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2023: BTS aka Beneath The Sea Consumer Dive Show NY/NJ Mar 25-26, 2023 (set up Mar 24)


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#1 WreckWench

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Posted 03 August 2022 - 03:59 PM

BTS IS A GO FOR 2023!!!

 

It will be a brand new show for many reasons... sadly the founding principal of the show passed and shortly thereafter his lovely bride joined him.

 

We have helped this show for many many years and have been instrumental in its ability to continue the legacy started by its founder and those faithful trustees, board members, volunteers and friends!

 

We are super excited to return to the show but also to the home of MANY MANY SingleDivers.com members! YAY!!!

Its been too long since we've seen each other! So SAVE THE DATES...we are returning home to our BTS Family and Ocean loving friends! 

 

Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus New Jersey, Friday-Sunday, March 24-26, 2023

 

Hey Gang...we'll be at BTS in March 2023 so come and join us at the country's LARGEST SCUBA SHOW March 25-26, 2023!!! It's so good it's worth flying in for! And of course if you do you can get FREE ENTRY into the show for 3 hrs of help either at the show or at the SD Booth! We need your help to be at this show as we could not afford to do it without giving volunteer help to the show in exchange for a cheaper rate! So plan to be there and plan to help where you can!  :thankyou:

 

Check out dive gear vendors, travel vendors, local dive shops and of course SINGLEDIVERS.com! The event will have HUNDREDS OF BOOTHS!!

NOTE: We will also help people find rooms at the show that we can all share the price of. Some members book a room and offer to share and usually SD puts a few rooms on hold as well at the show rate. So let us know if you will want/need a room so we can start planning that as well.


Check out more about BTS HERE

Download the BTS weekend schedule in the attached PDF file:
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Those Able to Help With our Booth and/or Show (FRIDAY IS SET UP DAY SO WE NEED HELP WITH THAT CRITICAL STEP):

  1.  Kamala aka WreckWench - will be there all 3 days...Fri, Sat & Sun all day long
  2.  Joyce aka Lobsterdiver - can be there all 3 days...Fri, Sat & Sun all day long (lives an hour away)
  3.  Deb aka Dev Diveaire - Saturday
  4.  Patty aka N.J. Turtle - can be there all 3 days...Fri, Sat & Sun all day long (lives nearby)
    Added 01 March:  I can come on Friday, if really needed. Definitely am available to help on Saturday morning and afternoon
  5.  Jeff aka Sparky103 - I will be there on Saturday all day and go to the after party....... and I'll even help out!

Those Going to the SD Happy Hour:  
 

Where... TENTATIVE....Red Robin ,Secaucus NJ (adjacent to Meadowlands Convention Center next to our group Hotel Meadowlands RIver Inn)

When... Saturday night, 5:30 pm till ?

  1.  Kamala aka WreckWench
  2.  Joyce aka Lobsterdiver
  3.  Patty aka N.J. Turtle
  4.  Jeff aka Sparky103

Those Wanting to Share a Hotel Room at the Show:

  1. Kamala aka WreckWench - will be there Thursday, Friday, Saturday  ...@ Meadowlands River Inn

AND SADLY BUT IN CELEBRATION OF THE DIFFERENCE TWO PEOPLE CAN MAKE....

 

In Memoriam

 
Beneath the Sea owes its existence to the fertile creative mind of Armand “Zig” Zigahn. Zig made his mark in the scuba diving sports community as the Founder and Executive Director of Beneath the Sea the largest consumer ocean exposition, dive, and travel show in America. For over forty years, it was Zig's management of Beneath the Sea where he demonstrated the command leadership that created this legacy. In recent years, Zig had the assistance of his wife, JoAnn, as President managing the day-to-day operation of Beneath the Sea.

 

JoAnn married Zig, the founder of Beneath the Sea. Soon she realized she had married both Zig and Beneath the Sea. JoAnn’s caring created family-oriented programs at Beneath the Sea such as Ocean Pals, an ocean environmental art program that featured an international poster contest for grade school children, she often referred to the Ocean Pals Education by art poster contest as: “what we learn from our children.” In addition to her Ocean Pals program, she later created the Beneath the Sea Marine Careers program devoted to high school and college students seeking marine careers. JoAnn also created a Scholarship Program that would award funds to students interested in pursuing a career in the marine industry.

Edited by Cajun Diver, 11 March 2023 - 07:42 PM.
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Posted 08 August 2022 - 09:42 AM

Hi, Kamala!

