Seoul Keynote Speaker
Motivational keynote speaker in Seoul, author and entrepreneur James Taylor is a well-known expert in innovation, artificial intelligence, creativity, leadership and marketing. He travels all over the globe, from Seoul to Singapore, to stage highly insightful and entertaining keynote presentations in front of a large variety of multinational audiences coming from multiple industries. From the US and South America to Asia and from Europe and Africa to the Middle East, Taylor assists individuals and organizations unlock their creativity, market and monetize innovation, and adapt to ever-changing conditions. He holds an MBA in international business and is currently a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), an organization boasting with notable past members including Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin. Taylor was the winner of the Modern ONTRApreneur Award and the S.D. Southern Award.
In the last twenty years he worked with famous global companies such as Yamaha, Sony, Bertelsmann, Apple, and Johnson & Johnson. Additionally, he also provided one-on-one coaching to a large variety of highly talented individuals, including rock stars, corporate leaders, educators, entrepreneurs and writers. His accomplishments as an international keynote speaker made him a highly visible figure in a diversity of media outlets. He was also the subject of a 30 minutes BBC documentary, in which his life and outstanding career as an author, entrepreneur and global keynote speaker were showcased.
Global companies choose top motivational keynote speaker in Seoul James Taylor to help their people unlock their creativity, accelerate innovation and adapt to change.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Seoul, South Korea has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
COEX Convention Centre Grand Ball Room, on Yeongdong-daero
Conrad Seoul, on Gukjegeumyung-ro, Yeoeuido-dong
Grand Hilton Seoul, on Yeonhui-ro, Seodaemun-gu
KOCONEX Korea Convention Services, on Seocho-gu
SETEC, on Daechi-dong, Gangnam-gu
The Federation of Korean Industries Hall, on Yeoui-daero, Yeoeuido-dong
General Information about Seoul for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With over 11.8 million inhabitants, Seoul is the capital and largest city of South Korea. It is an intriguing blend of ancient traditions and cutting-edge technological and economic developments and has the fourth largest economy in the world, surpassing cities such as Paris or London. Seoul is a major economic, financial, tourist and cultural centre and hosts the regional headquarters of large corporations such as Hyundai, Samsung, and LG. It is the ninth most visited city in the world, attracting annually over 10 million tourists. Some of its most important landmarks include: imposing palaces such as the Changdeok Palace, the Gyeongbok Palace and the Deoksu Palace; beautiful green areas like the Boramae Park, the Namsan Park and the Yangjae Citizen’s Forest; and a large number of ancient temples and shrines, including the Bongeun Temple, the Jogye Temple and the Jongmyo Shrine. Recently, the city became famous for its modern architecture too, represented by skyscrapers such as the N Seoul Tower, the Trade Tower, the Lotte World Tower and the Parc1 Tower. Seoul is also a major cultural centre, hosting 115 fantastic museums, including the National Museum of Korea, the Seoul Museum of Art, the Korean Film Museum, the National Palace Museum of Korea and the National Folk Museum.
The City as a Conference Destination
Seoul, South Korea is an important centre for international conferences and conventions. Some of the most notable ones include: Smart Tech Korea, a meeting point for technological experts from all over the world; Block Seoul, one of the largest blockchain conference from South Korea; the World Conference on Innovation, Engineering and Technology, bringing together some of the most innovative engineers and technology specialists; the International Symposium on Teaching, Education and Learning (ISTEL), an important conference about education organized by the International Business Academics Consortium and the Korea Data Strategy Society; and the International Conference on Medical, Medicine and Health Sciences, a major healthcare convention.
Seoul Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Seoul, South Korea, a few local restaurants to experience include: Jungsik Seoul (+82 2-517-4654) and Maple Tree House (+82 2-790-7977), two of the best restaurants serving traditional Korean dishes; Hemlagat (+82 2-318-3335), an excellent Swedish restaurant; Pierre Gagnaire à Séoul (+82 2-317-7181), a luxurious French restaurant famous for its gourmet dishes; Brera (+82 2-2236-0770), one of the best Italian restaurants in the city; the Casablanca Sandwicherie (+82 2-797-8367), offering a large selection of Moroccan cuisine; Braai Republic (+82 70-8879-1967), a fantastic South African restaurant; and Gurkha (+82 2-775-8860), a well-known Indian restaurant serving halal food.
Seoul Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Seoul, South Korea, including: Insa-dong, a neighborhood which used to host Korea’s largest market for artworks and antiques and is currently famous for its excellent art museums, shops and palaces; the N Seoul Tower, an imposing 236-metres-high communication and observation tower providing amazing panoramic views; the Bukchon Hanok Village, a heritage village dating back to the 14th century and containing over 900 ‘hanoks’ (traditional Korean houses); and the Gyeongbokgung Palace, a historical royal palace built in the 14th century and currently containing a museum and several breathtaking gardens.