Casablanca Keynote Speaker
A famous global keynote speaker, James Taylor travels the world, from Casablanca to Singapore, to offer invaluable advice to business audiences from a diversity of industrial backgrounds. James holds an MBA in international business, and is currently a notable fellow of the RSA (the Royal Society of Arts), an institution boasting with past members such as Benjamin Franklin and Nelson Mandela. During his flourishing career, James spoke at major international conferences in Africa, Asia, South America, Europe, the US, and the Middle East and hosted the world’s largest online summit for expert keynote speakers. He worked with well-known multinational corporations such as Sony, Johnson & Johnson, Yamaha, Bertelsmann, and Apple, and coached a large number of the world’s most talented individuals, ranging from corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and educators to musicians and writers.
His insightful keynote presentations help his audiences unleash their creative potential, accelerate innovation, adapt to change and build creative cultures. A world-leading expert in leadership, creativity, innovation, artificial intelligence and marketing, James is strongly passionate about offering speeches that inspire, educate and entertain his global audiences. During his tailored, highly visual and humorous speeches, he teaches his audiences how the most creative individuals and organizations on the globe are adapting to change and technological disruptions. His amazing talent as an inspirational keynote speaker and entrepreneur made him a prominent figure in a diversity of media outlets, and attracted the attention of BBC, which produced a documentary about his exceptional career as a keynote speaker, entrepreneur and writer.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Casablanca, Morocco has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Agora Conference Centre, on Quartier Californie ang. av. A
EHTP’s Conference Centre, on Route D’El Jadida
Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca, on Boulevard de la Corniche
Grand Mogador City Centre, on Avenue Pasteur
Most Events, on Boulevard de la Corniche
Mövenpick Hotel Casablanca, on Ave Hassan II
General Information about Casablanca for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Situated on the western shore of the Atlantic, Casablanca is the largest city in the in country of Morocco and one of its most important financial centres. Casablanca, or ‘Casa’ as most often referred to, has an estimated urban population of 3.4 million inhabitants, which makes it one of the largest and most important cities in Africa, both demographically and economically. The city is well known for its port, one of the biggest artificial ports in North Africa and the world. Although Morocco’s national capital is Rabat, Casablanca is considered to be the country’s business and economical centre, home to many international and national companies such as Royal Air Maroc, Compagnie Marocaine de Navigation, Compagnie de Transports au Maroc (CTM), Nareva, and Sonasid. Additionally, Casablanca has a rich history and culture starting from the 10th century BC and passing through Phoenician, Roman, Portuguese and later on French rules. The old city centre, known as the Medina, has a unique charm, mixing European and Arab architecture and featuring old narrow streets, small squares, bazaars and palaces. Other places of interest in Casablanca include the great Mosquée Hassan II, one of the five biggest mosques in the world, and the beautiful Corniche promenade by the ocean.
The City as a Conference Destination
Casablanca, Morocco is an important destination for national and international conventions and conferences. Some of the most notable ones include: Conférence CJD Maroc by the Fondation AWB, an event focused on entrepreneurship, and business and financial solutions; AINAC – The Arab Innovation Network Annual Conference, an event attracting over 300 professionals from the engineering, environment, healthcare and life sciences sectors; the African Electronics, Computer and Communication Conference (AECCC), an event open to both researchers and industry professionals; Elec Expo, a four-day event dedicated to electricity, lighting, electrical engineering and industrial automation; and the Open Source Day, a convention focused on artificial intelligence and digitalization.
Casablanca Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Casablanca, Morocco, a few local restaurants to experience include: La Sqala (+212 5222-60960), a Moroccan restaurant serving fresh appetizers and local dishes in a beautiful garden setting; Le Bistrot Chic ( +212 5222-97878), a spacious modern restaurant suited for business lunches or dinner meetings; La Table du Rétro (+212 5229-40555), an excellent French restaurant; Don Camillo (+212 5223-11644), a typical Italian restaurant with many pasta and fish dishes to choose from; the Blend Gourmet Burger (+212 5224-91122), one of the best hamburger joints in town; and El Cenador (+212 5223-63603), a calm and cozy restaurant with a nice view, excellent service and great Spanish plates.
Casablanca Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Casablanca, Morocco, such as: the Hassan II Mosque, a huge, elaborate and beautifully designed mosque, built in 1993 close to the ocean, featuring an imposing, 210-metres-tall minaret; the Casablanca Cathedral, or the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, a former Roman Catholic church constructed in 1930 by the French colonists; La Corniche beach esplanade, a great place to go for a relaxing walk and enjoy the ocean breeze; and Maârif, a district in Casablanca housing a large number of excellent art galleries and fantastic shops.