Philadelphia Keynote Speaker
James Taylor is a motivational keynote speaker, writer and entrepreneur, world-famous for his expertise in creativity, innovation, marketing, artificial intelligence and leadership. Over the past 20 years he travelled everywhere in the world, from Philadelphia to Singapore, to provide highly insightful and entertaining keynote speeches to companies and individuals from a diversity of professional backgrounds and industries. From the US and South America to Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Taylor taught his audiences how to unleash their creativity, speed-up innovation and adapt to change.
Holding an MBA in international business, a fellowship at the RSA (a major organization with prior members such as Benjamin Franklin and Nelson Mandela), and two important awards (the Modern ONTRApreneur and the S.D. Southern awards), Taylor is highly capable to teach individuals and companies how to maximize, market and monetize their innovativeness. He worked with world-leading companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Bertelsmann, Apple, Sony, and Yamaha and also engaged in invaluable one-on-one coaching with a large array of highly talented individuals, including musicians, educators, writers, corporate leaders, and entrepreneurs. His exceptional accomplishments as an international keynote speaker increased his visibility in various media outlets and even attracted BBC’s attention: he was the subject of a documentary focused on his career as a motivational keynote speaker and entrepreneur.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has many excellent conference Centres and facilities, including:
Convene, on Market St.
Days Inn Philadelphia Convention Centre, on Race St.
Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, on Belmont Ave.
Friends Centre, on Cherry St.
Pennsylvania Convention Centre, on Arch St.
Science History Institute Conference Centre, on Chestnut St.
General Information about Philadelphia for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With a population of almost 1.6 million, Philadelphia is the most populous city in the state of Pennsylvania and the sixth largest city in the US. It is an important centre for economics, technology, finances, manufacturing, oil refining, food processing, biotechnology, education, healthcare, tourism and culture, and hosts the headquarters of a large number of major companies, including Cigna, Comcast, Crown Holdings, the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Urban Outfitters, Boeing Rotorcroft Systems and Colonia Penn. Philadelphia has once been the capital city of the United States, and is also famous for being the place where the first hospital, medical school, library, stock exchange, business school and zoological garden from the country were established. The city is home to 67 sites designated National Historic Landmarks, including the Eastern State Penitentiary, the Merchant’s Exchange Building, the American Philosophical Society Hall, the Carpenters’ Hall, the John Coltrane House and the John Bartram House and Garden. Philadelphia is internationally-renowned as an excellent education and research centre, represented by prestigious universities such as the University of Pennsylvania, the Thomas Jefferson University, Temple University, Saint Joseph’s University and Drexel University. Moreover, it is also home to fantastic museums, such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Philadelphia History Museum, and the Museum of the American Institution.
The City as a Conference Destination
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a major destination for international conferences and conventions. Some of the most important ones include: the Philly Tech Week, a one-week-long event focused on creativity, innovation and their invaluable role in technological development; the MedTech Conference, a meeting point for experts in medicine and technology; CLEAR’s Annual Educational Conference, a conference about new developments in the field of education; the Digital Summit, the most important digital marketing conference from Pennsylvania; the Women in Tech Summit, a conference discussing women who had powerful impact on technological advances; and the Philadelphia Financial Summit, an event focused on finances, economics and business.
Philadelphia Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a few local restaurants to experience include: Talula’s Garden (+1 215-592-7787), an upscale restaurant serving a large variety of seasonal American dishes; Townsend (+1 267-639-3203), an excellent French restaurant; Zahav (+1 215-625-8800), one of the best Israeli restaurant in the city; Vedge (+1 215-320-7500), a creative vegetarian and vegan restaurant; Ristorante Pesto (+1 215-336-8380), offering a large selection of amazing Italian dishes; Fogo de Chão (+1 215-636-9700), a well-known Brazilian steakhouse; Barclay Prime (+1 215-732-7560), a luxurious restaurant specializing in steaks and other meat dishes; and Noord (+1 267-909-9704), a modern chic Dutch restaurant famous for its homemade dishes.
Philadelphia Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, such as: the Liberty Bell, an enormous, 2,080 pounds artifact symbolizing American freedom, located in the Liberty Bell Centre; the Independence Hall, an iconic building constructed in 1753 where the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were signed; the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a majestic museum opened in the 1930s and housing a large collection of extraordinary Renaissance artworks; and the Independence National Historical Park, a national park preserving sites related to the American Revolution, such as the Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.