The Paris International Dive Show Salon de la Plongée is back for its 24th edition, 6-9 January 2023. The show brings together training organisations, tour operators, dive centers, manufacturers and divers from across France and internationally, for four fun packed days in the center of Paris!  

We have planned some exciting activities and want to welcome you in Pavilion 4-2 at stand no. D20 – E21. 

PADI highlights for Paris 2023: 

  • Two PADI job fairs where you can connect with scuba diving professionals and dive stores to take your first step in becoming a PADI Pro. 
  • Interactive virtual reality diving experience where you can #LiveUnfiltered without getting wet 
  • Discover your next dive adventure with PADI’s new dive store locator & explore our Dive Guides 
  • Book your next PADI course or dive adventure with one of PADI dive stores on our stand 

PADI Job Fair   

This year PADI will host a job fair on two afternoons during Salon de la Plongée. The need for more dive professionals around the globe is increasing and PADI Dive Centers and Resorts looking for scuba talent. 

Are you a PADI diver who wants to take their diving skills to the next level? Do you want to live the dream, travel and find scuba work around the world? If you are interested in becoming a PADI Pro then this informal 1-hour gathering at the PADI stand is ideal for you. You can network with people in the industry and find great new opportunities within the PADI Community around the world.   

Friday, 6 January, 17:00 at the PADI Stand  

Register online 

Sunday, 8 January, 17:00 at the PADI Stand 

Register online 

To join the free PADI Job Fair, all attendees must purchase a ticket to the Paris International Dive Show. Tickets can be purchased directly from the show organizers website. Learn more.  

Virtual Reality Diving Experience 

We are extremely excited to launch our new PADI Virtual Reality Diving Experience. Visitors to the PADI stand throughout Salon de la Plongée can put on a virtual reality headset and dive into a crystal-clear Austrian lake to #LiveUnfiltered without getting wet! Come and experience scuba diving in a totally different way… 

PADI Stand Partners at Salon de la Plongée

PADI are delighted to be partnering with DAN Europe and PADI dive stores on our stand! Divers and pros can meet with PADI stand partners and sign up for courses, dive adventures and purchase PADI endorsed DAN insurance.  

Salon de la Plongée stand partner logos

PADI Team in Paris

This is your chance to meet some of the PADI EMEA team members. Come, say hi, get to know us and ask any burning questions you may have. We are looking forward to meeting you! 

Important information 

Address: Exhibition Park – Hall 4, 1 place de la Porte de Versailles 75015 – Paris (France) 

Show opening times: 

  • Friday, January 6, 10am to 9pm 
  • Saturday, January 7, 10am to 7pm 
  • Sunday, January 8, 10am to 7pm 
  • Monday, January 9, 10am to 3pm 

For tickets and further information, please visit: Salon de la plongee (  

We are looking forward to seeing you in Paris!

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