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Friday 7:00 to 10:00 PM
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If you are interested in joining the UMSAT Show Planning Committee, please email us at info@umsatshow.org or contact Ken Merryman or Phil Kerber.

We are always looking for speakers that would like to present a great topic about their scuba diving or adventure travel experiences.

Please let us know if you, or anyone you know, would like to be a star and speak at a future UMSAT Show!


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Air Down There Scuba offers free air fills and special pricing on rental equipment while participating in GLSPS projects. Thank you, Scott and Tracy!



Aquaventure Dive and Photo Center offers free air fills and special pricing on rental equipment while participating in GLSPS projects. They have also loaned us a GoPro HD video camera for a few projects. Thank you, Steve and Jolene!

Videos produced by Steve at Aquaventure Dive and Photo Center filmed in Lake Michigan on a Milwaukee charter trip. Click on their above logo for information to join them on a charter to visit these shipwrecks.
Prins Willem
The Dredge 906
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Jay Hanson from Superior Scuba Charters and North Shore Scenic Cruises has helped the GLSPS on many projects. Jay has many years of experience as a Captain, dive shop owner, dive instructor and commercial diver.

Jay has taken a different path for the past few years and his scuba charters are no longer available. However, in 2012, Jay purchased the Wenonah which was previously used to transport people from Grand Portage, MN to Isle Royale, MI. He now offers day cruises on the North Shore of Lake Superior and is docked at the Silver Bay, MN Marina.

If you are interested in booking a day charter cruise on the North Shore of Lake Superior, please click on the logo above for information on joining a north shore day cruise.

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Please Click on Above Logo to Access the UMSAT Show Website

 

 

UMSAT Show Picture Page 

 

 

The Pirates Are Coming To Minnesota

 

 

Please Join Us For The

 

 

Upper Midwest Scuba and Adventure Travel Show

(UMSAT)


The 2012 UMSAT show will be held at the lovely "Minneapolis Blvd Hotel" at 2200 Freeway Blvd Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. 

 

Map to Minneapolis Blvd Hotel 

 

Please Note:  The Hotel Venue has changed!  The show is is not at the Northland Inn in Brooklyn Park. 


 

The voyage begins on February 24th through the 25th 2012.  The 13th annual Upper Midwest Scuba and Adventure Travel Show is presented by the Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society. 


This is a great event for anyone interested in all facets of scuba diving, shipwreck hunting, maritime history, underwater photography, extreme adventures and exotic vacations. 

Come hear about the exciting recovery efforts of notorious pirate Blackbeard’s ship Queen Anne’s Revenge as Dr. Mark Wilde-Ramsing director of Queen Anne’s Revenge shipwreck project tells his tale.  Catch the wave of 3-D with a 3-D underwater video presented by professional underwater videographer Evan Kovacs.  There will be a wealth of industry professionals to help you learn about scuba diving, shipwreck diving, local Minnesota destinations and help plan your next exotic adventure. 

 

Come get your feet wet on Saturday February 25th with the Discover Scuba classes.  For the more adventurous and advanced scuba divers who don’t want to blow underwater bubbles, there will also be Discover Re-breather classes on Saturday.   The UMSAT show includes a raffle, silent auction, exhibits by professionals with the latest scuba diving technology and an awards banquet at the end of the show.  On Friday, February 24th 2011, the UMSAT show will host the annual Friday Night at the Movies.  This is an excellent chance to see and hear your peers’ underwater adventures.  For more information and tickets, please visit the UMSAT Show Website at,  www.umsatshow.org

 

If you would like to Participate as an Exhibitor, please click on the "Exhibitor Contract Packet" link on the left column of this website. 

 

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization established in 1996 to stabilize and protect our deteriorating shipwrecks of the Great Lakes region.  The GLSPS sponsored scuba show began in 1999 to showcase shipwreck diving, sport diving and maritime history in the Great Lakes.  The show has expanded over the years to include:  ocean diving, technical diving, and adventure travel.  The UMSAT show is the major fundraiser to support the GLSPS projects that help preserve and document shipwrecks.  For more information about the GLSPS,  please visit their website at www.glsps.org  

 

 

 

Below are the Platinum, Gold and Silver Sponsors for the 2012 UMSAT Show. 

Please give them the recognition

by

Patronizing their Businesses and Visiting them at their Booths.


 

Platinum - Sponsors for the 2012 UMSAT Show 

 


 

 

 

Gold - Sponsors for the 2012 UMSAT Show

 

 

 

 

 Silver - Sponsors for the 2012 UMSAT Show

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 If you would like to learn more about the above sponsors or, to be a sponsor of the 2012 UMSAT Show, please click on the show logo above to view the UMSAT Show website and, to contact the Show Committee.

 

 

If you would like to volunteer and help the the day of the 2012 UMSAT Show, please click on the link button to register.               

 

   Register to Volunteer

 

 

Please join us at the UMSAT Show February 25, 2012. 

You will be amazed and Entertained!!

 

 

 

UMSAT Show Committee

www.umsatshow.org

info@umsatshow.org

Show Cell 612-516-9070 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The UMSAT Show is over and once again, it was another great show.  

 

Thank you to all the folks that attended, Sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and volunteers that made the

2012 Upper Midwest Scuba and Adventure Travel Show great!


Please return to this website for the highlights of the show as they are uploaded.


To learn more about what this year's show had to offer, please feel free to navigate the UMSAT Show website by clicking on any show logos or, enter the ULR into your web browser www.umsatshow.org


If you have any need for instruction, dive gear, repair services, southern dive trips or charters to the great lakes, please use the sponsors below.


Please keep your program books you received at the show.  The program book has valuable information in it that you can use throughout the year.



Congratulations to the 2011 GLSPS Award Winners



The Three Award Winners are:


GLSPS Appreciation Award:  Sharon Provost




Dive Community Award:  Scott and Tracy Wemyss of Air Down There Scuba




GLSPS Special Acknowledgement Award:  Scott Anfinson