La Paz Keynote Speaker
James Taylor is a famous keynote speaker, entrepreneur and author, who travels the globe, from La Paz to Singapore, to offer advice to companies and individuals on how to increase their creativity, speed up the pace of innovation, and face the changes characterizing our contemporary world. James is an important fellow of the organization The Royal Society of Arts (whose prior fellows include Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin) and holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) focused on international business.
An expert in innovation, creativity, artificial intelligence, marketing and leadership, James provides insightful, content rich and highly visual keynote speeches to a diversity of audiences coming from different industries and professional backgrounds. During his career, he had clients among the largest multinational companies on the globe, including Bertelsmann, Sony, Yamaha, Apple and Johnson & Johnson, and he also offered one-on-one coaching to a large number of corporate leaders, music artists, educators, writers, and entrepreneurs. From the United States and South America to Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, James significantly helped individuals and organizations unlock their creativity. A winner of the prestigious Modern ONTRApreneur and S.D. Southern awards, he is a globally-visible personality, featuring in a large diversity of media outlets. He was also the subject of a BBC documentary presenting his career as an international keynote presenter, inspirational writer, and creative entrepreneur.
Past Clients Include:
CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
La Paz, Bolivia has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Convention Centre Medical College Departamental La Paz, on Ave. Costanera
Hotel Oberland, on Ave. Circunvalación Alto Florida
RRC – Eventos, on Av. 6 de Marzo
Real Plaza Hotel & Convention Centre, on Av. Arce
Radisson Plaza Hotel La Paz, on Av. Arce
Hotel Europa, on Calle Tihuanacu
General Information about La Paz for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With a population of almost 800,000, La Paz is the de facto national capital, seat of government and third largest city of Bolivia, after Santa Cruz de la Sierra and El Alto. It is located in the west-central part of Bolivia in a canyon created by the river Choqueyapu and surrounded by the Altiplano Mountains. At 3,650 metres above sea level, La Paz is the highest capital city in the world. It is an important political, administrative, economic, cultural and sports centre of the country and is a major producer of food, tobacco, clothing, consumer goods, building materials and agricultural products. La Paz is a notable tourist destination, famous for its imposing churches and cathedrals, such as the Metropolitan Cathedral and the San Francisco Church, its expansive urban parks, like Parque Urbano Central, and its well-known markets and public squares, including the Witches’ Market and Plaza Murillo. La Paz is a world-leading cultural centre, renowned for its large number of excellent museums, such as the San Francisco Museum, the National Ethnographic and Folk Museum, the National Museum of Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art. The city is also a well-known sports centre, home to some of Bolivia’s most important football teams, including Club Bolivar, the Strongest, and La Paz F.C.
The City as a Conference Destination
La Paz, Bolivia, is a major centre for international conferences and conventions, including: the Bolivian Conference on Development Economics, bringing together local and international scholars willing to exchange of ideas and discussions, and particularly encouraging female participants to submit papers on all topics within the field of development economics; the Aerospace Bolivian Conference, an event aiming to promote an interdisciplinary understanding of aerospace systems, their underlying science and technology, and their concrete applications; and the ICC Bolivia Arbitration Day, a conference focused on the main strengths and developments in the ICC Arbitration, the scrutiny of arbitral awards, and the threats of international arbitration and public procurement in Bolivia.
La Paz Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in La Paz, Bolivia, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Chalet La Suisse Restaurant (+591 2 2793160), a restaurant offering a large variety of exquisite international dishes in a classic atmosphere; the Kalakitas Mexican Food n’ Drinks (+591 77560770), an authentic Mexican eatery with colorful interiors, great nachos and a selection of amazing cocktails; La Tranquera Restaurante, Sopocachi (+591 2 2441103), a sophisticated hotel restaurant offering a rich menu with a wide variety of dishes including a great salad buffet; and the Chez Moustache (+591 60524872), an old style French locale serving European dishes and wines.
La Paz Attractions for Convention Attendees
La Paz is a city rich in monuments and historic attractions to explore during a conference visit. Excellent landmarks include: the Witches’ Market, also known as El Mercado de las Brujas, an iconic place famous for vendors selling dried llama fetuses and other traditional potions and remedies; La Hechiceria, a lively and colourful mountain clearing where you can spend a few hours and get to know the locals; the Plaza Murillo, the central plaza of the city of La Paz, lined with imposing buildings such as the Presidential Palace, the National Congress of Bolivia, and the Cathedral of La Paz; and the Basilica of San Francisco, a large 18th century church with ornate carvings and panoramic rooftop views.