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The IPM Awards 2017 Sponsors

This year we are very fortunate to have Sodexo as our headline sponsor. We would like to thank Sodexo and all our Awards sponsors for their on-going commitment and support.

Protravel, Fotorama, Filmology and Entice are part of the Sodexo family. Promotional, consumer and loyalty marketing specialists, they have over 30 years of experience in delivering exceptional results.

Protravel supports brands and businesses offering bespoke prizes, travel incentives, sales promotions, campaign design and fulfilment. From once in a lifetime holidays and hampers, to pamper days and unforgettable experiences, Protravel’s expert team searches high and low to create the perfect solution.

Fotorama, are promotional marketing and risk management professionals. With multi-industry expertise under their belt, they work with brands to offer spectacular prizes, money off coupons, ‘try me free’ promotions , product trade-ins and more. With end-to-end consultancy, Fotorama helps agencies deliver some of the best and boldest promotional marketing campaigns for their clients.

Filmology takes the power of the cinema industry and the glitz and glamour of the movie business to change the way people behave. Working with brands, agencies and HR departments to develop sales promotions and reward programs; Filmology helps drive sales, increase profits and motivate employees to do more.

Entice offer cost-effective customer reward programs to help companies attract and retain more customers.  The tailored package draws from hundreds of discounts for top brands and uses a sophisticated, bespoke online reward platform. Whilst regular email communication to customers ensures valuable insight into their behaviour, to improve and personalise service and outcome.

Promotional Handling Ltd specialises in the provision of fulfilment, 3rd party logistics and distribution services within the Marketing and E-Commerce sector. With over 70 years of experience, we are dedicated to helping our customers achieve growth, customer retention and increased profitability through the combination of our expert marketing support services. 

Over the years we have innovated our core capabilities through excellent IT infrastructure and customer service, to provide a one stop shop for all your promotional, fulfilment and distribution needs.

Our services include:

  • Warehouse & Distribution
  • E-Commerce
  • Digital & Data Services
  • Handling & Fulfilment
  • Print Services
  • Procurement
  • Experiential
  • Database Management
  • Website Design
  • Mailsort Services
  • Customer Services 

Sykes Global Services Fulfilment Centre has over 30 years’ experience in the business to consumer (B2C) and business to business (B2B) channels. With the ever increasing complexities of supply chain management and Omni channel solutions Sykes is at the forefront of delivering international solutions to major global brands as well as local UK businesses whether they are well established or looking to break into their respective markets by outsourcing for the first time.

Our fulfilment specialties in the Promotional Marketing arena include On Pack promotions, Prize competitions, Loyalty and reward programs, Sampling promotions, Database Management, Kitting and assembly and Client financial services

  • 100,000 sq ft Secure Site
  • 130+ staff
  • B2C/B2B Fulfilment
  • Web/order interface
  • Manufacturing
  • Returns/Product recalls
  • Multicurrency cash collection/VAT Management
  • Gift card processing
  • Integrated carrier Management across EMEA
  • Marketing projects
  • ISO 13485 Medical Devices 

i-movo is the UK’s leading ‘secure digital voucher’ system having processed over 15 million transactions worth in excess of £220 million. The service is available in over 60,000 locations across the whole of the UK, including all retailers with epay, PayPoint and Payzone terminals. The system enables vouchers to be distributed by SMS, email or direct mail for a variety of business applications including promotional vouchers, newspaper subscriptions, loyalty transactions, utility service credits and making cash payments of up to £100. Each voucher is unique and checked at the point of use to ensure its validity. Users of the service include Coca-Cola, Financial Times, Guardian Media Group, Molson-Coors, Pepsico, SPAR, Telegraph Media Group, Walkers Crisps, together with many of the UK’s energy companies, mobile phone operators and financial institutions.


POD Staffing are experts in event staffing across the UK & Ireland experiential market. Formed in 2010 we have a unique, personal approach to staffing. Our Senior management team has a rich wealth of experience in all types of event staffing: in store, guerrilla, PR stunts and road-shows.  

