Institute Track


Earn up to 150 CLIA Certified Cruise Counsellor Credits at cruise3sixty 2014 in Ft. Lauderdale!

The CLIA Institute Track is a defined track of educational and conference programming at the CLIA cruise3sixty conference. Travel agents actively enrolled in CLIA's Cruise Counsellor Certification program can earn valuable Certification credits to "Fast-Track" their designation as either an Accredited (ACC) or Master (MCC) Cruise Counsellor.

CLIA is introducing 10 brand new 1 hour training seminars at cruise3sixty 2014 including;

All Seminars are worth 10 CLIA Cruise Counsellor Certification Credits!

Wednesday, April 2

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM The New Face of Luxury Cruising – new luxury clients and new luxury ships
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM What’s My Line? – Connecting clients to cruising in one sentence
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where to Find It – “Must have” resources and apps
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Be Your Own Paparazzi – PR has changed, find out the top ways to stand out
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Eat, Drink & Cruise – A focus on culinary cruising
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Put the Person Back in Personal Selling – they’re people not apps

Wednesday - register for up to 3 seminars

Thursday, April 3

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Facebook 2014 – What You Need to Know Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Sell Your Passion – niche markets you never thought of but should
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Where to Find It – “Must have” resources and apps
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Be Your Own Paparazzi – PR has changed, find out the top ways to stand out
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eat, Drink & Cruise – A focus on culinary cruising
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM The New Face of Luxury Cruising - New luxury clients, new luxury ships
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Get Your Geek On! - Emerging and evolving social media you need to know about
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Turn Their Heads – grow your business through 1st time cruisers

Thursday – Register for up to 4 seminars

Friday, April 4

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Turn Their Heads – grow your business through 1st time cruisers
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Sell Your Passion – niche markets you never thought of but should

Friday – Register for up to 1 seminar

Institute Track Requirements

  • Required - Completing three (3), one hour CLIA Seminars - 30 Credits
  • Required - Attendance at the cruise3sixty conference - 20 Credits
  • Required - Attend both days of the cruise3sixty Trade Show
  • Required - Completion of Institute Track of Programming. 
    Attend your choice of the following educational sessions at cruise3sixty. You may choose ANY combination. A total of three (3) is required. - 50 Credits
    • CLIA’s Specialty Cruise Collection and Brand Showcase
    • Product and Destination Workshop(s)

Base Certification credits on required activities = 100 Credits

  • 3 Required CLIA 1 hour seminars = 30
  • Cruise3sixty conference credit = 20
  • IT track completion = 50
  • Total = 100

Up to 150 potential credits available with additional (optional) 5 CLIA seminars at 10 credits each.

Institute Track registration is limited to those agents who are presently enrolled (with an active CID#) and working towards ACC or MCC Certification. CLIA reserves the right to limit the number of agents enrolling in the Institute Track to manage room size and to ensure that the CLIA educational experience maintains our high standards. Go to the FAQ's or click here for more details.

Wednesday, April 2

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CLIA Seminars (2)* NEW at cruise3sixty!
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM Ship Inspection (1)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM CLIA Seminars (2)* NEW at cruise3sixty!
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CLIA / Guest Program
12:30 PM - 3:55 PM Product & Destination Workshops*
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM CLIA Seminars (2)* NEW at cruise3sixty!


POTENTIAL CLIA SEMINAR CERTIFICATION CREDIT = TWO 1-Hour for 20
* Denotes Institute Track options

Thursday, April 3

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CLIA Seminars (2)* NEW at cruise3sixty!
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CLIA Seminars (2)* NEW at cruise3sixty!
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Specialty Cruise Collection Showcase*
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Ship Inspections (1)
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Specialty Cruise Collection Showcase*
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CLIA Seminars (2)* NEW at cruise3sixty!
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM CLIA Cruise Showcase*
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM CLIA / Guest Program
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM CLIA Cruise Showcase*
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CLIA Seminars (2)* NEW at cruise3sixty!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CLIA Cruise Showcase*

POTENTIAL CLIA SEMINAR CERTIFICATION CREDIT = FOUR 1-Hour for 40
* Denotes Institute Track options

Friday, April 4

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Breakfast and General Session I
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM Ship Inspections (2)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM CLIA Seminars – (2)* NEW at cruise3sixty!
10:30 AM - 1:40 PM Product & Destination Workshops*
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM CLIA / Guest Program
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Trade Show*
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM CLIA / Guest Program
4:15 PM - 6:10 PM Product & Destination Workshops*
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM cruise3sixty Welcome Reception

POTENTIAL CLIA SEMINAR CERTIFICATION CREDIT = ONE 1-Hour for 10
* Denotes Institute Track options

Saturday, April 5

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Breakfast and General Session II
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM Ship Inspections (7)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Trade Show*
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM CLIA / Guest Program
4:15 PM - 5:05 PM Product & Destination Workshops*
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hall of Fame Dinner & Awards

* Denotes Institute Track options

Sunday, April 6

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Breakfast and General Session III
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM Ship Inspections (10)

Monday, April 7

10:30 AM - 2:00 PM Ship Inspections (5)