The bpma welcome 3 new Patrons to the growing association. bpma Patrons are a selected group of suppliers, distributors and service providers that are ambassadors for the bpma and its education programme. The bpma are proud to welcome Dowlis Corporate Solutions (UK), High Profile and the Laltex Group and thank them for their commitment to the bpma’s mission of placing promotional merchandise as a key element in the marketing mix.
Nic Taylor, Marketing and Business Development Director at Dowlis commented, “This membership recognises our commitment to the promotional merchandise industry. We are keen to support the BPMA and also the industry as a whole as we feel promotional merchandise is a key element in the marketing mix, for us it’s about building the business case for the strategic use of merchandise with end users.”
David Lynn Managing Director adds, “As one of the largest distributors we feel it is important for us to support the industry, this membership also give us access to educational and business tools that will allow Dowlis to develop our staff and grow as a customer focused, creative company.”
Within its role as a Patron High Profile, the UK’s leading manufacturer of standard and bespoke made plastic promotional products, has agreed to continue to uphold the standards, ethics and professionalism and to promote the BPMA in its on-going drive to create best practice across the promotional marketing sector.
Richard Wood, Managing Director of High Profile commented:
“We have been a member of the BPMA for 23 years and are extremely proud to become a Patron. We look forward to working with the association even more closely over the coming months.”
Each year all BPMA Patrons are invited to a special dinner that takes place at the House of Commons to share best industry practices covering topical ideas, initiatives and themes and are given two places for staff to study on the highly popular online distance learning course organised by the BPMA Academy.
Laltex Group are pleased to announce their increased support to the British Promotional Merchandise Association by becoming a BPMA Patron. Neil Horner, Product Director comments ‘Joining the BPMA in 2011 and now becoming a Patron of the BPMA highlights Laltex’s on-going commitment to professionalise the Promotional Merchandise industry. We very much believe in the BPMA’s drive to increase the market size as well as its drive to train and educate staff.’
Gordon Glenister, Director General of the BPMA commented: “Our new Patrons are a leading example of excellence within the promotional merchandise industry and their work, commitment and strong ethical standards ensure that they are a much welcome addition to the group.”