Weekly Dive News # 43 from Dive Industry Association

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DIA’s Weekly Dive News
October 23, 2012 – Week 43

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diveheart-100Diveheart Opens First International Chapter:  Diveheart opened a Diveheart Chapter in the United Kingdom and has chosen an Ambassador to represent Diveheart in the UK.  Sue Austin carried the Olympic Torch underwater during a special demonstration at the 2012 Para-Olympic Games in the UK recently.  Check out the Video Freewheeling “Creating the Spectacle”


Matador-100Pascal Lecocq Displays at Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show:   Pascal Lecocq’s art work will be on display at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show: The Blue Wild. Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center.  Dive seminars, exhibitors, Marine Art Display & Raffle. October 25-29, 2012.  More than 50 pieces by Pasal are on display at the Marine Art exhibition.

Your Invitation to the Kickoff Art Reception

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


SSI-100Dive Around Texas 2012:  Local Diving in Texas Reaches a Record Success:  On Sunday, October 7, 2012, the Fourth Annual Dive Around Texas Challenge welcomed over 105 divers to its elite membership.  Divers gathered from all over the State of Texas on the banks of the San Marcos River to recognize those divers that registered and completed at least 12 dives since January 1, 2012.  Read more


SpreeSunset-100DT100 Crew Dives with M/V Spree:  DivingTop100.com crew members spent a few days diving with Spree Expeditions aboard the M/V Spree.  The 100-foot liveaboard is based in Key West, Florida.  The 4-night adventure visited the Dry Tortugas and Fort Jefferson and featured 3 days packed with diving on some of the best reefs in Florida & the USS Vandenberg.  James Sinkway praised the M/V Spee’s Captain and Crew for doing an excellent job.  Read more

Shows & Events

TAS100 Dallas Travel & Adventure – 18 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 – 22 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 – 79 Days Away:  January 10-12, 2013. Registration is now open. Retail Dive Store Buyers are admitted FREE.  Web: www.surfexpo.com 

owuOur World-Underwater – 115 Days Away:  February 15-17, 2013  Dive Industry Association to co-Host “Industry Breakfast” Business Seminar at Our World Underwater.  Request for Sponsors.  Contact Gene Muchanski at gene@diveindustry.net  Web:  www.ourworldunderwater.com

Business Partners

 ConstantContact150          DT100-100           PAS 150


          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".