Premium promotional products are worth investing in, whether it be for clients or your employees.
Not only will they be appreciated and valued, with having a high perceived value, a premium branded gift will be kept for longer and brand recall will be more likely. If you need any more ideas as to where and how to use premium branded gifts, check out our previous blog.
Having put the spotlight on premium branded gifts this month on our social media channels, here is a roundup of our top 30 premium product picks for you to help spark ideas for your next marketing campaign!
If you are thinking of investing in a premium backpack – this is a bobby dazzler! With pick-pocketing and theft becoming an increasingly alarming concern, the Bobby backpack is designed with this in mind. It has hidden pockets, reflective prints and is made with cut-proof high quality fabric. The Bobby backpack comes in 5 fashionable colours, has an integrated USB charging port, rain cover and compact tote bag included.
Keeping to the anti-theft theme, these sleek aluminium RFID card holders protect your most important cards against electronic pick pocketing. They can hold up to 7 cards or 5 embossed cards with an easy side slider which will push the cards up gradually.
With podcasts and the latest album releases at the touch of a button, earphones/ear pods are a useful, desirable branded gift. We like these Bluetooth Sports ear pods which are wireless and connect via Bluetooth. With no more tangled wires to get in the way, they could be the perfect premium gift for goers of the gym, runners or hikers. These ear pods come packaged in a luxury faux leather shell case with enough room to contain both the ear pods and the charging cable. They have a print area on the back of the controls and on the case to highlight your branding message.
Whether you want to charge your devices or write down some notes, the Wireless Notebook has you covered. It features a flat 10,000mAh battery capable of both wired and Qi wireless charging with 4 LED battery light indicators, 4 separate compartments for cables and cards and a replaceable A5 notebook with pen holder. The metallic plate on the front of the notebook can be engraved providing a premium feel to a unique and professional promotional gift.
Branded travel mugs are a must these days and if you want to impress your clients this Contigo Huron model is bound to do so, reflecting premium and quality. It is vacuum insulated keeping drinks warm for 5 hours and cold for 12. It also has a leakproof SNAPSEAL patented push up, push down sipper.
Another in-demand branded gift is the wireless speaker. We have chosen to put the spotlight on the Xoopar iLo Wireless Branded Speaker. It has an incredible 10 Watt sound and rich bass and really snazzy interchangeable LED lights with different modes which will help to accentuate your engraved logo to the fullest.
Even though we are using our phones and tablets more often than not to record important dates, nothing beats having a traditional diary – especially to keep work commitments separate from home ones. We are loving this new superior Italian made diary. You can create spectacular branding effects on the Matra cover with gold, silver or metallic embossed foils. The diary is suitable for full colour digital print to create full cover or logo branding design. What’s more they are made from FSC ecological ivory paper, sourced from sustainable forests. Diaries make a useful gift and will keep your brand in front of your clients daily.
This honeycomb fruit infuser branded bottle is our 8th premium product pick. It is both lockable and leak-proof with a push button lid giving it a quality handle and feel. Branded fruit infusers and water bottles are brilliant to promote healthy living and would make a perfect Christmas corporate gift, ready for the January health kicks!
Light up branded gifts are all the rage at the moment – there is a whole host of branded items you can have lit up. We always get an amazing reaction when we show these products to our clients. You can also have individual client names added to really personalise and make your business gift special. Check out our blog about power banks and why investing in a premium, quality standard of product is worth while.
If you want your premium product to ooze class and sophistication, this clever fold-away weather station engraved with your logo is sure to fit the bill. It incorporates a clock, thermometer and hygrometer.
A good quality, well designed branded garment is a premium business gift that will be really appreciated. We particularly like this hooded softshell made with a a 3-layer construction including a thin, high quality membrane for maximum comfort, whatever the weather. It is waterproof, windproof and highly breathable and is also available for kids too.
If your clients travel – this high quality world adaptor and charger could be a extremely useful. The adaptor works in more than 200 countries and has a lifetime replacement warranty. It comes with a dual USB port for charging two USB devices (smartphone, tablet, etc.) while using a third device.
Who doesn’t like a wee tipple in the festive season?! This fantastic contemporary 6oz stainless steel hip flask in a brushed silver finish is presented in a gift box with a funnel and 2 cups. With your logo and/or call to action engraved on this set, it exudes an executive, quality message.
