Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay) as a leading authority on technology, self-employment 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 Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel near Chinmayanand Ashram in Mayur Nagar (Powai), the Retreat Convention Centre on Marve Road by Erangal Beach (Madh Island), the Residence Hotel & Convention Center on Saki Vihar Road in Maharashtra or some other convention space in Mumbai, 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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Mumbai has many conference facilities, including:
- Four Seasons Hotel Mexico D.F. on Avenida Paseo de la Reforma 500
- Mexico City Marriott Reforma Hotel on Paseo de la Reforma 276
- Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel & Towers on Paseo de la Reforma 325
- Hyatt Regency Mexico City on Calle Campos Eliseos 204
- InterContinental Presidente Mexico City on Campos Eliseos 218
- Other meeting spaces in Navi Mumbai, Mira Bhayandar and Thane
General Information about Mumbai, India, for Meeting Planners
The fourth largest city in the world by population, is the city of Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra on the west coast of India. In 2005, population of Mumbai is estimated to be around 21 million which ranked as the largest population in India. Mumbai is the economic center of the country and is rated an “Alpha World City” in 2008 and “Top Ten Cities for Billionaires” by Forbes in the same year. In February, Mumbai hosted the Mumbai International Film Festival 2012, and Mumbai International Boat Show 2012. MMRDA Exhibition Center, the Bombay Exhibition Center(BEC) and JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai are some of the convention facilities available in Mumbai for business visitors. Being the entertainment and commercial hub of India, Mumbai is home to different financial and film making institutions. These include the Reserve Bank of India and Hindi Bollywood. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for India.
2014 Business Conventions in Mumbai, India
Mumbai is hosting hundreds of conferences during 2014. Cphl India, hosted by Global Conference Inc. will be held in December at Bombay Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC). Marcus Evans will host Strategic Rural Marketing, in August at the Retreat Convention Centre. Forresters Summit For CIOs: Mumbai, hosted by Forrester Research, Inc will also be held in August at the Renaissance Convention Centre. Annual Nutraceuticals Forum, hosted by UBM India Pvt. Ltd will be held in September at the Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport Sakinaka Junction, Mumbai.
2013 Business Conferences in Mumbai, India
A number of conventions and symposiums are going to take place in the city of Mumbai next year including the 56th All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology hosted by the Mumbai Obstetric & Gynecological Society under aegis of FOGSI which will be held in January at Bandra Kurla Complex. Also, the 3rd HPCI India Exhibition and Conference by Home and Personal Care Ingredients will take place in February at Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre. More so, 9th Annual India Trade & Export Finance Conference will be held in February at Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, whereas the 2nd International Conference on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases will take place in February at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Mumbai
Mumbai Toastmasters clubs are a great place for India aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Bombay Toastmasters meets at PTVA’s Institute of Management on Nehru Road (Saturday at 6:00 PM), Mumbai Toastmasters meets at R. D. National College Auditorium on Linking Road (Sunday at 10:00 AM), Pangea 3 meets at Pangea 3 – Office Premises on Andheri-Kurla Road (Tuesday at 10:00 AM) and SBM NMIMS Toastmasters Club meets at SBM NMIMS Campus on VL Mehta Road (Friday at 6:00 PM).
Mumbai Food Choices for Convention Attendees
A business convention in Mumbai would not be complete without checking out a few local restaurants of various cuisines, including Khyber, Swati Snacks, Basilico and Cream Centre. Serving Punjabi and North Indian dishes, Khyber (Phone: 022-4039-6666) on MG Road in Fort has Mumbai’s best kebabs and biryanis. Swati Snacks (Phone: 022- 6580-8405) at Karai Estate in Tardeo is perfect for an afternoon hangout while indulging in rose-coconut-pineapple ice cream or pancake steamed in banana leaf. An Italian bistro, Basilico (Phone: 022-6634-5670) in the Sentinel House on Arthur Bunder Road is the go-to place for a dish of green salad or goat-cheese canelloni. Aside from being an ice cream parlor, Cream Centre (Phone: 022-2367-9222) on Chowpatty Seaface is the home of vegan dishes from India, Mexico and Middle East.
Mumbai Attractions for Conference Delegates
When travelling for a business conference to Mumbai, India, try to visit the Marine Drive, the Colaba Causeway market, the Gateway of India and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station. Take a leisurely stroll as you drink in the sights and sounds at the Marine Drive in Mumbai. There are eclectic items to be found at the Colaba Causeway market to take as souvenirs of Mumbai. The Gateway of India is the most historic of all the city’s treasures since the arrival of Kind George V. Don’t miss this. And down the very same road is the historic and architectural marvel till date of the British monarchy originally known as Victoria Terminus (now called the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus) in Mumbai. All these places can be easily accessed by taxi and local buses.