San Antonio Keynote Speaker
James Taylor is an international keynote speaker who travels the world, from San Antonio to Singapore, to provide deeply insightful messages to business audiences from multiple industries. His lively keynote presentations will help you and your teams increase your creative potential, accelerate innovation, adapt to a constantly changing society, and build creative cultures.
A motivational keynote speaker specializing in innovation, creativity, leadership, marketing, and artificial intelligence, Taylor is passionate about providing stage experiences which educate, inspire and entertain his audiences. During his highly visual and humorous keynotes, he takes his audiences on journeys of discovery, teaching them the backstage secrets of how the most creative and innovative individuals and companies from the globe are adapting to changes and technological disruptions. Throughout his career, James has spoken at global conferences in the USA, Europe, Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa and he hosted the largest online summit for professional speakers from the world.
He collaborated with prestigious companies such as Apple, Sony, Bertelsmann, Johnson & Johnson and Yamaha, and provided one-on-one coaching to talented individuals from various industries. He holds an MBA focused on international business and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an institution boasting with previous fellows such as Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin. Recently, he featured in a 30-minutes BBC documentary about his career as an inspirational and motivational keynote speaker.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
San Antonio, Texas has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Henry B. González Convention Center, on E Market St.
Hyatt Regency Conference Center San Antonio, on Losoya St.
Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio-Live Oak Conference Center, on Pat Booker Rd.
Norris Conference Centers, on Northwest Loop
Trinity University William Knox Holt Center, on Oakmont Ct.
San Antonio Meeting Center, on N Main Ave.
General Information about San Antonio for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With a population of over 1.5 million, San Antonio is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous one in Texas. Founded in 1718 as a Spanish colonial outpost, it is the oldest municipality from the state of Texas. San Antonio has a highly diversified economy, with main strengths in military, health care, financial and civil services, oil and gas industries, tourism, and manufacturing. It host the headquarters of six major Fortune 500 companies, Andeavor, Valero Energy, iHeartMedia, USAA, CST Brands Inc., and NuStar Energy, as well as of other major companies such as the Carenet Healthcare Services, the Frost Bank, the Zachry Holdings and Construction Company, Toyota and Microsoft. Moreover, San Antonio has the largest number of military bases in the US, including the Lackland Air Force Base, the Randolph Air Force Base, the Brooke Army Medical Center, and Fort Sam Houston. San Antonio is a major touristic center, attracting annually over 32 million visitors. Some of its most important landmarks include the Alamo and the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, two 18th century Spanish missions currently designated World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, as well as other famous attractions such as the River Walk, the Tower of the Americas, Marriage Island, SeaWorld and the Alamo Bowl.
The City as a Conference Destination
San Antonio is a major center for international conferences, conventions and summits, such as: the San Antonio Digital Marketing Conference, a major venue for global experts in marketing and technology; InnoTech San Antonio: the Business and Technology Innovation Conference and Exhibition, gathering over 1,500 specialists in business, IT and innovation from all over the world; the TCEA Convention & Exhibtion, a large event focused on the impact of technology in education; the San Antonio Cybersecurity Conference, an important information technology conference about issues such as cloud, email, LAN, and wireless security; and the Army Medical Symposium & Exposition, an event focused on advances in army medicine.
San Antonio Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in San Antonio, Texas, a few local restaurants to experience include: Bliss (+1 210-225-2547) and Biga on the Banks (+1 210-225-0722), two chic restaurants where you can sample New American cuisine; Eddie V’s Prime Seafood (+1 210-493-1600) and Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen (+1 210-340-7143), two of the best seafood restaurants in the city; Zocca Cuisine D’Italia (+1 210-444-6070), an excellent restaurant serving a large variety of contemporary Italian dishes; the Chama Gaúcha Brazilian Steakhouse (+1 210-564-9400), a fantastic Brazilian restaurant specializing in grilled dishes; and the Sumo Japanese Steakhouse (+1 210-541-8100), an amazing Japanese locale famous for its teppanyaki-style steaks.
San Antonio Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions to visit after your business conference in San Antonio, Texas. Some of the most famous ones include: the Alamo Mission in San Antonio, a legendary 18th century fortress, currently featuring an excellent museum documenting the history of Texas and several beautiful gardens; the San Antonio River Walk, an urban park with landscaped walkways located along the banks of the San Antonio River, and boasting with a large number of restaurants, bars, hotels and shops; and the SeaWorld San Antonio, a large, 250-acre aquatic themed park, featuring marine life shows, thrill rides, and several massive aquariums.