Author Archives: Gene Muchanski

About Gene Muchanski

Executive Director at Dive Industry Association. Board Member at Dive Industry Foundation. Marketing Consultant to the Diving Industry. I have been a certified Scuba Diver since I was 15 years old and have been a passionate waterman for as long as I can remember.

Starting Your Own Business – Your First Year

Starting Your Own Business SeriesThe First Year in Businessby Gene Muchanski, Executive DirectorDive Industry Association, Inc. Your first year in business may be your most difficult part of going into business for yourself.  In fact, it is going to be … Continue reading

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Editorial – September 2022

EDITORIAL – SEPTEMBER 2022 The Market Is Big Enough For Nowby Gene Muchanski, EditorThe Dive Industry Professional Welcome to the September 2022 Editorial of The Dive Industry Professional.  For many years now, September has been the month when the major suppliers in … Continue reading

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Editorial – August 2022

EDITORIAL – AUGUST 2022 We Need A Better Reason To Go Diving.by Gene Muchanski, EditorThe Dive Industry Professional Welcome to the August 2022 Editorial of The Dive Industry Professional.  I’m in the process of getting ready for another dive trip and thought … Continue reading

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Editorial – July 2022

What It Means To Be A Volunteer.by Gene Muchanski, EditorThe Dive Industry Professional Welcome to the July 2022 Editorial of The Dive Industry Professional.  We are so fortunate to be involved in a recreation that attracts some of the most adventurous, kind, … Continue reading

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Dive Editorial – June 2022

DIVE EDITORIAL – JUNE 2022 What Is A Dive Industry Professional?by Gene Muchanski, EditorThe Dive Industry Professional Welcome to the June 2022 Editorial of The Dive Industry Professional.  Being this is our third issue in a magazine format, after twenty-two years as … Continue reading

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DIA Members to Exhibit at Scuba Show 2022

Dive Industry Association Members at Scuba Show by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. The following Dive Industry Association Members are exhibiting at Scuba Show on May 14-15, 2022 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, … Continue reading

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Editorial – May 2022

EDITORIAL – MAY 2022 The Power of Now by Gene Muchanski, Editor The Dive Industry Professional Welcome to the May 2022 Editorial of The Dive Industry Professional.  There is no time like the present.  Yesterday is already gone.  You can’t get it … Continue reading

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Editorial – April 2022

Are You Ready to Engage? by Gene Muchanski, Editor The Dive Industry Professional Welcome to the April 2022 Editorial of The Dive Industry Professional.  As an Industry Planner I am frequently asked to help companies organize their thoughts into a well laid-out, … Continue reading

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Editorial – March 2022

Where Are You Today?by Gene Muchanski, EditorThe Dive Industry Professional Welcome to the March 2022 Editorial of The Dive Industry Professional.  This month has to be that moment in time where we dedicate ourselves to the business of what we do. With … Continue reading

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Linda Lugone Remembered

by Bob Brayman It is with a heavy heart I announce that after a long battle with cancer Linda Lugone (formally known as Linda Brayman) passed away on February 25th, 2022 at 1:00 in the afternoon. Services for Linda will … Continue reading

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