Toronto Keynote Speaker
International keynote speaker, entrepreneur, author and motivational keynote speaker in Toronto James Taylor is a recognized expert in innovation, creativity, leadership and marketing. He travels the world, from Toronto to Singapore, to stage highly insightful as well as entertaining keynote speeches to a large variety of multinational audiences coming from different industries. From the US to Asia and from Europe to Middle East, Taylor helps individuals and companies unlock their creativity, increase, market and monetize innovation, and adapt to an ever-changing world.
He holds an MBA in international business and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an organization boasting with notable past fellows such as Nelson Mandela and Benjamin Franklin. Taylor was the recipient of the Modern ONTRApreneur Award and the S.D. Southern Award. In the past 20 years he collaborated with renowned global companies such as Yamaha, Sony, Bertelsmann, Johnson & Johnson and Apple. In addition, he also provided 1-on-1 coaching to a variety of talented individuals including rockstars, educators, entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and writers. His successful career as an international keynote speaker made him a highly visible figure in a large variety of media outlets. He was also the subject of a 30 minutes BBC documentary, in which his life and great accomplishments as an author, entrepreneur and global keynote speaker were presented.
Global companies choose top motivational keynote speaker in Toronto James Taylor to help their people unlock their creativity, accelerate innovation and adapt to change.
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CONFERENCE CENTRE VENUES
Toronto has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, on Front St. W
The Westin Harbour Castle Conference Centre, on Bay Street
Toronto Congress Centre, on Dixon Rd.
Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport & Conference Centre, on Dixon Rd.
International Centre, on Airport Rd.
Markham Convention Centre, on Markham Rd.
General Information about Toronto for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Toronto is a major Canadian city located on Lake Ontario’s northwestern shore. It is a dynamic multicultural and cosmopolitan metropolis, with over 160 languages spoken in the city, and a major hub for finances, business, arts, culture and tourism. Its numerous festivals and public events, as well as museums and galleries, entertainment districts, sports activities and national historic sites attract more than 25 million tourists each year. Considered the financial capital of Canada, Toronto has a high density of brokerage firms and banks in the Financial District, on Bay Street. The Toronto Stock Exchange is the seventh largest stock exchange in the world. Besides finances, Toronto is an important centre for technology, design, education, business services, food services, environmental innovation, life sciences, fashion, arts and media. A major local industry is represented by film production. Since 2011, Toronto is the third largest production centre for cinema and television after Los Angeles and New York, and is home to the famous Toronto International Film Festival. Architecturally, Toronto is very diverse, containing both buildings dating back to early 19th century and very new constructions, such as its many skyscrapers and high-rise buildings including the CN Tower, which is the tallest free-standing construction in the Western Hemisphere.
The City as a Conference Destination
Toronto is a major centre for international conferences and conventions. Some of the most important ones include: the Big Data Toronto Conference & Expo, Canada’s number one conference about data industry, advanced machine learning, privacy, cybersecurity and cloud analytics and computing; the AI Toronto Conference & Exhibition, the largest event about Artificial Intelligence in Canada; the Toronto Entrepreneurs Conference, dedicated to assist business leaders from the Toronto Area forge new connections; Conex: The Content Experience, a series of meeting aiming to advance the practice of online marketing; and the Social Finance Forum, a venue for over 500 investors, entrepreneurs, charity leaders and finance professionals eager to reshape the market.
Toronto Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Toronto, Canada, some local restaurants to experience include: George Restaurant (+1 647-496-8275), where you can sample traditional Canadian cuisine; the Richmond Station restaurant (+1 647-748-1444), an eclectic locale famous for its steaks and burgers; the Jacobs & Co. Steakhouse (+1 416-366-0200), another restaurant famous for its delicious steakes; Alo (+1 416-260-2222) and the Scaramouche Restaurant (+1 416-961-8011), two amazing Modern French restaurants serving a large variety of French haute-cuisine dishes; Miku Toronto (+1 647-347-7347), the best Japanese restaurant in the city, renowned for its flame-seared sushi; Oyster Boy (+1 416-534-3432), a fantastic seafood restaurant; and PAI ( +1 416-901-4724), offering a diversity of Thai dishes.
Toronto Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions to visit after your business conference in Toronto, Canada, including: the Royal Ontario Museum, home to an outstanding collection of artworks from all over the world and from various historical periods; the Casa Loma, an amazing building with over 100 rooms resembling a medieval castle; the Toronto Zoo, with a collection of several thousand animals divided into sections, each representing a major region of the globe, most famous for its African Savannah and Great Barrier Reef collections; and St. Lawrence Market, built in 1950 and housing a large variety of vendors of food products, flowers as well as specialty items.