The Underwater World is Waiting for You! Ready?


Do you want to know more about the Underwater World? Do you love to SCUBA dive? I look forward to the Scuba Show every year to learn about the best new places to go. Watch the video:

WATCHWhat Will I See at The Scuba Show? 2017

WHAT: The 2017 Scuba Show is showcasing the spirit and adventure of scuba diving with over 300 exhibitors, vendors and diving experts from around the world. The show will feature dozens of new seminars, photo booths, a real try-diving tank, cooking demonstrations, interactive art, more than $40,000 in door prizes and a Saturday night party at the Hyatt Regency!

Over 10,000 diving enthusiasts are expected to come together this weekend to share new products, knowledge and stories. Perfect for anyone who has ever wanted to learn about scuba diving as well as divers of all levels, the Scuba Show is sure to be an exciting and educational event for everyone.

I am looking for my 100th country.

I have not been to Papua New Guinea yet. I think I might go there next!

I loved my trip to the Solomon Islands! Read about it in Smithsonian and the Saturday Evening PostClick here to see my 31 videos of  my adventures in the Solomon Islands.

I loved my first visit to Bonaire! The diving is AMAZING! Click here to see my videos:

Meet Margo and Tom from Kids Sea Camp:

“Give your kids a week they will remember FOREVER!”

I so want to go to ANTARCTICA!

My final continent! Maybe this will be the year!

At the 2016 show, I met the team from Avalon Cuban Diving Centers and went with them to dive at Gardens of the Queen! I loved my live-aboard experience!

Have you always wanted to travel to Fiji and stay at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort in Fiji? I was able to interview Fabien Cousteau for Delta Sky Magazine.

At the Scuba Show in 2016, I met the team from Pro Dive International and went to SharkSchool in Playacar which I LOVED! Scuba Diving with Bulls Sharks is an amazing bucket list adventures. Watch the video and read my article in ScubaDiverLife.


SharkSchool in Mexico with Pro Dive International was fantastic

DiveHeart helps wounded warriors and others with challenges to experience SCUBA Diving!

At the Scuba Show, you can go to a lecture, learn about new gear and find you next favorite destination!

I love traveling in Indonesia. I cannot wait to go to Raja Ampat for the first time. The photos look incredible! Who wants to go with me?

Thank you to Tracy Young and the entire Scuba Show Team for another great convention! I cannot wait to get back in the water!
Scuba Show 2017

See you at the show! Want to see more of my diving videos?

WHO: Learn from hundreds of the industry’s top experts in scuba diving and destinations at dozens of workshops, seminars and exhibits.

WHEN: 2018 Dates: June 23 and 24 This article has photos from the May 6-7, 2017 show

WHERE: Long Beach Convention Center

300 E. Ocean Blvd.

Long Beach, CA 90802

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Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a science teacher and is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she worked on cruise ships for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. You can find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over 1.3 million views on her YouTube channel. As a journalist, Niver has interviewed an Olympic swimmer and numerous bestselling authors and has been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries and was named #3 on Rise Global’s top 1,000 Travel Blogs. She was named both a Top 10 Travel Influencer and a Top 50 Female Influencer for 2021 by Afluencer and is the Social Media Manager for the Los Angeles Press Club. She has been nominated for the inaugural Forbes 50 over 50/Know Your Value list due out in Summer 2021. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best and has more than 150,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and has also run 15 travel competitions publishing over 2,500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on We Said Go Travel. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded two Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards. From 2017 to 2021 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won four times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won in 2021 as Book Critic and in 2019 for one of her KTLA TV segments NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards and a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal. Niver has written for National Geographic, USA Today 10best, TODAY, Teen Vogue, POPSUGAR, Ms. Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Club, Saturday Evening Post, AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres, Jewish Journal, Myanmar Times, Robb Report, Scuba Diver Life, Ski Utah, Trivago, Undomesticated, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave(ish): It's All About Perspective 50 Adventures Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. When she's not SCUBA diving or in her art studio making ceramics, she's helping people find their next dream trip.

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