Baltimore Keynote Speaker

Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Baltimore as a leading authority on technology, online marketing and global business trends. He delivered his “Think Bigger!” motivational program for the Real Estate Million Dollar Roundtable in 2013. 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 Baltimore Convention Center on West Pratt Street, the Tremont Grand Historic Venue on North Charles Street, the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel or some other convention space in Baltimore, Maryland, 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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Baltimore has many conference facilities, including:

  • Baltimore Marriott Waterfront on Aliceanna Street
  • The Baltimore Convention Center on West Pratt Street
  • Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore on International Drive
  • Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel on South Charles Street
  • Hotel Monaco Baltimore on North Charles Street
  • Other meeting spaces in Dundalk, Catonsville and Rosedale


General Information about Baltimore, Maryland, for Meeting Planners

Baltimore conference and business convention planners, you’ve come to the right place! This beautiful city’s downtown area, called the Inner Harbor, has been systematically redeveloped into a stunning collection of places to go and things to see. Baltimore, Maryland carries a history second to no city in the United States, and visitors are treated to a plethora of reminders. Nicknamed “Charm City,” Baltimore is considered one of the most walkable of the top 50 largest cities in the United States, and public transit offers a smoothly operating system of buses, light rail, and subways. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for America.


2014 Business Conventions in Baltimore, Maryland

Dozens of business conferences are being held in Baltimore in 2014. The Hilton Baltimore on West Pratt Street will play host to the Customer Experience Management in Utilities conference in February. This conference is being hosted by the American Leaders Organization. The Customer Service Training for Higher Education Conference will be held in March at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore. The SANS Cyber Guardian 2014 conference, hosted by SANS, will be held at the Sheraton Inner Harbor on South Charles Street in March. The SPIE Defense & Security conference, organized by SPIE – The international society for optics and photonics, will be held in May at the Baltimore Convention Center in downtown Baltimore.

2013 Business Conferences in Baltimore, Maryland

The upcoming year will bring numerous conferences to Baltimore, including the 2013 Annual Conference by the ASPRS (American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing), which is the ‘Confluence by the Bay – A Gathering of Geospatial Insights’, taking place at the Baltimore Waterfront Hotel in March. A month after that, the 2013 Defense, Security, and Sensing organized by the SPIE (Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers) will also be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in April. And in July, the Society for Conservation Biology will celebrate its 26th International Congress for Conservation Biology or ICCB at Baltimore’s most prolific estuary, at the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in the Inner Harbor.

Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Baltimore

Baltimore Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Maryland aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Redwood Toastmasters meets at the World Trade Center on East Pratt Street (Wednesday at 12:00 PM), Baltimore VA Toastmasters meets at Baltimore VA Auditorium on North Greene Street (Tuesday at 12:00 PM), ABC Toastmasters Club meets at Waxter Center for Senior Citizens on Cathedral Street (Thursday at 6:30 PM) and State Center Toastmasters meets at O’Conor State Office Building on West Preston Street (Thursday at 12:00 PM).

Baltimore Food Choices for Convention Attendees

Make a place on your convention schedule for a meal (or several) at some of the fine restaurants in Baltimore, Maryland. A good bet could be the Thames Street Oyster House in the port area called Fells Point. Make your reservations for brunch or dinner and choose between elegant downstairs or upstairs dining. They serve upscale, fresh-as-can-be seafood; try the mussels and scallops. Looking for a good breakfast or lunch place? Try the Black Olive Agora Market & Wine Bar for something unique and uniquely delicious. Psst… There’s a great B&B there too!

Baltimore Attractions for Conference Delegates

If you’re in Baltimore, Maryland for a business meeting or convention, be sure to allow plenty of time to see some of the city’s great attractions. You should, by all means, stroll through Fells Point, which is the city’s oldest sector, with the flavor of a hamlet in Olde England. The American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art and the Walters Art Museum are fine choices, both great representatives of this tourist-friendly town. You might also want to take in the USS Constellation and other historic ships, if you find yourself in the Inner Harbor, and you should make an effort to do just that!

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