The only global event focused exclusively on the interiors for the cruise sector has been launched.
The free to attend Cruise Ship Interiors Expo will take place June 18-20, 2019 at Miami Beach Convention Center. It will cover the whole cruise ship interiors supply chain, with over 150 suppliers and more than 2,500 qualified buyers expected to visit.
The program includes an exhibition and conference that are targeted at the companies involved in the design, outfitting, building and refurbishments of cruise vessels and who are looking to source services and products for their next newbuild or refurbishment project.
The event features 15 advisory board members. Cruise operators on the board include Petu Kummala, Carnival Corporation's director of interior and architectural design and Jeff Parns, NCL's director of architectural design and newbuild.
Many of industry's big names already confirmed to participate, such as MJM Group, YSA Design, Trimline, Tillberg Design, Damen Shipyards, Fincantieri, Ritz-Carlton Yachts, Grand Bahama Shipyard (Freeport) and Carnival Cruise Line, among others.