London Met's 12th annual Big Idea Competition has a dynamic new sponsor and partner this year in the form of printing experts CardsMadeEasy, who will be lending their expertise to all participants, as well as a sets of high-quality printed business cards to the lucky winners of the prestigious contest. With investment in youth the main theme of the competition, CardsMadeEasy will be supporting the contest, and the participants, every step of the way, cementing their status as a unique printing company with an eye on the future of commerce and industry. Six lucky category finalists will receive 200 printed business cards each from CardsMadeEasy, and the overall winner of the competition will receive a bumper print promotional package that will give them a great head start in making connections and furthering their concept. The winner will receive free business cards for themselves and up to two colleagues for a whole year, 300 compliment slips, and 300 flyers or mini brochures to promote their business concept – all courtesy of the printing experts and sponsors of the contest. Neil Forrest, Online Sales Director of CardsMadeEasy, says, "We are thrilled to be supporting this competition which prizes youth and innovation. As a printing company, we are privileged to be in a position where we can help to support the business brains of tomorrow with our products, and we are looking forward to supplying the shortlist and eventual winner with the print materials that they need to go on and make a success of their winning idea." He says, "We are always on the look-out for ways in which we can support start-
ups and new ventures , an I remember when we were just a four-person technology start-up ourselves, looking for a way to get our ideas heard. The students of today are the successful entrepreneurs of tomorrow, and it's important that we encourage and support them properly. If there are any budding young entrepreneurs out there looking for design advice, or low-cost ways in which they can promote their concept or ideas, we urge them to get in touch with our friendly team, who are always on hand to help out."
The Big Idea Competition reaches more than 30,000 students every year, and the entrants come from a whole range of departments, backgrounds, disciplines and degree subjects. CardsMadeEasy, with their expert team of designers, marketing gurus and those learned in the field of printed promotions, are in a prime position to offer as much help and support as the participants need in order to put the wheels in motion and get their concept seen by all the right people.