Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Boston 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 Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on Summer Street, the Seaport World Trade Center on Seaport Boulevard, the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center on Boylston Street or some other convention space in Boston, Massachusetts, 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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Boston has many conference facilities, including:
- Massachusetts Convention Center Authority on Summer Street
- Hilton Boston Logan Airport on Hotel Drive
- Seaport World Trade Center on Seaport Boulevard
- John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center on Boylston Street
- The Westin Boston Waterfront on Summer Street
- Other meeting spaces in Cambridge, Brookline and Somerville
General Information about Boston, Massachusetts, for Meeting Planners
Boston, the oldest city in the United States, is Massachusetts’ largest city with a population of 617,594 in 2010. The city is a major manufacturing and financial center attracting millions of tourists every year. In 2010, it ranked as a top US destination for international meetings and events. Particularly, Boston will host the Heart Rhythm Society 2012 Annual Scientific Sessions with over 14,000 expected attendees and other upcoming international events. The city also boasts state-of-the-art convention and conference facilities including the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and Boston Conference Center. Boston also houses large companies such as Hewlett-Packard Company, Intel Corporation, IBM, Reebok and The Gillette Company. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for America.
2014 Business Conventions in Boston, Massachusetts
During 2014, Boston will play host to numerous business events. The Health Care Project Management: The Intersection of Strategy, People and Process seminar will be held in February at the Kresge Building on Huntington Avenue, organized by the Harvard School of Public Health. A seminar on Analyzing Risk: Principles, Concepts and Applications, being hosted by the Harvard School of Public Health at the Kresge Building on Huntington Avenue will be held in March. The 21st Century Academic Forum Conference will be held in March at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School. The Management and Leadership Skills for Environmental Health and Safety Professionals conference will be held in March at the FXB Building in the Harvard School of Public Health.
2013 Business Conferences in Boston, Massachusetts
Here are some of the interesting annual meetings taking place in Boston during 2013. The Association of Writers and Writing Programs invites all writing enthusiasts to attend their Annual Conference & Book Fair at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel in March. Also, the Massachusetts Bio is holding their 6th Annual International Partnering Conference, the 2013 BioPharm America at Westin Boston Waterfront in September. The month of September will also bring the 99th International City / County Management Association Annual Conference hosted by ICMA itself, at the Hynes Convention Center.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Boston
Boston Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Massachusetts aspiring speakers to practice their craft. TM at the FRB – Boston Club meets at Federal Reserve Bank on Atlantic Avenue (Thursday at 12:00 PM), JFK Building Toastmasters Club meets at JFK Federal Building on New Sudbury Street (Tuesday at 11:55 AM), E.P.A. Club meets at Environmental Protection Agency on Post Office Square (Thursday at 12:00 PM) and Oratory Authority Club meets at The Oratory Authority on Arch Street (Wednesday at 12:05 PM).
Boston Food Choices for Convention Attendees
When visiting Boston for a business convention, you may wish to try a few of the local hot spots. Enjoy buckets of crabs of various types including Jonah, blue, snow, or Alaskan, all cooked in lemon and butter at Barking Crab (Phone: 617-426-2722) on Sleeper Street. Finale Desserterie (Phone: 617-423-3184) on Columbus Avenue is a sweet treat where locals stop by for crème brûlée, chocolate soufflé, and even light dinner dishes. Doubling as a chic candle-lit restaurant by night, Paramount (Phone: 617-720-1152) is a classic neighborhood diner serving pancakes, burgers, sandwiches, and salads during the day. Open only during breakfast and lunch, Arthur’s Paradise Diner (Phone: 978-452-8647) on Bridge Street in Lowell boasts of specialty Boot Mill sandwich made of egg, bacon, cheese, and home fries.
Boston Attractions for Conference Delegates
After attending a business conference in Boston, the largest city in Massachusetts, take some time to visit the local attractions like the Freedom Trial, Boston Duck Tours, Charles River Reservation and the Museum of Science. The freedom Trial, situated in the downtown of Boston, is a 2.5 mile walk from Boston Common to Bunker Hill monument in Charles Town. Boston Duck Tours are the best way to travel and explore Boston in the unique amphibious vehicles. Charles River reservation, which is a linear park stretching from downtown Boston to the water town Dam, is another beautiful attraction. Then the Museum of Science located at 1 Science Park (Phone: 617-723-2500) promises an educational experience into the world of science.