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ASSOCIATIONS

Dive Industry Association, Inc.

Web: www.diveindustry.net

Marketing and Trade Association for all dive industry professionals.  Our Goal is to: 1) Unite the Industry to a common purpose.  2) Provide our Members with better business tools to make them more successful. 3) Give our Members more marketing exposure.  4) Bring our Members more opportunities.

Dive Industry Foundation

Web: www.diveindustry.org

Non-profit, educational, tax exempt foundation and public charity, dedicated to the economic development of small businesses in the water sports community.  Federal IRS 501(c)(3).

Diveheart Foundation

Web: www.diveheart.org

As a 501(C) (3) totally volunteer organization, Diveheart’s mission is to build confidence & independence in children, adults and Veterans with disabilities through the sport of scuba diving & related activities.  Diveheart promotes & facilitates similar programs worldwide.

Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society

Web: www.owuscholarship.org

“Our mission is to promote educational activities associated with the underwater world.”  Provides Scholarships and Internships for underwater and other aquatic-related endeavors for young persons with an interest in underwater related disciplines.

Shark Research Institute

Web: www.sharks.org

A 501 (c)(3) multidisciplinary scientific organization that sponsors & conducts research on sharks and advocates for national and international protection for sharks.  Sport divers are welcome on many field expeditions.  Membership is open to all who support SRI’s mission.

Women’s Scuba Association

Web: www.american-partisan.com

Promoting diving to Women and families.  Founding member and trustee of Women Divers Hall of Fame.  Director, Dive Industry Foundation.

MEDIA

Dive Travel Business News

Web: www.DiveTravelBusiness.com

Web: www.DiveTravelBusinessNews.com

A clearing house of dive and travel trade news for industry professionals.  “Taking news to a Deeper level.”

Florida Scuba News

Web: www.Scubanews.com

Up-to-date information on Southeast & Florida Diving, Current News, Dive Boats, Dive Sites, Training & Education News, Manufacturer’s News, Dive Clubs and Dive Buddies, plus the most interactive website in the Dive Industry at http://www.scubanews.com 

Northeast Dive News

Web: www.nedivenews.com

The complete resource for diving in the Northeast andMidwest.  Printing 15,000 copies per month.

Northwest Dive News

Web: www.nwdivenews.com

A monthly magazine about scuba diving in thePacific Northwest– printing 20,000 copies per month and two national editions per year.

Ocean Realm Journal

Web: www.OceanRealmJournal.com

Undersea Showcase, Inc.

Web: www.UnderseaShowcase.com

“New Concepts in Watersports”

Wreck Diving Magazine

Web: www.wreckdivingmag.com

The best dive magazine available.  Join us as we uncover the past.

TRADE SHOW & EVENT ORGANIZATIONS

Beneath The Sea

Web: www.beneaththesea.org

Consumer Dive Show & Travel Exposition, Secaucus, New Jersey.  Annually in March. The 36th Annual Exposition will be held in March 2012.

Dive and Travel Expo

Web: www.nwdiveandtravelexpo.com

Annual Consumer Dive and Travel Expo, Tacoma, WA.

 Our World-Underwater

Web:  www.ourworldunderwater.com

Consumer Dive & Travel Exposition, Rosemont, IL.  A MidwestInstitution.  Annually in February.

Surf Expo – dmg world media

Web: www.surfexpo.com

Annual Trade Show for Water Sports,Orlando,FL.  Surf, Swim, Dive, Waterski, Wakeboard, Skate, Apparel, Resort, Club Level.  Annually in January & September.

Travel & Adventure Show

Web: www.adventureexpo.com

Producers of six trade & consumer Travel & Adventure Shows.  Annually inSanta Clara,CA(Jan);Chicago,IL(Jan);WashingtonD.C.(Mar);Los Angeles,CA(Mar);New York,NY(Oct);Atlanta,GA(Oct);Dallas,TX(Nov).

Ultimate Diver Challenge

Web:  www.ultimatediverchallenge.com

Ultimate Diver Challenge is held annually in August in Cozumel, Mexico. “Biggest Event in Diving History.”

MANUFACTURERS – ARTISTS

John Barber Studios

Web: www.johnbarberstudios.com

John Barber Studios – Marine WildLifeArt.

Pascal Lecocq Painter

Web: www.pascal-lecocq.com

The unique painter of blue and divers, oil paintings, limited edition giclees, artprints & postcards.

MANUFACTURERS – WHOLESALE

Amphibious Outfitters

Web: www.aoshirts.com

T-Shirts with diver designs.

