Raising the value and use of Promotional Products

Probos Promotions has offices in the north and south of the UK and we have been helping businesses all over the UK to gain maximum brand exposure by using promotional gifts and branded merchandise for over 15 years. Our ethos is deep rooted in understanding our clients values and needs and this allows us to tie their marketing objectives to the best suited printed merchandise.   

We are proud to support the annual Promotional Products Week and in order to support PPW our doors will be open all week so customers can sample products and see the power of branding first hand – we will off course be offering free cakes and tea or coffee in our branded mugs for #PromotionalProductsWeek September 2016

If you can’t pop in and see us, visit our website at to see thousands of popular promotional products that will help you stand out from the crowd in your next promotion.    

A bpma survey has found that promotional products motivate over twice as many recipients to take action than the mediums of print, web, direct mail and TV. This is a great time to put these findings to the test and help your business have a strong finish to 2016 by getting the right merchandise in front of your customers and prospects.  

In any field, it is the innovators that will lead the way and get noticed and this is especially so with printed merchandise, so if you need our expert advice please get call us for free on 0800 458 9080 or drop us an email at [email protected]. We will help you stay ahead of your competitors by offering you new and exciting promo gifts that will be the talk of the town! 



Promotional Products Week of September 2016 is in full swing – and as a company which appreciates both charity and promotional products, we especially enjoy this occasion. From the 12th to the 16th of September, it is officially Promotional Products Week, and we want you to join the action.

Here at Orange Promotions Ltd, we appreciate promotional merchandise, and we offer a great selection of items to busy business owners, brand managers and directors across the UK. Our selection of promotional products includes promotional pens, customisable clothing, toys & games, keyrings and a much wider selection of products on our website – and as you will be able to see, we adore innovative promotional products.

Of course, we have to say thank you to the bpma (British Promotional Merchandise Association) who run this great Promotional Products Week. Not only does it spread the joy of promotional products, but it's a fantastic opportunity to raise some money for the Pancreatic Cancer UK charity too. By texting BPMA50 to 70070, you will then be able to donate £3 to the charity. As well as donating, you can also submit any photo of your company image on a piece of Promotional Merchandise.

Find out more today about Promotional Products Week by continuing to the website, and join in with the fun on social media; with the special hashtags #PromotionalProductsWeek #promoteyourbrand #PPWeek – we’ll see you there!


We are a Promotional Products supplier based just outside London in West Drayton. Right next to Heathrow airport. We supply companies across the UK and further afield with Promo Gifts and Merchandise to #promoteyourbrand

We are long term members of the bpma and love getting involved in Promotional Products Week each year.

We are looking forwards to the bpma show 

Visit our website at for thousands of promotional products ideas.

We have made the ordering of your promotional products simple. Just browse through our categories, select your product and upload your artwork. We'll take care of everything else and deliver your merchandise on time every time.

Call us on 01895 438 459 or email us as [email protected] to see how we can help #promoteyourbrand


At Perfect Imprints, we believe in the power of promotional products and we use them all the time. Whether in the office, at the beach, or poolside, promotional items are a part of our daily lives. Promotional should be an investment and NOT an expensive. That's why we focus on useful promotional items for our clients (and ourselves). Our consultants stay on top of the latest marketing trends in order to suggest the best promotional products to fit our clients' needs.

We also center useful and unique promos around strategic marketing campaigns. The items in the photo include a drawstring backpack, a thick-walled ice cooler, and two different sized vacuum sealed stainless steel tumblers. Learn more about the power of promotional products by visiting our blog.

Promotional products are proven to be an essential ingredient within the promotional mix. Gifting promotional merchandise helps to add that personal touch that can sometimes be lacking with other marketing methods. 

Research shows that when compared with print, TV, direct mail & online marketing. Promotional products top the charts for invoking loyalty, making customers feel appreciated & also for motivating a call to action (CTA). 

Promotional gifts such as USB memory sticks, pens, key rings and mugs are the perfect giveaway gifts generate these results.  ‘WAPP - Promotional Products’, have collaborated with towel & textile branding Company; ‘Brand My Towel UK’ to design this stunning info-graphic to coincide with this marketing research. 

Read more: We Are Promotional Products & Brand My Towel Celebrate PPW with this stunning graphic


The third Promotional Products Week (PP Week) got off to a flying start in September with the release of new research from organisers, the British Promotional Merchandise Association (bpma) into marketer’s attitudes to branded merchandise. Activities throughout the week engendered many thousands of media impressions as member companies swung into action in support of this important industry initiative.

Read more: Promotional Products Week 2015 certainly did invoke ACTION!

PromoBrand have been working with Southeastern Rail in order to run the world's first selfie stick loan scheme, which offers rail passengers the use of a complimentary selfie stick for the duration of their trip down to Tonbridge Station.