 

Hope you are well.  I live about an hour from the Meadowlands and would love to help out at the show.  I can help set up and man the booth any of the days.

 

Joyce aka Lobsterdiver


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Posted 08 August 2022 - 10:34 AM

Hi, Kamala!
 
Hope you are well.  I live about an hour from the Meadowlands and would love to help out at the show.  I can help set up and man the booth any of the days.
 
Joyce aka Lobsterdiver
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Oh that is AWESOME!!!! We really need the help...and so does the show!! Monitor this topic for more info. I may have lost my veteran UBER GURU coordinator so I'll REALLY NEED HELP THIS YEAR!!!

Contact me directly at Kamala@SingleDivers.com for your private or group travel needs or 864-557-6079 AND don't miss SD's 2018-2021 Trips! ....here! Most are once in a lifetime opportunities...don't miss the chance to go!!
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Posted 08 August 2022 - 12:15 PM

Hi, Kamala!

 

Hope you are well.  I live about an hour from the Meadowlands and would love to help out at the show.  I can help set up and man the booth any of the days.

 

Joyce aka Lobsterdiver

Hi Joyce and thanks or volunteering!!  :thankyou: Based on what you posted I listed you as available all three days, on second thought please confirm if this is what you meant or if you are available any of the three days but not al three (we know that can be quite rather a grind). ;) Again THANK YOU for your offer and for the chance to meet and greet other club members yet to sign up in person! :diver:


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Posted 05 December 2022 - 05:10 PM

Hey gang... Sylvia aka catfish is going to be able to help us get the show organized since we not only man our booth telling people about SingleDivers.com but we also help the organization that runs the event as well! Its a win win!  We are super excited to have Sylvia back to help with the critical 'getting started and getting organized' parts and of course to SEE EVERYONE IN THE AREA! Its been too long! Kamala



Contact me directly at Kamala@SingleDivers.com for your private or group travel needs or 864-557-6079 AND don't miss SD's 2018-2021 Trips! ....here! Most are once in a lifetime opportunities...don't miss the chance to go!!
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Posted 26 January 2023 - 12:49 PM

Hey Kamala!  I don't live too far from the Meadowlands and would be willing to come up and help Saturday if you still need volunteers. Also, where is the photo dump site for the trips?  I have finally edited mine from Egypt LoL.



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Posted 26 January 2023 - 02:14 PM

Hey Kamala!  I don't live too far from the Meadowlands and would be willing to come up and help Saturday if you still need volunteers. Also, where is the photo dump site for the trips?  I have finally edited mine from Egypt LoL.

Hi Deb,

We will add you to the volunteer list at the top of this topic. Do you plan to join in with the Traditional Happy Hour once a time and place is determined? Let us know! :diver:

Also HERE is a direct link to the Red Sea Gallery here in the Forums; you should be able to drag and drop images, and as the owner of the uploaded file you will be able to edit captions for each image after it is on the site. Thanks for offering your images and if any include yourself or other members be sure to mention their names in the captions! :diver:


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Posted 02 February 2023 - 12:13 PM

Hi, I can help with whatever you need, I live and work close by....... :wavey:


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Posted 02 February 2023 - 12:45 PM

Hi, I can help with whatever you need, I live and work close by....... :wavey:

Patty thank you :thankyou: and I will add you for all three days okay? See you underwater in Cozumel soon! :diver:


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Posted 26 February 2023 - 06:50 AM

I will be there on Saturday all day and go to the after party....... and I'll even help out!!!
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Posted 01 March 2023 - 09:09 AM

Hi, I can come on Friday, if really needed. Definitely am available to help on Saturday morning and afternoon though. 



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Posted 01 March 2023 - 10:10 AM

I will be there on Saturday all day and go to the after party....... and I'll even help out!!!

Gotcha down Sparky!! :diver:


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Posted 01 March 2023 - 10:12 AM

Hi, I can come on Friday, if really needed. Definitely am available to help on Saturday morning and afternoon though. 

Patty I have updated your availability in the top post. :diver:


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Posted 11 March 2023 - 11:27 AM

NOTE TO ALL:

Find and download the BTS weekend schedule to help with planning your volunteer efforts; click the thumbnail to see where in the TOP POST of this topic you can find the file.
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Posted 19 March 2023 - 02:34 PM

Hi, I am aavailable to help out on Friday March 24th, unfortunately I work Sat/Sun to support my dive addiction lol. Willing to help set up. Let me know. Karen


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