A world class facility which attracts a host of international companies from the life science, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, science and technology sectors creating an environment where emerging businesses and established organisations can share, connect and engage.
At Town & Country Housing we provide almost 9,000 affordable homes in 22 local authority areas in and around Kent.
In addition to general needs homes, we offer a wide range of housing, including key worker, shared ownership and specialist accommodation including a women’s refuge, housing for people with learning and physical disabilities, and a hostel for ex-offenders.
We were also listed in the top 50 developing housing associations for 2011-12 and recently became the very first housing association in the country to achieve the Institute of Customer Service’s top accolade – its coveted ServiceMark – awarded for top quality customer service.
Leading South East law firm, Cripps is headquartered in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. It delivers a wide range of legal advice and has an excellent reputation for its services for individuals and its commercial work. The firm has over 260 staff, including 38 partners and over 100 lawyers.
Gulbenkian is a key part of the University of Kent’s Arts Centre offering innovative, engaging and high quality arts activity for and with the public, staff and students. It provides a key role in delivering the University of Kent’s commitment to Public Engagement proving an interface between the University and the local and wider community Gulbenkian has a particular commitment to the creative empowerment of children and young people and talent development.
A Sussex based award winning design agency. Creative Pod works with clients ranging from entrepreneurs and one man bands to SME’s and global blue chips.
Media Word Waves
As a leading PR agency we offer the full range of PR Services including creative copy for press releases, advertising campaigns, brochures, newsletters and websites which we deploy through our extensive network of Local and national media contacts.
The RBS group is one of the leading UK banks with its support for the local business community and young entrepreneurial talent. For every great business today there was once a ‘young start up talent’ and RBS are very proud to be supporting this event.
We offer a range of both full and part time courses as well as short leisure and professional courses ranging from entry (pre GCSE) to Degree level in a huge range of subjects, we truly have something for everyone. All campuses boast the latest ICT equipment, and each offers a mix of high quality facilities such as bespoke workshops, training kitchens and restaurants, performing arts space, TV and radio studios, laboratories, photography studios and darkrooms, hair and beauty salons and gyms.
Young Enterprise is the United Kingdom’s largest business and enterprise education charity. Every year we help 250,000 young people learn about business and the world of work in the classroom under the guidance of a network of 5,000 volunteers from 3,500 companies.
Young Enterprise’s mission statement is “to inspire and equip young people to learn and succeed through enterprise.” Its guiding principle is to do this through “learning by doing”.
FASTSIGNS are your leading local sign company supplying all your sign requirements. We have been part of Sussex and Kent life for over 20 years working closely with the whole community.
Avensys Ltd, is an Audio Visual Company who supply professional AV, Sales installation, hire, events and exhibition services as well as a retail store supplying consumer Audio Visual products.
BIS is working together for growth and investing in skills to make markets more dynamic with lower regulation, and by promoting trade to boost innovation and help support people looking to start and grow a business.
Kent regional News and Media produce 11 weekly newspapers, read by over 170.000 people each week. Some of the papers have been serving their communities for over 150 years. They have 5 news websites which attract an average of 21,133 Visitors a day or 633,990 Visitors in an average month.
Whether inprint, online or mobile, this is where local people come to find out what’s going on.
The Let’s Do Business Group is the leading provider of business advice for budding entrepreneurs in the South East. The Group is the Delivery Partner for the Government’s Start Up Loan Scheme, providing advice, mentoring and access to finance to fledgling entrepreneurs.
We’re RIFT Accounting and we’re not your traditional, grey-suited number crunchers. Think of us as your Business Bodyguards – we’ll protect you and make you a success. You have the passion. What we have is a very particular set of skills. Don’t be afraid.
Grammer Printers is a full service printing company based in Maidstone Kent. We print Leaflets, Booklets, Folders and all Stationary items. Grammer Printers is able to produce work of the highest quality, working to tight deadlines, at very competitive prices.
The Kent Foundation
Ensuring young people of Kent get the support they need to be successful in starting and growing a business, so contributing to the overall success of Kent.
Basepoint Crawley is a modern business centre at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond providing high quality offices and workshops for small to medium business to let on easy-out-terms.
Bludel provides bespoke software solutions, hardware and technology services for businesses of different sizes helping reduce cost and increase efficiency.
Social Marley is a refreshing dynamic and friendly dashboard helping businesses truly engage socially. Most businesses know they need to be on social media but they don’t know how to do this effectively. Social Marley integrates all of your social media accounts into one central platform allowing you to easily engage, analyze and publish to all of your networks.
We are passionate about print. Producing material from business cards all the way up to full exhibition stands, supplied and delivered. We are Professional, trustworthy and deadline driven. Being available in person, via email or over the phone, proves that we are not just web based. We have a large branch in Canterbury and clients are welcome to visit. Our clients can feel comfortable that we can do the jobs exactly how they expect.