Dublin Keynote Speaker

Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Dublin as a leading authority on demographics, 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 Convention Centre Dublin on Spencer Dock in North Wall Quay, the Aviva Stadium on Lansdowne Road, the Royal Dublin Society on Anglesea Road or some other convention space in Dublin, Ireland, 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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Dublin has many conference facilities, including:

  • The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) on Spencer Dock
  • Royal Marine Hotel on Marine Road
  • Dublin Castle on Dame Street
  • Radisson Blu St Helen’s Hotel Dublin on Stillorgan Road
  • Camden Court Hotel on Lower Camden Street
  • Other meeting spaces in Bray, Swords and Lucan


General Information about Dublin, Ireland, for Meeting Planners

A modern city serving as the cultural, educational, historical and economic center of the country of Ireland, Dublin is situated in the heart of the Dublin Region at the eastern shore of Ireland. The city is home to numerous historical monuments and long stretches of green spaces. It was labeled as a UNESCO City of Literature. It also hosts regional headquarters for a number of large global companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Google, and Pfizer. In 2012, Dublin will be hosting the 50th International Eucharistic Congress and the International Alexander Technique Convention in 2013. Convention facilities in the area include the Convention Centre Dublin and the Citywest Convention Centre. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for the United Kingdom.


2014 Business Conventions in Dublin, Ireland

Dublin will be home to dozens of conventions in 2014. TV Market Conference, hosted by Airline Passenger Experience Association will take place in April at a venue yet to be announced. In May this year, EBAN 14th Annual Conference, hosted by HBAN will take place at Dublin Castle. ISPIM will host The XXV ISPIM Innovation Conference, in June at a venue yet to be announced. ICSB 2014 World Conference, hosted by International Council for Small Businesses will take place in June at Double Tree by Hilton Burlington Dublin Ireland.

2013 Business Conferences in Dublin, Ireland

Numerous conferences and gatherings for 2013 are going to take place in Dublin, Ireland. These include IICE 2013: Ireland International Conference on Education which will take place in April at Bewleys Hotel Ballsbridge. Additionally, IAMCR 2013: “Crises, ‘Creative Destruction’ and the Global Power and Communication Orders” by the International Association for Media and Communication Research will be held in Dublin City University in June. Also, the 2013 4th PAC (Protection, Automation & Control) World Conference will be held at Trinity College in June. On one hand, the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists will host their 2013 Biennal Conference in July at the University College Dublin and Trinity College, while “Changing Boundaries: Mindfulness, Spirituality and Education Conference” will be held at Dublin City University Nursing Building in July.

Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Dublin

Dublin Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Ireland aspiring speakers to practice their craft. IE Templebar Toastmasters meets at Temple Bar Hotel on Fleet Street (Tuesday at 6:45 PM), Cogito meets at The Lantern Centre on Synge Street (Tuesday at 7:00 PM), Uncensored Speakers meets at Central Hotel on Exchequer Street (Friday at 7:00 PM) and Dublin Club meets at Buswells Hotel on Molesworth Street (Thursday at 7:30 PM).

Dublin Food Choices for Convention Attendees

When visiting Dublin for a business convention, you may wish to dine at a few of the local hot spots. Exuding New York’s cosmopolitan style, Sixty6 (Phone: 01-400-5878) at South Great George’s Street is a popular party spot that serves rotisserie chicken, lamb shank, and roast pig. Winding Stair (Phone: 01-873-3292) at Lower Ormond Quay features warm Irish food like the famous creamy fish pie and the farmyard cheeses. Tea Rooms (Phone: 01-670-7766) at Wellington Quay in Clarence uses local Irish products to concoct classic French dishes and other local favorites like crubeens, smoked sausage, and potato salad. Bistro (Phone: 01-671-5430) in Castle Market is the perfect alfresco spot to enjoy a glass of wine or one of their delicious pasta specials.

Dublin Attractions for Conference Delegates

After your business conference in Dublin, the Capital of Ireland, there are many sights worth visiting. One is Christ Church Cathedral situated at St. Michael’s Hill, which is the oldest building in Dublin. Next to the cathedral, you’ll find the Dublina and the Viking World Museum within a short distance, which is worth visiting for its exhibition portraying Dublin’s medieval history. You can also visit the National Museum, the National Gallery and the National Library. All three are closely located along Kildare Street. At the National Library, you’ll find a detailed compilation of Irish documentary works around the globe. Dublin Castle is definitely a must-see attraction for the Dublin visitors. And the Dublin Writer Museum is a fascinating museum dedicated to Irish literature.

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