Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Hanoi as a leading authority on technology (including predictive analytics), online marketing (in social media) and global business trends (including demographics, particularly in the Asean Block). 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 Movenpick Hotel Hanoi on Lý Thường Kiệt in Trần Hưng Đạo, the Hanoi Royal View Hotel on Hang Dau Street, the Prince Hanoi Hotel in the Hoan Kiem District or some other convention space in Hanoi, Vietnam, Patrick will deliver the buzz and energy 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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Hanoi has many conference facilities, including:
- Press Club Hanoi on Ly Dao Thanh
- Vietnam National Convention Center on Pham Hung
- JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi on Do Duc Duc
- Hanoi Emotion Hotel on Hang Bot
- Melia Hanoi on Thuong Kiet Street
- Other meeting spaces in Dich Vong Hau, Trung Hoa and Bach Dang
General Information about Hanoi, Vietnam, for Meeting Planners
If you’re the conference planner for a business trip to Hanoi, here is some general information that may come in handy: Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi, is one of the longest-inhabited regions on the planet, dating back to 3,000 B.C. The Twentieth Century was a hard one for Hanoi, since it went through both Japanese and French occupations, along with the highly destructive Vietnam War. The city has made a stellar comeback, however, and is now a charming conglomeration of the old and the new.
2014 Business Conventions in Hanoi, Vietnam
Hanoi will be home to dozens of conventions in 2014. Foreign Trade University will host Vietnam International Conference in Finance, in June at Foreign Trade University, Chua Lang. The International Society for Trenchless Technology Summit Vietnam,hosted by Westrade Group Ltd will be held in March at Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers on Dong Khoi Street. In December, International Symposium on System Engineering and Computer Simulation, will be held at a venue yet to be announced. Congress of the International Primatological Society, hosted by Administration of Forestry will take place in August at Melia Hanoi Hotel & Convention Center on Thuong Kiet Street, Hanoi.
2013 Business Conferences in Hanoi, Vietnam
A number of conferences are taking place in Hanoi during 2013. Some of the larger meetings include the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Restoration and Management hosted by the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry which will take place in March at Melia Hotel and University of Science in Hanoi. In April, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease will host the 4th Conference of The Union Asia-Pacific Region on Lung Health “Optimal use of new technology and approach” at the Melia Hotel. Moreover, the Vietnam Society for Burn Injuries and Le Huu Trac National Institute of Burns is hosting the 9th Asia – Pacific Burn Congress at the Melia Hotelin April with the theme “Challenges in Total Burn Care”.
Hanoi Food Choices for Convention Attendees
Convention-goers will find a cornucopia of goodness among Hanoi’s plentiful restaurants. One of the best is Essence Café, in the Old Quarter, where you can get fine evening dining at surprisingly affordable prices. Though they serve international food here, you must try some of the delicious, authentic Vietnamese cuisine as well. The Gourmet Corner Restaurant, also in the Old Quarter, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can get some delicious vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes here, all local cuisine. La Badiane is renowned for its French, international, fusion and vegetarian dishes. They serve all day and late into the night. Do try the desserts!
Hanoi Attractions for Conference Delegates
Be sure take some time to see some of Hanoi’s attractions before or after your conference in the city. The Old Quarter is a great place to start. You’ll find a large, lively neighborhood packed with street markets and local shopping adventures. The Temple of Literature and National University is well worth a visit, too. Its fantastic gardens and courtyards alone will justify the trip to this 2,000-plus year old academy. Art and beauty lovers will appreciate an afternoon at the Bao Tang My Thuat, the local Fine Arts Museum. This popular facility offers the visitor a look at a wide array of precious pieces, from ancient sculptures to lacquered art to paintings.