Top Athens Keynote Speakers

“Inspiring, entertaining, and motivating. Alison Burns and James Taylor (AKA The Ethical Futurists) are two of the most sought-after Top Athens Keynote Speakers – The Ethical Futurists keynote speakers. Highly recommended.”

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Top Athens Keynote Speakers
Alison Burns & James Taylor
(AKA The Ethical Futurists)

The Ethical Futurists is a unique pairing of two of today’s leading keynote speakers; Alison Burns and James Taylor. Together they have spoken on thousands of stages from London to Athens – The Ethical Futurists, delivering tailored, insightful, entertaining and highly visual keynote presentations to clients including IBM, Cisco, GSK, Visa, EY, Apple, Intuit as well as various Governments. In their inspiring, entertaining and highly visual co-keynote they will take you on a journey to discover how the world’s most ethical and innovative companies are transforming their industries and achieving sustainable growth. Top Athens Keynote Speakers

Alison Burns is an award-winning performer, keynote speaker and expert in business ethics, sustainability and ethical leadership. For over 30 years, she has been a trailblazer in the fields of engineering, entertainment, technology and the law. Today as an Ethical Futurist she helps organisations and individuals think and act more ethically through her entertaining and inspiring keynote speeches on sustainability, environment, future trends, diversity, inclusion and the ethical implications of technology. Full Alison Burns bio Top Athens Keynote Speakers

James Taylor – who started his career managing high profile rock stars – is now an in-demand keynote speaker and internationally recognized leader in business creativity, innovation and artificial intelligence. For over 20 years, he has been advising CEO’s, entrepreneurs, educators, governments, leaders, writers and rockstars on how to build innovative organizations, unlock creative potential, and increase productivity. Full James Taylor bio Top Athens Keynote Speakers





“Phenomenal and very engaging in the session…managed to captivate everyone’s attention and the feedback from the team has been super good”
  • – Senior Manager, Global Accounts
“Thank you for sharing valuable insights on key attributes/traits of a leader. The session was received extremely well and I am looking to another opportunity to invite you for your valuable interaction with our team.”
  • – Managing Director
“Your presentation was one of the most interesting topics at the conference. It was an honor for us to have you as one of our keynote speakers.”
  • – Chairman of the Board
“Thank you very much for your keynote at our event. It was indeed very well received and we had some fantastic feedback from the colleagues.”
  • – HR Director
“Thank you for bringing us a unique session on boosting our creativity in the age of artificial intelligence at our annual event. Your keynote was authentic, inspirational and entertaining, truly engaging the audience from the beginning. Participants and customers provided us with many delighted comments.”
  • – CEO
“Creative, thought provoking, inspirational and well-presented.”
  • Co-Chair
“One of the most insightful, impactful and powerful presentations that I have seen in years.”
  • – Partner
“Easy to work with, powerful content, dynamic and engaging. What more can you ask for in a speaker.”
  • – Group Event Director
“In my 20 years of planning conferences and working with keynoters to help them understand our unique audience, I’ve never seen a keynote speaker prepare at the level James did. All that preparation showed during the keynote; it was full of relevant and entertaining stories as well as highly visually engaging. Our members were blown away.”
  • – President (ABPM logo)

Top Athens Keynote Speakers


Athens has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:

Grand Bretagne, on Vasileos Georgiou Street, Syntagma Square

Hilton Athens, on Vassilissis Sofias Avenue

InterContinental Athenaeum Athens, on Syngrou Avenue

Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, on Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias and Kokkali

Radisson Blu Park Hotel, on Alexandras Avenue

Zappeion, on Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas


General Information about Athens for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals    

Greece’s beautiful capital city, Athens, is renowned for its ancient monuments and historical attractions as well as for its busy modern lifestyle. Located in the Attica region, Athens is the largest city in Greece with an estimated population of over 665,000 in the city proper and 3.75 million in the metropolitan area. With archeological remains dating back to the 5th century BC, such as the great hill of Acropolis and the iconic temple of Parthenon, as well as a warm Mediterranean climate, Athens makes a unique all-year around destination. Often regarded as the cradle of western civilization and democracy, Athens is currently a big cosmopolitan metropolis and the heart of Greece’s economical, industrial, cultural and political life. Athens is one of the biggest financial centers in southeastern Europe and one of the top 100 cities in the Global Financial Centres Index. Its port, Piraeus, is the largest passenger port in Europe and the second largest in the world. The city is home to the Hellenic Parliament, the National Library of Greece, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and over 17 accredited foreign archaeological institutions known as ‘Schools.’ The city is also famous for its green areas, including the National Garden (formerly the Royal Garden), located in the city center right behind the Parliament building.

The City as a Conference Destination

Athens offers a wide range of annual conferences encompassing different fields. Some of the most important conferences to attend include: the ??S Hellas (the Hellenic Association for the Deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems), a conference organized by the Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, Athens and focused on the latest developments in intelligent transport systems; the WEASC International Conference on Information Technology, Computer and Network, one of the largest conferences on information technology from Greece; the  EuroSciCon Conference on Advanced Nanotechnology Athens, a meeting point for worldwide experts in nanotechnology; and the Oracle Modern Business Forum, a convention targeting marketing, financial, HR, customer service and sales executives aiming to explore the impact of digital technology on their businesses.

Athens Food Options for Conference Delegates

While you are attending a business conference in Athens, Greece, a few local restaurants to experience include: Tavern Klimataria (+30 21 0321 6629) offering delicious traditional cooking and live Greek music; Ta Karamanlidika tou Fani (+30 21 0325 4184), where you can enjoy a variety of Greek deli plates, ranging from cheese plates to beef sausages; Orizontes (+30 21 0721 0701) an upscale restaurant with a seafood-oriented menu and a terrace offering panoramic views; Indian Haveli (+30 21 0924 4522), one of the best Indian restaurants in the city; and the GOSTIJO Kosher Restaurant (+30 21 0323 3825), a fantastic restaurant serving a large variety of Greek, Sephardi and Israeli dishes.