Pre-Conference Certificate Programs

A great way to supplement your repertoire of experience and professional development, these CLIA Certificate Programs expand your knowledge of travel and cruise specific topics to grow your clientele and sales.

Choose between Meetings & Events at Sea or our Specialty and Boutique Cruise Certificate Programs, both of which can count towards your certification requirements.

PLEASE NOTE: Pre-conference Certificate courses are not included in Cruise360 registration fee. To attend one of these courses, please click REGISTER next the course title.  Registration is $99 for members or $199 for non-members.

Tuesday, April 17th
Meetings & Events at Sea Certificate Program
In partnership with Meeting Professionals International (MPI), CLIA presents this certificate program that explores the advantages of booking and hosting events on cruise ships as opposed to traditional venues. This interactive session highlights which types of meetings or events should be conducted onboard as well as provides valuable cost comparisons. This program will provide insight into incentive trips, examine logistics and variables to consider when hosting your event at sea and walk participants through the meeting planning process to outline what to expect before, during and after your meeting or event at sea.
Specialty & Boutique Cruise Certificate Program
In partnership with CLIA’s cruise line committee whose primary business is specialty and boutique cruising, CLIA presents this certificate program that highlights the unique products, destinations and experiences offered by these cruise lines; and delivers the tools to develop your skillset in increasing your cruise sales within this specific market. This program will provide you with the knowledge and tools to properly educate your clients on the benefits and unique experiences found in river, yacht, expedition and luxury cruising, tips on how to prospect and qualify clients who would fit within the target audiences and resources to insure your success and grow your revenue.