BTC Group's Promotional Merchandise is 'Out of this World'... Literally!
Space has always been the final frontier, a place where no promotional product has gone before, until now! When our sales team received a very specific quote for a flag, they were none the wiser that the flag would eventually find its place on the International Space Station. More >>
New 5p Charge for Plastic Bags to be Introduced in England from the 5th of October
Following in the same footsteps as the rest of the UK as of October 5th 2015, large retailers will be required to charge 5p per plastic carrier bag sold. The new regulation will not only require large retailers to apply these charges but they must also submit annual compliance reports for the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Although these regulations only apply to organisations with 250 or more full-time equivalent employees, smaller businesses are also being encouraged to voluntary do so... More >>
Team BTC celebrates Promotional Products Week. This year’s theme is Promotional Products Invoke Action!
As you know, promotional products are more than just a freebie… if a promotional item is useful, research shows that 89% of people will keep it. The aim of Promotional Products Week is to nationally raise the profile of promotional products and encourage their use within the marketing mix.. More >>
On the 28th of July BTC Group was proud to announce the launch of a new client website for Ealing Half Marathon. The Ealing Marathon web shop marks a milestone in all the hard work and development leading up to a fully integrated personalisation tool, for one off personalised products. Supporters of Ealing Half Marathon can access the website, order a range of personalised products, branded products and branded clothing. More >>
BTC Group awarded a further contract to supply the BBC for fourth consecutive term.
BTC Group will continue to provide an end to end promotional merchandise service to support the various BBC learning and educational campaigns, pan BBC marketing initiatives and to promote various local radio stations and news programmes that cover the breadth of the UK. Senior Marketing Manager Jon Birrell comments “we are extremely delighted to have retained the BBC contract and we believe this is due to our highly experienced staff, full service capability, competitive prices and trustworthy supply chains... along with hard work and a passion for what we do best!” More >>
BTC Group was proud to attend the BPMA education day for a third year running since its first Education day back in January 2013. The knowledge gained from such events is invaluable, from the days key seminars that cover the industry’s trends and events to the networking and idea generation gained from being around likeminded individuals from the same industry. This day of professional development is crucial to the growth of the industry as a whole. The BPMA education day compromised of 11 seminars throughout the day, covering a wide range of industry related topics from how to provide a celebrity service to tips on social media strategy. More >>
BTC Group's 2nd Annual World's Biggest Coffee Morning is a Huge Success! Another September comes by and another successful Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is extremely successful at BTC Group HQ. This year marks the 24th year of the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning and the 2nd incredibly successful BTC Group coffee morning. With ovens still cooling down, and whisks still smoking from over use, the BTC Group staff came prepared on Friday morning with some of the best cakes and savoury ever tasted this side of London! This year we added a further competition to the fold so there would be prizes for the two guessing competitions, best cake in show and best savoury in show too! More >>
TEAMBTC Get Drenched for #ALSIceBucketChallenge It is a well-known fact that BTC Group holds charities and charitable actions at the very heart of our organisation. Charities have played a huge part in what makes BTC Group the company it is today, so whenever we get a chance to give back, we jump at it.
After being kindly nominated by Miles & Matt, thanks once again guys, we thought it would only be right to get as many people as possible involved. We hoped to get approximately 10 volunteers from BTC Group to take part in the challenge, so we were astounded to when we saw that 25 people volunteered to help out, including... More >>
BTC Group Strenghthens Team with Head of Procurement Jackie Reid has joined BTC Group as Head of Procurement, bringing with her an impressive 17 years industry experience with companies such as RDP Creative and Supremia.
Her extensive knowledge in the fields of product compliance, quality assurance, corporate social responsibility, risk assessments and contract management will provide an invaluable resource to the company, further embedding supply chain management processes to help BTC Group achieve its strategic goals. More >>
New Additions to Team BTC Building on the successes of 2013 and an increase in business stemming from their BTC Group LIVE exhibition at Wembley Stadium, BTC Group is pleased to welcome a number of additional people to bolster their customer service.
Justin Cook and Demi Sakelliou have joined the Sales team as Account Co-ordinators bringing with them a great deal of expertise from their previous roles within the promotional merchandise industry. Justin commented “This is a very exciting time for me and the new team at BTC Group. I cannot wait to get stuck in”. More >>
An Overview of all the News and Events at BTC Group in 2013 2013 Kicked off extremely well for BTC Group with winning the coveted ‘Campaign of the Year’ award at the BPMA awards for a second time. BTC Group’s Carfest Campaign was not only award winning because of the products produced for the event, but about the time, effort and dedication Team BTC gave to the cause, helping raising over £44,000 to support Children in Need. More >>