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BLOG: Exciting News: Registration Opens for Seatrade Cruise Global 2024

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Get ready to embark on an unforgettable experience at the Miami Beach Convention Center from 8 to 11 April, 2024. Registration for Seatrade Cruise Global 2024 is officially open! Seatrade Cruise Global stands as the world's largest and most renowned cruise event, drawing in over 10,000 cruise professionals 600 exhibitors, and 80+ cruise line brands, all representing 120+ countries under one roof. It's no wonder that this event is the first choice for cruise line executives from across the globe.

But what can you expect from next year's event? We're glad you asked, here’s what’s in store:  

1. The Return of Tomorrow's Talent, Today 

Seatrade Cruise Global proudly welcomes the return of a dedicated programme designed for cruise HR, training, and recruitment professionals. Professors and students from universities, colleges, and training institutions specialising in cruise courses will also find a welcoming space to explore and learn. 

2. The Retail Day

As retailing continues to drive revenues for cruise lines and assumes an increasingly pivotal role in enhancing the guest experience, Seatrade Cruise Global, is partnering with leading travel retail business intelligence provider The Moodie Davitt Report to host a day dedicated to onboard retail, learn about topics including: elevating the retail experience, new consumer expectations, sustainability, digitalisation, destination theming and more!

3. Tech Zone!

Touching all points of the market, IT is the fastest paced and widest reaching sector in cruise. Together we’ll focus on the tech, the implementation, and the impact – helping you future-proof for tomorrow. Plus, The Tech Zone, in partnership with theICEway, returns for the third year in a row. This is the place to experience, first hand, the latest cruise tech in action and connect with a team of experts who will be on hand to guide and advise.

4. Wellness Programme

Brand new for 2024 introducing the wellness lounge! The lounge will feature on the show-floor and will offer attendees to the show daily activities, IV drips, massages plus more to ensure you can rejuvenate after a long few days’ networking, learning, and sourcing, plus, back by popular demand will be Puppy Yoga. Stay tuned for more information on the 2024 wellness agenda; it's sure to rejuvenate your mind and body!

5. Networking: The Heart of Seatrade Cruise Global 

We understand the importance of connecting with like-minded cruise professionals, and that's why we've woven networking into our agendas. Due to the resounding success of last year, we're excited to bring back the matchmaking lounge and 1:1 AI networking service, where 1,200 matchmaking meetings took place. Networking is central to Seatrade Cruise Global, allowing you to connect with friends, counterparts, colleagues, suppliers, and key cruise executives. Our sector receptions and welcome reception provide an unrivalled opportunity to enhance your professional reputation like nowhere else.

6. An Exhibition Extravaganza 

The show floor at Seatrade Cruise Global 2024 will be brimming with over 600 exhibitors from every sector of the cruise industry such as, Meyer Werft, Getslash, Puerto Rico Tourism Board, Intercruises, Adelte and more! They're eager to showcase the very best products and solutions in sectors such as retail, entertainment, Information Technology, Safety and sustainability, ports & destinations and more!

7. Seatrade Cruise Global Conference: A Visionary Experience 

The Seatrade Cruise Global conference is an unparalleled opportunity to hear from the visionaries driving the cruise industry forward. In 2023, we witnessed 180 cruise line executives taking the stage to discuss the latest trends in the cruising industry. Our forward-thinking conference agenda aims to educate and inspire, pinpointing opportunities for growth and development. Stay tuned for more information on the 2024 conference theme.  

Don't miss the chance to be a part of this incredible event. Join us at Seatrade Cruise Global 2024 and be a part of the cruise industry's most significant and influential gathering. Register today and stay tuned for more updates as we set sail towards a brighter and more exciting future in cruising