Motivational Service Excellence Keynote Speaker in Beijing, China
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 Beijing for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Beijing, China’s enormous capital city, is the most populated capital and the second most populated city in the world (after Shanghai, also in China). Founded around 3,000 years ago, Beijing is one of the oldest cities in China, and has the richest historical background and cultural sites. The city is home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including China’s Great Wall and the Forbidden City. Nowadays, Beijing’s architecture is very diverse, consisting of a fascinating mixture of modern buildings and old oriental monuments. Beijing is the political, educational and cultural center of the country and one of the most important global economic and technological hubs. According to the Fortune Global 500 list, in 2015, over 50 companies opened headquarters in Beijing. Some of the most important state-owned institutions from China are also located in Beijing, including the Aviation Industry Corporation of China, the Sinopec Group, and the China National Petrolioum. Other important Chinese companies such as the Xiaomi Corporation and the ASIMCO Technologies also have headquarters here. Bejing is home to some of the best universities in the country, including the Beijing University of Technology and the University of International Business and Education.
Beijing as a Conference Destination
Every year, Beijing hosts numerous international meetings, conferences and conventions. Some of the most important events focusing on finances and investments include the China Global Investment Forum (which brings together major investors from China’s governmental agencies, trusts and insurance companies) and the Shared Services & Outsourcing Beijing (with case studies and presentations for the North China markets, specifically SOEs and POVs). Furthermore, hundreds of events focusing on technology and innovation trends such as the TechCrunch Beijing, the Global Mobile Internet Conference, the Asia Conference on Material and Manufacturing Technology, and the Beijing International Consumer Electronics Expo are held in Beijing.
Beijing Food Options for Conference Delegates
There is a wide selection of restaurants to visit for a fast lunch or a dinner while you are in Beijing, China.
Some of the restaurants offering a great variety of Chinese food include: Jingzun Peking (Phone: +86 10 6417 4075), Choy’s Seafood Restaurant (+86 10 5927 8320), and the Celestial Court (+86 10 6460 6688). If you would like to try something different than the local cuisine, you must visit the Avola Italian Dining (Phone: +86 10 8532 5068), Schindler’s Tankstelle German Restaurant (Phone: +86 10 8562 6439), or the Danish steakhouse Bleu Marine (+86 10 8595 8299).
Beijing Attractions for Convention Attendees
After your business conference you should definitely visit some of the many tourist attractions Beijing has to offer. One of the most extraordinary and unique places to see is without a doubt the Great Wall of China, a fragment of which passes across the historical northern borders of China through Beijing. Another memorable place to visit in Beijing is the Summer Palace, an iconic lakeside retreat for royalty members which was an imperial garden during the Qing Dinasty. The breathtaking Temple of Heaven (Tiantan) or the Forbidden City are next in line in case you have more time to spare.
Conference Center Venues
Beijing, China has a large number of great conference centers and facilities, such as:
Beijing Conference Center (Location: Laiguangying West Road)
Beijing International Convention Center (BICC) (Location: Beichen Dong Road)
China National Convention Center (CNCC) (Location: Tianchen East Road)
JW Marriott Hotel Beijing (Location: Jian Guo Road)
Park Hyatt Beijing (Location: Jianguomenwai Street)
Waldorf Astoria Hotel Beijing (Location: Jinyu Hutong Street)