Kiev Keynote Speaker
A renowned motivational keynote speaker, James Taylor travels the world, from Kiev to Singapore, to provide invaluable advice to business audiences from multiple industries. He has an MBA in international business and is currently a fellow of the RSA, an institute whose past notable members include Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin. Throughout his career, James has given presentations at global conferences in Africa, the United States, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East and hosted the largest online summit for professional speakers from the world. He collaborated with major multinational corporations, such as Apple, Sonny, Yamaha, Bertelsmann, and Johnson & Johnson, and also engaged in 1-on-1 coaching with many of the most talented individuals in the world, ranging from corporate leaders, educators and entrepreneurs to writers and musicians.
His powerful and insightful keynote speeches help his audiences expand their creativity, increase the speed of innovation, adapt to an ever changing world and construct innovative cultures. A world-famous expert in innovation, marketing, creativity, leadership, and artificial intelligence, James is highly passionate about giving speeches that educate, inspire and entertain his audiences. During his tailored, highly visual and humorous presentations, he shows his audiences how some of the most innovative individuals and organizations from the world manage to cope with change and technological disruption. His great talent as an inspirational keynote speaker, author 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 life and accomplishments.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Kiev, Ukraine has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Art-Zavod Platforma, on Bilomorska St.
Congress and Exhibition Centre “Parkovy,” on Parkova Rd.
Event Hall, on Akademika Hlushkova Ave.
Fairmont Grand Hotel, on Naberezhno-Khreshachatyts’ka St.
Klitschko Expo, on Velyka Vasylkivska St.
Premier Palace, on Shevchenka Blvd. Pushkinska St.
General Information about Kiev for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With over three million inhabitants, Kiev is the capital and most populous city of Ukraine, as well as the seventh largest European city and one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe (5th century). Located on the banks of the Dnipro River, Kiev is currently an important hub for industry, commerce, finances, science, education and culture. It is home to over 238,000 companies, including corporations such as Kyivstar, Naftogaz Ukrainy, Energorynok, as well as a rising number of IT companies like Miratech, Sigma Software, Infopulse, Program-Ace and SoftServe. Kiev is also a major tourist destination, attracting annually millions of visitors. Some of its most famous attractions include UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Monastery of the Caves and the St. Sofia Cathedral , modern buildings and statues like the enormous cylindrically-shaped Salut Hotel and the gigantic titanium sculpture Motherland Statue, or aquatic parks such as the Dream Town Aqua Park and the Aqua Park Terminal. The city is also an important cultural centre, home to excellent museums including the National Art Museum, the Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, the Museum of Western and Oriental Art, as well as to other renowned cultural institutions such as the Kiev Opera House or the Dovshenko Film Studios.
The City as a Conference Destination
Kiev, Ukraine, is a major centre for international conferences and conventions. Some of the most notable ones include: the Global CyberSecurity Forum HackIT, one of the largest conventions focused on information technology from Ukraine; the Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference, an event about the latest developments in crypto-currencies; Devoxx Ukraine, a conference dedicated to experts in software development; the International Forum on Healthcare Management, a large venue for national and international healthcare specialists; the International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, a major exploring the impact of technology on environmentalism; and the International Scientific and Practical Conference on Hospitality, Service and Tourism, a major event focused on recent trends in the hospitality industry.
Kiev Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Kiev, Ukraine, a few local restaurants to experience include: Kanapa (+380 68 044 3050), Pervak (+380 44 235 0952) and Spotykach (+380 44 586 4095), three of the best places where you can sample traditional Ukrainian cuisine; Vino e Cucina (+380 67 823 8282), an excellent Italian restaurant; Shoti (+380 44 339 9399) and Chachapuri (+380 44 235 5546), two restaurants serving a large variety of Georgian dishes; Bao (+380 67 693 9898), an upscale restaurant specializing in modern Chinese cuisine; and Tres Francais (+380 44 279 7771), one of the best French restaurants in Kiev.
Kiev Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Kiev, Ukraine, such as: the Kiev Pechersk Lavra (the Kiev Monastery of the Caves), the city’s most well-known monastery complex, famous for its intricate network of catacombs; Khreshchatyk, the main street from Kiev, stretching from the European Square to the Bessarabska Square, and featuring a large number of historic monuments and shops; the Andriyivskyy Descent, another famous, picturesque street, known as the ‘Montmartre of Kiev’ and home to various art galleries and quaint shops; and the Motherland Monument, Kiev’s most iconic statue located on top of the National Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.