The Seatrade Cruise Global Conference Experience

Join us for four days of visionary industry talks, practical thought leadership and experiential sessions

The 2023 Conference Programme Released

Business is back, cruising expectations have changed and customer confidence has skyrocketed. One thing is certain, cruising is on an upward trajectory. The 2023 conference theme “Forward Momentum” will shape our thematic thinking around this year’s conference discussions with a focus on the future of cruising and what the momentum means for both short-term and long-term innovations and business plans.

Last chance to save up to $100 on your pass with Early Bird rates ending this Friday, 3 February - Hurry

New Topics for 2023

  • Home Port Considerations: Do you have what it takes?
  • Luxury Cruising - Itinerary Planning and Operations Panel
  • Will Hotel-Operated Cruise Lines' Solve the Industry's New-to-Cruise Conundrum?
  • The Rise of Social Media in Cruise
  • Waves of Excitement: Reimagining Entertainment Through Staffing and Guest Experiences
  • How Cruise Can Leverage Technology to Refine the In-Port Experience for Guests
  • Ethics and Conservatism
  • Wild Wonders: Best Practices for Sustainable Experiences in the Natural World
  • Cruising in a Changing World - Supporting Resiliency in Ports and Local Communities

The 2023 conference programme is out now!

Meet the Seatrade Cruise Global Ambassadors

We are proud to have a fantastic group of cruise professionals assisting us with conference planning.

Their expertise is central to our understanding of the key issues facing the cruise industry today and helping us plan an event geared around practical solutions to real-life challenges. They're here to help us to help you!

Art & Interior Design

Tal Danai

CEO & Founder

Cruise Entertainment

Ryan Stana

CEO & Founder
RWS Entertainment Group

Expedition Cruising

Liz Gammon


Safety & Sustainability

John Sifling

Broad Reach Maritime

Information Technology

Ian Richardson

CEO & Co-Founder

Ports & Destinations

Shannon McKee

Access Cruise Inc. & Zielia

Ports & Destinations

Ioannis Bras

Five Senses Consulting Group

Ports & Destinations

Roger Blum

Cruise & Port Advisors, Inc

Food & Beverage

Rick Welch

RMW Global Consulting


Nadine Heubel

Senior Managing Director, Travel Retail North America with Harper Dennis Hobbs

"'Further Momentum’ perfectly encapsulates both Seatrade Cruise Global and the cruise industry. Throughout adversity, both have proven to be resilient and able not only to overcome difficult times but also to adapt and improve. We look forward to optimizing the event’s opportunities with our destination and Member Line partners to embrace this theme and continue to build back better together."

Michele Paige, President of FCCA

Speakers from a number of cruise lines shared their expertise from the stage in 2022: