2019 Directors Cruise
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*For Board Directors & Supervisory Committees.

8/15/2019 to 8/19/2019
When: Sailing August 15-19, 2019
Where: Port of Charleston | Union Pier Terminal
32 Washington Street
Charleston, South Carolina  29401
United States
Contact: Barbara Lehew & Brittani Champlin
800-822-8859, ext. 419 or 141

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*For Credit Union Boards and Supervisory Committees


Why a cruise? Because learning can happen anywhere.

Come sail with us to the Bahamas August 15-19, 2019 for the first-ever 2019 Directors Cruise. Aboard the Carnival Sunshine is where you'll enjoy ocean sights, sounds and educational content designed for members of credit union boards and supervisory committees. This conference is now open to credit union professionals nationwide as of March 1st.

Carnival Sunshine Starfish in Nassau Balcony Stateroom

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Traveling Details:

Ship Name: Carnival Sunshine
Sailing Dates: August 15-19, 2019
Depart from: Port of Charleston, SC
Sailing to: Nassau, Bahamas
Passport Required


Download the FAQ Handout for additional details on passport requirements, registration process, and general conference information.



Please REGISTER EARLY for the best rates! Note: all rooms are priced for double occupancy (ex. one interior stateroom for two people is $875 per person for a total of $1750; or one person for $1750)

Rates before April 10, 2019:

  • Interior Staterooms: $875 per person
  • Oceanview Staterooms: $945 per person
  • Balcony Staterooms: $1,060 per person

*Pricing includes meals, port and federal taxes, gratuities, as well as, all credit union educational programming.

*Staterooms can accommodate up to 4 guests. If you will have 5 or more travelers, including yourself, please contact development@carolinasleague.org.

Rates after April 10, 2019: All rooms increase by $100 per person and cabin availability becomes very limited


How to Register:

Registration is a two-step process

Step 1
 Register on the League's website here. Please ensure all information pertains to the individual attending. Be sure to enter legal name, address, etc. as it appears on passport. Contact information including email address and phone should be for the attendee rather than a third party. If you are a third party registering on someone's behalf, be sure to provide THEIR information. You may list your contact info as a backup.

Step 2 We will provide you a booking ID approximately 4 weeks prior to departure to complete your online check-in on Carnival's website. Once check-in is complete, you may also pre-book any additional cruise amenities such as shore excursions, spa appointments, specialty dining, etc. Passport information is required for online check-in on Carnival's website. Passport must be valid for at least 6 months after scheduled return date. 


Itinerary (subject to change):
12:00 p.m. Registration & Check In
4:00 p.m. Depart from Port of Charleston
7:15-8:00 a.m. Sunrise Special Session - CECL for Supervisory Committee
8:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Educational Sessions

Examiner Issues for Supervisory Committee
Credit Union Hot Topics
Board Governance
Duties & Responsibilities for the CU Director
The Board Calibration Process: Alignment for Higher Performance
How to Communicate with Everyone Who Isn't You
Open Dialogue

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Nassau, Bahamas
7:00-7:45 a.m. Sunrise Special Session -CECL for Board of Directors
8:00-11:00 a.m.

Educational Sessions

Best Practices of the Modern Credit Union Board
Board/CEO Relationships
Succession Planning

8:00 a.m. Return to Port of Charleston

Download the full agenda.

About the Ship

View this PDF to learn more about the Carnival Sunshine or take the virtual tour here!


Cancellation Policy

Due to the unique nature of this event, all reservations will be subject to the following cancellation policy:

Between the date of booking and March 30, 2019 - $375 per reservation cancellation fee.
Between March 31 and April 30, 2019 – 50% of the total stateroom cost cancellation fee.
Between May 1 and May 31, 2019 - 75% of total stateroom cost cancellation fee.
On or after June 1, 2019 - no refunds will be issued.
Substitutions are welcome, however, any name changes after June 17, 2019 are subject to a $52 fee per Carnival Cruise lines.

Please Note:
Cancellation dates are based on Eastern Time.
Cancellations must be submitted via email to development@carolinasleague.org.
No refunds will be made in the event of interruption or cancellation by any passenger after the commencement of the cruise. No refunds will be given for no-shows.
Any adjustment to the above policy is at the sole discretion of CCUL.
Cancellation fees for airline tickets and/or other reservations made by attendees are subject to the cancellation policy of the specific airline/supplier.

For details on CCUL’s Cancellation & Refund Policies, click here.

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Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27603

800-822-8859 Phone
919-573-0474 Fax


508 Hampton Street
Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201

800-822-8859 Phone
803-732-4268 Fax

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