Best Promotional Items in Show for 2016

  • Apr 6, 2017

The 2016 PPAI Expo has already come and gone, but left behind are the best and latest in fun and sure-to-be-appreciated promotional items. To help your brand dive into a new year of giveaways and gifts, we’ve put together a list of hot products designed to promote your business and delight your customers, clients, and employees.

Bring on the Bling


There’s nothing trendy about bling, as it has shown itself to have substantial staying power. Bling promotional items are all about making your brand stand out, with rhinestone decorated items drPangea-District_Made_Ladies_60_40_Bling_Tee.jpgawing attention to your logo or artwork in a way few other items can. Topping the list are Tumblers that come in a variety of colors. They’re perfect for hot or cold beverages. Eye-catching standard t-shirts with contrasting shoulder studs are a much appreciated gift for women.

A Breath of Fresh Air

pangea_-_mints_-_in_-_a_-_tin.jpgThey're small in size, but big in flavor and still one of the most popular promotional items around. Custom shaped mints in reusable tins provide long-lasting brand exposure once the mints are long gonePangea_-_3_Oz_Aromatherapy_Wax_Candle_Glass_Jar.jpg. They’re great for giveaways, gift bags, tradeshows or any other event you want to be seen and appreciated. Travelers will love aromatherapy candles in tins that can be tucked in their bag and used to make a hotel room feel more like home.


Terrific Tech Tools

Make a great first impression by promoting your brand or image with a fine point active stylus that is both unique and useful to the recipient. Our Lynktec ApPangea_Matte_Black_Lynktec_Apex_Fine_Point_Active_Stylus.jpgex model delivers a realistic pen-to-paper writing experience, has a metal clip for easy storage and is compatible with all iPads, iPad Air and many Android devices.                                   


Who doesn’t love to sing in the shower? Encourage your client’s inner rock star with a Bluetooth water-resistant speaker that also doubles as a call speaker. The sturdy suction cup keeps in firmly in place, and when placed on a horizontal surface, it doubles as a smartphone stand.

Let’s Drink to That!

Pangea_-_25_Oz_Vintage_Mason_Jar_Glass.jpgWhat do you get when you cross a vintage mason jar with a tumbler? A promotional item that provides a big display area for your brand’s logo and a giveaway that recipients will use again and again. They're dishwasherPangea_-_12_Oz_Vina_Stemless_Collection_Wine_Taster_Glass.jpg safe, made in the USA and include an optional infuser for adding a burst of flavor to the recipient’s beverage of choice. Always welcome anywhere, but even more so in the San Francisco area,stemless wine glasses are a nice change from the traditional stemmed ones – and they pack more easily!

Keeping Active and Fit

Pangea_-_Spunky_Stress_Guy_Squeeze_Toy.jpgStress reduction is good for the body and mind, and one of the easiest ways to bring it down a notch is a stress ball or squeeze toy. For something a little different, choose our Spunky Stress Guy to help recipients get through those tough days at the office. Fun and stress-absorbing, these squeezable guys come in a variety of colors and, when placed on a desk, double as a unique conversation starter.

If your clients, customers or employees love a good workout, cycle or run,Pangea_-_Frigitowel_Cooling_Towel.jpgthey'll appreciate this one-use cooling towel. The cooling sensation lasts for hours, has a clean citrus scent, and is also great on hot days for those who prefer to watch rather than engage in sports. The 100% cotton towel itself is reusable.

The Year Ahead

2016 is shaping up to be a great year for promotional items, with new and exciting products being introduced nearly every day. Keep an eye out for bright desktop items and stationery, thinner touchscreen gloves, and more!