PADI ON TOUR – HURGHADA – October 2015

During the second week of October, Teo Brambilla (PADI Regional Manager), Pam Holt (Field Service Coordinator) Su-Li Wong (Consultant, Training and Quality Management) and Amir Khalil (Sales Representative and Product Consultant) conducted a joint trip to Hurghada.

SPATThe trip included a series of events and activities designed to provide support to the Egyptian market, PADI Dive center and Resorts and PADI members.

During the week, several meetings were conducted with key accounts in both Hurghada and El Gouna: the aim of these meetings is to provide customized business support in terms of marketing, social networks does and don’ts, training development, PADI continuing Education philosophy and digital training material use/benefits.

A dedicated PADI Pool Party, to introduce Turkish Airlines Staff to Scuba Diving, was conducted by PADI staff as a way to celebrate the great partnership between the two companies in running the PADI DIVE DAY.

TA pool3The PADI Member Forum took place on the 13th of October and more than 100 PADI Members attended: the presentation was delivered by Teo, Su-Li and Amir as representatives of their departments (Field Service, Training and Quality department and Sales).

mf5mfThe MF covered important topics such as, PADI’s market share in comparison with competitors – as part of the ‘Win with PADI’ value proposition, an overview of the revised OWD course and the exciting ‘ready to be launched’ PADI Freediver Program and a great workshop on the PADI digital products (how to purchase, assign, use …and benefits!)

This fantastic week ended with the PADI DIVE DAY!

bannerAn event organized by PADI and HEPCA and sponsored by Turkish Airlines, Project AWARE, Aqua Lung Egypt, FourthElement and Scuba Online.

On Wednesday the 14th of October 2015, over 300 diver joined forces to conduct both underwater and beach clean up at Magawish Island in Hurghada:

happy diversclean up boatcleanupSpecial thanks goes to members of HEPCA and PADI Dive operators: Dive Point Red Sea, Aquarius Hurghada, Colona Divers, Euro-Divers Grand Hotel, Hurghada, Dive Pro Academy Hurghada, Panorama Divers, New Dino Diving Centre Hurghada Red Sea Egypt, Ilios Dive Club, Blue Paradise Red Sea,Cool Divers Diving Center, Deep Dark Safari, Red Sea Sails, Queen Utopia

The day ended in PAPAS BEACH CLUB where a closing ceremony was hosted.

dive day cerimonyDuring the ceremony, winners of the ‘Selfie competition’ were awarded:

First and second place won a Turkish Airlines Flight Ticket and third place a complete Aqualung ‘Core’ regulator.

selfiexBefore the great BBQ prepared by PAPAS’ staff it was time for some fun with the Prize Draw. Divers from different nationalities and affiliated to different PADI Dive Centers received the following prizes: SCUBAONLINE Dive Bag, Fourth Element Swimwear, Forth Element Dry Bag, PROJECT AWARE T-Shirts, Aqualung masks.

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