Weekly Dive News # 44 from Dive Industry Association


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DIA’s Weekly Dive News
October 30, 2012 – Week 44


dema-100DEMA Board of Directors Election:  The DEMA Board of Directors election is only 46 days away.  It is every Member’s responsibility to follow the election process and become familiar with the candidates when they are selected.  The voting begins on December 15, 2012.  Dive Industry Association (A DEMA Member for over 12 years) recommends you keep your DEMA Membership current and VOTE.  Web: www.dema.org


VOTE-100U.S. National Election Day is November 6, 2012:  Please VOTE on Election Day or sooner if your State has Early Elections.  Regardless of your Party preference, you have the power to choose the best candidate for President of the United States and all the other open positions.  This is a very important election and every vote counts.  BE INVOLVED – VOTE.


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



innovative-100 Innovative Scuba Concepts DEMA Seminar:   Innovative Scuba Concepts invites all dealers to visit our Dema Booth #2642 to see the New Innovative Scuba.  Dealers are also invited to our FREE Seminars, “Don’t Buy Fish” on Wednesday and Friday during the show.   Read more



Miss Scuba 100Miss Scuba Publishes October Newsletter: Miss Scuba October Newsletter filled with Travel Tips (Caring for Chargers), Gear Ideas (ScubaDoRag) and Journey of the Week (Great White Shark Dive).

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NAUINAUI Board of Directors Election:  Voting opens this Friday for the NAUI Board of Directors 2012 Election.  Voting will close on November 27, 2012 at 5 pm EST.  Read more

Shows & Events


Dallas Travel & Adventure – 11 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 – 15 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 ExpoSurf Expo – 72 Days Away:  January 10-12, 2013. Act Now.  Time is running out.  Register by November 1 to receive your badges in the mail before the show.  Don’t spend time in the Registration line. Retail Dive Store Buyers are admitted FREE.  Web: www.surfexpo.com   Read more

owuOur World-Underwater – 108 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

BTS-100Beneath The Sea – 143 Days Away: March 22-24, 2013  37th Annual Show. Get your booth space now before the show is sold out.  email: info@beneaththesea.org  Web: www.BeneaththeSea.org

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