Established Meets Emerging
On Wednesday 12th February, Luke is speaking at an event being held by Grow for It in East Kent. The event entitled Established Meets Emerging is being hosted by Level 39, at One Canada Square in Canary Wharf. They will be discussing how the success of Tech City can be replicated in the UK regions. Grow for It wish to promote East Kent as the next digital hotspot in the South East and encourage entrepreneurs to come to the region.
â€œHear how the success of Tech City can be replicated, and see the growth potential for start-ups in East Kent, where office rent is up to 80% cheaper than in London.â€
The morning event will take the format of a panel session, which is aimed at entrepreneurs. There will be a question and answer session that will revolve around starting and growing a creative and/or digital business in East Kent. Sleeping Giant Media is a fast-growing business on the so-called â€˜Creative Coastâ€™. We are proof that you donâ€™t have to be based in London to be successful. Luke is excited to take part and is proud to fly the flag for East Kent.
Aside from Luke, other panel members include:
- Eric van der Kleij, head of Level 39
- Charles Armstrong, founder of the Trampery
- Dale Murray CBE, angel investor
- Jude Ower, founder of Playmob
- Liam Gooding, founder of trak.io
- Paul Carter CBE, leader of Kent County Council
- Damian Collins MP, small business champion for the South East.
Grow For It in East Kent
The Grow for It campaign are marketing East Kent as the place to start or grow a business. Not only is office rent up to 80% cheaper than London, there are interest-free business loans available, we have a high-speed rail link to London, and itâ€™s a great place to live and work. If you want to learn more, there are still spaces available at the event, which is open to anyone who wishes to attend. Admission is free and you can register via Eventbrite.