• 27 Apr 2022
  • In-person
  • CPD

IoD Kent, Kent and Medway Business Summit 2022

Our fifth annual summit brings together some 300 businesses, key policymakers and leading academics.

The Kent and Medway Business Summit returns on Wednesday 27 April 2022 in the stunning Sibson building on the Canterbury campus of the University of Kent.

Bringing together some 300 businesses, key policymakers and leading academics, the fifth annual Summit will focus on business opportunity and sustainability featuring the latest news from key projects and expert keynote speakers. 

Alongside the keynote speeches, collaborative workshops will facilitate debate on topics including productivity, place-making and skills.

Tickets to the Summit cost £40, including refreshments and a sustainable Kentish buffet lunch.

To secure and book your place click here;

Confirmed speakers include:

Kitty Ussher Chief Economist, Institute of Directors

Cllr Roger Gough Leader, Kent County Council

Richard Hicks Director of Place, Deputy Chief Executive, Medway Council

Andy Martin Director of Communications and Strategy, London Resort Company Holdings

Workshop contributors include:

Emma Wilcox Project Director, Creative Estuary

Simon Storey Chief Executive, Kent Cricket

Bal Sandher Managing Director, Hectic Lifestyles, KEiBA 2021 Entrepreneur of the Year and Manufacturer of the Year

Victoria Copp-Crawley Principal, Canterbury College

Gill Monk Managing Director and Founder, All Health Matters

Kresse Wesling CBE Co-Founder Elvis and Kresse and Co-Farmer New Barns Farm

Dan Crooks Director, iFruits

Our final keynote speech is 5 in 5:

Five Innovations That Will Change Our Lives Within Five Years, delivered by Andrea Martin, IBM Distinguished Engineer, Leader IBM Watson Centre Munich and IBM Client Centre in EMEA.

Click here to view the full agenda: kenthospitality.kent.ac.uk/Register/DocumentStore/agenda.pdf

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