Category Archives: Industry

Editorial – January 2015

by Gene Muchanski, Editor The Dive Industry Professional “Scuba Diving is a Normal Recreation” We are hearing a lot of chatter from Dive Manufacturers and Retail Dive Centers that business is down significantly from past years.  Is it the economy?  … Continue reading

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Buddy Dive Resort Bonaire Receives The Highest PADI Classification

BUDDY DIVE RESORT BONAIRE RECEIVES THE HIGHEST PADI CLASSIFICATION Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean (January 12, 2015) Buddy Dive Resort Bonaire is proud to announce that they received the highest PADI Classification given out to dive shops: the PADI Career Development Center … Continue reading

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Blue The Dive – Meeting at DEMA Show 2014

Blue Ocean Network.com Denver, CO November 14, 2014 For anyone that has ever experienced the ocean firsthand, whether through scuba diving, snorkeling, freediving, or swimming, it is hard to ignore the depleting fish populations, coral reef degradation, and overall declining … Continue reading

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Beverly Factor Receives SSI Platinum Pro 5000 Award

by Gene Muchanski SSI Platinum Pro 5000 (1995) Beverly Factor, President of Beverly Factor Photography has been selected to receive the SSI Platinum Pro 5000 Award.  Beverly will receive her award from the Platinum Pro Foundation at the SSI Platinum … Continue reading

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Editorial – October 2014

The Power & Privilege of the VOTE by Gene Muchanski, Editor The Dive Industry Professional We are so fortunate to live in a country that allows its citizens to have a voice.  A voice to publically agree or disagree with … Continue reading

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Danny Grizzard – NAUI BOD Candidate

by Danny Grizzard NAUI 3550 1704 Cherry Street Panama City, FL 32401 Phone: 850-872-8980 Danny Grizzard: Biosketch As a NAUI member for 40+ years and Course Director for twenty I have a vested interest in the continuing success of our … Continue reading

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Editorial – September 2014

Promoting Scuba Diving – Come Join Us by Gene Muchanski, Editor The Dive Industry Professional Welcome to the September 2014 Editorial of The Dive Industry Professional.  Curtis Clinkinbeard, in his book HyperGrow Your Business, said that we have 3 kinds of … Continue reading

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Survey Question #1

by Gene Muchanski Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc.   Survey Question #1 – For Retail Dive Centers Q: Retail Dive Center: Do Manufacturing Reps Introduce New Products around September 1 when they visit your store or do they wait … Continue reading

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DIA Members Exhibit at DEMA Show 2014

The following Dive Industry Association Members are exhibiting at the DEMA Show on November 19-22, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.  Make it a point to visit our DIA Members FIRST. Manufacturers American Underwater Products – Booth 2319    … Continue reading

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Divi Flamingo Beach Resort Bonaire To Undergo Multi-Million Dollar Refresh

Contact:  Jacqueline Burton Burton Luch & Co. Phone: 201.888.3352 email: jburton@burtonluch.com Divi Flamingo Beach Resort in Bonaire To Undergo Multi-million Dollar Refresh Divi Resorts upgrades to ensure number one position on Bonaire, part of continual investment in the Caribbean Chapel … Continue reading

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