Patrick Schwerdtfeger is a motivational speaker who spoke in Stockholm twice for the Internet Marketing Conference (IMC) in 2007 and again in 2010. He spoke about social media and how it can be used to build brand engagement and grow revenue for businesses. As a keynote speaker, Patrick specializes in global business trends including big data, social media and self-employment, and is available to contribute to events in Stockholm. He’s the author of the award-winning book Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, Wiley) and a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. So if you’re planning a business convention in the Estra Diakonisallskap Estra Konferens & Hotell in Katarina-Sofia, the Stockholm City Conference Centre AB on Drottninggatan, the World Trade Center Stockholm AB on Kungsbron or some other conference facility in Stockholm, Sweden, Patrick will deliver the buzz and excitement you’re looking for.
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Stockholm has many conference facilities, including:
- Munchenbryggeriet Event & Konferens on Torkel Knutssonsgatan 2
- Hotel Birger Jarl Stockholm on Tulegatan 8
- Sheraton Stockholm Hotel on Tegelbacken 6
- Scandic Hotel Sergel Plaza on Brunkebergstorg 9
- Radisson Blu Royal Park Hotel , Stockholm on Frosundaviks alle 15
- Other meeting spaces in Solna, Lidingo and Sodermalm
General Information about Stockholm, Sweden, for Meeting Planners
Stockholm is the capital city of Sweden and also it’s largest city. The Stockholm metropolitan area has a population of about 1.4 million people. The city is located on 14 islands connected by dozens of bridges, making it one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Stockholm is a city strategically located on the south-central east shore of Sweden. It is regarded as an economic center, and is home to major companies such as IBM, Ericsson and Sodexho. The city is seen as a good location for international events. In particular, Stockholm will be hosting the IPS World Congress and the 2nd International Banknote Designer Conference in 2012. The Stockholm City Conference Centre, the Hansen Event and Conference and Debaser Slussen are among the top convention facilities within the city.
2014 Business Conventions in Stockholm, Sweden
Dozens of business conferences are being held in Stockholm in 2014. In October, SPS IIS Nordic Institutional Investors Conference, hosted by SPS Conferences will be held at a venue yet to be announced. Home Delivery World Nordic, hosted by Terrapinn Pte Limited will be held in October at Hilton Stockholm Slussen Hotel Gulgrand. Euromoney Conferences will host The Sweden Capital Markets Forum, in September at a venue yet to be announced. Joint Nordic Meeting on Remediation of Contaminated Sites, hosted by Pohjois-Suomen Eramessut will be held in September at a venue yet to be announced, in Stockholm Sweden.
2013 Business Conferences in Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm is going to bring us hundreds of conventions in 2013. These include the 2013 Swedish-American Executive Women’s Conference “Making Money in the 21st Century”, hosted by the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce which will be held in April at Swedbank’s Headquarter, Brunkebergstorg 8 in Stockholm. In addition, the European Association for Heritage Interpretation will host its 2013 International Conference “Sharing our natural and cultural heritage: interpretation can make us citizens of the world” in June at Folkhögskola, whereas the 11th International Symposium on Protection against Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents will take place in Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre in June. Moreover, the 13th European Congress of Psychology (ECP 2013) hosted by the Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA) will be held in Stockholmsmässan in July.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Stockholm
Stockholm Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Sweden aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Stockholm Toastmaster Club meets at ABF-huset on Sveavagen 41 (Thursday at 6:30 PM), Advanced Communication & Leadership Club meets at Studieframjandet on Norrtullsgatan (Saturday at 10:00 AM) and ReadSoft Toastmasters meets at ReadSoft on Isafjordsgatan (Monday at 6:00 PM).
Stockholm Food Choices for Convention Attendees
A business convention in Stockholm, Sweden, will not be complete without visiting a few local restaurants: Chutney, Pelikan, IL Caffè, and Elverket. Chutney (Phone: 08-640-3010) at Katarina Bangata 19 is an artist hotspot with boho ambiance and a vegan menu featuring potato pancakes, mushroom ravioli and coconut stew. Pelikan (Phone: 08-5560-9092) at Blekingegatan 40 has a traditional Swedish interior design and serves local favorites like herring, cheese and roasted spare-ribs. Featuring street graffiti by Stockholm artist Finsta, IL Caffè (Phone: 08-652-3004) at Bergsgatan 17 is a favorite hangout spot for an Italian plate of pesto and mozzarella or for an afternoon of Italian café latte. And finally, Elverket (Phone: 08-661-2562) at Linnégatan 69 is a low-key diner perfect for a weekend brunch.
Stockholm Attractions for Conference Delegates
If you are attending a business conference in Stockholm, you should try to visit the following popular attractions: Drottningholms Slott, Katarinahissen, Skansen and Moderna Museeet. Home to the Royal Family, the Drottningholms Slott (Tel. No. 08-402-62-80) on the Lovö Island exhibits narrow European streets, Renaissance-inspired architecture and French-style orchards. Katarinahissen or Katarina Elevator (Tel. No. 08- 642-47-85) in Slussen Södermalm provides a sky-high view of the city through the Eriks Gondolen Bar and Restaurant. The world’s oldest open-air museum, Skansen (Tel. No. 08-442-80-00) in Djurgårdsslätten features over 150 Swedish infrastructures. Moderna Museeet or Museum of Modern Art (Tel. No. 08-519-552-00) in Exercisplan on the island of Skeppsholmen houses local and international modern art—from Picasso to Braque to Matisse.