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IMPAMARK PROMOTIONAL MERCHANDISE SHOW A RESOUNDING SUCCESS!!!

Impamark, the long standing Essex based Promotional Merchandise Distributor, held their second promotional merchandise showcase on 24th April at The Marks Tey Hotel. Attended by over 70 clients and prospects and supported by 26 suppliers from across the UK, Impamark were extremely pleased with the number of visitors this year. The centrally located venue with good transport links was really important for ease of access

Impamark Prestige branded Merchandise Showcase venue

Impamark Prestige Branded Merchandise Showcase venue – the Marks Tey Hotel

Managing Director Nicky Crisp said “We have had a phenomenal attendance to this year’s Showcase. The Showcase generated a lot excitement with both our customers and our suppliers. It was a great opportunity for our clients to see the latest  products and new ideas in the corporate gift market.

Innovative electronic promotional give-aways and gifts

Innovative electronic promotional give-aways and gifts

 Modern and innovative products personalised for you

Promotional Calculator and Highlighter in full colour print

Promotional Calculator and Highlighter in full colour print

Personalised Merchandise with endless possibilities

A selection of colourful personalised pens

A selection of colourful personalised pens

Colourful Promotional Pens

UK made Promotional Products

UK made Promotional Products

We have received a huge amount of enquiries from it and are working round the clock to get these out ASAP!”.

The Impamark Prestige Branded Merchandise Team

The Impamark Team

Initial feedback has been extremely positive with clients attending from across the UK including London,  Bournemouth, Oxford and Norwich as well as the South East.

“It certainly was a very well organised and professionally run event so well done to you all”.

“It was a very well-run occasion and so useful being able to talk direct to suppliers”.

“The day was very enjoyable and I found all of your suppliers very helpful, pleasant & informative. The venue was excellent and the catering was delicious”.

“The show was informative and full of great gift ideas”.

“It was a good opportunity to view many of the items in your catalogue and to speak to the suppliers”.

“It was so good to see  so many of your suppliers and to get such a wide range of ideas”.

Impamark launched their 2013 Promotional Merchandise catalogues at the show

Impamark Prestige Branded Merchandise new catalogue 2013

Impamark Prestige Branded Merchandise new catalogue 2013

Impamark Prestige Branded Merchandise Green Collection 2013

Impamark Prestige Branded Merchandise Green Collection 2013

During the lunchtime break, attendees enjoyed the presentations by our two guest speakers, Donata Rio from Essex based PR company Voice Communications, and Gordon Glenister, Director General of the British Promotional Merchandise Association.

Donata Rio from Voice Communications - Powerful Promotion

Donata Rio from Voice Communications – Powerful Promotion

Gordon Glenister - BPMA - How to use personal merchandise within the marketing mix

Gordon Glenister – BPMA – How to use personal merchandise in your marketing mix

Both gave lively, animated, and informative presentations on the power of promotional merchandise. They  were well received and certainly enhanced the overall day.

Donata Rio from Voice Communications - talk on promotional branding

Donata Rio from Voice Communications – talk on promotional branding

The Business Card Draw to win FREE weekend accommodation – 2 nights B & B in the Marks Tey Hotel to include afternoon tea on the Saturday, was won by Jenny Cook from Bird Luckin Accountants

Nicky Crisp added “We will definitely repeat this day for our clients. It gives us an opportunity to showcase our company in a relaxed and informal environment. The whole day had a great buzz and we are already seeing additional sales as a result”.

 

Learn how to Promote your Business or Organisation at our Promotional Merchandise Showcase

Place are filling up fast for our Show on 24th April at the Marks Tey Hotel just outside Colchester in Essex. We have invited over 20 of our key suppliers to show YOU what’s new in the world of Personalised Products and Corporate Gifts! We have had an unprecedented take up already. Please reserve your space TODAY to avoid disappointment!

Suppliers Showcase 2

Suppliers Showcase 2

The whole day is completely free of charge – all you have to do is book here to reserve your place!

FREE

• Registration

• Car Park

• Goody Bag

• WIFI • Danish Pastries, lunch and tea and coffee

• Plus a Business Card Draw to win – FREE weekend accommodation – 2 nights B & B in the Marks Tey Hotel to include afternoon tea on the Saturday.

Join us at the Best Western Hotel, The Balkan Suite – Marks Tey, Colchester in Essex, where you can meet the professionals and view an extensive range of innovative promotional merchandise, discuss new product ideas and find out the best way to use them to promote your business or organisation.

