The PPM - Professionals in Print and Media - is a not for profit organisation which is run by volunteers who work within the printing, packaging, media and graphic communications industries, for the benefit of people who work within those industries. In an industry which is changing by the day, training is a fact of life and well rounded, highly motivated people are essential. PPM membership provides individuals with unique development opportunities, with a varied and ever changing programme of events held throughout the country.
28 July 2011
Dear valued YMP member
As you are undoubtedly aware the printing industry has gone through many turbulent times over the last few years, resulting in the loss of many companies along the way. The loss of those companies in this economic climate has had a considerable effect on the membership of our trade organisations.
09 October 2010
Once again the NTW was held in the beautiful Peak District, with its stunning views and breathtaking landscapes. The weekend was a great success, thanks to Sam and his team from Acclimbatize, who where extremely confident and professional and made everyone feel safe in all the events over the weekend.
09 October 2010
Not sure about you, but it does not seem that long since the 2009 Conference in Cardiff, and here we are again gearing up for 2011. As you are probably aware, it has not been an easy 18 months and there was no conference held in 2010, this was only the 2nd time in the history of the YMP, which has been going for over 80 years, the first time being during the years around WWII, when no conference was held for 8 years.
11 March 2009
For over 80 years the YMP has been providing quality training and networking opportunities for people who work in the print industry, and this year's conference, the flagship event of the YMP calendar, promised to deliver just that.
10 January 2008
Between 7.30 and 8.00 pm on a cold December 18th a number of YMPs made the trip to Stratford East London.
08 January 2008
The hugely popular YMP National Conference and main event of the YMP annual calendar will be held at The Palace Hotel, Buxton set in the beautiful surroundings of Derbyshire and the Peak District.
Taking place over the weekend of Friday 29 February to Sunday 2 March, the conference themed ‘Increasing Personal Effectiveness’, is a must for motivated people within the print industry and employers who want their employees to grow and develop their business to peak performance.
30 October 2007
The setting for this year's NTW was the breathtaking Tower Wood, on Windermere in the Lake District. Memorable moments included scuba diving, canoeing, orienteering and ghyll scrambling.
19 December 2006
23 - 25 February 2007, De Vere Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth Themed, 'What does the future hold? - The shape of things to come.' BPIF Chief Executive Michael Johnson will kick start the event, which promises to offer attendees a packed programme of simulating, participative and fun learning opportunities. Guests will look at how good customer service can benefit their organisations as well as find out about the latest technologies, products and services from leading suppliers.
14 November 2006
Have you ever wished that someone could find the answer to crystal ball gazing and tell you what is going to happen in the printing industry in the distant and not so distant future, and how you will manage to still be around to get there? The answer may be found at the YMP National Conference
09 March 2006
The YMP Organisation has been running its annual conference for 70 years, this makes it one of the longest running annual events in the UK. The 70TH YMP National Conference, at Heythrop Park Oxfordshire, in February this year, was again a huge success. For the third year running Rhodes Event Management facilitated the training for the weekend, the theme of which was ‘Efficiency, Communication and Profitability – The Three Steps to Success’.
09 February 2006
This year's YMP conference is based on three main topics: Efficiency, Communication and Profitability. The event will allow delegates to become intimately involved with building and maintaing a successful company from a totally new perspective.
26 May 2005
Midland YMP Region will be holding a training session on Well Being And Time Management on Thursday 16 June 2005.
16 December 2004
At the YMP general meeting on 8 December, the organisation, aimed at fostering better management in the industry through helping people in print develop their leadership and management skills, voted in a number of new changes set to revolutionise the organisation from perceived social club to learning and development organisation.
14 September 2004
The Midland Regional YMP Committee can confirm the following events for 2004 / 05. Full details of the individual events will be sent to YMP members in due course. Events are also open for non YMP's to attend, for further information please contact Sammie Dell-Ashby on 0121 7897222 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
14 September 2004
Possibility Thinking Getting and Achieving Goals First event of the 2004/05 diary of regional events. Tuesday 28 September 04 @ The Grey Hound Inn, Lutterworth. After the success of last years Icebreaker meeting we thought we would run a similar event to kick start the 2004/05 programme.
05 August 2004
YMP is offering you the chance to show your knowledge of print. This year the YMP National Competition will be based around a fantastic new on-line business quiz specific to the print industry.
25 June 2004
Four young people left the headquarters of the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF) on June 24 each with a cheque for £2500 to help fund their education, training and careers in printing and the graphic arts.
12 May 2004
The annual conference this year was hosted by YMP Midland Region at Bosworth Hall, Market Bosworth at the end of February, was a hugh success.
08 March 2004
Team building at its best….. A chance to catch up and exchange tales and photos from the conference. Of course the bowling will be competitive, it’s Midland Region. Date: Saturday 20th March 2004 Venue: AMF Bowling Barkergate Nottingham