We are proud to present the program and registration for the 23rd Conference & AGM "CRUISE – THE VALUE PROPOSITION" to be held in Geelong, Victoria from 4-6 September 2019. 

This year's event is proudly sponsored by Visit Victoria, Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine, Business Events Geelong and the City of Greater Geelong. Once again, we have secured outstanding speakers with a real capacity to influence deployments, destination growth and economic dispersal.

We look forward to welcoming Capt. Nik Antalis (Royal Caribbean International)Melissa Witsoe (Windstar Cruises)Adam Armstrong (Silversea Cruises)Michael Goh (Dream Cruises) and Assoc. Prof. Anne Hardy (University of Tasmania – Tourism Tracer Project) to start our line-up.

We also have some exciting additional cruise line executives to be announced in the coming weeks.

View Keynote Speakers Bio's by Clicking Here >

With the assistance of local experts presenting and participating in workshops and panels, these reputable keynote speakers will focus on further identification of the value proposition of cruise, consider how far the benefits spread into non-tourism related sectors, identify the future opportunities and explore current topics such as engaging with communities and visitor dispersal.

The conference program will deliver insights into all areas of the market and provide robust discussion on the future pathways of an industry that continues to grow. With the level of new builds on the order books, our destination needs to keep planning for the future through infrastructure and sound sector development. The networking opportunities for delegates is essential for a unified approach to cruise in Australia.

The Australian Cruise Association extends a warm invitation to both our members and non-members to attend the Australian Cruise Association 2019 Conference and AGM.

If you are really serious about expanding your cruise knowledge and business opportunities, then read on and register today.

The pricing for this years’ conference is:

  • Member – Early Bird Rate:  $900.00
  • Non Member – Early Bird Rate :  $1,100.00
  • Member – full rate:   $1,100.00
  • Non Member – full rate:  $1,300.00

Early bird to close off at 31st July 2019.

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To download the Conference Program, please click here >

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