Patrick Schwerdtfeger is a motivational keynote speaker who spoke at the Young Leaders Conference for the Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE) in Cancun in July 2011 and then again for Marriott at the JW Marriott Resort in June 2014. For SITE, he spoke at the Cancun Palace and covered the topic of social media in the incentive travel business. And for Marriott, he covered global business trends. As an author and professional speaker, Patrick specializes in online marketing, business trends and modern entrepreneurship. He is the author of Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, Wiley) and a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. So if you’re planning a business convention in the Peninsula Convention Center at Hilton Cancun, the B2B Malecon Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, the CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort or some other conference facility in Cancun, Mexico, Patrick will deliver the buzz and excitement you’re looking for.
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Cancun has many conference facilities, including:
- Cancun Center on Boulevard Kukulcan
- Ramada Cancun City on Avenue Yaxchilan 41
- The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun on Calle Retorno del Rey 36
- IBEROSTAR Cancun on Boulevard Kukulkan Km 17
- NIZUC Resort & Spa on Boulevard Kukulkan Mz 59
- Other meeting spaces in Playa del Carmen, Cozumel and Puerto Morelos
General Information about Cancun, Mexico, for Meeting Planners
Cancun has become one of Mexico’s top tourism destinations. It is located in southern Mexico on the northeast coast of Quintana Roo, approximately 1700 KM from Mexico City. It has developed quickly since 1974 and is now certified by the World Tourism Organization. A world-famous tourist destination, Cancun is located in the northeast shore of the Yucatán Peninsula. The city has a population of 628,306 as of 2010 and boasts a tropical climate. In December 2010, the First World Climate Summit was held in Cancun with more than 900 attendees. In the city, several companies such as nTechNow, Co Integra and Royal Realty Cancun and Cancun Condo have their headquarters. Cancun Center, Conventions & Exhibitions, and Cancun – Peninsula Convention Center are convention facilities in Cancun Mexico that offers world-class conference facilities for business travelers.
2014 Business Conventions in Cancun, Mexico
During 2014, Cancun will play host to dozens of business conferences. 3rd International Symposium on Controversies in Psychiatry, hosted by Controversias en Psiquiatria will take place in June at Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel on Paseo de la Reforma 325. International Society for Bayesian Analysis World Meeting, hosted by International Society for Bayesian Analysis will take place in July at Cancun Center Convention & Exhibitions on Boulevard Kukulkan Km 9, Zona Hotelara, 77500, Quintana Roo. ESC Meetings, hosted by The Electrochemical Society will take place in October at a venue yet to be announced. In June ISPRM World Congress, hosted by the Department of Academic and Association Affairs will take place at Cancun Centre Convention & Exhibitions on Boulevard Kukulkan Km 9, Zona Hotelara, 77500, Quintana Roo Cancun.
2013 Business Conferences in Cancun, Mexico
Cancun will bring us a number of conferences and gatherings next year including International Zinc Association’s International Zinc Conference and ZnO Industry Conference which will take place at Cancun’s JW Marriott Resort and Spa in February. On the other hand, Anesthesia CME will host the 2013 Cancun Anesthesia Conference in March at Cancun’s Ritz-Carlton. Meanwhile, the International Society for Neurochemistry and American Society for Neurochemistry is hosting their Annual Conference in April at the Cancun Convention Center, whereas the International Symposium on Controversies in Psychiatry, Delusions from Clinical Presentation to Treatment hosted by Controversias Mexico will take place in June at the Paradisus Cancún Resort México.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Cancun
Cancun Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Mexico aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Marco Tulio Ciceron meets at NND Q. Roo on Avenida Pedro Joaquín Coldwell (Wednesday at 8:00 PM), CON LA FUERZA DE LA PALABRA meets at Planetario de Cancún KA’YOK’ on Avenida Prolongacion Palenque (Thursday at 6:30 PM), Centro Cultural Petrus meets at Salon Benedicto XVI on Avenida Cancun (Tuesday at 7:00 PM) and Bicentenario Masters meets at Crowe Horwath International on Avenida Tulum (Friday at 6:30 PM).
Cancun Food Choices for Convention Attendees
While attending a business conference in Cancun, Mexico, a number local restaurants are worth checking out. Checándole (Phone: 998-884-7147) at Avenue Xpujil 6 SM 27 specializes in Mexico City’s Chilango cuisine including the house favorite pollo en mole poblano (chicken glazed with chili sauce and chocolate). Founded in 1975, La Parrilla (Phone: 998-884-8193) at Avenue Yaxchilán 51 is known for its Mexico fare, specifically Yucatecan dishes. Indulge in shrimp and lobster dishes and other seafood ceviche in the courtyard at La Habichuela (Phone: 998-884-31-58) at Margaritas 25. A fine Italian restaurant, La Dolce Vita (Phone: 998-885-0161) at Boulevard Kukulcán Km 14.6 is the perfect place to enjoy romantic lighting, a lagoon view, chicken with tomatoes, and a lovely bottle of red wine.
Cancun Attractions for Conference Delegates
After attending a business conference in Cancun, situated in the south eastern part of Mexico, stay a few extra days to visit some fascinating attractions, including Isla Mujeres, Mayan Ruins of Yucatan, Punta Nizuc and Garrafon National Park. Isla Mujeres is one of the most popular islands and can be reached within 45 minutes from the city center. Mayan Ruins of Yucatan are considered to be the most important archaeological findings around the globe. Punta Nizuc is a shallow reef offering incredible snorkeling and extreme aqua sports. Spending time at the Garrafon National Park is very relaxing as it holds natural beauties along with many other recreational activities.