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Posted 04 October 2011 - 07:31 AM

When: Friday, October 14, 2011, 7:00 PM

Doors open: 7:00PM

Where:

New Vision United Methodist Church (Gymnasium)
450 Chadbourne Avenue, Millbrae, CA (map)
Enter the Main Gymnasium


Premeeting Seminar (7:00PM 8:00PM): Social Hour & Monterey Shootout 2011 in Review

Come early for a bit of socializing and see the Monterey Shootout Winning Photos and Videos on the big screen during the pre-meeting hour.

FEATURED PRESENTER (8 PM 9:15PM): Bigs Eggert presenting "AMAZING Philippines offers Diving and so much More"

Bigs Eggert, International Sales Manager for Atmosphere Resorts in Dumaguete, Philippines will show beautiful underwater images and video , educate about Philippines dive travel secrets and give an overview of the exciting new type of global resort concept emerging in the Indo Pacific!

Bigs Eggert is originally from Germany, but left the country 18 years ago. Bigs has been in the diving industry for over 10 years and has dived in many places around Asia as well as managed a busy dive resort in The Philippines and her own dive shop in Sydney, Australia.
The amazing opportunity to join Atmosphere Resort came in 2010, where Bigs manages the International Sales department. Bigs is on the road for almost seven months of the year, representing the resort at various dive shows around the world.

Being a water sports enthusiast and a dedicated fitness, wellness and yoga practitioner, Bigs has found her perfect oasis in the world. Atmosphere believes that wellness - whether it be through yoga, diving or healthy living - is key to feeling good and it is an important part of the Atmosphere Resort concept.

Break (9:15PM 9:30PM)

Minicomp (9:30PM 9:45PM): Contrasting Colors

Clean-up (9:45PM 10PM)

Cocktails:

Sixteen Mile House
448 Broadway
Millbrae, CA 94030-1906

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Posted 07 October 2011 - 12:56 AM

Mike & Jody Elliott will be joining Bigs Eggert presenting the Philippines.
Here's the updated announcement. We hope you'll join us for the meeting.


Please join us for the NCUPS October 14, 2011 meeting.

Doors open: 7:00PM
Premeeting Seminar (7:00PM - 8:00PM):
Social Hour & Monterey Shootout 2011 in Review

Come early for a bit of socializing and see the Monterey Shootout Winning
Photos and Videos on the big screen during the pre-meeting hour.

FEATURED PRESENTER (8 PM - 9:15PM): Bigs Eggert, Mike and Jody Elliott

AMAZING Philippines offers Diving and so much More


Bigs Eggert, International Sales Manager for Atmosphere Resorts in Dumaguete, Philippines will show beautiful underwater images and video, educate about Philippines dive travel secrets and give an overview of the exciting new type of global resort concept emerging in the Indo Pacific!

Members and Xit404 owners Mike & Jody Elliott have just returned from 9 weeks in Dumaguete. Mike will share a couple of edited videos and discuss his experience of moving from a dedicated video camera to a Canon 7d DSLR for video. Jody has been experimenting with using low f-stops underwater. She will share some of the images she took in Dumaguete and explain what she was trying to accomplish with a low f-stop.

About Bigs Eggert


Bigs Eggert is originally from Germany, but left the country 18 years ago. Bigs has been in the diving industry for over 10 years and has dived in many
places around Asia as well as managed a busy dive resort in The Philippines and her own dive shop in Sydney, Australia. The amazing opportunity to join Atmosphere Resort came in 2010, where Bigs manages the International Sales department. Bigs is on the road for almost seven months of the year, representing the resort at various dive shows around the world. Being a water sports enthusiast and a dedicated fitness, wellness and yoga practitioner, Bigs has found her perfect oasis in the world. Atmosphere believes that wellness - whether it be through yoga, diving or healthy living - is key to feeling good and it is an important part of the Atmosphere Resort concept.

About Mike and Jody Elliott

For Mike and Jody, what started as a sport soon became an obsession. Since beginning in November 2004, Mike and Jody have logged over 1500 dives each, both in warm and temperate waters. In addition, from the start, Jody took on underwater photography and after a year Mike started taking underwater videos. After thousands of pictures and many hours of video, both have started receiving awards for their work. They continue to dive and use their gear, traveling at least four times a year and putting in over 250 dives yearly.

During their time underwater they encountered a number of missing or difficult to use products. Wishing to improve their underwater experiences they resorted to making their own parts for personal use. Their needs for specialized products pushed the barriers of what was available. Combining their backgrounds in engineering, manufacturing, diving, and underwater photo/video, Mike and Jody were able to develop a number of products that solved their problems. Others saw them using their "inventions" and asked about them. Based on this interest they started the company Xit 404 which creates and delivers products for SCUBA diving, underwater photography, and underwater videoography. We are happy to have Xit 404 as a NCUPS sponsor.

Break (9:15PM - 9:30PM)

Minicomp (9:30PM - 9:45PM):
Contrasting Colors

Clean-up (9:45PM - 10PM)

Cocktails:


Sixteen Mile House
448 Broadway
Millbrae, CA 94030-1906