DEMA Show 2017 Featured Headline

57th Annual NOGI Awards Gala Nov. 2 in Orlando

The Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences (AUAS) announces the 57th Annual NOGI Awards Gala on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida.

It will be an exciting evening, where we will be celebrating the 2017 recipients of the prestigious NOGI Award: Chuck Davis, Arts; Tom Ingram, Distinguished Service; Dr. Gerry Allen, Science; Jill Heinerth, Sports & Education and Dr. Enric Sala, Environment.  Also, being presented will be the 2017 Zale Parry Scholarship recipient and Georges Beuchat (posthumously), the recipient of the Historical Diving Society’s Pioneer Award.

Diving’s most illustrious personalities will join together for a star-studded event beginning at 6:00 pm with the social and entertainment, followed by a dinner Award Show.

Tickets for the 2017 NOGI Awards Gala are now on sale online and can be purchased by going to the AUAS website (

You will also have an opportunity to honor these recipients by making a donation to support the continuing mission of the AUAS to recognize those who have made a career contribution to our sport, our industry and our lives.