Santiago Keynote Speaker

Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Santiago as a leading authority on technology, 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 Sheraton Santiago Hotel & Convention Center on Santa María Providencia in Región Metropolitana, Nogales Hotel & Convention Center on Los Nogales, the Crowne Plaza Santiago on Av Libertador Bernardo O in Higgins or some other convention space in Santiago, Chile, 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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Santiago has many conference facilities, including:

  • Sheraton Santiago Hotel & Convention Center on Santa Maria 1742
  • Espacio Riesco on Avenida El Salto
  • Nogales Hotel & Convention Center on Los Nogales 741
  • Hotel Atton las Condes on Alonso de Cordova 5199
  • Santiago Marriott Hotel on Avenida Presidente Kennedy 5741
  • Other meeting spaces in Puente Alto, Las Condes and Maipu


General Information about Santiago, Chile, for Meeting Planners

Santiago is a modern metropolitan area in the heart of the Santiago de Chile basin and ranks the world’s ninth fastest growing city in 2011. The largest city of Chile, Santiago is home to about 5 million people according to the 2010 Census. Santiago, being Chile’s capital city and center of commerce, attracts multinational companies such as Coca-Cola, Ford, Procter & Gamble, Reuters, Unilever, and Microsoft. Convention and meeting venues in Santiago includes Plaza De Armas, Santiago Marriott Hotel and Hostal Romandia among others. Expo Nuevo Mundo Ruarla and Feria Internacional de Santiago, attended by business visitors from around the world, are some of the major events in this scenic South American city.


2014 Business Conventions in Santiago, Chile

During 2014, Santiago will play host to numerous business events. SolarTech Chile 2014, hosted by Asociacion Chilena de Energia Solar ACESOL will be held in April at Noi Vitacura Avenue Nueva Costanera. Finance, Treasury and Trade In Latin America, hosted by EuroFinance will be held in August at a venue yet to be announced. In October, Latin American Mining Summit, hosted by Gecamin will be held at a venue yet to be announced. Annual Chilean International Renewable Energy Congress, hosted by Green Power Conferences will be held in September at Sheraton Santiago Hotel & Convention Center, in Santiago.

2013 Business Conferences in Santiago, Chile

2013 will bring hundreds of conventions and meetings hosted at Santiago, Chile. Some of the larger gatherings taking place in the city include the 2nd Annual Latin American and Caribbean Global Health Conference “Transcending Borders for Health Equity” hosted by the Latin American Alliance for Global Health and the School of Public Health of the University of Chile which will be held at the University of Chile in January. Also, the International Confederation for Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery will host its 17th World Congress at Espacio Riesco in February. Furthermore, CRU’s 12th World Copper Conference will be held at Santiago’s Grand Hyatt Hotel in April, whereas CIREC’s 2013 Chilean International Renewable Energy Congress is going to take place in September at Intercontinental Santiago.

Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Santiago

Santiago Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Chile aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Sand Dunes Toastmasters Club meets at National Diabetics Center on Thakasussi Street (Friday at 5:00 PM), Arabian Stallions Club meets at New Zamil Building on King Fahad Road (Wednesday at 6:30 PM), Cateus Toastmasters meets at Alkesa Hall on OHOD STREET Alqatif (Tuesday at 7:00 PM) and The Gold Toastmasters Club meets at College of Telecom and Information on Al Mursalat (Sunday at 8:00 PM).

Santiago Food Choices for Convention Attendees

While on a business conference in Santiago, Chile, experience local flavor at famous restaurants in the city like Emporio La Rosa, Las Vacas Gordas, Astrid y Gaston, and Patagonia. Emporio La Rosa (Phone: 02-638-9257) at Merced 291 offers unique handmade ice cream flavors such as rose petal, black pepper and choco-chilli. Las Vacas Gordas (Phone: 02-697-1066) at Cienfuegoes 280 in Barrio Brasil serves hefty portions of sizzling steaks. Critically acclaimed for quality Peruvian cuisine, Astrid y Gaston (Phone: 02-650-9125) at Antonio Bellet 201 boasts of the modern and traditional fusions of ceviches, chochinillio (suckling pig), and chupes (fish stews). And with a kitchen run by Argentine chefs, Patagonia (Phone: 02-664-3830) at Lastarria 96 serves delightful combinations of lamb, berry sauce, rainbow trout and goat cheese.

Santiago Attractions for Conference Delegates

Whether there is a business conference or a business meeting in Santiago, Chile, make sure you visit the Casablanca Valley, the San Cristobal Hill, the La Chascona, and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Taste the best wines at the Casablanca Valley in Santiago as the wineries are made with the finest grapes. One of the most revered landmarks is the San Cristobal Hill to the Parque Metropolitano for a pleasant walk. Relive the history of Pablo Neruda’s at his La Chascona home in Santiago. Learn about the region’s religious history and take in the beauty of one of the most beautiful architectural buildings in all of Santiago: the Metropolitan Cathedral.

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