7 Dumb Mistakes for Businesses Seeking Investment

This article is taken from the online blog of BankToTheFuture.com, just one of the leading organisations presenting at next week’s Kent 2020 Start-Up LIVE on 23rd October at the Kent Event Centre near Maidstone. When pitching to investors, many entrepreneurs make the same mistakes. Here are seven of the dumbest, which should always be avoided before approaching an…

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New Customer Care Index launches 23rd Oct

A major new initiative launches officially at Kent 2020 Vision Marketing LIVE on 23rd October, providing a unique tool for businesses to measure and compare their customer care performance. In a world where customers are becoming increasingly difficult to satisfy but where satisfaction is intrinsic to success – leading market research company Facts International are launching an…

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The Business of Being Social

by Katie King, Managing Director of Zoodikers and keynote speaker at Kent 2020 Vision Marketing LIVE on 23rd October 2013. The term ‘social business’ has been coined to describe the new generation of social media marketing. To benefit fully from this fast-growing communications channel, businesses need to be engaged in two-way social conversations – remembering to…

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VIDEO PREVIEW: One Date > Two Events

Watch our new preview video to find out what other visitors and exhibitors are looking forward to at this year’s Kent 2020 Vision START-UP LIVE and the brand new Kent 2020 Vision MARKETING LIVE: CLICK HERE to view Reserve your free place now to join hundreds of business owners and marketers on Wednesday 23rd October 2013 at the…

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Four Great British Reasons to Start a Business NOW!

Valuable advice from Emma Jones, Director of national campaign StartUp Britain, Founder of small business community Enterprise Nation, entrepreneur, author and the opening keynote speaker at the second Kent 2020 Vision START-UP LIVE on Wednesday 23rd October 2013. If you’re considering starting a business and becoming your own boss, let me give you four good reasons as to why…

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What’s new in Marketing & Data Protection?

The growing number of laws, regulations and codes affecting the marketing profession means it has never been more important for marketers to keep up-to-date. At just one of the free workshops at Kent 2020 Vision MARKETING LIVE on Wednesday 23rd October 2013,  you can get an expert insight into the latest marketing regulations, including the Information Commissioner’s office…

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CIM index reveals rising confidence among UK marketers

Almost two months ahead of Kent 2020 Vision MARKETING LIVE, UK businesses are almost five times more confident than they were a year ago according to a major survey of marketing professionals. The Marketing Confidence Monitor, run by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and Bloomberg, found encouraging levels of confidence in business and economic performance,…

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One Pot gets off to a sizzling start

A new company offering ready-prepared meals is emerging, but with a welcome twist: it’s healthy as well as easy. Sevenoaks-based company One Pot Ltd was propelled forward in its very early stages by winning the Kickstart Prize at last year’s Kent 2020 Vision Start-Up LIVE, which is coming up again on 23rd October 2013. Autumn Palmer,…

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Opening keynote announced for Start-Up 2013

Building on its fantastic first outing last Autumn, the second Kent 2020 Vision START-UP LIVE will take place on Wednesday 23rd October 2013 at the Kent Event Centre, delivering another full day of inspiration, practical advice and vital information for the early stages of any new venture. We are excited to confirm a very special keynote to open this year’s…

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