Dive Industry News #21


DIALogo-100Dive Industry Association, Inc. Moves to Florida:  The Dive Industry Association, Inc. now has its corporate office in West Melbourne, Florida.  Our new permanent address, 2294 Botanica Circle, West Melbourne, FL 32904, will be effective beginning May 31, 2012.  For more information contact Gene Muchanski, Executive Director, Dive Industry Association, Inc.  Phone: 832-247-5315.  email: gene@diveindustry.net  Web: www.diveindustry.net



Chammyz Signs Exclusive Licensing Deal With Jean Michel Cousteau & Body Glove:  Chammyz, the Number 1 selling soft goods apparel in the after-dive market, has signed exclusive rights to manufacture Jean Michel Cousteau Chammyz.  Additionally, the company has redesigned its web site at www.chammyz.com



NE-Dive-News-100Northeast Dives News – Hardhat Diving at Dutch Springs:  The Northeast Diving Equipment Group’s Vintage Dive Gear Rally will take place during the Memorial Day Weekend at Dutch Springs in Pennsylvania.  Dive the Navy MK V or one of many commerical dive hats.  Read more


Service Providers

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Shows & Events

UDC-PB-100Ultimate Diver Challenge Putting final touches on July 20-31 Event: UDC will be filming Season Two of their TV program, this summer in Palm Beach County, Florida.  Interested Dive Centers and Dive Boat Operators are encourage to get involved as Participants, Sponsors, Supporters and Vendors for this year’s Ultimate Diver Challenge.  There are a few openings for Dive Teams, Attendees, Volunteers and Camera Crew.  Contact Pam Bertrand at 816-765-7282.  UDC has named the Hilton Singer Island Hotel as the Host Hotel for the Palm Beach County Event.  Second Hotel to sign on is the Hilton Garden Inn.   For more information, see their web site at www.ultimatediverchallenge.com



Surf ExpoSURF EXPO – Open FREE to Retail Dive Centers:  Surf Expo is the largest watersports trade event of its kind.  The three day trade-only expo is geared to professional watersport retail buyers in all watersports sectors, including diving.  Over 7,000 qualified retail buyers attend Surf Expo to order hard goods and soft goods.  Surf Expo has the best selection in beach fashion and apparel then any other watersports show on the planet.  Come see the newly established DIVE Pavilion at Surf Expo.    Read more…



adams-100Bonaire – One of the First Caribbean Islands to Partner With Coral Restoration Fouindation:  Local Initiative to Preserve Genetic Diversity of Staghorn and Elkhorn Corals Augmented by the Coral Restoration Foundation. Kralendijk, Bonaire: The “Bonaire Reef Pilot Project” was born when…   Read more


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Dive Industry Association

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