10 Years On: Kent 2020 and the Video Revolution

Long-term event partner, Neal Ashford from Lavender Blue Media, reminisces on the past ten years of Kent 2020 Vision LIVE and the increasing importance of video as a marketing tool – by both event organisers and their exhibitors.  In my opinion, three great brands were launched in 2005. In the USA, Facebook and YouTube were created but closer to home, Kent 2020…

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…

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…

Getting Ready for 14th May

With over two-thirds of the stands now sold for this year’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE, nearly 200 exhibitors gathered at the Kent Event Centre last week to start preparing for the main event on Wednesday 14th May. Attendees got together for some real pearls of wisdom from event expert Simon Naudi of Answers Training – plus some…

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.…