Cruise & Ferry Review - Autumn/Winter 2023

MARKETWATCH: EVENTS PREVIEW Registration is now open for Cruise Ship Interiors Design Expo Europe (CSI Design Expo Europe), which is set to be packed with some of the best educational and networking opportunities for the marine interiors industry. Taking place on 29-30 November at London ExCeL, the 2023 edition of CSI Design Expo Europe will be free to attend and provides a gateway for members of the cruise interiors supply chain to meet with peers from Europe’s most esteemed cruise lines, designers and shipyards, all under one roof. More than 200 exhibitors (60 of which are new for 2023) from the cruise ship design sector are expected to showcase their products and services at London ExCeL. They will include companies that produce furnishings and lighting, those involved in outfitting and restoration, and many others. Some examples of the innovative exhibitors already lined up for the show include SMC Design, Naval Interior, Tucci, Cristallux, and De Wave Group. This year’s two-day event has a new format with networking opportunities and personalised tours on day one, followed by a curated Conference & Workshop Programme on day two. All sessions will take place across the show floor on exhibitor stands, creating opportunities for highly focused and targeted conversations about key industry topics such as sustainability, supply chain and project delivery. In addition, there will be multiple networking experiences including Speed Networking sessions, the Project Managers Lunch and a Happy Hour drinks reception. The CSIE Pub will also be open for drinks, the ‘Pitch & Pint’ competition and social games. CSI Design Expo Europe also features the free-to-attend Cruise Ship Interiors Awards, which will take place on day two. Award categories will include Innovation, Sustainability, Technology, Best Cabin, Best Casual Dining, Best Public Space, and more. Cruise Ship Interiors Design Expo Europe 29-30 November 2023 | London, UK 42