Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Kiev as a leading authority on online marketing and global business trends. 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 Intercontinental Kiev on Velyka Zhytomyrs’ka Street, the Premier Palace Kiev Hotel on bul’var Tarasa Shevchenko, the Hotel Dnipro on Khreshchatyk Street or some other convention space in Kiev, Ukraine, Patrick will deliver the buzz and energy you’re looking for. As a motivational speaker, his #1 objective is to leave attendees excited, inspired and energized to take action and see tangible results.
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Kiev has many conference facilities, including:
- KyivExpoPlaza on Saliutna Street
- Hilton Kyiv on Tarasa Shevchenko Boulevard
- on Ukrainian State University of Food Technologies
- Volodymyrska Street on Khreschatyk Street
- Hotel Gintama on Triokhsviatytelska Street
- Other meeting spaces in Brovary, Bucha and Boryspil
General Information about Kiev, Ukraine, for Meeting Planners
If you’re a conference planner seeking a bit of general information about Kiev, take a look at the following brief: Kiev is Ukraine’s capital city and its largest, with a population of about 2.5 million. A landlocked city, Kiev is bisected by the Dnieper River and its tributaries. Home to many forward-thinking scientific and technological institutions, Kiev is also a world center for culture and education. This is one of Eastern Europe’s oldest cities, dating back to at least the late 800s. Today, it is the home of many wonderful examples of architecture, ancient ruins and sights to see. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for Russia.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Kiev
Kiev Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Ukraine aspiring speakers to practice their craft. KOMA meets at Ukrainian Fund of Culture on Lypska street (Thursday at 7:00 PM), Chamber Toastmasters Club meets at PwC Ukraine on Zhylianska Street (Wednesday at 7:15 PM), Arttalkers meets at Piano Cafe on Yaroslavskaya street (Saturday at 11:00 AM) and Changemakers Club meets at Kyiv School of Economics on Ivana Mazepy Street (Tuesday at 7:00 PM).
2014 Business Conventions in Kiev, Ukraine
Dozens of business conferences are being held in Kiev in 2014. In October this year, International Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Forum, hosted by IB Center will be held at a venue yet to be announced, 121, Sakskaganskogo Str., office 119 Kyiv 01032. LMT Company will host International Specialized Exhibition CleanTechExpo, in October at Exhibition Center Kyiv Expo Plaza, st Shcherbakova, 2-B Kiev (Kyiv)Astronomy in Ukraine – Past, Present and Future, hosted by Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine will be held in July at Mao Nasu, 27 Akademika Zabolotnoho Str., 03680 Kiev (Kyiv). Ukraine Bond Congress, hosted by Cbonds Congress will be held in June at President Hotel on 12 Hospitalna Str., Kiev (Kyiv), Ukraine.
2013 Business Conferences in Kiev, Ukraine
A number of large gatherings are going to take place in Kiev, Ukraine. These includes the 2013 Winter Meeting of the Donors and Foundations’ Networks in Europe (DAFNE) which will take place in January at the Museum of Western and Oriental Art European Foundation Center. Moreover, the 4th Annual International Ukrainian Energy Forum will be held in February at the InterContinental Hotel. On the other hand, Adam Smith Conferences’ 5th International Forum Agribusiness in Ukraine will be held in March at the InterContinental Hotel and the 10th International Conference of Black Sea Grain will be held in April at the same location.
Kiev Food Choices for Convention Attendees
Take time off from your busy conference schedule in Kiev to dine at some of the city’s best restaurants, then come back refreshed. For a taste of authentic Ukrainian cuisine, try Liopsky Osobnyak. This fine restaurant is considered by many to be the best in the city. For French cuisine, you might try the Gorchitsa Café, open morning to late night, with reservations. It’s a fetching little boutique eatery with delicious food and beautiful décor. Got a thing for Italian food? Head over to Pizzeria Napule, where you’ll find some of the best in Kiev.
Kiev Attractions for Conference Delegates
If possible, it would be a great idea to arrange for several extra days during your conference or convention, in order to do the sights of Kiev justice. The city contains several wonderful museums, such as the Museum of the Great Patriotic War, home to the famous and inspiring Mother Motherland monument. Others include the National Art Museum of Ukraine, the National Historical Museum, and the well-known Golden Gate, one of Kiev’s premier landmarks and a repository for paintings, sculptures and other treasures. For a moving nod to history, visit the National Chernoyl Museum memorial. And this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to attractions in Kiev!