Metro bank at Kent vision LIVE

Visitors and exhibitors come from far and wide

Business Vision LIVE attracts delegates and exhibitors from across the South East, particularly from our neighbouring counties. As the event grows ever near, we spoke to three exhibitors to find out what attracts them to the event – and why visitors to the show should track down their stands!     Paul Squires, Digital Marketing…

Access support to develop AI, biotechnology and digital creativity opportunities

Lisa Gibbs, from the University of Essex’s Research and Enterprise Office, explains how EIRA, a project backed by seven Universities and a host of other organisations, helps businesses take advantage of the opportunities offered by advances in Artificial Intelligence, biotechnology and digital creativity.   In April 2018, Research England announced the recipients of its Connecting Capability…

Building the future of smart cities

Technology is making daily life easier and more efficient – but who and what is connecting the wires? Ross Murphy, CEO of SixPorts, explores smart technology and the progressive solutions that will help to shape smart cities of the future.     Smart technology has been described as building a digital representation of reality, with platforms…

Selling for non-salespeople

For some, the prospect of selling from a stand at an exhibition can be downright terrifying. But with the time and money invested in exhibiting, it is important to get the most out of the opportunity, which means being proactive, engaging with visitors and driving them to get the desired result. To help those less…

How to boost your hiring efforts

As revealed in CV-Library’s first quarterly job market report of 2019, employers are struggling to recruit, causing salaries to rocket by 16.7%. Data from the report suggests that while job vacancies have gone up by 4.2%, applications have fallen by 4.8% in the first quarter of the year. Increasing salaries isn’t the only incentive you can offer…

Metro bank at Kent vision LIVE

Planning is the key to successful exhibiting

You’ve booked your exhibition stand – now what? Planning is the key to successful exhibiting, writes Sarah Hawes from Izzy PR – FSB member and PR partner to Business Vision Live 2019.     Exhibiting at a business show can give your business a real boost – both for sales, awareness and personal reputation too. Throughout…