Paris Keynote Speaker
Top motivational keynote speaker in Paris James Taylor holds an MBA in international business and is the recipient of the Modern ONTRApreneur and S.D. Southern Awards. A recognized expert in creativity, innovation, marketing and leadership, Taylor travels the world, from Paris to Singapore, to deliver insightful keynote presentations to a large number of audiences from various industrial backgrounds. In the past 20 years, he offered advice to individuals and companies in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, teaching them how to increase and market their innovativeness and productivity and successfully adapt to change.
He worked with renowned companies such as Apple, Johnson & Johnson, Bertelsmann, Yamaha and Sony, and also provided 1-on-1 coaching to world-leading figures including musicians, writers, entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, and educators. Currently a fellow of the RSA (the Royal Society of Arts, an organization boasting with past fellows such as Benjamin Franklin or Nelson Mandela), Taylor is passionate in helping his audiences maximize, market and monetize their creativity. His lively, content-rich, highly-visual and entertaining keynote speeches made him a prominent figure in numerous media outlets. He is also the subject of a 30-minutes BBC documentary focused on his life and outstanding accomplishments as an entrepreneur, author and global keynote speaker.
Global companies choose top motivational keynote speaker in Paris James Taylor to help their people unlock their creativity, accelerate innovation and adapt to change.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Paris has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Conference Center / Edward VII Coworking, on Rue Édouard VII
Conference Center Pierre Mendès France, on Rue de Bercy
Centre de congrès Tapis Rouge Paris, on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin
Centre de Conférences CAPITAL 8, on Rue de Monceau
Châteauform’ City George V, on Avenue George V
Salons de l’Aveyron – Paris Bercy, on Rue de l’Aubrac
General Information about Paris for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Paris is the capital city of France, located in the northern-central part of the country on the river Seine. It is a major European city and an important global centre for arts, culture, finance, commerce, science, fashion and gastronomy. The city is famous for its wonderful architecture which dates back one millennium. Some of its most impressive architectural landmarks include the Romanesque Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés (1014–1163), the early Gothic Basilica of Saint-Denis (1144), the Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral (1163–1345) and Saint Chapelle (1239–1248) and the Baroque churches Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis (1627–1641) and Les Invalides (1670–1708). Other important tourist attractions are the Eiffel Tower, constructed for the Paris Universal Exposition of 1889, the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Élysées, the Sacré-Coeur church on the hill of Montmartre, and the Grand Palais and Petit Palais, both built for the Paris Universal Exposition of 1900. The city’s historical centre along the Seine was classified as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Paris is also home to the headquarters of many important international organizations including UNESCO, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, the European Space Agency, the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, the International Energy Agency, the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, the European Union Institute for Security Studies, the International Exhibition Bureau, the International Chamber of Commerce, or the International Federation for Human Rights.
The City as a Conference Destination
Paris is a highly important venue for a large number of international conferences, conventions, and summits such as: the VivaTech, an event aiming to bring together startups and the larger corporate sector, including some of the richest and most powerful investors; the Hello Tomorrow Summit, aiming to establish links between young innovative individuals and important economic actors, such as venture capitalists and investment funds; the Paris Talks, a conference dedicated to decision-makers, entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, educators, economists and environmentalists; the TEDx Paris, an independently organized event operating under license from the globally renowned organization TED; and the Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference, an event about strategies in an era of de-globalization.
Paris Food Options for Conference Delegates
While attending a business conference in Paris, France, a few local restaurants to experience include: Pur’ – Jean-François Rouquette (+33 1 58 71 10 60), a fantastic modern, Michelin-starred restaurant with exceptional gastronomic choices; Epicure (+33 1 53 43 43 40), a restaurant specializing in a large variety of French dishes; Arpège (+33 1 47 05 09 06), a restaurant renowned for its haute French cuisine; Restaurant David Toutain (+33 1 45 50 11 10), a place named after its famous, highly talented chef; Calife (+33 1 43 54 50 04), a small and charming restaurant with a great atmosphere and delicious dishes; and the Cezembre Restaurant (+33 1 42 38 25 08), serving extraordinary seafood dishes.
Paris Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions to visit after your business conference in Paris, France, including: the Eiffel Tower, a 324 meters tall tower built in 1889 and considered to be the symbol of Paris; the Notre Dame Cathedral, a beautiful example of French Gothic architecture with an extended history and different periods of construction dating back to 1163; the Louvre Museum, probably the most renowned museum in the world, established in 1793 and hosting a great variety of artistic masterpieces, including Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa; and the enormous and magnificent Versailles Palace, built in the 17th century to serve as the residence of the King and his court.