Media companies UBM and Seatrade Communications have entered into a partnership to extend their existing collaboration on cruise events to include Asia and Latin America.
UBM which organises Cruise Shipping Miami and Seatrade, the leading publisher, event organizer and content provider for the cruise and maritime industries, announced the expansion of their partnership which currently encompasses Cruise Shipping Miami and Seatrade Med.
For 2013 this will see Seatrade supporting UBM’s Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific, taking place at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, from 8 to 10 October and UBM supporting the third edition of the Seatrade Latin America Cruise Convention in Valparaiso, Chile, on 14 and 15 May.
“Following deep consultation with the industry, expanding the partnership between UBM and Seatrade will allow us to better serve the needs of the global cruise business,” said Daniel Read, portfolio director at UBM Live. “We have been collaborating successfully on Cruise Shipping Miami and Seatrade Med for many years and combining our expertise will enable us to continue to deliver improved live networking and learning opportunities for all cruise industry stakeholders.”
Since 1985 Cruise Shipping Miami has been an annual event for the global cruise industry, featuring a three-day exhibition and four-day conference that draw more than 11,000 attendees and over 1,000 exhibiting companies from more than 130 countries.