Paris Keynote Speaker

Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Paris as a leading authority on technology and global business trends including ‘big data’ and the social media revolution. 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 Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center on Boulevard Saint-Jacques, the Salle Conference Paris on Avenue des Champs-Élysées, the Palais des Congres de Paris on Place de la Porte Maillot or some other convention space in Paris, France, 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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Paris has many conference facilities, including:

  • Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center on 17 Boulevard Saint-Jacques
  • Salle Conference Paris on Avenue des Champs-Elysees
  • Holiday Inn Paris – Gare Montparnasse on Avenue Du Maine
  • Eurosites George V on 28 Avenue George V
  • Grand Hotel du Havre on Rue d’Amsterdam
  • Other meeting spaces in Creteil, Neuilly-sur-Seine and Courbevoie


General Information about Paris, France, for Meeting Planners

Boasting an oceanic climate much favored by tourists, Paris is a tourist destination attracting 28 million tourists every year. It is regarded as one of the most romantic cities in the world and dubbed as the Capital of Fashion. Paris is a huge city with an estimated population of 2.2 million as of 2011, 20% of which are immigrants. Paris is the capital city of France and also the largest city in the country, located along the river Seine in the north side of France. Paris plays host to the Six Nations Rugby Tournament and the GRI Europe Summit happening annually. Palais des Congres and Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center are among the best convention facilities in Paris offering notable amenities to business visitors worldwide. Fortune 500 companies with regional headquarters in Paris include Microsoft and Eurosport. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for France.



2014 Business Conventions in Paris, France

Numerous business conferences are being hosted in Paris in 2014. Business and Social Science Research Conference: Paris 2014, hosted by Macrotheme Capital Management, LLC will be held in December at Espace Vocation Paris Haussman Saint-Lazare. International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Economics and Management Study – ASEM 2014, hosted by Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors, will be held in September at Novotel Paris Vaugirard Montparnasse, 257 Rue de Vaugirard. ASBBS 17th International Conference, hosted by ASBBS will be held in June at Holiday Inn Avenue du Maine. The Global Summit, hosted by The Consumer Goods Forum will be held at a date yet to be announced at Carrousel du Louvre, 1st arrondissement of Paris, in Paris.

2013 Business Conferences in Paris, France

Paris will bring us hundreds of conferences in 2013. These includes the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems “Changing Perspectives” hosted by the First ACM European Computing Research Congress taking place in April at Paris International Conference Centre. Additionally, the 2nd International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development will be held in April at Hotel Bedford. On the other hand, the 8th International Conference on Geomorphology of the International Association of Geomorphologists will take place at the Cité des Sciences de La Villette in August, whereas the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering “Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics” of the French Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering is will be held in September at Paris International Conference Centre.

Paris Food Choices for Convention Attendees

If you’re attending a business conference in Paris, France, here are a few local restaurants you might want to try: Crèmerie Restaurant Polidor, Hôtel du Nord, Perraudin, and Les Dix Vins. An authentic Parisian restaurant almost straight out of Victor Hugo’s Paris, Crèmerie Restaurant Polidor (Phone: 014-326-9534) at 41 rue Monsieur le Prince 6e serves the famous bœuf bourguignon and “blanquette de veau à l’ancienne” (veal in white sauce). Set by the Canal St. Martin, Hôtel du Nord (Phone: 014-040-7878) at 102 quai de Jenmapes 10e is reminiscent of old Paris with its Art Deco posters and classic piano. Perraudin (Phone: 014-633-1575) at 157 rue St-Jacques 5e is another classical French restaurant laced with embroidered handkerchief lampshades. Les Dix Vins (Phone: 014-320-9177) at 57 rue Falguière 15e in Montparnasse is a small restaurant devoted to the French’s favorite drink, wine of course.

Paris Attractions for Conference Delegates

Relax after your business conference by visiting some of Paris’ best known attractions, including the Musee du Louvre, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe. Enjoy the exciting exhibits and historical beauty of the Musee du Louvre in Paris which holds over 400,000 items of art and world history. Be dazzled by the Gothic architecture of the 12th century at the Notre Dame Cathedral on the Île de la Cité at the heart of the city. The Eiffel Tower is perhaps the reason why Paris is so famous since it was built in 1889 by Gustave Eiffel. And just down the road, visit the Napoleon built Arc de triomphe in 1806. One can easily take a cab to all of these landmarks for a quick tour.

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