Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Taipei as a leading authority on technology and global business trends (including business intelligence and shifting demographics). 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 Taipei International Convention Center at Section 1 Jilong Road at Section 5 Xinyi Road, the Imperial Intercontinental Conference Center in the Zhongshan District, the Regent Taipei or some other convention space in Taipei, Taiwan, 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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Taipei has many conference facilities, including:
- Taipei World Trade Center on Jingmao 2nd Road
- Taipei Marriott Hotel on 199 LeQun 2nd Road
- Grand Hyatt Taipei on 2 Songshou Road
- Sunworld Dynasty Hotel Taipei on Dunhua North Road
- Exhibition Centre 101 on 5 Section 5, Xinyi Road
- Other meeting spaces in Taoyuan City, Hsinchu City and Keelung City
General Information about Taipei, Taiwan, for Meeting Planners
Taipei City is the capital of Taiwan and also the country’s economic, industrial and cultural center. It lies in the Tamsui River region and has an estimated population of over 23.2 million in 2012. One of the Four Asian Tigers, it is rated as the world’s 19th-largest economy. National companies which have their headquarters in Taipei include ASUS and Chunghwa Telecom. The city is known for hosting numerous international events such as World Congress on Information Technology and Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technology (APRICOT). Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) is a well-known conference venue located on Xinyi Road in downtown Taipei City. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for China.
2014 Business Conventions in Taipei, Taiwan
Numerous business conferences are being hosted in Taipei in 2014. In April this year, International Conference on Innovation, Service and Management, hosted by International Economics Development and Research Center will be held at a venue yet to be announced. Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society, hosted by Western Washington University will be held in June at Taipei World Trade Center. International Conference Austronesian Linguist, hosted by Institute of Linguistics will be held in July at Academia Sinica. Strategic Issues Conference, hosted by LIMRA International, Inc will be held in June at Regent Hotel.
2013 Business Conferences in Taipei, Taiwan
Numerous conferences and conventions will take place in Taipei during 2013. Some of the larger meetings include the International Congress on Natural Sciences and Engineering’s 2013 Conference which will be held in January at the Grand Hotel. On the other hand, the Taiwan Alzheimer’s Disease Association (TADA) will host its 28th International Conference ‘Dementia: Action for Global Change’ in April at the Taipei International Convention Centre. Aside from that, the 1st International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference with the theme ‘Creative Assemblages’ hosted by Deluze Studies will be held at the campus of Tamkang University in May. Meanwhile, ISBS will host its 31st Conference on the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports in July at the National Taiwan Normal University.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Taipei
Taipei Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Taiwan aspiring speakers to practice their craft. TCG TMC meets at Taipei City Hall on Shi-fu Road (Monday at 7:00 PM), Taipei DCS Toastmasters Club meets at GiTai Construction Co on Keelung Road (Thursday at 7:00 PM), Trend Micro Toastmasters Club meets at Trend Micro Inc. – Trend Micro Meeting on Dunhua South Road (Tuesday at 12:15 PM) and CEC Toastmasters Club meets at CEC Office Building on Dun Hua South Road (Thursday at 12:00 PM).
Taipei Food Choices for Convention Attendees
When in Taipei for a business convention, you may want to try some of the popular local restaurants including Dintaifung, He Xiang Delicious Food, Grandma Nitti’s and Xiangyi Vegetarian Heaven. Dintaifung (Phone: 02-2321-8927) on Xinyi Road in Section 2 Xinyi is popular for real Taipei dumplings like the classic xiǎolóng bāo and other Shanghai-style treats. A street-side eatery, He Xiang Delicious Food on Fuguo Road in Tianmu is famous for its bamboo-steamed sticky rice served with red pork and vegetables and wrapped in a lotus leaf. An all-day breakfast diner with a long bookcase on the first level, Grandma Nitti’s (Phone: 02-2369-9751) on Shida Road in Shida serves waffles, Philly-cheese steaks, and family-size pasta dishes. Maintaining a peaceful ambiance with Buddhist background music, Xiangyi Vegetarian Heaven (Phone: 02-2361-1755) on Wuchang Street in Section 1 Old Town Centre serves the best vegetarian buffet in Taipei.
Taipei Attractions for Conference Delegates
When in Taipei for a convention, stay a few extra days to visit the local tourist attractions, including the National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, the National Palace Museum, the Taipei 101, the Shilin Night Market, and the Longshan temple. Be enamored with the history of Taipei at the city’s most famous landmark and museum, that National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. And after that, see some of the rarest artifacts at the National Palace Museum. Enjoy a magnificent and memorable view from the Taipei 101 skyscraper, the tallest building in Taipei. Take in the serenity of the Longshan Temple built in the 18th century in the Wanhua district. And there are definitely some treasures to be found at Taipei’s Shilin Night Market which is the perfect way to end to the day.