Scottsdale Keynote Speaker
James Taylor is a global keynote speaker who travels everywhere in the world, from Scottsdale to Singapore, to provide deeply insightful messages to a large variety of business audiences from multiple industrial backgrounds. His lively and insightful keynote speeches will help you and your teams increase your creative potential, accelerate the speed of innovation, adapt to changing conditions, and build creative cultures. A motivational keynote speaker specializing in creativity, innovation, leadership, marketing, and artificial intelligence, Taylor is strongly passionate about offering experiences on stage which educate, entertain and inspire his audiences.
During his highly visual and humorous presentations, he takes his audience on journeys of discovery, unveiling the backstage secrets of the ways in which the most creative and innovative individuals and institutions from the globe are coping with change and technological disruptions. During his long career, he has spoken at global conferences in the US, the Middle East, Europe, Asia, South America and Africa. Moreover, he hosted the largest online summit for professional speakers from the world.
He collaborated with major companies such as Yamaha, Apple, Sony, Bertelsmann, and Johnson & Johnson, and offered 1-on-1 coaching to many highly talented individuals from a large variety of backgrounds. He holds an MBA in international business and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an organization boasting with prior members like Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin. Recently, BBC produced a 30 minutes documentary about his career as a motivational keynote speaker.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Scottsdale, Arizona has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, on E McCormick Pkwy
Palomino Ballroom & Conference Center, on E Hacienda Way
Conference Network International, on N 90th St.
Scottsdale Parada Expo Center, on E Earll Dr.
Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center, on E 5th St.
Davinci Meeting Rooms, on N Pacesetter Way
General Information about Scottsdale for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Scottsdale is located on the eastern side of Maricopa County, Arizona and has a population of over 230,000. It is one of the wealthiest cities from the Phoenix Metropolitan Area and an important centre for retail, healthcare and tourism. Scottsdale is highly famous for its high-end shopping scene, being home to the Fashion Square Mall, one of the largest shopping malls in the US, as well as to many luxury department stores such as Nordstrom, Macy’s, Dillard’s and Neiman Marcus. Scottsdale is a major healthcare centre too, hosting the headquarters of medical institutions like CVS Health, Honor Health and the Mayo Clinic. However, its strongest industry remains tourism, the city attracting annually over 7.5 million visitors. Scottsdale is famous for its numerous canals (over 130 miles), whose banks are ideal for strolling, biking or jogging, as well as for numerous landmarks including the Old Town, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, and the Taliesin West, the winter home of famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Scottsdale is also renowned for its annual events and festivals, such as the Barett-Jackson Auto Show, a week-long exhibition of historic vehicles and luxurious automobiles, the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, exhibiting over 2,000 purebred horses, and the Scottsdale International Film Festival, focused on multicultural cinematic experiences.
The City as a Conference Destination
Scottsdale, Arizona is an important centre for international conventions, summits and conferences. Some of the most notable such events include: the B2B Marketing Exchange, a major conference focused on advances in the business and marketing industries; the Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, an event organized by Credit Suisse where the latest developments in technology and telecommunications are presented and discussed; the RealShare Healthcare Conference, a major venue for healthcare industry’s most important investors, brokers and financiers; the Powerhouse Women Event, a conference dedicated to the global empowerment of women; and Blockchain 48: the Premier Blockchain Summit, an important event focused on developments in cryptocurrencies.
Scottsdale Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Atlas Bistro (+1 480-990-2433), an upscale restaurant famous for its New American cuisine; the Roaring Fork (+1 480-947-0795), a stylish restaurant renowned for its flame-grilled dishes; Mastro’s City Hall (+1 480-941-4700), a posh restaurant serving gourmet steaks and seafood; Veneto Trattoria (+1 480-948-9928), an excellent Northern Italian restaurant; Soi 4 Bangkok Eatery (+1 480-778-1999), a chic locale offering a large variety of classic and modern Thai dishes; and Jalapeno Inferno (+1 480-585-6442), a restaurant serving a unique combination of Mexican and Southwestern American food.
Scottsdale Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, including: Taliesin West, the former winter house of famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright and currently the campus of the School of Architecture at Taliesin and the administrative seat of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; the OdySea Aquarium, one of the largest aquariums in the Southwestern side of the United States, spanning over 200,000 square feet and featuring more than 30,000 maritime animals; the Talking Stick Resort, a high-end resort with several pools, golf courses, dining areas, a spa, a casino and live entertainment; and the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, a multi-gallery museum dedicated to modern works of art, architecture and design.