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From October 9-11 2017, the Caribbean Shipping Association's  47th AGM, Conference and Exhibition  will be held in beautiful Bridgetown  Barbados.

Participants can look forward to industry-leading discussions on issues impacting the shipping and logistics business in the region.  Save the date for the most influential networking and information gathering event in  the  Caribbean!

The CSA offers an excellent opportunity for interested companies to become a conference sponsor!

There are wonderful sponsorship benefits at our conferences, including free advertising both at the conference and on our website. If you are looking to reach a wider audience through promotional items, contact the CSA Secretariat for details on sponsorship packages via email to Dionne Mason Gordon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via telephone at 876-923-3491.

Excellent Presentations, Engaging and Qualified Speakers, a Beautiful Backdrop in the Caribbean October 9-11  2017| 47th AGM, Conference and Exhibition  | SAVE THE DATE

GFR 0951Delegates who attended the 13th annual Caribbean Shipping executives Conference (CSEC) have described the conference as “well-organized and excellent.” The conference which was held over three days, May 12 - 14, 2014 at the Miami Marriott, Biscayne Bay achieved a record high number of delegates, 232 from the Caribbean, Latin America and Europe.

CSEC is the mid-year conference hosted by the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA). The 13th CSEC was hosted in collaboration with PortMiami.

GFR 1037“The Caribbean is on the cusp of unprecedented growth.” That is the view expressed by Grantley Stephenson, president of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) said, as he opened the 13th Annual Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference, in MiamiFlorida, on Monday (May 14, 2014). The conference was hosted by the CSA in collaboration with PortMiami.

In addressing the over 230 delegates attending the conference, Stephenson said, “in order for us to realise this promise, our efforts today must be underpinned by bold thinking and an

miabb main01 rDelegates at the CSA's 13th Caribbean Shipping Executives' Conference will converge in Miami over the period May 12 - 14, 2014 at the Maimi Marriott Hotel, Biscayne Bay. The hotel is a major attraction in the Biscayne Bay area and will be the host of all conference sessions for the upcoming event with the exception of the scheduled Port Tour and Cultural Activities. 

The Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay – the “bridge to Everything Miami,” is located at the intersection of the Miami Arts and Design Districts, and just minutes from the Miami Beach Convention Center, sizzling South Beach and the Port of Miami. 

Click here for more information on the Miami Marriot Hotel.

michele2012In order to seize the benefits of cruise shipping, it is first necessary to know what these benefits are. That is the view of Michele M. Paige, President of the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), and it will also be the theme of her presentation when she takes the podium as one of the featured speakers at the 13th Shipping Executives Conference (CSEC) hosted by the Caribbean Shipping Association, at the Miami Marriott, Biscayne Bay, Miami, from May 12 to 14, 2014.

Ms. Paige’s career in the cruise industry spans more than three decades. She spent 17 years in various positions at the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), before moving to the FCCA as its director of operations and communications, steering the association on issues such as: destination port development, product development, research and training, as well as serving as a liaison with environmental entities.

She was appointed to head the association in January of 1994 as its executive director and named president in March 1997.
The FCCA is a not-for-profit trade organization composed of 15 Member Cruise Lines operating more than 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, tour operations, safety, security and other cruise industry issues. By fostering an understanding of the cruise industry and its operating practices, the FCCA seeks to build cooperative relationships with its partner destinations and to develop productive bilateral partnerships with every sector.


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