Motivational and Inspirational Keynote Speaker in Madrid, Carla Rieger is an internationally-known entrepreneur, coach and author, who travels all around the globe, to places like London UK, Madrid, Dubai, Singapore, New York 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:
Madrid, Spain has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
CaixaForum Madrid, on Paseo del Prado
Casa Asia Madrid, on Palacio de Cañete, Calle Mayor
Centro de Congresos Príncipe Felipe, on Calle del Ing. Torres Quevedo
La Nave, on Calle Cifuentes
Madrid Marriott Auditorium, on Av. de Aragón
Palacio Municipal de Congresos de Madrid, on Av. Capital de España
General Information about Madrid for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. With over 3.2 million inhabitants it is the third largest city in the EU (after London and Berlin). It is well known for its extraordinary artistic and cultural heritage and for its vibrant nightlife. Madrid is an important center for finances, commerce and politics, hosting the headquarters of major companies and international institutions such as Iberia, Prosegur, IAG, Repsol, Dragados, Urbaser, the World Tourist Organization, the Ibero-American General Secretariat and the Organization of Ibero-American States. Its tourist industry is also highly developed, attracting millions of visitors annually. Some of the city’s most visited landmarks include: its wonderful plazas, such as Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Plaza de Oriente, Plaza de Cibeles and Plaza de España; its breathtaking buildings such as Palacio Real, one of the largest palaces in Europe, or the Almudena Cathedral, the seat of the Roman-Catholic Archdiocese of Madrid; and its world-famous museums, including Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza (Madrid’s Golden Triangle of Art). Madrid is also a global center for education and research, boasting with many top-level universities and other educational institutions such as the Technical University of Madrid, the Complutense University of Madrid, the Autonomous University of Madrid, the Charles III University of Madrid, the IE Business School and the EAE Business School.
The City as a Conference Destination
Madrid is one of the world’s major conference and convention destinations. Some of the most notable events hosted here include: the Digital Business World Congress, focused on the impact new technological trends have on business; the ANSYS Innovation Conference and the ATM and Payments Innovation Summit, two major venues for experts in creativity and innovation; the International Conference on Game and Entertainment Technologies, one of Spain’s largest conventions about the gaming industry; the Primary Health Care Congress, an important conference on healthcare; and the International Conference on Data Engineering and Automated Learning, an international conference on information technology and engineering.
Madrid Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Madrid, Spain, a few local restaurants to experience include: Ramón Freixa Madrid (+34 917 81 82 62) and Mas Al Sur (+34 910 24 99 36), two of the best restaurants where you can sample traditional Spanish food; Santceloni (+34 912 10 88 40), a luxurious restaurant serving a large variety of Spanish and European dishes; Kathmandu Tandoori House (+34 911 26 97 19), a fantastic Nepalese restaurant; Burnout (+34 915 99 10 85), a highly popular hamburger joint; Kabuki Wellington (+34 915 77 78 77), one of the best Japanese restaurants in the city; and MU! El Placer de la Carne (+34 912 19 33 59), a great Argentinian restaurant offering delicious meat dishes.
Madrid Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a large number of highly rated tourist attractions you can visit during your business conference in Madrid, Spain, including: the Golden Triangle of Art, consisting of three world-famous museums – the Prado Museum, showcasing Spanish and European Old Masters such as Goya, El Greco or Velasquez, the Reina Sofia Museum, a large museum of contemporary art, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, where the private collection of over 1,600 paintings of Baron Thyssen is exhibited; Palacio Real (the Royal Palace), a huge regal palace with more than 2,000 rooms built in the 19th century; and the Buen Retiro Park, a wonderful park featuring rose gardens and a boating lake.