Inspirational and Motivational Keynote Speaker in Nicosia, Cyprus

Nicosia Keynote Speaker

International keynote speaker, writer and entrepreneur, James Taylor travels the globe, from Nicosia to Singapore, to deliver tailored, content-rich, and also humorous speeches to a large diversity of audiences from multiple industries. A major expert in innovation, creativity, artificial intelligence, marketing, and leadership, Taylor is passionate about assisting companies and individuals unlock their creative energies, increase innovation and cope with a changing world.

He holds a prestigious MBA in international business and is a member of the Royal Society for Arts (RSA), a renowned organization with previous fellows such as Benjamin Franklin and Nelson Mandela. During the past twenty years, Taylor travelled through Africa, South America, Europe, Asia, Middle East and the United States to give advice to and coach organizations and individuals. The most famous multinational companies he collaborated with include Sony, Yamaha, Apple, Johnson & Johnson and Bertelsmann. He also engaged in 1-on-1 coaching with prominent figures such as entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, writers, educators and musicians. He is the recipient of the Modern ONTRApreneur and S.D. Southern Awards and is a leading figure in many media outlets. Recently, BBC produced a documentary focused on his life and career as a motivational and entertaining keynote speaker.

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Nicosia, Cyprus has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:

Cyprus Expo, on G. Seferi Makedonitissa Area. Egkomi
Cyprus State Fairs Authority, on G. Seferi, Egkomi
Easy Conferences, on Michael Giorgalla
Emporiki Stoa Nicosia (Location: Old Town Hall Square
Hilton Cyprus, on Arch. Makarios III Avenue
IMH. Conferences, Media, Exhibitions, on Aigaleo Str., Strovolos


General Information about Nicosia for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals

Nicosia is the capital and most populous city of the island of Cyprus, with a population of roughly 250,000 inhabitants (one third of the total population of Cyprus). Inhabited for more than 4,500 years, Nicosia has become the capital of Cyprus in the 10th century. Nowadays, it faces certain political tensions due to the fact that it is legislatively and administratively split between Turkish and Greek Cypriot communities. Regardless of these issues though, it remains Cyprus’s most important economic, financial, business, and educational centre, home to major banks, multinational companies, universities, foreign embassies and offshore companies. It hosts the headquarters of banks such as the Bank of Cyprus, the Hellenic Bank and the Cyprus Popular Bank and corporations like Ernst & Young, PWC, Total System Services, NCR and Deloitte. It is also an important educational and research hub, housing top level universities such as the University of Nicosia, the University of Cyprus, the Open University Cyprus and the European University Cyprus. Nicosia is world-famous for its cultural scene, represented by numerous excellent museums, including the Cyprus Museum, exhibiting archeological discoveries dating back to the 9th millennium BCE, the Byzantine Museum, home to one of the best collections of Orthodox artworks and icons from the world, the Levantis Municipal Museum, with amazing exhibits dating back to 2,300 BCE, and the Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, an excellent contemporary art gallery.

The City as a Conference Destination

Nicosia, Cyprus, is an important destination for a large number of conferences and conventions, including: the Information and Communication Technology Conference and Exhibition, one of the largest IT conferences in Cyprus; the Innovative Learning Environments, a conference exploring the role of innovation in education; the Cyprus Institute of Marketing Summit, bringing together specialists in marketing from all over the world; the Cyprus Healthcare Conference, the largest medical conference from the country; the Enter Conference, an event focused on the relationship between information technology and the hospitality industry; and the Cyprus Summit: Europe – Performing a Balancing Act, a venue for more than 400 participants interested to understand the position of Cyprus as a potential investment centre in the Mediterranean.

Nicosia Food Options for Conference Delegates

While you are attending a business conference in Nicosia, Cyprus, a few local restaurants to experience include: Sawa (+357 22 766777), one of the best Syrian restaurants in the city; the Pyxida Fish Tavern (+357 22 445636), an excellent restaurant specializing in seafood dishes; Fanous (+357 22 666663), serving a large selection of Lebanese dishes; Brasserie Au Bon Plaisir (+357 96 755111), an internationally-renowned French restaurant; Marzano Nicosia (+357 22 663240), a restaurant specializing in classic and modern Italian cuisine; and Sushi La Bar (+357 22 767648), an amazing Japanese restaurant offering both a large variety of sushi dishes and delicious grilled food.

Nicosia Attractions for Convention Attendees 

There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Nicosia, Cyprus, such as: the Cyprus Museum, the oldest and most famous archeological museum from Cyprus showcasing a large number of artifacts discovered during island excavations, ranging from sculptures to pottery and decorative objects; Ledra Street, Nicosia’s most important shopping district, located in the city centre, and renowned for its great diversity of stylish boutiques; the Selimiye Mosque, a mosque housed in a former Roman Catholic church from the 13th century (the Cathedral of Saint Sophia); and the Büyük Han, the largest caravanserai from Cyprus, built by the Ottomans in 1572.