Kent & Medway Manufacturing Focus Group (KMFG)

Pictures may be taken at this event. If you do not wish your picture to be taken, please let us know ahead of the event.

Bookings will remain open until the event itself, but please note that if you book with less than 24 hours to go, your name won’t be on the “Signing in Sheet” and you won’t have a “Name Badge” on arrival.

Kent & Medway Manufacturing Focus Group (KMFG) is a networking and business group for Manufacturing & Engineering organisations across Kent and Medway offering a unique access to peers and colleagues, sector specific information, advice and support.

The group meets every last Wednesday of the month, either in person or online, see our website for details of future events

KMFG is open to all organisations operating or directly supporting the Manufacturing and Engineering sector in Kent & Medway, whether they are chamber members or not.

Join us for our January in-person KMFG.

Hempstead House Hotel & Spa, Sittingbourne


Lunch will be provided on arrival with tea and coffee as well as the opportunity to network with other local business representatives before our keynote speakers.

KMFG will enable the Manufacturing & Engineering sector to influence in a more concerted way the different agenda’s that are key to business growth and success.

This months guest speaker:

Ian Henderson, Business Development, London & South East, Manufacturing Technology Centre

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was established in 2010 as an independent Research & Technology Organisation (RTO) with the objective of bridging the gap between academia and industry.  It represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing.

Over time their role has increased to cover not only R&D but also Training, Advanced Manufacturing Management and Factory Design.

Ian has held Senior Business Positions within global Engineering, Technology & Solution focused companies, working closely with Design & Engineering functions.  He has experience of global business contracts concluded & executed in UK, Europe, Asia & USA withing several Market Sectors including: Semiconductor, Photovoltaic and Additive Manufacture.

Education:  University of Portsmouth: MA – Marketing & Sales Management / C&G London Institute : Licentiateship of Mech Eng (LCGI):

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