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The 2019 conference program was the most highly attended in our entire 35 year history! Ready to relive the experience and gather actionable insights? Keep an eye out for an email from us to download all presentation materials. In the meantime, view, browse and sort the list of conference sessions and show floor programming by pass type, track, and format.

A New Era of Design and Cruising


Paul Brady (Editorial Strategist, SkiftX)


Per Lindqvist (Business Director, Tillberg Design of Sweden Inc)

David McCarthy (Marine Projects & Communications Director, AD Associates)

Greg Walton (Founding Partner, Studio DADO)

Andy Yuill (Managing Director, SMC Design)

Location: Room 206/208

Date: Wednesday, April 10

Time: 2:30pm - 3:15pm

Sector: Design & Ship Interiors, Ship Equipment, Shipyards, Shipbuilding & Refurbishment

Pass Type: VIP Pass, Conference Pass, Cruise Line Pass, Speaker Pass - Get your pass now!

Event Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Today’s cruise guests are likely the most well-traveled and sophisticated to ever come aboard, and these experience-driven travelers value the things they can do more than traditional trappings of luxury. So how are designers creating new spaces for this cohort, and where is the new innovation happening not just in the field of built environments but also in experience design? When everything—from stateroom to shore excursion—can be thought of as part of an experience, how does design knit a brand together? And what does the future hold?