Curious to know what the hottest promotional items are for 2017? With thousands of promotional products available, there is something for everyone to enjoy! The key is finding items that your audience will appreciate and enjoy using. When your products are useful, they get used. Even when you can’t be there to do the promoting, your items are working for you.
Let’s dive into the three most popular promotional items that you can expect to see more of in 2017.
1. Travel Accessories
According to the U.S. Travel Association, direct spending by resident and international travelers in the U.S. averaged $2.6 billion a day in 2015. While people do still travel for business, four out of five domestic trips are taken for leisure purposes. With these numbers, it’s safe to say that you will make some of your customers very happy with travel accessories. Better yet, your products can make it across the globe!
Some of the most commonly requested travel accessories include:
- Wireless speakers
- Wireless earbuds
- Car chargers
- Wireless travel routers
- Vanity/cosmetic bags
- Hot/cold tumblers
2.Reusable Totes and Bags
Reusable totes and bags are popular because they are practical and convenient. Everyone shops, and there is a more conscious effort to protect the environment. Consumers like that woven grocery bags are sustainable, economical and sturdy. By offering custom totes with your name on them, your bags will be used at grocery stores all over the community. The bags also give the impression that your brand is focused on sustainable practices, too.
3. Technology Products
We don’t foresee promotional products in the technology category going anywhere anytime soon. People love technological gadgets because they’re fun and unique.
Since these products can be so distinct, they draw attention from onlookers. A conversation can be started around your brand! Technology can be far-fetched, so look for items that are functional and you can see people using in their everyday lives.
Some of the top picks in the technology category are:
- Virtual reality goggles
- Phone screen cleaners
- Wireless/bluetooth speakers
- Stylus pens
- Solar power packs
- Bluetooth headphones/earbuds
If you’re in the market for new promotional products to hand out at your next event, we hope you found some great ideas to get started with! When chosen carefully to meet the needs and interests of your audience, promotional items never cease to disappoint.