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How do I register? To register as an attendee - VIP, Conference or Expo Pass - go here. To register as an exhibitor - booth staff - go here

Sponsored by Asia Cruise Cooperation

What is included in each package? A variety of package options gives you the freedom to choose the pass best suited to your unique needs! You can see all package options here.

How do I qualify for free attendance to this event? 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. Customers should email [email protected] if they feel they have not received their promo code.

Can I bring a guest? Each person going on the show floor or in a conference room must have their own badge. A guest can register as an attendee here.

I received a promo code. How do I use it? You can input the promo code during online registration on the "Pass Types" page. The discount will be reflected on the "Review" page.

I registered for the conference but can no longer attend.We can cancel your registration or transfer to a colleague. There are no refunds for paid expo passes. VIP and Conference passes are subject to a $200 cancellation fee if cancelled before March 15. No refunds will be processed after March 15.

I am visiting from outside the United States of America. How do I receive a letter of invitation for my visa? Letters of invitation are available for free through the registration process for attendees when they select their address country.

Educational Programming

Who is speaking at the conference program? For all information about the conference program content and speakers, go here.

How can I submit to be a speaker? You can email your proposal to Lauren Laino. There is no official deadline, but it is recommended that submissions are in before December 2018.

What is the keynote? Who can go? The State of the Industry Keynote is Tuesday 9:30 – 11:30 am in the Grand Ballroom.  Seating is first-come-first-serve, and only open to badges that give Conference access (VIP, Conference, Cruise Lines, Speakers, Press).

Sponsored by Hong Kong Tourism Board

What is the Professional Women in Cruise Brunch? The PWIC Brunch is an annual gathering to support women in the cruise industry, taking place on Thursday. The cost to attend is $70 for WISTA members and $80 for non-WISTA members.

How do I register for the Professional Women in Cruise Brunch? If you haven't yet registered for Seatrade Cruise Global 2019, simply add it as a package during registration. If you've already registered, you have two options. Either reach out to our call center (+1 877-806-7899) or log back into registration and add the package.

What sessions are free to attend? All theaters on the show floor including The Promenade, The Cruising Innovations Theater, and The Safety & Sustainability Theater. Here's the full list of free sessions.

Schedule & Events

What are the registration and expo hours?     


Move In/Out

Registration Hours

Expo Hours

Thursday, 4 April

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
*Pavilions Only



Friday, 5 April

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
*Targeted Move In



Saturday, 6 April

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
*400 sq. ft.

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Sunday, 7 April

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
*General Move In

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Monday, 8 April


8:00 AM – 7:00 PM


Tuesday, 9 April


8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wednesday, 10 April


8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday, 11 April

3:01 PM – 9:00 PM

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Friday, 12 April

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM



Is the welcome reception included in the exhibitor registration fee? An invitation to Opening Night Welcome Reception is extended to all attendees and exhibitors. 

Sponsored by Shanghai Tourism Administration 

What networking events and opportunities are available this year? More than ever! Check out our full range of sector specific receptions, lunches, brunches and happy hours here.