November 17, 2020 | Online

Cruise Forward Summit

Registration Now Closed

Join us on November 17-19 for the 2020 Cruise Forward Virtual Summit as we explore critical topics affecting the entire cruise community at this defining moment for our industry.

This exclusive, first-of-its kind CLIA event will provide an opportunity for CLIA members to hear and engage with industry leaders on a variety of topics, including reflections on the gradual resumption of cruise operations, the outlook for 2021 and where we go from here, together.

CLIA’s innovative and intuitive virtual event platform is supported by an exceptional production team, enabling us to offer a program that will be engaging, insightful and collaborative. There will also be opportunities for fellow participants to connect with each other one-on-one in the Meeting Hub, as well as in groups during virtual networking sessions.

For more information, or if you have any questions, please email

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When and where is Cruise Forward Summit?

    The Summit is taking place virtually from Tuesday, 17th November through Thursday, 19th November 2020.

  • Is this event the Executive Partner Summit or Hotel Operations, Food & Beverage Conference?

    This is a first ever CLIA event designed to bring together the entire cruise ecosystem, with the first two days focused on various topics around the resumption of operations and the future of cruise.

    The third day of the Summit will include breakout sessions relevant specifically to the Port, Destination & Travel; Maritime & Technical Services; and Hotel Operations, Food & Beverage communities of partners and cruise line decision-makers.

  • Who will attend Cruise Forward Summit?

    Cruise Forward Summit is an exclusive and a first-of-its kind CLIA event designed to bring together the entire cruise community—Executive Partners, oceangoing cruise line members, travel agent community, and river and speciality cruise lines—because we all have a role to play in inspiring cruise confidence and making cruising the best way to experience the world.

  • How do I register for Cruise Forward Summit, and how much does it cost?