Lyon Keynote Speaker
Duncan Stevens can be hired as an inspirational motivational speaker in Lyon. As a keynote speaker, he assists many of the world’s most recognizable companies, teams and executives unlock their influencing potential and become more collaborative and more effective and adapt to economic changes through what they say and how they act.
With over a decade of expertise, Duncan has established himself as an in-demand professional keynote speaker due to his content-rich, highly engaging, inspiring and entertaining keynote speeches and masterclasses. He is a critically acclaimed mentalist, founder and CEO of the Influence Association and best-selling author of the best-selling book Effective Influence. As a highly successful entrepreneur, and professional ‘mentalist’, he is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on influence, persuasion, and their application into the sales process and becoming more collaborative to adopt a global mindset.
Duncan’s humorous, engaging and visual keynote speeches inspire delegates to adopt new perspectives. He is regularly hired as an influence keynote speaker or sales keynote speaker to increase efficiency and navigate industry changes. His collaboration speaking takes teams and individuals from good to excellent or from excellent to market-leading through difficult times. Before Duncan become a keynote speaker, he gained an Honours degree in Business Management, served as an officer in the UK’s Royal Navy, was a business coach and mentor as well as a senior manager for some globally recognised companies. Learn more about Duncan here.
With over a decade of prior experience, Duncan is globally acknowledged as the premier authority on influence and persuasion. All of his keynote presentations are relevant, tailored to each event, memorable and inspiring. He is widely acknowledged as an easy-to-work-with speaker and has delivered his presentations at summits and sales kick-offs globally and all throughout Lyon.
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Some of Duncan's Global and Lyon Clients Include:
“Duncan was one of the highest-rated speakers at our conference. It was as entertaining as it was educational and everyone was left really impressed by the quality Duncan delivered! Highly recommended speaker!”
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT LYON FOR CONFERENCE DELEGATES:
Conference Centres and Event Venues:
Centre de Congrès de Lyon, 50 Quai Charles de Gaulle, 69006
Cité Internationale Convention Centre , 50 Quai Charles de Gaulle, 69006
Lyon World Trade Centre, 10-12 Boulevard Tour Oxygène, 69003
L’Académie by InterContinental, 20 Quai Jules Courmont, 69002
Hôtel Lyon Métropole by Arteloge, 85 Quai Joseph Gillet, 69004
Espace de l’Ouest Lyonnais, 6 Rue Nicolas Sicard, 69005
General Information About The City:
Lyon is the third-largest city in France and something of a journalists hub, with Euronews agency calling it home; it’s also a major centre for banking and medical chemist biotech companies, as well as having a significant software industry presence – mainly focusing on interactive graphics. The city is located at the confluence of the rivers the Rhône and the Saône; with many historical and architectural landmarks dotted along their edges, as a major economic hub since the Renaissance, when the primary industry was the weaving and production of silk. Today, it’s considered a global-beta city and is ranked within the top fifty of most liveable in the world. Lyon also has a significant role in the history of cinema: as the cinematograph was invented here by Auguste and Louis Lumière.
Lyon as a Conference and Events City:
The city has numerous world heritage sites for conferences delegates to visits during their trip; as well as being recognised for its high-quality cuisine and gastronomy. As the local economy is extremely technology focused most of the conferences on offer are with the hi-tech communications, sustainable business and medical advancements sectors; although the highlight on their calendar is the Fête des Lumières, a spectacular event lasting four days in early December – earning Lyon the title of Capital of Lights, the weather can be extremely cold at that time of year though. Due to its warm oceanic climate though it can be humid and slightly sub-tropical during the summer which means that attendees may prefer to be here in the middle of the year instead.
Places To Eat in Lyon as a Conference Attendee:
As a world-renown destination for foodies for is no shortage of top-quality eateries in town, one of the best is Agastache Restaurant at 134 Rue Duguesclin, with their stylish take on classic French cuisine served in a simple yet refined café (+33 4 78 52 30 31); for a slightly more fine-dining experience and elegant dishes head to Arvine Restaurant at 6 Rue Hippolyte Flandrin (+33 4 78 28 32 26), or if you’re looking for a plush elegant lounge feel with an extensive wine list then Antonio at 13 Quai de la Pêcherie, is definitely for you (+33 9 87 57 44 21); and those wanting a wholesome meal with a relaxed family vibe can head over to Au Fil … Bistrot at 6 Av. du Doyenné, (+33 9 73 22 84 80); otherwise, you the sleek modern décor and stylish fresh seasonally sourced dishes by Astra at 28 Rue Henri Germain, are worth making a reservation (+33 6 31 21 27 51).
Lyon Sights and Attractions for Conference Delegates:
Due the location of Lyon, it has been at the centre of much European history and as such is home to numerous cultural treasures ranging from the ancient Amphitheatre of the Three Gauls, Odeon of Lyon, and Theatre of Fourvière, to a whole host of Renaissance and modern cathedrals. You can also check out dozens of different museums including the Musée Miniature & Cinéma, for a history on the origins of film, the contemporary art centre at La Sucrière, or even a collection of major classical sculptures and paints at the Fine Arts Museum. Otherwise there are at least half a dozen major parks for you to go explore in the city, as well as a spectacular botanical garden at Jardin botanique de Lyon.