Dawn Hudd

Head of Regeneration & Economic Development, Maidstone Borough Council

Before her role at MBC, Dawn spent eight years at Canterbury City Council rising to Deputy Head of Culture and Enterprise. 

Her previous roles were in the private sector, ten years in a Building Surveying company involved in major regeneration projects in and around London.

Dawn is a Chartered Manager and was elected to the board of the Institute of Economic Development in 2009, serving as Chair for two years in 2014.  


Session Details

Welcome to Maidstone: Development Opportunities in the Business Capital of Kent.

Clive Emson Building: 7.55am - 8.10am
Do you know why Maidstone is not only the County Town of Kent but the Business Capital of Kent?
Maidstone is strategically located in central Kent, with excellent transport links to local, regional, European and global markets.
Maidstone Borough Council has a strong commitment to economic development and regeneration and is taking a proactive approach to redevelopment. You will hear out about the opportunities for developers on Kent Medical Campus, which has Enterprise Zone status; Maidstone East Redevelopment; five opportunity sites in the town and new housing and leisure projects.

9.00am - 4.30pm

Networking Breakfast:
7.30am - 9.00am

Gala Dinner:
Reception 6.00pm
Dinner served 7.00pm

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