Events

21st
Nov 2017
Food & Drink Cross-Border Event & Food Matters Live!
Copper Rivet Distillery, ME4 4LP

We would like to invite SMEs in this sector to express their interest in attending this FREE Cross-Border Innovation Pathway Event – a 2-day programme taking place on 21 & 22 November 2017 which will include FREE entry and Meet the Buyer sessions at Food...

Intended for: SMEs in the Agri-Food sector in Kent, East & West Flanders, Hauts-de-France, and the SW of the Netherlands
12th
Oct 2017

Virtual & Augumented Reality and video technologies are rapidly developing and it is expected that they will have dramatic impacts by leading to the creation of new industries, new ways of communicating and working, and of course new ways of doing business both in local and international...

Intended for: Kent SMEs in the Digital & Creative sector
28th
Sep 2017

Do you want to expand your business abroad ? Do you want to know more about how you can do this and the support available?

Vivalley invites you to the breakfast session entitled 'How to Expand Internationally' on Thursday, 28 September from 9:00am to 10:00am at the Liévin Arena Stade...

Intended for: SMEs in Hauts-de-France with an interest in international trade
21st
Sep 2017

The event programne for Thursday, September 21, 2017:

Intended for: SMEs in the Hauts-de-France region
19th
Sep 2017
The Big Refresh – Entrepreneurship made easier with Blockchain
Voka - Kamer Van Koophandel Oost-Vlaanderen (Voka Box), 9000

10.00am - 12.00pm

Ready for 'The Big Refresh'? On Tuesday 19th September, we offer a day full of activities and info sessions around different themes. One of these sessions is around blockchain.

Blockchain features will make taking and implementing initiatives easier. ...

Intended for: SMEs in East Flanders
5th
Jul 2017

Come along to this free event about the French, Belgium and Dutch markets which is being run in partnership with Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce. 

Intended for: Kent-based food & drink companies wishing to do business in mainland Europe
21st
Jun 2017
Internet of Things in Healthcare
AZ Sint-Jan (auditorium), 8000

The internet has had an incredible impact upon society in recent decades. Today, further changes are taking place due to the 'Internet of Things' (IoT); connected devices and sensors that can gather a range of information. The IoT is also having an impact upon health & social care thanks to...

Intended for: Flemish companies interested in finding more about the 'Internet of Things' in the health care sector
13th
Jun 2017
Internet of Things in Food
Flanders House of Food (Huis van de Voeding), 8800

"Internet or Things" (IoT) is all about how everyday devices can be connected to the internet to provide information about their activity and their environment. IoT will have a big impact upon everyday life, the economy and businesses. IoT is now becoming a reality but due to its rapid...

Intended for: Flemish companies in the agri-food sector interested in finding out more about the Internet of Things.
12th
Jun 2017

What does cross-border cooperation look like? City of Imagineers and Stichting Innovatiehuis organize a Business Booster on Monday June 12 on international collaboration especially for creative entrepreneurs. 

Intended for: SMEs in the creative sector in the SW of the Netherlands
9th
Jun 2017
Introduction to ISE Project at ZC Live
Ashford International Hotel, TN24 8UX

Come along to the ZC Live event on 9 June and hear about how the ISE project can help your company to do business in mainland Europe. We will be providing a short overview of the project and the free support available for your business including...

Intended for: Kent businesses interested in doing business in mainland Europe
9th
Jun 2017

3D printing innovations are developing in a faster pace than ever. 3D printing offers companies numerous possibilities, like design, maintenance and product development. In short, 3D printing creates new business opportunities for SME entrepreneurs!

Intended for: SMEs in the SW of the Netherlands with an interest in 3D printing applications
24th
May 2017

How can I do business overseas?

How can I adapt & develop my products for international markets?

How can I identify business opportunities in mainland Europe?

Intended for: Kent-based SMEs interested in international markets
17th
May 2017
Techland17 - Smart Collaboration on Innovation
Bezoekerscentrum Havenbedrijf, 9000

On May 17, Voka invites companies with an interest in innovation, cooperation and renewable energy for an extraordinary community event: Techland17.

Companies from all over Flanders will meet in the port of Ghent to 'learn from and with each other'. The modular program allows you to...

Intended for: SMEs in Flanders
5th
Apr 2017

On April 5th the Biobased Delta Natural Fibertastic is organised. Theme of the day is Natural fiber application developments in several sectors with the focus on thermoplastic composites.

Intended for: SMEs in the SW of the Netherlands.

Want to find out about the latest developments in the field of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)? Wondering what these developments mean for your business and what business opportunities they can offer? Join our event on March 27th...

Intended for: SMEs in the SW of the Netherlands
9th
Feb 2017
Creative Sector - Innovation Taster Session
Maidstone Studios, ME14 5NZ

Digital & Creative companies in Kent are invited to join us at Maidstone Studios’ American Diner to hear about what you could do to sell your services in mainland Europe

Why attend?

Intended for: Kent companies in the digital and creative industries with an interest in international trade
8th
Feb 2017
ISE Taster Session: Focus on France
Mairie de Calais, 62107

Kent companies are invited to attend this all day free event in Calais to find out more about adapting products, services and business processes for the French market

Why attend?

Intended for: Kent companies interested in doing business in France
2nd
Dec 2016
Intended for: SMEs in West Flanders
2nd
Nov 2016
ISE Project Launch Event - SW of the Netherlands
Biobase Europe Training Center, 4538 CA

During this event regional innovative companies are connected with large process companies such as BasF, DOW and Zeeland refinery.

Intended for: SMEs in the SW of the Netherlands
1st
Nov 2016
Innovation in the Food & Drink Sector
Leas Cliff Hall, CT20 2DZ

Kent companies are invited to our free event to find out more about innovation & internationalisation in the food & drink sector. 

The event runs from 10.00 to 13.30.

Why attend?

Intended for: Food & drink SMEs in Kent and its partner regions and those supplying into or working with the agri-food sector which are keen to innovate and to develop their international trade activities.