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Trade Only joins AEO

Trade Only Ltd, organisers of the industry leading Trade Only National Show, APG expo regional events and Trade Only Spring Shows have announced that they have been accepted as a member of the leading body in the events industry, The Association of Event Organisers (AEO). Association of Event Organisers Ltd is the trade body representing […]

Sponsors Announced For Promotional Products Week 2014

The British Promotional Merchandise Association (bpma) are delighted to announce  sponsors for this years  Promotional Products Week (PPW)  to be held in September.  These include Collins, Lamy, PPD Magazine, Fruit of the Loom, Stormtech, Elevate, Bag Base, Rubik’s and D-Vice. Phil Morgan from SPS, who represent the Rubik’s agency in the promotional sector, commented, “We […]

A Premiere With Promise

Visitors to PSI PROMOTION WORLD 2014 showed a lot of interest in the fresh, young ideas on exhibit by up-and-coming suppliers, alongside more traditional but no less essential offerings such as paper wares, stationery and office supplies, confectionery items, household goods, textiles and travel accessories. Across all categories, the vast majority of the show’s exhibitors […]
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Bpma Professional Development Credits Available for attending Promotional ShowCase

The British Promotional Merchandise Association (bpma) has announced that members undertaking the bpma Professional Development Programme now have an extra opportunity to achieve some of the credits required to complete one of the 3 tiers available, as those attending a Promotional ShowCase regional event will each be awarded 2 credits. A visit to the Promotional […]
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A farewell to Richard

It is with great sadness that Impact China announce the sudden recent death of Managing Director Richard Sewell, who suffered a heart attack at home.  Needless to say family, friends and colleagues alike are all devastated by the news and at this difficult time, the team at Impact China would like to express their gratitude […]

Fantasy League Hotting Up As Season Heads To Climax

With just four games remaining now the excitement is building as the Everything Environmental  Fantasy Football League heads to season end.  The lead has changed hands several times  with Trevor Howard from Premier Print and Gail Kilcoyne from Trade Only (also last seasons number one and two) battling it out to the bitter end and […]

Source It Awarded Adobe Muse Site of the Day

Sourcefest, a summer campaign, which the Source It team has been working on has been awarded the Adobe Muse Site of the Day was showcased on Wednesday 9th April at - don’t miss your sneak peek. The aim of the campaign is to promote a range of products suitable for the summer months and […]

The magic of haptics

Placing the spotlight on haptic advertising – that is the aim of the event format “HAPTICA® live”, which was brought to life by the Cologne, Germany-based publishing company, WA Publishing, in 2013. The focus of “experiencing haptic advertising” lies in presenting concepts and ideas for the practical application of haptic advertising products to companies and […]
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Galpeg Associates visit Mid Ocean Brands in Poland

In an increasingly competitive market, where every little detail has an impact on the ability to win business, the Galpeg Associates were recently invited by Mid Ocean Brands (MOB) to learn more about their range of products and services and to see their operation first hand. After a day observing the huge operation in Poland, […]
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Stuart Ackland new managing director at Just Balls

Your Balls are in safe hands – Just Balls are pleased to announce that Stuart Ackland has now taken on the position of managing director. Steve Nash (founder of Just Balls & Easy Gifts UK) comments “Stuart originally worked at Easy Gifts and helped to create the Just Balls brand. Ever since those early days […]

Promo Trade Co grow their customer focused team

Promo Trade Co have made a series of changes to their team as they continue to build upon their distributor focused staff. After 4 very successful years, Dave Kruk has left the company. Dave has been an instrumental part of the Promo Trade Co business and has mutually and amicably decided to leave the company. Promo Trade […]
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Dave Kruk becomes a Stand Out Promotional partner

Stand Out Promotional, the UK distributor partner programme run by James Biggin is pleased to announce the signing up of popular industry figure Dave Kruk. Having spent 4 successful years as director at Promo Trade Co alongside Sanjay Bhalla, Dave says he is ready for the next challenge in his career. “It has been a […]

