The Ultimate Guide to Promotional Compendium Styles

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Have you heard of promotional compendiums? They're a ripper way to show off your products or services in a creative, stylish and organised way. You can get 'em in all sorts of shapes, sizes, colours and styles which makes them perfect for any marketing campaign ya got going on. Whether you wanna create one for an event or just use it internally - this guide will give ya everything ya need to know about the available styles. Time to chuck a shrimp on the barbie and take notes!

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Key Takeaways

  • Promotional compendiums are a great way to showcase products and services creatively, stylishly, and organized manner.
  • Different styles of custom-branded compendiums include classic, digital, contemporary, eco-friendly and printed.
  • Select the style that best suits your needs before investing time and money into creating one for your next event or presentation.

Classic Style

Classic-style personalised compendiums are the most popular option. This style typically includes a hardcover and spine, pockets for holding documents and notes, pages with pre-printed or printed designs, customizable options like photo plaques or textured covers and even specialized printing services. The combination of these elements makes this style very versatile. It is ideal for corporate events, conferences and presentations.

Digital Style

Digital-style personalised compendiums are gaining popularity due to their convenience and cost-effectiveness. This compendium type usually consists of a USB drive, CD/DVD disc holder or tablet pouch that can contain digital files like PDFs or images and other data such as music. This is becoming a particularly popular choice among businesses that want to distribute their content without additional costs associated with physical printing.

Contemporary Style

Contemporary-style promotional compendiums combine modern materials with classic elements like leather binders and sewn edges. They usually consist of brightly coloured folders encased in high-quality textured cladding (such as rubberized PVC), steel rings for easy assembly, custom embroidery stitching on the covers and discreet pockets that allow documents and other items to be tucked away neatly inside. This style is perfect for events where attendees interact with your material throughout the day.

Eco-Friendly Style

Eco-friendly compendiums are made from sustainable materials such as post-consumer recycled paper or natural fibres (like cotton) and highly durable finishes (such as water-resistant linings). These compendiums allow companies to show their commitment to environmental responsibility while creating an attractive product lineup at an affordable price point. Many eco-friendly solutions also include features like biodegradable plastic parts that help reduce waste while protecting users against damage caused by rain or other weather conditions.

Printed Style

Printed compendiums use inkjet technology to give prints vivid colour accuracy and sharp detail on every page – making them ideal for showcasing photography or artwork without losing quality in the process. Additionally, they often feature spot varnishes over specific areas which adds texture when touched – allowing users to really engage with your material on a tactile level while still having access to plenty of space inside each folder containing documents or other items needed at hand during events or presentations.


Promotional compendium styles have evolved over time so it’s important to select one that best suits your needs before investing time and money into creating one for your next event or presentation. Each type offers something unique; from classic hardcover bound books that scream professionalism at corporate events – to contemporary folders that make networking more enjoyable amongst peers alike – there's something out there for everyone!

Author Profile: David

David is a sales manager at Cubic Promote with over 13 years of experience in the promotional product industry. David is the resident expert on promotional pens, corporate gift packs, and promotional product distribution across multiple departments. Visit him on LinkedIn.


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