Lessons from Las Vegas

by Caspar Berry, Thought-Leader, Entrepreneur, ex-Professional Poker Player and guest speaker at Kent 2020 Vision LIVE 2012 As a young man I never took drugs, bungee-jumped or even placed a bet.  Activities associated with risk just never appealed to me. Then, aged 26 – and quite out of the blue – I quit my job as…

Have you had your daily KUTA?

by Lara Morgan – Entrepreneur, Author & Guest Speaker at Kent 2020 Vision LIVE 2012 In 1991, during the depths of the early-Nineties recession, I started Pacific Direct with some savings that I turned into £20m less than 20 years later. Having had no formal business training and having left school with few qualifications, my story…

Successful Exhibiting: Top tips to maximise your ROI

from David O’Bierne, Commercial Director, ExCeL Exhibition & Conference Centre After an enthusiastic response to his presentation at our Pre-Event Meeting last month, here is a quick re-cap of David O’Bierne’s Top Tips for exhibitors at Kent 2020 Vision LIVE 2012. Following these ten simple steps will help you to get maximum value from your investment at Kent’s…

Next Week: Grow Your Own

It’s time to start growing your own: ‘Get with Apprenticeships’ next week Preparations are well underway for National Apprenticeship Week 2012, taking place next week from 6-10th February 2012. The Week has been a great success over the last four years and 2012 will be even bigger – with Kent 2020 sponsor, Kent Apprenticeships, helping to…