Milan Keynote Speaker

Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Milan as a leading authority on technology (including ‘big data’ and business intelligence), 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 Hotel Ibis Milano Centro on Via Camillo Finocchiaro Aprile, the Four Points Sheraton Milan on Via Gerolamo Cardano, the Hotel Portello Gruppo MiniHotel on Via Guglielmo Silva or some other convention space in Milan, Italy, 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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Milan has many conference facilities, including:

  • MiCo Milano Congressi on Piazzale Carlo Magno
  • Radisson Blu Hotel Milan on Via Villapizzone
  • Hotel NH Milano Congress Centre on Strada 2a
  • Four Points Sheraton Milan on Via Gerolamo Cardano
  • Barcelo Milan on Via Giorgio Stephenson
  • Other meeting spaces in Monza, Sesto San Giovanni and Rho


General Information about Milan, Italy, for Meeting Planners

Serving as Italy’s financial, industrial and economic center, Milan is a big city boasting a population of 4.3 million. It is the capital of the Lombardy region and Italy’s second largest city. It is the home of the world-famous church Santa Maria delle Grazie which is regarded as a UNESCO World Heritage site. An alpha world city, Milan is also the regional headquarters of multinational companies such as Yahoo!, Google, Armani, and Versace. Convention centers in Milan include BW Premier Cristoforo Colombo, and Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center. Milan is a popular destination for international fairs and events. In 2015, Milan will host the 2015 Universal Exposition. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for Italy.


2014 Business Conventions in Milan, Italy

Milan is hosting hundreds of conferences during 2014. In April, CIRP Design Conference, hosted by International Academy For Production Engineering will be held at Hotel Lombardia Viale Lombardia, 74-76. International Conference ICRF, hosted by Associazione Italiana Di Metallurgia will be held in May at Palazzo Delle Stelline Congress Center, Corso Magenta 61. Tax Privacy and Exchange of Information, hosted by SDA Bocconi School of Management will be held in June at a venue yet to be announced. In July, World Finance Conference, hosted by Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo will be held at University of Venice.

2013 Business Conferences in Milan, Italy

A number of conferences will be held in the city of Milan during 2013. These include the EAU Congress: 28th Annual EAU Congress which will take place at the Milano Congressi in March. Also, the World Federation ADHD: 4th World Congress on ADHD “From Childhood to Adult Disease” will be held in June at the Milano Convention Centre. Additionally, the International Union of Immunological Societies along with the Clinical Immunology and Allergology will host its 15th International Congress of Immunology in August at Milano Congressi. On the other hand, the 2013 Prognostics and System Health Management Conference will take place in September at Politecnico di Milano.

Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Milan

Milan Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Italy aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Milan-Easy Toastmasters Club meets at Grand Hotel Puccini on Corso Buenos Aires (Tuesday at 6:45 PM), The Xplorers Toastmasters meets at Grand Hotel Puccini on Corso Buenos Aires (Tuesday at 6:45 PM), Toastmasters Monza meets at Urban Center on Piazza del Duomo (Thursday at 7:30 PM) and The Milliners meets at Come una Volta Bar on Via Festa del Perdono (Monday at 7:00 PM).

Milan Food Choices for Convention Attendees

While attending a business conference in Milan, Italy, a few local restaurants are worth checking out. Antica Trattoria della Pesa (Phone: 02-655-5741) at Viale Pasubio 10 is an all-Italian restaurant that serves the traditional dishes like “bollito misto” (boiled meat) and “cotoletta” (crumbed veal cutlets). Be Bop (Phone: 02-837-6972) on Col di Lana in South Milan is purely Milanese in style with its old wood flooring and a classic menu of mozzarella di buffala pizza and chocolate salami. Ristorante Solferino (Phone: 02-290-05748) on Via Castelfidardo in North Milan serves the authentic osso bucco in risotto and fish tortelloni. Ex Mauri (Phone: 02-608-56028) on Via Federico Confalonieri is a contemporary Venetian bar perfect for a night of seafood cicheti, baccala fritters, and braised baby octopus.

Milan Attractions for Conference Delegates

Take a short tour and explore the city of Milan after finishing your business conference. Some of the major tourist attractions include the Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, The Last Supper, Vicolo dei Lavandai and Museo Poldi Pezzoli. Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore is a religious place boasting many architectural buildings located about 1 KM from the City Center. The Last Supper is the famous art Museum located at the distance of 1.4 KM from the City Center. Vicolo dei Lavandai is a major historical place which is just 1.6 KM from City Center and Museo Poldi Pezzoli is an excellent and inspiring Art Museum located at 0.6 KM from City Center.

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