Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Sydney 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 Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre on Darling Drive in Darling Harbour NSW, the Queen Victoria Building on George Street in New South Wales, the SMC Conference & Function Centre on Goulburn Street or some other convention space in Sydney, Australia, 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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Sydney has many conference facilities, including:
- SMC Conference & Function Centre on Goulburn Street
- Rydges World Square on Pitt Street
- Vibe Hotel Sydney on Goulburn Street
- Cliftons Sydney on Margaret Street
- WatervieW in Bicentennial Park on Bicentennial Drive
- Other meeting spaces in Campbeltown, Gosford and Penrith
General Information about Sydney, Australia, for Meeting Planners
Rated as one of the “Top 10 most livable cities in the world”, Sydney remains humble and flatters guests with its perfect balance of city attractions, open space, beaches, cuisine, culture and temperate climate. The Harbor City, Sydney is the capital of New South Wales and considered as the economic and financial center of Australia. It is the headquarter of Australia’s largest city-owned and foreign companies such as Caltex Australia, Deutsche Bank, Woolworths, and David Jones. The population of Sydney is approximated at 4.5 million as of 2010 which makes it the most populous metropolis in the country.
It’s a thriving city strategically located on the southeast coast of Australia and separated from the country of New Zealand by the Tasman Sea. Perfect for business trips, Sydney provides a wide range of convention facilities which include the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Center and Sydney Showground. Sydney hosted the Summer Olympics in 2000 and continues to host more international events each year. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for Australia.
2014 Business Conventions in Sydney, Australia
Sydney will be home to dozens of conventions in 2014. Susan Wahhab, CPA & Financial Strategist, will host Super & Property Seminar – what you need to know, in March at Winner Partnership Offices Suite on Pitt Street. Identify and Implement Your Personal Brand Program, hosted by the Care Factor will be held in March at McGrath Executive Suites. How to Buy Property in your Super?, hosted by Ark Total Wealth will be held in April at Ark Total Wealth Office. The 14th Annual National Public Private Partnership Summit, hosted by Public Private Partnership Summit will be held in June at the Hilton.
2013 Business Conferences in Sydney, Australia
Sydney Australia is going to host national and international conferences and gatherings in the upcoming year. Some of these include the 1st Global Conference “21st Century Science: Health, Agency and Well-Being” which will be held in January at the Mercure Hotel. On the other hand, the Australian Women’s Health Network will host the 7th Australian Women’s Health Conference ‘Gender Matters: Determining Women’s Health’ at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth in May, whereas the International Health Economics Association will host the 9th World Congress on Health Economics: Celebrating Health Economics at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre in July. In addition, the Hillsong Church will hold its Hillsog Conference in July at Allphones Arena in Sydney. Moreover, the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer will host the IASLC 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer in October at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Center.
Sydney Food Choices for Convention Attendees
Local restaurants in Sydney, Australia are worth visiting while in town for a business convention. Enjoy a romantic view while indulging in the house specialty crispy-skin Murray cod with shiitake mushrooms at Quay (Phone: 02-9251-5600) located at the third level of Overseas Passenger Terminal. A vegan restaurant, Bodhi (Phone: 02-9360-2523) on College Street in Cook & Phillip Park is perfect for outside dining, complete with slatted wooden tables and umbrellas. Spend on all-you-can-eat bivalves on a Tuesday night while cozying behind harbor lights at Bungalow 8 (Phone: 02-9299-4660) at The Promenade in King Street Wharf. And finally, Aria (Phone: 02-9252-2555) on Macquarie Street is a popular fine-dining restaurant with a seamless view of the Opera House.
Sydney Attractions for Conference Delegates
There is no better get away from a business conference in Sydney than to take a tour of the Sydney Opera house, the Sydney Harbor Bridge, the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Sydney Markets and Watsons Bay. It is a must to attend one of the spectacular shows at the Sydney Opera House on the Sydney Harbor at Bennelong Point. The nearby Sydney Harbor Bridge is an engineering masterpiece and one of the city’s most prominent landmarks. Just a short walk away is the Royal Botanical Gardens that has a canvas of some of the most beautiful flora and fauna. Enjoy some of the best of shopping at the wide array of stores at the markets, and then end the day at the breathtaking views at Watsons Bay.