Save the Date: 27th Annual Cruise Shipping Miami Set For March 14-17, 2011

Oct 28, 2010, 13:01 ET from Cruise Shipping Miami

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: Cruise Shipping Miami, the international conference and exhibition serving the cruise industry, annually draws more than 10,000 attendees and nearly 1,000 exhibiting companies from over 119 countries to Miami Beach, Fla.

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The three-day trade show at the Miami Beach Convention Center runs Tuesday through Thursday, and the four-day conference offers sessions Monday through Thursday.

In addition to a number of national pavilions, the trade show also features seven business sectors highlighting information technology, entertainment technology, food and beverage, ship design and refurbishment, ship services and hotel operations, ship equipment and destinations.

Conference sessions cover pertinent industry issues including an assessment of the state of the industry, shipbuilding and refurbishment, environmental issues, product development, and distribution.

New this year is the Green Certificate Program developed by Cruise Shipping Miami in partnership with Sustainable Travel International. This program debuted at the Cruise Shipping Virtual, the online tradeshow and conference which took place in September 2010. The three-tiered certificate program includes live conference sessions and webinars designed to help travel professionals and exhibitors recognize and achieve the benefits associated with sustainable tourism. During Cruise Shipping Miami 2011 there will be dedicated green-focused conference sessions to apply towards the certificate program. Information on the Green Certificate Program is available at

Visit for the most updated conference program.

WHEN: Monday, March 14, through Thursday, March 17, 2011

Conference and Exhibition Events Schedule:

Cruise Shipping Focus On Series, Monday, March 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

World Cruise Tourism Workshops, Monday, March 14, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Exhibition opens Tuesday, March 15, 9 a.m.

Conferences begin Tuesday, March 15, 9:30 a.m.

Exhibition and Conference end Thursday, March 17, 4 p.m.

WHERE: Miami Beach Convention Center (entrances: Halls A, B, C, D)

1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139

MEDIA REGISTRATION: Media credentials are issued to bona fide journalists covering the convention. Review the media policy, request a media registration online or contact NewmanPR.

CONVENTION CONTACT: For conference registration, visit For exhibitor information visit

UBM Live, 212 Carnegie Center, Suite 203, Princeton NJ 08540-6236

Phone: 609-759-4700; fax: 609-759-4774; e-mail:

UBM Live

UBM Live is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Business Media plc (LSE: UBM) a leading provider of business information services and organizer of the leading events in the cruise, travel, pharma, technology, health and beauty, food ingredients and general maritime industries. UBM offers services in trade shows, online, news distribution and publishing to customers across the globe. Its brands are represented in more than 30 countries and are organized into specialist teams that serve their business communities, helping them excel in their market by working effectively and efficiently. For more information about United Business Media, go to For more information about Cruise Shipping Miami, the world's leading cruise event, visit

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