The Advertising Association is a federation of 31 trade bodies and organisations representing the advertising and promotional marketing industries including advertisers, agencies, media and support services.
The ASA is here to make sure all advertising, wherever it appears, meets the high standards laid down in the advertising codes. Their website will tell you more about the rules for advertising and let you complain online. Brilliant!
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the World's largest professional marketing body. They define marketing standards and champion best practice globally through membership, qualification and training.
The Direct Marketing Association UK is Europe's largest trade association in the marketing and communications sector. Formed in 1992, the DMA provides a single voice to protect the direct marketing industry from legislative threats aswell as promoting its development.
The Institute of Direct Marketing subscribes to being Europe's leading professional direct marketing development body. Founded in 1987, they offer training, development and qualifications in a range of academic and vocational studies, delivered by today's leading practitioners in the field.
3 - 6 September 2006, NEC, Birmingham, UK - Autumn Fair offers the season's largest collection of gift and home products at a crucial point in the buying year. Snap up stock in time for Christmas and preview hot new lines for 2007 from over 2,000 of the world's major brands.
20 - 22 February 2007, International Confex, Earls Court 1, London, UK - International Confex is the leading exhibition for the events industry and is the only show in the UK to offer the complete event organising experience. This website is a useful source of information all the year round.
20 - 21 February 2007, NEC Birmingham, UK - The Promotional Merchandise Trade Association (PROMOTA) is the trade association which represents manufacturers, importers and distributors in the rapidly expanding promotional merchandise and advertising gift trade.
Promotional mugs as a leading corporate marketing product are well-known best-sellers over the years. Combining large branding areas capable of displaying a bright and complex company logo and sales and contact messages, a low unit cost and the ability to be r...