DEMA 2021

We are looking forward to reconnecting with our friends and colleagues in the dive industry after a 2 -year hiatus. Stop by Booth #1709 to say hello and spin our prize wheel! Be sure to check in with our founder, Shelli Hendricks to learn more about the latest in learning and leadership development in these DEMA-Sponsored Education sessions:

Stop by my sessions to learn about Leadership Development!

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 10:00 am

Deep Dive into Leadership Development: Many people become dive professionals because of their love for the water, but struggle to make a living or succeed as a professional business leader in the dive industry. This session borrows best practices for leadership development from other industries for the benefit of dive and marine conservation professionals.

Learning Objectives include:

  • Explore concepts of professional leadership development, as applied to the SCUBA industry
  • Identify personal leadership strengths, gaps and motivators
  • Develop a vision for your professional career
  • Consider how to become a catalyst for positive change in the dive community


Tuesday, November 16, 2021 12:00 pm

Inspiring Leaders for Improved Performance: Discover how a blended learning approach to leadership development combines the best learning practices to make long term memory more reliable. This approach works by incorporating new information gradually with reinforcements over time for your clients. Learn about Inspired Leadership, which offers two sequential learning journeys: Emerging Leaders and Manager to Leader. Join this discussion to learn more!

Learning Objectives include:

  • Understand the productive power of an engaged and inspired workforce
  • Consider how manager behavior contributes to employee productivity
  • Discover how blended learning can supplement and reinforce leadership development
  • Explore two leadership development journeys
  • Integrate best practices to reinforce learning

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 3:00 pm

Demystifying Learning Styles: Setting Students up for Success: As dive educators, you want to create the best possible learning  environment for your students, ensuring successful mastery of skills.  In this workshop, you will gain a deeper understanding of learning styles and growth mindset, specifically related to the dive industry.  Dive  instructors who recognize and respond to their students’ learning mindset can create a more effective learning environment and foster a  culture of lifelong learning among their dive  community.

Learning Objectives include:

  • Explore learning style preferences
  • Differentiate fixed and growth mindset
  • Assess your own learning preferences
  • Recognize your students’ needs
  • Debunk myths about learning styles
  • Foster lifelong learning among students and customers

Stop by to see us in Booth #1709!

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