We recruit, train, motivate and retain the very best people in the industry.  More important than anything else, we treat our staff with upmost respect which installs a greater level of commitment when representing POD in the field. With an industry leading payment plan – staff want to work for Pod!  

We focus entirely on staffing, with no distractions for senior management whilst maintaining strong longstanding partnerships for logistics and operations so we can offer whatever package our client needs when it comes to implementing a campaign at the highest standards.  


Granby are specialists in promotional handling and fulfilment solutions. With over 50 years’ experience, we are renowned with both brands and agencies for our flexible, intelligent and trusted solutions. Granby helps you deliver successful campaigns for your clients, supporting you with on-pack promotions, digital receipt validation, promotional microsites, promotional helplines, fulfilment & distribution, loyalty & reward programs, product sampling, personalised print and digital competitions. All our solutions are supported by our clever infrastructure and reporting which gives you and your clients full visibility throughout the campaign duration.

Granby manages your campaign from start to finish, ensuring the mechanics behind the promotion work like clockwork to deliver your campaign seamlessly. We help you and your clients connect with their customers.



Whistl are experts in enabling brands to connect with consumers in their homes. We are market leaders in doordrop media services and offer a wide range of in-home sampling opportunities. We apply insight and data analytics to target households that fit specific geo-demographic profiles. Our full service spans the campaign lifecycle, from briefing to delivery, and evaluation insights. 

Our unique 'opt-in' in-home sampling format ensures less wastage by only distributing sample products to consumers who have 'opted-in' to the campaign. Trial, acquisition, brand awareness and retail footfall are common objectives that our intelligent approach to audience targeting delivers. In-home sampling enables immediate trial, in the relaxed home environment, and works for established brands and new product launches alike. It is proven to build greater consumer loyalty with sales uplifts performing over the longer term to drive market share.  


EMIRAT is a promotional risk transfer company, we enable you to deliver events and promotions that create impact and drive consumers to purchase without the financial risks that can jeopardise your bottom line. Whether you opt for couponing, money back guarantees, a big jackpot or something new, we can help. Either give us a brief and we’ll give you a cost or give us a budget and we’ll tell you what’s possible. However we get there, the agreed fee is all that you will pay.        


S.M.A.R.T is EMIRAT’s new Social Media Application Route Technology.  We are now able to assist our clients to use Social Media in a completely different way - as a route of entry for their promotions!  It’s cleaner, quicker, easier and simpler.  

S.M.A.R.T plugs into existing platforms, adapting them as a route of entry for prize promotions and cash backs. If social media is to play such a huge role in society, it should be reflected in our promotional marketing campaigns.

EMIRAT promote Bigger, promote Better, promote SMARTer .


Pictures Experience specialise in customised and branded images for event marketing. From branded photos to animated GIFs, from videos to 3D images, we create and capture moments of brand engagement. These moments can then be shared by your event participants with their friends on social media. Since 2010, we have completed hundreds of projects for clients across Europe – in fact, our work has taken us as far as Japan. We keep innovative, cutting-edge solutions close to your hearts – and it is the most demanding projects, the most unique requests, and the most difficult challenges that drive us to create those solutions. Of course, it’s not all technology. We’re also a team that’s passionate about photography and excited by the role it can play in the ever-changing world of event marketing, where the impossible is turned into a smooth, image-based solution.  

Westfield Corporation is one of the world’s leading shopping centre companies with iconic retail destinations in London, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles among its portfolio of 34 centres including the two largest shopping centres in Europe, Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City. Last year approximately 400 million customer visits to Westfield Corporation shopping centres generated over $16 billion in retail sales. In London alone, the two Westfield shopping centres generate over £2bn in retail sales and over 70 million customer visits.

Westfield’s strategy is to develop and own superior retail destinations in major cities by integrating food, fashion, leisure and entertainment and by using technology to better connect retailers with consumers.

Westfield continually improves its portfolio by developing existing centres, acquiring new centres and exploring opportunities in new markets. Many shopping centres in the portfolio are owned in partnership with the world’s leading property investment institutions. Westfield also works with the world’s leading retail and luxury brands to create a unique shopping and leisure experience.