Headline Sponsor

Ashford Borough Council

Headline sponsors Ashford Borough Council has a Health and Wellbeing Board which was set up following central government reforms. With health professionals and expert officers working together, the board offers a fresh look at the way health and wellbeing of residents is observed and measured.


C3 Collaborating For Health

Leading charity C3 Collaborating for Health believes health is about more than just healthcare. It brings together policy-makers, businesses, government, teachers, experts and more to design ways to make it easier to improve long-term wellbeing.


Kent County Council

KCC works with partners to support the local economy by offering funding opportunities and has already granted £42 million worth of interest free loans to local businesses. It is now also jointly responsible for public health, helping to improve the general health of everyone living in the county, especially those who find it difficult to stay healthy.


Wellbeing People

With more than a decade’s experience in the health and wellbeing sector, Wellbeing People strive to empower organisations, communities and individuals to make positive choices around their health and wellbeing.


Pillory Barn

Pillory Barn is an integrated agency which has been active in Kent since 1993 – working with companies across a variety of sectors including corporate and commercial, charity, the arts and more – it has been supporting The Wellbeing Symposium since its inception six years ago.


Mytime Active

Since 2005 Mytime Active has delivered services for over 20 local authorities, with community programmes encompassing sport and leisure, health and wellbeing and more, the award-winning company is partner to national grant-making organisations and is supported by professional central services.


Mars Petcare UK

From cardiovascular health and mobility, to stress reduction and mental wellbeing, studies show that pets can support healthier and more sociable lives. Mars Petcare has been investing in ground-breaking research into the nutrition and health of pets and their impact on our lives for more than 50 years. Through the knowledge they generate in collaboration with academic experts round the world, researchers at their global science centre, the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition, help us to realise our vision of a better world for pets because we recognise the benefits pets bring to society.


Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce

The Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce is a membership organisation which provides a full range of business support services, ranging from networking, international trade, business support to representation. Their aims are to build and support an environment that is conducive to business growth and enterprise. With over 1,200 members, the chamber have a growing reputation as one of the most proactive and successful accredited chambers in the South East.



Neyber is an award-winning financial wellbeing provider that helps UK employees to be better with their money. They partner with employers to support their workforce’s financial wellbeing with access to affordable, salary-deducted loans and financial education insights, with a vision to build a community of employees who can confidently deal with money and have access to fairer finance when they need it.

Community Sponsor

Golding Homes

For the sixth consecutive year Golding Homes is sponsor of The Wellbeing Symposium. The innovative housing association strives to build sustainable communities through an innovative development programme, the partnership sees Golding Homes promote a healthier life at home, work and in the wider community.

Awards Sponsor

Maximus UK

MAXIMUS have been delivering healthcare and employment services in the UK since 2008. Our UK businesses include Remploy, which provides employment support for disabled people; Health Management Ltd, which is a leading provider of occupational health services; Revitalised, a digital healthcare technology company and Centre for Health and Disability Assessments, which is responsible for the delivery of assessments on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions.

Awards Sponsor

KIMS Hospital

KIMS Hospital is the county’s largest independent hospital and is focussed on delivering the highest standard of patient care. Since opening in 2014, KIMS Hospital has worked closely with the local community to ensure that the health services meet the needs of people living in Kent, both private and NHS patients.

Event Sponsor

Q Hotels

Q Hotels’ Ashford International Hotel hosts The Wellbeing Symposium for the first time. The four-star hotel boasts an idyllic location. With fantastic facilities, rooms and a spa offering a range of treatments – including traditional massages, facials and reflexology – you can relax and unwind after your day at the symposium.