Apr 6, 2013
It’s a new name and the sixth year for Tacoma Dive and Adventure Travel Expo (DATE). Until recently, the show was known as Northwest Dive and Travel Expo. It has grown steadily every year. Starting with around 1500 attendees the first year, organizers at Dive News Network expect over 7000 attendees this year to the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. Locally known now has the “Tacoma Show,”...
Apr 22, 2012
The following are the highlights from the show floor of the 2012 Pacific Northwest Dive & Travel Expo in Tacoma WA.
Seasoft Booth: The new sales manager is really doing her job. She showed me some exciting new products from Seasoft including their “Raygun” dive light family. These are remarkably light and inexpensive 300 lumen lights starting at $99. They have wide and narrow beam versions as...
Apr 10, 2012
It’s the fifth year for Northwest Dive and Travel Expo and it has grown steadily every year. Starting with around 1500 attendees the first year, organizers at Dive News Network expect over 7000 attendees this year. Locally known now has the “Tacoma Show” the NWDS gives divers and prospective divers a unique opportunity to learn about gear, services, training and dive travel from over 300 vendors...
Apr 10, 2011
Here are our live quick posts from the show floor of the Dive News Network’s, 2011 North West Dive and Travel Expo. You can also follow our live TWITTER posts on http://www.twitter.com/scubagadget or http://www.facebook.com/scubagadget .
Besides getting to see new equipment, talk directly to reps and manufactures, and attend informative seminars, the NWD Expo is like a great party where you get to catch...
Mar 18, 2011
After only a short marriage of less than 2 years it seems dive manufactures Zeagle Systems and Pinnacle Aquatics are breaking up. While it remains to be seen what will become of the respected Pinnacle brand of wet and dry suits, we did get news today that should give fans hope. As in many divorces, this separation has its fill of rumors and innuendo and has become a battle of he said/she said....