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PADI and GoPro Announce Evolution Video Contest to Bring Underwater Experiences to the Surface

Rancho Santa Margarita, California, USA – 16 April 2019 – For decades, PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) has encouraged divers to explore the underwater world and share their experiences with others to inspire appreciation and lifelong love for the ocean. The world’s largest scuba diver training organization has joined forces with GoPro to present the three-part Evolution video contest series, inviting explorers, creatives and divers alike to share their perspectives and experiences. Whether it’s capturing a shot of a sunken ship in the local quarry, an unforgettable turtle encounter or a freedive over a vivid reef, participants can enter for the opportunity to win valuable prizes by showcasing premier video and editing skills. Read more

April 16, 2019 |


Like most travelers, I hate waiting on airport security lines.

They’re a waste of time. And when you aren’t the most punctual person — me — a long line can be the difference between casually sipping white wine in the airport lounge and sprinting to your gate only to find all the overhead compartments are already filled and you’ll need to check your perfectly packed carry-on suitcase. Read more

January 2, 2019 |

‘Ecological Memory’ Offers Hope for World’s Coral Reefs, Say Experts

Source: Coral Coe –

The future of the world’s coral reefs is uncertain, as the impact of global heating continues to escalate. However, according to a study published today (December 11) in Nature Climate Change, the response of the Great Barrier Reef to extreme temperatures in 2017 was markedly different to one year earlier, following two back-to-back bouts of coral bleaching. Remarkably, corals that bleached and survived 2016 were more resistant in 2017 to a recurrence of hot conditions. Read more

December 29, 2018 |

Find the Perfect Gift for Your Valentine

Looking for the perfect gift for the diver or ocean lover in your life? Or how about treating your self.  Check out Scuba Diving Resource’s GIFT GUIDE for expert advice, reviews, and recommendations

Practical or luxe, quirky or classic, these Unique gifts will send just the right message to the people you are oh-so grateful for this year.  Or maybe you deserve to buy yourself one of these great items. Read more

November 19, 2018 |

DEMA Activates Disaster Assistance Program to Aid Show Exhibitors and Buyers Impacted by Hurricane Michael


Funds Available to Assist DEMA Member Exhibitors and Buyers of DEMA Show 2018 

The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association (DEMA) announced on October 16, 2018 that the DEMA Executive Committee has approved the activation of the Disaster Assistance Program to assist DEMA-Member Show Exhibitors and Buyers impacted by Hurricane Michael. Read more

October 17, 2018 |

How To Grab, and Keep, An Attendees Attention

We know that it can be difficult to grab attention from attendees in the sea of booths that is a trade show. Effective booth design necessitates not only grabbing attention, it has to be able to keep their attention.

To that end, we do have some advice and tips that are proven to drive interaction and sales: Read more

August 20, 2018 |

The Piña Colada Replacement That Will Change How You Drink This Summer

Fifteen minutes outside Nassau on New Providence Island, brightly painted, thatched roof-covered food stands line the streets in the area of Arawak Cay. Known more commonly as Fish Fry, it’s where Bahamian food purveyors beckon vacationers to grab a stool and sample conch in all its iterations: cracked (battered, fried and served with tartar sauce), scorched (a simple ceviche with lime and onions), tropical salad (where it’s mixed with mango, pineapple and jalapeño) and fritters, those hush-puppy-like balls of fried deliciousness. Read more

July 18, 2018 |
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