PADI Social
Monday, 15 November
Things may look a little different this year but that won’t stop us from having a great time. Kick-off DEMA Show 2021week with the PADI Social in the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino. Hear first-hand from Drew Richardson and PADI Executives on efforts to push forward the PADI Mission to create 1 billion Torchbearers, and what to look forward to in the coming year.

2022 Course Director Update
Monday, 15 November
Early registration fee: $350 US
After 25 October: $375 US

Get a brief review as well as some great suggestions for teaching the revised IDC Curriculum. In addition, gain some winning tactics for conducting and promoting IDCs and Instructor Development programs. You’ll also learn how to successfully promote and conduct specialty instructor courses and MSDT Preparatory programs.
Don’t miss the PADI Frequent Trainer Program award ceremony recognizing PADI Platinum Course Directors.

To register for the program contact Yvonne Lara at 800 729 7234 (US and Canada only), or +1 949 858 7234, ext. 2296.

Emergency First Response Instructor Trainer
Tuesday, 16 November
Fee: $695 US
As an Emergency First Response® Instructor Trainer, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your passion for teaching and increase your income by training others to become Emergency First Response Instructors. This half-day program is open to EFR® Instructors who have completed the preparatory online component and conducted at least five EFR courses or issued at least 25 EFR course completion cards. This program includes access to the online pre-study presentations and to the live practical component.

Please have an Emergency First Response Trainer Manual, a current/updated Emergency First Response Instructor Manual, and your completed knowledge review and marketing plan assignment.

To register for the program contact Yvonne Lara at 800 729 7234 (US and Canada only), or +1 949 858 7234, ext. 2296.

IDC Staff Instructor Update
Wednesday, 17 November
Early registration fee: $350 US
After 25 October: $375 US

Get a brief review as well as some great suggestions for teaching the revised IDC Curriculum. In addition, gain some winning tactics for conducting and promoting Assistant Instructor programs and discuss marketing and packaging strategies.

To register for the program contact Yvonne Lara at 800 729 7234 (US and Canada only), or +1 949 858 7234, ext. 2296.

EVE Seminar Series
This series is specifically designed to help with practical measures you can take now to increase sales of courses, trips and equipment. You’ll learn how to implement specific steps and procedures to keep in touch with your customers, maximize your potential sales and keep your store in the forefront of your divers’ minds.

EVE Sales and Pro App
Tuesday, 16 November – 8:00 am-12:00 pm

Empower your instructors to drive your business with the EVE Instructor App. Learn how the EVE Instructor App can directly connect to EVE in your store, which helps provide your instructors with a range of applications such as class management, trip rosters, contact forms, activity schedules and messaging apps. Ensure your staff is online with you wherever they are – contributing, managing and promoting your services.

EVE Website and Web Shop
Wednesday, 17 November – 8:00 am-12:00 pm

Re-energize your business by maximizing and customizing your online presence via your website. Discover how to make the seamless transition to a website that works for you and your customers. Get set up with more than 130 ready-to-go, high-end, customizable templates, as well as a delivery platform for you to target the right customer at the right time with the right message. Come learn how these sites integrate with your marketing, schedules, sales goals and direct integration with PADI eLearning® digital codes.

EVE Marketing System
Thursday, 18 November – 8:00 am-12:00 pm

Keep in touch with your customers with the right message at the right time with EVE Marketing Agent. Choose from more than 170 ready-to-go templates to increase your bookings, continuing education, dive trip sales and servicing. Learn how to take simple steps to revolutionize your interaction with your customers in this half-day seminar.

Miniseminars at the Las Vegas Convention Center (South Hall)

By attending the Quality and Risk Management and PADI Standards: Year in Review miniseminars, along with two additional presentations, PADI Members 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, PADI Members receive one credit for every three PADI Miniseminars attended. Attendance validation is required for credit and forms will be available at the seminars. You may also attend two additional virtual miniseminars for teaching credit as well.

Quality and Risk Management (required for credit)
Tuesday, 16 November – 9:00 -10:00 AM
Wednesday, 17 November – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Thursday, 18 November – 9:00 -10:00 AM
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.

