A Conference Program Teeming with Riches

25+ Sessions Keep You Ahead of the Trends

Seatrade Cruise Global’s conference program attracts cruising’s crème de la crème for four comprehensive days of panel discussions, keynote addresses, and learning sessions that will leave you inspired and invigorated. It’s a time to set course for the future with cruise leaders who take the stage to share proven strategies, best practices, and all the trends to help you and your passengers reap the benefits of our rewarding industry.


Where Cruising Powerhouses Share Indispensable Insights

Highlighting the 2018 Seatrade Cruise Global conference program, moderator Peter Greenberg of CBS News led a panel discussion featuring executives from the world’s top cruise lines. They assured us that the state of global cruising is stronger than ever—addressing growth opportunities and the current business climate. Through their expertise, we were enlightened to emerging growth markets from shipbuilding to design to sustainability and all the innovations set to transform cruising as we know it.

Frank Del Rio

President & CEO

Arnold Donald

President & CEO

Richard D. Fain

Chairman & CEO

Tom McAlpin

President & CEO

Douglas Prothero

Chief Executive Officer

Pierfrancesco Vago

Executive Chairman

Are you an industry expert interested in taking the stage at Seatrade Cruise Global 2019?
We’re currently accepting speaker proposals—submit yours today!

Showcasing The Most Talked About Topics In Cruising

Latest developments in the shore excursion industry & ways to deliver an authentic customer experience.

In-depth discussion featured tips to help cruise pros keep up with a record order book.                                                                           

A business futurist and cruise industry vets showed us how to attract that elusive “non-cruiser.”                       

Never-before-seen marketing strategies to educate, inform, and engage new and loyal customers.

We want to hear from you!

Tell us what you look for in an industry conference

Help shape the cruising event of the year by telling us about what you want to learn!

Our theme for the 2019 program is all about attracting the cruiser of tomorrow and we would welcome topic ideas/submissions in all sectors of cruising innovations including destinations, itinerary planning, customer experience, entertainment, sustainability, environmental, shipbuilding, technology, digital marketing, safety/security and interior design, just to name a few!