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Reaching Out Award by DEMA - Time for nominations!

Reaching Out Award by DEMA - Time for nominations! | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it

The deadline to submit nominations for the 2014 Reaching Out Award is approaching. Time to submit nominations! The recipients are honored at the DEMA Show Gala on Friday evening - this year, in Las Vegas, in November.


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German tourists pulled out of Sharm el Sheikh | #scuba #scubadiving

German tourists pulled out of Sharm el Sheikh | #scuba #scubadiving | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
German tourists are being pulled out of Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, while British travellers are left in resorts
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DEMA Board of Directors to Meet in San Diego for First Board Meeting of 2014: Feb. 26-27

DEMA Board of Directors to Meet in San Diego for First Board Meeting of 2014: Feb. 26-27 | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
DEMA’s Board of Directors will meet on February 26th and 27th to welcome the newly elected members of the DEMA Board of Directors and to continue strategizing ways to help grow our Industry and maximize DEMA’s benefits for Members. Topics for discussion w
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Japanese #scuba divers found alive off Bali after three days at sea

Japanese #scuba divers found alive off Bali after three days at sea | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Five Japanese scuba divers have been found alive in waters off the Indonesian resort island of Bali three days after going missing.
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10 Reasons to Use Google+ Communities: #1 This blog post has a scuba picture! :/

10 Reasons to Use Google+ Communities: #1 This blog post has a scuba picture! :/ | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Discover 10 reasons why you should use Google+ Communities, and even build your own.
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DEMA Introduces 2014 Board of Directors | #scubadiving

DEMA Introduces 2014 Board of Directors | #scubadiving | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
The results of DEMA's 2014 Board of Directors Election are in!
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Voting Period Extended for DEMA Board Election #scuba #bizofdiving

Voting Period Extended for DEMA Board Election #scuba #bizofdiving | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
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In case you missed it: MARES bought SSI #scuba #scubadiving

In case you missed it: MARES bought SSI #scuba #scubadiving | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it

"HEAD/MARES has signed an agreement to acquire Scuba Schools International (SSI). The effective date will be January 1st 2014."

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DEMA Board of Directors Election - The vote is on! Did you vote? #scuba #DEMAshow

DEMA Board of Directors Election - The vote is on! Did you vote? #scuba #DEMAshow | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
DEMA’s upcoming 2014 Board of Directors election will take place during the period starting December 13, 2013 and ending January 31, 2014.
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Ready for the DEMA Board of Directors Election? #scuba #DEMAshow

Ready for the DEMA Board of Directors Election? #scuba #DEMAshow | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
DEMA’s upcoming 2014 Board of Directors election will take place during the period starting December 13, 2013 and ending January 31, 2014.
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Some strategies behind the #DEMAshow

DEMA Show's show floor strategy, what a new event space is doing to stay ahead of the curve and the benefit you might not think of when it comes to an event app for smartphones or tablets.
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Teenagers say goodbye to #Facebook, adding street cred to #WeChat

Teenagers say goodbye to #Facebook, adding street cred to #WeChat | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it

We’ve heard about how Facebook is losing its street cred and its teenage audience as more and more baby boomers (their parents) join the platform. Where are all the teenagers going to, then? The answer is WeChat.


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Loves Park aldermen approve scuba business's liquor license

Loves Park aldermen approve scuba business's liquor license | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Loves Park City Council members take action on an item we told you about last week.
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Ever thought of doing the same with your dive shop? Maybe a coffee shop, too?

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Darcy Kieran's curator insight, November 26, 2013 7:55 AM

Would you like your local dive shop to do the same?

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DEMA Releases Demographic and Household Data on #Scuba Divers

DEMA Releases Demographic and Household Data on #Scuba Divers | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
DEMA has announced an updated profile of several market segments within the diving population developed by using the AnySite Marketing Information System, produced by Pitney Bowes.
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Darrin Jillson's curator insight, November 23, 2013 9:41 AM

Great information. 

Scuba Happy's curator insight, November 30, 2014 4:58 PM

Gaining popularity because it is awesome.

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PADI cautions dive guides and tour operators: Belize needs dive and #scuba safety

PADI cautions dive guides and tour operators: Belize needs dive and #scuba safety | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI) sent out a strong letter regarding unsafe dive practices at the world renowned Belize’s Blue Hole.
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5 Tips to Get Your (Scuba) Product Feed Ready for the Holidays #Pinterest cc @DarcyKieran

5 Tips to Get Your (Scuba) Product Feed Ready for the Holidays #Pinterest cc @DarcyKieran | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
5 Tips to Get Your Product Feed Ready for the Holidays
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A recent Monetate study showed that Pinterest AOVs exceed all other social channels – Pinterest now offers a feed service to enhance the quality of your pins with rich data.

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Time to look at #Pinterest if you haven't already! #diveshop #scubamarketing #scuba

Time to look at #Pinterest if you haven't already! #diveshop #scubamarketing #scuba | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Business 2 Community How Pinterest is killing it in referral traffic San Francisco Business Times (blog) Pinterest has proved that it is a social media site to be reckoned with research showing that the virtual pinboard site drives three times as...

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2014 DEMA Board of Directors Election Slate Announced | #scuba

2014 DEMA Board of Directors Election Slate Announced | #scuba | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
DEMA has announced that its 2014 Board of Directors election will take place from December 13, 2013 to January 31, 2014. All 2014 DEMA Members are eligible to vote.
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The list and map of exhibitors at the 2013 #DEMAshow in Orlando is online | #scuba #scubadiving

The list and map of exhibitors at the 2013 #DEMAshow in Orlando is online | #scuba #scubadiving | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
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Start shopping for comfortable shoes to walk these aisles ;)

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Are we too concerned about DCS? | #scuba #scubadiving

Are we too concerned about DCS? | #scuba #scubadiving | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Are we too concerned about DCS?
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"From broken legs to car accidents, our evacuation services spend the most time on injuries acquired out of the water."

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Body Glove: Perfecting the wetsuit

Body Glove: Perfecting the wetsuit | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Twin brothers Bill and Bob Meistrell created the first practical wetsuit out of neoprene. But finding the perfect material meant a lot of trial and error - including with old Pontiac parts.
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DEMA Board of Directors to meet in San Diego, August 14-15 - What say you? | #scuba #scubadiving

DEMA Board of Directors to meet in San Diego, August 14-15 - What say you? | #scuba #scubadiving | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
DEMA’s Board of Directors will meet on August 14th and 15th to continue strategizing ideas to maximize DEMA’s benefits for Members and the Diving Industry.
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Hollis Recalls Digital Dive Computers Due to Drowning Hazard | #scuba #scubadiving

Hollis Recalls Digital Dive Computers Due to Drowning Hazard | #scuba #scubadiving | The Business of Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
The DG03 dive computer can malfunction and display an incorrect tank pressure reading to the diver. This can happen when the computer is used with an optional integrated transmitter.
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Thank you for posting this.

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New product development & commercialization. Sales & marketing. Scuba diving. Sporting goods. Outdoor industry. Manufacturing, wholesaling & retailing. Author. Engineer. Public Speaker. http://www.businessofdiving.com