About Business Vision LIVE

Conference Programme

Pre-registered attendees will be able to register for sessions ahead of the event. A personalised link will be emailed about 3 weeks prior to the event date. Don’t worry if you can’t decide (it is a great programme!) as many sessions are available on the day.

Exhibition Area

Business Vision LIVE attracts over 150 essential suppliers and potential partners from Kent and beyond, offering a comprehensive range of products and services from local sources. A full list of exhibitors can be found here, and to make it easier to find the exact provider you are looking for we have introduced a helpful new logo filtering feature.

The Exhibition Area will open at 9.00am and be open throughout the event.


Lunch is available to purchase onsite with hot and cold options available. Free tea and coffee will also be available throughout the day.

Please note: all onsite catering is cash only and there are no ATMs available onsite so please remember to bring cash with you.

Interested in Exhibiting?

At Business Vision LIVE you will meet key decision makers from a diverse range of organisations, based right across Kent and beyond. Exhibiting at the event will raise awareness of your company and provide you with genuine sales leads to help you build your business. For more information, please click here.

Additionally, you can experience this year’s event to see if it is right for your company and then head to the Organiser’s Office during the day to discuss options for the 2024 event. To register for a potential sponsor badge please contact Emily Taylor.

Know Before You Go

2024 Event Date & Opening Times
Wednesday 8th May 2024, 9.00am – 4.00pm

How much does it cost to attend?
It’s FREE! Plus there is free parking.

Kent Event Centre, Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3JF.
Full info can be found here.

The exhibition and conference take place in the Maidstone Hall and John Hendry Pavilion.

>>> Please note: the back gate on Scragged Oak Road is no longer in use, please enter via the main entrance shown on the site map here.

There is ample, free parking available onsite.

Registration for the 2024 event is now open! To register please click here.

The registration desk opens at 9.00am and will remain open throughout the event, enabling you to attend all day or just pop along for any part of the day.

Click here to view the steps we take, our venue takes and you could take to be more sustainable.

Onsite Information


There is step-free access available to all areas of Business Vision LIVE. Disabled parking spaces are available upon request, please contact Izzy Bryant to arrange. Disabled toilets are available in the Maidstone Hall.


your badge barcode will be scanned upon entry to the event and any seminars you attend. The QR code may be scanned by exhibitors in the Exhibition Area. We ask all visitors to NOT actively sell or promote their own products or services to exhibiting companies or other visitors while visiting the event.

First Aid

The first aid point is situated in the Organiser’s Office, within the John Hendry Pavilion.

Have a Question?

Please visit the Information Desk at Registration, the Organiser’s Office situated in the John Hendry Pavilion or ask a member of staff will be happy to help.

Phone/Laptop Charging

We do not have any laptop or phone chargers available onsite so please remember to fully charge your devices.


Toilets, including disabled toilets are located in the John Hendry pavilion.


Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided by the venue, no password required but is only suitable for browsing purposes.

The Kent Event Centre

For more information about facilities available at the Kent Event Centre please see here.