Motivational and Inspirational Keynote Speaker in Lisbon, Carla Rieger is an internationally-known entrepreneur, coach and author, who travels all around the globe, to places like London UK, Madrid, India, Dubai, Singapore, New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Dublin, Cape Town, Sydney, Wellington, Cancun, Las Vegas, Stockholm, Helsinki, Frankfurt, Budapest, Vienna, Zürich, Prague, Copenhagen, Brussels, Athens, Bucharest, and Vancouver. She offers advice to companies and individuals on how to increase their resiliency and creativity so they can speed up their pace of innovation therefore staying more competitive and relevant in the marketplace.
All Carla Rieger's keynotes are highly entertaining, interactive and practical:
Lisbon, Portugal has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
AIP – Portuguese Industrial Association on Praça das Indústria
Airport Business Center, on Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Aerogare
Congress Center in Lisbon, on Praça das Indústrias
Feira Internacional de Lisboa, on R. Bojador
Myriad, on Parque das Nações, on R. do Cais das Naus
PT Meeting Center, on R. Bojador
General Information about Lisbon for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and its most populated city, with over 500,000 inhabitants. It is an important financial, commercial, and economic centre, hosting the headquarters of major corporations such as Energias de Portugal, Glintt, Portugal Telecom, Novabase and Carris. Lisbon is also an important tourist destination, boasting with world-famous landmarks including: two UNESCO World Heritage Sites – the Belém Tower, a fortified tower built in the 16th century, and the Jerónimos Monastery, a former monastery of the Order of Saint Jerome opened in 1601; the Lisbon Cathedral, the oldest church in the city, inaugurated in 1150; and the Opera House (Teatro Nacional de São Carlos), an imposing theatre and opera house opened since 1792. Lisbon is also famous for its educational centres, such as the University of Lisbon, the Portuguese Catholic University and the New University of Lisbon, as well as for its extraordinary museums, including the National Museum of Ancient Art, the Berardo Collection Museum, the National Azulejo Museum, the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum or the Water Museum. Lisbon hosts many renowned festivals, such as the Lisbon Book Fair, the Lisbon Gay and Lesbian Film Festival and the Rock in Rio Lisbon Festival.
The City as a Conference Destination
Lisbon is an important centre for international conferences and conventions. Some of the most notable ones include: the Web Summit Lisbon and the Data Science and AI Conference, two large events focused on technological developments; the Lisbon Digital Marketing Conference, a meeting point for national and international experts in marketing and technology; the International Conference on Health Informatics, Big Data Processing and Systems, a conference focused on technology’s impact on healthcare; the Lisbon Street Art and Urban Creativity International Conference, one of Portugal’s most important conventions about street art; and the International Conference on Teaching, Education and Learning (ICTEL), where the latest developments in the field of education are presented and discussed.
Lisbon Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Lisbon, Portugal, a few local restaurants to experience include: Belcanto (+351 21 342 0607), a stylish, Michelin-starred restaurant where you can sample delicious Portuguese dishes; Ramiro (+351 21 885 1024), an excellent three-floor locale famous for its seafood dishes and large variety of beers; Come Prima (+351 21 390 2457), one of the best Italian restaurants in Lisbon; Mili (+351 934 384 391), an amazing Bangladeshi restaurant; Sea Me (+351 21 346 1564), a restaurant offering a unique fusion of Japanese and Portuguese seafood dishes; and La Brasserie de L’Entrecôte (+351 21 347 3616), an exquisite French restaurant famous for its steaks and frites.
Lisbon Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are many highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Lisbon, Portugal, including: the Jerónimos Monastery, a beautiful monastery constructed in the 16th century in a late Gothic-Manueline style currently housing an archaeology and a maritime museum; Alfama, the oldest district in Lisbon containing numerous historical attractions and many fantastic bars and restaurants; the Santa Justa Lift, a cast-iron elevator built in 1902 linking the lower streets of the Baixa district with the higher ones from the Carmo Square; and the 25 de Abril Bridge, a more than 2 km-long bridge over the Tagus River connecting Lisbon with the municipality of Almada.