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Customer Success | University of Kent

By Emily Wright | 31st January 2019

Located in the historic city of Canterbury is the University of Kent. With over 20,000 students and more than 5,500 being residential, the university has invested over £120 million in their accommodation in recent years, positioning them as one of the largest residential campuses in the UK. They have achieved numerous awards and recognition within…

Introducing our new Innovation Director – Lee Rawlinson

By Emily Wright | 28th January 2019

Some of you may be familiar with the name ‘Lee Rawlinson.‘ Lee is a well-known and highly respected individual in the Higher Education sector. In 2012, Lee joined the University of Liverpool as the Head of Accommodation. As a senior member of the Residential Services Management team, Lee was responsible for the University’s accommodation offering…

Maximizing space utilization with classroom integrations

By Emily Wright | 17th January 2019

When organizing an event, one of the most important factors a conferencing department must keep track of is available space. So how can you make sure that your department is managing rooms and space availability in the best possible way?

Kinetic Win at the Event Technology Awards 2018

By Emily Wright | 12th November 2018

On 7th November we attended the Event Technology Live 2018 Conference hosted at The Old Truman Brewery, once home to London’s largest brewery which now holds numerous events from conferences and trade shows, dinners and exhibitions to fashion shows and much more. With over 2,000 attendees and more than 50 educational sessions about the latest event technology, Event Tech…

The Kinetic User Forum 2018

By Emily Wright | 6th November 2018

In October we opened the doors to the Kinetic User Forum 2018. The 3-day event welcomed over 250 university and event professionals to Warwick Conferences. This year’s event explored a variety of thought provoking sessions from industry leaders covering topics on student accommodation, health, well-being and mindset, and the impact of the commercial sector.

Check out our latest release – Kx2018

By Emily Wright | 5th November 2018

In 2018, our focus was to ‘give customers control’. We wanted you to have the ability and independence to tailor your Kx experience by offering more access and enable you to take full ownership of reporting and templates. With the latest version of Kx, this is exactly what we’ve done!

The Influence of Private Property Providers

By Ksenia Molodych | 29th October 2018

Kinetic were recently selected to represent ‘Technology in Higher Education’ at the Parliamentary Review. Our Managing Director, Rob Turner, had the opportunity to describe the impact and opportunities from three key developments within the higher education industry to senior MPs, namely the increasing focus on the entire student experience, the demand for strategic revenue generation…

See you in Orlando!

By Emily Wright | 12th October 2018

Only two weeks left till C3X conference hosted by National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS) in Orlando. The C3X is hosted annually with the aim to bring together over 700 higher education institutions and nearly 200 NACAS business partners to share their experience on how the modern auxiliary services enrich the campus lives. This…

Is Repeat Business Always Good Business For University Conferencing Departments?

By Laura Lafferty | 21st August 2018

Part of the Kx eBook: The One Simple Task Every Conference Department Should Do To Increase Revenue (& Why You Should Start Doing It Right Now)  Based on our own research, repeat business bookings for summer conferences typically range between 70-80% from year to year. With many conference departments operating as self-sustaining, that figure represents a…

How to increase your efficiency with financial system integrations

By Emily Wright | 16th August 2018

Find out more about the financial integrations with Kx systems in our free ebook. The finance department is a huge part of every university (and every business for that matter). Rarely do they just report numbers but often are a key stakeholder in any decision-making process. However, we know that the finance team can often…

Benefits of software integrations

By Emily Wright | 16th August 2018

To find out more about the software integrations with Kx sytems download our free ebook. Universities are constantly facing decisions over whether to invest into new technologies. On average, companies use 7 to 10 applications for various business purposes. The usual path would be buying several cheaper licences from various software companies as it seems…

How Conferencing Departments Can Retain Customers and Influence Change

By Laura Lafferty | 6th August 2018

Part of the Kx eBook: The One Simple Task Every Conference Department Should Do To Increase Revenue (& Why You Should Start Doing It Right Now)  We all know that conference operations play a large role in both helping to fund the academic programme of a university and, importantly, introducing potential new students to the…

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