With Selfie sticks being such a popular item, it's known that almost a fifth of us take a selfie on our travels or days out, and with this scheme it will help people capture and explore the beauty of the South East.

Read more: Promotions in Action from PromoBrand

The promotional industry is all about fun and this has been demonstrated perfectly this PPWeek thanks to #PromoThePanda

That’s why Great Central Plastics have recreated their Wittmann Battenfeld SmartPower machine video and given it an awesome PPWeek twist, starring their new favourite panda! 

To join in on the action and enter yourself into a prize draw to win £250 off your next Great Central Plastics order*, just simply watch their video and see how many times you can spot promo the panda! Then email your name, company name and your answer to: [email protected]

Read more: Promo the Panda Competition from Great Central Plastics

Despite the high-tech world we live in, the British still love a freebie pen best when it comes to promotional give-aways, with a staggering 150 million pens given away in the last 12 months.

That’s the surprise findings of research by the British Promotional Merchandise Association (bpma), who wanted to establish the most popular promotional products for companies trying to get their brand or message out to the widest audience possible.

The total amount spent by companies on promotional merchandise in the UK last year was approaching £1bn and firms are happy to spend an average of up to £5 an item to get their marketing message across to consumers.

Read more: We still love a free pen! - Promotional Products Week 2015

Branding is a great way spread the word about a business or product, but the random and ultimately disposable things that have traditionally graced the standard complimentary package have long since been in need of a shake up. That's where we come in. 

Popkakery are in the business of offering a fun, truly novel and completely delicious way to mark any event, be it product launches and exhibitions, or just showing your appreciation to clients or staff. Our elegantly crafted cake pops, available in a variety of irresistible flavours, are guaranteed to make an impression. 

Read more: Create a Memorable Experience with PopKakery

UK Corporate Gifts, a market-leading promotional gifts supplier who have recently been named “Best Corporate Gifts Supplier - UK” at the Global Product and Service Awards, will be marking Promotional Products Week 2015 by offering a week-long discount, and introducing a brand new promotional gifts range.

The new Gift Essentials range will offer customers the unique opportunity to browse products that are all available with short lead times (10 days or under), low minimum order quantities and at low prices. Many of the products in the range, which will include lots of best-selling gifts such as pens, mugs and t-shirts, will also be available printed in full colour.

Read more: UK Corporate Gifts Prepare Week Long Discounts for PPWeek

Pupils at Jigsaw CABAS® School near Cranleigh are being given flashing safety armbands to make their offsite visits safer.

Jigsaw educates children with an autism spectrum disorder at its school base on Dunsfold Park and its Life Skills Centre in Guildford.   Set up in 1999, Jigsaw was recognised as Outstanding in its most recent Ofsted inspection and is celebrating its 15th Birthday this academic year.

Read more: Jigsaw Pupils Given Flashing Armbands

A.T. CROSS, global manufacturer of quality writing instrument brands Cross and Sheaffer are proud to support Promotional Products Week.

Working together with our customers and the bpma, we have an exciting range of activities planned to celebrate the power of promotional products and the value they create.

Read more: We Interviewed A.T. Cross Global Marketing Manager, Melissa Chevin, on the Importance of...

1.       Q: Why do you think it’s important to have Promotional Products Week

A: With the advent of SEO and other online marketing strategies, the benefits of offline marketing, including the proven effects of promotional products, can often be overlooked. However promotional products are still a pivotal tool in marketing and should definitely play a part in any overall marketing strategy.

Promotional Products Week puts the spotlight firmly on promotional products, and enables the industry to play an active role in highlighting their effectiveness and value for money as part of the marketing mix.  This event can help to bring promotional products to the top of the agenda with marketers.

Read more: We interviewed PPW Sponsor “Elevate” and Managing Director of PF Concept Tracey Bowen for your...

As part of their commitment to connect with end-users and promote the value of promotional merchandise, the BPMA supported their award winning awareness campaign Promotional Products Week (14th - 18th September 2015) alongside almost 30 members at Marketing Week Live 2015 (MWL’15) from the 29th to 30th April 2015.

The two day show was designed to tackle the biggest marketing challenges in the modern era and in total welcomed over 6,500 marketing and Insight professionals. The innovative visitor strategy that spearheaded this dynamic event resulted in a visitor profile that was over 90% marketing and insight professionals - a reflection of its core objective to connect top quality visitors and exhibitors.

Read more: Promotional Products Invoke Action at MWL '15

Great Central Plastics have a new tool in town… A multipurpose 3 in 1 spaghetti tool. Not only does their spaghetti tool give you the perfect portion measurements for 1, 2 or 3 people, ensuring spaghetti wastage is a thing of the past, each end is designed to have its own function. One end is designed as a jar scraper, ensuring every drop of sauce is used, and the another end is a spaghetti folk… What a clever little tool indeed!

Read more: There’s a new tool in town! (New product launch)

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