Patrick Schwerdtfeger is a motivational keynote speaker who spoke for the India chapter of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) in New Delhi, India, in July 2011 and is eager to speak in Delhi again in the future. In 2011, he spoke about social media and how it can be used by travel agents to attract more customers for their services. He’s the author of the award-winning book Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, Wiley) and a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. Patrick specializes in business trends (including ‘big data’ and technology), online marketing and the social media revolution. So if you’re planning a business convention in the Regenta Hotel & Convention Centre on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, the Claremont Hotel & Convention Centre on Qutub Minar in Mehrauli, the NCUI Auditorium on Siri Fort Road in Anand Lok or some other conference facility in New Delhi, India, Patrick will deliver the buzz and excitement you’re looking for.
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New Delhi has many conference facilities, including:
- Hyatt Regency Delhi on Delhi Fire Station Ring Road
- Le Meridien New Delhi on Janpath Road
- Taj Palace on Sardar Patel Marg
- The Oberoi Hotel on Drive Zakir Hussain Marg
- Radisson Blu Marina Hotel Connaught Place on Connaught Circus
- Other meeting spaces in Gurgaon, Greater Noida and Sonipat
General Information about New Delhi, India, for Meeting Planners
New Delhi is the capital city of India and has a metro population of about 14 million people. It has a rich cultural history and countless attractions and monuments to see. National Geographic Magazine named New Delhi “one of the ultimate cities of a lifetime to visit and explore.” New Delhi is one of the top global cities in the world, and lies within India’s largest metropolis, Delhi. As one of the world’s fastest growing cities, New Delhi houses the largest commercial center in Northern India and is also home to different multinational companies including Microsoft, Accenture, and Google. The city is also a top venue for international events such as the 2010 Commonwealth Games and the 2012 BRICS summit. As it attracts both leisure and business tourists, New Delhi provides world class conference and meeting facilities including the ZAZA HOME and Neptune Residency. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for India.
2014 Business Conventions in New Delhi, India
New Delhi will play host to hundreds of business conferences in 2014. International Conference on Stem Cells and Cancer, hosted by ICSCCB will be held in November at a venue yet to be announced. IAMG Conference, hosted by International Association For Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) will be held in October at Jawaharlal Nehru University, JNU New Campus JNU Ring Rd. WAN IFRA India Conference hosted by WAN-IFRA-World Association Of Newspapers will be held in September at a venue yet to be announced. In September, India Summit on Anti-Corruption, hosted by American Conference Institute will be held at a venue yet to be announced, New Delhi.
2013 Business Conferences in New Delhi, India
Several conferences are taking place in the city of New Delhi in India including the 7th International Conference on Mycorrhiza hosted by the International Mycorrhiza Society in collaboration with the Mycorrhiza Network, and will be held in January at India Habitat Centre. Also, the 10th International Heavy Haul Conference “Capacity Building Through Heavy Haul Operations” is taking place in February at the Plenary Hall and at Hotel Le Meridien. Aside from that, the International Exhibition and Conference on Diagnostics, Medical Technology, Rehabilitation, Medical Equipment and Components is taking place in March at Pragati Maidan. Furthermore, the 13th International Pragmatics Conference of the International Pragmatics Association will be held in September at India Habitat Centre.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in New Delhi
New Delhi Toastmasters clubs are a great place for India aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Central Delhi Toastmasters Club meets at YMCA Tourist Hostel on Jai Singh Road (Tuesday at 6:45 PM), Toastmasters Club of West Delhi meets at Mahan Institute of Technology on Shivaji Enclave (Sunday at 11:00 AM), East Delhi Toastmasters Club meets at Press Apartments on IP Extension (Saturday at 6:30 PM) and Noida Toastmasters Club meets at Jal Vayu Vihar Community Center on Sector 21 Noida (Saturday at 3:50 PM).
New Delhi Food Choices for Convention Attendees
Take a break from your business convention to dine at some of New Delhi’s local restaurants, including Karim’s, Park Baluchi, Haldiram’s and Gulati. Karim’s (Phone: 011-2326-9880) at Jha House Basti in Old Delhi, Nizamuddin West has been serving authentic Mughlai cuisine including its house specialty burrah kebab since 1913. Set in Deer Park, Park Baluchi (Phone: 011-2685-9369) in the Hauz Khas Village is recommended for banarasi seekh kabab and murg potli (marinated chicken breast and minced mutton). Haldiram’s (Phone: 011-2883-3008) in Chandni Chowk serves South Indian cuisine and sweets like soan papadi (flaky sweet with almond and pistachio). Gulati (Phone: 011-2338-8836) in Londi Colony has a North Indian menu including tangri kebab and dum aloo.
New Delhi Attractions for Conference Delegates
Take in the best of the city of New Delhi, India, even if you are only visiting the city for a business conference, by visiting the Swaminarayan Akshardham temple, the Humayun’s Tomb, the Lodi Gardens and the Qutab Minar. The Swaminarayan Akshardham temple in New Delhi is very spiritual and displays the heart of India’s cultural heritage. Be amazed at the rule of the Mughal Empire in the early 16th century when the Tomb of Humayun was built. Enjoy a luxurious stroll or jog after your business conference at the Lodi Gardens, and don’t miss the most popular world heritage site and the tallest in India, the Qutab Minar in New Delhi.