The PPAI Expo Earns Top Honors

Trade Show Executive Gold 100, IAEE Certified Exhibition

IRVING, Texas (October 26, 2017) – The PPAI Expo, the promotional products industry’s largest and longest-running trade show presented by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI;, has earned the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Certified Exhibition designation, and is one of only 27 trade shows to meet the IAEE gold standard. Expo was also recognized in the September issue of Trade Show Executive magazine as the 52nd largest trade show in North America in its Gold 100 for 2016. It has been ranked in the top tier of the Gold 100 every year since the list’s inception in 2007.

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Mantis World Joins Prince of Wales Mission for Sustainable Cotton – and then betters it

Press Release

Washington D.C, October 2018

Justin Mundy, the Director of the Prince’s Charities’ International Sustainability Unit (ISU), announces that 36 brands and retailers have now signed up to the Sustainable Cotton Communiqué and so pledged that, by 2025, 100% of the cotton they use will come from sustainable sources. Mantis World, thus far the only representative of the Printwear industry, stands alongside some of the world’s most renowned brands and retailers including Burberry, H&M, Adidas, M&S, and Timberland in joining this commitment.

This announcement was made at the annual Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference in Washington DC, where over 500 textile and apparel leaders came together to discuss the most important sustainability issues facing the industry.

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TKG riding high on the success of new adventures

Having established itself as a leading branded golf gifts supplier, TKG Europe is celebrating the successful 2017 launch of a popular non-golf range.
AND away from TKG HQ in East Yorkshire, two team members have been achieving personal highs and raising vital funds for a lifesaving charity.

Proud of their TRADE-ONLY ethos and high level of customer service, earlier this year the TKG team revealed its first non-golf branded gift range – and it’s proving to be a huge hit!

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Merchandise Agency Expands Sports Client Roster, EMEA Offerings With UK Acquisition

Woodinville, Wash– October 3, 2017 – Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, LLC (BDA), the premier Merchandise Agency™ serving Fortune 1000 companies worldwide and the leading provider to the sports and entertainment industries, today announced that it has acquired the UK’s leading provider of specialist sports merchandise, Sports Merchandise Global (SMG).

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PromoNet Releases ProMart 3.0 Explainer Video

There are only 11 days left of our ProMart 3.0 September Launch Offer.  We have had a full calendar for the past 3 weeks doing demos for prospective clients. If you were one of them then you are locked into this offer and can order anytime till the end of October for the discount to apply.

If you are not one of them then what are you waiting for? Contact us for a Demo on +44 1795 857 804 or email us at

So you can get an overview of what ProMart can do before that demo we have created a short video to showcase some of the features on offer…

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Statement from the BPMA – Dukes Global

Dukes Global Ltd, a long-established London based distributor, were placed into administration on Friday 1st September 2017 by Leonard & Curtis in London (AJ Duncan and AD Cadwallender). On Monday 4th September 2017 at 10:56am the company and assets were purchased by Bensussen Deutsch & Associates Ltd (BDA). The sale specifically excluded the shares held in subsidiaries, cash at bank and book debts.

Following the demise of Dukes Global Ltd, the BPMA has been working very hard to pull together the facts as well as to put urgent steps in place to try and support the affected suppliers.

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PromoNet September 2017 ProMart 3.0 Introductory Offer

Fast, Intuitive, Order and CRM System for the Promotional Merchandise Industry.

We have developed a system that is well designed, intuitive, saves time and helps generate sales and are launching version 3 in September 2017

To promote this release we are offering a double discount, so get signed up this month!

Signups in the month of September 2017 will receive:

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David Tauber Passes Away

We are sad to hear of the passing away of David Tauber after a battle with cancer. Many will have known David from Totnoll Promotions, which he started in 1977 and then sold 20 years later.

David was fascinated with the Apple Mac in the mid 80’s and recognised its leading-edge capabilities.

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Celly’s mobile device accessories are now available to the promotional market

PF Concept introduces Celly’s complete ‘Smart’ portfolio of Care, Use, Charge and Audio accessories which enhance usability and protection of smartphones, tablets and more.

Roelofarendsveen, 10 April 2017 – Demand for smartphone, tablet and other mobile device accessories remains as high as ever, with people everywhere wanting to enjoy the best performance, convenience and looks, while protecting their valuable devices from damage. PF Concept is expanding its already broad offering in this sector with the introduction of an exclusive B2B partnership in Europe with Celly, an established retail brand distinguished by its Italian styling and quality performance.

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Micromarketing Ltd Sponsor Witney’s 6th Annual Beer Festival 2017

Event Date: April 29th 2017 – St Mary’s Church, Witney.

Oxfordshire, January 2017

Micromarketing Ltd, a Promotional Product Agency who work with private, public and not-for-profit organisations in the UK supplying corporate branded gifts, bespoke promotional products and high-quality merchandise, are proud to be sponsoring The Round Table’s 6th Annual Witney Beer Festival on April 29th. The event will take place in Witney’s beautiful Grade 1 listed building, St. Mary’s Church. Doors open at midday and the festival is over when the beer sells out.

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BPMA regional events gathering momentum

The BPMA regional events being held across the country in March and April are gathering pace as many members are now signing up.

Gordon Glenister commented “ We want to provide in one day so much content on best practice around compliance and service level standards  – a constant challenge for our industry.  We have produced guides from both our legal partners at Croners and Intertek on product safety.  Each event will have 3 keynote speakers. 

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