Taipei Keynote Speaker
Inspirational keynote speaker James Taylor is a globally recognized expert in creativity, marketing, artificial intelligence, leadership and innovation. During the past 20 years, he travelled the world, from Taipei to Singapore, to offer insightful, educational, content-rich and humorous keynote presentations to a large variety of individuals and companies from different industries and professional backgrounds. From the United States and South America to Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe, Taylor taught his audiences how to market, maximize and monetize their creativity, how to increase the pace of innovation, and how to cope with changes.
He holds a Masters in Business Administration (focused on international business) and is a member of the Royal Society of Arts, an institution with prestigious past fellows like Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin. Due to his numerous accomplishments as an entrepreneur, author, and keynote speaker he won two important prizes, the S.D. Southern Award and the Modern ONTRApreneur Award. He collaborated with multinational companies such as Bertelsmann, Apple, Sony, Johnson & Johnson and Yamaha and also provided individual advice to a large number of corporate leaders, music artists, educators, writers and entrepreneurs. BBC produced a documentary about career as a highly successful keynote speaker and entrepreneur.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Taipei, Taiwan has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Taipei International Convention Centre, on Xinyi Road
GIS NTU Convention Centre, on Roosevelt Road
Fubon Life Insurance Building International Conference Centre, on Dunhua South Road
NTUH International Convention Centre, on Xuzhou Road
Universal Innovation Conference Centre, on Songshan District
Taipei Marriott Hotel, on Lequn 2nd Road
General Information about Taipei for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
With a population of over 2.7 million, Taipei is the capital and fourth largest city of Taiwan. It is the economic, political, technological, educational and cultural centre of the country. It hosts the headquarters of some of the major corporations from Taiwan, such as Fubon Financial Holding, the CTBC Bank, Asus, Tatung Company, and D-Link, as well as the regional offices of some of the world’s largest companies, including Microsoft, Google, IBM, Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Citibank. Taipei is also a major tourist destination, attracting annually over 6.3 million foreign visitors (the 15th most visited city in the world). Some of its most notable landmarks include: the National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, a national monument built in the memory of former president of China, Chiang Kai-shek; the Dalongdong Baoan Temple, an impressive Taiwanese folk religion temple; the Presidential Office Building, an imposing construction housing the office of the president of China; Ximending, a vibrant neighborhood and shopping district; and various bustling night markets all around the city. Taipei is an important cultural hub too, boasting with a large number of excellent museums, such as the National Palace Museum, one of the largest museums in the world, the National Taiwan Museum, the oldest museum from the country, established in 1908, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, featuring exhibits of contemporary artists.
The City as a Conference Destination
Taipei, Taiwan, is a major centre for international conferences and conventions, such as: Computex Taipei, one of the largest global ICT, IoT and Startup trade shows; the International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Applied Science, another important technology event; the International Conference on Marketing, Tourism, and Hospitality, a conference exploring the relationship between marketing and the tourism industry; the International Conference on Business and Internet, a meeting point for experts in information technology and business leaders; the Healthcare + Expo, a conference and exhibition focused on the impact of technology on healthcare practices; and the International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Organizational Behavior, where the latest trends in educational methodology are presented and discussed.
Taipei Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Taipei, Taiwan, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Shin Yeh Main Restaurant (+886 2 2596 3255) and the Shin Yeh Dining (+886 2 8101 0185), two of the best restaurants serving traditional Taiwanese cuisine; Yen Taipei (+886 2 7703 8768), offering a large variety of Chinese dishes; Raw (+886 2 8501 5800), an outstanding French restaurant; Tuga (+886 2 2752 6501), one of the best Portuguese restaurants in the city; RyuGin Taipei (+886 2 8501 5808), an excellent Japanese restaurant; and the Balle Balle Indian Restaurant & Bar (+886 2 2570 7265), where you can try a diversity of delicious Indian dishes.
Taipei Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Taipei, Taiwan, including: Taipei 101, an enormous 106-floor skyscraper (509 metres), with light effects, possibilities for shopping and dining and an observation deck offering breathtaking views of the city; the Yangmingshan National Park, a picturesque destination featuring numerous hiking trails and hot springs, as well as Taiwan’s largest dormant volcano; the National Palace Museum, a huge museum with a permanent collection of almost 700,000 of ancient Chinese artworks and historical artifacts; and the Lungshan Temple of Manka, a wonderful temple constructed in the 18th century and celebrating both Buddhist and Taoist deities.