Moscow Keynote Speaker
James Taylor is a renowned international keynote speaker, author and entrepreneur, famous for his tailored, lively, content-rich and entertaining presentations addressed to various audiences from different industries all over the world, from Europe to US, Asia and Middle East. An expert in creativity, innovation, leadership and marketing, Taylor travels the world, from Moscow to Singapore, to help individuals and organizations unlock their creative potential, increase productivity, accelerate innovation, build creative cultures and adapt to change. Holding an MBA in international business, Taylor is currently a fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, whose prior members included personalities like Benjamin Franklin and Nelson Mandela.
In the past 20 years he worked with famous multi-national organizations such as Johnson & Johnson, Apple, Sony, Yahama and Bertelsmann. Additionally, he provided 1-on-1 coaching to some of the world’s most innovative individuals, including musicians, entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, writers and educators. Due to his outstanding accomplishments as an entrepreneur and international keynote speaker, Taylor was the recipient of the Modern ONTRApreneur Award and the S.D. Southern Award and appeared in a large number of media outlets. He was also the subject of a 30 minutes documentary produced by BBC and focused on his life and highly successful career.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Moscow has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre, on Luchevoy Prosek St.
Volynskoe Congress Park, on Starovolynskaya St.
Moscow Gostiny Dvor, on Ulitsa Il’inka St.
Moscow International House of Music, on Kosmodamianskaya Emb.
Hampton by Hilton Moscow Strogino, on Kulakova St.
Hilton Garden Inn Moscow New Riga, in Kostrovo Village
General Information about Moscow for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Moscow, located on the Moskva River in Western Russia, is the capital city of Russia and the most populated one, with 13.2 million inhabitants within the city and over 17 million within the larger urban area. It is a major economic, political, scientific, and cultural centre of Russia and Easter Europe and the largest city from Europe (in terms of both population and area). Moscow is world-famous for its architecture, some of its most important architectonic landmarks including: the Saint Basil’s Cathedral, renowned for its elegant onion-shaped domes; the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and the Seven Sisters, another breathtaking construction; the Moscow Kremlin and Red Square, built between the 14th and 17th century, and currently one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites; as well as another amazing World Heritage Site, the Church of the Ascension at Kolomenskoye, dating from 1532. Moscow is Russia’s main financial centre, being home to the country’s largest banks and companies, such as Gazprom, and it has one of the largest municipal economies in Europe. The city also hosts the headquarters of many telecommunication and technology companies, including 1C, ABBYY, Beeline, Mail.Ru Group, Kaspersky Lab, MTS, MegaFon, Rostelecom, Rambler&Co, Yandex, and Yota.
The City as a Conference Destination
Moscow is an important international centre for conferences and conventions, some of its most famous ones including: TedX Moscow, a triennial conference organized by the world-famous Ted Conferences Llc; the Fashion Retail Russia, a bi-annual event providing information about the latest fashion trends; the International Conference Modernization of Oil and Gas Refinery, bringing together a large number of professionals from the oil and gas industry; the International Conference Data Centre, focused on the automation of staff activities and increases in data effectivity and controllability; and the Internet of Things Moscow, an event about control systems, transportation, big data, cloud service, security, medicine and much more.
Moscow Food Options for Conference Delegates
While attending a business conference in Moscow, Russia, there are a few local restaurants you should experience. Some of the most renowned ones include: AQ Kitchen (+7 499 393-32-24), a great restaurant with a fantastic selection of seafood, beef and Asian food; Cafe Pushkin (+7 495 739-00-33) and Grand Cafe Dr. Jhivago (+7 499 922-01-00), two famous Russian restaurants; the Elarji Restaurant (+7 495 627-78-97), a place serving amazing Georgian food; the Pinzeria by Bontempi (+7 499 678-30-09), one of the best Italian restaurants in Moscow famous for its selection of pizzas; and LavkaLavka (+7 903 115-50-33), a restaurant serving high quality local produce.
Moscow Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions to visit after your business conference in Moscow, Russia. The Kremlin, one of the most ancient parts of Moscow, is a national symbol and the home of Russia’s president. The Bolshoi theatre is probably the most famous theatre in the city, showing yearly various operas and ballets, including masterpieces of composers such as Mozart, Verdi, Tchaikovsky, and Wagner. St. Basil’s Cathedral was built in 1554-1560 under the rule of Tsar Ivan the Terrible and is considered one of the most breathtaking religious establishments in the world. The Kuskovo estate, built in the 18th century is another magnificent landmark, including a palace, a large park and various ponds.