During lunch there will be a presentation on ‘Powerful Promotion’ by Donata Rio of Voice Communications

Pink Voice logo final

followed by a presentation by Gordon Glenister, Director General of the BPMA

gordon-glenister

bpma Accredited Member CYMK

But don’t listen to us. This is what our visitors from 2012 thought!

“I thought that the event was well organized and from a customers perspective was very good. So well done to you all. The visit was very informative and productive and gave me an insight into the world of merchandise production and supply as well”.

Ken Mathew, Retail Manager, Aberdeen University

“Just wanted to say a big thank you for organising the supplier event last week. We all found it very informative and it gave us a number of ideas for our future event promotions.”

Roger Robbins, Business Development Manager, Essex Registration Service, Essex County Council

“Just a quick thank you for your invitation to your launch day on Tuesday. It was great to meet both you and Carol and put faces to names. Hopefully everything went to plan; it looked good from my point of view.”

Pete Foskett, WMIP SO3 Wider Markets Team, Ministry of Defence

“Thank you so much for an excellent event. Very much enjoyed.”

Liz Sutton, Hon. Secretary, Chelmsford Town Twinning Association

“Thank you for inviting us, it was a good event, with some good suppliers & merchandise.”

Jaqueline Wilkinson, Purely Marketing

“Thank you so much for the invitation and I appreciated the chance to see all the wonderful things on offer”

Tony Barclay, Cambridge County Bowls Association

If you would like to attend this totally FREE event which includes, breakfast, lunch, exhibition and presentations then please book here. If you are unable to attend the whole day then for catering purposes can you let us know below which parts of the day you are able to attend. Pre-registration is required for this event.

Places are limited so please reserve yours without delay! We look forward to seeing you there!

If you have any questions about the day then please contact Nicky on 01621 783550 or contact us via our contact form here : Contact Us

ORDERS FOR 2013 AT 2012 PRICES!!!!

Contact us NOW for details of a wide range of personalised products still at 2012 prices. Amazing But True!!

Branded lanyards, pens, badges, mugs, mouse mats, drinks bottles, corporate clothing plus lots more for delivery January/February.

Don’t forget Chinese New Year 6th – 20th February. This will affect deliveries of promotional merchandise in February so contact us now to avoid disappointment

Impamark – 2012 Roundup & Seasons Greetings!!!

Well what a year 2102 has been with both The Olympics and the Queens Diamond Jubilee. The latter brought us a great deal of business, particularly with producing commemorative coins, and during the year we have supplied 6000 to various organisations throughout the UK including Councils, Schools, and Associations.

Queens Jubilee Coins

April saw our first ever Promotional Merchandise Showcase. Designed especially for anyone who purchases promotional products, visitors were able to meet with 25 specialist suppliers who had all the latest products on the market available to view. This was a great success, and we are going to repeat this event on Wednesday 24th April at the Marks Tey Hotel near Colchester next year. Set aside the date in your diary – it is totally FREE !!

Also, in April saw the launch of our new brochure for 2012/13. Nicky Crisp, our Managing Director, won the James Norman Award for Services to the Envoy Group.

Nicky Crisp receives James Norman award

May saw us exhibit at the Local Registration Services Association Conference (LRSA) and AGM in Birmingham. Attended by representatives from Councils across the UK, it was a perfect opportunity for Impamark to demonstrate their strengths with this niche market.

 Local Registration Services Association Conference

In August Impamark were proud to sponsor ‘Burnham Week‘, the premier east coast Sailing Regatta. We supplied glassware, T Shirts, badges and wristbands, which were  much appreciated by the Regatta competitors.

In September, Impamark were the official Personalised Merchandise Sponsors for the first ever Maldon Business Show at the newly refurbished Crown Plaza Resort Colchester,  organised in conjunction with Maldon District Council and Essex Chambers of Commerce. It was a great day for the Maldon District and was very well attended by local businesses and organisations.

Maldon Business SHowcase

In October, after many months of hard work, our Impamark website was updated which has resulted in more traffic. We hope that you find this of assistance.

In November, Impamark sponsored the Association of Scouts & Guide Centres (ASGC) at Waddow Hall with bags, lanyards, advertising bugs, pens and keyrings which were very well received.

Association of Scouts & Guide Centres

Finally, in December, Impamark have been short listed to the final 7 in the BPMA’s (British Promotional Merchandise Association) Catalogue Cover of the Year Award 2012.

Impamark 2012 cover

We would like to thank all of our customers for their continued support during 2012 which is greatly appreciated.

We hope you all have a great Christmas and New Year and we look forward to continuing our relationship in the coming year.

