Frankfurt Keynote Speaker
An international inspirational and motivational keynote speaker, James Taylor holds a Masters in Business Administration and is a member of the prestigious organization the Royal Society of Arts (in the past, other world-famous fellows of this society included Benjamin Franklin and Nelson Mandela). Travelling all over the world, from Frankfurt to Singapore, Taylor is interested to offer assistance to a large diversity of individuals and organizations on how to unlock their potential for innovation in order to successfully function and flourish in a world where change seems to be the only constant. From the United States to Europe, Asia, and Middle East, Taylor provides lively, insightful and content-rich keynote speeches to audiences coming from various industries and backgrounds.
For more than 20 years he has helped individuals and companies maximize, market and monetize their innovativeness. He has been offering assistance to prominent individuals ranging corporate leaders and entrepreneurs to educators, writers and award-winning musicians, and to largely multi-national companies such as Bertelsmann, Sony, Apple, Yamaha or Johnson & Johnson. Taylor is the recipient of various internationally acclaimed awards, such as the S.D. Southern Award and the ONTRApreneur Award, and has featured in various offline and online media outlets. Recently, he was the subject of a 30 minutes documentary from BBC, where his life and accomplishments as a successful entrepreneur and international inspirational and motivational keynote presenter have been presented.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Frankfurt has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Congress Center Messe Frankfurt, on Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage
Kap Europa Convention Center Messe Frankfurt, on Osloer St.
Frankfurt Airport Center, on Hugo-Eckener-Ring
Taunustor Conference-Center, on Taunustor St
Frankfurt Book Fair, on Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage
Frankfurt Marriott Hotel, on Hamburger Allee
General Information about Frankfurt for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Frankfurt am Main is a metropolis and the fifth-largest city in Germany. It is an ethnically and culturally diverse city, with more than half of its population having migration backgrounds and over a quarter being foreign nationals. It is one of the few cities in Europe with a rather large number of skyscrapers, being home to 14 out of Germany’s 15 such buildings. A world city and a global center for finances, business, commerce, transportation, tourism, and culture, Frankfurt is home to the headquarters of various important national and international financial centers, including the European Central Bank, the Deutsche Bank, the Commerzbank, the German Federal Bank, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the DZ Bank, as well as a diverse array of fintech and cloud startups and other institutions. It is also an important cultural and artistic center, containing over 30 museums such as Schirn Kunsthalle, Liebieghaus, Staedel Museum, Dialog Museum, or German Film Museum. Architecturally, Frankfurt is an odd combination of modern and well-maintained old buildings, especially on the well preserved 19th century parks and streets from neighborhoods such as Bornheim, Bockenheim, Nordend or Sachsenhausen. This city is the birthplace of famous writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, whose home is currently preserved as the Goethe House Museum.
The City as a Conference Destination
Frankfurt is an important international conference and convention center, hosting each year a great variety of events. Some of the major annual fairs include the Frankfurt Motor Show, the largest motor show from the world, the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s largest book fair, as well as the Frankfurt Music Fair. Other important events include the Automechanika Frankurt, the greatest international trade fair for automotive service industry, the IT Days, where the newest hardware and software developments are presented, the Scheer Digital World Congress, another major IT event, and the Goethe Festival, celebrating the famous writer’s artistic achievements and legacy.
Frankfurt Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Frankfurt, Germany, there is a great selection of local restaurants you should experience which offer the possibility to sample dishes from a large variety of international cuisines. You can eat delicious Greek and Mediterranean seafood at Restaurant Adolon (+49 69 90502786) and Ariston (+49 69 92039950), French and Central European food at Restaurant Sevres (+49 69 75400), Mediterranean food at Restaurant Medici (+49 69 21990794), American steaks and grilled seafood at the Maindiner Restaurant (+49 69 66058025), and delicious Thai dishes at the Thai & Turf – Steakhouse (+49 69 20327525).
Frankfurt Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated touristic attractions you should visit after your business conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Frankfurt’s Old Town Center, the Römerberg, is a square containing the Justice Fountain (Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen) as well as 11 historical buildings reconstructed in 1954 from 15th-18th century architectonic plans. The city’s Museum District (Museumsufer) is another important place, featuring various museums, including the internationally renowned Museum of World Cultures, containing over 65,000 artifacts from Africa, Asia, and North and South America and considered one of the best ethnological museums from the world. The Frankfurter Dom, or the St. Bartholomew’s Cathedral is an impressive 95 meters building constructed in a Gothic style between the 13th and 15th centuries.