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Re-live the 2016 BOSS Awards

17 November 2016

The BOSS Awards was held last month at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

If you missed it or want to re-live the night, watch the BOSS Awards video here celebrating our award winners.

 

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Catch up on the BOSS Introduction to Digital Marketing Conference

11 November 2016

Last month BOSS held a sell-out conference, An Introduction to Digital Marketing, on the same day and at the same venue as the BOSS Awards.

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Support the BOSS/BOSS Federation team in the Climb of Life

03 November 2016

This Friday the BOSS/BOSS Federation team, along with members of the UK office products industry, will be battling the British elements to climb many of the Lakelands highest peaks to raise money for The Institute of Cancer Research in The Climb of Life.

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The B2B sector of the industry was in growth during September

28 October 2016

After a year that had been averaging an over 10% decline in sales value from January to August, September offered a welcome reversal with a 3% sales value increase over the same period in 2015. The data is derived from GfK's Panelmarket, a headline report which measures 39 product categories across both B2B and retail, and is available free to BOSS members on our website.

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Has Brexit had an impact or is that a red herring?

21 October 2016

Here at BOSS we'd like to understand and communicate the impact the EU referendum result has had on our sector so far. We'd also like to gain members' views on what the important considerations are for your businesses as we approach the reality of Brexit.

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BOSS run a sell-out Digital Marketing Conference on the afternoon of the BOSS Awards

18 October 2016

This conference took place on the afternoon of the annual BOSS Awards dinner and at the same venue. BOSS CEO Philip Lawson's introduction pointed out to over 100 delegates that the topic is so current and core to businesses that in a few years it will just be called "marketing". It was vital, Lawson said, that the OP industry should be prepared now for an era in which the buyer - not the seller - is in control.

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2016 BOSS Awards Winners

2016 BOSS Awards Winners

17 October 2016

BOSS are delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 BOSS Awards

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BOSS show off their new UniForm

21 July 2016

New product launches are the lifeblood of the growth of the Business Supplies industry and speed to market and breadth of adoption are key to their success. Vendors have always been asked by resellers and wholesalers to supply data in a variety of different formats to support the launch of their new products so that those products can be then listed in catalogues or online. That work can be time consuming and costly and frustrating for the vendors as they are just repeating the same data provision process but in different ways.

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BOSS Awards - deadline extended

BOSS Awards - deadline extended

30 June 2016

The entry deadline to the 2016 BOSS Awards has been extended from 30 June to 21 July. All entries must be submitted by this date for a chance to win a coveted BOSS Award.

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Five reasons to enter the BOSS Awards

16 June 2016

Do you want to raise your company profile, increase your revenue, tell customers and suppliers how good you are?

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BOSS Awards call for entries now open

BOSS Awards call for entries now open

26 May 2016

The BOSS Awards Call for Entries is now open with ten categories to enter.

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Last chance to book for BenGolf

19 May 2016

The 2016 BenGolf Tournament will be at Wyboston Lakes Golf Centre, near St Neots on Monday 13 June 2016.

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Duncan Savage - Thanksgiving Service

05 May 2016

A Thanksgiving Service for the life of Duncan Savage will be held on Friday 13 May at 11am to which all are welcome.

The service will held at All Saints Church, Church Road, Christian Malford, Wiltshire, SN15 4BW (located at the end of Church Road just past the school). 

 

 

 

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Relive the BOSS Leaders of the Future Conference

05 May 2016

The BOSS Leaders of the Future Conference took place at Stationers' Hall in London last month.

The event focussed on how the next generation of OP industry professionals could connect, engage and grow professionally and profitably. The theme for the day was "it starts with us."

 

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BOSS Members' Day - Monday 6 June 2016

28 April 2016

On Monday 6 June you are invited to join the new Chairman of the BOSS Federation, Geoffrey Betts, and the new CEO, Philip Lawson, at BOSS Members' Day at the prestigious Stationers' Hall in London.

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New GfK headline report on annual value and volume in the OP industry

14 April 2016

GfK have released the latest headline reports on the top 39 product groups in the OP industry. Information is gathered from around 75% of the main resellers and is consolidated by GfK into the report which is free to all BOSS members and shows month on month, quarter on quarter, year to date, and year on year trends.

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BOSS appoints new CEO

23 March 2016

The BOSS Federation are delighted to announce the appointment of Philip Lawson as their next Chief Executive Officer. Philip succeeds Michael Gardner who is retiring after 8 successful years in the role. Michael leaves a strong legacy having transformed the federation through steady membership growth and broadening the services available. Lawson's appointment follows a comprehensive recruitment process and is effective from 1 June 2016.

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BOSS YMC 2016 - what to expect

18 February 2016

Calling the next generation of OP industry leaders to the BOSS Young Managers' Conference 2016, which takes place on Friday 15 April at Stationers' Hall in London.


Here is a teaser of what to expect on the day.

 

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Book your place at the 2016 Visual Media Conference

Book your place at the 2016 Visual Media Conference

12 February 2016

The Visual Media Conference returns in 2016 with a range of top class industry speakers who will be debating the latest trends in marketing communications.

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BOSS Young Managers' Conference 2016

28 January 2016

Calling the next generation of OP industry leaders! The 2016 BOSS Young Managers' Conference will take place on Friday 15 April at Stationers' Hall in London and is destined to be a sell-out!

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