About the Event

Missed Seatrade Cruise Med 2018?

Seatrade Cruise Med 2018 brought together 2,300 industry professionals from 89 countries to Lisbon, Portugal.

2018 was our biggest show yet, with highlights including the NEW Excellence Theatre, Lightning Pitches and the '20 Under 40' leaders. 

View the post show report to see highlights from the show and why you should be there for 2019!

2018 Post Show Report

Seatrade Cruise Med in the leading cruise industry tradeshow and conference for the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas.

Seatrade Cruise Med welcomes over 2,500 cruise industry professionals to experience the latest innovations; hear from industry influencers and meet with like-minded individuals – all under one roof. The event caters to everyone involved in the Mediterranean cruise industry including ports; destinations; suppliers; ship builders; shorex providers; tourism authorities; cruise lines and more. With over 150 exhibitors showcasing their services, Seatrade Cruise Med is the destination for new opportunities.

At Seatrade Cruise Med you will have the opportunity to:

  • Get closer to the destination and ports that make up the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas
  • Test and trial products and services from regional suppliers
  • Discover exciting Shorex opportunities across the Mediterranean
  • Learn and develop your understanding on the biggest trends affecting the Mediterranean region
  • Grow your network and build new relationships with those serious about cruise in the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas


The exhibition at Seatrade Cruise Med features all cruise industry businesses

The Seatrade Cruise Med features over 150 exhibitors from all industry sectors including regional destinations; ports; suppliers; shipbuilders; technical solutions; operations; shore excursions; tourism boards and more.

Newcomers Zone

The Newcomers' Zone at Seatrade Cruise Med is for new-to-cruise suppliers

The cruise industry is booming – making this the perfect time for suppliers to expand their reach. The Newcomers Zone is a dedicated part of the exhibition to meet with suppliers providing new and exciting solutions for cruise.


The conference programme at Seatrade Cruise Med covers the biggest cruise industry trends

The conference programme at Seatrade Cruise Med is a live learning experience like no other. A key feature of the event, the conference programme addresses the most relevant regional issues and trends in an engaging environment.

Industry influencers

Meet cruise industry influencers at Seatrade Cruise Med

No other cruise event in the Mediterranean can give you the opportunity to be in the room with the industry influencers shaping the future of cruise in the region.  

Social programme

The networking programme at Seatrade Cruise Med is a great opportunity to meet with Cruise Line executives

Seatrade Cruise Med attracts a powerful network of industry influencers; and the social programme at this event gives you the perfect opportunity to meet them.

Seatrade Cruise Awards

Seatrade Cruise Awards

Seatrade Cruise Awards is the industry’s premier award scheme and will take place during Seatrade Cruise Med this year. More information on taking part will be available shortly.