January 13, 2017

2017 -Industry Day, Hawaii’s Scuba Industry, Change Starts Today!


I Heart Media Concert Hall

650 Iwilei Rd # 400, Honolulu, HI 96817
(parking in Dole Cannery structure flat rate $8 paid to HIRSA)

You are invited to the 14th annual HIRSA Industry Day. HIRSA has created a Scuba event for members and industry professionals. The Annual HIRSA member meeting and board elections will be a part of this daylong affair along with presentations by industry leaders.

We will be focusing this Industry Day on our efforts to bring the Hawaii Scuba Industry to the forefront of the larger tourism organization’s attention, to receive more support from them in national and international advertising/marketing for Hawaii Tourism.

This is an Industry Day You Can Not Miss!

HIRSA Host Social to follow Sponsored by Kona Brewery


Master of Ceremony: Jeff Leicher

9:00 am Registration and Coffee

9:15 am Nick Fidelibus/Lauren Smith – Welcome and Introductions

9:30 am Ocean Ramsey – Shark Conservation

11:00 am Lauren Smith – HIRSA Marketing

12:00 pm Nick Fidelibus – Election of Directors

12:30 pm Lunch – catered

1:30 pm Jerry Beaty & William Cline– HTA and HVCB Support of the Hawaiian Scuba Industry

“Panel Discussion”

2:15 pm Break

2:30pm Roger Sun – Engage with China

3:30 pm Nick Fidelibus/Tim Means (HIRSA) – Business and  Legal Issues Discussion

4:00 pm Host Cocktail Social (Kona Brewing)

**Ground transport: For members traveling from outer islands we will arrange for transportation to

and from the airport prior to and at the conclusion of the event.