The Hottest Promotional Product Trends For 2018
We want to greet 2018 with a BIG BANG, and what could be a more effective way to do this than by introducing some of the new emerging trends and interesting promotional merchandise that is practical and eye catching for the vast majority of end users. These products speak versatility and minimalism, but at the same inventiveness and creativity.
In our ever-changing environment, we always want something that will make our lives easier and less cluttered. Something that is new but not difficult to get used to. Something that would be user-friendly and is adaptable to many situations and occurrences. Although there are tons of products that fit those descriptions, there are certain guidelines that may help you figure out the best promotional merchandise and giveaways that will make your brand shine and get the spotlight that it deserves.
Below are some of the trends in promotional marketing that will pave the way for even more innovative product ideas.
Who would have thought that the time will come that wires and cables will be a thing of the past? Slowly but surely, technology is becoming a part of our daily lives, and because of this, there will always be something in our bag or purse that is electronic or wireless. Flash drives have been around for a long time, but why not put some excitement in your promotional merchandise by giving away wireless USBs or hard drives? These are your familiar devices but instead of connecting them directly to the computer or phone, you connect via Wi-Fi. This allows for convenient and faster usage, and sharing with other users can be done simultaneously. Another idea is wireless phone chargers or charging pads. This eliminates the hassle of plugging the device to the outlet which makes it more manageable.
The Timeless Pro Items But With a New Twist
Even with the upsurge of new products and unique gadgets, old time staples like pens and mugs will never lose their appeal. But what would make them treasure-worthy is to give them a twist that will WOW your customers. Pens with light-up logos will be admirable to everyone who sees them! Or how about pens with UV light so you can write some secret messages?
There a new spins on old favourites like classic promotional mugs, many with unique features that will be a never-ending conversation piece. Such products that speak of imagination and effectiveness will have a very long shelf life on your customer’s desk.
All in-one Compact Products
These days it’s all about products that save space and accomplish more than just one task. They save us time, energy, and money. Phones that take pictures and you can watch movies from. Flash drives that double as bottle openers. Pens that have a stylus end and a torch on the other. And shoes in a purse? Yes! Choices are endless and these convenient multi-taskers will never go out of style. There will always be something new to discover.
Trends come and go, so basics coupled with new attractions will always be a hit. The products don’t have to cost much, bit they need to valuable to make them almost indispensable. All it takes is thoughtfulness and imagination and it will definitely make its way to your customer’s desk, purse, or pocket. Following certain guidelines like those above will assure you that the promotional merchandise will be gratefully received and utilized for a long time.