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How to Help Victims of Hurricane


The catastrophic rampages of Hurricane Harvey and Irma have left many displaced and in need. 

Hurricane Harvey caused unprecedented severe flooding in Houston and other areas in Texas, damaging thousands of homes and communities. Hurricane Irma caused similar devastation in Florida and in the Caribbean. Read more

September 18, 2017 |

Dumbo Octopus

The “Dumbo Octopus” is purportedly named after Walt Disney’s famous character “Dumbo” the elephant because of it’s ear-like fins.  These interesting animals can be found in all oceans of the world. They can be rarely seen because they are living on the bottom of the sea on a depth ranging from 1,300 to 23,000 feet. Other species of octopi live in shallower waters. Since not much is known about dumbo octopi, they are not considered to be endangered species. Read more

September 18, 2017 |

DEMA Expands Disaster Assistance Program


To Aid Show Exhibitors and Buyers Impacted by Both Hurricane Harvey & Hurricane Irma

**Funds Available to Assist DEMA Member Exhibitors and Buyers of DEMA Show 2017 **

The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association (DEMA) Board of Directors has approved the expansion of the Disaster Assistance Program to assist DEMA-Member Show Exhibitors and Buyers impacted by both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Read more

September 14, 2017 |

What happened to my LOST luggage?


It went to Alabama. Yes, Alabama! Scottsboro, Alabama, to be exact.

Most of the airlines based in the US sell “mishandled” bags to one company located in this little town in Alabama. The Unclaimed Baggage Center buys luggage from airlines with the contents site unseen. Clothing makes up about 60 percent of the millions of items that pass through the ­store annually. Cameras, electronics, sporting goods, jewelry, glasses, books and luggage help keep the constantly rotating shelves fully stocked. Read more

September 8, 2017 |

Trade & Consumer Show Tips

Simply a trade or consumer show is a place where buyers and sellers meet. The benefit is that buyers come to a show looking to buy and wanting to learn about the latest and greatest that you have to offer.

Shows are a major investment of money and time. You want to do all you can to make sure your investment pays off. Careful planning and research can go a long way towards ensuring a successful showing at your next trade show.

Here are some tips garnered from our years of show exhibiting experience.
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September 7, 2017 |
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