May we remind you that Impamark closes for the Festive break on Thursday 20th December and reopens on Wednesday 2nd January.

See you all in 2013

IMPAMARK SHORTLISTED FOR BPMA AWARD!

Impamark have been short listed to the final 7 in the BPMA’s (British Promotional Merchandise Association) Catalogue Cover of the Year Award 2012

 

Applicants had to demonstrate that their catalogue cover had high visual impact and that it engaged with the target market whilst reflecting brand identity and brand values. Fellow members will now vote on the final 7.

The winner of this award will be announced at the BPMA Christmas Lunch on Friday 14th December 2012

 

 

 

How Effective is Promotional Merchandise?

Compared with other forms of advertising and promotion a personalised gift represents excellent value for money!

  • Durable – Average promotional item lasts just less than 3 years!
  • Relevant – Promotional items can be relevant to a specific campaign
  • Tactile – Touchy feely items have a positive long lasting effect
  • Large branding area – Many products have a great branding space
  • Useful – Its’ a known fact that the more useful the product the more likely it will be kept
  • Targeted – Specific campaigns can be very closely targeted
  • Aids Loyalty – Promotional products can drive customer and employee loyalty and aids that feel good factor
  • High impacts – Daily impressions outweigh many other media

How can I use a personalised product within my business or organisation?

  • Member Merchandise for clubs and associations to create that feeling of belonging
  • Thank you gift – Shows a customer/employee you care
  • Corporate Identity – Branded Clothing creates a professional look and a team identity
  • Perfect for exhibitions stimulating visitor traffic to the stand and a memory hook
  • Table gifts for award dinners
  • Branded items provide a revenue stream as well as creating great branding – resale Fan base – fund raising, entertainment – merchandise aids the “fan Base”
  • Seminar and conference events products for speakers and delegate packs
  • Experiential marketing -eg Festivals, brand trial events
  • Onpack promotions – product with purchase
  • Product or new enterprise launches
  • Welcome pack for new customers or new employee starter packs
  • Presentations, Awards and Incentives
  • Commemorative Gifts & Souvenirs
  • Assists with creating a brand identity for your company image

and FINALLY……. Branded Merchandise is……..

  • Inexpensive – there is a massive range of items at a low cost!!!!!

 Branded Merchandise really DOES deliver results!!!

Remember when buying to buy from a member of the industry association below

IMPAMARK ENTERS CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR AWARD

Burnham-on-Crouch Promotional Merchandise Company, Impamark,  has entered the British Promotional Merchandise Association’s  (BPMA) Campaign of the Year Award

The company had to create a one page brief to explain their award which was done in conjunction with local graphic designer Tracy Saunders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Impamark are very proud of their long standing relationship with Essex County Council and 2012 has seen the introduction of new ranges of products to reflect becoming a British Citizen in Essex. The extensive product range is available for the 2000 new citizens to buy from the souvenir stall as well as a small selection which are commemorative gifts and presented at the actual Citizenship ceremony itself.

The final live vote will take place at the BPMA’s Annual Awards Dinner in Coventry on January 23rd 2013, where entertainment will be award winning JLS and Alexandra Burke!

IMPAMARK ENTERS AWARD FOR 2012/13 CATALOGUE

Impamark’s 2012/13 catalogue covers have been entered into an award run by the British Promotional Merchandise Association

We are proud that our catalogue covers have a high visual impact and reflect our brand identity and engage with our customers!

The winner of the award will be announced at the BPMA Christmas Lunch on Friday 14th December

Impamark Official Promotional Merchandise Sponsor for Maldon District Exhibition!

Impamark are pleased to announce that they are the Official Personalised Merchandise Sponsors for the Maldon District Business Showcase on Friday 14th September at Crowne Plaza Hotel – Five Lakes from 10.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Organised by Maldon District Council and Essex Chambers of Commerce this FREE business event already has over 180 local delegates enrolled and 40 exhibitors and looks set to be a massive success.

 

 

 

 

This Business 2 Business event is specifically showcasing Maldon businesses and is a fantastic opportunity to meet with local suppliers and businesses with the aim of supporting the local economy within the district and county. In addition, alongside the Exhibition a number of local and nationally renowned guest speaker presentations will be taking place. Promote your business and network with local businesses in the ‘Networker Hall’.

Impamark are proud to be supporting this very worthwhile event by supplying lanyards and free goody bags for all the delegates.

For further details and to book your FREE delegate place please follow the link below

http://www.maldonbusinessshowcase.co.uk/

Don’t miss this new and exciting opportunity the first event of it’s kind in this area!!