MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigating the cruise industry's premier annual event can be daunting, given the thousands of delegates and exhibitors, numerous networking events and the sheer size of the show. Attendees can maximize their business opportunities at Cruise Shipping Miami 2014 by using the CSM Mobile App to create a personalized agenda, connect with other attendees and exhibitors, navigate the trade show and meeting venues, and keep up to date with convention developments and industry news.
Developed by show organizer UBM, the free mobile application is available for iOS and Android operating systems in their respective app stores under the title "Cruise Events" and also can be downloaded at http://showcase.genie-connect.com/csmiami2014/?f=1. For those not on iOS or Android devices, there is a desktop version of the app available for download at: http://visitors2.eventgenie.com/csmiami2014/?f=1#!visitordashboard_-42/
"The CSM Mobile App is an essential toolbox for anyone attending or exhibiting at Cruise Shipping Miami this year," said Daniel Read, director of UBM's Cruise Events Portfolio. "The one-to-one networking is particularly exciting as it enables attendees to cultivate relationships before and during the show, and to follow up with one another after the event."
In addition to the one-to-one networking capability, the application offers full exhibitor and delegate listings, an interactive floor plan, a conference schedule and event details. App users also can access live social media feeds and engage with the show via on-site displays at the convention. Once downloaded, the app can be used for future Cruise Shipping events.
Cruise Shipping Miami 2014 is scheduled for March 10-13 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
Cruise Shipping Miami is the global flagship of UBM's Cruise Events Portfolio, which includes the annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific and the biennial Seatrade Med Cruise Convention.
For more information about exhibiting or attending Cruise Shipping Miami, visit www.cruiseshippingmiami.com.
MEDIA CONTACT: Buck Banks, +1-305-461-3300, firstname.lastname@example.org
CONVENTION CONTACT: UBM Live, 300 American Metro Blvd., Suite 125, Hamilton NJ 08619 USA
Phone: +1-609-759-4712; fax: +1-609-759-4774
SOCIAL MEDIA: Additional news and information about Cruise Shipping Miami are available at www.cruiseshippingmiami.com. Find Cruise Shipping Miami on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
Since 1985 Cruise Shipping Miami has been the premier annual event of the worldwide cruise industry. From a small gathering of 150 cruise industry executives in a hotel meeting room in New York City, Cruise Shipping Miami has grown into a four-day conference and three-day exhibition drawing 11,000 attendees, more than 900 exhibiting companies from 123 countries and over 300 international journalists to become the cruise industry's annual marketplace of ideas, products and services.
Cruise Shipping Miami is exclusively supported by Cruise Lines International Association and Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association.
SOURCE Cruise Shipping Miami