Mumbai Keynote Speaker
James Taylor is a global keynote speaker, writer and entrepreneur who incessantly travels all over the world, from Mumbai to Toronto, to provide tailored, content-rich, and highly-visual keynotes to individuals and companies from a large diversity of professional and industrial backgrounds.
With a Masters in Business Administration, a prestigious fellowship at the RSA (the Royal Society of Arts, an institution whose past fellows include notable personalities such as Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin), and two outstanding awards (the Modern ONTRApreneur and the S.D. Southern), James is a leading expert in creativity, innovation, artificial intelligence, marketing and leadership, eager to help his audiences market, maximize and monetize their creativity and deal with the myriad changes they are forced to face.
In his twenty-year-long career, he travelled through the United States, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, and worked with world-leading companies such as Sony, Bertelsmann, Yamaha, Apple and Johnson & Johnson. He also offered 1-on-1 coaching to numerous highly talented individuals, including corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, writers, teachers, and musicians. Due to his exceptional accomplishments, James gained a high degree of visibility in a large number of media outlets and was also the subject of a 30 minutes BBC documentary focused on his successful career as an international keynote speaker and entrepreneur.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Mumbai, India has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
JSK Infotech, on Pratik Plaza, S V Road, Goregaon West
Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, on Chinmayanand Ashram, Powai
SAC Conference Room, on IIT Area, Powai
The Retreat Hotel and Convention Centre, on Erangal Beach, Madh Island
Victor Menezes Convention Centre, on IIT Area, Powai
Walchand Hirachand Hall, on IMC Bldg, IMC Marg, Churchgat
General Information about Mumbai for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With a population of approximately 12.4 million, Mumbai (alternatively called Bombay) is the largest and wealthiest city in India. It is considered an Alpha World City and it has the largest number of billionaires among all the other cities in the country. Mumbai is India’s main commercial, financial and entertainment centre and is world-famous for hosting Bollywood (the Indian replica of Hollywood), the country’s renowned hub for film and television production. Moreover, India’s most important film festivals, the Mumbai International Film Festival and the Filmfare Awards are taking place here. Mumbai hosts the regional headquarters of major Indian and international corporations including the National Stock Exchange of India, the Bombay Stock Exchange, the Reserve Bank of India, Anchor Daewoo Industries, Salar Finace Consultancy and Fit International. Recently, the city’s information technology sector is quickly developing, particularly in areas such as the International Infotech Park and the Santacruz Export Processing Zone. Some of the most important IT companies located in Mumbai include Software Private Limited and S & S Infotech. Mumbai is also a major tourist destination, famous for landmarks such as the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, the Elephanta Caves and the many Art Deco and Victorian buildings spread around the city.
The City as a Conference Destination
Mumbai is a major centre for international conferences and conventions, including: the World Marketing Congress, a venue for world-leading experts in marketing; the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, one of India’s largest conferences on information technologies and data science; the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Summit, another excellent technology event; the Healthcare Investment Summit, bringing together healthcare professionals and industrial leaders to discuss financial issues related to developments in the healthcare industry; the World Education Congress, one of the largest congresses about education from the world; and the International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), a conference about technological developments hosted at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
Mumbai Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Mumbai, India, a few local restaurants to experience include: the ITC Maratha Dum Pukht Restaurants (+91 22 2830 3030), a perfect place to sample traditional Indian cuisine, famous for its two centuries old recipes of slow-cooked dishes; Momo Café (+91 22 6136 0761), an upscale restaurant serving a large variety of Asian dishes; Trishna (+91 22 2270 3213), an excellent restaurant renowned for its seafood dishes; Ming Yang (+91 22 6668 1234), one of the best Chinese restaurants in the city; and Govinda’s (+91 22 2620 0337), a large temple-complex restaurant serving a great diversity of healthy vegetarian dishes.
Mumbai Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Mumbai, India, such as: the Elephanta Caves, a breathtaking collection of cave temples celebrating the God Shiva, and currently a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Haji Ali Dargah, a Mugal-style mosque, mausoleum and site for pilgrimage, home to the tomb of a famous Muslim saint, Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari; the Siddhivinayak Temple, an enormous temple built at the beginning of the 19th century and dedicated to the Hindu God Ganesh; and the Gateway of India, an imposing triumphal arch constructed in 1924 in an Indo-Saracenic style.