Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Frankfurt as a leading authority on 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 Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel and Conference Center in Terminal 1, the Mövenpick Hotel Frankfurt City on Den Haager Straße, the Rhein-Main-Hallen Wiesbaden on Rhein-Main-Rheinstraße in Wiesbaden or some other convention space in Frankfurt, Germany, 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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Frankfurt has many conference facilities, including:
- Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center on Hugo-Eckener-Ring 15
- Leonardo Royal Hotel Frankfurt on Mailander Street
- Sheraton Frankfurt Congress Hotel on Lyoner Strasse 44-48
- Fleming’s Conference Hotel Frankfurt on Elbinger Strasse 1-3
- Lindner Congress Hotel Frankfurt on Bolongarostrasse 100
- Other meeting spaces in Oberursel, Eschborn and Karben
General Information about Frankfurt, Germany, for Meeting Planners
With over 2.3 million inhabitants as of 2010, Frankfurt is the largest city of the Hesse state in Germany. It is a thriving city situated in the center of the Frankfurt Rhine Main Region in the western side of the country and is recognized internationally as a cultural, educational, financial and tourism hub. It is home to several international companies such as Union Investment, Nestlé, Kia Motors and Siemens. It is also a popular venue for international conventions and events. Convention facilities in Frankfurt include the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel and Conference Center and Holiday Inn Frankfurt City South Conference Center among many others. Frankfurt hosted the CPhI Worldwide tradeshow in 2011 and other international events, attracting millions of business travelers each year. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for Germany.
2014 Business Conventions in Frankfurt, Germany
During 2014, Frankfurt will play host to dozens of business conferences. European Banking Forum, hosted by Arena International Events Group will take place in May at a venue yet to be announced. Private Equity Conference, hosted by Euroforum Deuschland SE will take place in June at Hilton Hotel, Hochstrasse 4. Banks in Transition, hosted by Euroforum Deuschland SE will take place in September at Frankfurt am Main. In September, CISO Summit Germany, hosted by Custom Design Marketing & Media will take place at a venue yet to be announced in Frankfurt.
2013 Business Conferences in Frankfurt, Germany
2013 will bring us hundreds of large conferences and gatherings. Some of these meetings are going to take place in the city of Frankfurt, including the European Research Council’s “New Post-Migrant Socialities: Rethinking Urban Leisure Publics in the Context of Diversity and Dominance” which will be held in January at the Goethe-University Frankfurt. Additionally, the CS International will hold its Annual Conference in March at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel with the theme “Defining the next steps for the Compound Semiconductor Industry”. Also, the 26th International Conference on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology will be held at Frankfurt University in August, whereas the European Society of Neuroradiology’s 37th Annual meeting will be held at the University of Frankfurt in September.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Frankfurt
Frankfurt Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Germany aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Esprit De Corps Toastmasters Club meets at Haus Dornbusch (Saalbau) on Eschersheimer Landstrare 248 (Monday at 7:30 PM), Darmstadt Toastmasters Club meets at Das West Side Theater on Landwehrstrasse 58 (Thursday at 7:30 PM), Rhetorik Club Wiesbaden meets at Hilde-Muller-Haus on Wallufer Street 2 (Wednesday at 7:15 PM) and Word Weavers Club meets at Heimathafen on Karlstrare 22 (Wednesday at 7:30 PM).
Frankfurt Food Choices for Convention Attendees
While in Frankfurt for a business conference, plan to dine at a few of the local hot spots. Enjoy Mediterranean cuisine at Nizza (Phone: 69-29920-7511) at Untermainkai 17 while enjoying the summer breeze on the terrace. Located inside the Museum für Angewandte Kunst (Museum of Applied Arts), Emma Metzler (Phone: 69-6199-5906) at Schaumainkai 17 boasts sophisticated international cuisine. Ruchi (Phone: 69-2729-5728) at Ludwig Strasse 12 has a daily Indian buffet of manchuria, bajjis, and more. And serving Eastern African food, Im Herzen Afriks (Phone: 69-2424-6080) at Gutleutstraße 13 offers dinner only at specific times so it’s important to have a reservation.
Frankfurt Attractions for Conference Delegates
Once your business conference finishes up in Frankfurt, you should enjoy a spectacular view of the city from the top of the Main Tower located at Neue Mainzer Street. It is city’s only high rise building that’s open to the public. The Goethe House, which is at Hauptwache, the birth place of Germany’s most sought-after writer, Johann Wolfgang (1749-1832), is a must-see attraction for visitors because of its long lived furniture, books and paintings. Don’t miss the Romerberg, situated at the Subway stop 27. It represents the historic heart of the city and dates back to 1405. Senckenberg Museum of National History, located at Senckenberanlage 25, is another site worth visiting. It’s the largest museum of natural history in Germany. The museum of Modern Art which can be seen at Domstrasse 10 is not only famous for its extensive art collection but also for its bold architecture.