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Kent Construction Expo will showcase industry trends

More than 2,000 construction professionals are expected to attend this year’s Kent Construction Expo, which will be held on 5 October.

The annual event, which takes place at the Kent Event Centre just outside Maidstone, offers a day of networking and learning aimed at everyone in the industry from contractors to architects, planners to surveyors.

Suppliers and solution providers will showcase the latest technologies in two packed exhibition halls.

The speaker programme features keynotes and practical workshops, providing the inside scoop on major infrastructure projects in Kent and the south east, as well as new industry developments.

Among the topics and sector trends that will feature this year are: 

  • major infrastructure developments in Kent and the south east; 
  • renewable energy designs and ESG;
  • mental health awareness;
  • circular construction; and
  • regulatory changes.

Four free seminars are provided by South East Consortium, the procurement and public sector housing specialist, at its Bid Better Theatre. 

These sessions are designed to help improve bidding strategy for anyone looking to access more public sector work, enabling them to improve the quality of submissions, understand regulations in greater detail or gain in-depth knowledge of the public sector buying process.

Elsewhere, the Meet the Buyer event is an opportunity to put your business in front of leading contractors, suppliers and government departments. The appointment booking platform will launch soon.

Other events include: the Big Networking Breakfast, which is set to celebrate collaboration within the sector – with a cooked English breakfast included. At the other end of the day the drinks reception and gala dinner offer further opportunities for teams or clients to network and celebrate.

Kent Construction Expo is produced by Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce and organised by Revolution Events. To register for a free place, or to find out more information, visit:

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