Motivational Service Excellence Keynote Speaker in Jerusalem, Israel

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 Uplifting 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.


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General Information

General Information about Jerusalem for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals

Jerusalem is a large city in the Middle East located between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea, and
having a population of over 900,000. Although it is administered and governed by the State of Israel, Palestine also claims it as its capital. It is one of the world’s oldest cities and is considered a holy place by all three Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam). In 1981, Jerusalem’s Old City was voted by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. During history, the economy of Jerusalem was mainly supported by religious pilgrims visiting primarily the Old City or the Western Wall. Currently though, Jerusalem is quickly becoming a strong financial and economic center, with particular strengths in high-tech, hosting the headquarters of multinational corporations such as Intel, Cisco, IBM, Mobileye and Medtronic, located in Northern Jerusalem’s Har Hotzvim Industrial Park and the Jerusalem Technology Park. Jerusalem is a major cultural center too, home to the Israel Museum, the most famous museum in the Middle East, hosting large collections of Judaic, Israeli and European art, as well as rare archeological findings, including the Dead Sea Scrolls, which were discovered in the mid-20th century. Other important cultural institutions include the Bible Lands Museum, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Jerusalem Theater and the Palestinian National Theater.

Jerusalem as a Conference Destination

Jerusalem is a major center for international conferences and conventions, including: the Israel Business Conference, one of the largest events from the country focused on recent developments in business trends and strategies; the Israel Digital Business Summit, an important venue for specialists in the relationship between business and technology; the Blockchain Technology Conference, one of Israel’s largest events dedicated to cryptocurrencies; the Jerusalem Web Marketing Conference, organized by the Jerusalem College of Technology and focused on the impact of information technology on marketing; and the International Tourism Security Summit, an event about image management and destination marketing in a period of security instability.

Jerusalem Food Options for Conference Delegates

There are many great restaurants you can choose from during your conference in Jerusalem, such as: Arica Sabih (Phone: +972 52-444-1042), one of the best Israeli restaurants in the city; Mona (Phone: +972 2-622-2283), a luxurious fine-dining restaurant offering a large variety of local and international dishes; Hachapuria (Phone: +972 2-537-3630), a restaurant serving delicious Georgian food; Pergamon (Phone: +972 50-684-3988), a fantastic Mediterranean restaurant; St George’s Garden Bistro (Phone: +972 2-628-3302), a great restaurant in a picturesque location specializing in Middle Eastern cuisine; and Al Dente (Phone: +972 2-625-1479), one of the most well-known Italian restaurants in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Attractions for Convention Attendees

There are many high-rated tourist attractions to visit after your conference in Jerusalem. Some of the most notable ones include: the Western Wall, an ancient sacred limestone wall used by Jewish pilgrims as a site for prayer and worshipping; the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a 4th century CE Christian chapel considered by some worshipers as the site of Jesus’s tomb; the Temple Mount (also known as the Noble Sanctuary) is a hilltop containing several Jewish, Christian and Islamic religious structures; and the Damascus Gate and the Lions’ Gate, two of the principal entrances to the Old City of Jerusalem.

Conference Center Venues

Jerusalem, Israel has a large number of great conference centers and facilities, such as:

Caesar Premier Jerusalem (Location: Jaffa Street)
The International Convention Center (Location: Sderot Shazar)
The Israel Museum (Location: Derech Ruppin)
The Jerusalem Gate Hotel (Location: Yermiyahu Street)
The Olive Tree Hotel Royal Plaza Jerusalem (Location: St. George Street)
Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem (Location: Gershon Agron Street)