“Inspiring, entertaining, and motivating. Alison Burns and James Taylor (AKA The Ethical Futurists) are two of the most sought-after
Top Calgary Keynote Speakers – The Ethical Futurists keynote speakers. Highly recommended.”
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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 Calgary – 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 Calgary 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 Calgary 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 Calgary Keynote Speakers
Calgary has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Metropolitan Conference Centre, on 4 Ave SW
MacEwan Conference & Event Centre, on Collegiate Blvd NW
Kahanoff Centre & Conference Space, on 12 Ave SE
Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre, on 33 St NE
White Diamond Conference Centre, on 3 Ave SE
Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre Calgary Airport, on 36 St NE
General Information about Calgary for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals:
Situated at the confluence of the Elbow River and the Bow River, Calgary is a city in the province of Alberta with a population of over 1.2 million (the third largest city in Canada). It is a major centre for finances, energy, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, aerospace, healthcare, retail, tourism and film and television production. In 2015, Calgary boasted with the largest number of millionaires in Canada and is home to a large variety of companies including Acceleware, an important Canadian software development company, the Athabasca Oil Corporation, a well-known energy company, Canadian North, one of Canada’s major airline companies, Shell Canada, one of the country’s largest integrated oil companies, and SEVEN24 Films, a television production company. Calgary is one of Canada’s top tourist destinations, attracting annually over 3.1 million visitors. Some of its most famous landmarks include the Calgary Tower, a 180 metres observation tower, the Devonian Gardens, one of the world’s largest indoor park and botanical garden, and the Heritage Park Historical Village, Canada’s largest living history museum. Calgary is also a notable cultural centre, famous for institutions such as the Glenbow Museum, western Canada’s largest art museum, the Chinese Cultural Centre, the largest cultural centre from the country, and the National Music Centre, featuring a museum and a performance centre.
The City as a Conference Destination
Calgary is a major centre for a large number of international conferences and conventions, including: ITech, one of Canada’s most important conferences focused on technological developments; the Convergence Conference, a meeting point for national and international experts in all aspects of educational technology; the Genesis Future Summit, a three day event focused on marketing and technology; the SocialWest Conference, an event dedicated to specialists in communications, marketing and social media; the Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada Annual Scientific Conference, one of Canada’s leading healthcare conventions; and the Digital Health Canada / ANHIX Calgary Winter Conference, an event aiming to enable effective community healthcare.
Calgary Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Calgary, Canada, a few local restaurants to experience include: NOtaBLE (+1 403-288-4372), an upscale restaurant where you can sample a large variety of Canadian dishes; the Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant (+1 403-476-1310), another luxurious locale serving Canadian food and famous for bison, elk and seafood dishes; Native Tongues Taqueria (+1 403-263-9444), an excellent Mexican restaurant; the Jonas Restaurant & Bar (+1 403-262-3302), a quaint and confortable Hungarian restaurant, renowned for its soup, stews and meat dishes; the Santorini Greek Taverna (+1 403-276-8363), a restaurant specializing in Greek cuisine; and the Coup (+1 403-541-1041), one of the best vegetarian restaurants in the city.