Sean Henry

Economic Development Business Centre Coordinator, Maidstone Borough Council

Manages The Business Terrace in Maidstone, building a supportive business community with public-private partnerships to help businesses start and grow. He has written for Office Genie on the future of office space. His previous roles were in housing, politics and the charity sector. 


Session Details

Growing your business: Incubate, Collaborate, Accelerate, Innovate – Maidstone’s Impact

Clive Emson Building: 9.50am - 10.05am

Due to the marvel of the internet, you can now easily set up a business from your home. Across the UK self-employment rose from 3.3m (2001) to 4.8m (2017) In Kent it’s rising faster than that. Is staying at home, hoping for sales based on SEO and social media enough? Hear why face-to-face contact is still important to your success.

Hear from Duncan Summers of Syncbox, as seen on Dragon’s Den, about his experience since creating a world-first product. Find out first-hand why the best environment for your business is a flexible one when your sales triple year on year. 

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