Buenos Aires Keynote Speaker
James Taylor is an international keynote speaker and a well-known entrepreneur and author who travels the world, from Buenos Aires to Singapore, in order to deliver tailored, insightful and highly visual keynote presentations to a great variety of organizations and individuals from many diverse industries. His aim is to help his audiences market, monetize and maximize their creativity. In the past 20 years, a large number of entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders, writers and even rockstars, from the United States, Europe, Asia and Middle East, benefitted from the lessons provided by Taylor.
With an MBA in international business and a fellowship at the prestigious RSA (the Royal Society of Arts, which hosted other famous personalities such as Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin), Taylor is an expert in offering guidance to individuals and companies on how to lead innovative lives and build creative businesses. His past clients include companies as diverse as Sony, Apple, Yamaha, Bertelsmann and Johnson and Johnson. During his career, he also offered one-on-one coaching to a large number of prestigious clients. As an important mentor in creativity and innovation, Taylor featured in a great variety of media outlets and was also the subject of a BBC documentary presenting his life and career as an international keynote speaker.
Past Clients Include:
CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Buenos Aires has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Centro Costa Salguero, on Rafael Obligado St.
Buenos Aires Exhibition and Convention Center (CEC), in the Recoleta Neighbourhood
Centro de Convenciones Dr. Arturo Frondizi, on Francisco Narciso de Laprida St.
Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center, on San Martin St.
Hotel Hilton Buenos Aires, on Av. Macacha Guemes
Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires, on Posadas St.
General Information about Buenos Aires for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Buenos Aires is the capital city of Argentina, located on the southeastern coast of the continent, on the western shore of Rio de la Plata’s estuary. It is a cosmopolitan, multicultural place, home to various religious and ethnic groups, and the most visited city of South America. It has a highly eclectic architecture, combing styles as diverse as Art Deco, Colonial, Art Nouveau, Neo-Gothic and French Bourbon, thus resembling in certain respects cities such as Paris or Madrid. Its most famous attractions include: Plaza de Mayo, located in the historical center of the city and home to Casa Rosada, the presidential palace, Teatro Colón, an opera house with over 2,500 seats open since 1908, and the MALBA museum, a modern site displaying a large variety of Latin American artworks. Other important museums include the National Museum of Fine Arts, Faena Arts Center, Usina del Arte and Fundación Proa. Moreover, it is also one of the most renowned cities in terms of street art. Buenos Aires is famous for its rich literary production too and has more than 700 bookstores, more bookstores per person than any other city in the world.
The City as a Conference Destination
Buenos Aires is ranked the number one conference destination in the Americas by the International Congress and Conventions Association (ICCA). Its most famous events include the Puro Diseño design fair, the most important design fair from Latin America, the Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema, an event combining film screenings with talks and presentations, La Feria del Libro, an international book fair attracting more than a million people each year as well as renowned writers (for example Paul Auster this year), and the Buenos Aires Diversa festival, an important international venue for LGBTQ activitists, including various cultural, business, and sports activities.
Buenos Aires Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, there are several local restaurants you should experience. Delicious beef dishes, traditional in the Argentinian cuisine, can be found at Besares Parrilla Urbana (+54 11 4704-0697) and Cabaña Las Lilas (+54 11 4313-1336). However, since a huge number of Italians settled in Buenos Aires in the 19th century, the city is also famous for its pizzerias, including El Fortín (+54 11 4566-8279), Cosí mi piace (+54 11 4831-7176). Another important restaurant where you can sample a great variety of contemporary Latin American food is Tegui (+54 11 4770 9500).
Buenos Aires Attractions for Convention Attendees
There is great number of touristic attractions to visit after your business conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Its central Plaza de Mayo is famous for its historical landmarks such as the Cabildo, where the city’s council was located in the colonial period, and the May Pyramid, the oldest national monument from the city. The Caminito Street is considered the most colorful one from the city and is a great place to watch local painters at work. The city’s most famous cemetery is also an important attraction, being the place where Argentina’s elite, such as former presidents, Eva Peron, as well as a granddaughter of Napoleon, are buried.