25th ANNUAL FCCA CRUISE CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW | NOVEMBER 5-9, 2018

San Juan, Puerto Rico

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OVERVIEW

The ​FCCA ​Conference ​is ​a four-day ​event ​designed ​to ​foster ​a ​better ​understanding ​of ​the ​inner ​workings ​of ​the ​cruise ​industry and help attendees improve their cruise tourism business. Through a ​specialized ​forum that blends meetings and workshops with social functions, attendees have a unique opportunity to develop relationships with, promote products to, and learn from approximately 100 executives from FCCA’s 18 Member Lines who decide where ships call, what is sold and used onboard, and how to invest in destinations and infrastructure.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Anyone doing or looking to do business with the cruise industry, including: Ports & Destinations; Cruise & Tourism Agencies; Tour Operators; Attractions; Suppliers; and Ship Agents  

VENUE

Puerto Rico Convention Center 100 Calle Guamaní San Juan, Puerto Rico Phone: (787) 641-7722

OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL

SHERATON PR HOTEL & CASINO 200 Convention Boulevard San Juan, Puerto Rico Phone: (787) 993-3500

TRANSFERS PROVIDED TO OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL ONLY Transfers are provided during the timing of the official conference flights listed below. Transportation outside of this timeline will not be provided. (Distance is 7.1 miles, approx. $19-$23 by taxi) Monday, November 5 & Tuesday, November 6: AA # 1254 Miami 10:25am | San Juan 1:59pm AA # 1570 Miami 5:25pm | San Juan 9:00pm Wednesday, November 7: AA # 1254 Miami 10:25am | San Juan 1:59pm Thursday, November 8: AA # 1355 San Juan 6:15pm | Miami 8:15pm Friday, November 9: AA# 1222 San Juan 9:00am | Miami 11:03am AA# 1299 San Juan 2:43pm | Miami 4:45pm Saturday, November 10 AA# 1222 San Juan 9:00am | Miami 11:03am

AIRPORT Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport | SJU VISA REQUIREMENTS Please check with your Consulate to see if you require a visa for travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico  

AGENDA

ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS Participants registered as delegates only will have the opportunity to request One-on-One Meetings with cruise executives. Meeting requests will begin late August and will be confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis based on limited availability.  

WORKSHOPS The Conference offers a number of round-table discussions led by industry experts (Topics to be advised).

Monday, Nov. 5

9:00am-12:00pm: Registration 12:00pm-2:00pm: Lunch 2:00pm -7:00pm: Registration 7:30pm-9:00pm: Cocktail Reception 

Tuesday, Nov. 6

9:00am-12:00pm: Registration 9:30am -10:15am: Opening Ceremony 10:15am -11:15am: CEO & Presidents Rountable 11:15am-12:00pm: Trade Show Opening 12:00pm-2:00pm: Lunch 1:30pm - 6:00pm: Registration 1:30pm - 5:00pm: Trade Show 1:00pm-3:00pm: Coffee Break 1:30pm - 3:00pm: Workshop 3:30pm-6:00pm: One-on-One Meetings 7:00pm -9:00pm: Welcome Dinner Reception

Wednesday, Nov. 7

9:00am-12:00pm: Registration 9:00am-12:00pm: Trade Show 9:00am-12:00pm: One-on-One Meetings 10:00am-10:30am: Heads of State Reception 10:30am-12:00pm: Heads of State Forum 12:00pm-2:00pm: Lunch 1:00pm – 2:00pm: US Port Authority Roundtable 1:00pm-4:00pm: Trade Show 2:00pm-3:30pm: Coffee Break 2:00pm – 3:30pm: Workshop 2:00pm-6:00pm: Registration 3:00pm-3:30pm: Press Conference-BREA Study 4:00pm -6:00pm: One-on-One Meetings 6:30pm-8:30pm: Extravaganza Night Reception

Thursday, Nov. 8

9:00am-12:00pm: Trade Show 9:00am-12:00pm: Registration/Information 8:30am-9:30am: Coffee Break 9:00am-10:00am: Workshop 12:00pm-2:00pm: Lunch 12:00pm-2:00pm: Platinum Member & Cruise Executive Lunch 3:00pm-6:00pm: One-on-One Meetings 7:00pm-10:00pm: Conference Closing Event

Friday, Nov. 9

9:00am - 2:00pm: Complimentary Tours for Attendees ________________________________________  

9:00am - 4:30pm: Exclusive Platinum Member Tour

**Hours are subject to change. Please check back for updates.

 MARKETING PARTNERS

BECOME AN EXHIBITOR

Exhibiting at the FCCA Trade Show expands the target and captures the attention of the influential audience of key stakeholders and decision makers from FCCA Member Lines. Any booth puts your product, company, or destination on attendees’ and executives’ minds, with events and cruise executive viewings scheduled to maximize traffic, but special destination pavilion options provide the greatest impact at the Trade Show by showcasing a destination product as a team—from vendors and tour operators to destination ministries and port operators.

REGISTRATION

**Prices include all fees

For more information on how to register, please contact Cube Group Events at fcca@cubegroupevents.com | Tel. 787.568.7646