By Nathalie Craig09 Mar 2018Aussie and New Zealand Agents wanting to be the first port of call for all their clients’ cruise questions can become armed with knowledge at a new cruise event called CLIA LIVE in Sydney and Auckland. Dubbed CLIA LIVE, the event has had success in Europe and is being brought down under by CLIA Australasia to offer CLIA accredited agents in the region the chance to get the latest from local and international cruise operators all under the one roof. So what will the event look like? Over two days in Sydney and one day in Auckland, dozens of cruise industry representatives from ocean and river cruise lines will provide short presentations on their brands’ unique selling points. CLIA Australasia & Asia Managing Director Joel Katz said CLIA LIVE would be a great opportunity for agents to gain valuable insight into the major players the cruise industry. “Our new CLIA LIVE events have been designed to keep Australian and Kiwi cruise agents ‘in the know’ with everything that is happening in the industry.” CLIA Australasia & Asia Managing Director Joel Katz. Presentations from cruise lines and CLIA will arm you with the latest know-how, giving you a “valuable edge” when it comes to selling cruise and can capitalise on the cruise boom. “With such a great line up of presenters and only limited capacity, we encourage agents to register quickly to be part of these exclusive insider’s events,” Joel Katz said. The Sydney event will be held on Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19 at Intercontinental Hotel Sydney. Tickets cost $50 per day and registrations close April 4. The Auckland event will be held on Tuesday, May 22 at Grand Millennium Hotel Auckland. Tickets cost are also $50 and registrations close May 7. CLIA members will earn 30 CLIA points for attending. For a full list of participating cruise lines and more information click here. READ: The CLIA’s cruise into their 17th year with winners and grinners READ: CLIA’s ‘smart’ Masters cruise Are you going to take advantage of the CLIA events? Let us know below. Other stories you may like LUXURY: Royal Caribbean’s new multi-billion dollar private island collection Cunard takes guests back in time with Ancestry cruise UNMISSABLE: Wed 21 March = BIG Prizes, epic food & drinks, Art vs Science’s Dan Mac + YOU!