Sydney Keynote Speaker
James Taylor is an international expert in innovation, creativity, leadership and marketing, who travels the world, from Sydney to Singapore, to deliver amazing, content-rich keynote speeches to individuals and companies from a large variety of professional backgrounds.
Through his educational as well as entertaining presentations, James aims to unleash his audience’s creative potential, and to help them cope with the myriad changes they must face in our contemporary world. Holding an MBA in international business and a fellowship at the RSA (an institution boasting with many past prestigious fellows, such as Benjamin Franklin and Nelson Mandela), Taylor travels from Europe to the United States and from Asia to Middle East to help his audiences maximize, monetize and market their creativity. In the past 20 years, he collaborated with large multinational companies including Sony, Apple, Johnson & Johnson, Bertelsmann and Yamaha, as well as with world-leading individuals such as entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, writers, music artists or educators. Taylor was the recipient of the prestigious Modern ONTRApreneur Award and S.D. Southern Award and is a prominent figure in a large variety of media outlets. Recently, BBC aired a documentary focused on his life and highly successful career as an entrepreneur, author and international keynote speaker.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Sydney has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, on Darling Dr.
Sydney Masonic Centre, on Goulburn St.
Cliftons Sydney, on Margaret St.
Karstens Sydney, on Harrington St.
Wesley Conference Centre, on Pitt St.
Northside Conference Centre, on Oxley St.
General Information about Sydney for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Sydney is the capital of New South Wales and one of the largest cities in Australia with a population of 5,131,326. It is most famous for its Opera House with its distinctive design resembling a sail, located in the Sydney Harbor. The city is among the top 15 most visited places on the globe, with millions of tourists coming annually to see Sydney’s over 2.5 million acres of nature reserves and parks, including the Royal National Park and the Royal Botanical Garden, as well as other famous landmarks such as the Sydney Tower, the Sydney Harbor Bridge, John Verge’s Elizabeth Bay House, St Philip’s Church, Edward Blore’s Government House, the Kirribilli House and, of course, the world-renowned Sydney Opera House which became a World Heritage Site in 2007. The University of Sydney, established in the 1850, is the first university from Australia and the State Library of New York the oldest library, opened in 1826. Sydney has an advanced market economy, with particular strengths in finances, manufacturing industry and tourism. The city is home to a large number of foreign banks and multinational companies. Although Sydney is among the most expensive cities in the world, it is ranked the tenth in terms of quality of living.
The City as a Conference Destination
Sydney is a major international hub for conferences and conventions, hosting a large number of such events each year. Some of the most important ones include: the Intrigue Summit, a conference and exhibition focused on the latest advances in marketing, sales and advertising; the P20 Talks, an event dedicated to life skills professionals; the First Steps to Success Encore, a meeting about how to achieve success in finances and relationships; the Winning Sales Strategies, a conference about sales leadership strategies and tactics; the Cyber in Business Conference, an international conference about cyber security in the context of business; and the Women in Environment & Sustainability Leadership Summit, an event dedicated to talented women from the field of environmental sustainability.
Sydney Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Sydney, Australia, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Sea Glass Waterfront Grill (+1 778-351-3663), a Canadian restaurant specializing in fish, prawns and prime meats; the Sidney Harbour Chinese Buffet Restaurant (+1 778-426-3888), one of the best Chinese take-out restaurants in the city; the Chon Tong Thai Restaurant (+1 778-351-4956), offering delicious samples of Thai dishes; the Deep Cove Chalet (+1 250-656-3541), a waterfront French restaurant; the Bistro Suisse (+1 250-656-5353), a fantastic Swiss Restaurant; and the Peninsula Pizza (+1 250-652-8444), offering a large selection of fresh and tasty pizzas.
Sydney Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions to visit after your business conference in Sydney, Australia, including: the Sydney Tower, the city’s highest building, offering fantastic views of the metropolis, surrounding countryside and harbor; the Queen Victoria Building, an enormous five-story shopping centre built in the Romanesque Revival Style, housing more than 200 shops; the Bondy Beach, a famous attraction for sunbathers, swimmers, bodybuilders and especially surfers, located near Sydney’s Central Business District; and the Sydney Opera House, one of the world’s most famous buildings, designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, and containing a 1,500-seat opera house, a concert hall, three theaters and numerous bars and restaurants.