Kent Business School is supporting small businesses in the south east through sponsorship of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Celebration of Small Business Awards.
FSB’s Celebrating Small Business Awards is the largest event of its kind in the small business calendar. On average over 8000 small businesses register and enter the awards programme.
Kent Business School is sponsoring the Young Entrepreneur of the Year category in the South East region. The winner will go forward to the national finals.
Development Manager at the FSB, Tim Aker, said: “We are delighted to have the support and sponsorship from the Kent Business School for the FSB Awards in the Southeast. The Kent Business School is an asset to the business community in Kent and this generous sponsorship demonstrates their sound commitment to SMEs in Kent and Medway.”
Dean of Kent Business School, Professor Marian Garcia, said: “As a School, we are committed to supporting small businesses which play such a vital role in the economic prosperity of our region and country. We are looking forward to celebrating the amazing contribution that small businesses play and are delighted to support the Celebration of Small Business Awards, particularly in the category of Young Entrepreneur which aligns with our work supporting responsible enterprise and start-up. Good luck to all the entrants!”
The awards final will take place on Friday 25 March.
FSB is the UK’s biggest business membership organisation supporting the UK’s 5.9 million small businesses and self-employed, who make up more than 99 per cent of all private sector businesses. Kent Business School is an accredited member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools and holds the Small Business Charter in recognition of its commitment to support small business.
Kent Business School and the FSB are partners in the organisation of the Kent and Medway Business Summit, now being held in April, alongside the Institute of Directors and Locate in Kent. To book tickets for the Summit in April click here https://kenthospitality.kent.ac.uk/Register/registerforKBSSummit2022
A pre-Summit business briefing will be held on January 14 featuring the Bank of England’s latest economic predictions, Thames Estuary envoy, Kate Willard OBE, and KCC talking about its plans for sustainable economic growth’. To register for the free virtual event chaired by Emma Liddiard, a member of the Locate in Kent Board and former chair of the IoD Kent.from 10am-11.50am on Friday 14 January click here https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2_ajRJn0Tr2EuxbnyAb7mw