Pyongyang Keynote Speaker
A motivational keynote speaker, James Taylor travels the world, from Pyongyang to Singapore, to offer invaluable advice to business audiences from a variety of professional and industrial backgrounds. He holds an MBA in international business and is a notable fellow of the RSA (the Royal Society of Arts), an institution whose past well-known members include Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin. Throughout his 20 year long career, James has given speeches at global conferences in Europe, the US, Africa, South America, Asia and the Middle East and was the main host of the world’s largest online summit for expert keynote speakers. He collaborated with large companies such as Yamaha, Bertelsmann, Sony, Apple and Johnson & Johnson, and coached some of the world’s most talented individuals.
His extraordinary keynote speeches help his audiences increase their creative potentials, accelerate innovation, adapt to an ever-changing world and build creative cultures. An expert in innovation, creativity, artificial intelligence, leadership and marketing, James is passionate about offering presentations that inspire, educate, and entertain his audiences. During his tailored, educational and humorous speeches, he teaches his audiences how some of the globe’s most innovative individuals and companies are able to adapt to changes and technological disruptions. His fantastic talent as a motivational keynote speaker, author and entrepreneur made him an important figure in a variety of media outlets, and attracted the attention of BBC, which produced a documentary about his accomplishments as an inspirational keynote speaker.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Pyongyang, North Korea has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Yanggakdo Hotel, on Yanggakdo Island
Koryo Hotel, on Sang-dong
Sosan Hotel, on Chongchun Street
Haebangsan Hotel, on Kim Il Sung Square
Pyongyang Hotel, on Kangan St.
Ryanggang Hotel, on Mangyongdae District
General Information about Pyongyang for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With a population of over 3.2 million, Pyongyang is the capital and most populous city of North Korea. It is located on the Taedong River, approximately 100 km upstream from the Yellow Sea. Pyongyang is North Korea’s main industrial centre, due to its rich resources of coal, iron and limestone. Although its core industry is mechanical engineering, the city has strengths in other areas too, including cement manufacturing, industrial ceramics, weapons and munitions, textiles, food and footwear. Pyongyang is also home to numerous large retail stores, such as the Pothonggang Department Store, the Pyongyang Department Store No. 1, the Pyongyang Department Store No. 2, the Kwangbok Department Store, the Ragwon Department Store, the Pyongyang Station Department Store, and the Pyongyang Children’s Department Store. Pyongyang is an important educational centre, famous for universities like the Kim II-sung University, the Kim Chaek University of Technology, the Pyongyang University of Music and Dance and the Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies. Pyongyang is also a major tourist destination, well-known for landmarks such as the Juche Tower, the Arch of Triumph, the Mansu Hill Grand Monument, the Ryugyong Hotel (the seventh highest building in the world), as well as a number of excellent museums including the Korean Revolution Museum.
The City as a Conference Destination
Pyongyang is a major centre for international conferences and conventions. Some of the most notable ones include: the Pyongyang Blockchain Conference, a seven-day event with sessions for experts in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry where they can share their knowledge and vision, establish connections and discuss business opportunities; the Kim-Moon Summit, a three-day event focused on political issues related to inter-Korean relations and foreign affairs; and the Pyongsong Startup Bootcamp, featuring sightseeing tours in the Korean cities of Pyongyang and Pyongsong, as well as participation in an interactive three-day workshop for North Koreans who are trying to start a business.
Pyongyang Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Pyongyang, North Korea, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Potongmun Restaurant (+850 2 321 6002), a perfect place where you can sample traditional North Korean cuisine; the Mangyondae 1,000 Seat Restaurant (+850 2 698 8112), offering a fusion of typical Korean and international cuisine; Baljeet’s Curry House (+850 12235466), a great Korean restaurant serving a large selection of noodles, meat dishes and fish dishes with spicy curry condiments;the Taedonggang Diplomatic Club, an excellent Korean restaurant renowned for its professional and friendly service; and the Supreme Snail Emporium, a highly recommended choice for snail dishes lovers.
Pyongyang Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Pyongyang, North Korea, such as: the Arch of Triumph, the second tallest triumphal arch in the world, after Monumento a la Revolución in Mexico, built to commemorate the Korean resistance to Japan from 1925 to 1945; the Juche Tower, a major landmark named after the Juche ideology, introduced by the country’s first leader, Kim Il-sung; the Korean Revolution Museum, founded on August 1, 1948 and featuring a large selection of items related to Kim Il-sung and the Korean revolutionary movement; and the Ulmil Pavilion, a historic structure located on the Moran Hill in Pyongyang, named after the legend of the Ulmil fairy.