Back by popular demand!
Ethical Trading within the supply chain not only applies to the Far East but Europe and the UK too. This seminar will demystify the practicalities of Ethical Trading, providing you with ideas and strategies to help you deliver promotional product with ethical “proof” throughout the supply chain.

– What is ethical trading?
– Is my factory data secure?
– Who is responsible for auditing?
– Are you supplying EU regulated products?

If you would you like the answers?join this exclusive half day seminar.  

Date: Wednesday 18th April 2012
Time: 1pm – 5pm
Venue: bpma, 52-53 Russell Square, London, WC1B 4HP
Cost: ?70+vat 1st bpma member delegate, ?59+vat – 2nd bpma member delegate
publishon Members Welcome: ?129+vat 1st delegate, ?99+vat 2nd delegate


1.00pm – Welcome Lunch & publishetworking

1.45pm – Speaker: Gordon Glenister, Director General, BPMA

2.00pm –  Guest Speaker Mathieu Labasse – Asia Inspection
Securing your supply chain for the European market.
The importance of Product Conformity and Safety
What can happen when product does not comply?
What you need to do to supply product that conforms with best practices and physical examples of product gone wrong.

2.35pm – Guest Speaker – Tom Smith – Sedex, “Going beyond the tick box exercise. The business case for addressing ethical risk in the supply chain”

3.20pm – Afternoon Break

3.35pm – Guest Speaker – Frances Goodwin – Tesco, “The client perspective – The importance of product conformity & ethical trading”

4.00pm – Workshop Session. How can suppliers & distributors work together to supply “ethical proof”? plus other questions & topics discussed throughout the day.

5.00pm – Event Close

For further information, please contact Daniela Arena at the bpma
Tel: 020 7631 6960

“It was very useful to get a broad cross section of our industry sharing their thoughts and ideas on this ever-increasingly important subject” BTC Group.

“An excellent afternoon, absolutely worth the time out of the office – all bpma members should attend this seminar, we all need to take responsibility for what we are sourcing” Tomato Source

“A great value for money, well presented informative seminar day, lots of brilliant ideas given” Sharon Lee

Other Product Conformity & Ethical Trading seminar delegates include Dowlis, Merchandise Mania, Bagco, Everything Environmental, Brand Addition, Will International, 4imprint Direct, High Profile, The Carole Group, Desktop Ideas, Willsmer Wagg, Arcadia Corporate Merchandise, Brandinc and many more.