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.

Editorial – February 2018

It’s February Already – Whaaaaatttt? by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional Holy Smokes!  It’s February. How did that happen so quickly?  I was prepared. I was ready. I made my plans and executed them in a timely manner.  … Continue reading

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DIA Members to Exhibit at 2018 Our World-Underwater Dive & Travel Show

The following Dive Industry Association Members are exhibiting at the 48th Annual Our World-Underwater Dive & Travel Show on February 17-18, 2018 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Chicago, IL.  Visit our DIA Members FIRST.   Dive Stores Scuba Emporium – … Continue reading

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Editorial – January 2018

January – The Beginning of a New Year by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional There is no better month for optimism than January.  As business owners in an adventure industry we tend to always see the silver lining … Continue reading

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Innovative Scuba Concepts Introduces “Dealers With Doors”

Dear Scuba Community, You have asked, and we have listened! You have asked repeatedly for products that will allow you to compete against online sellers of scuba equipment.  We have now answered by developing a line of products that can … Continue reading

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Why Are Dive Stores So Important?

DIRA – Dive Industry Retailers Association by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. The Dive Retailers Sector of the Dive Industry Association was formed to address the problems, issues and needs  that are relevant to the modern day Retail … Continue reading

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Editorial – December 2017

December is Time To Celebrate…Maybe by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional I love December.  Always have and hopefully always will.  As we look back on the past eleven months, how many of us in the diving industry can … Continue reading

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Industrial Revolution (Intova) & Innovative Scuba Concepts Announces the Termination of Its Distribution Agreement

Industrial Revolution, Inc. 5835 Segale Park Drive C Tukwila, WA 98188 (425) 285-1111 http://www.industrialrev.com http://www.intova.com Innovative Scuba Concepts  6170 Lakeshore Court Colorado Springs, CO 80915 (719) 597-2885 http://www.innovativescuba.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Industrial Revolution (Intova) & Innovative Scuba Concepts Announces the … Continue reading

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Isla Cozumel: A Mexican Island with a Caribbean Flare

Isla Cozumel: A Mexican / Caribbean Island Paradise By Gene Muchanski Executive Correspondent, Caribbean Dive News Isla Cozumel is a Mexican Island with a Caribbean flare. In a beautiful tropical setting, the island is alive with watersports activities yet enjoys a … Continue reading

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DIA Members to Exhibit at Lone Star State Dive & Travel Show

The following Dive Industry Association Members are exhibiting at the Lone Star Dive & Travel Show on January 27-28, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco Hotel, Frisco, TX.  Visit our DIA Members FIRST. Dive Clubs SingleDivers.com – Booth 313 –  … Continue reading

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Editorial – November 2017

November is Time For Follow-up by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional Here it is, the end of November and everyone is getting out their November Newsletters.  Does that mean we should call them “Oldletters”?  Well, not really.  November … Continue reading

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