Alexandria, Va. (October 30, 2013) — National Trade Productions, Inc. (NTP), the leader in the face-to-face events industry, today announced registration and exhibit sales statistics indicating positive growth trends for the up-coming DEMA Show 2013, November 6-9, 2013 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The show, which is produced by the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association (DEMA) and managed by NTP, alternates location between Orlando and Las Vegas and is tracking 32% ahead of registration rates from 2011, the last year it was held in Orlando. Registered Buyers are trending 26% ahead of 2011, and exhibitor registrations are up by 13%.
The exhibit floor is trending 15% larger than 2011, with international exhibitors representing 57 countries. The 2013 show floor will include nine international pavilions and a new Technical Dive Resource Center with 29 participating companies.
“For the past 36 years, DEMA Show has been the industry’s top gathering place for diving, action watersports and travel professionals,” said Andrew Ortale, NTP Executive Vice President. “The event has a long-standing reputation for excellence and education leadership, and continues to spotlight the most cutting-edge innovations for the market. The projections for 2013 are a testament to its formula for success, and we look forward to an outstanding event in Orlando next week.”
DEMA Show is the only international trade-only event for the diving, action water sports and travel industries. The event attracts thousands of dive and travel industry professionals from around the world and hundreds of exhibitors from leading dive equipment manufacturers, travel destinations, water sports apparel, and services offering tremendous show-exclusive discounts. In addition to providing an arena in which to conduct business and network, DEMA Show offers participants the most extensive education curriculum in the industry including DEMA Sponsored Seminars, Exhibitor Sponsored Seminars, Scuba Demonstration Pool, New Product Showcase, Technical New Product Showcase, Technical Diving Resource Center, DEMA Awards Party, and the Image Resource Center (IRC).
About National Trade Productions, Inc. (NTP)
For more than 35 years, National Trade Productions (NTP) has produced trade shows, meetings and conventions that build communities and create powerful connections throughout the world. Leveraging a legacy of success in sales, marketing and event management, NTP’s face-to-face experiences enable the prosperity and profitability of its clients and the industries they serve. www.ntpshow.com