February 6 - 9, 2018: St. Pete Beach, FL

This PADI Swim School ITDC will be held in conjunction with the 2018 SAI Leadership Conference and the 2018 Association of Aquatic Professionals Annual Conference at the Tradewinds Island Resort, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Registration is SEPARATE for (1) AOAP Conference, (2) SAI Leadership Conference and (3) PADI Swim School ITDC & Business Workshop! 

Registration for the AOAP Conference is available for download at the bottom of this page.

Click Here to Register Now for the PADI Swim School ITDC & Business Workshop!

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St. Pete Beach, FL


Download the Schedule At-A-Glance at the bottom of this page!

SAI Leadership Conference:  

Sunday, February 4, 2016: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with a reception that evening from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Monday, February 5, 2016: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

PADI Swim School Instructor Trainer Development Course:   

Tuesday, February 6, 2018:  1:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Wednesday, February 7, 2018: 1:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday, February 8, 2018: 8:00 am - 12:15 pm and 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Friday, February 9, 2018: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

PADI Business Workshop: 

Friday, February 9, 2018: 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm


NEW PADI Americas Swim School Training Center: $1200 includes tuition for one at the ITDC and Business Workshop
Additional tuition for PADI Swim School ITDC and Business Workshop: $500
Additional tuition for NEW PADI Swim Instructor Trainer Course ONLY: $300
PADI Swim Instructor Trainer Reauthorization: $150
SAI Leadership Conference: $100 for first representative of your Training Center, $50 for each additional representative
Full AOAP Conference Registration (w/3 meals option): $230
Full AOAP Conference Registration (4 meal/social option): $290

If you are not an existing client, please contact info@sai-intl.org for more information.

If you are a member of PADI EMEA, please contact info@sai-intl.org for more information regarding PADI EMEA ITDCs.

Airport Recommendation: 

Tampa (TPA)

Hotel Recommendation:


Rates:  $178/night  

To obtain the special conference rate, please select TradeWinds Island Grand when booking your room reservation. The group rate applies to hotel stays arriving February 3, checking out on February 10, 2018.

This group rate is available for booking until January 19, 2018. Please note there is no need to enter a promo code to check availability. Group code is AAPC18.

For Per Diem rates and availability, please call Group Reservations at 800.808.9833 or email GroupReservations@twresort.com. Per Diem reservations must be paid by a Federal Government issued credit card.

Association of Aquatic Professionals Conference Link: AOAP Conference


 AquaTech will be offered at AOAP.

Aqua Tech will be held on Sunday, February 4th from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fee:  $290 (includes online course and textbook)

Registration:  Indicate on AOAP Conference registration form:  AOAP Registration Form For SAI Clients