Encouraging Excellence

Zilver Designs won the Medway business awards a few years ago and now fresh as a daisy has reached the final 12. We wish Deb Tenant the best of luck and look forward to having another winner in our midst.

Startup Tips

There is a very useful article over on the Small Business Trends website. It contains 5 tips to get you going.

Head on over to Small Business Trends and take a look.

Hole in One?

Well not quite actually, but we did win the nearest the hole competition generously sponsored by the Marriott Tudor Park Hotel and Country Club at a recent Kent Invicta chamber golf day.

Following a £4 million programme, the hotel now boasts 120 newly renovated guestrooms, new lobby, business centre, 2 new restaurants, Mezzanine Bar with WIFI Access and of course that lovely golf course.

What a difference a year makes!

Fort Horsted Business Centre returned to the Kent 2020 show one year on from launch with a new website, logo, brand image and most importantly, new clients. Building on the success of our first year, we will be launching many new workshops during 2008 so watch this space. Many thanks to all who visited us on the day making it the most successful exhibition we have attended by far.

£1000 of free training*

Visit us at the Kent Total Business show at the Ramada hotel Maidstone on 1st February 2008, stand 223, for a chance to win your share of £1000 worth of free training. Full details of the event can be found at www.b2bkent.com.

*applies to selected workshops

Fashion comes to the Fort - London – Paris – Milan – Chatham

OK, we lied about Milan. October 25th saw six designers from the Mode Future project parade their designs on the longest cat walk in Kent. This European funded project is promoting new designers on both sides of the channel at major trade fairs but the outstanding star of the show was our Fort.

Two new tenants join our community

Area 9 - a new business start up, is offering much needed rehearsal and recording space to musicians in the Medway region. They have chosen the Fort because of its unique location and the soundproofing opportunities offered by walls over four feet thick.

Concept Conferences, an expanding business, has relocated to the Fort and is offering a personal service to clients who are looking for a professional solution when making arrangements for events large and small anywhere in the world.

Fort Horsted Training Academy opens its doors

The training academy is now open for business offering a range of both business and personal development workshops. The academy is also offering for hire the training and conferencing facilities in this truly unique venue.

Tenant moves in

Bamboo Business and Training Ltd has relocated to Fort Horsted as part of its two year strategy to support the Medway regeneration project.

Fort Horsted Buiness Centre Offical Launch - Press Release

“The Kent 20 / 20 Exhibition, on April 26th 2007, saw the beginning of the latest chapter in the long life of Fort Horsted in Chatham.

Under its current ownership the Fort is being developed into a business centre to provide a large number of affordable start-up and grow-on feeder units for businesses in the Medway area and the exhibition was the official launch date for the enterprise.

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