Newsflash: Kent gets connected with superfast broadband

One of the biggest infrastructure projects in Kent’s history was announced yesterday, as better broadband is delivered across the county by Kent County Council and BT – starting this year! The partnership is backed by £10m of council funding £9.87m from central government and £19.6m from BT. The contract was signed on Monday, following the enormously successful…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Effective PR

Practical advice for exhibitors (and visitors) at Kent 2020 Vision LIVE – from David Ing, Managing Director of CFA Group, PR partner & exhibitor at the show. Public relations (PR) has always been one of the most efficient marketing tools – it’s cost effective, versatile and suitable for every company and organisation. However, for many organisations, PR…

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The Faster Route to Business Growth

A unique government-backed service for high growth companies, GrowthAccelerator, will be a key exhibitor at this year’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE 2013 – speaking to Kent’s brightest businesses about how they can speed up their growth. High growth businesses are key to driving England’s economy and Kent is no exception, with its vibrant and active business…

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What has KCC ever done for business?

“So what has Kent County Council ever done for businesses in Kent?” That was the question put to me by a businessman at a recent event. I took a deep breath and let him have it with both barrels – for about twenty five minutes.  After which, he responded “Oh, quite a lot then!” And with…

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KJ4KYP? Find out more in the Skills and Employability Zone

The Skills and Employability Zone at this year’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE will showcase the Kent Jobs for Kent’s Young People initiative (KJ4KYP), intended to support employers and young people throughout the county.  This important initiative brings together all the schemes and services Kent County Council offers, providing a comprehensive source of advice and guidance for any…

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Wet Fish, Double-Touch or Hand Crusher?

200 exhibitors at the forthcoming Kent 2020 Vision LIVE 2013 gathered together at the Kent Event Centre last Thursday, to compare handshakes and gear up for the UK’s largest regional business event. Last week’s Exhibitor Preview meeting provided exhibitors with a valuable half-day of hints, tips and practical advice on getting the most from this important annual…

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