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Live and In Person: The Next Wave of Cruise Entertainment

The days of droll dinner theater at sea are long gone. Today’s cruise entertainment is some of the most exciting in the world, spans all mediums, and lies at the heart of the passenger experience. And only at Seatrade Cruise Global, can those in shipboard experience, creative production, casting & booking and other key entertainment roles cement relationships with the industry leaders who make it all possible.

Entertainment - Ryan Stana Headshot.jpgThis year, we’re teaming up with Ryan Stana, Founder and CEO of EMMY® Award-winning RWS Entertainment, to serve as Seatrade Cruise Global’s Entertainment Ambassador. Named one of the top fifty entrepreneurs in New York City, Ryan is at the forefront of branded entertainment.

Join Ryan in the Cruising Innovations Theater, where he’ll be joined by panelists including Anthony Esparza (Chief of Guest Experiences, Vice President, Carnival Cruise Line) for the session, Immersive Opportunities on Land and at Sea: Creating the Guest Experience. These entertainment titans will teach you how to go from conceptualization to realization, to create meaningful guest experiences whether on land or at sea, no matter the destination. It’s a first ever for Seatrade and IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions) to join forces, showing how both industries are synchronized when it comes to creating unparalleled immersive experiences for audiences.

Stay for Ryan’s panel on Evolving Technologies: Approaches to Storytelling in Live Entertainment. Learn how technology like 3D scenic projection mapping, LED screen automation, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) can transport passengers into another world, allow them to interact with the unknown or create a performance canvas that is ever-changing and full of surprise.

Of course, those seeking the latest in cruise entertainment will also be able to engage with exhibitors throughout the sprawling show floor, like BIAMP (booth #2718), whose innovative, networked media systems power the world’s most sophisticated audiovisual installations. Or Invent Creative Event Solutions FZ LLC (booth #2605), award-winning provider of some of the most loved & recognized licensed character & brand related entertainment & experiences in the world. And dozens more!

Between the engaging sessions, fun events and invaluable networking opportunities, we think you’ll find Seatrade 2020 the most entertaining time in cruising without being at sea.

Interested in joining Ryan at Seatrade Cruise Global? To access the latest cruise and entertainment trends, register for Seatrade Cruise Global today!



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