Amman Keynote Speaker
Global keynote speaker, author and entrepreneur James Taylor travels all over the world, from Amman to Singapore, to offer tailored, content-rich, educational and humorous keynote speeches to a large diversity of audiences coming from various professional backgrounds and industries. A world-leading specialist in innovation, creativity, artificial intelligence, marketing, and leadership, Taylor is strongly passionate about assisting both companies and individuals unlock their creative capacities, increase the pace of innovation and cope with an ever-changing world. He holds an MBA in international business and is a fellow of the prestigious Royal Institute for Arts (RSA), a famous organization whose prior members include Benjamin Franklin and Nelson Mandela.
Over the past twenty years, he travelled through Europe, South America, Asia, Africa, Middle East and the United States to provide advice and coaching to various corporations and individuals. The most famous multinational companies he worked with include Apple, Sony, Johnson & Johnson, Yamaha, and Bertelsmann. Moreover, he also provided one-on-one coaching to important figures such as corporate leaders, educators, writers, entrepreneurs, and even rock-stars. He is the winner of the prestigious Modern ONTRApreneur and S.D. Southern Prizes and is a major figure in a diversity of media outlets. Recently, BBC produced a documentary about his life and professional activity as a motivational keynote speaker.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Amman, Jordan has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Four Seasons Hotel Amman, on 5th Circle, Al-Kindi St.
Hisham Hotel Amman, on Abu Firas Al Hamadani St.
King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre Managed by Hilton, on Dead Sea Road, Sweimeh
Landmark Amman Hotel and Conference Center, on Al Shareef Hussein St.
Petra for Conferences Co, on Al Tabaa Centre
Zara Expo & Auditorium, on Astra Plaza, Al Hussein Bin Ali St.
General Information about Amman for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With a population of over four million, Amman is the capital and the largest city of Jordan. Located in the northeastern side of the country, it is Jordan’s most important economic, financial, political, touristic and cultural centre. Several major national and international banks and financial institutions, such as the Amman Stock Exchange, the Arab Bank, Citibank, Société Générale and Standard Chartered, are headquartered here, together with other large corporations, including Hikma Pharmaceuticals, Rubicon Group Holding and Maktoob. Amman is also a major tourist destination, attracting annually two million visitors. Some of its most notable landmarks include: the Jabal al-Qal’a (also known as the Citadel), featuring a 5-6th century Byzantine church, the Umayad Palace, the Temple of Hercules and the National Archaeological Museum; a Nymphaeum dating back to the Roman era, as well as a well-known Roman Theatre, currently housing also a folklore museum and a popular culture museum; several picturesque mosques such as the King Abdullah I Mosque and the Grand Husseini Mosque; and many fantastic museums including the Jordan Gallery of Fine Arts, the Jordan Museum, the Jordan Archaeological Museum, the Royal Automobile Museum and the Jordan Folklore Museum. These extraordinary attractions make Amman the fourth most visited city from the Arab world.
The City as a Conference Destination
Amman, Jordan, is a major centre for international conferences and conventions, including: International Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology (ICSET), one of the largest conference in Jordan about technological innovations; the Jordan Conference on Applied Electrical Engineering and Computing Technologies, another important conference focused on developments in information technology and engineering; the International Conference on Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences (ICMPH), a notable healthcare conference; the Annual Conference on Quality and Accreditation in Education, a meeting point for national and international experts in the field of education; and the Mobile Innovation Summit, a major convention about digital marketing and mobile technologies.
Amman Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Amman, Jordan, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Levant Restaurant (+962 7 9660 9000), one of the best restaurants where you can try traditional local cuisine; Fakhreldin (+962 6 465 2399), serving a large variety of Lebanese dishes; La Maison Verte Restaurant (+962 6 568 5746), an excellent French restaurant; Spago (+962 7 9554 3777) and Gusto (+962 6 520 8888), two amazing Italian restaurants; Benihana (+962 6 569 6511), a Japanese restaurant famous for its grilled dishes; Yoshi (+962 6 464 0903), offering a diversity of Asian dishes; and Rosa Damascena (+962 6 461 0010), a renowned Syrian restaurant.
Amman Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Amman, Jordan, including: Mount Nebo, an iconic mountain peak offering extraordinary views of the Dead Sea, the Jordan Valley, and the hills of Jerusalem; the Roman Theatre, a restored hillside featuring two excellent museums and housing various cultural events; the Amman Citadel, a well-known archaeological site with ruins dating back to the Neolithic period; and the Jordan Museum, a vast museum built in 2014 and housing important artifacts related to Jordan’s cultural heritage, from the Stone Age to our contemporary era.