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Our World Underwater

Dive & Travel Shows

Lone Star Dive & Travel Show

Dallas, TX – To Be Announced


Our World Underwater

Dive & Travel Show

Chicago, IL – February 16-17, 2019

For over 47 years Our World Underwater has brought divers together for the finest consumer based dive and travel shows in the country. Our shows feature a packed exhibitor floor filled with diving destinations, equipment and training facilities.  To enhance the experience for the attendees, OWU offers a film festival, seminars and workshops.  Production of shows in Chicago and Dallas means OWU is your Midwest source to get in front of your perfect dive and travel customers.

Show Demographics


  • 18-25 5.9%
  • 26-35 10.97%
  • 35-45 21.41%
  • 46-65 54.5%
  • 65+ 4.4%

Marital Status

  • Single 25%
  • Married 59.70%
  • In a Relationship 10.65%


  • HIgh School 9.18%
  • Some College 27.74%
  • College 59.18%

Annual Income

  • Under $25,000 5.59%
  • $25,000 – $50,000 12.87%
  • $50,001 – $75,000 23.31%
  • $75,001 – $100,000 19.30%
  • $100,000 + 4.4%

Certified Diver

  • Yes 86.39%
  • No 10.86%

Social Media Use

  • Facebook 54.43%
  • Twitter 8.54%
  • Linked In 19.62%

Why Exhibit?

Your support of the show supports the Tim Early Foundation, which administers grants for the aquatic programs in the Midwest. The Tim Early Foundation has granted over $100,000 and has been involved in the reefing of two ships off Chicago.

Dive Center Advantage

  • Exposure of your center.
  • Get your name out there.
  • Meet customers you have not seen in a while.
  • Meet divers new to the area.
  • You can visit with your existing customers and recruit new ones.
  • New customers who are excited about diving.
  • Can sell basic equipment to attendees as well as other items to the non-divers while making    their dream of scuba a reality.
  • Promote your upcoming dive trips.

Equipment Manufacturers

  • Dive Manufacturers Advantage.
  • Visit with Midwest divers and learn their special interests.
  • Introduce your product line to both divers and non-divers.
  • Exhibit products that may not have been displayed in the local stores.
  • Promote your products.
  • Open new accounts.
  • Customers have the opportunity to to meet with and talk to you reps to answer technical        questions and give advice.
  • Link with dealers and bond with customers.
  • Manufacturers receive feedback from people that use the equipment.

Dive Travel Advantage

  • Cross promote your properties.
  • Promote with dive centers on receiving open water and continuing education referrals.
  • Highlight your property.
  • SELL travel to divers looking to get away from the brutal Midwest winter!
  • Offer all-inclusive packages featuring scuba diving. Have one of our mid-west stores train       them in the classroom and pool, and come to your area for completion.
  • Live aboard can introduce new/non-divers to a whole new concept of travel.
  • Can fill up destinations during non-peak seasons.
Your continued support of Our World-Underwater is not only appreciated, but also shows your loyalty to the diving industry.

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