Perth Keynote Speaker
Global keynote speaker James Taylor is an MBA graduate (with a degree focused on international business) and fellow at the RSA, an organization boasting with well-known past members such as Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin. He travels the world, from Perth to Singapore, to offer tailored, content-rich, educational and humorous keynote presentations to a large number of individuals and companies coming from a vast range of industries. James’s aim is to assist his audiences unlock their creative abilities, adapt to changes and speed-up innovation.
In the past twenty years he travelled through Europe, the United States, South America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East and collaborated with renowned multinationals, such as Apple, Johnson & Johnson, Bertelsmann, Sony, and Yamaha. He also provided one-on-one coaching to some of the most talented individuals from the world, including corporate leaders, writers, educators, entrepreneurs and musicians. An expert in creativity, innovation, artificial intelligence, marketing and leadership, James is keen on helping people maximize, market and monetize their innovativeness. His great talent as an entrepreneur, author and motivational keynote speaker highly increased his visibility in a variety of media outlets and he was also the subject of a 30 minutes BBC documentary. Moreover, he won two prestigious awards, the S.D. Southern and the Modern ONTRApreneur Award.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Perth, Australia has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibitions & Conference, on Mounts Bay Rd.
Barrack Conference & Function Centre, on Francis St.
City West Receptions, on Plaistowe Mews
Cliftons Perth, on Parmelia House
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, on Mounts Bay Rd.
The Atrium, on St Georges Terrace
General Information about Perth for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With more than 1.6 inhabitants, Perth is the capital and most populous city of Western Australia, and the fourth largest city on the continent. It is home to Western Australia’s Parliament, Government House and Supreme Court and is a major centre for economics, commerce, finances, service industry, resources industry, agriculture, education, tourism and culture. It was recently designated the 7th most livable city on the globe by the Economist Intelligence Unit. As a tourist destination, attracting over three million of visitors each year, Perth is famous for extraordinary landmarks such as the Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, housing a large number of semi-wild kangaroos, the Perth Arena, a sports and entertainment centre built in a postmodern, futuristic style which received awards from the Design Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Architecture, the DNA Tower, another architectural gem, designed in the form of a DNA strand, as well as a large number of beautiful beaches, like the Cottelsloe Beach and the Swanbourne Clothing Optional Beach (a nudist beach). Perth is a major hub for education, research and culture, hosting top level universities such as the University of Western Australia, the University of Notre-Dame, Curtin University and Murdoch University, and excellent museums including the Art Gallery of Western Australia and the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art.
The City as a Conference Destination
Perth, Australia, is an important centre for international conferences and conventions. Some of the most notable ones include: the Forest Grove Customer Conference, exploring how different types of businesses use technological developments such as predictive analytics and data blending; the Perth General Practice Conference and Exhibition, the largest healthcare conference from Western Australia; the Perth Digital Marketing Conference, a meeting point for Australian and international specialists in digital marketing; the Language, Literacy and Learning Conference, a conference exploring methods of developing literacy; and the International Conference on Computer Sciences and Technology Management, one of Western Australia’s leading IT conferences.
Perth Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Perth, Australia, a few local restaurants to experience include: the C Restaurant in the Sky (+61 8 9220 8333), a high-end restaurant offering panoramic views of the city and serving a large variety of modern Australian dishes; the P’tite Ardoise Bistro (+61 8 9228 2008), an excellent French restaurant offering a great diversity of gourmet dishes; the Grand Lane Fish House (+61 8 6267 0700), an amazing fish and chips restaurant; Perugino (+61 8 9321 5420), one of the best Italian restaurants in the city; and Fire and Spice (+61 8 9367 3809), a perfect place where you can sample traditional Nepali cuisine.
Perth Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Perth, Australia, including: the Freemantle Prison, an enormous former prison designated by UNESCO a World Heritage Site and currently showcasing a large variety of interactive exhibits related to prison life; the Swan Valley, a historical wine and food region featuring numerous wine tasting locales, gourmet shops, river cruises and a breathtaking wildlife park; the Penguin Island, a well-known site housing a large population of small penguins and pelicans; and the Perth Zoo, one of Australia’s largest zoos, established in 1898 and housing more than 1,300 animals.