Stuttgart Keynote Speaker
Motivational keynote speaker James Taylor is a renowned expert in creativity, innovation, leadership, artificial intelligence and marketing, who travels the world, from Stuttgart to Singapore, to help individuals and institutions unlock their creative abilities, speed-up innovation, and successfully cope with the incessant changes characterizing contemporary societies. In the past two decades, Taylor delivered insightful, content-rich and humorous presentations to various audiences from Africa, South America, Europe, Asia, the US and the Middle East.
With an MBA in international business and a fellowship at the RSA (the Royal Society of Arts, a prestigious organization whose past members included famous figures such as Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin), Taylor worked with major corporations such as Bertelsmann, Yamaha, Sony, Johnson & Johnson, and Apple, and offered coaching to a diversity of entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, musicians, educators and writers, helping them market, monetize and maximize their creativity. A world-famous entrepreneur, author and keynote speaker, and the recipient of the prestigious Modern ONTRApreneur and S.D. Southern prizes, Taylor has gained visibility in a diversity of media outlets. Recently, he was also the subject of a BBC documentary, in which his major accomplishments as an innovative entrepreneur and inspirational keynote speaker were presented.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Stuttgart, Germany has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
ICS Internationales Congresscenter Stuttgart, on Messepiazza
WÖLLHAF Konferenz- und Bankettcenter Stuttgart Airport, on Stuttgart Airport, Terminal 1
Maritim Hotel Stuttgart, on Seidenstraße
Forum am Schlosspark, on Stuttgarter Str.
TOP Messehotel Europe, on Siemensstraße
Stadthalle Sindelfingen, on Schillerstraße
General Information about Stuttgart for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With a population of over 600,000, Stuttgart is the capital and largest city of the state of Baden-Württemberg, as well as the sixth most populous city in Germany. It is located on the Neckar River, close to the Swabian Alps and the Black Forest. Stuttgart is a major financial, commercial, industrial, touristic, publishing and cultural centre and has particular strengths in automobile production. Some of the largest corporations headquartered in the city include Porche, Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, Daimler AG and Dinkelacker. Stuttgart is one of the most multicultural German cities, with over 40% of its inhabitants being of immigrant background. It is also a major tourist destination, famous for landmarks such as the Collegiate Church, built in the 12th century, the Old Castle, dating back to the 14th century, the King Wilhelm Palace, an imposing building constructed in 1840, and the King’s Building, built in 1850 in a Classical style. Stuttgart is well-known for its vibrant cultural scene, represented by museums such as the Old State Gallery, exhibiting masterpieces of Rembrandt, Rubens, Monet, Renoir and Cezanne, the New State Gallery, housing artworks by Dali, Picasso, Matisse, Klee and Chagall, and the State Museum of Württemberg, featuring historical artifacts related to the history of Württemberg.
The City as a Conference Destination
Stuttgart, Germany, is a major centre for international conferences and conventions, including: the Blockchain Future Festival, an innovative platform for industry, politics, education, research and start-ups, where industries, international thinkers and blockchain experts are brought together to discuss the latest developments in the blockchain industry; the Developer UnConference Rewire Industrial Business, a participant-driven event focused on recent trends and new ideas connected to Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Data Science and other related topics; and the BleibGesundCamp (Stay Healthy Camp), an annual event organized in a modern bar-camp style and bringing together over 100 participants interested to exchange views on the topics of health, sustainability and well-being.
Stuttgart Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Stuttgart, Germany, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Gourmet-Restaurant OLIVO (+49 711 2048277), a minimalist, chic, Michelin-starred restaurant with French inspired dishes by famous chef Nico Burkhardt; Restaurant zum Ackerbürger (+49 711 560893), a fine-dining German restaurant offering excellent meals, a relaxing atmosphere and great service; Ambiente Africa (+49 711 2365511), an alternative place with east African food and diverse beers; and the Speisekammer West (+49 711 93590622), a quiet and modernly furnished little place in the western part of Stuttgart, offering regional seasonal food prepared in an authentic way, and offering many options for both vegetarians and meat lovers.
Stuttgart Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Stuttgart, Germany, such as: the Ludwigsburg Palace, also known as the “Versailles of Swabia,” a massive 452-room palace complex with a total of 18 buildings – the largest palatial estate in Germany; the Old Castle, located on the Schillerplatz Square, which was originally a 10th century water castle and currently houses the Landesmuseum Württemberg (Württemberg State Museum); and the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, an art museum inaugurated in 1843 and one of Europe’s leading museums displaying a large collection of 20th century art, sculptures, drawings, photographs and occasionally special exhibitions of prints.