Essential Information - Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America


What is Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America and who is it for?

Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America (CSH) is the world’s first highly focused, B2B exhibition and conference dedicated exclusively to hospitality professionals working in the cruise and ferry sector.

Refreshed and renamed in line with valued advice from our esteemed Advisory Board (the expo premiered in 2019 under the name ‘Marine Catering Expo’), CSH now caters to the entire cruise hospitality market.

Where is Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America 2021 taking place?

Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America is taking place 10th – 11th November 2021 at Miami Beach Convention Center.

What are the show opening times?

Wednesday 10th November 2021 – 10.00 – 17.00

Thursday 11th November 2021 – 10.00 – 16.30


What are the benefits of exhibiting at Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America?

Exhibiting at Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America provides a unique opportunity to position your brand in front of qualified buyers looking to source innovative and cutting-edge products for their next big project.

How do I book a booth?

If you are interested in booking a booth at the show, please contact Sam Murray today who will assist you in finding the right stand for your needs.


Can anyone visit Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America?

Yes, and we strongly recommend anyone working within the cruise ship hospitality industry to attend. Being the only show dedicated exclusively to cruise hospitality, the show offers unrivalled networking opportunities.

How much does it cost to attend Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America?

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America is FREE to attend. Your free pass will give you access to the show floor on both days, including networking events such as our renowned Happy Hour.

How do I register?

Registration is now open! Simply click here and register for your FREE pass. It only takes a minute so do it now.

Can I register at the event?

To ensure the safety of all our attendees, we won’t be allowing registration on site. Please ensure you have registered prior to the event.

How do I get my badge?

Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with your badge QR code. This will be used to print your badge upon entry to the show so please ensure you bring it with you. Please note: your badges can not be printed before the event.

Is my pass valid for any day of the show?

Yes, your pass will allow you entry to the event on both days.

Where should I stay? 

To help you with planning your stay whilst attending the show we have partnered with DF Meetings & Events to provide you with a list of hotels at preferential rates.


What does a VIP pass include?

  • Complimentary B2B Networking Service
  • Conference presentations post-show
  • An invitation to the Official Launch Party
  • Exclusive access to the VIP Lounge, sponsored by Cruise & Ferry

How do I register for a VIP pass?

VIP Passes are reserved for cruise line executives. If you qualify and would like to apply for a VIP pass, please contact Bethany Davies, our VIP Program Manager.


Where can I find the conference program?

The 2021conference program, Cruise Conversations Live America, is now available! Click here to see the fantastic sessions taking place across both days. And check out our esteemed speaker line up here.

Do I have to reserve a seat at the conference sessions?

No, all seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Based on how popular the sessions were at our previous conferences, we recommend getting there as early as possible as many sessions had standing room only.

Will there be time to ask questions after the sessions?

Yes, all speakers are asked to prepare their sessions with time for a question and answers after.