CSI announces Cruise Conversations Live speakers and sessions

May 31, 2022

(USA) – Over 25 cruise lines, designers, outfitters and sustainable accreditation experts will be sharing their expertise at this year’s Cruise Conversations Live, taking place at Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America 7 – 8 June.

Cruise Conversations Live’s official conference partner is Passenger Ship Interior & Refurbishment Review and the official sponsor is NEWH. The conference will give life to the conversations everyone is talking about in the cruise interiors industry, including the keynote Addressing Project Delivery Challenges – exploring the global supply chain challenges – and the leading session of day two’s sustainability focus Designing to Last. Other conference sessions include the opening keynote, Leaders Debate, and What Makes Great Design Great.

This year, Cruise Conversations Live America will be taking place in the conference theatre and across the show floor, with intimate workshops embedded in exhibitor booths.

Any manufacturer looking to seriously address sustainability in their production process can upskill at Materials Circularity in Cruise Interiors at the Dansk Wilton Booth. Other workshops include Efficient Drydocks; Making the Economics Work and Is It Intrinsically Green? Utilising Certifications to Demonstrate Green Credentials.

Participating cruise lines include Holland America Group, Royal Caribbean Group, Hurtigruten, Virgin Voyages and Norwegian Cruise Line. Design studios speaking include SMC Design, Studio DADO, YSA Design, Tillberg Design of Sweden, Petra Viktoria Design and Steen Friis Design. Attend for your only opportunity to hear from, and speak to, George Scammell (Holland America Group), Sascha Lang (Royal Caribbean Cruises), Thomas Westergaard (Hurtigruten), Trond Sigurdsen (YSA Design), Helena Sawelin (Tillberg Design of Sweden) and Petra Ryberg (Petra Viktoria Design).

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America, based in the Miami Beach Convention Centre, will host 300 cruise ship interiors brands, including AROS Marine, Grottini, Bolidt and Marine Interiors (a Fincantieri company). Over 50 new products will launch across the two days of the show, many of which can be found on this year’s brand-new Product Launches Route. The second day of the cruise trade show will be all about sustainability, and buyers looking to meet their sustainability objectives can meet accredited sustainable suppliers on the Sustainability Route.