Baltimore Keynote Speaker
James Taylor is a motivational keynote speaker who travels all over the world, from Baltimore to Singapore, to provide insightful messages to a large number of audiences from a diversity of industries and backgrounds. His lively and insightful keynote presentations will help you unleash your creative potential, increase the speed of innovation, adapt to an ever-changing world, and build creative cultures.
An international keynote speaker specializing in creativity, innovation, leadership, marketing and artificial intelligence, James is highly passionate about offering stage experiences which educate, inspire and entertain his audiences. During his tailored, visual and humorous speeches, he takes his audiences on journeys of discovery, teaching them the backstage secrets of how the most creative and innovative individuals and companies from the world are learning to quickly adapt to changes and technological disruption. Throughout his career, James has given speeches at international conferences in the USA, South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Africa and he hosted the largest online summit for professional keynote speakers from the globe. He collaborated with multinational companies such as Sony, Apple, Yamaha, Bertelsmann, and Johnson & Johnson, and also provided one-on-one coaching to talented individuals from various professional backgrounds. He holds an MBA in international business and is a fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Arts, an institution with previous fellows such as Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin. Moreover, BBC produced a half an hour documentary about his career as an author, entrepreneur and motivational keynote speaker.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Baltimore, Maryland has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Mt. Washington Conference Center, on Smith Ave.
The Baltimore Convention Center, on Pratt St.
Davinci Meeting Rooms, on Lombard St.
Harbor Tower Events, on International Drive
Best Western Plus Hotel & Conference Center, on O’Donnell St.
Otakon Matsuri, on Light St.
General Information about Baltimore for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With a population of over 610,000, Baltimore is the largest city in the state of Maryland and the 30th most populated city in the United States. It was founded in 1729 and is currently the second largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic states. Initially a major centre for manufacturing, heavy industry and rail industry, Baltimore is nowadays increasingly more oriented towards the service and high-tech sectors. Some of the largest companies based here include Cordish Company, Legg Mason, McCormick & Company, Royal Farms, T. Rowe Price, Under Armour and the BRT Laboratories. The city is also a major hub for education and healthcare, hosting world-leading institutions such as the Johns Hopkins University and the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Moreover, Baltimore is an important tourist destinations, attracting annually over 20 million visitors. Some of its most famous landmarks include the Inner Harbour, the Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Fort McHenry, and the Fells Point and Mount Vernon neighborhoods. The city is also home to a large number of excellent museums such as the Walters Art Museum, showcasing some of the best modern American art, the Baltimore Museum of Industry, offering invaluable information about different types of industry and manufacturing from the early 20th century, and the B&O Railroad Museum, exhibiting historical railroad equipment.
The City as a Conference Destination
Baltimore, Maryland, is a major centre for international conferences and conventions. Some of the most notable ones include: the IES Baltimore Technology Conference, an important event about the latest trends in technology; the CyberMaryland Conference, a meeting point for national and international experts in cyber-technology; the Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit Baltimore, one of the largest conventions focused on marketing from the country; the Baltimore-DC Healthcare Innovation Forum, a conference addressing current innovations in healthcare systems; the Healthcare IT & Analytics Summit, another important healthcare event; the International Conference on Higher Education Reform, a major convention bringing together academics and policy makers aiming to discuss possibilities of reform in higher education.
Baltimore Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Baltimore, Maryland, a few local restaurants to experience include: Charleston (+1 410-332-7373), a stylish restaurant specializing in New American cuisine; the Capital Grille (+1 443-703-4064), another excellent American restaurant; the Thames Street Oyster House (+1 443-449-7726) and the Rusty Scupper Restaurant & Bar (+1 410-727-3678), two of the best seafood restaurants in the city; the Magdalena Restaurant (+1 410-514-0303), an upscale restaurant offering a large variety of French-inspired dishes; Cinghiale (+1 410-547-8282), a lively Italian restaurant; the Helmand (+1 410-752-0311), a restaurant specializing in Afghani dishes; and La Cuchara (+1 443-708-3838), a fantastic Basque restaurant.
Baltimore Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Baltimore, Maryland, such as: the Inner Harbour, one of Baltimore’s most renowned districts, housing the Maryland Science Centre, the National Aquarium, and the Top of the World Observation Level; the National Aquarium, a non-profit aquarium open since 1981 and featuring marine life exhibits, a walk-through rainforest, dolphin shows and a shark tank; Fells Point, a well-known neighborhood famous for its pubs and taverns with live music, seafood restaurants, art galleries, stylish shops, record stores and a maritime museum; and the Oriole Park at Camden Yards, a major league baseball ballpark.