Motivational Service Excellence Keynote Speaker in Bangkok, Thailand
Ron Kaufman is one of the world’s leading motivational keynote speakers on the topics of achieving service excellence, increasing customer satisfaction, retaining loyal customers, and building sustainable service cultures. Rated one of the “Top 25 Who’s Hot” speakers by Speaker magazine, Ron presents powerful insights and global best practices from working with clients in every industry and on every continent for more than thirty years. His energetic keynote speeches have inspired millions, frequently earning standing ovations from audiences of all ages. In 2018, GlobalGurus rated Ron the #1 customer service guru in the world. Ron travels worldwide to speak at company meetings, industry conferences, and association events throughout the year.
Ron is author of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller, “Uplifting Service! The Proven Path to Delighting Your Customers, Colleagues and Everyone Else You Meet” and 14 other books on service, business and inspiration. He is the founder of UP! Your Service, a global education and consulting company that enables leaders and organizations to build sustainable cultures that win the hearts and minds of customers, colleagues, and partners.
General Information about Bangkok for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is a large city, with more than 10 million inhabitants and an area of over 1,500 square km. It is famous for its vibrant street life, centered around the Kaosan Road and Patpong (including the infamous Red Light Districts), and its highly ornate palaces, shrines and temples. Some of its most renowned and architecturally-intriguing landmarks include the Grand Palace, and the Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun Buddhist temples. Bangkok developed from a small trading post of the Ayutthaya Kingdom in the 15 th century to a large metropolis during the 19 th and 20 th centuries. Particularly after the investment boom of the 1980s and 1990s, the city became a major hub for business, commerce, finances, healthcare, transportation, entertainment, fashion and the arts, and is now home to the regional headquarters of many international corporations. It was deemed the ‘World’s Best City’ for four consecutive years by the Travel + Leisure Magazine, and is considered the most visited place in the world in the Global Destination Cities Index created by MasterCard. Bangkok is home to many amazing museums, such as the Bangkok National Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Bangkok Folk Museum and Art in Paradise Bangkok.
Bangkok as a Conference Destination
Bangkok is an important hub for a large number of conferences, exhibitions, fairs and other similar events, on topics ranging from business and economics to technology, sustainability and entertainment. Some of the most important ones include: the International Conference on Business and Economics (ICBE), the International Conference on Business, Information, Tourism and Economics (BITE), the Millionaire Productivity & Performance Free Seminar, the Wild Digital Networking Event Series, the Big Data-Trendy Technologies, the Future of ASEAN’s Energy Journey Conference and the Bangkok Entertainment Fest, a three months long event including the Anime Festival and the Comic Con.
Bangkok Food Options for Conference Delegates
There is a large number of amazing restaurants you can try in Bangkok. If interested in local Thai cuisine you should not miss the Kurissara Thai Cuisine (Phone: +66 93 249 3666), the Riverside Terrace (Phone: +66 2 476 0022) and the Goji Kitchen (Phone: +66 2 059 5999). Other famous restaurants serving Asian food are Shintaro (Phone: +66 2 126 8866) and Tsu (Phone: +66 2 656 7700), two fabulous Japanese restaurants, and the Colonnade (Phone: +66 2 344 8888), offering a large variety of Asian dishes. Upscale French cuisine can be sampled at Le Normandie (Phone: +66 2 659 9000) and the Reflexions (Phone: +66 2 650 8800).
Bangkok Attractions for Convention Attendees
Bangkok has a very large number of remarkable tourist attractions. Some of the most interesting ones include: the enormous Golden Buddha, a golden statue located in the temple of Wat Traimit and weighting 5.5 tons; the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, where you can buy vegetables, fruits, flowers and many types of cooked dishes from dozens of picturesque boats; various architecturally-stunning landmarks from the Old Town and Riverside, including the Grand Palace, the Wat Arun Temple (the Temple of Dawn), and the Wat Phra Kaew Temple (The Temple of the Golden Buddha); or the Khaosan Road, an urban area filled with bars, shops and lodging for backpackers, famous for its vibrant night-life.
Conference Center Venues
Bangkok, Thailand has a large number of great conference centers and facilities, such as:
Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Center (BITEC) (Location: Bangna-Trad Road)
Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre (Location: CentralWorld, on Rama 1 Road)
JW Marriott Bangkok (Location: Sukhumvit Road)
Okura Prestige Hotel Bangkok (Location: Wireless Road)
Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok (Location: Sukhumvit Road)
Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel (Location: Ploenchit Road)