Location: EU
Priority: N/A
Development: TheOceanRoamer
Partner(s): IADP

"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.


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.

We are currently seeking a funding of 7000 Euro, which will cover the following, 3 months startup budgeting needs:

Legalization, administrative setup costs, of approx. 2500 Euro
Office Spaces will be decentralized, and a monthly allocation for shared costs will be disbursed to employee's
Office Manager part time salary
Interim Director part time salary
Travel, communication 
Project Team:

Project Coordinator: Mrs. Lara Gerdes
R&D: Mr. Miroslav Karaicic
Legal Consult: Esq. Cedric Laurant
Treasurer: Mr. Marian Fritz
General Manager: Mr. Henri Hemmerechts

Classification: Professional Association
Type: Non Profit Organization
Current Status: P2 Deployment
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