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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How do successful companies manage innovation?

A free workshop by an acclaimed thinker will help attendees to understand the ‘process’ of innovation at this year’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE… Contrary to common belief, a study of 107 highly innovative companies has recently revealed that there is no such thing as a standard ‘innovation culture’. Rather, innovative companies succeed in combining opposites: they…

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What’s 3D printing got to do with you?

Chris Callander from BSK gives a quick overview of the rapidly-expanding 3D printing sector, with some great examples of how early adopters are already using this exciting technology to drive innovation.  3D printing has come a long way since it was invented in the mid ’80s by American Chuck Hull – but it is only in the…

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