FCCA Trade Show Displays Countries’ Products to Key Decision Makers in Willemstad, Curaçao
Over 100 companies are participating in the annual FCCA Trade Show.
Oct. 4, 2012 - Tuesday marked the opening of the annual FCCA Trade Show, taking place in Willemstad, Curaçao in conjunction with the FCCA Conference. Over 100 companies are represented on the trade show floor, which will see exposure from the prestigious audience of cruise line decision makers and prominent professionals throughout the industry and cruise destinations’ private and public sectors.
The FCCA Trade Show is specialized by offering publicity from this exclusive crowd in a setting focused on doing business with the cruise industry, where the nearly 100 cruise executives, presidents and CEOs in attendance are interested in taking on new business, fostering existing business and grant insight on what the lines look for in terms of products,shore excursions, port operations and destination development/infrastructure.
This focus leads to a great diversity of trade show exhibits, from ATV/zip line tours and customized products, like t-shirts and compact knapsacks, to countries’ tourism departments and companies like Aon Risk Management. Anyone doing business or wanting to do business with the cruise industry has a chance of targeting some of the most important decision makers in the industry.
And there is increased attention displaying destinations’ various offerings with specialized pavilions, which were designed for a destination to come together as one entity to present their numerous destination products,stakeholders, infrastructure and more. However, pavilions were also made available for companies wanting a heightened presence.
To learn more about the FCCA, the current Conference & Trade Show or the upcoming 2013 event in Cartagena, Colombia, please visit www.f-cca.com.
The FCCA is a not-for-profit trade organization composed of 19 Member Lines operating over 100 vessels in Floridian, Caribbean and Latin American waters. Created in 1972, the FCCA’s mandate is to provide a forum for discussion on tourism development, ports, safety, security, and other cruise industry issue and to develop bilateral relationships with destinations’ private and public sectors. By fostering an understanding of the cruise industry and its operating practices, the FCCA works with governments, ports and private sector representatives to maximize cruise passenger, crew and cruise line spending, as well as enhance the destination experience and increase the amount of cruise passengers returning as stay-over visitors. For more information, visit F-CCA.com, the FCCA on Facebook, and @FCCAupdates on Twitter.