The Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences (AUAS) is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the 2019 NOGI Awards Gala and Banquet. The 59th NOGI Award Gala and Banquet will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando Florida. Gala and banquet tickets can be purchased through the AUAS website: www.auas-nogi.org.
Recipients of the 2019 NOGI Awards are: Brian Skerry (Arts), Dr. Tom Neuman (Science), Dr. Wallace J. Nichols (Environment), Eric Hanauer (Sports/Education) and Jerry Greenberg (Distinguished Service).
“The NOGI Award is the oldest and most prestigious award in the recreational diving world, recognizing individuals who have made significant career contributions to the sport, the industry and the world in the Arts, Sciences, Environment, Sports/Education and through Distinguished Service,” stated Dan Orr, AUAS President.
The Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, international, multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to recognizing pioneers and leaders who have had a significant impact on the exploration, enjoyment, education, safety and preservation of the underwater world. The AUAS is committed to supporting its members as they pass on the stewardship of the sea to future generations. Information about the AUAS is available at www.auas-nogi.org.