Promotional clothing supplier, Screenworks Ltd, has recently recruited Clive Allcott to join its growing team. As Account Director, Clive will be charged with further developing the company’s customer base of regional and national distributors. Clive comes with a wealth of experience within the Industry, along with an excellent background in Event Management and FMCG.
Clive comments “ I am really excited to start this new challenge at Screenworks, and to be part of the continued expansion plans. With plans to move to a new factory on the horizon and the introduction of new processes and machinery it’s an exciting time to be joining the team. Their proactive approach to the business sets them apart for the competition and I feel fortunate to be joining such a respected company, which prides itself on being the best.”
Bio Laboratories Ltd went through their annual ISO9001 surveillance audit at the start of February successfully migrating across to the new standard ISO9001:2015 ahead of schedule establishing it as one of the leaders in its field.
The independent assessment was again conducted by the leading Certification Body, The British Assessment Bureau and demonstrates Bio Laboratories Ltd commitment to customer service and quality.
New York City, New York – Outstanding Branding, after opening its US office in New York City last October, is quickly becoming one of the most premier promotional merchandise distributor companies around the globe. On Wednesday, February 8, #teamOB USA showed off their promotional pizzazz as it hosted a NYC Launch Party and Happy Hour in its 300 Park Avenue office.
During this 2-hour event, over 300 end buyers and 130 companies attended to not only meet the OB team, but to peruse a selection of the industry’s top trending promotional items available in the marketplace today.
Thanks to US promotional supplier partners like: Prime Line Resources, Vantage Apparel, Sourcery Solutions, Spector & Company, BIC Graphic, LogoMats LLC, Showdown Displays, The Magnet Group and Brighter Promotions, guests were gifted with a wide array of branded promotional samples to take with them: from pens and jelly beans to light up beer mugs and wine glasses. John Cheevers, Regional Sales Manager with Vantage Apparel was on hand to showcase their line of apparel. “It was a very interesting, classy, modern, and successful event. Attendees from a wide range of industries had current and ongoing promotional product and apparel needs – and now will have strong and positive connections to Outstanding Branding NYC,” says Cheevers.
Announced today is a new partnership between Northampton based branded technology products specialist USB2U and international technology company Pixika. From the beginning of 2017, USB2U will be the exclusive supplier of all PXK design promotional technology products in the UK.
PXK is an internationally recognised promotional technology products supplier with over 15 years of experience. Their expertise covers product areas such as portable bluetooth speakers and headsets, power banks, USB flash drives, connected devices and mobile phone accessories.
With headquarters in Paris, PXK operates internationally and is continuously developing new products to answer to the demands from a fast developing promotional technology product sector.
Roddy Rutland, our Managing Director & CEO at HEADWEAR UK for 17 years and a stalwart of our industry, has been on leave since October 2016, trying to recharge his batteries and doing all good things for mind, body and spirit after a tough period of family bereavement, health issues and pressures of life.
Roddy was due to return to the hectic life and business of our industry in early February.
Through it all, we understand he gave himself the best chance to think about the way forward, both personally and with work. After much consideration, he has decided to retire as Managing Director & CEO at HEADWEAR UK, beginning this month.
Near-Record Attendance, Awards, Thought Leadership, Industry Branding
The World’s Largest Promotional Products Trade Show Connects The Promotional Products Industry Like No Other
IRVING, Texas (January 31, 2017) – Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) concluded The PPAI Expo 2017 with near-record attendance and participation. The world’s largest promotional products trade show, held January 8-12, attracted a total of 12,267 distributor personnel, the show's largest attendance since 2008, from 4,065 companies together for the five-day event in Las Vegas, Nevada. The PPAI Expo featured more than 140 education and networking events and 1,251 exhibiting supplier companies in 3,144 booths, including 157 first-time exhibitors, presenting hundreds of thousands of promotional products while occupying more than one million square feet of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. With more than 19,688* participants from the U.S. and 31 countries, the overall economic impact of direct visitor spending during The PPAI Expo 2017 is estimated at $18.4 million by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Next year’s show will return January 14-18, 2018 to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Points really do mean prizes for distributors searching for promotional products on Sourcing Machine over the coming year.
The website – which distributors can use free of charge – is offering the additional incentive of collecting points for every search made. Users who accumulate 1,000 points or more over each month can claim a fantastic prize.
Distributors reaching this target over the month of February will earn a restaurant voucher, giving them the opportunity of a well-deserved night off with their loved ones. There will be different prizes every month for points collectors to enjoy.
Based in Bedfordshire, the leading gourmet merchandise company achieved full certification after undergoing a rigorous audit by SALSA, who reviewed all safety, production and legal processes in accordance with the strict SALSA standard for food producers.
The Sweet People has been steadily growing year on year since 1998, continually setting standards previously unattained in the industry. As gourmet confectionery suppliers, they’ve been keen to demonstrate their exceptional commitment to quality and compliance at every stage, setting their sights on achieving accreditation and approval from the toughest auditors.