Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Tokyo as a leading authority on technology, demographics 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’re planning a business conference at the Hotel Sunroute Shinagawa Seaside on Higashishinagawa in Shinagawa, the InterContinental Yokohama Grand on Minatomirai Nishi Ward in Yokohama (Kanagawa Prefecture), the Strings Hotel Tokyo Intercontinental on Minato in Konan or some other convention space in Tokyo, Japan, 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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Tokyo has many conference facilities, including:
- Hilton Tokyo Hotel on 6 Chome-6-2 Nishishinjuku
- Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel on 26-26-1 Sakuragaokacho
- Asia Center Of Japan on 8 Chome-8-10-32 Akasaka
- Prince Hotels on 3-1-5 Higashiikebukuro
- New Otani Inn Tokyo on 1-6-2 Osaki
- Other meeting spaces in Yokohama, Saitama and Chiba
General Information about Tokyo, Japan, for Meeting Planners
The Tokyo metropolis is the largest city in the world by population, with an estimated population of around 35 million in Greater Tokyo. This bustling metro area is considered as a leading international financial center and is home to multinational corporations such as Mitsubishi Corporation and Fujitsu. Convention and conferences facilities in Tokyo include Tokyo Big Sight and the Tokyo Trade Center among many others. Tokyo has hosted a number of international events and is proposing to host the Summer Olympics in 2020. Tourism is one of the city’s major industries. Boasting a good climate, great dining options, magnificent sceneries and rich culture and tradition, this vast city is said to attract 4.8 million foreign visitors annually. Tokyo is strategically located in the southern side of Kanto region in the Honshu Island. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for Japan.
2014 Business Conventions in Tokyo, Japan
During 2014, Tokyo will play host to numerous business events. International Conference on Business and Management, hosted by International Conference on Business and Management will be held in May at Narita Tobu Hotel, Narita Tobu Hotel Airport. The Global Business, Management Information System, Economics and Finance Research Conference, Tokyo, hosted by The Journal of American Business Review, Cambridge will be held in July at Conrod Tokyo. BYOB Build Your Online Business, hosted by The Suitcase Entrepreneur will be held in April at Subitomo Latour. Management 3.0 two day course, hosted by Unusual Concepts will be held in July at a venue yet to be announced, in Tokyo Japan.
2013 Business Conferences in Tokyo, Japan
The city of Tokyo will bring us several conferences and summits during 2013. Some of the larger meetings include ESA’s 2013 Asia Pacific Meeting of the Economic Science Association Conference which will be held in February at Waseda University. Also, the Western Association Economic International will host the 10th Biennial Pacific Rim Conference at Keio University in March. In addition to the aforementioned conventions are Kwansei Gakuin University’s 2nd International Conference on Engineering and Applied Science (2013 ICEAS) taking place at the Toshi Center Hotel in March and the 8th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction in March at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan).
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Tokyo
Tokyo Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Japan aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Leadership Toastmasters Club meets at Bunkyo Civic Center on Kasuga (Saturday at 10:00 AM), JUSCPA Toastmasters Club meets at Nishogakusha University on Sanban-cho (Thursday at 7:00 PM), Tokyo Metropolitan Toastmasters Club meets at Jimbocho kumin-kan on Kanda-Jimbocho (Saturday at 9:30 AM) and Sunrise TMC meets at Bunkyo Civic Center on Kasuka (Saturday at 6:00 PM).
Tokyo Food Choices for Convention Attendees
While attending a business conference in Tokyo, Japan, experience local flavor at famous restaurants in the city like Gonpachi, Kyūbey, Keika Kumamoto Rāmen, and Kado. Reflecting Edo-inspired design, Gonpachi (Phone: 03-5771-0170) on Nishi-azabu serves Japanese cuisines and has a separate sushi room on the third level. Kyūbey (Phone: 03-3571-6523) on Ginza Chūō-ku has been providing a unique sushi experience since it opened its doors in 1936. Look for a large cartoon mural of pigs along Shinjuku Shinjuku-ku and enjoy authentic pork-broth-based noodles at Keika Kumamoto Rāmen (Phone: 03-3354-4591). Serving traditional Japanese dishes, Kado (Phone: 03-3268-2410) on Akagi-Motomachi Shinjuku-ku is a nostalgic respite set in a 1950s residential neighborhood.
Tokyo Attractions for Conference Delegates
If you’re in Tokyo for a business conference, take in a few of the sights of this legendary city including the Koishikawa Korakuen, the Hama Rikyu, the Imperial Palace and the Imperial East Gardens, the Yoyogi Park and the Tokyo Skytree. A simple walk in the Koishikawa Korakuen built in the 17th century will rejuvenate your senses. Tokyo’s scenic landscape gardens at the Hama Rikyu are legendary for their beauty. Revel in the deep history of Tokyo’s imperial history at the Imperial Palace and Imperial East Gardens. Tokyo’s largest park, the Yoyogi Park will relax your nerves as you enjoy the exotic flora and fauna. Take in the beauty of the city of Tokyo at the Tokyo Skytree in Northern Tokyo.