Charles Alexander Distribution, one of the UK’s leading promotional products distributor, is delighted to welcome its new Director of Operations, Chris Pitts.
The PAGE group hosted their annual conference, table top exhibition and awards dinner at Brandon Hall Hotel & Spa in Brandon, Coventry on Thursday 15th June 2017.
The Pen Warehouse are pleased to have been awarded Gold Supplier of the Year by the PAGE Partnership for the fifth year in a row.
On 7th February 2017, BIC Group confirmed the continuity of BIC Graphic’s business in Europe, Middle East and Africa, based on a new long-term sustainable business model.
LSI Netherlands BV, owner of the Peperami brand, TLC Marketing and Sense were crowned the big winners at The IPM Awards 2017, taking home the trophies for Brand Owner of the Year, Agency of the Year and the coveted Grand Prix Award respectively.
Brunel Trade Services has been acquired out of administration by Novercal, a sister company to Rose Calendars, a one-hundred-year-old market leading business with a proud heritage of designing, publishing and producing promotional calendars and diaries.
Merchandise World are delighted to announce that Recognition Express are endorsing the joint Merchandise World events being organised by the BPMA and Sourcing City at Stoneleigh in September 2017 and Silverstone in January 2018.
London May 2017: The Sourcing Team, leading industry specialists in ethical, sustainable and compliant global sourcing and procurement of promotional and marketing materials, has been awarded a Sustainable Leaders Award by EcoVadis in recognition of its sustainable excellence in its industry.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, (May 5, 2017) – Brandinc US today announced that it has been named one of the promotional products industry’s 2017 Greatest Companies To Work For by PPB (Promotional Products Business) magazine. PPB is the industry’s flagship publication published by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI; ppai.org), the not-for-profit association for more than 14,300 corporate member companies and more than 510,000 industry professionals who lead the $21 billion industry.
The BPMA held its first regional dinner in Glasgow on the 22nd June at the prestigious Glasgow, Corinthian Club, a first glass venue and entertainment centre. Suppliers and distributors networked and shared experiences together, some still playing on the roulette wheels till late into the evening.
FaberExposize, Europe’s largest printed fabric supplier has launched their brand-new UK operation in Leeds. FaberExposize already operates UK-based Northern Flags who are industry leaders in fabric printing. The group has operations across Europe and Asia with 9 POS production facilities including high capacity production hubs in Holland, Germany, Poland and Thailand.
With the General Election polling day, only two days away, SPS (EU) Limited hosted BBC 5 Live’s Marginal Mystery Tour on Tuesday 6th June. The 5 Live Drive programme covered all topics regarding the General Election 2017 and was aired nationwide between 4-7pm.
George Hill, a design student from Loughborough University is the winner of the BPMA student Design Competition 2017 with his Cat Selfie widget.
His design intrigued the judges with a novel way to create a cat selfie. Cat videos and photos are among the highest shared content on social media.
On Thursday 1st June 2017, Fluid Branding hosted their very first London Merchandise Show, from their London base in Stables Market, Camden, London.
For the third year running Senator Pens has scooped the ‘Encore Supplier of the Year’ award.
Voted on by Encore group members, the award was presented at the 2017 catalogue launch at the prestigious Whittlebury Park by Encore’s Diane Jaggard and received by Senator’s Key Account Manager, Emily Carpenter.
Sadly Paul Bimpson passed away on Saturday 20th May, after his battle against cancer.
Paul had been in the promotional industry for over 30 years, starting at Starline in his beloved Blackpool, then working at Bemrose, Umbrella Company and Raingear.
A UK promotional calendar manufacturer has scooped a gold award for ‘Most Original Wall Calendar’ in the recent 2017 World Calendar Awards held in America.
Redrok with offices in Plymouth and Exeter and JDR Branding in Birmingham.
The month of April saw BTC activewear staff members doing their bit for Charity.
Firstly, our Credit Manager, John Gallivan took on his 22nd consecutive London Marathon on Sun 23 Apr to raise funds for the charity Childline. John said, ‘The truth is that ,like so many charities, the need for funds is still as important as the first one completed back in 1996.The more funds raised means that more children in distress can have their phone calls answered at the first call. It really is as simple as that.’