Join us in Istanbul for a landmark event

We are thrilled to announce that the 2024 DFNI Cruise Conference will be held in the vibrant city of Istanbul, Türkiye.

Situated on the Bosphorus, with access to the Aegean Sea, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, Galataport Istanbul is a world-class cruise hub and the perfect backdrop for our 2024 event. It sits at the epicentre of the region's fast-growing cruise market and features a groundbreaking and award-winning design with a world-first underground terminal.

The DFNI Cruise Conference is more than just an event; it's a convergence of ideas, expertise, and innovation. We invite stakeholders and newcomers in the cruise retail industry to engage in thought-provoking discussions, gain insights from our expert speakers and panellists, and enjoy unparalleled networking opportunities, including our signature opening cocktail and gala dinner. Whether you're an experienced professional or new to the industry, this is your opportunity to be part of a transformative experience that sets the course for the future of cruising. 

First release tickets now on sale! We look forward to seeing you in Istanbul very soon.


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Experts joining us onstage in Istanbul include:

Get a feel for our annual cruise conference by watching the highlights from 2023 — DFNI's biggest and best conference yet!

Building on the success of our 2023 conference in Palma de Mallorca, the upcoming conference in Istanbul will delve deeper into critical themes shaping the future of cruise retail, including: