Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Bangalore as a leading authority on technology (including ‘big data’ and predictive analytics) and global business trends (including demographics, particularly in south Asia). He’s the author of the award-winning book Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, Wiley) and a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. If you are planning a business conference at the MLR Convention Centre on Dyavasandra in Bengaluru (Karnataka), the NIMHANS Convention Center on Hosur Road in Lakkasandra, the AKS Karnataka Convention Centre or some other convention space in Bangalore, India, Patrick will deliver the excitement and buzz you’re looking for. As a motivational keynote speaker, his primary objective is to leave attendees inspired, energized and excited to improve their businesses.
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Bangalore has many conference facilities, including:
- The Bell Hotel and Convention Centre on Railway Colony
- Fairfield Marriott on 59th C Cross
- Saraswathi Convention Hall on Magadi Road
- NIMHANS Convention Centre on Hosur Road
- MLR Convention Centre on Brigade Millennium
- Other meeting spaces in Hoskote, Hosur and Rajanukunte
General Information about Bangalore, India, for Meeting Planners
Situated in the Deccan Plateau in the Karnataka state in Southwest India, Bangalore (or Bengaluru) is a huge city with a population of 8.5 million as of 2011. It is the capital city of Karnataka known as a financial and economic center in India and for its thriving information technology industry. It is home to numerous IT companies such as Infosys, Hewlett-Packard and Accenture and is therefore recognized as the Silicon Valley of India. In 2011, Bangalore hosted the Cricket World Cup and the 6th International Construction Equipment And Construction Technology Trade Fair. Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Royal Orchid Resort and Convention Centre Bangalore and Ramee Convention Center are some of the conference facilities located in Bangalore. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for India.
2014 Business Conventions in Bangalore, India
Bangalore will be home to dozens of conventions in 2014. The Techcircle Startup Conference will be held at the Hotel Matthan in February. It is being organized by Mosaic Media Ventures Private Limited. The National Conference, organized by the Oxford College of Science Bangalore, will be held on Hosur Road at the college campus in March. The Open Cloud Conference Series Bangalore, organized by the Questex Media Group, Inc. will take place in March. Organized by Fleming Gul, the Healthcare IT India Summit, will be held in June.
2013 Business Conferences in Bangalore, India
Numerous conferences are taking place in at Bangalore during 2013 including IEEE Bangalore Section’s 2013 IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies (IEEE CONECCT) which will be held at the World Trade Center, Bangalore, India in January. On the other hand, the 5th International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS) will be held at the Chancery Pavillion Hotel in January. Meanwhile, the IAPMRCON 2013: the 41st Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation will take place in January at the NIMHANS Convention Centre, whereas the DICOM 2013 International Conference and Seminar on Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine will be held at India’s Indian Institute of Science.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Bangalore
Bangalore Toastmasters clubs are a great place for India aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Cisco Xpressions meets at Cisco Systems on Outer Ring road (Tuesday at 2:15 PM), Deejays Club meets at The Catholic Club on Museum Road (Sunday at 5:00 PM), Smedley Speakers Society meets at NIPM Hall on Infantry Cross Road (Sunday at 10:30 AM) and Garden City Toastmasters Club meets at NIPM Hall on Infantry Road (Friday at 6:30 PM).
Bangalore Food Choices for Convention Attendees
Bangalore has some great restaurants you should visit if you’re visiting for a business convention, including the Grasshopper, Sunny’s, Gramin, and Barbeque Nation. Without a fixed menu, the Grasshopper (Phone: 080-2659-3999) at 45 Bannerghatta Road in Kalena Agrahara cooks up a fusion of different food items every day. Guests have to book a day before and let the kitchen know about specific preferences and requests. Sunny’s (Phone: 080-2212-0496) at 34 Vittal Mallya Road is a comfort restaurant for Californian expats who want to indulge in Mediterranean salads and desserts. Gramin (Phone: 080-4110-4103) at Koramangala 20 in 7th Block Raheja Arcade is a vegetarian spot serving North Indian fare. Barbeque Nation (Phone: 080-3250-4455) at 100Ft Road in Indiranagar is recommended to kebab lovers who want to skewer their own barbecue right on the table.
Bangalore Attractions for Conference Delegates
After attending a business conference, tack on a few extra days to explore the famous attractions of Bangalore, including the Vidana Soudha, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens and Bangalore Palace. Vidana Soudha is a huge building with neo Dravidian architecture and serves as the primary legislative chamber. Tipu Sultan’s Palace stands as proof of his religious tolerance and is located near the main city market. Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens of 17th century offers amazing landscapes with a wide array of flowers and trees. The Bangalore Palace built by Chamaraja depicts the Windsor Castle of England and is located in the heart of the city.