Belgrade Keynote Speaker
With an inspiring style, international keynote speaker James Taylor travels the world, from Belgrade to Singapore, to provide deeply insightful and powerful messages to a variety of business audiences from different industries. His lively presentations will help you and your teams unlock your creativity, accelerate innovation, construct creative cultures and learn how to quickly and efficiently adapt to change. As a global keynote speaker and world-leading expert in creativity, innovation, artificial intelligence, marketing and leadership, James is strongly passionate to deliver stage experiences which educate, inspire and entertain his audiences.
During his tailored, highly visual and humorous presentations, he takes his audiences on journeys to discover the backstage secrets of how some of the most creative individuals and organizations from the world are adapting to changes and technological disruptions. With a mission to unleash the creative potential in individuals and teams, James has presented at international conferences in the US, Asia, South America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Moreover, he hosted the world’s largest online summit for expert keynote speakers. His past clients include Apple, Bertelsmann, Yamaha, Sony, and Johnson & Johnson, and BBC produced a documentary about his life and accomplishments. James has an MBA in international business and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an organization whose past members include Benjamin Franklin and Nelson Mandela.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Belgrade, Serbia has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Belgrade Fair, on Bulevar vojvode Miši?a
Bloom Meeting House, on Tolstojeva
Hotel Slavija Garni, on Svetog Save
Lux Events Centre, on Zrenjaninski Put
Sava Centar, on Milentija Popovic?a
Zira Hotel, on Ruzveltova
General Information about Belgrade for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers. It is the largest city in the country, with a population of around 1.23 million inhabitants. Administratively, the city has its own autonomous authority within Serbia and is divided into 17 local municipalities. As the capital city, Belgrade is home to all Serbian state authorities including the executive, legislative and judiciary bodies. The headquarters of almost all national political parties and foreign diplomatic missions are also located in the city. Belgrade is the financial, economic and commercial centre of Serbia. Its business district, known as the New Belgrade, is the biggest in the country, with companies such as Nordeus, ComTrade Group, MicroE, and Endava headquartered there. Belgrade has a rich cultural life, hosting many international annual events such as the Belgrade Film Festival, Summer Festival, Book Fair and Beer Fest. Belgrade is also known for its vibrant nightlife, with its numerous clubs and bars remaining open until dawn. Places of cultural interest in the city include the National Museum, with over 5,600 paintings by famous world painters (including works of Renoir, Monet, Picasso, Tiepolo, Rubens etc.), the medieval Belgrade Fortress, and the National Theatre.
The City as a Conference Destination
Belgrade, Serbia, is a major centre for international conferences and conventions. Some of the most notable ones include: the eLearning Conference, an annual international forum for researches, developers and educators where topics such as technology, innovation and design practices are discussed; Voxxed Days Belgrade, another technology-oriented conference organized by the Serbian tech-loving community Heapspace; the annual Marketing Summit Belgrade, which brings together marketing specialists from all around Europe; the Creators Conference Belgrade, an event focused on authorial rights, freedom of expression and digital futures; and the Corporate Innovation Conference, a central annual event and meeting point for professionals interested in the subject of corporate innovation in Serbia.
Belgrade Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Belgrade, Serbia, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Manufaktura Restaurant Belgrade (+381 11 2180044), serving traditional Balkan dishes in a cozy atmosphere; the Mala Gostionica (+381 63 333825) offering a variety of genuine local plates in a typical Serbian traditional setting; Marukoshi – Belgrade (+381 64 4794715), a Japanese restaurant specializing in sushi and many other warm Japanese dishes; the Comunale Caffe e Cucina (+381 11 3037337), an extraordinary Italian restaurant serving pizzas, seafood and meat dishes in a modern setting; and Radost Fina Kuhinjica (+381 61 6044445), a vegetarian restaurant offering a diversity of healthy and delicious dishes.
Belgrade Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Belgrade, Serbia, such as: the Belgrade Fortress, the city’s historical old citadel, dating back to the 5th century BCE and offering a trip through time and fantastic panoramic views over the rivers Sava and Danube; the Church of Saint Sava, an imposing 20th century Byzantine-style religious site and one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world; and the National Museum of Serbia, a museum housing a big collection of paintings form well-known artists from different historical periods (including Picasso, Titian and Monet), many ancient artifacts and other interesting historical objects.