Weekly Dive News # 42 from Dive Industry Association


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DIA’s Weekly Dive News
October 16, 2012 – Week 42

Weekly News-100Tell Your Friends About DIA’s Weekly News:  Dive Industry Association publishes its Weekly News every Tuesday.  Subscription is by opt-in only and is FREE.  Subscribe today and forward it to a friend in the business.  Opt-In


Dema2012-100DIA Members Offer Dema Show Specials:  DIA Members who are exhibiting at Dema Show 2012 are offering Dema Specials.  Take advantage of these specials now or contact your favorite vendors to make an appointment to see them at the show.  Get your Dema Specials listed on our Facebook Page and on our Special Web Page.

                            Contact Gene Muchanski at gene@diveindustry.net






Women Divers Hall of Fame: Tropical Dreams and Paradise Sunsets.  Start the DEMA Show right! .. come out and party at the hottest place to be … Wednesday, November 14, 2012.  7:30-10:30 PM at Harrah’s Las Vegas.  Come bid on extraordinary DREAM trips to exotic locations far and near… All for the worthy cause of supporting the WDHOF Scholarship Fund!  Read mor


Spectrum-100Spectrum Diving Equipment, Inc. For Sale:   Dennis Kaleta, Owner of Spectrum Diving Equipment, is selling the Dive Reel Company.  Read more

Servie Providers

DivingGlobal-100 DivingGlobal:  Pioneering Cloud Service for the Diving.  DivingGlobal has announced the release of a pioneering cloud service designed to revolutionize the diving industry, with the release of its flagship CRM application.  Read more



LivePlan-100-2 FREE Webinar Today:   Palo Alto Software is conducting a FREE Webinar today – How to Import QuickBooks Data Directly Into LivePlan.  Read more


DT100-Ocean100 DT100 Crew Visits Florida Keys Dive Operators:  DivingTop100.com crew members embark on a 10-Day trek along Florida’s Lower Keys in October.  Visiting Dive Centers, Scuba Shops and Charter Operations, the DT100 Crew will be meeting with owners and operators to recap their 2012 dive seasons.  The DT100 Crew offers insights & advice to small businesses and retailers within the diving industry in an effort to stimulate their dive businesses and drive their bottom line.  Read more



DT100-Spree100 DivingTop100.com Dives with Spree Expeditions:   DivingTop100.com Crew will be diving with Spree Expeditions.  The M/V spree is a 100-ft liveaboard based in Key West, Florida.  The 4-night adventure visits the Dry Tortugas and Fort Jefferson and features 3 days packed with diving on some of the best reefs Florida has to offer. Read more





Diving Divas Travel Group Formed:  Diving is a great pastime for everyone who takes the plunge, but dive travel can be even more enriching, therapeutic and downright fun when it’s done with members of an affinity group. What would you say to being a part of a group of women divers being pampered in a relaxing, tropical atmosphere? Read more

Shows & Events

BTS-100This Weekend – Beyond The Sea:  Protecting Our Aquatic Realm.  Beneath the Sea Organization Sponsoring Waterfront Celebration & Costal Cleanup, Saturday, October 20, 2012.  Taking place on It’s My Park Day, when thousands of New Yorkers come together to volunteer in parks and public spaces throughout the five boroughs.  Celebrate Kaiser Park and encourage stewardship of our waterfront.  Read more



TAS100 Dallas Travel & Adventure – 25 Days Away:  The Travel & Adventure Show is the Nation’s Leading Travel Show and is returning to Dallas November 10-11, 2012.  You’ll hear travel tips from the experts including Pauline Frommer, Samantha Brown, Richard Wiese, and Read more



Dema2012-100DEMA Show – 29 Days Away:  November 14-17, 2012 at the Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, NV.  Exhibitors are focusing on pre-show marketing to increase booth traffic.  Create a Dema-Special to differentiate your company from your competitor.  Web:  www.demashow.com



Surf Expo Surf Expo – 86 Days Away:  January 10-12, 2013. Registration is now open. Retail Dive Store Buyers are admitted FREE.  Web: www.surfexpo.com 


Our World-Underwater – 122 Days Away:  February 15-17, 2013  “The Big Show with Midwestern Charm & Hospitality.”  The Film Festivals, Seminars and Workshops will be spectacular.  This year the focus is more on shipwrecks with excellent videos.  Jill Heinerth will debut her new documentary We Are Water.  Web:  www.ourworldunderwater.com

Trade Show Companies & Products

TSIADTrade Show In A Day:  MUST READ for anyone exhibiting at trade shows that wants to know all about pre-show, at-show and post-show marketing.  Trade Show In A Day – Get it done right, get it done fast! by The Planning Shop with Rhonda Abrams & Betsy Bozdech.  Whether it’s your first trade show or you’re looking to improve results, this is the book for you!  If you exhibit at a trade show, will your prospects show up at your trade show booth?  Trade Show In A Day shows you how to… Read more

Business Partners

      ConstantContact150                     DT100-100          PAS 150


Surf Expo                                     TAS100                         PAS 150

Dive Industry Association

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