Kent firm All the Fun of the Children's Fair chosen to boost business at Conservative Party conference
A fledgling Kent business will be getting some high-profile
exposure next month.
Folkestone-based All the Fun of the Children’s Fair has been
chosen as one of 12 UK firms to showcase their business at the
Conservative Party conference in Birmingham.
The Start-Up competition attracted entrants from across the
country. The 12 finalists will get the chance to talk about their
business in front of delegates, national media, company
representatives and senior Conservative politicians.
Event organisers All the Fun of the Children’s Fair was launched
in May of this year. It caters for businesses related to children,
from bouncy castle companies to party entertainers.
Mum Kay McLoughlin was one of the business’s founders. She said:
“We entered the Start-Up competition because we viewed it as a
wonderful opportunity for our business idea to gain exposure,
credibility and contacts to assist us in making All the Fun of the
Children’s Fair a viable proposition.”
The Start-Up competition is supported by a number of blue chip
companies, including Fujitsu, Inmarsat and the British Venture
Prime Minister David Cameron (pictured above), who launched the
competition, said: “I want to encourage businesses to create and
innovate, to invest and grow, to develop and break boundaries.
"That is why I’m proud that the Conservative Party is once again
showcasing the best of British innovation and
Simon Blagden, of Fujitsu UK&Ireland, said: “The 12
finalists share some common qualities - they are motivated and
optimistic people with an innovative approach and a strong
understanding of the marketplace they are targeting.
"What I found particularly encouraging, however, is that
both the quantity and quality of this year's entrants demonstrate
that despite the difficult economic landscape there are still real
opportunities for start-up companies to play a significant role in
The Conservative Party conference runs from October 7-October
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