Manchester Keynote Speaker
James Taylor is an international keynote speaker who travels all over the world, from Manchester to Singapore, to share deeply insightful messages with individuals and organizations from multiple industries. He holds an MBA in international business and is a fellow of the prestigious RSA (Royal Society of Arts, an institution with previous important fellows such as Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin).
His extraordinary keynote speeches will help you and your teams increase your creative potentials, adapt to change, accelerate innovation and build creative cultures. A world-famous expert in innovation, creativity, artificial intelligence, marketing and leadership, James is highly passionate about staging experiences that inspire, educate and entertain his audiences, and take them on a journey to discover the backstage secrets of how some of the most creative individuals and organizations adapt to changes and technological disruptions.
During his career, James worked with multinational companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Apple, Sony, Yamaha and Bertelsmann and coached some of the most creative individuals from the world, including entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, teachers, writers and musicians. He gave presentations at international conferences in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, the US, and South America and hosted the world’s largest online summit for professional keynote speakers. He also appeared in a BBC documentary focused on his career as an inspirational and motivational keynote speaker.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Manchester, England has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Manchester Conference Centre, on Sackville St.
King’s House Conference Centre, on Sidney St.
Manchester Central Convention Complex, on Windmill St.
Manchester Hall, on Bridge St.
Manchester Conference, on Thorpe Rd.
Manchester Business Centre (MBC), on Charles St.
General Information about Manchester for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Located in the northwestern side of England, Manchester is the third largest city in the country, with a population of over 500,000 and 3.2 million in its metropolitan area. It is ranked as a beta world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network and has a rapidly developing economy. Many multinational corporations have their regional headquarters in Manchester, including Google, BBC, the Co-Operative Group, Kellogg’s, Thomas Cook, Stagecoach Manchester and Guardian Media Group. Historically, Manchester is world-famous as the place where scientists split the atom for the first time, where the first passenger railway station was built and where the first stored-program computer was developed. The city is highly renowned for its sports scene, represented particularly by the world-leading football teams Manchester United and Manchester City. Architecturally, Manchester displays a large variety of styles, ranging from Victorian and Gothic to contemporary. Some of its most famous landmarks include the Gothic-revival Manchester Town Hall, the monument-filled Albert Square, and Local Natural Reserves such as the Chorlton Water Park, the Blackley Forest and the Boggart Hole Clough. The city is also an important cultural centre, home to museums such as the Manchester Museum, the Whitworth Art Gallery and the People’s History Museum.
The City as a Conference Destination
Manchester is a major centre for international conferences and conventions, such as: the Digital Transformation Summit, an event focused on the impact of recent technological developments on business; the IP Expo Manchester and the Cyber Security Manchester Conference, two other important conventions about information technology; the Health and Care Innovation Expo, a meeting point for experts in the medical industry aiming to discuss new innovative practices; the Sports Law and Business Conference, bringing together world-leading experts from across Europe to present recent advances in sports law, governance and business; and the International Assessment in Higher Education Conference, an event focused on education methodology and policy.
Manchester Food Options for Conference Delegates
While attending a business conference in Manchester, England, a few local restaurants to experience include: Hispi (+44 161 445 3996) and Rosylee (+44 161 228 6629), two of the best restaurants where you can sample traditional and modern British dishes; Fazenda Manchester (+44 161 207 1183), an excellent all-you-can-eat Brazilian restaurant specializing in steaks and skewered meats; Rosso Restaurant & Bar (+44 161 832 1400), an upscale Italian restaurant with regular live music; Teppanyaki Chinatown (+44 161 228 2219), one of the best Chinese restaurants in the city; and Pasha (+44 161 445 1196), a Lebanese restaurant serving a large variety of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes.
Manchester Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are many highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Manchester, England, including: Old Trafford, the city’s most iconic football stadium and the largest one in the UK with a capacity of 75,000; the National Football Museum, featuring exhibitions about the history of football and a permanent collection of over 140,000 football-related items; the Science and Industry Museum, one of England’s largest museums exploring the role of innovation and science in industrial development; and the Manchester Cathedral, an imposing cathedral constructed in the 13th century and currently the mother church of Manchester’s Anglican diocese and the seat of the Bishop of Manchester.