Sacramento Keynote Speaker

Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Sacramento as a leading authority on technology, 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 Sacramento Convention Center Complex, the Courtyard Sacramento Cal Expo on Tribute Road, the Hilton Sacramento Arden West on Harvard Street or some other convention space in Sacramento (or nearby Folsom, Citrus Heights or Granite Bay), 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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Sacramento has many conference facilities, including:

  • Red Lion Woodlake Sacramento on Leisure Line
  • Lions Gate Hotel & Conference Center on Wastover Street
  • Sacramento Convention Center Complex on J Street
  • Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel on Thirteenth and J street
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Sacramento on Point West Way
  • Other meeting spaces in Rio Linda, Florin and Rosemont


General Information about Sacramento, California, for Meeting Planners

Readers planning business meetings or conference trips in Sacramento, California may find this general information about the city of interest: Sacramento, though not as famous as some cities in California, is the state’s venerable capital. An important hub of activity and commerce during the great Gold Rush, today’s Sacramento includes plentiful evidence of the city’s history, along with abundant contemporary tourist destinations and venues. Completely landlocked, Sacramento is nearly encircled by rivers, and framed on the east by the enormous Eldorado National Forest and on the west by the California coastline and the blue Pacific Ocean. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for America.


2014 Business Conventions in Sacramento, California

During 2014, Sacramento will play host to many business conventions. The Red Lion Hotel Conference Center off Lincoln Highway will play host to the UC Davis Infectious Diseases Conference, being organized by UC DAVIS in January. A Personal Effectiveness Seminar will be held at the Courtyard Marriott-Midtown on Y-Street, in February. It is being hosted by Wings Seminars. University of Missouri Career Center is hosting the National Extension Conference at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento on L-Street in March. Sacramento Convention Center on J-Street will play host to the American Cheese Society Conference, being organized by the American Cheese Society in July.

2013 Business Conferences in Sacramento, California

Mark your calendars for the upcoming conferences taking place at Sacramento. Some of the larger gatherings taking place in the city include the 2013 Educating for Careers Conferences in March at the Sacramento Convention Center. In addition, the Housing California 2013 Annual Conference will take place in April at the Sacramento Convention Center, whereas the CCAE State Conference by the California Council for Adult Education Northern Section will also be held in April at the Sheraton Grand. More so, the 2013 OTAC 37th Annual Conference by the Occupational Therapy Association of California will be held in October at the Hyatt Sacramento & Sacramento Convention Center.

Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Sacramento

Sacramento Toastmasters clubs are a great place for California aspiring speakers to practice their craft. River City Toastmasters Club meets at Sacramento Historic City Hall on I Street Sacramento (Thursday at 12:05 PM), CalVet Golden Bears Toastmasters meets at California Department of Veterans Affairs on O Street (Wednesday at 12:05 PM), Trash Talkers Club meets at Cal/EPA Headquarters Building on I Street (Wednesday at 12:05 PM) and Pestmasters Toastmasters Club meets at Cal/EPA Building on I Street (Wednesday at 12:05 PM).

Sacramento Food Choices for Convention Attendees

Sacramento, California offers some of the best restaurants in the state, so make sure you work some of them into your busy schedule. One of the finest bears the inauspicious name of The Kitchen. Here you will enjoy the very best in gourmet contemporary cuisine, presented artistically. It’s pricey, but it’s worth it. Nopalitos is a fabulous Mexican restaurant, where you can get generous, economical portions for lunch and dinner. The Grange Restaurant is a good place for drinks and dinner. Wind down with a leisurely, upscale meal of authentic gourmet Californian cuisine. Be sure to make your reservations in advance.

Sacramento Attractions for Conference Delegates

A little pre-planning will go a long way during your conference or convention trip to Sacramento; if you’re the type who likes to see the sights, there is much to enjoy. The historic neighborhoods of Old Sacramento are a must, where you can enjoy a stroll along the beautiful waterfront, as well as unique shops, restaurants and, of course, architecture. A visit to the State Railroad Museum would be a fun one for just about anyone in your group. Meander through this major attraction at your whim, or take the excellent guided tour.

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