PADI Standards: Year in Review (required for credit)
Tuesday, 16 November – 10:00 -11:00 AM
Wednesday, 17 November – 9:00 -10:00 AM
Thursday, 18 November – 10:00 -11:00 AM
Attend this informational seminar to review some of the standard changes that affect your daily teaching. You’ll also get answers to the most frequently asked questions and learn how to stay current with all the latest training news.

CDTC Q&A
Tuesday, 16 November – 3:00 -4:00 PM
Wednesday, 17 November – 3:00 -4:00 PM
Thursday, 18 November – 10:00 -11:00 AM
PADI Course Director is the ultimate PADI Professional rating. Attend this miniseminar to learn how you can reach this goal and learn about the prerequisites, application procedures, and acceptance protocols for the Course Director Training Course (CDTC).

New DSD Safety Study Published
Tuesday, 16 November – 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 17 November – 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Join us in the PADI booth as we review new findings from a recent Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) safety study that was published this past June in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine. The study examined the mortality rate within PADI’s DSD program from 1992 (DSD’s introduction) through 2019. Statistical analysis compared all program fatalities (79) against 7 million+ registrations in two 14 year periods, finding a significant fatality rate decline to .87 per 100K participants for the period ending in 2019. Attend this seminar to see how this compares favorably with recreational diving in general.

How to Increase Certifications in a Post COVID World
Tuesday, 16 November – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wednesday, 17 November – 4:00 -5:00 PM
Thursday, 18 November – 1:00 -2:00 PM
Are you making the most out of your digital presence using PADI eLearning? Hear from PADI Members to get ideas on how they flourished in 2020 and their plans moving forward in a digital world. Also, learn which courses are available now and which ones are coming soon.

Training, Health and Safety – Return to Diving
Wednesday, 17 November – 1:00 -2:00 PM
Thursday, 18 November – 3:00 -4:00 PM
Friday, 19 November – 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Join PADI Staff to review which considerations need to be addressed for divers to feel comfortable diving again in a post-pandemic environment. Hear what health and safety considerations should be made around your retail space and what guidelines should be followed in the resort market.

How to Set Up Continuing Education Programs that Sell Themselves
Tuesday, 16 November – 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Thursday, 18 November – 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Friday, 19 November – 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Lay the foundation for a successful continuing education program using simple tips, tricks and tools. Learn how you can package courses, train your staff to cross-sell opportunities, and set up a strong continuing education program to exponentially increase profitability.

Discover the all-new Discover Scuba Diver eLearning
Tuesday, 16 November – 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 17 November – 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Thursday, 18 November – 2:00 -3:00 PM

Have you added the new DSD eLearning product to your digital mix? Learn how to create QR codes to integrate into your store point of purchase materials and marketing efforts. Make sure you’re utilizing all the features and benefits to increase Open Water diver conversions.

The PADI Decade of Ocean Action Starts with You: Your Role in Saving the Ocean
Tuesday, 16 November – 3:00 – 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 17 November – 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Thursday, 18 November – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Your conservation leadership is critical to bringing forward a new era where everyone uses the ocean sustainably. Join us and find out how PADI Members play an essential role as leaders of the PADI Torchbearer Community and what conservation programs and tools are available for your business.

PADI Partners
EVE Diving Services Will Make Your Job Easier

Wednesday, 17 November –3:00 -4:00 PM
Friday, 19 November – 1:00 -2:00 PM
EVE DIVING SERVICES continues to evolve in tandem with the changing demands of your dive store. As the needs of divers and dive businesses change all over the world, EVE DIVING SERVICES is changing with the demands of the “new” world. The EVE Ultimate System encompasses the full range of in-store and online services you’ll need to have an integrated approach to every aspect of your business that can lead to measurable, sustained increases in profitability and efficiency.

PADI Swim School: Innovating to Grow Your Scuba Business
Tuesday, 16 November – 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Friday, 19 November – 11:00 AM -12:00 PM
Expand your scuba operations by bringing new swimmers and their families into your business. Explore cross-marketing opportunities, the benefits of becoming known as your community’s drowning prevention expert, and learn about the unique “Swim Prep for Scuba” course. We have created a special curriculum for family-based learn-to-swim programs to allow for socially distanced lessons during the pandemic – and it may bring new divers into your shop post-COVID-19 as well!

