Keynote Speaker In HOUSTON, TEXAS

“Creativity Keynote Speaker James Taylor is more than a great keynote speaker. He’s a great partner who truly cares about your business, your goals and your audience.”

-Jessie States, Head of Meeting Innovation, Meeting Professionals International

Keynote Speaker In Houston

James Taylor is an international keynote speaker providing tailored and content-rich keynotes to educate, inspire, and entertain a variety of audiences. James owns an MBA in international business, and has been an RSA fellow (famous past fellows include Benjamin Franklin and Nelson Mandela). With a great passion for providing educational, as well as highly entertaining experiences on stage, James aims to inspire and challenge both large and small audiences. He is recognized worldwide as an expert in creativity, innovation, marketing, and leadership, and has traveled all over the world, from Houston to Singapore, offering lively keynote speeches to international business audiences from various industries. Through tailored, humorous, and highly visual presentations, he aims to help his listeners expand their creative capacities for building innovative cultures and adapting to the various changes and technological disruptions they face every day in our contemporary world. He has delivered important keynotes in the United States, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, and hosted one the largest online summits for professional speakers. His top clients include Apple, Cisco, Intuit, IBM, Yamaha, Johnson & Johnson, and Sony. Recently, he was featured on BBC in a documentary about his life and work as a highly insightful global keynote speaker.

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“James Taylor was a fantastic keynote speaker. His presentation was an insightful and entertaining closing keynote for the event audience. James also hosted a small group presentation for the G3 Company Sales Meeting earlier in the year that was also great. If you are looking for a speaker to inspire your employees to “reclaim their creativity” look no further than James Taylor.”

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James Taylor’s mission in life is to unlock the creative potential in people and teams.

Keynote Speaker In Houston,  James Taylor M.B.A. F.R.S.A. – who started his career managing high profile rock stars – is now an in-demand keynote speaker and internationally recognized leader in business creativity and innovation.

For over 20 years, he has been advising CEOs, entrepreneurs, educators, governments, and leaders from Silicon Valley to Singapore on how to build innovative organizations, unlock creative potential, and increase productivity.

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Houston, Texas has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:

Imagen Venues, on Eastex Fwy
White Oak Conference Center, on Antoine Dr Building A
Sam Houston Ballroom and Conference Center, on W Sam Houston Pkwy S
Spring Branch Meeting Rooms, on Gessner Rd.
Bayou City Event Center, on Knight Rd.
Citadel Houston, on Kirby Dr.


General Information about Houstomn for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals:

Houston is a large metropolis in Southeast Texas, located near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. It is the most populous city in Texas, and the 4th largest city in the US. With a population of over 2.3 million, it is the southeast anchor of the greater mega-region known as the Texas Triangle. Houston was founded in 1836 by land investors and was named after the former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had won Texas’s independence from Mexico. During the 20th century, the city has experienced a rapid industrial and economic growth, with major developments in the railroad, maritime, and oil industries. Houston is home to the world’s largest concentration of healthcare and research institutions – the Texas Medical Center – and to NASA’s Johnson Space Center. After New York City, Houston has the second-most Fortune 500 headquarters of any US municipality within its city limits and is a major medical, research, and cultural center. With a population coming from various ethnic and religious backgrounds, Houston is the most diverse metropolitan area in Texas, and has often been described as the most racially and ethnically diverse major city in the United States. It has a rich cultural life, being world-famous for its Museum District – home to 19 museums, galleries, and recreational spaces – and its Theater District, which offers year-round residencies in all types of performing arts.

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The City as a Conference Destination:

As a leading global city in research, medicine, and culture, Houston hosts many annual events, including conferences and shows such as the International Entrepreneur Symposium, a demonstration of finance strategies for entrepreneurs with tips on increasing capital capacity, or the Houston IIA Annual Conference, an energizing event on sharing and learning, held at the NRG Center. Other conventions focus on technological innovation and economics, such as the BCON South – Southwest Business Conference, the Small Business Expo Houston, the DigiMarCon South – Digital Marketing, the Media & Advertising Conference, and the Rice Neuroengineering Conference. Additionally, the city is home to various internationally-renowned events focused on developments in the automotive and aerospace industries, like the Houston Auto Show and the Aerospace Mechanisms Symposium.

Houston Food Options for Conference Delegates

A highly multicultural city, Houston offers hundreds of restaurants with different types of cuisines from all around the world. Some of the best ones include: the Patagonia Grill & Cafe (+1 713-468-8408), an upscale, elegant restaurant specializing in Argentine steaks, seafood and exotic meats, or Brio Italian Grille (+1 713-973-9610), a warm and relaxed Italian eatery serving Tuscan-inspired grill fare, wine and cocktails. Classic Texas dishes, oysters, and cocktails can be enjoyed at State of Grace (+1 832-942-5080) or Brennan’s (+1 713-522-9711). If you are interested in French food, you should not miss the La Table Restaurant (+1 713-439-1000) and the Etoile Cuisine Et Bar (+1 832-668-5808). The best sushi in town can be found at the Japanese upscale restaurant Uchi (+1 713-522-4808), offering innovative preparations of sushi and fusion plates.

Houston Attractions for Convention Attendees

There are many highly-rated tourist attractions to visit after your business conference in Houston. The most popular ones are the Houston Museum of Natural Science, with over 50 exhibition halls displaying a wide variety of natural life, and the Museum of Fine Arts, which is the largest cultural institution in the southwest region of the United States, home to over 70,000 artworks and encyclopedic collections covering world cultures from the antiquity to the present. Other attractions include the famous Space Center Huston, a massive building containing hundreds of mock-ups of real space crafts, the Water Wall, which is the largest man-made water fountain in America, and the Houston Zoo, an institution providing a fun, unique, and inspirational experience of the animal world.





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“Thank you for bringing us a unique session on boosting our creativity in the age of artificial intelligence at our annual event. Your keynote was authentic, inspirational and entertaining, truly engaging the audience from the beginning. Participants and customers provided us with many delighted comments.”
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“One of the most insightful, impactful and powerful presentations that I have seen in years.”
  • – Partner
“Easy to work with, powerful content, dynamic and engaging. What more can you ask for in a speaker.”
  • – Group Event Director
“In my 20 years of planning conferences and working with keynoters to help them understand our unique audience, I’ve never seen a keynote speaker prepare at the level James did. All that preparation showed during the keynote; it was full of relevant and entertaining stories as well as highly visually engaging. Our members were blown away.”
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