2021 Conference Programme

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Business Strategy


People/ HR




7.30 - 8.55  

Business Success Showcase: The Big Networking Breakfast 
9.30 - 9.45  

Opening Remarks

09.45 - 10.15

Opening Keynote: Roaring Twenties or a Long Road to Recovery?
Ben Thompson - BBC Business Reporter & Presenter, BBC
Business Strategy

10.30 - 11.00

Keynote 1Session ASession BSession C
Becky Simms - Founder and CEO, Reflect DigitalClive Reddihough FCIM - Vice Chair, Chartered Institute of Marketing, South East RegionRob Robinson - Sustainable Business Project Manager, Low Carbon KentJemma Fairclough Haynes - Orchard Employment Law
Building a Business Everyone Wants to Work For Putting Marketing at the Heart of Your Business Practical Steps to Make Your Business Greener ROUNDTABLE - Innovative Workforce Strategies

11.30 - 12.00

Keynote 2Session DSession ESession F
Jo James - OBE, Chief Executive, Kent Invicta Chamber of CommerceRichard Pilton - Managing Director, Kayo DigitalChris Simpson - Managing Director, Going Long Consulting LtdRob Robinson - Sustainable Business Project Manager, Low Carbon Kent
What's New in Kent and the South East? What the Fastest Growing Companies in Kent are doing Online The Gig Economy & New Ways of Working ROUNDTABLE - Sustainability Grants / Funding

12.30 - 13.00

Keynote 3Session GSession HSession I
Leanne Terry - Chief Financial Officer, Clic Accounting
What's New in Business Technology? Small Business Essentials #1: Moving Beyond Owner-Manager The Human Aspect of Crisis Management ROUNDTABLE - Simple Ways to be more Profitable

12.30 - 14.00

Celebrating Business Success Panel: Going for Growth
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13.30 - 14.00

Keynote 4Session JSession KSession L
Digital Beans - Bruce Kidd - Sales & Marketing Director, Operational Accounting Systems Limited
Effective Remarketing Strategies Small Business Essentials #2: Planning Your End-Game Social & Content-Based Marketing ROUNDTABLE - Gamification - The New Buzz Word?

14.15 - 14.45

Keynote 5Session MSession NSession O
Claire Marsh - Branch Manager, Barclays Bank
Whats New in Mental Wellbeing & Workforce Productivity? Mega-Growth Case Study Cybercrime: Staying Safe Online & Fraud and Scam Awareness ROUNDTABLE - Dealing with Problem Employees

15.00 - 15.30

Keynote 6--Session P
Aaron Taylor - CEO / Co-Founder, Six Two
What's does the New Trade Deal Mean for Me & My Business? ROUNDTABLE - The Enemy Within: Is Your Website Working Against You?


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