Follow the Trends: A Guide to 2023 Promo

Promotional items have always been a popular way to show appreciation to employees and clients, as well as boost brand awareness. With new tech, styles, and innovations emerging each year, it can be hard to keep up with the latest and greatest. Here are some trending product lines that we have our eyes on in 2023.


Reusable Water Bottles

40oz Tumbler

Pictured: 40 oz Quencher Tumbler

In a time where sustainability is becoming increasingly important, reusable water bottles have become a popular item at home, in the office, or for going out and about. They are not only practical but also eco-friendly to varying levels, making them a great choice for those that are looking to reduce their carbon footprint and focused on staying hydrated in the process. Whether it accompanies you to the gym, your next outdoor venture, or simply meeting up with friends, a quality branded water bottle has the potential to go anywhere and everywhere. 


Bluetooth Headphones

Bluetooth Headphones

Pictured: Aria T3S Bluetooth Headphones

Bluetooth headphones are an essential accessory for people who are always on the go. They are a great way to enjoy music, take calls, and stay connected while allowing for full mobility. Whether you a prefer a larger, over-the-ear design for high performance or a pair of smaller earbuds that easily fit in your pocket, there’s a type for everyone. Make sure to brand the charging case or stick your logo somewhere visible so your brand travels wherever the headphones go!


Wireless Charging Pads 


Pictured: 6-in-1 Wireless Charging Power Bank

With our culture’s dependency on smartphones and other mobile devices, wireless charging pads have become a must-have product for many people. They are convenient, easy to use, and can save time by eliminating the need to search for an outlet. Keep your team fully charged and give them the freedom to work without constraints when you provide them with wireless possibilities.


Customized Tote Bags
Tote Bags

Pictured: Eco Carry Standard Market Bag

Customized tote bags are a practical way to provide employees and clients a branded solution for a potential need. They are perfect for carrying laptops, books, and other essentials, and they can be customized with your company's logo or message. Consider your sustainability initiatives or eco-conscious attitude and select a tote that recipients will appreciate for more reasons than one.


Fitness Trackers and Smartwatches 

Smart Watch

Pictured: Smart Watch Fitness Tracker with Health Monitor

Smartwatches are no longer just a piece you see in Bond movies; Today, their use is widespread, their style is evolving, and they can be a great motivator for people trying to live a healthier lifestyle. Not only do they allow calls and texts, but they also track steps, calories burned, and other health metrics, making them a great choice for companies that are looking to promote wellness along with their brand. At a higher price point, this is an item that recipients will love and immediately appreciate its value and relevance.


These are only a few different promotional items to get you started thinking about the year ahead. Whether you are looking for practical items, high impact branding options, or just something to say, “thank you”, our team has ideas for you. Let us help you choose some items that fit your budget and let’s fast track a campaign that shows your employees and clients that you appreciate them and the hard work or business they provide.

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