Cruise Ship Interiors & Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America unveils conference programme

Cruise Ship Interiors & Hospitality Expo America has unveiled details of the industry-led conference programme, Cruise Conversations Live, taking place 10–11 November at the Miami Beach Convention Centre.

The inaugural Cruise Conversations Live Event unites the leading lights from cruise lines and design studios to explore the cruise interiors and hospitality industry’s future trends and current issues.

Cruise Conversations webinars were a hit during the global disruption and the live event is set to bring the series’ topicality and community to an energetic live audience of cruise outfitters, designers, suppliers and hospitality professionals.

On day one, the star-studded keynote speech Design Leadership: We are One Cruise Industry will feature, among others, Greg Walton, Studio DADO and Petu Kummula, Carnival Cruise Line, who will be exploring how challenging times can create opportunity for collaboration and innovation.

Interiors meets hospitality design at the forward-looking sessions Innovating the Digital Customer Experience, Interpreting Guest Behaviours to Design Better Interiors and What Does the Future of Hospitality and Service Design Look Like? Speakers, including Alexander Zeitz, Virgin Voyages and George Scammell, ASID, IIDA, Holland America Group, will dive into data, wearable tech, measuring guest experience and anticipating guest behaviours.

Day two sees the biggest conversation in cruise interiors taking place on the main stage – The Business Case for Sustainability. Speakers leading the session include My Nguyen, Holland America Group and Bergen Hubert, of the sustainability certification institute, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

Visitors can network with the global speaker line up and the entire cruise interiors and hospitality supply chain at Cruise Ship Interiors & Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America. Both the conference and exhibition are free to attend and feature up to 200 exhibitor booths, networking events and a recruitment hour.

Register to attend here.