Author Archives: Scott

About Scott

With a background in car sales, Scott fell onto his marketing feet whilst in the motor-trade. From here, he went on to successfully market one of the biggest dealerships in the South East. As the company's primary founder, Scott left his post as Marketing Manager for the dealer group to "venture" out on his own, starting what is now one of the bestest banner companies in the UK. Despite his fascination with over-sized man-eating crocodiles and his fear of Werewolves, he has continued to drive the business forward and to help others to enjoy the fruits the Banner World has to offer.

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The Fabric of Life

ShareAs a stereotypical middle-class family, we have two cars. My neighbour only has one. But his is a Bentley Continental GT and in a game of top trumps his Bentley will always beat the pickup truck and the Mazda SUV … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Sun

Share It’s January, and as I sit here in the office looking out of the window, the sky is grey, the drizzle is falling and every now and again the roof patters with the sound of a brief hail shower … Continue reading

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Suppliers and Demands

ShareComplaints are not a common occurrence here at Venture. Though mistakes occasionally happen, I am of the opinion that it’s the measure of a company as to how the mistake is rectified, and so we bend over backwards to resolve … Continue reading

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Received in Good Condition (Except When it’s Not)

ShareAs a national supplier of large-format print to the print trade, the most effective way of getting our finished product to our customer or the end-user is using couriers. We’ve been sending out approximately five thousand separate items every month … Continue reading

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The Print Show 2017

ShareEarls Court 2002, the London Boat Show. I found myself sipping champagne on the top deck of an 80ft boat (should it be called a yacht?) with a very nice man in chinos and a blazer who was showing me … Continue reading

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Scams And How To Avoid Being Caught Out

ShareWe’ve all laughed at the email from the wealthy African Prince offering a cut of his millions in return for help to get those millions out of the country. ‘Who an earth would fall for that?’ we snigger as we … Continue reading

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Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

ShareI am sure you are aware Venture Banners advertise a double page spread in most of the leading print trade magazines. We have long standing relationships with these magazines and advertise month in, month out, all year round. In fact … Continue reading

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On Phoenix Companies

Share We find ourselves facing challenging economic conditions and they are not being made any easier by the rising number of companies going bust to avoid their debt and then starting up again the very next day with a different … Continue reading

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Introducing Flags!

ShareWhen I look back on it, it was a bizarre set of coincidences that led me into large format printing and starting Venture Banners (a story for another time!), but when we were setting up the business all those years … Continue reading

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The Origin Of The Problem

ShareA long time ago, before I decided large format printing might be a good way of putting bread on the table and clothing the children, I sold cars. I started in the mid eighties selling Fiat’s and I gradually progressed … Continue reading

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