Dive Industry News #17


AUP-100American Underwater Products (AUP) Publishes Newsletter:  AUP published its April Newsletter.  www.AmericanUnderwaterProducts.com



SDR2-100ScubaDoRag Introduces Another New “ScubaGoodHood” Design: Some people call the ScubaGoodHood a piece of diving equipment.  Some people call it diving apparel.  The great thing about diving apparel is that you can buy different designs to fit your many moods.  You don’t wear the same cloths everyday, do you?  Then why wear the same hood or the same wet suit on every dive?  The model shown is the PurpleJoker.  This is the perfect shade of purple – the one that’s equally liked either… Read more


Service Providers

LivePlan-100Get Started with LivePlan for FREE:  Special Offer for DIA Members.  Palo Alto Software is offering DIA Members a FREE 30-Day introductory period to use “LivePlan.”  The First 25 DIA Members to call or email will receive a 90-Day FREE Trial.  Members need to email gene@diveindustry.net or call 281-554-2025 to get their Promo CodeRead more…


Shows & Events


DTE-100Dive & Travel Expo Concludes:  The 5th Annual Dive & Travel Expo is now in the history books.  The show concluded on Sunday.  Although the attendance was slightly less than last year, the show was non-the-less a regional success.  The Industry Luncheon drew 67 Industry professionals to hear Sabrina Parsons and Dana Pethia.  The Saturday Night Dinner & Film Festival was sold out.  Look for an interview with Show Promoter, Rick Stratton in DIA’s Weekly News.   www.divenewsnetwork.com



Surf ExpoSURF EXPO Is Extending Its Show Hours:  With more than 7,000 buyers working the 2,100 booths at the world’s largest watersports and beach lifestyle show, everyone needs more time.  Surf Expo’s new 8:00 am start gives you just that!  Read more…




DTE-100Luncheon & Business Seminar Speaks to 67 Industry Professionals:  Dive News Network and Dive Industry Association co-Hosted a Business Seminar at the Northwest Dive & Travel Expo in Tacoma, last weekend.  The Luncheon was sponsored by American Underwater Products (AUP), Constant Contact, & Palo Alto Software.  Thank you all for your generous contribution.  Keynote speakers Sabrina Parsons & Dana Pethia were inspiring and well received.   Their presentations were relevant to all attendees.


Business Partners

 ConstantContact150       DT100-100          PAS 150




Surf Expo 150   Travel Show 150   PAS 150 

Dive Industry Association

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