Author Archives: Gene Muchanski

Exhibitors at Scuba & H2O Adventure Show – Tacoma 2018

The following Industry Professionals are exhibiting at the Scuba & H2O Adventure Show on April 20-22, 2018 at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center in Tacoma, WA.  Make it a point to visit our Exhibitors’ Web Sites for SHOW SPECIALS.  The … Continue reading

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Developing an Industry Exhibitor’s Bureau

Developing an Industry Exhibitors’  Bureau By Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Foundation July 5, 2017   In our series Developing the Ideal Dive Show, we are breaking down the components that make a show successful for the attendees, speakers, … Continue reading

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Dive Stores – The Heart Beat of the Industry

Why Dive Stores Are So Important by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. There are between 1,400 and 1,800 Dive Stores in the United States and approximately 1,400 Dive Stores outside of the U.S.  That puts our worldwide … Continue reading

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Let’s Encourage & Promote Dive Clubs

Let’s Encourage & Promote Dive Clubs by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Foundation June 11, 2017 It’s been a few years since I was the President of the University of Connecticut Scuba Club, at the main campus in Storrs, … Continue reading

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Dive Industry Creates a Speakers Bureau

Developing an Industry Speakers Bureau By Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Foundation June 7, 2017 In our series on Developing the Ideal Dive Show, we are breaking down the components that make a show successful for the attendees, speakers, … Continue reading

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Dive Industry Foundation Consulting on Tacoma Dive Show

Dive Industry Foundation Consulting on Scuba & H2O Adventure Show by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Foundation With the season underway, industry planers are starting to think about next year.  Of course, we still have to get through the … Continue reading

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Dive Industry Foundation Exhibits at DEMA 2016

Dive Industry Foundation Non-profit 501(c)(3) DEMA Show 2016 – Booth 4225 November 16-19, 2016 Please stop by our Booth 4225 at the Annual DEMA Show, In Las Vegas, NV.  Here is what you will see… Introducing CARIBBEAN DIVE NEWS  Information … Continue reading

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Dive Industry Foundation at Our World-Underwater

Dive Industry Foundation Non-profit 501(c)(3) Our World-Underwater Booth 213 February 26-28, 2016 Please stop by our Booth 213 at the 46th Annual Our World-Underwater Show, In Rosemont, IL.  Here is what you will see… FREE Subscription – DIA Weekly Dive News FREE Subscription – … Continue reading

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Daniel Copeland Selected – 2015 European Rolex Scholar

It is a great pleasure to announce that Mr. Daniel Copeland, age 23, from North Wales has been selected to be the 2015 European Rolex Scholar of the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society. DANIEL COPELAND | BIOGRAPHY: Daniel Copeland, 23, has always enjoyed … Continue reading

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Ben Buchan Appointed 2015 Australasian Rolex Scholar

It is a great pleasure to announce that Mr. Ben Buchan, from New South Wales, Australia has been selected to be the 2015 Australasian Rolex Scholar of the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society. BEN BUCHAN | BIOGRAPHY: I grew up on the Central Coast of … Continue reading

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