Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Shenzhen as a leading authority on technology, demographics (particularly in Asia) 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 Ming Wah International Convention Centre Shenzhen Hotel on Yanshan Road, the Convention Center of Grand City Hotel on Huanan Avenue in Longgang, the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center on Zhongxin 5th Road at Fuhua Road or some other convention space in Shenzhen, China, 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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Shenzhen has many conference facilities, including:
- Shangri-La Hotel, Shenzhen on Jianshe Rd
- Marco Polo Hotel Shenzhen on Fuhua 1st Road
- Huaqiang Plaza Hotel on Huaqiang North Road
- Futian Shangri-La Shenzhen on Yitian Road
- The Panglin Hotel Shenzhen on Jiabin Road
- Other meeting spaces in Longgang, Dongguan and Foshan
General Information about Shenzhen, China, for Meeting Planners
Described as a city constructing “one high-rise a day and one boulevard every three days”, Shenzhen is a major financial and manufacturing hub in China and is rated as one of the top Chinese cities by economic power. It is located in the Pearl River Delta in Guangdong province with a recorded population of 14 million as of 2008. The city houses some of the world-famous high-tech brands of China such as Huawei, Konka, and ZTE. It is the main venue of the 2011 Summer Universiade conference attended by 150 countries. Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center is a huge establishment in Shenzhen constructed to provide conference and convention venues to business travelers from inside China and also from around the world. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for China.
2014 Business Conventions in Shenzhen, China
Shenzhen is hosting hundreds of conferences during 2014. In June, International Conference On Computational Intelligence And Industrial Engineering, hosted by Information Engineering Research Institute will be held at a venue yet to be announced. International Conference On Computer Engineering, hosted by South Asia Institute of Science and Engineering (SAISE) will be held in November at a venue yet to be announced. IEEE International Conference On Data Mning, hosted by IEEE Computer Society will be held in December at a venue yet to be announced. China Mobile Phone Manufacturing Technology Forum, hosted by Creativity Convention & Exhibition will be held in November at a venue yet to be announced, in Shenzhen.
2013 Business Conferences in Shenzhen, China
The city of Shenzhen will host numerous national and international conferences next year. These will include IIC China’s 2013 International IC-China Conference & Exhibition in February at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. More so, JFPS Group will host the (CIPCC) 2013 5th China IP Counsel Congress “Strengthening IP strategies by sharing practical experience on the basis of the latest regulations” at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center in March. Furthermore, the 69th China International Medical Equipment Fair will take place in April at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, whereas Crain Communications Ltd and Minmetals Corporation’s PU 2013 will be held at Nanjing International Expo Centre in September.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Shenzhen
Shenzhen Toastmasters clubs are a great place for China aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Presidents Advanced Toastmasters Club meets at Xinian Center on Tairan Road (Friday at 7:30 PM), ACME Bilingual Toastmasters Club meets at shangwu Center building on Zhenxing Road (Thursday at 7:25 PM), CARE Toastmasters Club meets at Business Center Building on Zhenxing Road (Friday at 7:30 PM) and S-Mart Toastmasters Club meets at Baijia Training Room on Nonglin Road (Thursday at 7:00 PM).
Shenzhen Food Choices for Convention Attendees
While attending a business conference in Shenzhen, China, a few local restaurants are worth checking out. West Lake Spring (Phone: 0755-8211-6988) on the second and third floor of Parkway Tower in Sungang Lu serves Hángzhōu cuisine from the signature dish called “Lóngjǐng Xiārén” (stir-fried freshwater shrimp) to the popular “Sòngsǎo Yúgēng” (yellow croaker fish soup). Aptly called Grand Prince (Phone: 0755-8269-0666) on the fifth floor of The MixC in Bao’an Nanlu, this Chinese restaurant has a spacious dining hall and serves traditional cuisines from the various provinces of the country. Made in Kitchen (Phone: 0755-8261-1639) on the seventh floor of Kingglory Plaza in Renmin Lu offers a wide range of Asian fusion dishes with more than 400 combinations of samosas, sashimi, and steaks. Belle Epoque (Phone: 0755-8266-8880) on the second floor of The MixC in Bao’an Nanlu is a French fine dining restaurant that also offers select Chinese cuisines.
Shenzhen Attractions for Conference Delegates
Schedule some time after your business conference at the Shenzhen to stroll across the Chinese Folk Culture Village and visit the Minsk World, the Safari Park, the Happy Valley, and the Chung Ying Street. At the China Folk Culture Village centre, you’ll learn about 56 different ethnic groups living in China. Be amazed by the courageous themes at the Minsk World military theme park at Dapeng Bay, dedicated to the Soviet aircraft carrier Minsk. Walk among exotic animals at the Safari Park in the Nanshan district in Shenzhen. And just a few minutes away is the Happy Valley tourist theme park at Shenzhen. Finally, browse the historically important Chung Ying Street which is the border between Hong Kong and China at Shenzhen.