The PPExpo (previously The Trade Only National Show) was held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry in January 2016. The organisers reported over 2,500 distributors visitors, and 300+ trade exhibitors. According to the EPPI Newsflash No. 256, this corresponds to 350 exhibitors in 2015.

The PPD Annual Awards Dinner was attended by 600 delegates. The Award Winners were: Supplier of the year 2016: BTC Activewear, followed by: and Pen Warehouse. The Distributor of the year 2016 was won by: Dowlis Corporate Solutions, followed by: Face2Face and AD Merchandise. The Best place to work was won by LSi. The Best free build stand was The Carole Group, and Best shell scheme stand: Pod Packaging. An award was also made for ‘Industry unsung Hero’. This was overwhelmingly won by Steve Samuels for his work to raise money for The Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

The 11th Promotional Product Expo will again be held at the Ricoh Arena on 25th and 26th of January 2017.