The Promotional Showcase Presents one of the best oppotunities to meet key suppliers of promotional products and services as it visits various venues throughout the UK.
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 conference was attended by PAGE members where Brian Hayward welcomed new members and addressed the well received, latest PAGE catalogue and other support facilities offered by PAGE.
Over 150 tickets already sold for the BPMA annual dinner. Have you booked yours? If last year was anything to go by, the atmosphere and excitement was tremendous. For more information book online.
Distributor and Supplier Purple Club members enjoyed a sunny afternoon at the Polo in the Park on Friday 9th June 2017 held at Hurlingham Park, Fulham, London. Not knowing the rules was hardly a distraction, as most time was spent at the bar!
Two more lucky visitors to the Promotional Showcase June events in High Wycombe and Elstree were winners in the Prize Draw that takes place at each event.
As of the end of May 2017 Staples Promotional Products Europe Ltd (the promotional products division of the American office item chain Staples), has been renamed as Marke Creative Merchandise Ltd.
Brunel Trade Services has been acquired out of administration by Novercal, a sister company to Rose Calendars who have a proud heritage of designing, publishing and producing promotional calendars and diaries.
Dynamic Highway is fast approaching the Beta Test Phase, and there are several major distributors enthusiastically in place to carry out the beta testing starting before the end of June.
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.
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.
Forty two of the industry’s top movers and shakers are registered for the annual Purple Club Industry Summit which will take place on Tuesday 27th June 2017 at the Cricklade House Hotel & Spa in The Cotswolds. It is not too late to come along, so please register as below.
Altitude Group plc (incorporating Customer Focus) have announced the acquisition of certain assets of AdProducts.com Limited and the £3.7m placing of 6,191,669 new and existing Ordinary Shares to ensure flexibility in funding Channl.com.
Altitude Group plc (incorporating Customer Focus) have announced their unaudited preliminary results for the year ending 31st December 2016.
The PSI Sustainability Awards, sponsored by PromoAlliance cover the three pillars of sustainability: economy, environment and social impact – and as a Purple Club Member you can enter at the PSI Member Rates.
Reports have been received that Norfolk based Abbeygate PVC Products, and sister company Prism Print & Promotions have ceased trading. Attempts to contact either company by telephone has resulted in reaching an answerphone.
The UK’s largest promotional merchandise distributor, Brand Addition is to be sold for £60m. The American private equity house HIG Capital is expected to complete the deal this week, selling the business to rival Elysian Capital and the company’s management.
Crystal Galleries has today acquired the assets and customer list of Rowton Crystal who went into administration last week. The move strengthens Crystal Galleries position as the UK’s leading supplier of glass and crystal gifts and awards to the promotional gift industry.
The rolling evolvement of Promotional Office Software; to constantly improve and maximize it’s performance at no extra charge, delivered extra features last week for the 58 distributor and supplier companies currently using Promotional Office.
Gordon Glenister, Director General of the BPMA is the guest speaker on a FREE webinar hosted by the Institute of Promotional Marketing (The IPM) which covers promotional merchandise and how to work with accredited distributors.