Trophex 2016 Attracts Diverse Range of Exhibitors

It’s not long to go now until Trophex 2016. The two day show takes place at the NEC Birmingham on Sunday 17th January from 10am-4.30pm and Monday 18th January from 10am-4pm. This is the show for you if you work in the trophy, awards, engraving or personalisation industry! Exhibitors will be showcasing a diverse range […]

AD Merchandise Ltd Now ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004 Certified

After a recent independent audit, Manchester-based promotional merchandise distributor, AD Merchandise Limited, is proud to announce that they have been issued with a certificate as being in conformance with ISO 9001:2008 (for operational procedures) and ISO 14001:2004 (for environmental procedures). This is further evidence of the company attaining its main aim of achieving significant growth […]

Oh no, not another awards ceremony, where the same people win every year!

The 2016 PPD Awards are different. Rather than voting being done by a handful of people behind closed doors, everyone in the promotional products industry is invited to cast their vote! A shortlist of companies who are in the running for Best Supplier and Best Distributor will be published before the awards ceremony, which takes […]

Partridge Peartree’s Annual Showcase Event

Recently there were circa 20 suppliers all of whom made a fantastic effort in coming all the way over to Belfast to support the Partridge Peartree 2015 Promotional showcase which was staged at the Wellington Park Hotel , Belfast. Dark glasses were essential on the Showcase morning for a variety of reasons – some speculate […]

SPS secures exclusive partnership with Moleskine

SPS EU Ltd have increased their branded product portfolio with the announcement of an exclusive partnership with Moleskine, the iconic manufacturer of notebooks, diaries, writing instruments, bags and accessories. The agreement establishes SPS as the only official supplier of Moleskine products for the promotional market in the UK and Ireland, a significant move which will […]

Industry praises The Print Show as inaugural event attracts thousands of visitors

Exhibitors and visitors alike have paid tribute to organisers of The Print Show after the first edition of the nationally-focussed event attracted 5,384 visitors in just three days. The Print Show took place for the first time from October 13th to 15th at the NEC in Birmingham. Designed to address a major gap in the […]

Galpeg Celebrate 40 Years

Founded in 1975, the company has most recently become known primarily for its successful associate programme, which empowers individuals to develop their own promotional distributor businesses. The day started with a meeting of all the associates to discuss new developments for the programme, the recently-achieved EcoVadis gold rating and the ISO 9001 UKAS accreditation. There […]

Jake Scott-Paul of Soopa Doopa Raises Over £5,000 for CoppaFeel

Jake Scott-Paul from Soopa Doopa Branding Ltd has raised more than £5,000 for a breast cancer charity by completing a gruelling trek across parts of the Great Wall of China. Jake, 34, took on a five-day 50km trek across the world’s most famous wall earlier this month with other fundraisers and members of the pop […]

Wild Thang Support The Roy Castle Spooky Welly Walk

On Saturday 26th October over 6,000 families descended on Sefton Park to take part in the Spooktacular two mile Spooky Welly Walk to raise much needed funds for the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation. Andrew Dwerryhouse, Wild Thang MD : “When The Roy Castle Foundation approached Wild Thang to sponsor the Spook Welly Walk volunteer […]

Site to see for rebranded show

Customer Focus Exhibitions have launched a new site in time for the Promotional Product Expo formerly Trade Only National Show. PPE is inviting visitors to explore its new website www.ppexpo.co.uk, which has been designed to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout. It allows customers to access detailed information on the […]

#TeamOB Does Mo-vember

Award-winning Distributor of promotional merchandise Outstanding Branding is pleased to announce that during the month of November, they will be raising money for Save the Children with their very own Mo-vember. As you may know, in September this year, the company introduced a new fundraising scheme; ‘As Much for As Many’; in order to raise […]

Palomar: New homepage

Palomar is presenting its completely revised web presence at www.palomarweb.com. The new Internet site focuses on the products, convinces with a clear structure, simple navigation and an integrated shop, via which the displayed items can be ordered. Thanks to the responsive web design, the site is equally well depicted on computers, tablets, iPads, iPhones and […]

