Win with PADI: The PADI Value Proposition

PADI is committed to the growth and prosperity of the scuba diving industry. Whether it’s through preserving the ocean we explore or creating innovative ways to teach the sport, PADI’s main focus is its members. PADI develops, maintains and supplies our industry with the most advanced dive training materials found worldwide.Specifically, the PADI Retailer and Resort Associations provides PADI Members with techniques and solutions to staying competitive and successful in today’s marketplace.

As a member of the PADI Retailer and Resort Associations you benefit from more than just the prestige of the PADI brand. You also get a comprehensive suite of benefits guaranteed to drive more divers through your doors.

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PADI Online Business Service #4 – ProChek™ Online

If you ever want to verify the credentials of a PADI Professional, you can use ProChek™ Online. This reference tool is located on the PADI Pros’ Site under ‘Online Services’. Enter a membership number to see the highest core rating, current status and the year that the member was last renewed.

Plus, you can now also access this information on-the-go, with the PADI App available to download for free on iOS and Android mobile devices.

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Win With PADI…

PADI is committed to the growth and prosperity of the scuba diving industry. Whether it’s through preserving the ocean we explore or ceating innovative ways to teach the sport, PADI’s main focus is its members. PADI develops, maintains and supplies our industry with the most advanced dive training materials found worldwide.

Specifically, the PADI Retail and Resort Association provides its members with techniques and solutions to staying competitive and successful in today’s marketplace. As a member of the PADI Retail and Resort Association you benefit from more than just the prestige of the PADI brand. You also get a comprehensive suite of benefits guaranteed to drive more divers through your doors.

Find out more in the PADI Retailer and Resort Association Benefits Guide – click here to download.

Together We’re #1 In Diving!

PADI Online Business Service #3 – Image, Logo and Video Gallery

If you’re designing your latest marketing campaigns and need images, videos and PADI logos to use on posters, flyers, banners, website or other artwork then look no further – the PADI Pros’ Site has a free online library that you can browse and download from:

  • Images – covering entry level, continuing education, tec and professional
  • Videos – includes entry level, continuing education and advertising templates
  • Logos – Access to the logo files for PADI, EFR and Project AWARE

To access the library just visit the PADI Pros’ Site and click Toolbox > Image / Video. You’ll need to agree to the terms and conditions of using the materials by clicking “I agree” before being taken to the list of resources to choose from.

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For any enquiries about the library please contact [email protected]

Win With PADI…

PADI is committed to the growth and prosperity of the scuba diving industry. Whether it’s through preserving the ocean we explore or creating innovative ways to teach the sport, PADI’s main focus is its members. PADI develops, maintains and supplies our industry with the most advanced dive training materials found worldwide.

Specifically, the PADI Retail and Resort Association provides its members with techniques and solutions to staying competitive and successful in today’s marketplace. As a member of the PADI Retail and Resort Association you benefit from more than just the prestige of the PADI brand. You also get a comprehensive suite of benefits guaranteed to drive more divers through your doors.

Find out more in the PADI Retailer and Resort Association Benefits Guide – click here to download.

Together We’re #1 In Diving!

PADI Facebook Adverts viewed over 8.2 million times in May

PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa’s marketing team coordinate Facebook Advertising campaigns across multiple languages and target demographics throughout the year, each one designed to support PADI Members by driving traffic – and potential customers – to PADI businesses.

During May alone, PADI EMEA’s Facebook promotions were viewed over 8.2 million times – that’s a whopping quarter-of-a-million views every single day! The adverts also generated over 30,000 direct clicks from visitors looking to find out more about learning to dive with their local PADI Dive Center or Resort.

If you want to learn more about using Facebook advertising (and other social media channels) to boost your business, sign up for a PADI Business Academy or talk to your Regional Manager for more information.

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Win With PADI…

PADI is committed to the growth and prosperity of the scuba diving industry. Whether it’s through preserving the ocean we explore or creating innovative ways to teach the sport, PADI’s main focus is its members. PADI develops, maintains and supplies our industry with the most advanced dive training materials found worldwide.

Specifically, the PADI Retail and Resort Association provides its members with techniques and solutions to staying competitive and successful in today’s marketplace. As a member of the PADI Retail and Resort Association you benefit from more than just the prestige of the PADI brand. You also get a comprehensive suite of benefits guaranteed to drive more divers through your doors.

Find out more in the PADI Retailer and Resort Association Benefits Guide – click here to download.

Together We’re #1 In Diving!

5 Reasons… to Go Digital

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The PADI Digital Product Suite is a collection of industry-leading products designed to modernise and enrich the learning experience of students and PADI Professionals. Here’s 5 reasons why you should make the switch from paper to digital:

#1 – It’s the way divers learn today. These days, many customers are permanently attached to their digital devices: mobile phones, tablets and laptops. By offering PADI’s Digital Products, you’ll be able to offer these students a fully interactive and highly engaging way of learning that will live up to their modern day expectations of learning in the fast paced digital world.

The Benefit to You: Engaged customers will enjoy their experience and be more likely to recommend your business.

#2 – You’ll have the flexibility to order on-demand. PADI Digital Products can be purchased through the PADI e-Shop (available via the PADI Pros’ Site), so you’ll be able to enjoy 24/7 access 365 days a year. Because they’ll appear in your PADI Online eShop MockupProcessing Center account almost instantly, you’ll be ready to register your next student without interruption – anytime of the day or night. This means you can order products to suit your students’ demands.

The Benefit to You: Purchasing materials as and when you need them and removes the need to tie up business resources in supplies of extra stock.

#3 – No shipping means less costs. Because PADI Digital Products are digital, that means there’s no paper involved – the product is delivered to you electronically via the e-Shop and PADI Online Processing Center, and from there, delivered to your student via the PADI Library App.

