Panama City Keynote Speaker
Global keynote speaker James Taylor is a major expert in innovation, creativity, artificial intelligence, leadership and marketing. He travels the globe, from Panama City to Singapore, to deliver lively and entertaining, as well as insightful and content-rich presentations to a large number of individuals and companies from different professional backgrounds and industries. During the last twenty years, Taylor has spoken in front of audiences in South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the United States.
With an MBA in international business and a fellowship at the RSA (the Royal Society of Arts, a prominent institution with important past fellows such as Benjamin Franklin and Nelson Mandela), he is keen on helping his audiences maximize, market and monetize their creativity and innovativeness. During his career he worked with a multitude of important figures, including entrepreneurs, musicians, educators and writers. Additionally, he also provided guidance to well-known multinational companies, such as Apple, Bertelsmann, Sony, Johnson and Johnson, and Yamaha. His main aim is to teach his audiences how to unlock their creative potential, speed-up innovation and learn to adapt to the constant changes characterizing contemporary society. Taylor was the acclaimed recipient of the S.D. Southern and Modern ONTRApreneur Awards, and figures in a large number of media outlets. He was the subject of a BBC documentary about his accomplishments as an inspirational keynote speaker.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Panama City, Panama has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Atlapa Convention Centre, on Av. 5 B Sur
Centro de Convenciones Amador, on Av. Amador
Figali Convention Centre, on Av. Amador
Panama Marriott Hotel, on Calle 52 y Ricardo Arias Area Bancaria
Radisson Decapolis Hotel Panama City, on Avenida Balboa Con
Sheraton Grand Panama, on Vía Israel y, Calle 77 Este
General Information about Panama City for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With a population of over 1.5 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area, Panama City is the capital and most populous city of Panama. Founded in 1519 by the Spanish and located at the entrance of the Panama Canal, Panama City is currently the most modern city in Central America and a popular tourism and retirement destination. Due to its large number of skyscrapers and wealthy inhabitants, Panama City is often called the ‘Dubai of Latin America.’ It is a major administrative, political, commercial, financial and tourist centre, with an economy largely focused on shipping and trading activities. As a tourist destination, some of its most visited landmarks include the Panama Canal, an artificial waterway connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans, the Casco Viejo, the city’s historical area, featuring many cathedrals, museums and colonial-style government buildings, the Heron’s Palace, the president’s residence, and the National Theatre of Panama, famous for its extraordinary natural acoustics. Panama City is also home to several excellent museums, such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, exhibiting large collections of national and international artworks, the Biodiversity Museum, a renowned biodiversity museum designed by Frank Gehry, and the Panama Canal Museum, where you can find everything about then history and current uses of the Panama Canal.
The City as a Conference Destination
Panama City, Panama, is a major centre for a large number of international conferences and conventions. Some of the most important ones include: Cybertech Latin America, one of the largest conferences about developments in information technologies from Latin America; the Annual Digital Marketing Conference, Panama’s main meeting point for experts in digital marketing from everywhere in the world; the CANTO Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition, a conference focused on telecommunications bringing together a large number of academics and industry leaders; the Global Finance, Bank and Economics Conference, one of Panama’s most important economics events; and the International Congress of Pediatrics, a major healthcare convention.
Panama City Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Panama City, Panama, a few local restaurants to experience include: Restaurante El Trapiche (+507 269-4353) and Restaurante Tinajas (+507 263-7890), two of the best places where you can sample traditional Central American cuisine; Os Segredos Da Carne (+507 214-6562), a fabulous Brazilian restaurant specializing in meat dishes; Uncle Ernie’s Bayfront Grill (+1 850-763-8427), one of the best seafood restaurants in the city located in a waterfront historical building; Los Antojitos (+1 850-784-6633), a Mexican cantina offering a large variety of tacos, fajitas and margaritas; and Restaurante Segundo Muelle – San Francisco (+507 391-9234), an amazing Peruvian restaurant.
Panama City Attractions for Convention Attendees
There a number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Panama City, Panama, including: the Panama Canal, an 82-km-long artificial waterway connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans; the Panamá Viejo, the remaining parts of the old Panama City located in the suburbs of the modern Panama City and designated by UNESCO a World Heritage Site; the Metropolitan Natural Park, a vast urban wildlife park opened in 1988 and featuring several hiking trails, picnic areas and observation points; and the Centennial Bridge, Panama, a modern cable-stayed bridge with six traffic lanes crossing the Panama Canal.