Dive Industry News #27


Diveheart100Diveheart on CNN Headline News:  CNN Headline News will feature Diveheart on July 4th at 6pm & 8 pm (Central time) and again on July 7 & 8 at 1pm (central time).  Veterans with disabilities and Gold Star Families who have lost loved ones in Military service are featured in a thirty minute CNN Headline News (HLN) report.  The CNN News team followed Diveheart to the Florida Keys in April as they took Gold Star Families and Veterans with disabilities on a life changing scuba adventure trip.  Web: www.diveheart.org


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chasebadge-100The Mission: Small Business Application and Voting Period Has Oficially Ended:  If you applied for the grant or voted, thanks for supporting small business everywhere.  Check back on or before September 15, 2012 to find out which small business will be able to fund their growth with $250,0000 grants from Chase and Living Social.  For those of you who voted for Dive Industry Association or one of our Members, thank you for your support.  Web: www.missionsmallbusiness.com


Shows & Events

UDC-PB-100Register Today For the Ultimate Diver Challenge Photography Contest: 

Are you the Ultimate Underwater Photographer?  Do you have what it takes to capture the essence of action and beauty in order to become the winner of the Ultimate Diver Challenge Photography Contest?  Read more…


Surf ExpoDive Industry Association Conducts Survey about Surf Expo:   A Survey, utilizing Constant Contact, was sent to 1,000 domestic Retail Dive Centers and 300 International Dive Centers.  The 10-question survey asked if Dive Center Retail Buyers were going to attend Surf Expo and what they expected from this world class watersports expo.  All Retailers are encouraged to TAKE SURVEY   Contact Gene Muchanski at gene@diveindustry.net   For more information on Surf Expo:  Web:  www.SurfExpo.com



Divi-Flam 150Divi Flamingo Beach Resort Celebrates 60 Years of Hospitality: It takes a whole island to make a resort!  Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino helped the island of Bonaire celebrate 60 years in the Hospitality Industry recently with “celebrities,” parties & diving.  Read more… 


Business Partners

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Surf Expo                                  TAS100               PAS 150 


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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".