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The BPMA Student Design Awards

Put simply, the Design Innovation awards a competition is the UK’s only designated competition that allows students to design the promotional product of the future, now

The BPMA (British Promotional Merchandise Association) have teamed up with a core selection of key sponsors to create the BPMA Design Awards Competition! This competition invites talented, UK based undergraduate design students to come up with exciting, inspiring, truly original new product ideas for promotional merchandise.

The competition itself is already in its third year, and whilst a number of universities are already involved, and the program is growing larger each year.

Promotional products have been the forefront of delivering incredible impact for brands over the decades, and with today’s economic climate, brands are looking for fresh methods to incentivise consumers and client alike to connect with their brand.

There are fantastic opportunities in our industry for talented designers. So why not enter this annual competition and stake your claim?

View our entries here!

The Judges

Gordon Glenister - Director General of the BPMA

Gordon Glenister - Director General of the BPMA

Gordon has worked extensively in the industry for more than seven years and has expertise in sales, marketing, and team building. As a managing director of 1st Incentive Ltd he specialised in promotional gifts, loyalty programmes, event management and team building.

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Simon Dipple - Managing Director of InnerWorkings

Simon Dipple - Managing Director of InnerWorkings

Simon has thirty years’ experience in the marketing supply chain sector and is responsible for the UK & Irish operations of InnerWorkings who are global leaders in their field. InnerWorkings provide marketing execution from technical design, through production management to regional delivery across a wide range of industries to more than 180 Countries worldwide.

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James Plimmer - Student Judge

James Plimmer - Student Judge

James is a second year BA Product Design student at Nottingham Trent University and last year's winner of the BPMA Student Design Competition. Since then he has featured in the July/August issue of Product Media Magazine, and represented the competition and showcased his design at the BPMA Show at Silverstone.

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The Sponsors

InnerWorkings

InnerWorkings

InnerWorkings began in 2002 because we felt there was a better way to handle print and print management. We developed a new, transparent business model that leverages our global network of suppliers and proprietary technology platform to drive data-driven decisions that lower costs, enhance efficiencies, and shorten time to market.

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Marketing Week Live

Marketing Week Live

It’s time for marketers to unite. To come together and integrate all we do into one big picture. No silos. No offline vs online. Just smart strategy and tactics for the new era of marketing.

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The BPMA

The BPMA

The British Promotional Merchandise Association (BPMA) is the UK’s leading industry body dedicated to promoting the best in design, manufacturing, sourcing and distribution of promotional products.

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Get in Touch

British Promotional Merchandise Association
Unit 5
Avenue Business Park
Brockley Road
Elsworth
Cambridge
CB23 4EY

Tel: 0203 875 7942