20 under 40

Recognising the rising stars in cruise – Introducing Seatrade Cruise News’ 2018 ‘20 Under 40’. 

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What never grows old? To see a young heart create, energise, reinvent, and innovate the world. Newly introduced by Seatrade Cruise News, the ‘20 Under 40’ will spotlight 20 young professionals who are under the age of 40 from different sectors in the cruise industry. 

We’re looking for the leaders of tomorrow; the brightest talents; the next generation of cruising superstars – so if this sounds like you or someone you know, then we want to hear from you.

Submissions are now closed for Seatrade Cruise News 20 under 40.

About 20 Under 40

20 Under 40 is launched by Seatrade Cruise News in conjunction with Seatrade Cruise Med 2018.

20 under 40 year olds from the global cruise industry who have shown either great initiative, an excepionally hardworking culture or demonstrated strong leadership will be their names announced at Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon, taking place between September 19-20, 2018.

Those people who could be your colleagues or direct reports, or they could be YOU!

20 Under 40 doesn’t simply mean a recognition, it also represents great inspiration from the industry and to the industry, in which young talents can thrive. 

Judging Process

All entries will be assed in July 2018, after the entry is closed. A shortlist of 40 applications will move forward to the second stage of judging with the top 20 finalists announced at Seatrade Cruise Med 2018 in September.

Presentation of 20 Under 40 Finalists 

We will be honoured to have the 40 shortlisted young professionals to attend Seatrade Cruise Med 2018 in Lisbon. The announcement and presentation will take place on the 20th September at 13:20-14:20 at the Excellence Theatre on the showfloor. The finalists will be presented with a certificate.

Once the finalists are announced, we will invite the “rising stars” to join us on stage and have a chat with our judges, including Liz Gammon, General Manager, TVG Travel, Craig Milan, VP Itinerary Planning & Destination Development of Virgin Voyages and Mary Bond, Editor of Seatrade Cruise News, on what motivates them and drives their success. This is also a great opportunity to network with both young talents and some of the most senior cruise executives, and celebrate the excellence in cruising!

*Please note: The 20 Under 40 by definition will be eligible for the people who are age 39 or under by 20th September 2018.