Shows & Events

DIFlogo-tag-200by Gene Muchanski
Executive Director
Dive Industry Foundation

2017

Cathy-Church-Logo-100May 6-13, 2017:  Cathy Church’s Underwater Photo Fest 2017.   7th Annual Photo Fest.  Grand Cayman Island at Sunset House.  Contact Jenn Mark.  Phone: 345-949-7415.  email: jenn@cathychurch.com   Web: www.CathyChurch.com

522091_555621377804892_1436264932_nJuly 8-9, 2017:  SharkCon 2017.  Ocean Festival – Water Sports – Conservation Event.  4th Annual Event.  Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, FL.  Contact Spencer Steward. email: spencer@shark-con.com  Web: www.shark-con.com

July 22-25, 2017Swim Show & Lingerie Show.  The best in swimwear.  Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL.  Exhibitors or Retailers Contact:  Phone: 305-596-7889.  Fax: 305-596-7713.  email: info@swimshow.com   Web: www.swimshow.com  Swimwear begins in Miami Beach!

surf-logo-newSeptember 7-9, 2017Surf Expo.  41st Annual Industry Trade Show.  Orange County Convention Center – South Hall, 9899 International Drive, Orlando, FL.  For exhibiting space contact Ryan Nettleton, Surf Expo, 990 Hammond Drive, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30328.  Toll Free Phone: 800-947-7873.  Phone: 678-781-7914.  Fax: 678-781-7920.  email:  rnettleton@surfexpo.com  Web: www.surfexpo.com

SLTB-Logo-100September 9-16, 2017Saint Lucia Dive Fest 2017.  Contact: Saint Lucia Tourist Board.  Phone: 1-800-456-39.84.  email: divefestsaintlucia@gmail.com  Web: www.stlucia.org

Roatan-100September 23 – 30, 2017:  Roatan Underwater Photo Fest.  Turquoise Bay Dive & Beach Resort, Roatan, Honduras.  Contact: Roatan Charter.  Phone: 1-800-282-8932.  email: info@roatan.com  Web: www.Roatan.com

dema-logo-100November 1-4, 2017Dema Show.  41st Annual Industry Trade Show.  South Hall.  Orange County Convention Center,  9899 International Drive, Orlando, Florida.  Phone: 800-687-7469, email:   Web: www.demashow.com  Visit Dive Industry Foundation at Booth 1502.

2018

January, 2018Surf Expo.  42nd Annual Industry Trade Show.  Orange County Convention Center – North & South Halls, 9899 International Drive, Orlando, FL.  For exhibiting space contact Rod Tomlinson, Surf Expo, 1145 Sanctury Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30009.  Toll Free Phone: 800-947-7873.  Phone: 678-781-7900.  Fax: 678-781-7920.  email:  rod.tomlinson@surfexpo.com  Direct: 678-781-7914.  Web: www.surfexpo.com

January 12-15, 2018Paris International Dive Show.  20th Annual Consumer Dive Show.  Exhibition Park, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France.  (Fri-Mon) Contact: Helene de Tayrae, Show Manager, HP Communication, 115 Avenue de Paris, F-94160, Saint-Mande, France.  Phone: 33 (0) 1-43-74-72-89  Fax: 33 (0) 1-43-65-8173  Email: info@salondelaplongee.com  Web: www.salondelaplongee.com

January 20-28, 2018: Boot Dusseldorf, 49th International Boat Show.  Dusseldorf, Germany. Diving Pavilion in Hall 3. Contact: Justin Kesselring, Project Manager, Messe Dusseldorf North America, 150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920, Chicago, IL 60601.  Phone: 312-781-5180.  Fax: 312-781-5188.  email: info@mdna.com   Blog: http://blog.mdna.com    Web:  http://www.mdna.com/trade-shows/details/boot   Twitter: twitter.com/mdnachicago

January 27-28, 2018:  Lone Star State Dive & Travel Show / World of Water  – Frisco, TX.  Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco Hotel, Frisco, TX.  4th Annual Consumer Dive and Travel Exposition.   Contact Jim Gentile, World of Water, Inc., 784 Bonnie Brae Court, Bolingbrook, IL 60440.  Phone: 630-209-2445.  Fax: 630-783-1406.  email: jim.gentile@ourworldunderwater.com  or visit www.ourworldunderwater.com  Visit Dive Industry Association at Booths TBA

