Supporting Success
Start-Up Flash Briefings

Following the Big Networking Breakfast a new audience will come together as the emphasis moves to supporting success. A key part of the agenda, the session will focus on real-world help and assistance for any entrepreneur about to start their business. A carefully selected group of speakers will spend the hour sharing vital tips and information designed to equip the audience with the insight they need for the journey ahead of them.

 

TIMINGS:

 9.30am

 Welcome & Introductions from Nick Litton, Revolution Events

 9.35am 

 Top tips for accessing grants and public funding

In this session you will take away five top tips and techniques on how to successfully apply for grants or public funding.

Tudor Price, Deputy CEO, Kent & Medway Growth Hub

 9.50am  Starting up: Avoiding pitfalls, asking for help, making it a success

Think starting a business is easy? Surprisingly many people do. Looking to just get rich quick, you know your field and know you can make money for yourself rather than your boss. Our experts will help you to find the right advice and support and avoid the issues which blight startups and small businesses. With case study Lauren Hampshire to show how you can go from a simple but unique solution to multi-award winning entrepreneur rapidly moving into global markets.

 Sean Henry, Economic Development Coordinator, Maidstone Borough Council
 Carly Shaw, Senior Client Manager, Wilkins Kennedy
 Lauren Hampshire, Owner, The Milky Tee Company

 10.05am 

 Supporting Business Innovation and Growth in Medway

Medway Council supports startup businesses with a comprehensive range of support. This includes business planning workshops, one to one advice and assistance with funding including a startup grant. Medway has developed a range of its own flexible business accommodation including Innovation Centre Medway & Innovation Studios Strood and future developments are planned at the exciting Innovation Park Medway Enterprise Zone. With ongoing support for business growth, Medway has become the "go to” place to set up a new business.

 Sunny Ee, Head of Regeneration Delivery, Medway Council

 10.20am  Thank you & closing comments from Nick Litton, Revolution Events


After the briefings please join us at the main Business Vision LIVE exhibition



 

Event Countdown:

132d 16h 43m 37s

 

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