The Benefit to You: No physical product means no need to ship products, which reduces overheads and helps keeps your costs to a minimum.

#4 – Staff and students will benefit from enriched teaching opportunities. With interactive content, quizzes, videos and intuitive gesture-based navigation, PADI Diigtal Products offer an enriched learning experience. Excited students are usually waiting for knowledge development to finish so they can get to the water, but with this engaging way of learning, they’ll be immersed in the theory, and potentially tricky topics will be transformed into a fun experience for everyone.

The Benefit to You: Not only does it lead to more effective teaching schedules but students will want to keep on learning – and diving – with you.

#5 – It’s kinder to the environment. With the ever-growing impact of conservation charities such as Project AWARE, and with divers’ being encouraged from all sides to protect and preserve the natural environment, it makes sense for Dive Centers to PA_0conduct themselves in line with the greener values of the diving community. By using PADI Digital Products, you’ll be using less paper, and using less paper will reduce physical waste as well as help to save the world’s rainforests.

The Benefit to You: You and your customers will appreciate – and feel good about- being able to teach and learn in a way which reduces the impact on the environment.

Ready to Go Digital? Make sure you’re familiar with what’s available by reading the PADI Digital Product Suite brochure or contact your Regional Manager for more information.

PADI Online Business Service #1 – Online Shopping

eShop MockupThe PADI e-Shop is just one of the many benefits available to PADI Members via the PADI Pros’ Site. This one-stop online shopping portal enables all renewed PADI Professionals to:

  • Search for products and course materials
  • Find out the latest offers and sales promotions
  • Place orders and complete transactions online
  • Track existing orders to see the progress
  • Print receipts for your record keeping
  • Access order history information

Because all of the above can be accessed through the PADI e-Shop, you’ll be able to enjoy 24/7 access 365 days a year – no need to wait until office opening hours to get your orders completed.

Plus, if you’re purchasing PADI Digital Products (such as PADI Open Water Diver Touch, PADI ReActivate Touch or PADI Equipment Specialist Touch) they’ll appear in your PADI Online Processing Center account almost instantly, ensuring you’re ready to register your next student without interruption – anytime of the day or night.

Find out more about how to use the PADI e-Shop to make purchases here.

If you have any questions about the PADI e-Shop, contact your local Sales Consultant at [email protected] or +44 (0) 117 3007234.


Win With PADI…

PADI is committed to the growth and prosperity of the scuba diving industry. Whether it’s through preserving the ocean we explore or creating innovative ways to teach the sport, PADI’s main focus is its members. PADI develops, maintains and supplies our industry with the most advanced dive training materials found worldwide.

Specifically, the PADI Retail and Resort Association provides its members with techniques and solutions to staying competitive and successful in today’s marketplace. As a member of the PADI Retail and Resort Association you benefit from more than just the prestige of the PADI brand. You also get a comprehensive suite of benefits guaranteed to drive more divers through your doors.

Find out more in the PADI Retailer and Resort Association Benefits Guide – click here to download.

Together We’re #1 In Diving!

Win with PADI’s Online Marketing – Driving Customers to Your Business

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With more than 1.3 million monthly page views and nearly 307,000 unique monthly visitors, the revised PADI.com website inspires divers to learn how to scuba dive and continue their underwater journey with PADI Dive Centers and Resorts across the world.

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At PADI.com, visitors conduct more than 129,000 searches for PADI Dive Centers or Resorts each month, connecting local scuba businesses with the needs of potential customers.

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The PADI App

The PADI App places essential diving information in the palms of divers and PADI Pros, featuring sections on travel, training, useful tools, logging dives, social media and much more! Now available in multiple languages, the PADI App has already been downloaded over 550,000 times.

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This one-stop online community connects users with PADI Dive Shops, lets users log dives, share photos and videos, access a digital gear locker, track underwater marine life, access PADI certification history and much more. Register now – it’s free.

Social Media

PADI social media channels connect new and existing divers with PADI and their fellow buddies, delivering inspiration on diving and destinations, useful diving knowledge and the latest news and events:

Win With PADI…

PADI is committed to the growth and prosperity of the scuba diving industry. Whether it’s through preserving the ocean we explore or creating innovative ways to teach the sport, PADI’s main focus is its members. PADI develops, maintains and supplies our Untitled-1industry with the most advanced dive training materials found worldwide.

Specifically, the PADI Retail and Resort Association provides its members with techniques and solutions to staying competitive and successful in today’s marketplace. As a member of the PADI Retail and Resort Association you benefit from more than just the prestige of the PADI brand. You also get a comprehensive suite of benefits guaranteed to drive more divers through your doors.

Find out more in the PADI Retailer and Resort Association Benefits Guide – click here to download the guide.

Together We’re #1 In Diving!

PADI: Not just a diving certification…

In earning their scuba certifications with you, PADI divers have only just scratched the surface of the diving lifestyle. PADI enables millions of divers who share a common passion to come together – it’s all part of the PADI way of life.

PADI connects divers with each other in the world’s largest and most engaged communities – whether it’s the PADI Facebook page with more than a million fans or through ScubaEarth, Twitter, Google+, PADI Diving Society or the Project AWARE Foundation.

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Make sure your business is present and active in these same communities, where new divers are buzzing about the underwater realm every day. By sharing your latest news, and updates to top up customers’ newly discovered interests, they’ll keep coming back to you for trips, equipment sales/rental/servicing and continuing education courses that enable them to further explore and log more diving adventures with you.

Want to know more about how social media and online marketing can help you capture existing and new business? Book onto a 2015 PADI Business Academy today!