UK – On February 27th, 2013 the British Promotional Merchandise Association (BPMA) held its Academy Graduation Ceremony at the House of Commons in London. According to official sources, more than 50 guests attended the special occasion. BPMA Chairman Viv Blumfeld and Director General Gordon Glenister presented the certificates.
The Academy Certificate in Promotional Merchandise was launched by the BPMA in September 2008 and underlines the association’s ongoing commitment to education. Over 200 industry delegates have now graduated from the BPMA Academy course.
All Academy graduates from 2008 onwards will automatically receive 125 credits towards the new three tiered BPMA Personal Development Programme. Details of the new education programme which now replaces the Academy can be found at www.education.bpma.co.uk.