Dive Industry News #11

DIALogo-100Dive Industry Association to Meet with Members at BTS:  Gene Muchanski, Executive Director of Dive Industry Association is asking all DIA Members to schedule a 10 minute appointment with him at Booth 245 at Beneath the Sea.  Enjoy a complimentary refreshment while you review the Association’s Monthly Newsletter, Weekly News Press Release Service, Facebook and Twitter Pages and DIA’s new Trade Publication & Directory.  An annual review of your Membership Application and current contact information is important to promoting your business.  Contact Gene at gene@diveindustry.net or cell 832-247-5315.




DIA Unveils Trade Publication & Directory at BTS:  Dive Industry Association will unveil it’s 2012 Trade Publication and Directory at Beneath the Sea in 10 days.  Electronic copies of the Trade Directory and Cross Reference Directory will be available on-line at Booth 245.  Save a copy of the Directory to your Bookmarks on your iPad.  Web:   http://www.DiveIndustryDirectory.com


Explorers Guide-100Captain’s Classes Available On-Line:  Explorer’s Guide Maritime Training is offering Captain’s Classes On-Line.  Enrollments accepted anytime.  Classes start on the 10th, 20th and 30th of every month.  Are you a Member of the Dive Industry Association?  Ask about their dive membership special!  Download FREE Brochure


Shows & Events

TAS100Travel & Adventure Show in Washington D.C. The Travel & Adventure Show – Washington D.C. will take place this weekend at the Washington Convention Center. Featured Presenters include Samantha Brown (Travel Channel Host), Oatricia Schultz, Pauline Frommer, Read more



BTS-100Beneath The Sea – March 23-25, 2012:  Beneath The Sea will hold its 36th Annual Undersea Dive & Travel Exposition in 10 days.  The Exhibit Hall is Sold Out with over 284 Exhibitors occupying 379 Booths.  Friday afternoon is “Trade Only”.  So many Seminars and Workshops are planned for the weekend, you have to visit their web site.  Contact Armand Zigahn: email: info@beneaththesea.org  Web:  www.beneaththesea.org



DTE-100Dive & Travel Expo Only 38 Days Away:  The 5th Annual Dive & Travel Expo is scheduled for April 20-22, 2012 in Tacoma, Washington.  The host Hotel is the Hotel Morano.  Last year, 203 companies exhibited at the 4-year-old show.  That number will most likely be broken this year.  Dive News Network and Dive Industry Association will co-Host a 100 person Luncheon / Success Seminar, entitled “A Shared Vision.”  For more info:   www.divenewsnetwork.com



UDC-PB-100Ultimate Diver Challenge Fundraising with Kickstart: Ultimate Diver Challenge is using Kickstart as their fund raising platform.  Make a pledge today.  Pledges will be billed on May 1, 2012 only if the organization reaches their goal of $50,000.  The Diving Community needs to make this happen for the TV Series to go into production on Season Two!

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Gene Muchanski is Executive Director of Dive Industry Association, Inc.. DIA is "Building a Better Industry, One Member at a time".