Hanoi Keynote Speaker
Motivational keynote speaker, entrepreneur and writer James Taylor travels the globe, from Hanoi to Singapore to provide insightful, content-rich, and humorous keynote presentations to a large variety of individuals and companies coming from a diversity of professional backgrounds. Throughout the past twenty years, Taylor travelled to Africa, Asia, the Middle East, South America, Europe and the United States in order to help his audiences marketize, monetize and maximize their creativity.
A renowned specialist in creativity, innovation, artificial intelligence, leadership and marketing, Taylor is strongly passionate about unleashing people’s creative potential and helping them cope with the multitude of changes contemporary world forces them to face. He has an MBA focused on international business, is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (other notable members of RSA include Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin) and is the recipient of the Modern ONTRApreneur and S.D. Southern awards. His previous clients include major multinational corporations such as Apple, Johnson & Johnson, Sony, Bertelsmann, and Yamaha. Besides offering advice to companies and organizations, Taylor has also engaged in 1-on-1 coaching with world-famous figures, including entrepreneurs, writers, corporate leaders, educators, and even rock-stars. He appeared in a diversity of media outlets and was the subject of a 30 minutes BBC documentary focused on his highly successful career as an entrepreneur, writer and motivational keynote speaker.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Hanoi, Vietnam has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
International Convention Centre, on Lê H?ng Phong
Vietnam National Convention Centre, on Ph?m Hùng
Lotte Hotel Hanoi, on Li?u Giai
Centre International Trade Fair Hanoi I.C.E, on Tr?n H?ng ??o
Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi, on Lý Th??ng Ki?t
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, on Ph? Ngô Quy?n
General Information about Hanoi for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With over 7.7 million inhabitants, Hanoi is the capital and second largest city of Vietnam, after Ho Chi Minh City. It has the highest Human Development Index in comparison with other cities from Vietnam and is considered the fastest growing city in the world according to increases in its GDP. Hanoi is a major centre for industrial production, trading, finance, banking, tourism, and real estate. Some important companies with headquarters in the city include the Appota Corporation, Petrolimex, Bao Viet Holdings, Petrovietnam, Vinaphone, Vietnam Airlines, MobiFone and Vinavico Group. Hanoi is also a major tourist destination, often called the ‘Paris of the East’ due to its French colonial influences. Some of its most well-known attractions include the Presidential Palace, an imposing building constructed at the beginning of the 20th century for housing the French Governer-General of Indochina, the One Pillar Pagoda, a historic Buddhist temple, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the resting place of famous revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh, the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, a five-star hotel established in 1901, and the St. Joseph’s Cathedral, a late 19th century Catholic church built in a Gothic-Revival style. Hanoi is also a well-known cultural hub, famous for museums such as the National Museum of Vietnamese History, the National Museum of Fine Art, and the Hanoi Contemporary Arts Centre.
The City as a Conference Destination
Hanoi is Vietnam’s most important destination for conferences and events. Some important annual meetings taking place there include: the Vietnam Tech Conference, an annual EdTech event organized by Saigon South International School and United Nations International School of Hanoi, featuring the latest Tech trends and international keynote speakers; the World Conference on Personality, a great event for personality psychologists from all over the world; and the International Conference on Science, Engineering & Technology (ICSET), an excellent international forum for exploring the latest developments in the fields of science, engineering and technology as well as a knowledge sharing platform for researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry.
Hanoi Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Hanoi, Vietnam, a few local restaurants to experience include: the JW Cafe (+84 24 3833 5588), a modern restaurant serving a large variety of Japanese and international seafood dishes; the Essence Restaurant (84 24 3935 2485), a great, peaceful restaurant located in one of the most busy streets of Hanoi, offering a diversity of international and Vietnamese dishes; the Downtown Cafe & Restaurant (84 24 6651 8876), an excellent restaurant where you can enjoy Asian fusion dishes and crafted beers; and the Red Bean Central Restaurant (+84 24 3938 0963), an upscale restaurant specializing in gourmet dishes and offering fantastic views of the city.
Hanoi Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Hanoi, Vietnam, including: the Hoàn Ki?m Lake, also known as H? G??m, a beautiful lake in the historical centre of Hanoi, featuring a temple on its small central island which can be reached via a wooden bridge; the Temple of Literature, one of several temples in Vietnam dedicated to Confucius and other ancient sages and scholars, and also serving as the house of the Imperial Academy, Vietnam’s first national university; the Imperial Citadel of Th?ng Long or the Hanoi Citadel, a beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site dating back to the 11th century and located in the heart of the city; and the One Pillar Pagoda, an iconic Buddhist temple in the shape of a lotus flower.