The bpma is embarking on a week of activity in September, starting with the bmpa Education Day on Tuesday, September 13, taking place at Whittlebury Hall close to Silverstone.
Thirteen speakers from the around the world will provide their insight and advice during the day. These include Nigel Risner, the only motivational speaker in Europe to have been awarded Speaker of the Year from The Academy for Chief Executives, Kelvyn Gardner, one of the UK’s leading authorities on licensing and Marty Lott of SanMar, one of the largest suppliers of apparel to the imprinted sportwear and corporate markets in the US.
The bmpa show will take place on Wednesday, September 14 at Silverstone, with stands from over 90 companies in the promotional gift industry. Features at the show include a branding zone, a Christmas products display, a British made only stand and over 100 product ideas from university design students.
The event is restricted to members and selected prospective members, although end users can also be permitted as long as they are accompanied by a distributor.
In the evening, the new look bpma awards will recognise all that are great in the promotional industry. This event will be held at Whittlebury Hall.
And finally, the bpma will be supporting Pancreatic Cancer UK as part of Promotional Products Week, which takes place Monday, September 12 to Friday, September 16.
The theme this year is Blow your own trumpet and #promoteyourownbrand.