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.

Regional Dive Show Communities

Regional Dive Show Component Communities – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  I’ve come to realize that the main strength of the diving industry is our sense of community.  Think about it.  What we all have in common … Continue reading

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Editorial – January 2020

Our Communities Make Us Strong – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  I’ve come to realize that the main strength of the diving industry is our sense of community.  Think about it.  What we all have in common … Continue reading

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20 Years of Kids Sea Camp

20 Years of Kids Sea Camp By Margo Peyton, President Kid’s Sea Camp – Family Divers The beginning of Kids Sea Camp seemed like just a few moments ago not 20 years in 2000. Robbie was only 6 and Jen then … Continue reading

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The 50th Annual Our World Underwater

Exhibiting at Our World-Underwater Chicago  by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. The 50th Annual Our World-Underwater Dive and Travel Show in Chicago is scheduled for February 29 – March 1, 2020.  The weekend event will be held … Continue reading

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Editorial – December 2019

Our Destiny Is To Grow – Much Larger – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  A Trade Association is a group of people or companies in a particular business or trade, organized to promote their common interests.  That … Continue reading

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Editorial – November 2019

Give Us Your Millions $$$ – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  You would think the November Editorial would be about the DEMA Show?  Well, it kind of is and kind of isn’t.  Every year around this time, … Continue reading

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Editorial – October 2019

Does The Industry Really Need To Come Together? – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  The month of October is when the industry gets ready for the annual DEMA Show.  The retail season is coming to a close … Continue reading

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Stream2Sea is Leading Green

Stream2Sea Isn’t Going Green… …We’re Leading Green Stream2Sea is one of the leaders in the green movement in manufacturing by not only using non-toxic ingredients that have been tested and proven safe for freshwater fish, saltwater fish, C. elegans, and coral larvae … Continue reading

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Ignorance & Arrogance – An Industry’s Achilles Heel

Ignorance and Arrogance – An Industry’s Achilles Heel by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  This is the most difficult article I have ever written.  Being in the diving industry for close to fifty years, I have met tens … Continue reading

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TEKTITE INDUSTRIES Recognized as Sustainable Business

TEKTITE INDUSTRIES Recognized as a New Jersey Sustainable Business for third year. June 2019: Small businesses across New Jersey are starting to save money, share their successes and inspire other businesses by implementing sustainable business best practices.   Joining this list, … Continue reading

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