Registration is now open for the Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) fourth annual Port and Destination Summit.
The event is scheduled a day before the Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Convention on Tuesday, 5 September 2017.
This is taking place in the historic port city of Hamburg, at the Hamburg Messe and Congress GmbH.
Around 100 delegates have already enrolled to the flagship event which is expected to see 300 participants this year, including 40 cruise line executives.
The Port and Destination Summit will include networking opportunities and seminars by field experts. The event will offer one-to-one pre-bookable business sessions with cruise lines decision makers, to generate further business openings for members.
Elisabetta de Nardo, global head of port operations and destination management, Silversea Cruises & chair of CLIA Europe Port and Destination committee, said: “For cruise lines, the CLIA Port and Destination Summit is a must. It is an international, dynamic and well-structured platform allowing all members of the cruise industry to share expertise and capabilities. Thanks to such events, the Port and Destination community better understands the different needs of cruise operators, according to their ship specifications and their clients’ expectations”.
The event is exclusive to members of the CLIA Executive Partner programme. However, in 2017, a new membership campaign is being launched for the remaining six months of the Executive Partner programme, which will provide access to the CLIA Hamburg Summit.
“The interest in this year’s Port and Destination Summit is overwhelming and testifies its value to the industry. We now welcome new members to join this productive community. For all participants, the Summit is both a time-saver and a key driver which ensures that our industry continues to develop”, added Bo Larsen, senior vice president strategic partnerships, CLIA.
For more details and to register, please visit http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/clia-port-destination-summit-2017-registration-33493018520