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Expert Speakers for 2015

Mark Palmer, Pret A Manger

Katie King, Zoodikers

Tom Christie-Miller, IoD / Disney

Zoe Cairns, ZC Social Media

Ben Towers, Young Entrepreneur 

Exlclusive Kick Start Prize!


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Highlights from 2015

The event for new businesses...

For anyone who has recently started or is planning to launch a new business, spending a day at Kent 2020 Vision START-UP LIVE will prove invaluable.

This free-to-attend event presents you with an outstanding collection of support providers, specialist suppliers, essential information and inspirational success stories.

Starting a new business can be both daunting and exciting at the same time. Kent 2020 Vision Start-Up LIVE is specifically designed to provide you with access to the best possible support, advice and new contacts, all in one place on one day to provide a major boost for the early stages of any new business.

Meet dozens of suppliers & support organisations and choose from a range of free seminars and workshop sessions offering valuable advice for new entrepreneurs.

This year's information-packed event presents visitors with free access to:

  • Expert advice from key players at Pret A Manger, Walt Disney Company, Institute of Directors (IoD) and inspirational entrepreneurs such as young businessman Ben Towers
  • Thought leadership on positioning, launching and growing your new business
  • Practical advice on challenges such as using social media and intellectual property
  • Dedicated workshop streams on marketing and technology innovations
  • Exclusive opportunity to win our unique Kickstart Prize to boost your chances of success
  • Complimentary entry to Kent 2020 Vision Marketing LIVE and the new BizTech LIVE event

REGISTER NOW for Tuesday 20th October 2015!

Kent 2020 Vision Start-Up LIVE brings together the largest showcase of relevant suppliers in the South East, including: accountants, marketing & design agencies, legal services, business centres & office space, media & database providers, sales training & coaching, web design & hosting, IT / telecoms & software, banks & investors, insurers, printers & marketing services, logistics companies, sale agents, franchise opportunities and much more.

Free Advice Clinics will provide personalised answers from experienced start-up professionals on a confidential one-to-one basis. And you can also find out about potential funding streams and access a wealth of support & expert advice from local authorities, universities, business support organisations, Government departments and other special initiatives.

This year's Start-Up LIVE runs alongside Kent 2020 Vision Marketing LIVE - the one-stop-shop for Kent Marketers - and is organised by the team behind the successful and long-established Kent 2020 Vision LIVE event.

So now there are even more reasons to attend, including free entry to the newly launched BizTech LIVE!

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"I thought the event was very successful, the Kent Events Centre was the perfect space for the event and having one large open space created a good atmosphere."

- Kent 2020 Vision Start-Up LIVE Exhibitor

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