Dive Industry News #26


DIA-Tag 100DIA Conducting Annual Retail Survey:  Dive Industry Association is conducting its annual Retail Dive Center Survey.  Manufacturing Sponsorships are being sought to conduct a multi-media survey to reach every dive retailer in the USA.  Contact Gene Muchanski, Executive Director, Dive Industry Association, Inc., 2294 Botanica Circle, West Melbourne, FL 32904-7339.  Phone:  321-914-3778.  Mobile: 832-247-5315.  email: gene@diveindustry.net  Web: www.diveindustry.net



Employment Opportunity at Chammyz :  Chammyz, the number one after-dive apparel company, is looking for Sales Agencies or experienced Sales Reps to market Chammyz Clothing.  Chammyz has just signed with Body Glove to make custom Body Glove Chammyz.  Chammyz apparel is sold worldwide and is not only perfect for divers and surfers, but after any watersports activity.  Chammyz apparel is fashion forward as well as eco-friendly.  The company is looking for agencies/groups that handle national retailers, buying groups and regional independents.  Contact Jody Munro to learn more and schedule a discussion.  Web: www.chammyz.com  



BottomCrawlersNew-100Bottom Crawlers Expands and Opens New Facility:  Bottom Crawlers has opened their new facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to make room for their 2013 Product Line of Marine Inspired Designs.  Their new address is Bottom Crawlers, 5314 NW 22nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.  Susan Bruhn, President of Bottom Crawlers is preparing a sneak preview, during the company’s design month, to unveil new designs that will be presented at Surf Expo’s September Show.  For more information, contact Susan Bruhn:  Phone: 954-524-6472.  Fax: 954-779-1057.  email: info@bottomcrawlers.com  Web: www.bottomcrawlers.com



DIRcover-100Dive Industry Directory Attracts New Advertisers:  Dive Industry Association promotes diving to the Dive, Surf, and Travel communities.  The FREE Industry Directory is available worldwide.  DIA is pleased to welcome Beneath the Sea, Surf Expo, Unicomm – The Travel & Adventure Shows and Bill Beard – Costa Rica as new advertisers.  Ads run 12 months long and are included in the digital and print additions.  Contact Gene Muchanski, Sales Director, Dive Industry Directory, 2294 Botanica Circle, West Melbourne, FL 32904-7339.  Phone:  321-914-3778.  Mobile: 832-247-5315.  email: gene@diveindustry.net  Web: www.diveindustrydirectory.com  Rate Card: www.diveindustrydirectory.com/rates


Shows & Events


Surf ExpoTake Your Retail Dive Center Up A Notch:   We all look for that magic bullet that will give our store a competitive edge and help us reach more customers.  That magic bullet is “Apparel.”  Surf Expo has more watersports apparel companies exhibiting at their show than anyone.  Maybe that’s why over 7,000 qualified retail buyers attend this Trade Only Show.  Learn about “Merchandising Apparel” at our Lunch & Learn in September.  Reserve your FREE spot with Gene Muchanski at gene@diveindustry.net   For more information on Surf Expo:  Web:  www.SurfExpo.com


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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".