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Our first ever Medway Business and Skills Showcase event takes place on Wednesday 10 April 2024 at MidKent College.

You'll have the opportunity to:

  • promote and exhibit your business
  • learn about new opportunities and skills that can boost your business
  • network with and be inspired by other businesses and their journeys to success.

The free event will showcase and celebrate businesses in Medway with an agenda full of resources and information useful for any business, whether you’re just starting out or looking to develop your business and skillset.

Design art students at MidKent College were challenged with creating the logo for the event.

Find out more about the selected logo for the Medway Business and Skills Showcase.

The schedule

The showcase will include:

  • informative talks from a number of business experts
  • drop-in advice sessions
  • business exhibition
  • networking and entertainment.

Find out more about the speakers at the event.

Agenda for the day

  • 8.30am to 9.30am: Registration and complimentary refreshments
  • 9.30am: Welcome
  • 9.45am to 10.30am: Gen Z workforce: How to enable young professionals to thrive
  • 10.30am to 11.15am: Growing your business in Medway: a panel discussion
  • 11.30am to midday: Getting the most out of AI for your business
  • 12pm to 2pm: Lunch (sessions will continue)
  • 12.15pm to 1pm: Influencing careers education
  • 1.15pm to 1.45pm: Boosting your workforce panel
  • 2pm to 2.30pm: How to have fun at work
  • 2.45pm to 3.15pm: A new approach to create outstanding leadership and workplace culture
  • 3.15pm to 4.15pm: Entertainment and drinks networking.

How to book

You can reserve your space using our Eventbrite booking form. 

You can:

  • reserve your space
  • book on to our sessions running throughout the day.

Book a place on the Medway Business and Skills Showcase

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With over 14,000 businesses and an economy worth £5.9 billion, Medway prides itself on being one of the most promising growth areas in the south-east.

It’s an incredibly exciting time for growing businesses and this free event is available to all businesses across Medway and Kent.

On the day

Please make sure you have your e-ticket available on your mobile when arriving.

You should aim to arrive between 8.30am and 9am for a 9.30am start to register.

Before the showcase opens you can enjoy some refreshments, meet exhibitors and other attendees.

Parking at the venue

Parking will be available in the visitor car park at MidKent College and surrounding public car parks.

More details on parking and public transport will be added soon.

Our sponsors

We’re proud to have the following businesses and organisations as our sponsors for the showcase:

  • Kent Online
  • Multiply (Skills for Life)
  • Careers and Enterprise Company
  • Build
  • Think it Simple Ltd.

Stay-in touch

If you have any queries about Medway Business and Skills Showcase, please email businessandskills@medway.gov.uk.

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