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.

FAM Trip – Saint Lucia

FAM Trip – Saint Lucia – September 2018 by Gene Muchanski, Editor The Dive Industry Professional Twelve Dive Travel Specialists from the United States recently had the pleasure to join the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority on a Familiarization Trip (FAM … Continue reading

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Equipment Test – Riptide Vanquish BCD

Equipment Test – Riptide Vanquish BCD by Gene Muchanski, Editor The Dive Industry Professional We recently had the pleasure to field test the all new Riptide Vanquish BCD, exclusively distributed by IST.  The Riptide Vanquish BCD is the latest creation … Continue reading

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Editorial – October 2018

The Industry Is What You Make It by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  We launched a new marketing campaign with our June Editorial, The Diving Industry Has Potential.  For the past four months we have been busy writing down our … Continue reading

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DIA Members Exhibiting at ScubaCon

Dive Industry Association Members at ScubaCon by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. The following Dive Industry Association Members are exhibiting at ScubaCon on September 8-9, 2018 at Boulder, CO.  Make it a point to visit our DIA … Continue reading

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Participate in On-Line Webinars & Digital Summit Meetings

Participate in Future On-Line Webinars and Digital Summit Meetings by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. Step 12 to uniting the diving industry is to Participate in Future On-Line Webinars and Digital Summit Meetings.  Once a Team of Advisers … Continue reading

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Join A Specialty Advisory Group in Your Industry

Join a Specialty Advisory Group in Your Industry by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. Step 11 to uniting the diving industry is to join a Specialty Advisory Group in the Diving Industry.  The purpose of an advisory group … Continue reading

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Volunteer Your Time & Talents At Non-Profits

Volunteer Your Time & Talents at Non-Profits by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. Step 10 to uniting the diving industry is to volunteer your time and talents to non-profit organizations that unite and grow the industry, like Dive … Continue reading

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Editorial – September 2018

The Industry’s New Season Begins in September by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  Labor Day is approaching and you know what that means.  The 2018 consumer diving season is coming to a close.  Traditionally, the diving season for … Continue reading

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Editorial – August 2018

Back to School – Back to DEMA – Back to the Future by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  August is the get back month.  It doesn’t matter if you have kids or not, you can’t get away from … Continue reading

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Make a Donation to Dive Industry Foundation

Make a Donation to Dive Industry Foundation by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. Step 9 to uniting the diving industry is to make a donation to the non-profit organization Dive Industry Foundation. Dive Industry Foundation is a non-profit, … Continue reading

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