Celebrating 30 Years: Cruise Shipping Miami

 Cruise Shipping Miami will be celebrating it’s 30 year anniversary March 10-13th. It will feature over 1,000 exhibitors and is expecting over 11,000 attendees. What is Cruise Shipping Miami, you ask? It is a unique event that brings the worlds cruise line executives and industry partners together.

State of the Global Cruise Industry

One of the major events is the the highly anticipated “State of the Global Cruise Industry” conference on Tuesday morning. Led by the heads of the four largest cruise corporations, they will discuss the past year’s challenges and try to forecast what the future may bring. This year introduces State of the Industry sessions focusing on Asia & Australasia, The Americas and Europe.

This year’s “State of the Global Cruise Industry” will be moderated by the BBC America’s Katty Kay, it will feature Arnold Donald, president and CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc; Richard Fain, chairman of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.; Kevin Sheehan, CEO and president of Norwegian Cruise Line; and Pierfrancesco Vago, executive chairman of MSC Cruises.

“The plenary session Tuesday morning will paint the global big picture, and the new sessions will provide a tightly focused view of the cruise business within each region in 2014 and beyond,” said Daniel Read, director of UBM’s Cruise Events Portfolio. “The regional discussions will look at how each market might develop in the coming years, trends in consumer sourcing and the impact of new port developments and infrastructure.”

The Epicenter for 30 Years

Cruise Shipping Miami is the epicenter of the Cruise Industry. For 30 years its helped build and nurture relationships. The exhibit hall is broken up between nine major categories:

  • Amusements & Rec. Attractions
  • Design & Refurb
  • Destinations
  • Entertainment
  • Food & Beverage
  • Hotel/Hospitality
  • Info Tech
  • Ship Equipment
  • Ship Svc & Hotel Ops

Follow Breaking News from CSM 2014

Cruise Addicts will be attending Cruise Shipping Miami to bring you products or services that may be featured on your next cruise. Many of the cruise lines make big announcements during the event, so we look forward to bringing these to you as they happen. Follow our social media updates on Twitter:https://twitter.com/cruiseaddicts and also on Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/CruiseAddicts . We will also be updating our site with information during and after the event. So stay tuned.

Get Connected and Learn More

Get connected to Cruise Shipping Miami by downloading their new Mobile App – Click Here. Interested in attending this years historic 30 year conference? Join us March 10-13, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. For more information visithttp://www.cruiseshippingevents.com/miami .

John Shallo
John Shallohttp://www.cruiseaddicts.com
John Shallo is the founder and editor of Cruise Addicts. Since 1999 it has been a leading destination for cruise travelers and self professed Cruise Addicts looking for the latest news, ship reviews and travel tips.

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