Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Nairobi as a leading authority on online marketing 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 Kenyatta International Conference Centre on Harambee Avenue, the INS Conference Rooms on Kijabe Street, the Nairobi Serena Hotel and Convention Center on Processional Way or some other convention space in Nairobi, Kenya, 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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Nairobi has many conference facilities, including:
- Kenyatta International Conference Center on Harambee Avenue
- Hilton Nairobi on Mama Ngina Street
- Eka Hotel Nairobi on Mombasa Road
- The Boma Nairobi on Bellevue Off Mombasa Road
- Silver Springs Hotel on Valley Road
- Other meeting spaces in Ruiru, Athi River and Kikuyu
General Information about Nairobi, Kenya, for Meeting Planners
Convention-planners may find the following general tidbits about Nairobi of interest: Capital city of Kenya, it is also the largest in that country and bears the nickname “Green City in the Sun.” Nairobi is also renowned as the hub of safaris in Africa and indeed, the world. This is a bustling, vibrant city that offers not only a glimpse into the breathtaking wildlife of Africa, but also the heartbeat of its culture and people. Taxis and “matatus” make it fairly easy to get around Nairobi, and walking in the city’s center is not a problem.
2014 Business Conventions in Nairobi, Kenya
Dozens of business conferences are being held in Nairobi in 2014. Global Event Partners Ltd will host East Africa Gas and Oil Summit & Exhibition, in October at InterContinental Hotel City Hall Way. African Association of Women in Geosciences, hosted by African Association of Women in Geosciences will be held in July at a venue yet to be announced. In June, Intercem Africa, hosted by Intercem, will be held at Safari Park Hotel. Sustainable Research and Innovation Conference, hosted by Department of Mechatronics Engineering will be held in May at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, City Square, Nairobi.
2013 Business Conferences in Nairobi, Kenya
2013 will bring several conferences to Nairobi, Kenya. Next year, the Tropical Biology Association is hosting its TAAG inaugural African Students’ Conference in July at the National Museums of Kenya. Also, the Association of Reading of Kenya (ARK) and The School of Education of The University of Nairobi is hosting the 8th Pan-African Reading for All Conference themed “Literacy for All: Leading the way to literacy excellence” taking place at University of Nairobi in August. On the other hand, the Water Services Providers Association (WASPA) of Kenya and the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company will collaborate to host the next IWA Development Congress and Exhibition in 2013 in October at Kenyatta International Conference Centre.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Nairobi
Nairobi Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Kenya aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Downtown Toastmasters Club meets at Opposite Hilton Hotel on Mama Ngina Street (Thursday at 6:30 PM), Early Birds Toastmasters meets at Cathedral Hall, Luther Plaza on Nyerere Road (Wednesday at 6:30 PM), Nairobi Toastmasters meets at United Kenya Club on Nyerere Road (Monday at 12:45 PM) and Kwanza Kenya Club meets at United Kenya Club on State House Road (Tuesday at 6:15 PM).
Nairobi Food Choices for Convention Attendees
You can get almost any kind of food you want while in Nairobi attending your convention or conference. Always a good bet is Talisman Restaurant, which offers upscale, reasonably priced seafood and fusion dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night dining. For fabulous Indian cuisine, try Open House, and get a reservation in advance. The food is authentic and plentiful and the service is very good. A popular hangout for business meetings or simply relaxing after them is the Fogo Gaucho at the Viking House. This is a first-class restaurant, bar and lounge that serves up, word has it, the best steak in town.
Nairobi Attractions for Conference Delegates
In Nairobi for a conference or another type of business meeting? Be sure to take advantage of your visit by scheduling time to see the unforgettable sights of this splendid city. Venture into the Nairobi National Park and visit the black rhinos, lions and giraffes, or stroll through the Village Market or the Sarit Center, the largest mall in Kenya which is almost a city within a city. Another interesting place to go in Nairobi is the Kenya Cultural Centre, home of the national theatre. With a little planning, you may be able to take in an unforgettable stage show.