February 15-19, 2018:  Miami International Boat Show.  Miami, FL.  Web:  http://www.miamiboatshow.com

February 17-18, 2018:  Our World-Underwater XLVIII.  Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Chicago, IL.  48th Annual Consumer Dive and Travel Exposition.   Contact Jim Gentile, World of Water, Inc., 784 Bonnie Brae Court, Bolingbrook, IL 60440.  Phone: 630-209-2445.  Fax: 630-783-1406. email: jim.gentile@ourworldunderwater.com  or visit www.ourworldunderwater.com  Visit Dive Industry Association at Booth TBA

February 20-22, 2018Underwater Intervention. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA.  Underwater Intervention is the combined annual conference of the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) and the ROV Committee of the Marine Technology Society (MTS).  Contact Rebecca Roberts, Underwater Intervention, 5206 FM 1960 West, Suite 102, Houston, TX 77069.  Phone: 281-893-8539.  Toll-Free: 800-316-2188.  Fax: 281-893-5118.  Email: rroberts@adc-usa.org or Visit them at www.UnderwaterIntervention.com

February or April (Date TBA), 2018:  The Great Northern Dive Show.  Event City,  Manchester, England.  Contact Ruth.  email: ruth@h2odivers.co.uk  Phone: 00447794 783390.  Web: www.thegreatnortherndiveshow.com

March 9-11, 2018The Boston Sea Rovers 64th Annual International Underwater Clinic.  CoCo Key Hotel & Water Resort, Danvers, MA   Contact David Caldwell, Exhibit Co-Chairman, Email: djc.searover@gmail.com or visit www.bostonsearovers.com

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March 23-25, 2018Beneath The Sea.  42nd Annual International Oceans Exposition.  New Jersey Meadowlands Expo Center, Secaucus, NJ.  Contact Armand Zigahn, 495 New Rochelle Road, Suite 2A, Bronxville, NY 10708. Toll Free Phone: 800-536-3976.  Phone: 914-664-4310.  Fax: 914-664-4315. email: info@beneaththesea.org  or visit www.beneaththesea.org  Visit Dive Industry Association at Booth TBA

April 20-22, 2018:  Scuba & H2O Adventure Show.  Annual Scuba and Adventure Travel Show.  Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402.  Contact: Rick Stratton.  Phone: 360-240-1874.  eMail: RickStratton.dnn@gmail.com Web: www.scubah2oshow.com  Visit Dive Industry Assoc. at Booth 328

April 23-28, 2018FDIC.  The World’s largest Firefighting Training Conference and Exhibition.  Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN.  Contact Eric J. Schlett.  Web: www.fdic.com

June 23-24, 2018Scuba Show.  31st Annual Consumer Scuba Show.  Long Beach Convention Center, Hall B, Long Beach, CA.  Contact Mark Young, Executive Director.  Phone: 310-792-2333.  Fax: 310-792-2336.  email: mail@scubashow.com  Web: www.scubashow.com

dema-logo-100November 14-17, 2018Dema Show.  42nd Annual Industry Trade Show.  South Hall.  LasVegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV.   Phone: 800-687-7469, email:  Web: www.demashow.com  Visit Dive Industry Foundation at Booth TBA

2019

April 8-13, 2019FDIC.  The World’s largest Firefighting Training Conference and Exhibition.  Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN.  Contact Eric J. Schlett.  Web: www.fdic.com

dema-logo-100October 30 – November 2, 2019Dema Show.  43rd Annual Industry Trade Show.  South Hall.  Orange County Convention Center,  9899 International Drive, Orlando, Florida.  Phone: 800-687-7469, email:   Web: www.demashow.com  Visit Dive Industry Foundation at Booth TBA

2020

April 20-25, 2020FDIC.  The World’s largest Firefighting Training Conference and Exhibition.  Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN.  Contact Eric J. Schlett.  Web: www.fdic.com

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