Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America is just around the corner! In just a few weeks’ time, this highly anticipated, niche event will unite the entire cruise interiors community for two days of networking, product sourcing, and a leading cruise industry conference in Miami. Read on for a preview of what’s to come, along with our top five reasons shipyards must attend Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America 2022!
1. Network with the entire cruise interiors supply chain
From cruise lines and design studios to outfitters and suppliers, Cruise Ship Interiors Expo attracts the entire cruise interiors community. As a result, we offer plenty of opportunities to help you meet with your preferred suppliers. This starts with the opening party, held the evening before the show opens on 6 June 2022. Then, over the course of two days, CSI offers a multitude of networking opportunities. This includes networking breakfasts, a Happy Hour held at the end of day one, as well as our exciting brand new Speed Networking sessions.
2. Source from the industry’s most innovative suppliers
Are you looking to work with a sustainable, IMO certified flooring supplier? Or are you seeking a new outfitting firm to assist with cruise refurbishment projects? If so, then the Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America show floor is the best place to start! With over 300 exhibitors, CSI 2022 will boast an impressive show filled with IMO certified suppliers, outfitting firms, contractors, and the most prolific design studios on the cruise interiors scene. This includes the likes of Studio Dado, Agua Fabrics, Bolidt, Makinen, Trimline, and more!
3. Attend as a VIP
The CSI VIP Program has been created to support our industry buyers and ensure they have the most valuable time whilst attending CSI Expos. If you work for a shipyard, then it is highly likely you qualify for this incredible program. Being a VIP at the show means that you have a dedicated team who are happy to assist you in planning your time at the show and getting you involved in all the exciting opportunities we have on offer such as our brand-new Speed Networking sessions. The team is also on hand to assist with any questions you may have, or assist with any hotel, travel, or local recommendations. Check out a day in the life of a VIP to learn more about being a CSI VIP. Additionally, you can contact our VIP team to find out if you qualify for this exclusive opportunity.
4. Walk the product launch route and see new innovations
Cruise Ship Interiors Expo presents the Product Launch route, a new way to stay up to date with the industry’s latest innovations. This will be taking place on day one of CSI 2022. Follow the product launch route and visit the booths of 11 exhibitors to be among the first to see their impressive new products. See sustainable fabrics, new furniture collections, attractions designed specifically for cruise ships, and more!
5. Gain industry knowledge at Cruise Conversations Live
Over the years, Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America’s conference, Cruise Conversations Live, has hosted many industry leading speakers. These represent the world’s largest cruise lines, interior design studios and IMO certified suppliers. Each year they unite on the stage to discuss a variety of topics, from interior design trends to digital technology. This year, catch insights into the challenges of refurbishment projects, newbuild opportunities, the fundamentals of great design and more. Join the likes of Sascha Lang (Royal Caribbean Cruises), Thomas Westergaard (Hurtigruten), Stephen Fryers (STF Project Management Marine Specialist), and many more at this year’s conference! Check out the 2022 Conference Program here.
Are you interested in learning about the latest innovations in cruise interiors? Learn more about Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America here.