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.

2019 North American Rolex Scholar Announced

February 16, 2019 Dear OWUSS Friends, It is my privilege and great pleasure to announce that Ms. Neha Acharya-Patel, of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada has been selected to be the 2019 North American Rolex Scholar of the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society. … Continue reading

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Dive Industry Foundation to Exhibit at OWU 2019

Dive Industry Foundation Non-profit 501(c)(3) Our World Underwater Dive Show Booth 14 February 16-17, 2019 Please stop by our Booth 14 at the Our World Underwater Dive & Travel Show.  Our talking points this year are all about our 12-step … Continue reading

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The 49th Annual Our World Underwater

Exhibiting at Our World-Underwater Chicago  by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. The 49th Annual Our World-Underwater Dive and Travel Show in Chicago is scheduled for February 16-17, 2019.  Our World Underwater has been one of the top … Continue reading

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Editorial – February 2019

Is This The Time Of The Great Unification? by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  Every industry has its defining moments.  Of course, your idea of a defining moment may depend on what part of the fragmented diving industry … Continue reading

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Exhibitors at Our World Underwater Dive Show 2019

The following Dive Companies are exhibiting at the 49th Annual Our World-Underwater Dive & Travel Show on February 16-17, 2019 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Chicago, IL.   Dive Stores (Local) Dive Right In Scuba – Booth 52 Indy MPH … Continue reading

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Editorial – January 2019

You Have to Want to be Successful. by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  The New Year has arrived and much of the Diving Industry has already hit the ground running.  We started the year with our 2019 Membership … Continue reading

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DIA Members to Exhibit at Our World-Underwater 2019

The following Dive Industry Association Members are exhibiting at the 49th Annual Our World-Underwater Dive & Travel Show on February 16-17, 2019 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Chicago, IL.  Visit our DIA Members FIRST.   Dive Stores Scuba Emporium – … Continue reading

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Tovatec Increase Production of MERA

Tovatec has introduced the new “MERA™” Dive Light with Built-In Video Camera. This exciting new product was announced just prior to DEMA and began delivery during the week of DEMA . The initial production units sold out immediately, even before … Continue reading

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Editorial – December 2018

In The Business of Diving – It’s How Well We Do. by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  Before I sat down to write our December Editorial, I took a moment to reread last year’s December Editorial.  In that … Continue reading

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iBubble Hiring Sales Representative Americas

Sales Representative Americas based in Florida Our company: The company has developed the first autonomous underwater drone that follows divers and captures beautiful footage, hands-free. The company is currently launching large-scale production of the drone and is seeking to develop … Continue reading

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