Exhibition Appointments Networking

A BPMA & Sourcing City Event

For All Professional Distributors

Tuesday 19th & Wednesday 20th September 2017

NAEC Stoneleigh, Warwickshire CV8 2LG

Wander the Stands, Make Appointments, or Both!

Dates for 2018: Wednesday 31st January & Thursday 1st February 2018 at The Wing, Silverstone Circuit, NN12 8TN

Merchandise World Visitor Policy

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  1. Free Invitation for all leaders and team members in Professional Distributor Companies who are:

    • a. BPMA Members
    • b. Sourcing City Customers
    • c. Purple Club Members
    • d. Catalogue Group Members: Advantage, Ignite, Page, Promotional Union, Encore, Recognition Express.
    • e. Trade Catalogue Customers: SPS EU, Envoy, Spectrum, Premium Portfolio.
    • f. Trade Buying Group Members: Select Buying Group, Independence Buying Group (IBG).
      No limit on number of company personnel able to attend from any of the above invited distributors.
  2. Other Professional Distributors: Condition of Entry

    • Professional distributor companies not qualifying by being members or customers of any of the above:
    • i. Must have a promotional merchandise turnover in excess of £100k.
      ii. Pre-book a 15-minute appointment to meet with the BPMA at Merchandise World - OR -
      iii. Can pay an Admission Fee of *£100 in advance or by cash on the door.

      The *£100 Admission Fee is refundable against any future BPMA Membership within 6 months of the event.
  3. Exhibiting Suppliers can request free entry invitations.

    • i. These are sent to professional distributors that do not qualify, but that the exhibitor would like to attend. Exhibitors to advise Merchandise World of the distributor companies and contacts they would like to receive an invitation.
    • ii. The invited distributor would not be charged an Admission Fee but they would need to pre-book a 15-minute appointment to meet with the BPMA at Merchandise World.
    • iii. Visitors invited by exhibitors will have a badge and lanyard to make them readily identifiable.
  4. Overseas Professional Distributors:

    • i. Should any overseas professional distributors meet the entry criteria, or anyone seen of particular value for exhibitors to meet, then they can be admitted.
  5. End Users are not invited or admitted to Merchandise World.

  6. Suppliers who are not exhibiting are not admitted to Merchandise World.

    • i. Whilst we appreciate some suppliers may like to see the exhibition before deciding to exhibit, it is considered unfair on paying exhibitors if they were admitted and potentially met distributors.

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0844 504 5006

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Ella Long or Liz Newton
Email: info@merchandiseworld.co.uk
Tel: 0844 504 5006
Intl. calls: +44 1252 701034

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