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…

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Apply more brain power to your sales process

Have you ever thought to yourself “what is it that my customers really want?”   Well now you can find out at a special session at Kent 2020 Vision Marketing LIVE on 20th October, presented at lunchtime by marketing innovators Saxonbury & Kent. The secret to selling – and the quickest way to build a successful business – is to know your…

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Take your business to the clouds!

One of the exhibitors at this month’s Kent 2020 Vision Start-Up LIVE is offering visitors an exciting opportunity to view the county from the air… Make sure you visit Stand 127 on Tuesday 20th October for your chance to win a 30-minute helicopter experience from Manston Airport, flown by the founder of Cloud Based Accounting, Matthew Weston.…

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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…

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Future Vision: The Rise of AI in Business

Technology visionary Katie King of Zoodikers takes a look at the business implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) ahead of her opening session at the first BizTech LIVE on 20th October. When you think of artificial intelligence (AI), what’s the first thought that comes to mind? Aliens? Synthesisers? You might automatically think of films such as…

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Marketing 2025: Transformational thinking in the digital age

Marketing specialists from CIM, IoD / Disney, Hootsuite and others offer valuable tips on how to improve your marketing in the short, medium and long terms at Kent 2020 Vision Marketing LIVE on 20th October. The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) believes that transformational thinking will become more and more important as the marketing profession continues to evolve, especially with…

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Introducing the newest member of the Kent 2020 family

Keep up-to-date with the latest technology trends at the inaugural BizTech LIVE event, taking place alongside Kent 2020 Vision Marketing LIVE and Kent 2020 Vision Start-Up LIVE on 20th October. Despite being a key driver for growth, ‘Business Technology’ has traditionally been viewed as a subject for IT departments and dedicated ICT professionals – with most events…

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Did you miss your share of £22m?

Research conducted by FACTS International showed that the average value of products/services bought or sold as a result of Kent 2020 Vision LIVE was a whopping £6,642 per visitor in May 2015. Across the full attendance of nearly 3,300 visitors, this indicates that Kent’s premier B2B event generated nearly £22m of new business for the hundreds of organisations that took part this…

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