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Visual Media Conference 7 April 2020 – Book now!

Visual Media Conference 7 April 2020 – Book now!

Unique opportunity to learn more from drupa in advance of their event in June 2020! The BPIF are delighted to bring you the 7th Visual Media Conference and Exhibition on 7 April 2020 at the Rose Bowl Leeds. The VMC is a free-to-attend one day event providing vivid...

Signposting

Signposting

We take a holistic approach to applications for support, taking time to look at all the factors in a particular case and how best to provide help. We do not work in isolation and value the relationships we have with like-minded organisations. Here are some of the...

Apprentice 20

Apprentice 20

In recent years, the Stationers’ Company has initiated an annual Apprentice event. The objective is to raise awareness of apprenticeship opportunities and to link young people from across greater London with potential employers. Last year Apprentice 19 was held in the...

Eileen’s Story

Eileen’s Story

One of Eileen’s first jobs when she left school at 15 in the 1950s was in Foyles Bookshop on Charing Cross Road. She lived in Camberwell at the time and had to catch three buses to and from work. “I loved working at Foyles where I repaired damaged spines and covers on...

Bob’s Story

Bob’s Story

Growing up, Bob wanted to work in print, but being fatherless, it was not easy to become an apprentice without a print connection, as many printers operated a closed shop. Bob says: “It’s been ten years since the last time I was on the shop floor of a printers and 55...

Hear from our Print Futures winners

Hear from our Print Futures winners

What have you been up to since winning a Print Future Award?Since I won my Award, I have almost completed my NVQ Level 3 in Business. After I finish this, I will be moving on to a NVQ Level 4 in Project Management.How did your Award help you in furthering your...

Hear from our Print Futures winners

Hear from our Print Futures winners

What have you been up to since winning a Print Futures Award?I have been gaining experience continuously in my workplace with each day that passes. I also used the grant money last November, which allowed me to receive MAC training and has given me access to my own...

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Kayleigh Munn scoops the 2019 BBD&PA Best Student Book Award

Kayleigh Munn scoops the 2019 BBD&PA Best Student Book Award

Congratulations to Kayleigh Munn, a Graphic Design student at UWE Bristol, for winning the 2019 British Book Design and Production Awards’ Best Student Book category for her book, Vegas Baby. As well as being presented with a trophy at the awards event in London on 21...