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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Outstanding Branding Impresses Crowds at its NYC Launch Party to over 300 End Buyers

New York City, New York – Outstanding Branding, after opening its US office in New York City last October, is quickly becoming one of the most premier promotional merchandise distributor companies around the globe. On Wednesday, February 8, #teamOB USA showed off their promotional pizzazz as it hosted a NYC Launch Party and Happy Hour in its 300 Park Avenue office.

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Goldstar Expands In France and Germany

Goldstar Europe has recruited two new sales managers for the French and German markets.

Zaklina Camus has joined Goldstar’s French team as Area Manager. Having previously worked with Listawood Ltd, Zaklina brings over nine years of valuable experience within the promotional products market to Goldstar.

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PPE show replaced by new event – Resellex

On the 26th January 2017 Customer Focus announced that the Promotional Products Expo (PPE – Formerly the Trade Only National Show) is to close after the final show in January 2017.

It was further announced that a new event, Resellex ( would emerge in 2018. At present no firm date or venue has been announced, although it is planned to be held at around the same time next year. The new venue will require a theatre to seat around 600 to 700 people.

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Premier Print & Promotions Acquires Blueprint

This acquisition further enhances Premier’s position in the UK’s promotional goods industry, contributing to the company’s future growth and performance

Feering, Essex – February 1, 2017 – Premier Print & Promotions Ltd., one of the UK’s largest distributors of promotional products, are pleased to announce the acquisition of Blueprint Promotional Products Ltd. in Nottingham for an undisclosed sum. Blueprint will continue to trade under the umbrella group of Premier companies.

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Viv Blumfield hangs up her promotional hat!

After 38 years of supplying branded merchandise, Viv Blumfield is finally hanging up her ‘promotional’ hat and retiring from the industry.

Viv was on the distributor side of the business for the first 30 years, running The Regency Collection, which she sold to Dowlis, and subsequently became Managing Director of that company.

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