Motivational and Inspirational Keynote Speaker in Stockholm, 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, 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:
Stockholm has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
The Brewery Conference Centre Stockholm, on Torkel Knutssonsgatan
Stockholm Waterfront, on Nils Ericsons Plan
Folkets Hus Konferens – Stockholm City Conference Centre, on Barnhusgatan
World Trade Center Stockholm, on Klarabergsviadukten
IVA Konferenscenter, on Grev Turegatan
Münchenbryggeriet mäss- och konferenscenter, on Torkelknutssonsgatan
General Information about Stockholm for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Stockholm, located in the Baltic Sea archipelago, is the capital city of Sweden and consists of 14 islands and over 50 bridges. The Stockholm metropolitan area has a population of more than 2.2 million, spread over 26 municipalities. Granted the European Green Capital Award by the EU Commission, Stockholm is made up of 30% parks and green spaces and 30% waterways. The city is the economic, political and cultural centre of Sweden, and the main centre for corporate headquarters in Northern Europe, being home to multinational companies such as IBM, Ericsson and Electrolux. Most of Stockholm’s population (approximately 85%) is employed in the service industry. In fact, the city is world-famous for the total absence of heavy industry and fuel power plants, making it one of cleanest cities in Europe. In terms of architecture, Stockholm is a mixture of Jugend/Art Nouveau style and a new architectural style inspired by Medieval and Renaissance ancestry. Important landmarks include the 13th century Storkyrkan Cathedral, the Kungliga Slottet Royal Palace, the Vasa Museum, and the Nobel Museum. Each year, Stockholm hosts the Nobel Prize ceremonies and banquet at the Stockholm Concert Hall and the Stockholm City Hall. The city is also renowned for its top ranking universities, including the Stockholm School of Economics, the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and the Karolinska Institute.
The City as a Conference Destination
Stockholm is a major venue for international conferences and conventions including: Doing Business in Sweden?, an important conference for Baltic enterprises wishing to enter the Swedish market; the SingularityU Nordic Summit, an event aiming to explore ways in which to combine exponential technology with impact leadership for businesses; Streaming Tech Sweden, a major technology conference; the Swedish House of Finance FinTech Conference, an event exploring major advances in the relationship between finances and technology; the World Water Week, a series of meetings between scientific, business, policy and civic communities to discuss problems related to water management; and the Nordic Mobile Commerce & Payment Conference, focused on developments in online sales.
Stockholm Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Stockholm, Sweden, a few local restaurants to experience include: various Swedish restaurants where you can sample the whole range of Swedish cuisine, such as Lilla ego (+46 8 27 44 55), Ekstedt (+46 8 611 12 10), Oaxen Krog (+46 8 551 531 05), Rolfs Kök (+46 8 10 16 96), and Mathias Dahlgren (+46 8 679 35 84); Operakällaren (+46 8 676 58 00), a fantastic restaurant serving European gourmet cuisine; Wedholms fisk (+46 8 611 78 74), a famous seafood restaurant; and Supper Stockholm (+46 8 23 24 24), South American Restaurant renowned for its tacos.
Stockholm Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions to visit after your business conference in Stockholm, Sweden. Some of the most important ones include: the maritime museum Vasa, the most visited museum in Sweden, famous for its display of one of the only 17th century fully intact ships; the Royal Palace (Sveriges Kungahus), the official residence of the King of Sweden and one of the largest palaces in Europe (containing over 600 rooms and several museums); and the city’s Old Town (Gamla Stan), a breathtaking labyrinth of small, winding cobblestone streets, dating from 1200s and home to various attractions, sights, restaurants, cafés, and boutique shops.