Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Cairo as a leading authority on global business trends (including technology, ‘big data’ and the social media revolution). He is also passionate about personal development and has covered positive psychology and the science of happiness at numerous business events. Patrick is the author of the award-winning book Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, Wiley) and a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. If you’re planning a business conference at the Egyptian Business Club (EBC) on Corniche El Nil in Boulak, the Cairo International Convention Center on El Nasr Road, the Arabian Gulf Center on Al Abageyah in Qesm Al Khalifah or some other conference space in Cairo, Egypt, Patrick will deliver the excitement and buzz 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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General Information about Cairo, Egypt, for Meeting Planners
Egypt is the largest metropolitan area in all of Africa, the largest city in the Arab world and the tenth largest urban area in the world. It sits at the south east corner of the Mediterranean Sea along with its suburbs including Alexandria, Damietta and Port Fuad. To the east, the city borders the Gulf of Suez and the Suez Canal, a critical sea route for international trade. The city has over 10 million inhabitants and is the cultural and political epicenter of Egypt.
Cairo contains dozens of universities and other educational institutions including the Al Ahzar University, Sadat Academy of Management Sciences, the Arab Open University and the Nile University, among many others. It also hosts numerous cultural events including the Cairo International Film Festival and musical performances at the Khedivial Opera House.
2014 Business Conventions in Cairo, Egypt
Dozens of business conferences are being held in Cairo in 2014. Cityscape Egypt, hosted by Informa plc will be held in April at Cairo International Convention & Exhibition Centre (CICC) on El Nasr Rd. Nasr City. Vision Fairs will host a trade event, in April at Cairo International Convention & Exhibition Center (CICC) on El Nasr Rd. Nasr City. Flowtech Egypt 2014 hosted by SBM – Sama Marketing Business will be held in May at CICC – Cairo International Conference Center on Nasr Road. Cairo ICT, hosted by Trade Fairs international will be held in November at Cairo International Convention & Exhibition Center (CICC) on El Nasr Rd. Nasr City, Cairo.
Cairo Food Choices for Convention Attendees
If you’re visiting Cairo for a business conference, there are plenty of great restaurants to visit. Sabaya on Corniche El Nil at the Semiramis InterContinental (phone: 20-2-2795-7171) offers traditional Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes. Massala on Mohamed Ebeid Street in El-Saba’a Emarat Square (phone: 20-2-2690-6453) was voted the vest Indian restaurant in Cairo. Fayruz on Omar Ibn El Khattab Street in Heliopolis (phone: 20-2-2480-0009) has excellent Lebanese dishes, and Koshary Abou Tarek in Champollion (phone: 20-2-2577-5935) is perfect for families with children or large groups.
Cairo Attractions for Conference Delegates
Any trip to Cairo wouldn’t be complete without visiting a few of the historic attractions. In particular, the Gizeh Plateau is home to the Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure Pyramids as well as the Sphinx and a number of mortuary temples and mastabas. Other ancient ruins include the Saqqara and Kefre Pyramids and the Dahshur tomb. Cairo also has some amazing sites to visit including the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, the Mohamed Ali Mosque, the old city (Coptic Cairo) and Al-Azhar Park.