APS Mantaray

Web: http://www.apsmantaray.com

Step into the Dive Fin of Tomorrow “Today”

Aquatic Performance

Web: www.cozumelscubarepair.com

U.S.Phone: 817-886-5978

Equipment Repair Facility -Cozumel,Mexico.

Atlantic Sports International, Inc.

Web: www.atlanticsportsintl.com

Manufacturers & distributors of creative products.  Injection Molding.  CNC Machining.

Big Blue Aquatic Gifts

Web: www.bigbluedive.com

Nautical Jewerly.

Bottom Crawlers

Web: www.bottomcrawlers.com

Dive Apparel.

Chammyz by Body Parts

Web: www.chammyz.com

The world’s most functional after-diving clothing.  Manufactured out of natural wood fibers, allowing water to “wick” away from the body, making you warm and dry.

Decal Shop, Inc.

Web: www.decalshop.com

Weatherproof, waterproof screen-printed decals for the dive industry.  Tank inspection decals, product and resort promotion decals shipped worldwide.

Dive Patches International

Web: www.divepatches.com

Designers and suppliers of Custom Embroidered Patches, Marine Park Chips and large promotional items.  World’s largest supplier of Scuba Diving Patches.

Diver’s D\Lyte, LLC

Web: www.diversdlyte.com

Diver’s d\Lyte Performance Hydration.

Gates Underwater Products

Web: www.gateshousings.com

For over 40 years, Gates has designed and manufactured the most durable and reliable underwater housings in the world.

Hydro Optix LLC

Web: www.hydrooptix.com

Revolutionary scuba masks with a field-of-view almost 5X greater than flat masks.  Objects appear at their true size, shape and distance.  Superior situational awareness and eye hand coordination.

Peter Stone Jewelry USA

Web: http://www.divesilver.com

Dive Jewelry, Sterling Silver, Gold, & Semi-Precious Metal: Nebula

Prescription Dive Masks

Web: http://www.PrescriptionDiveMasks.com

Any Prescription – Any Mask.

RipTide Marine Group, Inc.

www.RiptideBCS.com

BC Design & Manufacturing Company

Rum Reggae

Web: http://www.rumreggae.net

Apparel.

SeaLife Cameras – Pioneer Research Inc  

Web: http://www.sealife-cameras.com

SeaLife Underwater Cameras.  A Division of Pioneer Research..

Spectrum Diving Equipment, Inc.

Web: www.spectrumdiving.com

Makers of the Reeler and the Autoreeler

Submersible Systems, Inc.

Web: http://www.spareair.com

Makers of Spare Air.  “Because self-rescue is the ultimate buddy”

ScubaDoRag

Web: www.scubadorag.com

Patented, quick-drying, stretchable hat that provides on the surface sun protection.  Will not blow off on the boat or jet ski.  Includes secret compartment for long hair, room key, money, etc.

Torgny & Company

Web: www.torgnyandco.com

Manufacturers of fine nautical jewelry and custom designs.

Ultralight Control Systems

Web: www.ulcs.com

Manufactures underwater camera trays & arms.

Undersea Designs, Inc.

Web: www.underseadesigns.com

Wet Suits, Hooded Vests, Vests, Hoods and Mask Bags.  High quality workmanship & materials.  Excellent rental suits (Men & Women).

TRAINING AGENCIES

Nase Worldwide, Inc.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/naseworldwide

Web: www.naseworldwide.org

RETAIL DIVE CENTERS

HAWAII

Kona Honu Divers, Inc.

Web: www.KonaHonuDivers.com

FullServiceDiveCenter, Charter Boat, Instruction.

ILLINOIS

DJ’s Scuba Locker

Web: www.djscuba.com

Full Service Dive Center

Scuba Emporium

Web: www.scubaemporium.com

FullServiceRetailDiveCenterStore since 1973.  PADI 5StarCareerDevelopmentCenter.  Has a WARM built in pool.  Store offers swimming, snorkeling and scuba classes and birthday parties.  Sells most major brands.

Scuba Systems

Web: www.scubasystems.org

FullServiceRetailDiveCenter.  On-site 85 degrees Pool.

NEW YORK

Captain Mike’s Diving Service

Web:  www.captainmikesdiving.com

FullServiceRetailDiveCenter.  DIA Charter Member #1.

NORTH CAROLINA

Discovery Diving Co., Inc.

