Award sponsors for the industry’s biggest event of the year have now been secured. The bpma Annual Awards dinner where winners will be announced will be held during the Trade Only National Show on the evening of Wednesday 23rd January 2013 at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena.
Director General of bpma Gordon Glenister said “We will be celebrating another successful year within the Promotional Merchandise Industry and recognising the professionalism and excellence of companies within the industry, voted by you, the industry.”
Awards categories and sponsors are as follows:
Supplier of the Year (up to £2 million turnover) – sponsored by Staples Promotional Products
Supplier of the Year (£2 million plus turnover) – sponsored by Brand Addition
Distributor of the Year (up to £2 million turnover) – sponsored by SPS
Distributor of the Year (£2-£5 million turnover) – sponsored by Listawood
Distributor of the Year (£5million plus turnover) – sponsored by Laltex Group
Campaign of the Year – LIVE VOTE – sponsored by Senator
Personality of the Year – LIVE VOTE – sponsored by Brunel Trade Services
BPMA members are automatically entered into the awards, with Distributors submitting entries for Campaign of the Year. Online voting for all awards will commence in November. The popular live voting at the dinner will take place once again for Campaign of the Year and Industry Personality of the Year.
Last year’s bpma Annual Awards Dinner at the Trade Only National Show was the largest industry dinner to date with over 800 in attendance. Preparations for January’s Awards dinner have already begun and we can guarantee that a good night will be had by all.
Tickets to the Awards Dinner are on sale now. Trade Only have activated an automated on-line order system to cope with the demand for tickets. The automated system will allocate seats on a first come first served basis, early ordering is recommended to secure your table and position.
To order your tickets visit: www.awardsdinner.quickorder.uk.com