Optimism and inspiration set a positive tone

– Chris Callander from BSK-CiC reflects on another successful year for Kent’s premier B2B event Over 3,200 business professionals headed for the Kent Event Centre in mid May to attend this year’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE, the largest business-to-business exhibition and conference in the South East. They were amongst the first people to see the stunning new building…

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Phew! Thanks for a great day yesterday…

Yesterday was an amazing day at Kent 2020 Vision LIVE, as more than 3,000 attendees filled the new exhibition hall at the Kent Event Centre. KAFEC’s networking breakfast got the event off to a great start while exhibitors were putting the finishing touches to their stands – and the time just flew by from 9.00am to 4.30pm, as…

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Sneak Peek: Almost ready for Wednesday…

Here is a sneak peek of the new exhibition hall at the Kent Event Centre, almost ready for its very first visitors on Wednesday 14th May. With build-up now in full swing for the UK’s largest regional business exhibition, this photo shows the carpets going down in the new hall over the weekend, before the stands started being built today. Make sure…

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Exclusive appearance: Johnstone Midget Coach

You will spot a unique piece of automotive history at this year’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE, in the shape of a beautiful 1950 Harrington 1:25 scale coach… Making a special appearance at the Kent 2020 Breakfast Cafe and throughout the show on the SEC Signworks stand, the Johnstone Midget Coach has been lovingly restored by South East…

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Amazing new exhibition space for 2014!

With just two weeks to go, the new exhibition hall at the Kent Event Centre is very nearly finished – ready for its very first visitors on Wednesday 14th May. The impressive new building will provide a huge column-free space for the UK’s largest regional business exhibition and attendees to next month’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE will be…

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Free workshops on intellectual property, design and pro-active innovation

Visitors can attend special workshops presented by experts from The Design Council, GrowthAccelerator and the Intellectual Property Office (amongst others) at next month’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE. The FREE workshop programme runs throughout the day alongside the main Kent 2020 event, providing illuminating advice on key issues and challenges for all businesses hoping to use innovation to help them grow…

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Discover Kent’s innovation hub next month…

Kent’s Discovery Park will be hosting a dedicated village at this year’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE, showcasing its unique business facilities and several of its most innovative tenants. The world-class facilities at Discovery Park have already attracted a host of international companies from the life science, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, manufacturing, technology and commercial business sectors. Over the last two…

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Top tips for achieving ‘social business’ status

In a special workshop at this year’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE, Katie King from Zoodikers explains how you can achieve that all-important ‘social business’ status. Most people naturally assume that social media is all about marketing. Therefore, it should be the preserve of the marketing department. Given the increasing importance and volume of big data, the reality…

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