Total Merchandise Wins At The BPMA Awards

Last week, we attended the BPMA Awards: an annual celebration of the promotional merchandise industry, hosted by the British Promotional Merchandise Association (BPMA).

With more than 500 guests gathered in a fabulous venue, it was a night of glitz, glamour and celebration as distributors and suppliers raised a glass or two to toast the industry.


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The main event of the night was a series of awards, presented to suppliers and distributors across the industry. We were delighted to be in the running for three fantastic awards...

  • Distributor of the Year (£10 million plus)
  • Marketing Campaign of the Year
  • BRIMAN Award

And it goes without saying that we were even more delighted to actually win one of them. Total Merchandise was announced as the winner of the BRIMAN Award, which, in its own words, is in "recognition of the highest level of support for British manufactured promotional products". We couldn't be prouder to be voted as the winner - a huge thank you to the BRIMAN Group members who voted for us!

Total Merchandise wins BRIMAN Award 2024

“We’re constantly striving to support British manufacturers of promotional products,” says Jason O’Connor, owner and managing director of Total Merchandise. “Myself and the team are very proud to have won this fantastic award."

We were also honoured to be a shortlisted finalist in the Distributor of the Year (£10m+) category. The event was a fantastic reminder of what a passionate, exuberant industry we're in - congratulations to all the winners and shortlisted companies!

So what is the BRIMAN Award?

Voted for by the BRIMAN (British Manufacturing) Group, we're proud to have been honoured with this fantastic acknowledgement of the work we've done and will continue to do for British manufacturing in the industry.

The BRIMAN Group has 16 members across the promotional merchandise industry, with their specialist areas spanning everything from trophies and seeds to bottles and motoring items. 

The benefits of choosing UK-made promotional products for your business are manifold, including...

🇬🇧 High-quality products, with a wide range to choose from. We've currently got more than 550 UK-made items available, with everything you could possibly need for your next marketing campaign or brand awareness drive. Can't find the UK-made item you're looking for? Just let us know - with a network of British manufacturers to approach, our expert team are here to help.

🇬🇧 Fast delivery and a low carbon footprint. Opting for closer-to-home products can result in a smaller carbon footprint, removing the need for air freight. 

🇬🇧 Supporting the UK economy. Choosing to order UK-made promotional products results in the opportunity to support the UK economy and jobs market. 

We're honoured to have been voted the BRIMAN winner and our team will continue working hard to ensure we do everything we can to continue supporting UK merchandise manufacturers! 

Need help finding the perfect promotional products for your business? Simply contact a member of our friendly and experienced Sales team on 01376 509092 or email info@totalmerchandise.co.uk.  

Written by

Katie Clark | Head of Digital Marketing

With over a decade in print and digital journalism, Katie possesses a wide skill-set that incorporates everything from SEO to PR. Joining the team in early 2019, her expertise lies in writing sparkling copy about promotional merchandise and related topics, as well as managing social media activity and developing creative solutions to keep the Total Merchandise brand at the forefront of people’s minds. With a background that includes event-planning and volunteering for charitable organisations, she has a first-hand appreciation for the needs and questions a customer might have when acquiring promotional products for their organisation. In her spare time, she loves reading, going to the cinema and learning to cook.

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