Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Bangkok as a leading authority on technology and global business trends including ‘big data’ and social media. 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 Bangkok Convention Center on Centara Grand at CentralWorld Hotel, the Miracle Grand Convention Hotel on Khampangphet in Talad Bangkhen, the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center on New Rachadapisek Road in Klongtoey or some other convention space in Bangkok, Thailand, 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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Bangkok has many conference facilities, including:
- Bangkok Convention Center on Rama Road
- Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel on Ploenchit Road
- Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok on Charoenkrung Soi 70
- Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre on 88th Bangna Trad Road
- Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok on Chatuchak
- Other meeting spaces in Nonthaburi, Samut Prakan and Samut Sakhon
General Information about Bangkok, Thailand, for Meeting Planners
The “City of Angels”, Bangkok is Thailand’s economic center and is rated as one of the leading cities in Asia. With over 12 million residents, this metro area is recorded to be the most populous city in Thailand. Bangkok hosted some Asian Games back in the 90’s, and the Summer Universiade in 2007. The Bangkok Convention Centre, Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) and Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) are among the many conference and convention venues in Bangkok. Being a commercial center, Bangkok is home to international financial institutions like Bank of America, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan. The perfect time to visit Bangkok, this modern city being one of the hottest in the world, is from November to February.
2014 Business Conventions in Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok will play host to hundreds of business conferences in 2014. EBSCO Publishing will host the International Conference of Management, Reliability, Occupational Safety and Health will take place from in February. The Research Congress on Innovation, Energy, and Economics, also hosted by the EBSCO Publishing will be held in February. Also in February, The Opportunity and strategy for Asian NOCs and their partners will be held at an as yet unannounced venue. The Ftth Council Asia Pacific Conference, organized by Beacon Events will take place in April 2014 at the Conrad Bangkok on Soi Ruamrudee 2.
2013 Business Conferences in Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok is going to host hundreds of large conferences and gatherings in the upcoming year. Some of these events include the 2013 Bangkok International Conference on Social Science (BICSS 2013) which will be held in January at the Pullman Bangkok King Power. In addition, the 2013 Thailand Asian Clinical Congress will take place in January at Tawana Bangkok. Aside from that, the second year of Global Information and Management Symposium (GIAMS 2013) will be held in April at the Landmark Bangkok Hotel, whereas the 2013 2nd International Conference on Humanity, History and Society (ICHHS 2013) hosted by the International Economics Development and Research Center (IEDRC) will take place in April at the First Hotel Bangkok.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Bangkok
Bangkok Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Thailand aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Siamtoastmasters Club meets at Christian University of Thailand on Phyathai Road (Thursday at 6:30 PM), Bangkok Club meets at The Tawana Bangkok on Surawongse Road (Monday at 6:15 PM), The Laem Thong Toastmasters Club meets at I-Residence Hotel Silom on Narathivas Rachanakarin Road (Tuesday at 6:30 PM) and Saturday Toastmasters meets at Student Christian Center on Phayathai Road (Saturday at 4:00 PM).
Bangkok Food Choices for Convention Attendees
While attending a business conference in Bangkok, Thailand, a few local restaurants are worth visiting, including Je Ngor, Roti-Mataba, Ruen Mallika, and Yuy Lee. Enjoy a banquet of Thai-Chinese cuisine and rare seafood dishes like papaya salad with preserved crab in Je Ngor (Phone: 02-258-8008) at 68/2 Soi 20 in Th Sukhumvit. Roti-Mataba (Phone: 02-282-2119) at 136 Th Phra Athit is known for its classic Thai-Muslim dishes like roti, sour fish curry, and stuffed Indian pancake. Set in an old teak house, Ruen Mallika (Phone: 02-663-3211) at Th Sukhumvit sub-soi off Soi 22 is famous for its house specialty, deep-dried flower dish, and other authentic Thai dishes like the spicy nam prik and chicken wrapped in banana leaves. Yuy Lee at 25 Soi 31 in Th Sukhumvit (Phone: 02-258-4600) features northern Thai bowls like rice noodles in tomato broth and wheat noodles in curry broth.
Bangkok Attractions for Conference Delegates
Hanging out after attending a business conference in Bangkok, the largest urban city in Thailand, try to visit a few of the local attractions including the Grand Palace, China Town, Wat Arun and Wat Pho. Grand Place is the capital city’s most famous landmark built by the Thai kings in 1782. Visiting China Town located adjacent to Charoenkrung Road in Bangkok City is a must for any visitor. Wat Arun Temple often known as Temple of Dawn, Wat Chaeng is situated on the west bank of Chao Phraya River and is an amazing experience. And finally Wat Pho, Wat Phra Chetuphon, the temple of recycling Buddha situated behind the temple of emerald Buddha completes the day for any enthusiastic visitor.