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The 2020 UMSAT Show has been CANCELED because of the Corona-virus Outbreak

The New Date and Venue for 2021 UMSAT Show!!

April 9 - 10, 2021

Friday Night at the Movies
7:00 to 10:00 PM

Saturday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Main Show

(Meet and Greet Party with Food and Beverages)
At The Holiday Inn Hospitality Room
(Next Door to Jimmy's)
7:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Stay tuned for the Lineup of Speakers for 2021

For more information on the canceled 2020 UMSAT show, and the upcoming 2021 UMSAT Show, please visit

If you are interested in joining the UMSAT Show Planning Committee, please email us at

Or, contact Mary Lillimo at "Show Chairperson", or Phil Kerber, "President", at

Here are the Links to Important Exhibitors Documents
  UMSAT Booth Table Layout at Jimmy's Event Center

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. Required to show GLSPS Membership Card! 
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. You will be required to show your GLSPS Membership Card.  They have also loaned us a GoPro HD video camera for a few projects. Thank you, Steve and Jolene!

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Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Travel Show 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020, 7:00 PM until Saturday, April 4, 2020, 6:00 PM
Jimmy's Event Center
Jimmy's Event Center Website
3565 Labore Rd
Vadnais Heights , MN  55110

Additional Info:
Mary Lillemo
Robert Nelson
Registration is not Required
Please join us at the 2019 UMSAT Show and the New Venue this year. We know you will be entertained and probably learn a thing or two from our lineup of speakers! To learn more about the 2019 UMSAT Show please visit the website at,

The Annual 2020 UMSAT Show

April 3 - 4, 2020
Friday - 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Saturday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Phone 612-567-3305


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Jimmy's Event Center
(Entrance Through East Door)
3565 Labore Rd.
Vadnais Heights, MN 55110


Cancelled Because of the Corona-virus Outbreak!


*Heath Alert*

In light of the concerns with the corona-virus (COVID-19) in the US, the UMSAT Show Planning Committee and the Board of Directors have decided to CANCEL the 2020 UMSAT Show.  

The next UMSAT Show is Scheduled for next year, April 9 -10, 2021 at the same venue.  Please mark you calendars!

If you were associated with the 2020 UMSAT Show, we would like to thank everyone that volunteered to help!  We really appreciated the following groups of people:

1. UMSAT Show Committee Members 
2. GLSPS Board of Directors 
3. Speakers 
4. Exhibitors 
5. Staff 
6. Volunteers

If you have any questions or comments, please contact us by phone 612-567-3305 or email -  

Thank you again and we hope to see you at next year's 2021 UMSAT Show.

Please Note:  There is always information about the next UMSAT Show on the left side bar of this website.

GLSPS Board of Directors
UMSAT Show Committee



Please Join us at The Kick Off Event 
"Friday Night at the Movies"

Friday, April 3, 2020

The Show Starts 7:00 PM and can go to 10:30 PM.

To Learn More About the Friday Night at the Movies Event, Please Click on This Link

Friday Night at the Movies Event Information

View Photos from the Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Travel Show 2019

Please stay with us for a weekend getaway at the Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Hotel Reservations

To Learn more, please visit the UMSAT Show website by clicking on the link below

2020 UMSAT Show Website

Is your business related to Scuba Diving or Adventure Travel?

You can be a Platinum, Gold or Silver Sponsor for the Show!

Please click on the link below to print the Registration Form.

UMSAT Show 2020 Exhibitors Sponsors Registration Form

If you are a business associated with Scuba Diving Maritime History, Adventure Sports or Travel, and would like to participate as an Exhibitor in our EXPO,  please click on the button below for the Contract and Registration form.

2020 UMSAT Show Exhibitors Contract

If you would like to help promote the UMSAT Show, please contact us for additional information on how you can help.

If you have any need for training, dive gear, repair services, tropical dive trips or charters to the great lakes, please use any of the sponsors listed below.  You can click on any of the logos to find them on their websites.  The logos are also on the front page of the UMSAT Show and GLSPS Websites.


If you kept your program books from the previous show, it has very valuable information in it that you can use throughout the year, including Dive Shops, Charter Services, repair services, and dive equipment.  Please patronize the local businesses that advertise in the program book and listed as sponsors on the site.  They may likely have a discount if you tell them you found their Ad in the UMSAT Show Program Book!

If you would like to Advertise in the UMSAT Show Program Book, please contact us at



If you would like to VOLUNTEER to help at the show, please click on "Contact Us" and us an email at

$10.00 Off Regular Price on the Lunch is Given to All Volunteers!

Awards 2020

Please Join us for the 9th Annual Awards Luncheon!

If you would like to Nominate your favorite Dive or Maritime History Preservation Hero, please click on the link below to print the form and send it to

Awards Program Forms

Divers, historians, show speakers and shipwreck enthusiasts will join us for the sit down lunch to socialize, have a "Buffet Lunch" and honor our 2020 Award Recipients.



Below are the Platinum, Gold and Silver Sponsors for the 2019


Please let us Know if you are Interested in Becoming a Sponsor!


Please give the Sponsors below the recognition by patronizing their businesses and visiting or calling them at their stores.



 Please Click on the Logos Below to Gain Access to their Websites


Platinum - Sponsors for the 2019 UMSAT Show






Gold - Sponsors for the 2019 UMSAT Show





Silver - None this year






Past UMSAT shows have proven to be amazing

and entertaining, you DO NOT want to miss this year's show!





 The 2020 UMSAT Show begins  
Friday, April 3, 2020

for the Friday Night at the Movies

Starting at 7:00 PM and goes until 10:00 PM.

Saturday April 4, 2020  is the Main Show

and starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 6:00 PM.

Thank you again for joining us for the UMSAT Show at the

Jimmy's Event, MN!!

UMSAT Show Committee

UMSAT Show Main Phone Number - 612-567-3305

GLSPS Board of Directors

The UMSAT Show 2019 was another GREAT Show!  
Our Sincere Thanks to those that attended!

The 2020 UMSAT Show will also be a great show.  
Date:  April 3 - 4, 2020

Location:  Jimmy's Event Center, Vadnais Heights MN

Same as last year's show 

You can learn more by viewing the left side bar of this website or go to the UMSAT Show website at

Thank you again for attending past UMSAT Shows.  

We hope you had a Great Time and will Attend the 2020 Show!

GLSPS Board of Directors