Virtual PADI Miniseminars (available as of 16 November)

Due to the ever-changing travel restrictions around the world, some PADI Members may not be able to travel to the show in November. In order to help keep members informed, PADI is offering a series of virtual miniseminars available starting 16 November 2021. These miniseminars can be attended at any time and receive one credit for every three PADI miniseminars attended. By virtually attending the Risk Management and PADI Products, Programs and Standards: Year in Review miniseminars, along with two additional presentations, PADI Members can regain Teaching status after not renewing for one to three years.

Market Your Instructor Development Programs Like a Pro
Recognizing and securing professional-level market opportunities in your area is a powerful tool to grow and strengthen your business. This seminar will discuss the diversity of Pro Level markets out there, and how we can not only strengthen your existing markets, but also look at how to branch out into new opportunities. Discuss winning marketing strategies and how to effectively integrate new marketing tools and technology into your current campaigns.

Pricing Strategies in a Digital World
PADI Members benefit from a premium brand with higher profitability, but do your prices reflect it? Come see how your prices stand up to others in the industry and where they need to be in order to increase profitability. Learn about consumer buying trends and how to apply it to your pricing strategies.

Get the Most Out of the New Pro Portal
Take a tour of all the new digital features within the PADI Pros’ Site. Brush up or learn new techniques on how to access and use these powerful tools.

Discover the All-New PADI AWARE Foundation: Driving Local Action for Global Impact
Find out why forming PADI AWARE Foundation is a critical next step in the PADI community’s pivotal role in addressing issues affecting ocean health. By joining forces, we’ll meet critical conservation goals for both local and global impact, empowering the PADI family through conservation-focused programs and opportunities while engaging a global community of Torchbearers on an unprecedented scale.

Open a New Revenue Stream with PADI Club
This miniseminar is geared toward PADI Retailers and Resorts looking to integrate PADI Club into everyday operations. Discover the new functionality, how you can customize it to your business and the marketing tools that will help you open a new revenue stream.

How to Leverage the Power of the PADI Brand and Benefits
No other training organization can offer all the amazing benefits that PADI offers. Attend this miniseminar to learn about the PADI Experience and how it’s making it easier for you to be successful. With the wide variety of programs and products available, tune in to make sure you’re taking advantage of it all.

How to Ramp up Local Diving and Travel in your Business
The PADI Adventures app is the industry-leading app for booking diving activities 24/7. Learn how to add your courses, save the ocean events or dive trips to the app, and fill your classes or boats for sustained growth. You will also learn how PADI Dive Guides can increase your exposure and drive more divers to your dive center or resort.

EFR Instructor Update
This seminar reviews some important changes made to EFR course standards and conduct recommendations. New product and materials opportunities will also be discussed, along with important EFR marketing considerations. This update also looks at future developments, distinctive specialties, and other important program opportunities.

TecRec Instructor Update
This seminar details the various changes made to PADI TecRec® course standards and conduct recommendations, including the Tec Diver, Tec Trimix, Tec Sidemount, Tec CCR Diver courses, as well as some TecRec Distinctive Specialties. This update also looks at future plans, course linking, marketing and other important logistical options.

Freediver Instructor Update
This seminar reviews important updates regarding the PADI Freediver® courses and related standards and conduct recommendations. Program marketing and materials considerations will also be discussed. This update also looks at future developments, distinctive specialties and other important program opportunities.

Grow Your Business with Niche Markets
In this seminar, you will learn how to successfully leverage opportunities within niche diving markets to increase your training, travel and sales opportunities. Also discover how the PADI TecRec, Public Safety Diver, Freediver, Mermaid, and Adaptive Techniques programs can help you grow and expand your business in big ways!

First Step to Starting Your Own Dive Shop
Calling all scuba entrepreneurs: Interested in learning what it takes to open a PADI Dive Center or Resort? Stop by to ask questions and learn how to get started.

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