Conference TEDx Speaker in Cancun, Mexico
Patrick Schwerdtfeger is a motivational keynote speaker who spoke at the Young Leaders Conference for the Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE) in Cancun, Mexico, in July 2011. He spoke at the Cancun Palace and covered the topic of social media in the incentive travel business. As an author and professional speaker, Patrick specializes in small business marketing, business trends and entrepreneurship. He is the author of Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, Wiley) and a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. So if you’re planning a business convention in the Peninsula Convention Center at Hilton Cancun, the B2B Malecon Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, the CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort or some other conference facility in Cancun, Mexico, Patrick will deliver the buzz and excitement you’re looking for.
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General Information About Cancun, Mexico, for Meeting Planners
Cancun has become one of Mexico’s top tourism destinations. It is located in southern Mexico on the northeast coast of Quintana Roo, approximately 1700 KM from Mexico City. It has developed quickly since 1974 and is now certified by the World Tourism Organization.
A world-famous tourist destination, Cancun is located in the northeast shore of the Yucatán Peninsula. The city has a population of 628,306 as of 2010 and boasts a tropical climate. In December 2010, the First World Climate Summit was held in Cancun with more than 900 attendees. In the city, several companies such as nTechNow, Co Integra and Royal Realty Cancun and Cancun Condo have their headquarters. Cancun Center, Conventions & Exhibitions, and Cancun – Peninsula Convention Center are convention facilities in Cancun Mexico that offers world-class conference facilities for business travelers.
2013 Business Conferences in Cancun, Mexico
Cancun will bring us a number of conferences and gatherings next year including International Zinc Association’s International Zinc Conference and ZnO Industry Conference which will take place at Cancun’s JW Marriott Resort and Spa in February. On the other hand, Anesthesia CME will host the 2013 Cancun Anesthesia Conference in March at Cancun’s Ritz-Carlton. Meanwhile, the International Society for Neurochemistry and American Society for Neurochemistry is hosting their Annual Conference in April at the Cancun Convention Center, whereas the International Symposium on Controversies in Psychiatry, Delusions from Clinical Presentation to Treatment hosted by Controversias Mexico will take place in June at the Paradisus Cancún Resort México.
Cancun Food Choices for Convention Attendees
While attending a business conference in Cancun, Mexico, a number local restaurants are worth checking out. Checándole (Phone: 998-884-7147) at Avenue Xpujil 6 SM 27 specializes in Mexico City’s Chilango cuisine including the house favorite pollo en mole poblano (chicken glazed with chili sauce and chocolate). Founded in 1975, La Parrilla (Phone: 998-884-8193) at Avenue Yaxchilán 51 is known for its Mexico fare, specifically Yucatecan dishes. Indulge in shrimp and lobster dishes and other seafood ceviche in the courtyard at La Habichuela (Phone: 998-884-31-58) at Margaritas 25. A fine Italian restaurant, La Dolce Vita (Phone: 998-885-0161) at Boulevard Kukulcán Km 14.6 is the perfect place to enjoy romantic lighting, a lagoon view, chicken with tomatoes, and a lovely bottle of red wine.
Cancun Attractions for Conference Delegates
After attending a business conference in Cancun, situated in the south eastern part of Mexico, stay a few extra days to visit some fascinating attractions, including Isla Mujeres, Mayan Ruins of Yucatan, Punta Nizuc and Garrafon National Park. Isla Mujeres is one of the most popular islands and can be reached within 45 minutes from the city center. Mayan Ruins of Yucatan are considered to be the most important archaeological findings around the globe. Punta Nizuc is a shallow reef offering incredible snorkeling and extreme aqua sports. Spending time at the Garrafon National Park is very relaxing as it holds natural beauties along with many other recreational activities.