Workwear Express Makes a Splash with Durham Regatta

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Durham based workwear & printed clothing company help support local Durham Regatta event with promotional t-shirts.

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Making a Splash

The chance to partner with organisations and local events is something we are always happy to do, and as a company being able to provide t-shirts for this rowing event is something that, as a company, we are really proud of.

Workwear Express, a leading UK based workwear & promotional clothing supplier, made a splash this past weekend by providing the 180th annual Durham Regatta Rowing event with hundreds of promotional t-shirts.

The annual rowing event saw competitors from all corners of the UK compete in the North East’s premier rowing event, providing a thrilling day of entertainment for the locals, and is particularly popular amongst Durham University students. Workwear Express, a Durham based company, is a regular sponsor of the event.

“Events such as the Durham Regatta are great not only for the locals, but also for the press coverage it gives to Durham. The chance to partner with organisations and event locally is something we are always happy to do, and as a company being able to provide t-shirts for this rowing event is something that, as a company, we are really proud of,” Said Andrew Ward, Workwear Express director.

Workwear Express produced almost 1,000 promotional t-shirts for the event, in four different colours to be worn during the weekend and help promote the event. The Durham Regatta is just one of many local events that Workwear Express sponsors, as part of the organisations drive to work in close partnership with local firms & events.

There was panic amongst officials in the weeks leading up to the event, as debris from a fallen tree was blocking part of the long course. Workmen were able to clear this blockage however, allowing the event to take place for its 180th outing. Over 10,000 spectators, competitors and media personnel attend the event each year.

Workwear Express has accumulated a wealth of experience supplying promotional wear to major events over the organisations 20 year trading history. The organisation has worked in partnership with the Lumiere, providing event staff with high viz vests. The Lumiere is the UK’s largest light festival, which takes place in the Winter yearly, and is hosted in Durham.

Workwear Express endeavours to support local organisations and encourages strong relationships with local businesses by offering a consistent, high level of quality with a fast turn-around. Those living in the Durham area can visit the organisations free holding property which contains the Workwear Express store, allowing customers to pick their order up, which is situated next to the companies printing & embroidery factory – custom built to fulfil the needs of the business and one of the largest factories of its kind in the UK.

2013 is set to be a big year for Workwear Express, as they are looking to increase turnover by 35% over the next year, something which encourages the company to continually add to its client base. Not only is 2013 an important year for Workwear Express, but also for the Durham Regatta. The rowing event expanded its offerings this year, with the inclusion of the first ever CAMRA Durham Beer festival, which ran in conjunction with the event.

To find out more about the local companies that Workwear Express helps support and provide apparel to, or to view their entire range of workwear and customisable clothing, visit the company website below or get in touch via:

Phone: 0800 028 5867

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