Participants

Building a World-Class Event
in Tacoma, Washington
April 20-22, 2018
by Gene Muchanski, Show Manager
Dive Industry Foundation

Show Management

  • Rick Stratton – Show Producer
  • Gene Muchanski – Show Manager
  • Selene Muldowney – Financial Manager

Volunteers

  • Andrew – Website & Social Media

Sponsors

  • Dive News Network
  • Dive Industry Foundation
  • Dive Industry Association, Inc.

Speakers

  • Mike Adams
  • Rob Anderson
  • Alex Antoniou
  • Bruce Bearfeld
  • Bill Brubaker
  • A. Buchanon
  • Spencer Campbell
  • Jeff Chrisitansen
  • Annie Crawley
  • Rima Deeb Granado
  • Jim Elliott
  • Henrick Enckell
  • Debbie Helms
  • Tom Hemphill
  • Rus Higley
  • Diane Hollingshead
  • Mike Hughes
  • Peter Hunt
  • Jennifer Idol
  • Susan Long
  • Dr. Larry McKenna
  • Dominic McLaughlin
  • Curt McNamee
  • Antonio Moncada
  • Gene Muchanski
  • Ron Neilson
  • Janna Nichols
  • Dora Sandoval
  • Leon Scamahorn
  • Dan Semrad II
  • Scott Stevenson
  • James Task
  • Chris Weaver
  • Trina Wellman

Exhibitors

  • Aggressor Fleet – Booth 102
  • All Star Liveaboards – Booth 310
  • Anse Chanstanet Resort & Scuba St. Lucia – Booth 211
  • Anthony’s Key Resort – Booth 417
  • Atlantis Dive Resorts – Booth 302
  • Beqa Lagoon Resort Fiji – Booth 317
  • Bigblue Dive Lights – Booth 501
  • Bluewater Travel – Booth 301
  • Buddy Dive Resorts – Booth 108
  • Cane Bay Dive Shop – Booth 404
  • Captain Don’s Habitat – Booth 407
  • Casa Del Mar – Booth 212
  • Coco View Resort – Booth 101
  • Consulate General of Indonesia – Booth 413
  • Coral Palms Resort – Booth 105
  • Deep Blue Adventures – Booth 209
  • Dive Flag Jewelry – Booth 309
  • Dive For A Cure – Booth 201
  • Dive Industry Association – Booth 326
  • Dive Industry Association of British Columbia – Booth L 82
  • Dive Industry Foundation – Booth 326
  • Dive News Network – Booth TBA
  • Dive Paradise – Booth 214
  • Dive Provo – Booth 402
  • Diveheart – Booth L 81
  • Divi Flamingo Beach Resort Bonaire – Booth 406
  • Eugene Skin Divers Supply – Booth 203
  • Fly & Sea Dive Adventures – Booth 418
  • Jolly Roger Diving – Booth 105
  • Kids Sea Camp – Booth 220
  • Lighthouse Diving Center, Inc. – Booth 222
  • Magic Resort Philippines – Booth 311
  • Mares – Booth 210
  • Mayan Princess Resort – Booth 330
  • Oceanwide Expeditions – Booth 205
  • Optical Ocean Sales – Booth 409
  • Plaza Beach Resort Bonaire – Booth 411
  • Poseidon Dive Adventures – Booth 114
  • Quest Dive Adventures – Both 110
  • REEF – Booth 405
  • Roatan Charter – Booth 330
  • Rocio Del Mar & Quino Liveaboard Dive Boats – Booth 401
  • Salaya Beach Houses – Booth 303
  • Scandinavian Divers, Inc. – Booth 117
  • Scuba Schools International – SSI – Booth 210
  • Scuba Travel Ventures – Booth 318
  • Sea Dragon Charters, Inc. – Booth 304
  • Secrets Aura & Sunscape Sabor Cozumel – Booth 322
  • Shearwater Research, Inc. – Booth 319
  • SLS Photography – Booth 313
  • Solomon Islands Visitor Bureau – Booth 403
  • South Pacific Island Travel – Booth 202
  • Sunset House – Booth 306
  • Tasik Ria Resort and Tasik Divers – Booth 112
  • Turquoise Bay Resort – Booth 328
  • Underwater Society of America – USOA – Booth 322
  • Underwater Sports, Inc. – Booth 206
  • Washington Scuba Alliance – Booth 124
  • Women Divers Hall of Fame – Booth 324

Convention Center

  • Greater Tacoma Trade & Convention Center, Tacoma, WA

Host Hotels
Hotel Murano:  1320 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma, WA, Phone: 253-591-9100.

  • Book Directly with Hotel Murano – Discount Rate Link below

https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=76784&Chain=21650&promo=PHCLAP

  • Courtyard Tacoma Downtown:  1515 Commerc Street, Tacoma, WA 98402.  Phone: 253-591-9100  & 253-284-3574.  Fax: 253-591-9101.  Contact: Jessica Odd, Sales Manager.  email: jessica.j.odd@marriott.com  Web: www.courtyard.com Special Rate for Dive Show Exhibitors, Speakers and Attendees – Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
  • Courtyard Tacoma Downtown  for 169 USD  per night
    • Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
      • Start date: 4/19/18B
      • End date: 4/23/18
      • Last day to book: 3/20/18

Book your group rate for Scuba & H20 Adventure Show

Restaurants

Airlines & Airport

  • SEATAC  Airport
  • Southwest Airlines
  • United Airlines – Discount Available

Ground Transportation – Airport to Hotel to Airport.

  • Capital Aeroporter:  Tacoma, WA.  Phone: 360-754-7113.  Toll Free Phone: 800-962-3579.  Web:  www.capair.com  $5 Discount (each way) for Dive Show Exhibitors, Speakers and Attendees.  Book Direct with Capital Aeroporter