Guangzhou Keynote Speaker
James Taylor has an MBA in international business and is the winner of the Modern ONTRApreneur and S.D. Southern Awards. An internationally-recognized expert in creativity, innovation, artificial intelligence, marketing and leadership, Taylor travels all over the world, from Guangzhou to Singapore, to offer insightful keynote speeches to a large number of audiences from various industries.
In the last 20 years, he provided advice to individuals and institutions in the United States, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, teaching them how to increase and market their creativity and productivity and successfully cope with change. He collaborated with famous corporations such as Apple, Johnson & Johnson, Bertelsmann, Yamaha and Sony, and also engaged in one-on-one coaching to world-leading personalities such as musicians, writers, entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and educators. Currently a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an organization boasting with prior fellows such as Benjamin Franklin or Nelson Mandela, Taylor is strongly passionate in helping his audiences maximize, market and monetize their creativity. His lively, content-rich, highly-visual and entertaining keynote presentations made him a visible figure in numerous media outlets. He is also the subject of a BBC documentary focused on his life and exceptional accomplishments as an entrepreneur, writer and international keynote speaker.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Guangzhou, China has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Baiyun International Convention Centre, on Baiyun S Avenue
Crowne Plaza Guangzhou City Centre, Huanshi E Rd.
Langham Place, on Xingang E Rd.
Shangri-La Hotel, on Huizhan E Rd.
Sheraton Guangzhou Hotel, on Tianhe Centre
The Canton Fair Complex, on Zhanchang W Rd.
General Information about Guangzhou for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With over 12 million inhabitants, Guangzhou (also known as Canton) is the capital and largest city of the Guangdong province, and the third largest city in China, after Beijing and Shanghai. It was founded in 214 BCE and played a crucial role during history in trading, cultural exchanges and various reforms and even revolutions. Currently, it is rated as an Alpha Global city and is an important hub for commerce, international trading, manufacturing and science. Guangzhou is world-famous for its Cantonese cuisine, one of the eight cultural traditions from China, for its beer production, particularly the Zhujiang beer, one of the most widely sold brands in the country, and for its manufacturing of handicrafts such as jade, wood and ivory sculptures, porcelain objects and embroideries. Some of the most important of the city’s industries are automobile assembly (with the headquarters of the famous multinational corporation Peugeot located here) and biotechnology (represented by renowned companies such as Alchemy Biotechnology Co. and the Guangzhou Bioseal Biotech). Guanzhou is also a major tourist destination, well-known for landmarks such as the Canton Tower, the Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, the Chimelong Safari Park, and for various amazing museums including the Guangdong Museum, the Museum of the Mausoleaum of the Nanyue King and the Zhujiang-InBev International Beer Museum.
The City as a Conference Destination
Guangzhou, China, is a major centre for international conferences and conventions, including: the Canton Fair, the most important import and export fair from the country; the Canton Tower Science and Technology Conference, an event focused on innovations in information technologies and artificial intelligence; the China Marketing International Conference, one of the largest marketing conferences from China; the IB China Education Forum and the China Education Expo, two major conventions focused on developments in education; the Fortune Global Tech Forum, bringing together a large number of national and international experts in technology; and the iBlockchain Summit, an event focused on recent advances in cryptocurrencies.
Guangzhou Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Guangzhou, China, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Guangzhou Restaurant (+86 20 8138 0388) and Bingsheng Taste (+86 20 8751 8682), two of the best restaurants where you can try traditional Chinese cuisine; Tiger Prawn (+86 20 8338 1931), an excellent Vietnamese restaurant; Ashoka (+86 20 8349 0036), serving a large variety of Indian dishes; Bosphorus (+86 20 8356 3578), a well-known Turkish restaurant; and Prego (+86 20 2826 6968), an upscale Italian restaurant located on the 40th floor of the Westin hotel and offering panoramic views of the city.
Guangzhou Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Guangzhou, China, such as: the Canton Tower, an impressive, 604 metres high skyscraper constructed in 2010 and offering breathtaking views of the city from its rooftop observation rate; the Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, an ancient Buddhist temple complex built in 537 CE and featuring a large number of amazing relics; and the Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King, a royal mausoleum museum, home to the tomb and relics of Zhao Mei, a king from the Han dynasty.