Premier Print & Promotions Ltd, a highly regarded promotional merchandise distributor based near Colchester in Essex, are delighted to have been presented with not one, but two awards at the national awards dinner during the Merchandise World event.


The first, The Briman Award, was collected by director Ryan Askew on behalf of the team in recognition of their support for British manufactured promotional products. Premier have long been advocates of UK made branded merchandise with their extensive range and hugely popular “Great British Promotional Show” held in London. The award was, of course, crafted in the UK using solid oak and aluminium. Ryan commented “What a brilliant accolade and recognition of the teams devotion and hard work over the last year”.


The second was the highly competitive and prestigious “Distributor of the Year” in the £2-5mil category as voted for by the supply chain. Competing with 3 other strong contenders Premier bagged the award in front of the 450 strong audience to resounding applause. MD, Jamie Marshall and Ryan Askew collected the award from all 6’10” of rugby superstar Martin Bayfield!


Before the Champagne flowed Jamie said “I’m very proud, it’s an amazing achievement & testament to our teams hard work and our amazing supply chain, Our customers are pretty special too!”


The BPMA’s CEO Jon Birrell commented “What a great night for the industry to celebrate together! Being back at the Ricoh has enabled us to elevate the Awards Dinner to another level, and Martin Bayfield was the icing on the cake. A truly wonderful evening to complement a great show”.


Premier Print & Promotions Ltd, who have recently celebrated their 25th year and enjoyed their most successful year to date, have their sights set on growth and diversification over the coming year with a focus on bringing sustainable promotional products to the market. For more details visit