Free kickstart for a lucky new business

If you or someone you know is just starting a new business, they could get a major boost by visiting Kent 2020 Vision Start-Up LIVE next Tuesday (20th October)… Every attendee to the event will be entered into a draw to win our exclusive ‘Kickstart’ prize, comprising an amazing package of equipment and services to help one lucky new…

A Winning Team: Turning around Maidstone United

Sports fans and entrepreneurs alike will enjoy a fascinating case study about the successful relaunch of Maidstone United, effectively as a new start-up – just announced as part of next week’s Kent 2020 Vision Start-Up LIVE at the Kent Event Centre. Local football club Maidstone United recently posted its third year of six-figure profits, having teetered on a financial precipice for almost…

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…

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…