MAY 2017 FULL PROGRAMME

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07:30 - 9:00


BIG NETWORKING BREAKFAST
Clive Emson Sponsored by Kent County Council, KATO, East Kent College and Canterbury College - with essential information about the new Apprenticeship Levy

09:40 - 10:20


Opening Keynote: Pestons Perspective on the Brexit Bombshell
Astor Pavillion
Robert Peston - Political Editor at ITV (formerly BBC Radio 4)

10:30 - 11:00


Post-Brexit Britain: Business as Usual?BizTech Primer: Navigating Your Way Through the Technology MazeThe Secrets of Accessing Government Funding3 Steps to Successful Marketing
Astor Pavillion Maidstone Hall John Hendry - Room B John Hendry - Room C
James Sproule - Chief Economist & Director of Policy, Institute of DirectorsSue Nelson - Tech.London Advocate and Founder of Breakthrough FundingTudor Price - Head of Business Support, Kent Invicta Chamber of CommerceClive Reddihough - Chair, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Kent Branch

11:15 - 11:45


The Apprenticeship Levy: Is Your Business Ready?How Cloud Accounting Can Help Your BusinessYour Responsibilities when Running a Limited Company Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on the Intertwining Worlds of Marketing and Sales
Astor Pavillion Maidstone Hall John Hendry - Room B John Hendry - Room C
Rosemary Shrager - Celebrity Chef & TV Personality
Mark Lumsdon Taylor - Group Deputy Principal & Deputy CEO, Hadlow Group
Liam McHugh - FCA - Partner, McCabe Ford WilliamsPaul Hughes - Outreach Manager, Companies HouseKatie King - Managing Director, Zoodikers Consulting

12:00 - 12:30


LoCASE funding – Up to £10,000 in Grants Available to SMEsWorking in the Cloud with Office 365An Overview of Automatic Enrolment PensionsMaximum Impact from Search Marketing
Astor Pavillion Maidstone Hall John Hendry - Room B John Hendry - Room C
Chris Seamark - Sustainable Business Programme ManagerMantej Yadav - Senior Project Consultant, Select Technology SystemsStephen Rowntree - Industry Liaison Manager, The Pensions RegulatorBecky Simms - Managing Director, Reflect Digital

12:00 - 13:15


BIG BREXIT LUNCH: Special Networking Lunch & Panel Discussion (by invitation only)
Clive Emson Sponsored by Brachers & Grant Thornton
James Sproule - Chief Economist & Director of Policy, Institute of Directors
Erol Huseyin - Partner, Brachers LLP
Ellen Walsh - Practice Leader, Grant Thornton UK LLP’s Gatwick Office

12:45 - 13:15


Why Greater Diversity Leads to Greater SuccessUtilising The Cloud – Protecting your Organisation and its DataUK Immigration - Compliance & Brexit for UK Employers Print Power. How to get Print Working in your Marketing Mix
Astor Pavillion Maidstone Hall John Hendry - Room B John Hendry - Room C
Helen Walbey - Chair for Diversity, FSBNina Hunt - Head of Sales and Marketing, Allteks LtdJames Walters - Director, Smith Stone WaltersDrew Selman - Creative Director, Lemon Creative

13.30 - 13.35


WelcomeKEiBA Finalists Announced
Astor Pavillion Presented by Mark Dance, Cabinet Member for Economic Development, KCC Astor Pavillion Presented by Andy Walker, KMFM

13.35 - 14.15


KEYNOTE: Chapel Down - Blazing the Trail for English Wine
Astor Pavillion
Frazer Thompson - CEO of Chapel Down Group

13:30 - 14:15


Google Digital Garage - Tutorial #1: Win New Customers Online
John Hendry - Room C
Gori Yahaya - Head of the Digital Garage for Google

14:30 - 15:00


Growth in the Face of Challenges with Support and CollaborationBuzzwords Today / Reality Tomorrow: The Future Is Closer Than You ThinkKey Employment Law Considerations for SME’s plus Brexit BriefingHow to Improve Results from Your Digital Marketing: An Integrated Multi-Channel Approach
Astor Pavillion Maidstone Hall John Hendry - Room B John Hendry - Room C
Caroline Love - Co-Founder, Metis Women
Amanda Holges - Co-Founder, Metis Women
Deborah Mulvany - Co-Founder, Metis Women
Sue Nelson - Tech.London Advocate and Founder of Breakthrough FundingHenry Doswell - Principal Solicitor, Doswell Law Employment SolicitorsJosh Whiten - Digital Marketing Director, Sagittarius

15:15 - 15:45


Business Success Stories: Using Social Media to Build Your BrandDegree Apprenticeships: Growing Your Own Graduates Google Digital Garage - Tutorial #2 (16:00 Finish): Know your Business with Google Analytics
Astor Pavillion John Hendry - Room B John Hendry - Room C
Caner Veli - CEO & Founder, LiquiproofJenny Young - Head of Business Development and Enterprise Services, University of GreenwichGori Yahaya - Head of the Digital Garage for Google

Don't Miss!

Google's Digital Garage

with Gori Yahaya, Head of The Digital Garage for Google

 

To download the full programme PDF click here.

Inspirational Speakers from May 2017 include...


Robert Peston

Political Editor at ITV (formerly BBC Business & Economics Editor)


Rosemary Shrager

Celebrity Chef & TV Personality


Gori Yahaya

Head of Google's Digital Garage


Frazer Thompson

Dynamic CEO of Chapel Down Group


Helen Walbey

Chair for Diversity, FSB


James Sproule

Chief Economist and Director of Policy, IoD