Motivational Service Excellence Keynote Speaker in Rome, Italy

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.


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General Information

General Information about Rome for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals

Rome, the capital of Italy, has 2.7 million inhabitants and is the third most visited city in Europe and the 14th in the world, with up to 10 million of visitors each year. It is home to the President of Italy, the Parliament, the Government, the Judicial Courts and various embassies and diplomatic institutions, and is a major center for technology, IT, banking, commerce, constructions, and tourism. Rome has a very rich historical heritage (its entire historical center was ranked by UNESCO a World Heritage Site), being home to extraordinary palaces, ancient churches, imposing monuments, ornate statues and beautiful fountains. The city boasts with over 900 churches and 280 fountains, including the fabulous Sistine Chapel from the Vatican City, and the world-famous Trevi Fountain. In terms of architecture, Rome is a combination of styles, including Classical, Imperial Roman, Renaissance, Romanesque, Baroque, Neoclassical and even Fascist. It is renowned for its museums, such as: Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, home to wonderful paintings of Cézanne, Van Gogh, Modigliani, Degas, and Monet; Galleria Borghese, where the previously private art collection of the Borghese family is now located; and Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, with one of the largest collections of Etruscan art in the world.

Rome as a Conference Destination

Rome is a major center for international conventions and conferences, hosting annually a large variety of such events, including: the Rome Digital Marketing Conference, focused on building web traffic, expanding brand awareness, and improving customer service; the IOTHINGS Rome, a major event about digital technologies with more than 1,000 participants; the OpenStack Day Italy, bringing together senior IT executives and technology providers to discuss the latest trends in cloud computing; the Green Urbanism Conference, an event focused on the development of sustainable communities; the Rome Young Professionals Forum, a venue for students and young entrepreneurs interested in law, management and politics.

Rome Food Options for Conference Delegates

While you are attending a conference in Rome, some great restaurants to experience include: Pierluigi (Phone: +39 06 686 1302), a stylish restaurant recommended by Mark Zuckerberg for a perfect honeymoon dinner; Ristorante Pietro Valentini (Phone: +39 06 686 8565), a charming family-owned restaurant with a great selection of traditional Italian dishes; Antico Arco (Phone: +39 06 581 5274), a chic restaurant serving delicious gourmet dishes; La Pergola (Phone: +39 06 3509 2152), an upscale hotel restaurant with amazing city panoramas; Junsei Sushi (Phone: +39 06 575 4012) and Waraku (Phone: +39 06 2170 2358), two fabulous Japanese restaurants; and Sukhothai (Phone: +39 06 5526 3993), the perfect place to sample authentic Thai cuisine.

Rome Attractions for Convention Attendees

There are many amazing tourist attractions you can find in Rome, including: the Vatican City, the seat of the Pope and home to some of the most well-known artworks in the world by artists like Michelangelo and Boticelli; the Baroque Trevi Fountain, one of the world’s most beautiful fountains which featured in many movies such as La Dolce Vita; St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest Christian church in the world, accommodating up to 20,000 worshipers; Piazza Navona, an elegant square built in the 1st century AD, containing a classical fountain, street artists and bars; and the Colosseum, a large stone amphitheater built two millennia ago.

Conference Center Venues

Shanghai, China has a large number of great conference centers and facilities, such as:

China Pavilion of Expo 2010 (Location: Shangnan Road)
Expo Centre (Location: Shibo Avenue)
Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center (Location: Caobao Road)
Shanghai Exhibition Centre (Location: Nanjing W Road)
Shanghai New International Expo Centre (Location: Century Park, Pudong)
Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center (Location: Guozhan Road)