Andrew Pang

Interest in The Print Show continues to grow as major industry brands sign up

Organiser’s if this year’s inaugural edition of The Print Show have been handed a further boost after more major companies from the industry signed up to exhibit at the event later this year. Taking place at National exhibition centre (NEC) in Birmingham from October 13th to 15th, The Print Show has been designed to celebrate […]

Great Central Plastics’ New Moulding Machine

As another busy year flies briskly by, expansions are ongoing at Great Central Plastics and the ever evolving UK manufacturer is showing no signs of slowing down. Due to the rapid growth of the company this year, and to capitalise on the state of the art new tooling centre Great Central Plastics purchased at the […]

UK Corporate Gifts Win Global Product and Service Award

The branded promotional products supplier UK Corporate Gifts are among winners in the prestigious Global Product and Service Awards 2015. The Surrey based company, have won two titles: “Best Corporate Gifts Supplier – UK” & “Award for Innovation in Product Sourcing & Bespoke Item Production”. What set UK Corporate Gifts apart from other corporate gifts […]

Bardon Group Boss to Swap Desk for Jungle

Undeterred from his previous fund raising challenges of cycling over 360 kilometres around Cuba, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and walking across the Sahara Desert, Bardon Group manager director Nigel Toplis is pushing himself once more with a new adventure. Next month, Nigel will be taking part in a ten day trek across the Sumatran Jungle in […]

Rob Sekhon Joins The Pen Warehouse and Snap Products

Rob Sekhon has joined The Pen Warehouse and Snap Products as a new member of the sales team. Rob will join Nick Clewlow as a Field Sales Manager based in the South East, following an intensive training programme to enhance his knowledge of both company’s product portfolios and cutting edge printing processes. Rob boasts extensive […]

Trophex Show 2016

Trophex 2015 proved to be yet another successful show for the trophy, awards and personalisation industry. As always the industry was well represented with all the big companies from the world of trophies, lasers and engraving, sublimation and personalisation, printing and embroidery solutions to name just a few. There is always a good mix of […]
New Website

Site worth seeing….

Customer Focus has launched two new sites to promote both this autumn’s APG shows and the 2016 Spectrum Catalogue. The easy-to-navigate, uncluttered designs deliver detailed information in an interactive, mobile-friendly format. Marketing manager Adil Rifai said: “The team have been working on these sites for the last few months, and we’re delighted with them. “The […]

Security is priority for businesses

by PPD Editor Aidan Goldstraw Some weeks ago, thousands of people in the promotional products industry received the new BPMA magazine. Two people, in particular, were very surprised to receive that publication – neither had ever signed up to receive correspondence from the BPMA, nor were they involved in the industry in any shape or […]

Visit and win at APG shows

THREE big prizes are being offered for those pre-registering for this year’s APG shows. A winner for one of the prizes will be drawn randomly at each of the three show venues. Prize one includes two VIP tickets to Promotional Product Expo (PPE – formerly the Trade Only National Show) – the winners will be […]

Thermopacks Launch New Website and Product Range

Thermopacks – the founder and only UK manufacturer of promotional hand warmers; have re-branded and expanded their product range. The fully updated website includes established product lines such as hand warmers, cold packs and liquid filled incentives; with the addition of desktop and conference items. The site showcases a number of unique point of sale […]

Goldstar Europe Names Rachel Ross as Fields Sales Manager

Rachel Ross brings years of industry experience and strong relationships within the UK promotional customer base to Goldstar Europe. Rachel will be responsible for sales management and revenue growth in the North and West of the country. Goldstar General Manager Colin Loughran advises ‘’it is important for us to find the right person to support […]

Pencom joins Promotional Showcase

Pencom is the latest company to join Promotional Showcase, filling the specialist pen supplier spot with their speciality range of metal pens and prestigious Klio Eterna pens to the extensive array of promotional merchandise profiled by this group of leading suppliers at events that take place throughout the UK. Andrew Williams, Director of Pencom stated […]

The Big Display Company Launch Printing Brochure Creator

The Big Display Company have launched their new website which lets users build their own plain label large format printing brochure. Including flags, banners, tablecloths and exhibition pop up units, users can quickly add different products to create a custom brochure that can be downloaded as a PDF, ready to send direct to their customers. […]

Bright Ideas Acquires The Business Gift Company

Bright Ideas Business Gifts Ltd is pleased to announce the acquisition of The Business Gift Company Ltd (TBGC), effective from 13th July 2015. Having built a successful merchandise business over the last 26 years, TBGC owner Keith Rowe felt the time was right to pursue other interests. Bright Ideas wealth of experience and complimentary services […]

CHX Products Hires Kevin Wickett to Support In-House Design

CHX Products is adding a new staff member to their artworking department to extend their design and bespoke service offering for their customers. Kevin comes from a background of photography and design and is looking forward to creating interesting and successful bespoke products. Kevin said, “I am excited to start working with our customers to […]

Senator ‘Bags’ Cherylee Green

Senator’s newest recruit, Account Manager Cherylee Green, comes from the world of sexy fashion accessories… UK designed leather handbags to be precise! As the UK & Ireland Sales Manager for fast growing outfit, Smith & Canova, for the past 10 years, Cherylee has a significant amount of experience when it comes to channel marketing. ‘This […]

It’s a Hat Trick for Outstanding Branding

Award-winning Distributor of promotional merchandise Outstanding Branding is very pleased to announce that they have won the award for being the Distributor of the Year for the third time this year! This fantastic feat means that the organisation has won all three of the Distributor of the Year awards from each of the Trade bodies […]

One day – thousands of possibilities

The OneDay Roadshow is a unique opportunity for promotion of your company as well as your products and a chance to strengthen business relations with partners who are active in promotional products industry. The rapidly developing event has got a great chance to be put on the list of the most interesting events in advertising […]

Boosters Raise Money for Sightsavers Charity

Boosters have just sent their June donation to, and at the half way stage of their campaign to raise enough money to pay for over 300 cataract operations, can confirm that they are well on the way to the total. In fact, they have donated enough money since January to pay for 165 operations, […]

Fluid Branding Acquires Falcon Promotions

Fluid Branding are pleased to announce the acquisition of Falcon Print and Promotions Ltd, effective from 1st July 2015. Having built a successful merchandise business over the last 28 years, Falcon owners Paul Peachey and Les Wright felt the time was right for change. Fluid Branding’s experience and resource in digital marketing, creative services and […]
01-07-2015-11-32-50-770x380 Launch Fresh New Look Website are delighted to announce the launch of their new and improved website. The site has been kept under wraps for the last few months and now the shackles are off and ready for release into the public domain. Marketing manager Adam Sweeney said “The site is designed with a fresh new look, updated with […]
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Carol Corbishley celebrates 20 years

Carol Corbishley celebrated 20 years who has worked in the industry since 1995 (former 4imprint group company Product Source 1995-2007 and ‘with 4imprint’ since 2007.) 4imprint group gathered to show appreciation to Carol and Robin McCrink even wrote a celebratory poem for her!