Visitor Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

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Seatrade Cruise Global 2023 is taking place on 27-30 March at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA.

You’ll find 500+ exhibitors at Seatrade Cruise Global showcasing the latest tech and innovations across IT, entertainment, health and safety, ship services, ship equipment, design and much more. View the 2023 exhibitor list here >>

The registration desk is open at the following times:
Sun 26 March: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mon 27 March: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tues 28 March: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed 29 March: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thurs 30 March: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The exhibition hall is open at the following times:
Tues 28 March: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed 29 March: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thurs 30 March: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

F&[email protected] will be an interactive sensory event unlike anything else in the history of Seatrade Cruise, featuring a marketplace of pop-up bars, vendor stalls, and a dedicated demo bar and kitchen.


Registration for Seatrade Cruise Global 2023 is now open. Please secure your visitor pass on our registration page

A variety of package options gives you the freedom to choose the pass best suited to your unique needs! You can see all pass types here.

To qualify as a Cruise Line staff member or Travel Agent, register with the appropriate promo code that was provided to you. Promo code usage will be audited. Please email [email protected] if you have not received your promo code.

You can input a promo code in the 'PROMO Code' box during online registration.

We can easily transfer your registration to a colleague if you are unable to attend. To make such a transfer, please email [email protected]. For information about the cancellation policy, please click here.

Letters of invitation are available for free through the registration process for attendees when they select their address country.

When registering for Seatrade Cruise Global, you’ll be asked to select which events you want to attend - Seatrade Cruise Global, F&[email protected] or both. Please only register for F&[email protected] if your role revolves around eating, drinking, guest customer experience or hotel operations. Due to capacity limitations, attendance will be subject to approval by the organisers.  Register here >>

Conference Programme

The full lineup of sessions and speakers is available here.

The State of the Global Industry Keynote is the main address from a selection of the world's top cruise line executives. Seating is first-come-first-serve, and only open to badges that give Conference access (VIP, Conference, Cruise Lines, Speakers, Press).

Hotel and Travel Information

Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, United States.

Take advantage of preferential rates on hotel rooms at a selection of the best Fort Lauderdale hotels close to the venue. Start browsing hotels and accommodations here.

At the Show...

Seatrade Cruise Global provides wifi throughout the Hall and Conference Rooms suitable for checking emails.

Broward County Convention Center offers support to guests with hidden disabilities, including learning difficulties, mental health, mobility, speech, visual or hearing impairments.

Seatrade Cruise Global - a force for good

  • All Seatrade Cruise Events are powered by 100% renewable electricity
  • Onsite printed event materials have been cut by 80% and anything remaining is printed on 100% recycled FSC paper
  • Staff travel is carbon neutral
  • Diversity and inclusion are always topics featured within the event program
  • Seatrade Cruise hosts a lunch with WISTA (Women's International Shipping & Trading Association) which always includes diverse panels and in particular women to talk about their role in the shipping industry. The funds raised are donated to Mercy Ships charity.
  • Show photography, video work and online published material co-ordinated under an active diversity directive, ensuring equal representation for all 

For offsets, purchased through our event registration process, we pay all administrative fees. We do not take any fees nor do we make any profit from customers purchasing offsets. The offset compensates for your flight's emissions by creating a carbon saving elsewhere of equivalent value. Learn more on how you can help reduce the environmental impact of your flight here.