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Dive Industry News
Diverguy1 - 10/10/2008 2:00 PM
Category: General
Replies: 3

This is probably director more at the professional end of Dive Buddy...I am curious what outlets everyone uses to get the most up to date dive industry news?
seawolfdiving - 10/10/2008 4:34 PM
Although there are several publications out there who claim to be the most complete source of information about the dive industry, I have found that they are usually biased toward one certifying agency or the other. So relying on just one source is simply not enough to keep up with everything.

I find that I need to tap into several sources of information to get a really good "picture" of what’s going on within the industry.

I read the publications from the various agencies through which I am affilliated, I attend trade shows, like DEMA, I also try to follow the travel industry news because it is related to and has an impact on the dive industry.

I also talk with manufacturer reps and with other divers. One way to do this is through sovial websites (like

Another good source of information is my local dive shop...
badintexas - 10/12/2008 3:54 PM
What if Greg created a PR section on DiveBuddy that allowed all scuba businesses to post free news and information?
CallesCafe - 10/12/2008 11:25 PM
I got 2 websites for up to date news, think theyre going to be marketed at DEMA this year. Ill post shortly.