Austin Keynote Speaker
Duncan Stevens is a motivational keynote speaker Austin who inspires, educates and entertains audiences all over Austin and internationally from Copenhagen to Dallas and from Denver to Doha. His work delivers thought-provoking messages to delegates across a range of backgrounds and industries. His content-rich and entertaining keynote presentations will help you unlock your creativity abilities and enable you to influence more effectively more often.
An international keynote speaker specializing in creativity, innovation, influence and persuasion, Duncan is extremely passionate about offering tailored stage experiences that encourage audience members to adopt fresh perspectives. During his content-rich, engaging, inspiring and engaging keynote presentations and masterclasses Duncan takes the audience on a journey on how to think more creatively, influence and persuade better and move the needle on their performance from okay to excellent or from excellent to market-leading through challenging times.
Throughout his career, Duncan has delivered keynote presentations that are relevant, unique, memorable and inspiring. With an Honours degree in Business Management, and has served as an Officer in the Royal Navy, Duncan is widely regarded as an easy-to-work-with speaker and has delivered his presentations at corporate events and events globally and all throughout Austin, Texas and the United States of America.
For the last 10 years, he has been the CEO of the Influence Association and more recently, authored the best-selling and chart-topping book Effective Influence. As a successful entrepreneur, professional ‘mentalist’, he is considered as among the world’s leading authorities on business creativity, innovation, influence and persuasion. You can learn more about Duncan here.
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Some of Duncan's Global and Dallas Clients Include:
“Duncan was engaging, professional and a lot of fun to work with. He delivered on all of our objectives and surpassed our expectations! We look forward to working with him in some capacity again!”
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT AUSTIN FOR CONFERENCE DELEGATES:
Conference Centres and Event Venues in Austin:
The Sunset Room, 310 E 3rd St, Austin, TX 78701
Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
Grand Ballroom, 1900 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705
Oaks Event Center, 2008 Brandt Rd, Austin, TX 78744
North Austin Event Center, 10601 N Lamar Blvd A, Austin, TX 78753
General Information About The City:
Austin is the capital city of Texas with a vibrant atmosphere surrounded by idyllic natural surroundings. It has a population of 2,500,000 people and offers a high quality of life for its inhabitants. It’s the confluence of technology, entrepreneurship, and creativity that powers the Austin economy.
Austin is is the centre of technological innovation and a hub for companies making a difference in the quality of life for their employees. With the country’s fastest-growing economy, Austin has attracted employers from throughout Texas as well as out of state. It is part of the US financial corporation hub, housing many headquarters of big companies like Dell, Google, IBM, Apple, Texas Instruments, and technology companies like HTC, Samsung Electronics, and Motorola. There are plenty of opportunities for those looking for employment.
The city has a youthful feel with its beautiful lakes, interesting scenery, art, music, hiking trails, and many other things to enjoy. One possible reason why Austin is so loved by its residents and visitors is the warm weather it enjoys year-round. In fact, due to its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, nearly every month of the year has a high chance of the weather being warmer than the average temperatures of other states. This is especially true during spring and fall when temperatures can reach up to 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
Austin as a Conference and Events City:
Austin, Texas is a major hub for international conferences and conventions, including the International Conference on Annual Market Transformation Conference, a two-day conference serving as an opportunity for networking and learning; The Modeling, Estimation, and Control Conference (MEC) is a conference that provides opportunities for presentations on interdisciplinary problems in modelling, estimation, and control;
The Hero Forum is a one day conference packed with inspirational stories, practical advice, and exclusive insights into the evolving world of employee health and well-being;
Chevin’s Annual Conferences is an event that brings together fleet decision-makers from van drivers to CEOs whilst Visual Studio Live Austin, is a conference that presents case studies from teams who have successfully implemented cutting-edge audiovisual techniques, as well as delivers sessions on the new features in the C and VB languages.
Places To Eat in Austin as a Conference Attendee:
A few local restaurants to try to if you are visiting Austin as a conference delegate include:
Franklin BBQ on 900 E. 11th St, Austin is recognized as one of the best barbecue restaurants in the world (+1 512-653-1187);
Freedmen’s Bar on 2402 San Gabriel St, is the place you want to be for smoked prime rib, Texas-style brisket, chicken, ribs, and cocktails on tap (+1 512-434-0334 );
Tacodeli on 2402 San Gabriel St Austin is a delicious flavoursome option (+1 512-457-1182);
Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ on 1150 Manchaca road, serves the best brisket tacos, chicken fried steaks, and tasty desserts ( +1 512-221-4248);
Scholz Garten on 1607 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, is famous for their chicken fried steak, hearty burgers, award-winning vegetarian items, and house-brewed suds (+1 512-474-1958).
Austin Sights and Attractions for Conference Delegates:
There are a large number of highly-rated tourist attractions you can visit after your business conference in Austin, Texas, including Zilker Metropolitan Park, with its topography, detailed elevation transitions, lush trees, and blossoming flowers; the State Capitol and Visitors Center, a must-visit place for anyone interested in learning more about the history of the Capitol; Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, ranked as one of the top 5 university art museums in the country; Mount Bonnell, provides unparalleled views of Austin from atop Mount Bonnell, also known city-wide for its beauty.