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What is trending in events in 2024

Eventbrite has released its annual trend forecasting guide and here’s what we have found out for trends that eventgoers are going crazy for! The year of adventure Eventgoers desire an adventurous experience where they can try new things, explore new ventures and places as well as meet new people. With this sense of adventure, 62%Continue reading

5 Top Tips for running an event…

Planning an event can be a very rewarding experience when everything comes together. However, the process can be somewhat challenging at points. So here at the Kent Event Centre, we have thought of our 5 best tips to help your process go as smoothly as possible. This might seem like a silly starting point, however,Continue reading

We are hiring!

Job Title:                              Pro-active Sales Executive – Conference & Events Reporting To:                     Kent Event Centre Team Leader Basis:                                    Full time/flexible over 5 days (to be discussed at interview) Working Hours:                37.5 hours per week, evening and weekend working will be required. Location:                             Kent Showground/Remote working/Field based Salary:                                  Dependant on experience The Kent Event CentreContinue reading

Shaun In The Heart of Kent

This year we are extremely proud sponsors of the Shaun the Sheep in the Heart of Kent trail brought to you by the Heart of Kent Hospice and Wild in Art. Shaun the Sheep in the Heart of Kent is an exciting free art trail that will boast 50 large individually decorated Shaun the SheepContinue reading

Exciting Updates Around the Showground!

Despite a busy winter at the Kent Event Centre, our hard-working Groundsteam have managed to fit in a lot of maintenance work around the showground over recent months, working to improve the site for all our current and future events. We are excited to announce that the John Hendry Pavilion has had new flooring andContinue reading

Business Awards Kent 2023

Last week we celebrated a very special evening at the Kent Business Awards 2023. This year, the Kent County Agricultural Society presented three very deserving awards to people within the agricultural sector.

Beautiful South Awards

It is an exciting time for the Kent Events Centre as we have made it to the Beautiful South Tourism Awards finals.

Business Awards Kent 2023

On the 29th of November Kent Events Centre is a proud host and sponsor, alongside MHA of Kent Business Awards. With all new awards dedicated to Agriculture! With the Awards now in their tenth year in Kent, it keeps going from strength to strength.

How Conferences Will Continue in 2021

With the imminent easing of lockdown and the successful rollout of the vaccine, this article explores how conferences will be able to continue in 2021.

A discovery of trenches

The Kent Event Centre is home to over 200 acres of land and we’ve recently made some interesting discoveries in Stockings Wood.

Beautiful Bluebells in the sunshine

One of the favourite times of the year at the Kent Event Centre is April when our Murrain Wood bursts into life with a carpet of Bluebells.

Build It Live announces Kent show date for 2020

Visit Build It Live for inspirational ideas and the opportunity to meet our experts who can offer invaluable advice whether you are looking to renovate, build a new home or update your existing property.

Why our venue has become dementia friendly

Fifteen members of our event team took part in Dementia Friends training to understand dementia and find out what it is like living with the condition on a daily basis.

2018’s Summer of Concerts

Deputy Event Centre Manager, Ellie Nicholl reflects on hosting the Kent Event Centre’s largest ever single date concert.

How to be great at customer service

Good customer service is imperative in business. We all know it, but sadly some businesses aren’t very good at fulfilling it.