"The International Association of Dive Professionals aims to unite, create a positive impact on the environment and restore balance. Ultimately aiming for recognition of trade, participation in the decision-making and creating a safe, long term profitable and safe environment for its members, regardless of which sector they are operating in."
"Vis Unita Fortior - Strength United is Stronger"
The International Association of Dive Professionals, is the only international union/association of quality oriented diving professionals in the world. It regroups, individuals, businesses and organizations intent on addressing global issues, in a corporate dominated industry.
"VIS UNITA FORTIOR - STRENGTH UNITED IS STRONGER"
Our members are active professionals in various sectors of the industry such as: Training and Exploration, Research, Manufacturing, Education, Commercial, Media, Public Service and Rescue. They are either full time or part time active in the industry, but abide by a strict code of conduct and ethics; separating them from them from the rest of the pack.
The IADP provides it's members with services and products aimed at enhancing their careers and outlook; such as: Lobbying, Legal Support, Group Insurances, Benefits and Continuing Education. Since it's first inception as discussion groups in 2007, the DIVE PROFESSIONALS project has been aimed at uniting professional divers regardless of their profession, or industry sector. Enabling them to voice their opinions, get access to continuing education, enhance their careers, and meet online with peers.
DIVE PROFESSIONALS Is the world's largest independent professional divers network with more than 40,000 followers, users and members in 5 Oceans and 7 continents.
On the 25th April 2022 at Midnight, together with the invaluable help of our volunteers in Belgium, Germany, the Maldives, The US,... ; the International Association of Dive Professionals, saw it's inception as a non profit organization (VZW/ASBL) into the Crossroad Bank of Enterprises, of the Belgian Ministry of Economy. Click here to view our entry.
The last puzzle piece is now in place, and it now opens the door to pursue our IADP Mission.