Dive Industry News # 30

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July 24, 2012 – Week 30

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July 24, 2012: Welcome to Week 30 of the Dive Industry Weekly News.  To receive this FREE “Opt-in Only” publication directly to your in-box every Tuesday, opt-in by clicking “Join our Mailing List”

Sales Representatives

DIA-Tag 100Annual Rep Survey In The Mail:  The Dive Industry Association annual Manufacturing Sales Rep Survey was put in the mail today.  All Industry Sales Reps are encouraged to take the Survey.  Reps can also download a copy from our web site.  Download Rep Survey  Participants will receive a copy of the “State of the Industry” report and be included in an Industry Sales Rep Forum.  No personal data in this survey is released or made public.  We are only interested in averages, ranges and trends.  Contact Gene Muchanski, Executive Director,  gene@diveindustry.net  Web: www.diveindustry.net/membership/surveys



STV-100Scuba Travel Ventures Publishes July Newsletter:  This month’s e-Newsletter features Dive Travel Specialist – Mario Cabading, Scuba Travel Ventures’ Preferred Resort – Koro Sun, STV Community News and more.  Read more…



miss scubaMiss Scuba Publishes Newsletter:  Miss Scuba’s July Newsletter has hit the e-waves filled with Travel Tips, Gear Ideas and Journeys.  The first video of Adventures with Miss Scuba in South Africa is online now with sharks, crocodiles and hippos.  Read more


Shows & Events

UDC-PB-100Ultimate Diver Challenge Gets Off To A Great Start:   Palm Beach County’s Ultimate Diver Challenge began with its Opening Ceremony at the Hilton Singer Island on Friday evening, July 20.  The event was well attended by an estimated 125 competitors, sponsors, supporters, local dive professionals and fans.  The production crew had their hands full filming interviews, briefings and various activities that will be edited into next season’s TV Show.  Follow the filming & production creww of UDC on their facebook page at www.facebook.com/ultimatediverchallenge


Surf ExpoSurf Expo Wants To Buy You Lunch:  Surf Expo and Dive Industry Association are sponsoring a “Lunch & Learn” on Friday, September 7 at the Surf Expo in Orlando, Florida.  Steven Fisher will share some great merchandising tips for displaying apparel & accessories in your watersports retail store.  The Seminar & Lunch are FREE but you must Reserve your spot (RSVP) before the event. REGISTER HERE  For more information, contact Steven “Fish” Fisher, Senior Buyer Relations Manager at sfisher@surfexpo.com or call him at 678-781-7975.  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".