Dundee Keynote Speaker
A renowned international keynote speaker, James Taylor travels all over the world, from Dundee to Singapore, to provide invaluable advice to business audiences from a large variety of industrial backgrounds. Having an MBA in international business, James is currently a notable fellow of the RSA, an organization whose previous members include Benjamin Franklin and Nelson Mandela. During his career, James has spoken at major global conferences in Africa, Asia, South America, Europe, the US, and the Middle East and hosted the world’s largest online summit for professional keynote speakers. He worked with important multinational corporations such as Sony, Johnson & Johnson, Yamaha, Bertelsmann, and Apple, and coached many of the world’s most talented individuals, ranging from corporate leaders and entrepreneurs to musicians, writers and teachers.
His insightful keynote presentations help his international audiences unlock their creative potential, accelerate their innovative practices, adapt to an ever changing world and build creative cultures. An expert in leadership, creativity, innovation, artificial intelligence and marketing, James is highly passionate about providing keynotes that inspire, educate and entertain his audiences. During his tailored, highly visual and educational speeches, he describes to his audiences how the world’s most creative individuals and organizations are quickly adapting to change and technological disruptions. His extraordinary talent as a motivational keynote speaker and entrepreneur made him a prominent figure in a large variety of media outlets, and attracted the attention of BBC, which produced a documentary about his exceptional career.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Dundee, Scotland has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
West Park Conferencing and Events, on Perth Rd.
F8 Venues, on Whitehall St.
Best Western Queens Hotel, on Nethergate
The Quay, on Camperdown St.
The Vine Meeting Room & Function Suite, on Magdalen Yard Rd.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dundee, on Kingsway W
General Information about Dundee for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Located on the north bank on the Firth of Tay, Dundee is the fourth largest city in Scotland, with a population of almost 150,000. It is a major centre for biomedical, technological and digital-entertainment industries, as well as UK’s first city to be designated by UNESCO a ‘City of Design.’ Some of the most important companies headquartered in Dundee include Alliance Trust, an investment and financial services company, 4J Studios Limited, a computer games developer, William Low, a chain of supermarkets, and Robert Fleming & Co., an asset manager and merchant bank. Dundee is also an important tourist centre, famous for landmarks such as the St. Mary Tower, the city’s oldest building (15th century), St. Paul’s Cathedral, a 19th century cathedral constructed in a Gothic-revival style, and several castles including the Mains Castle, the Dudhope Castle, the Broughty Castle and the Claypotts Castle. Dundee is home to two universities, the University of Dundee, world-famous for its medical and law departments, and the Abertay University, renowned for its strengths in computer science. Some of the most important cultural institutions located here include the McManus Galleries, an excellent fine and decorative arts museum, the Dundee City Archives, holding the official records of the city, and the Victoria & Albert Museum, Scotland’s first design museum.
The City as a Conference Destination
Dundee is an important centre for international conferences and conventions. Some of the most notable ones include: Game-On, one of the largest events focused on computer games technology from Scotland; the BioDundee International Conference and Exhibition, an important forum for researchers and leaders in life sciences and healthcare; the Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association Annual Conference, a meeting point for experts in renewable energy; the Community Learning and Development Conference, a convention dedicated to staff and managers from all sectors of community learning and development; and the International Network Conference, where leading figures from industry and academia meet to present and discuss the latest developments in networking technologies.
Dundee Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Dundee, Scotland, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Castlehill Restaurant (+44 1382 220008), an upscale restaurant with inventive and sophisticated modern dishes; the Collinsons Restaurant (+44 1382 776000), one of the best places to experience local Scottish cuisine; Rancho Pancho (+44 1382 229070), a lively restaurant specializing in classic Mexican dishes; Piccolo (+44 1382 201419) and Don Michele (+44 1382 660600), two amazing Italian restaurants; Oshibori (+44 1382 690370), serving a large variety of traditional and modern Japanese dishes; and The Ship Inn and Waterfront Restaurant (+44 1382 779176), a nautical restaurant and bar offering breathtaking sea views.
Dundee Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are many highly rated tourist attractions you can visit after your business conference in Dundee, Scotland, including: the Broughty Castle, a historic castle located on the banks of the Tay River built in the 15th century and currently housing a large variety of historical and geographical exhibits; the McManus Galleries, an excellent museum showcasing Scottish art and cultural exhibits from the 19th and 20th centuries; the Camperdown Country Park, a public park with animal enclosures, a conservation zone, a picnic area and a café; and the Tay Rail Bridge, a two miles long bridge over the Firth of Tay, constructed in the 1880s.