More Speakers Announced at Trophex

With autumn well and truly set in and Christmas just around the corner, this can only mean one thing: Trophex! The UK’s only trophy, awards, engraving and personalisation show is set to be another impressive exhibition. With an endless display of striking trophies for the season ahead, stunning glass and pewterware, eye-catching medals, the very […]

New Company Launched – The Full Works Limited

Simon Tutton, Vinny Barker and Adam Gorham (pictured) have newly created TheFullWorks Limited, after a combined 30 years in the industry. “The company began with an idea to fill a gap in the market offering ecommerce services, automated warehouse integrations, fulfilment and global distribution all under one roof” explains Simon Tutton. “We have the ability […]

November Court Date Set for Fluid Branding’s Matt Franks

Friday 13th November might be unlucky for Fluid Branding’s CEO Matt Franks as he is due to appear in court. Arrested and charged for the crime of Cow Tipping, Matt will be participating in Children’s Hospice South West’s Jail and Bail Charity fundraising event. It is alleged that Mr Franks was observed using undue force […]
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WAPP Promotional Products Launch ‘Brand My Towel UK’ website.

WAPP Promotional Products recently unveiled ‘Brand My Towel UK’, a brand new sister company which specialises in custom printed, woven & embroidered towels. “We are delighted to finally unveil ‘Brand My Towel UK’, it’s been a long time in the making but we are delighted with the results. The next aim is to add a […]

Wild Thang’s Big Expansion Plan Revealed

Wild Thang are investing over £272,000 and aiming to double the number of employees to 40+, whilst achieving a turnover of £5M p/a over the next 3-5 year period. Andrew Dwerryhouse said: “When we look back at our small beginnings, starting with a £1500 Princes Trust loan and a small amount of personal investment we […]

Sourcing City Marketplace ‘Best Yet’

Sourcing City Marketplace 2015 was unanimously acclaimed as the best yet by VIP visitors and suppliers alike. The combination of pre-booked appointments and meetings during the Runaround Sessions ensured that over 2000 focused conversations took place. David Kershner of Impression Europe said; “We saw 35 companies over the 2 days and used the sessions to […]

Matt’s Marathon Effort Stateside

Fluid Branding’s CEO Matt Franks is running the New York Marathon on 1st November 2015 raising money for Pancreatic Cancer UK. Matt comments “Earlier this year I entered the New York Marathon on a whim, not dreaming of actually getting a place. I got lucky through the ballot – first time – and so the […]

Sophie Kelembeck Joins Snap Products & The Pen Warehouse

Snap Products and The Pen Warehouse are expanding their sales teams with the recent appointment of Sophie Kelembeck. After comprehensive training regarding all aspects of the companies and their cutting-edge printing processes, Sophie now represents the North of England as Field Sales Manager. Sophie has enviable sales and new business development experience in the promotions […]

Their Very Own Real ‘Wild Thang’

Branded clothing, merchandise & print company Wild Thang is incredibly proud of their colleague and friend Carrie Dwerryhouse, who completed the final leg on the 7th October of a 350KM Charity ride in Tanzania, Africa. That final leg actually consisted of 35km uphill to the finish line; 35km uphill to complete her challenge of a […]
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Constant Contact Digital Village Returns to PPE 2016

The Promotional Products Expo launched the digital village in 2015 and it has grown from strength to strength. Next year’s Promotional Product Expo will again feature the ground-breaking Digital Village, and a Digital Awards ceremony, both sponsored by Constant Contact, marketing advisor to more than 600,000 small organisations worldwide. The village will feature experts in […]

E-Style Merchandise Re-brand to Become ESM Branding Ltd

E-Style Merchandise Ltd have re-branded their name to be ESM Branding Ltd. Due to a rapid expansion of not only their client base, but their service provisions, the name ESM Branding better reflects the direction they are embracing. It’s a hectic ‘business-as-usual’ though at their Beaconsfield offices!