Free advice for budding entrepreneurs

Still dreaming of becoming your own boss? Well what’s stopping you? Be inspired by experienced entrepreneurs and get free advice on setting up a new business at the Kent Event Centre next month. Visitors to Kent 2020 Vision Start-Up LIVE on 20th October can learn from the experiences of hundreds of successful business owners that make up…

Seize the Day! Business wisdom at Kent 2020

The opening keynote speaker at this year’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE was living proof of the benefits of exhibiting and attending local business-to-business events. As James Averdieck, founder of the Gü chocolate pudding brand, shared his entrepreneurial journey with the audience, he highlighted the important role that a similar local business event played in turning…

Have you heard us on Heart FM?

It’s not easy to squeeze the UK’s largest regional business event into a 20-second radio slot, but we think Heart FM have done a pretty good job… With just over a week to go, our new ad is now airing throughout the day on Heart FM, inviting  business professionals across the county to join the 10th Anniversary celebrations at…

Kent bounces back with record number of businesses…

Business is booming in Kent, with a record number of new start-ups pushing the total number of Kent companies to a record high – according to new figures reported today by Kent Business. 2014 represented an incredible year for entrepreneurship in Kent, with 13,223 new businesses being registered at Companies House (against a previous high of 12,599) and the county’s total number of…

Celebrating Ten Great Years as Kent’s Leading B2B Event

This year’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE on Wednesday 13th May will mark the tenth anniversary of this key business forum for the county’s thriving business community. Since its first outing in 2006, the event has gone from strength-to-strength, evolving and growing to become the largest regional business event in the UK – thanks largely to the unique partnership between BSK-CiC, Kent County…

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…

Kenny Comes to Life

This week saw the launch of the visitor marketing campaign for this year’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE, by introducing Kenny, the show’s first illustrated visitor. In front of a packed exhibitor briefing on 29th January, Kenny made his big-screen debut before coming to life on the main website, YouTube and Twitter (@kennyfromkent), plus a blog on WordPress.…