Web:  www.discoverydiving.com

FullServiceRetailDiveCenter.  Sales, instruction, rental, repairs, year round boat charters, kayak rentals, world class wreck diving.  Ranked #1 in Best Value inNorth Americaand #1 in Best Wreck Diving in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 by Rodale’s Scuba Diving.

OREGON

AstoriaScuba & Adventure Sports LLC

Web:  www.AstoriaScuba.com

FullServiceRetailDiveCenter.  Retail Scuba Sales, Service, & Travel.

PENNSYLVANIA

Sunken Treasure Scuba Center

Web:  www.divestsc.com

FullServiceRetailDiveCenter.  Retail Scuba Sales, Service, & Travel.

U.S.VIGINISLANDS

CaneBayDive Shop

Web: http://www.canebayscuba.com

Dive Center & Boat Charter.  Boat and Shore Diving.  “We dive when you want to.”

VIRGINIA

Blu Water Scuba LLC

Web: http://www.bluwaterscuba.com

Retail Dive Center.  Full Service Store. Equipment Sales, Instruction, Travel.

TRAINING FACILITIES

Explorer’s Guide LLC

Web: http://www.explorersguidellc.com

Maritime Training.  Training Facilities. Professional Educators.  “You know how be a Boater.  We’ll teach you how to be a Captain.”

DIVE BOAT OPERATORS

SOUTH CAROLINA

American Partners Marketing Services

Web:  www.DiveTheCooper.com

Charter Dive Boat.  Dive for Sharks teeth, fossils, bottles and wide range of artifacts.  Dive the Cooper River, SC.

DIVE CLUBS

DiveBuddy.com

Web: www.DiveBuddy.com

DiveBuddy.com is a global social network for scuba divers.  Find new buddies, plan trips, join dive clubs, locate dive centers, share experiences and more.

SingleDivers.com

Web: http://www.SingleDivers.com

Single & married but buddyless divers from around the world…diving the world! It’s About Diving…Our hook ups are to TANKS!

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS

 Grant W. Graves

Scuba and Film Enterprises, LLC

eMail: makog@aol.com

Scuba Instruction through Instructor, Trimix Instructor, Rebreather training (Pris, Topaz, MK 15, 15.5, 16, Dolphin & Rev).  Underwater production, personel coordination, full production capable, Technical Advisor.

Lorraine Sadler

Mer Made Consultants

eMail: Lsadler@usc.edu

Traveling educator.  Marine biology and trade show lectures.  Equipment evaluations and beta testing.  Scuba Instructor from entry level to Instructor Evaluator.

INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

SERVICE PROVIDERS

Julie Gilmer, CPA

Julie Gilmer

eMail: jgilmercpa@aol.com

Accountant, CPA and Small Business Specialist.  QuickBooks Instructor.

Skaja, Daniels, Lister & Permito, LLP

Carl Skaja, Partner / Attorney At Law

Web: www.sdlplaw.com

A Partnership of Professional Law Corporations.  Business & Civil Litigation, Corporate & Non-profit Organizational Transactions, Construction Litigation, Real Estate, Trust Administration, Estate Planning and Family Law.

Muchanski & Associates

eMail: gene@diveindustry.net

Web: http://www.diveindustry.net

Business Consultants specializing in Small Businesses engaged in watersports.  Business Plans, Marketing Plans & Strategies, Advertising Budgets, Product Management, Product Sourcing, and Business Educational Training.  NxLevel and FastTrac Certified.  40 years experience in the Diving Industry.

The EGA Group

Web: http://www.egaconsultng.com

Marketing Consultants

University of Houston, Small Business Development

Web: http://www.sbdc.uh.edu

Business Consultants specializing in Small Businesses.  Business Plans, Marketing Strategies, SBA Loans and Funding, and Business Educational Training.  NxLevel and FastTrac Certified.  Texas Gulf Coast Network referrals to local SBDCs.

Divers Only

Web: http://www.diversonly.com

Revolutionizing The Way You Dive

Las Olas Technologies, Inc.

Web: http://www.lasolastech.com

A web-centric technology and marketing agency.  We help companies build brands by seamlessly integrating advertising and branding with sophisticated web, interactive and search marketing strategies.

Bonnie Toth Advertising & Design

Web: http://www.BonnieTothAdvertising.com

Print graphic design & advertising – design through final production

Cozumel Scuba Repair

Web: www.cozumelscubarepair.com

U.S.Phone: 817-886-5978

Equipment Repair Facility -Cozumel,Mexico.

Reg Tech

Web: http://www.regtechscuba.com

Scuba Equipment Repairs.  Wholesale regulator repair for Retail Dive Centers.

