Welcome to the British Promotional Merchandise Association


The British Promotional Merchandise Association is the professional body serving the £1 billion+ pound promotional products industry in the UK and Ireland.


We've been a trusted brand for over 50 years, offering advice and guidance to buyers as well as leading the promotional merchandise industry in delivering service excellence and compliance through a strict Code of Conduct which governs areas such as quality, accurate advertising, fair trade terms and managing customer complaints.

Buying from a BPMA member means you can buy with complete confidence.

Look for the BPMA logo when you buy promotional merchandise.

Our Mission

We exist to inspire, connect and educate our members by:


  • Acting as the industry voice
  • Maintaining a strict code of conduct that allows customers to buy with confidence
  • Delivering the world’s best accredited industry education programme
  • Bringing members together to share ideas and best practice
  • Providing inspiration and motivation to help grow their businesses

Inspiring Promotional Products


As part of the creative industries in the UK, representing in excess of £120bn contribution to the UK economy, our members provide memorable products for B2B and B2C sectors. Inspiring, connecting and educating the wider industry on the possibilities, please visit our member directory to discover your next promotional goods partner.


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Government grants for digital skills and local grants

08/08/2022

Last week, the Government’s Help to Grow scheme launched more ways to claim digital, e-commerce and leadership training. It’s worth the industry checking out what is available to ensure funding can be secured with helpful discounts.

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Inflation set to bite real-term growth

08/08/2022

News on last week from the Bank of England the anticipated rise of 0.5% to 1.75% in interest rates was realised and came with stark warnings of further inflation rises to hit 13

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Members Networking Lunch, November Birmingham

07/08/2022

The chance to bring members together with great food, company and conversation is an event not to be missed.

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