Top Atlanta Keynote Speakers

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

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Top Atlanta 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 Atlanta – 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 Atlanta 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 Atlanta 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 Atlanta 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 Atlanta Keynote Speakers


Atlanta has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:


General Information about Atlanta for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals    

Atlanta is the capital and most populated city of the state of Georgia, with almost 500,000 inhabitants. It was founded in 1837 as a transportation centre at the intersection of two major railroads. The city is currently still an important transport hub, hosting the world’s busiest airport, the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. It is a major commercial, financial and technological centre, famous for its high-tech industry, logistics, business services and media corporations. Some of the most renowned multinational corporations headquartered here include the Coca-Cola Company, AT&T Mobility, Home Depot and Delta Air Lines. Moreover, Atlanta is home to some of the most important media institutions from the US, such as CNN, Turner Broadcasting System, the Weather Channel and Cox Enterprises. It is also a major educational and cultural centre, hosting top universities such as the Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University and the Georgia State University, and cultural institutions like the High Museum of Art, the National Centre for Civil and Human Rights, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Atlanta Ballet and the Atlanta Opera. Atlanta is world-famous for its annual festivals, including ATLart, a major visual arts festival, the National Black Arts Festival, an event celebrating African-American art, and the Imman Park Festival, a spring festival featuring a parade, art exhibitions and live music. 

The City as a Conference Destination

Atlanta, Georgia is an important destination for international conferences and conventions. Some of the most notable ones include: the Atlanta Tech Summit, a major event focused on technological developments; the Digital Summit Atlanta, a meeting point for experts in information technology and digital marketing; the National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media, a forum for scholars, public health researchers and clinical practitioners; the Entrepreneur Conference Atlanta, a convention providing networking opportunities for national and international business owners; the Innovative Schools Summit, a conference about developments in education; and the International Conference on Innovations in Travel Modeling, an event exploring industrial responses to quickly changing transportation environments.

Atlanta Food Options for Conference Delegates

While you are attending a business conference in Atlanta, Georgia, a few local restaurants to experience include: the Optimist (+1 404-477-6260), an excellent seafood restaurant famous for its wood-fired oysters and lobster rolls; the Bones Restaurant (+1 404-237-2663) and the Capital Grille (+1 404-262-1162), two restaurants famous for their steaks and grilled meats; South City Kitchen Midtown (+1 404-873-7358), one of the best places in the city where you can try Southern American cuisine; BoccaLupo (+1 404-577-2332), a fabulous Italian restaurant; Umi (+1 404-841-0040), a stylish and sophisticated Japanese restaurant; and Babette’s Café (+1 404-523-9121), an upscale locale specializing in European cuisine.