2019 Exhibitor Testimonials

This year 6,297 visitors attended Printwear & Promotion LIVE!’s 30th anniversary. That’s more than 6,200 people who actively sought out new ideas and products to enhance and grow their businesses. Check out what this year’s exhibitors had to say about the event.




“What a fantastic 30th edition of Printwear & Promotion LIVE! A huge number of visitors were there and the reactions were overwhelming!” – John Rietdijk, A & R Towels and Bathrobes

“We have never experienced a bad P&P LIVE!, but I can confirm the 30th anniversary was the best show to date we have experienced. Not only in sales straight off the stand but in the number of people visiting our stand for demonstrations.” – Colin Marsh, Resolute DTG

“Nova Chrome UK is pleased to report another successful year at Printwear & Promotion LIVE! Eager to build on the success of last year’s event, we pulled out all the stops for this year’s 30th anniversary show, with new products and new samples on display.” – Ian McDowell, Nova Chrome


“We had the most successful show on record. Orders for all our products easily beat last year’s record results.” – Peter Wright, Amaya Sales UK

“Overall P&P LIVE! provided the perfect showcase, plus ideal vehicle to introduce AS Colour to many people and promote brand awareness.” – Jonathan Wintle, AS Colour

“P&P LIVE! 2019 proved to be another resounding success for the YES team, with both of our stands kept busy with visitors, who had travelled far and wide to attend. Interest levels were at a record high, and it’s no wonder with all of the new products we had on display.” – John-Paul Burton, Your Embroidery Services Ltd

“Printwear & Promotion LIVE! 2019 was our most successful show at this event to date. We would like to thank everyone who took the time out to visit our stand and look forward to returning in 2020!” – Aaron Burton, Sabur Digital

“Printwear & Promotion LIVE! 2019 – What a way to begin the year! We had a great three days exhibiting at the 30th anniversary show, and we fully recommend attending to everyone in the industry. It’s a weekend that’s certainly not to be missed!” – Team Prestige

“The earlier P&P LIVE! date really attracted an increased footfall across all decoration trades as well as many new start-ups again this year with particular note to printers who were happy to leave their print shops for a day in the traditionally quieter January.” – Sara Sanders-Smith, SPIRO

“Printwear & Promotion Live 2019 has already proven to be quite a success for Screen Print World. With many enquiries and secured orders we look forward to supporting screen printers make their dreams become a reality.” – Dave Roper, Screen Print World

“Behrens’ return to the show proved to be a very positive experience of reinforcing existing customer relationships and introducing some exciting new ones.” – Henry Hughes, Behrens

“P&P LIVE! was a great opportunity for us to showcase Hard Working Since 1922 and we had some great feedback at the show.” – Steve Longden, Dickies Workwear

“Merlin has been exhibiting at P&P LIVE! for many years and we think it’s still one of the best ways of showing potential customers the substance and high quality of our products – something which is quite a challenge online. We are very much looking forward to celebrating our 26th year at P&P LIVE! 2020.” – Richard Lockwood, Merlin Transfers

“Rowlinson Knitwear was delighted to take part in the 30th anniversary P&P LIVE!, which proved to be the busiest show for us yet!” – Carrie Hamer, Rowlinson Knitwear

“P&P LIVE! 19 was a hugely enjoyable and successful show for us at David Sharp. We always look forward to meeting and catching up with our existing customers, giving them the chance to ask us any embroidery related questions they may have, face to face. David Sharp considers Printwear & Promotion LIVE! as the perfect way to start off a successful year ahead and we are already looking forward to the 2020 exhibition.” – Jamie Hood, David Sharp

“We had a fantastic show, receiving positive feedback on the products and having very interesting conversations with visitors and other exhibitors, as well being the returning sponsors of the fashion show. Thank you to everyone that visited this year and we look forward to another successful show next year.” – Jemma Millward, Regatta Professional

“This show continues to tick all Result’s boxes when it comes to footfall and quality enquiry; and it’s always great to share time with customers old and new so here’s to the next 30 years!” – David Sanders-Smith, Result


“This year Printwear & Promotion LIVE! was busier than ever with a record number of customers visiting our stand! And since the show has finished, we have been inundated with quotations and follow up calls, the phone just hasn’t stopped ringing!” – Lisa Craddock, Barudan UK

“Another successful show for Hobkirks! The show gets better and better for us and this year we doubled the size of our stand to allow us to welcome customers old and new to join us. We can’t wait until next year; we’ll be here again on the same stand!” – Mark Hobkirk, Hobkirk Sewing Machines

2019 was Grahame Gardner’s fifth year exhibiting at Printwear & Promotion LIVE! It’s always a fantastic event and we look forward to it each year, as it gives us a chance to keep our finger on the pulse in terms of what’s happening in the workwear and uniform industry. It also provides a brilliant opportunity for us to showcase our newest products, and gather feedback from valued customers.” – Steve Hodges, Grahame Gardner

“What can I say, but brilliant. Printwear & Promotion LIVE! was another fantastic success for us.” –Jas Purba, ETC Supplies