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PPI Group Selected as Media Partner for Cruise Shipping Miami 2013

PPI's broadcast division to cover the event at the Miami Beach Convention Center March 11-14, 2013

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PPI Group, the new multimedia partner of Cruise Shipping Miami 2013, is set to document this premier event with its state-of-the-art broadcast division and award-winning production team. With more than 1,000 exhibitors spotlighting the world of cruising, Cruise Shipping Miami is the leading exhibition and conference for companies and organizations that do business with the international cruise industry.

PPI Group will be there to capture every moment of this annual event, with interviews and footage featuring top executives, industry insights, trends in cruise ship design, new and exciting destinations, and more. PPI Group will film and produce live feeds, on behalf of Cruise Shipping Miami, that will screen on an extensive video network throughout the exhibition.

"This is an excellent opportunity to highlight the most integral and exciting moments of Cruise Shipping Miami for our exceptionally wide audience," noted Daniel Read, Portfolio Director for UBM Live, owners and organizers of Cruise Shipping Miami. "PPI's relationship with the cruise industry goes back almost as long as ours does, and with that comes a deep understanding of the business that will be clearly conveyed throughout the show and, of course, in a fantastic finished product."

PPI Group CEO and President Bill Panoff commented on the new union between Cruise Shipping Miami and PPI Group: "We are honored and privileged to partner with Cruise Shipping for this year's show. We'll have a highly talented crew and hosts attending all key events and mingling with exhibitors in order to capture the pulse of the convention in a way that only PPI can."

"I am especially pleased as PPI Group celebrates 25 years in this industry," added Panoff. "Our broadcast division is expanding, and this project is one of many that showcases our expertise to the entire cruise industry."

PPI Group will exhibit its own 600-square-foot exhibition space at Cruise Shipping Miami 2013 in one of the busiest areas of the show, showcasing its varied and dynamic promotions and marketing solutions, among them its port shopping promotions programs, which serve 12 cruise lines and 4.5 million passengers per year.

MEDIA CONTACT: Sharon Cherry, PPI Group, 954-377-7777, ext. 241; [email protected]

About PPI Group
Based in the bustling tourism hub of Fort Lauderdale, PPI Group specializes in custom publishing, video production and onboard and shoreside programs for the cruise and travel industries. PPI Group serves as the connection between consumer, product, and retail services.

The company's flagship publication, Porthole Cruise Magazine, is in its 17th year. Published bimonthly and available worldwide via newsstand and subscription, Porthole offers cruise and travel features about destinations and itineraries, the latest industry trends, ship reviews, onboard cuisine, entertainment, activities, spas, and more. PPI Group's publishing division also creates a wide range of custom books and magazines for premier cruise lines and on-land entities.

PPI Group's award-winning custom programming showcases onboard revenue centers, port shopping opportunities, and destination highlights through its broadcast division's array of digital videos, including commercials, sales promotions, demos, shore excursion experiences, employee training, and product marketing.

PPI Group's revenue programs include customized promotions and highly trained Port and Shopping Presenters who provide cruise guests with port information, shopping tips, and shore excursion opportunities. To learn more, visit www.ppigroup.com and www.facebook.com/ppigroupinc.

 

SOURCE PPI Group

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