Dive Industry News 9


Twitter-100Dive Industry Association Gets Twitter Account:  Now you can follow Dive Industry Association on Twitter.  Twitter is one of the Top 5 Social Media tools.  With Twitter you can send and receive short, 140-character messages with your friends and business clients.  Follow DIA on Twitter at http://twitter.com/DiveIndustry 

WDHOF-100Women Divers Hall of Fame Welcomes 5 New Members:  Dedicated to recognizing and honoring the contributions of women divers, the Women Divers Hall of Fame (WDHOF) is an international, non-profit, professional honors society whose member contributions span a wide variety of fields, including: The Arts, Science, Medicine, Exploration & Technology, Marine Archeology, Business, Media, Training & Education, Safety, Commercial & Military Diving, Free Diving and Underwater Sports.  Read more


Shows & Events

BTS-100Beneath The Sea – March 23-25, 2012:  Beneath The Sea will hold its 36th Annual Undersea Dive & Travel Exposition in 24 days.  Over 245 Exhibitors will occupy 331 booths on the Exhibit Floor.  Friday afternoon is “Trade Only”.  This is something the industry has been asking for.  Contact Armand Zigahn at info@beneaththesea.org  Web: 


www.beneaththesea.orgDTE-100Dive & Travel Expo Only 52 Days Away:  The 5th Annual Dive & Travel Expo is scheduled for April 20-22, 2012 in Tacoma, Washington.  The host Hotel is the Hotel Morano.  Last year, 203 companies exhibited at the 4-year-old show.  That number will most likely be broken this year.  Dive News Network and Dive Industry Association will co-Host a 100-200 person Luncheon / Success Seminar, entitled “A Shared Vision”  www.divenewsnetwork.com


TAS100Travel & Adventure Show in Washington D.C.  The Travel & Adventure Show – Washington D.C. will take place on March 17-18, 2012 at the Washington Convention Center.  Featured Presenters include Samantha Brown, Travel Channel Host, Oatricia Schultz, Pauline Frommer and Marc Peyser.  The two-day event is your ticket to discover…  Read more





diviDivi Flamingo Bonaire Presents Legends of Divi Past:  Divi Flamingo Bonaire is celebrating 60 years of hospitality this year and wants you to be part of a special celebration.  Come party & dive with industry “Legends” on June 16-23, 2012  Read more…  


Industry People


Robin ParrishRobin MacFaffrn Parish Inducted Into Women Divers Hall of Fame:  Educational Non-Profit Leader, Marine Biologist, Conservationist, Diving and Ocean Advocate, Robin MacFadden Parish willl be inducted into the Women Divers Hall of Fame at Beneath the Sea in March.  Robin is Vice President of North American Operations of the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society.  Read more…

Dive Industry Association

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