Shenzhen Keynote Speaker
Inspirational keynote speaker, entrepreneur and author James Taylor travels the globe, from Shenzhen to Singapore to deliver insightful, content-rich, educational and humorous keynote speeches to a large variety of individuals and organizations coming from a diversity of professional backgrounds and industries. Throughout the past twenty years Taylor has travelled to Africa, Asia, the Middle East, South America, Europe and the United States in order to assist his audiences marketize, monetize and maximize their innovativeness.
A well-known expert in creativity, innovation, artificial intelligence, leadership and marketing, Taylor is highly passionate about unlocking people’s creative potential and helping them deal with the multitude of changes contemporary society forces them to face. He holds an MBA focused on international business, is currently a fellow of the Royal Institute of Arts (other prestigious members of RSA included Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin) and is the winner of the Modern ONTRApreneur and S.D. Southern awards. His past clients include important, multinational corporations such as Apple, Johnson & Johnson, Sony, Bertelsmann, and Yamaha. Besides providing advice to corporations and organizations, Taylor has also engaged in one-on-one coaching with world-famous personalities including entrepreneurs, writers, corporate leaders, educators, and even rock-stars. He appeared in a large variety of media outlets and was the subject of a 30 minutes BBC documentary about his highly successful career as an entrepreneur, author and motivational keynote speaker.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Shenzhen, China has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Ming Wah International Convention Centre Shenzhen Hotel, on Guishan Rd.
Vanke International Conference Centre, on Yiyun Rd.
Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Centre, on Fuhua 3rd Rd.
Best Western Shenzhen Felicity Hotel, on Heping Rd.
InterContinental Shenzhen, on Shennan Rd.
Great China International Exchange Plaza, on Jintian Rd.
General Information about Shenzhen for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Shenzhen is a major city in the Guangdong province of China, with a population of almost 20 million inhabitants. In the 1990s and the 2000s, it was one of the fastest growing cities on the globe due to rapid foreign investment. Currently, it is a leading technology hub and is considered a new Silicon Valley. It hosts the headquarters of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and of major multinational corporations such as Vanke, Hytera, Nepstar, CIMC, Huawei, Ping An Insurance and Ping An Bank, JXD, Tencent and Shenzhen Airlines. Shenzhen is also an important tourist destination, due to numerous landmarks including: wonderful beaches such as Dameisha, Xiaomeisha and Xichong; vast urban parks such as the Lianhuashan Park, the Zhongshan Park and People’s Park; themed parks like the Splendid China Folk Village, the Shenzhen Safari Park, the Window of the World Park and the Happy Valley Shenzhen; as well as numerous excellent museums and other cultural institutions, including the He Xiangning Art Museum, the OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, the Shenzhen Shekou Maritime Museum, the Shenzhen Cultural Centre, and the Shenzhen Civic Centre. Shenzhen is also an important educational centre, home to prestigious universities such as the Shenzhen University, the Shenzhen Polytechnic and the Shenzhen Institute of Technology.
The City as a Conference Destination
Shenzhen is a major centre for a large number of international conferences and conventions, including: the OpenTechSummit China, one of the largest technology summits from China; TechCruch Shenzhen and the Computing Conference: Empower Digital China, two other important technology conferences, focused particularly on developments in information technologies; the China Marketing Summit, a meeting point for national and international experts in marketing; the Shenzhen International Biotech & Healthcare Summit and Exposition, an event exploring the impact of technology on healthcare; the China International Medical Equipment Fair, an excellent conference dealing with the latest developments in medical equipment manufacturing; and the International Conference on Education and Social Development, a major education event.
Shenzhen Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Shenzhen, China, a few local restaurants to experience include: Jinhuangting (+86 755 2399 3688) and Xintai (+86 755 2531 3918), two of the best places to try traditional local cuisine; Shouxiangren Yecai (+86 755 2698 8128), an excellent restaurant specializing in seafood; Priyanka (+86 755 8332 7822), an amazing Indian restaurant; Belle Epoque (+86 755 8266 8880), a stylish French restaurant; Milano (+86 755 8358 1661), offering a large variety of delicious Italian dishes; Taimanguan (+86 755 8269 1118), one of the best Thai restaurants in the city; and Watami (+86 755 8266 8311), a famous Japanese restaurant.
Shenzhen Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Shenzhen, China, including: the Window of the World, a 48 hectares theme park featuring about 130 reproductions of the most famous tourist attractions in the world; the Dameisha Beach, a large sandy beach with fantastic mountain views and the possibility for swimming, lounging and grilling; the Sun Hing Square, also known as the Di Wang Tower, a 384 metres tall skyscraper with a five story shopping arcade and an observation deck; and the Lizhi Park, a large beautiful park with a large number of litchi trees, a lake and numerous paths and pavilions.