Chennai Keynote Speaker
James Taylor is an internationally-acclaimed expert in creativity, artificial intelligence, innovation, marketing and leadership, providing tailored, content-rich and highly visual keynote speeches to a diversity of audiences from the United States, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Travelling the world from Chennai to Singapore, James gives advice to individuals and companies on how to increase their creativity in order to successfully deal with the changes they are forced to face by our contemporary world.
With a prestigious MBA in international business and a fellowship at the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), an organization with Benjamin Franklin and Nelson Mandela as previous notable members, James is a famous keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and author. During his twenty year long career, he collaborated with a range of renowned corporations, including Sony, Apple, Bertelsmann, Yamaha, and Johnson & Johnson, in order to help them market, maximize, and monetize their creativity. He also engaged in one-on-one coaching with many corporate leaders, educators, writers, musicians and entrepreneurs. World-famous for his educational and entertaining lectures, James is a prominent figure in a large number of media outlets. He is the recipient of the Modern ONTRApreneur Award and the S.D. Southern Award and was the subject of a BBC documentary about his accomplishments as a keynote speaker.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Chennai, India has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Trust Conference Hall, on College Rd, Subba Road Avenue
Conference Hall, on Poonthottam Colony
Half an Ours, on Habibullah Road
Arkay Convention Centre, on Royapettah High Road
Kavikko Convention Centre, on Colony Second Main Road
Sabari Convention Centre, on Thirumalai Pillai Rd.
General Information about Chennai for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Chennai is located on the Coromandel Coast near the Bay of Bengal and is the capital of the Indian state Tamil Nadu. With a population of over seven million, Chennai is the sixth most populous city in India. It was voted the safest city in India and ‘India’s health capital,’ attracting between 30 and 40 percent of health tourists visiting India. Chennai is the most important economic, commercial, financial, educational and cultural centre in the south of India, and has particular strengths in the automobile industry and film industry. It hosts the Madras Stock Exchange, the third largest stock exchange from India, after the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India, as well as a large number of prominent companies and banks, including Royal Enfield, Nissan Motors, Ford Komatsu Limited, the Integral Coach Factory, the World Bank, the Bank of America, ING Group, Citibank, Samsung, Nokia Siemens, Dell and Lenovo. It attracts annually millions of tourists, particularly due to its amazing beaches, wildlife parks and zoos, such as Elliot Beach, Marina Beach, the Guindy National Park, the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and the Arignar Anna Zoological Park. Chennai is also famous for its excellent museums, including the National Art Gallery and the Government Museum.
The City as a Conference Destination
Chennai, India, is a major centre for international conferences and conventions, including: the International Engineering Sourcing Show (IESS), one of the biggest events focused on the promotion of trade and investments in the engineering sector in India; the Smart Manufacturing Summit, India’s largest event about the manufacturing industry, bringing together over 200 delegates from the manufacturing sector; the ISA Global Immigration Seminar, Chennai, offering technical evaluations for those looking to migrate to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark and other countries; and the Queensland on Tour India, aiming to provide to participating operators the opportunity to improve their expertise in areas such as the Indian tourism industry, product management, wholesale and travel trade.
Chennai Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Chennai, India, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Annalakshmi Restaurant (+91 44 2852 5109), a renowned vegetarian restaurant offering northern and southern Indian and Jain cuisine; the Flying Elephant (+91 89398 71109), a hotel restaurant on several floors serving a wide variety of dishes across Italian, continental, Indian and other cuisines; the Dakshin – Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park (+91 44 2499 4101), a temple-style locale offering authentic southern Indian dishes and local live music; and the Barbeque Nation – Chennai (+91 44 6480 6060), a restaurant with a very tasty menu of exotic grilled meals.
Chennai Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions to visit after your business conference in Chennai, India, including: the Kapaleeshwarar Temple, a colorful Dravidian-style temple established in the 7th century and later reconstructed on the ancient ruins, and dedicated to lord Shiva; the Government Museum, Chennai, also known as Madras Museum, a museum of human history and culture located in the neighbourhood of Egmore (the second oldest museum in India after the Indian Museum in Kolkata); and the Fort St. George, the first English fortress in India built during the 17th century in a Western architectural style and featuring a beautiful, perfectly conserved white facade .