Promotional Product Trends to Get Into

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With the industry of promotional products becoming ever-more complex and competitive, it is essential for businesses to stay on top of the latest promotional product trends. This article will discuss four of the most popular and promising trends in this field so that you can fully understand what consumers are looking for and make sure that your business can capitalize on them.

Promotional bamboo shades, bamboo notebook and bamboo pen

Key Takeaways

  • Customization is essential in the promotional product industry to provide customers with personalized, engaging items.
  • Sustainability should be taken into account when sourcing promotional materials as many people are now eco-conscious in their buying decisions.
  • Many tech related promotional products are more accessible and cost effective than ever before, making them a great choice for businesses looking to promote their brands!


Customizing promotional products is one of the key trends seen as a major focus point for many manufacturers over the last few years. Consumers want personalized items that they can give away with their brand name or logo at events or in giveaways. With these, they can offer increased engagement and personal connection with their customers or potential target audience. Manufacturers are now able to produce customized items with quick turnaround times, enabling businesses to create bespoke items for even small orders.


Sustainability is now a major factor for many people’s buying decisions and this extends into promotional products too. Consumers are increasingly eco-conscious and do not want brands contributing unnecessarily to plastic waste or other environmental issues when manufacturing promotional products. Therefore, sustainability is now being viewed as an important factor by manufacturers when designing new items and producing existing ones. Businesses should look out for sustainable options when sourcing promotional materials in order to please their customers’ sensibilities - bamboo pens, stainless steel coffee mugs, cotton shopping bags are all great examples of good environmental alternatives..

Cutting Edge Technology

Although technology tends to move quickly there was previously less emphasis placed on tech-related promotional products due to the cost involved in producing these items initially. However, manufacturers have become increasingly savvy about producing tech items at lower prices while still providing quality designs. This means that now companies easily access cutting-edge technology in order to help promote their brand further as well as offering practical solutions such as USB keys / drives or charging cables which may be used by clients regularly after receiving them from a company’s a promotional event/giveaway item - thus ensuring maximum exposure over long periods of time!


Last but not least, consistency between different types of promotional products continues to be key. People often find it useful if various promotional pieces work together - such as stationery sets featuring branded pens & notebooks for instance - which leads to more successful campaigns in terms of creating awareness and increasing interest amongst potential customers about a specific business or product/service range... Having consistent design across all elements used goes a long way towards conveying a strong message/branding image!

In conclusion, staying up-to-date on the latest trends within the realm of promotional products is absolutely essential in order for businesses (and those involved) to make a maximum impact whilst connecting with target audiences! Keeping ahead of the curve with customization , sustainability, cutting edge technology,and consistency can help ensure success & increase your reach with any marketing endeavours utilizing any type/kinds of promotions you may choose!

Author Profile: Wendy

Wendy is the general manager of Cubic Promote and has 14 years of experience in the promotional product industry. Wendy is an expert on the successful execution of marketing merchandise strategies and individual products to suit a broad range of recipients. Visit her on LinkedIn.

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