Spring Shows put people and products together this week

70 exhibitors are ready for the off with the popular Trade Only Spring Shows hitting the road this week. Jackie Rourke exhibition manager for Trade Only said “These intimate shows are always special and are a fixture in the promotional products calendar.  They allow you to network and have quality conversations as well as finding […]

Trade Only National Show nominated for top national award

The record breaking Trade Only National Show 2014 has been nominated for an industry leading award. The show, held in January at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry UK has been nominated in the category Best Tradeshow Exhibition over 2,000 square metres in the AEO Excellence Awards 2014 run by the Association of Event Organisers. The awards […]
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TAG Adds Three

Second wave of suppliers join The Amerika Group The group of suppliers from the North American promotional industries adds Blue Loyal, Soft Stuff Creations and Zorrel to its membership. The Amerika Group has added three new suppliers to its membership bringing the young North American group to a total of six manufacturers. The group was […]
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New recruits at Coronation

Since the New Year Coronation Promotions have been experiencing a vast increase in their personalised confectionery orders and to cope with this increase have employed two new staff members. They have welcomed to their team: Nicola Laverick, who will work as a part of the Sales Administration team and Doug Allan, who will be working […]
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Goldstar Europe names Chia Du Viviers as Sales Manager UK & Ireland

Chia Du Viviers brings years of industry experience and strong relationships within the UK and Ireland promotional customer base to Goldstar Europe. Chia will be responsible for sales management and revenue growth in the UK and Ireland. Goldstar General Manager Colin Loughran advises ‘’it was important for us to find the right person to support […]
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V-Sample integrates with Trade Only STORE

Trade Only STORE have joined forces with Technologo, giving customers the ability to  create virtual samples on any products when visiting STORE websites. Trade Only STORE websites will now have an integrated ‘Create Advanced Virtual Samples’ button, giving customers the ability to use the revolutionary photo editing software, V Sample Lite. When customers click on […]

Prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for XD Design

XD Design is proud to announce that they have been granted six Red Dot Design Awards for various XD Design products. Founded in 1955, Red Dot stands for belonging to the best in design and business. The accolade of the Red Dot Design Award, the “Red Dot”, is an internationally recognised quality label for excellent […]

PPD / YOB Golf Day heads for sell out – secure the last places now!

Trade Only Limited, publishers of Promotional Product Distributor magazine, the only industry trade publication and YOB Golf Ltd a leading trade only golf supplier have report that the joint industry golf day they recently announced  is filling up with only a very few places left. The companies announced recently that they have joined forces to […]
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Walk across England with Celia!

Celia Graham from High Profile is aiming to fulfill a personal ambition in May by walking the 192 mile Wainright Coast to Coast path, at the same time raising money and awareness for the good work that the MacMillan Cancer Charity does. The walk will take 15 days and she will be joined along the […]

Support Adrian, Chris and Ritchie as they take the Italian Challenge

Ritchie, Chris (Dunelm Glass) & Adrian (IF Solutions) are taking part in a charity bike ride in June.  The Italian Challenge is a gruelling coast to coast trip across Italy starting in Pisa and ending in Venice. Sounds like a pleasant ride? No way, what you may not know is that we have to cross […]

Exhibitors are ready to spring into action

70 exhibitors are ready for the off with the popular Trade Only Spring Shows hitting the road again next month. Jackie Rourke exhibition manager for Trade Only said “These intimate shows are always special and are a fixture in the promotional products calendar.  They allow you to network and have quality conversations as well as […]
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Promark and Thames join together

Promark Gifts Limited and Thames & Solent Publicity would like to announce that after much consultation, a new company has been formed, combining the assets of both named companies and is called Promark Promotions Ltd. This will take effect on 1st May 2014 under the management and directorship of Andrew Rosenberg, with Janice Ball remaining […]