TRAVEL BUSINESSES

CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

Florida Keys andKey West

Web:  www.fla-keys.com/diving

The Florida Keys & Key West is the Number One Dive Destination for all levels and types of diving.  Dive information and general destination information is available via communication of choice.

TRAVEL – TRAVEL AGENTS & TRAVEL PROVIDERS

Dive Reservation Service, Inc.

Web: www.diveres.com

Provides client branded services with complete on-line and toll free number reservation capabilities for resorts, adventure and dive companies that want a U.S.based presence.

Miss Scuba

eMail: info@miss-scuba.com

Web: http://www.miss-scuba.com

Travel recourse for female divers.

Scuba Travel Ventures

eMail: info@scubatravelventures.com

Web: www.scubatravelventures.com

Dive Travel Wholesalers Worldwide

TRAVEL – DIVE RESORTS, LIVEABOARDS, DIVE CENTERS, DIVE OPERATORS

Aggressor Fleet & Dancer Fleet

Web: www.aggressor.com

Dancer Fleet

Web: www.DancerFleet.com

Eleven (11) Liveaboards in ten (10) locations worldwide:  Baja, Belize, Cayman, Costa Rica, Galapagos, Kona, Maldives,  Palau, Turks & Caicos, Utila (Honduras).

Divi Resorts

Web: www.diviresorts.com

Eight locations on five Caribbean Islands: Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire, St Croix, USVI – St Maarten

NV Yacht Charters LLC

Web: www.nvcharters.com

Providing NV-ious all inclusive Charter Yacht Vacations.”

BONAIRE

Buddy Dive Resort

Web: www.BuddyDive.com

Bonaire, Dutch Antilles:  Buddy Dive Resort, Buddy Dive Liveaboard Galapagos, BelMar Bonaire Oceanfont Apartments, Caribbean ClubBonaire, Palm Trading

CAYMANISLANDS

Cobalt Coast Resort & Suites

Web: www.cobaltcoast.com

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, BWI.  Cobalt Coast Resort and DiveTech offer modern ocean front lodging and an adventurous dive experience, from open water training, free diving, tech diving and rebreathers.

COSTA RICA

Bill Beard’s Costa Rica

Web: www.billbeardcostarica.com

Costa Rica, Central America.  Scuba Diving & Adventure Tours for Individuals and groups.  All-inclusive & A La Carte Beach Resorts.

HONDURAS, Bay Islands

Roatan Liveaboard

eMail: info@RoatanLiveaboard.com

Web: http://www.RoatanLiveaboard.com

Liveaboard.  Roatan, Honduras.

INDONESIA

Gangga Island Resort & Spa

Web: www.ganggaisland.com

Bali, Indonesia.

Komodo Cruises

eMail: info@komodocruises.com

Web: www.komodocruises.com

Sulawesi, Indonesia.  DiveKomodoNational Park.  Liveaboard packages aboard SMY Mona Lisa, SMY Mangguana and MV Charlie.  Great Value for your Money.

MEXICO 

Cozumel Scuba Repair

Web: www.cozumelscubarepair.com

Equipment Repair Facility – Cozumel, Mexico.

Scuba Club Cozumel

Web: www.scubaclubcozumel.com

Resort Destination, Retail Dive Center, Dive Operator – Cozumel, Mexico.

Sea Robin

Web: www.searobincozumel.com

Dive Operator – Cozumel, Mexico.  Premium Scuba diving inCozumel,Mexico.

MICRONESIA  – PALAU

Island & Cruise Adventure, Inc.

Web: http://www.islandcruiseadventure.com

Liveaboards & Resorts – Micronesia.  Liveaboards & Resorts –Palau &Philippines

Sam’s Tours Palau

Web: www.samstours.com

Palau, Micronesia. Palau’s Premier Dive Center & Inbound Tour Operator.

ST. CROIX, USVI

Cane Bay Dive Shop

Web: http://www.canebayscuba.com

Dive Center & Dive Boat Operator.  Boat and Shore Diving.  “We dive when you want to.”

St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures, Inc.

Web: www.stcroixscuba.com

Dive Center & Dive Boat Operator.  “The Friendliest Dive Shop on Earth”

TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS, BWI

Oasis Divers – Grand Turk

Web: www.oasisdivers.com

Dive Center & Dive Boat Operator.  Full service dive operation and accommodations specialist.  Offering diving in Grand Turk & Salt Cay.  Wall diving,  Nitorx, whale watching, rebreathers, and stingray encounters.  Beachfront accommodations available.