Boston Keynote Speaker
International keynote speaker James Taylor is a world famous entrepreneur and author who offers assistance to companies and individuals to market, monetize and maximize their creativity. Holding an MBA degree in international business, James is currently an important fellow of RSA (the Royal Society of Arts, an organization whose previous fellows included Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin). He is an award-winning keynote speaker and an internationally renowned leader in innovation and creativity.
In the past 20 years he has been teaching to a large number of educators, corporate leaders, writers, entrepreneurs and even rockstars methods to build innovative companies and lead highly creative lives. Among his former clients, Sony, Apple, Bertelsmann, Johnson and Johnson and Yamaha are the most prominent examples. During his career he also collaborated with diverse high profile clients in 1-on-1 coaching. He was featured in various media outlets and was the subject of a 30 minutes BBC documentary focused on his life and professional accomplishments as an international keynote speaker.
He travels the world incessantly, from Boston to Singapore, to give content-rich and highly visual keynote presentations in order to inspire, educate, and entertain individuals and companies from a large number of backgrounds and industries. Throughout his career, he taught audiences from the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia ways of building creative cultures, of coping with change and of increasing the speed of innovation.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Boston has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Conference Center at Waltham Woods, on Winter St.
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC), on Summer St.
The Connors Center – Boston College, on Glen St.
Seaport World Trade Center, on Seaport Boulevard
John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse on Old Northern Avenue
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, on Avenue Louis Pasteur
General Information about Boston for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals:
Boston is the capital and the most populated city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Founded in 1630 by British Puritan settlers on the Shawmut Peninsula, it is one of the oldest cities in the US. Due to the large number of universities and colleges from the Boston area (more than 52), the city is considered an international center of higher education. Among its most famous universities are Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Northeastern University, Tufts University, and Brandeis University, all famous for their medicine, engineering, law and business faculties. Boston is also considered a world leading city in entrepreneurship and innovation and a notable center of venture capital investments, being home to almost 2,000 start-ups and many high-tech companies, such as Wayfair, Athenahealth, Trip Advisor, or Sapient. The arts, sciences, and history are also strongly represented in the city in various museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Isabella Stewart Garden Museum, the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Harvard Collection of Historic Scientific Instruments, or the Museum of African American History. The oldest public park in the United States, Boston Common, is located here near Beacon Hill and the Financial District.
The City as a Conference Destination
Boston, Massachusetts hosts a large number of conventions and conferences each year, focused on themes including healthcare, sales, and marketing. In 2018 Boston will be home to two major healthcare conferences, the Health Experience Design Conference and the Annual Thought Leadership on Access Symposium (ATLAS), where important aspects related to patient access, care and experience are debated by major national and international health authorities. The Digital Summit Boston is an important venue for discussing the latest advances in digital marketing and HYPERGROWTH is one of the world’s fastest growing marketing and sales conferences.
Boston Food Options for Conference Delegates
While attending a business conference in Boston, Massachusetts, a few local restaurants to experience include: Pammy’s Central Square (+1-617-945-1761), a neighborhood restaurant serving special-occasion dishes and voted the restaurant of the year by Boston Globe, the Bootleg Special (+1-617-451-1800), one of the best places serving sea food in Boston, Cultivar (+1-617-979-8203), with its fantastic selection of New American cuisine, the Blossom Bar (+1 617-734-1870), with its delicious Szechuan cuisine, the Tiki Rock (+1-617-670-2222), featuring a rare combination of tiki drinks and great food, or Juliet (+1-617-718-0958), called by its visitor a restaurant and café with a social conscience.
Boston Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions which you can visit after your business conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Some of the most famous ones include: Boston Commons, the oldest city park from the United States, founded in 1634, and being the starting point of the Freedom Trail, a route through Boston passing through 16 points representing key moments in US history; the Faneuil Hall Marketplaces, a historical market built at the beginning of the 19th century; the Old State House Museum, another significant highlight of the Freedom Trail; or the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, a Venetian-style palace housing masterpieces by Rembrandt, Titian, Raphael and Matisse.