If your clients are on the road a lot, maybe they are sales reps, then this Smart Car Charger could suit them well. With dual ports and a 5V output, this car charger easily powers up devices on the move and with four printing options available – spot colour, full colour, full colour dome and bespoke PVC mould, your brand will be easily remembered.
Over-ear headphones are not only practical but can be fashionable too…if you are wanting to show how stylish your company is, these Fresh ‘n Rebel wireless will not disappoint. Available in 4 cool shades and presented in retail packaging, they are sure to impress the right clientelle. They have Active Noise Cancelling which covers the whole ear and is therefore amazing in a noisy environment.
Another on-trend, must have item is a vacuum insulated travel bottle. The Tide combines the convenience of a plastic bottle with the high efficiency and eco-friendly benefits of a traditional vacuum bottle. This premium bottle will keep cool drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot drinks hot for up to 18 hours and has a generous 500ml capacity. The branding area is large with 5 different print methods AND 16 stock colours with matt or glossy finishes available. You can even have individual names printed on the bottle! PLUS we can Pantone match with orders over 500 units. What’s not to love?!
This fashionable Smart Activity Watch can be worn all day and night to help achieve a healthy lifestyle. It tracks real-time heart rate, monitors blood pressure, steps, sleep, calories burnt, connects to your messages and even functions as an alarm clock, selfie remote and Find my phone tracker. Did you get to the end of that sentence and need to read it again?! So many useful tools in this branded activity watch! It would make a perfect corporate incentive or gift.
A nicely presented gift set with several branded executive items enclosed is a classy way to reward your clients or team. You can pick and choose which items you have depending on your audience and budget. A gift set with a ballpen and key ring for example as above, is lightweight, compact and slimline set for cost effective & practical transportation.
The ultimate premium gift – an umbrella! Umbrellas will be kept for years and have lasting impact on your clients. There are lots of varieties available, small, mid-sized, golf umbrellas with a number of print options. We have highlighted the above Golf Umbrella as it has a visually stunning double canopy which allows a different colour or print on the inside of your umbrella! This branded umbrella is also storm-proof giving making it practical and durable.
With recycled and sustainability being such a big concern for many people, there is a massive trend for any natural finishes on branded products. This premium desktop organiser is a fine example, made of Bamboo and branded by laser engraving or tampon printing your logo and details on. The 4 recessed compartments can easily accommodate pens, paper clips and other office accessories. But it can do even more – with the integrated Wireless Charging Station, the organiser is compatible with all smartphones of the newer generation that support wireless charging.
If you are wanting a more understated wireless charger, how about this branded wireless pad? Designed for Qi compatible devices, all you have to do is plug it in and place your device on the pad to charge it! Being thin and compact, the wireless pad is the perfect business gift for those who travel.
We couldn’t not include a branded notebook in our top 30 premium product picks. This sumptuous Italian made Phoenix promotional notebook is the Crème de la crème! It boasts luxury gold page edges combined with a subtle grain cover set, colour contrasted hand stitched border, elasticated band, loop detailing and a ribbon marker. Whats more they are made with FSC ecological paper sourced from sustainable forests.
Another traditional premium promotional gift is this luxurious leather Zipped A4 Conference Pad Holder. If your clients attend regular meetings, a high quality branded conference folder which will keep all their most important notes and items organised will be greatly appreciated.
We said light up branded gifts were all the rage, and we weren’t kidding! Our second light up branded gift in the list is this wireless 3W Bluetooth speaker. It has a smooth connection of up to 10 metres as well as a built-in 400 mAh battery giving up to 4 hours play.
We featured a number of blogs last month all about sustainable branded products and here is a real gem! Available in 7 vibrant colours, this sustainable 350ml tumbler with silicone grip and lid is manufactured from 100% biodegradable plant material (PLA). It is BPA free and dishwasher proof too. Your clients/employees will also be able to limit their use of disposable cups with reusing this travel mug at coffee shops and cafes.
Bags are one of the most popular branded items purchased¹. Investing in a good quality eco-friendly branded bag such as this Green & Good Sherborne juco bag will not only showcase your green credentials but no doubt be kept for a long time. Made with a 50% mix of jute and unbleached cotton, the Sherborne has long soft handles and a tighter weave creating a smooth surface ideal for more detailed print designs.
Power banks are a go-to useful and relevant branded gift. Our 27th premium promotional pick is this mega multi device 10,000 mAh power bank. It has 3 USB outlets to charge devices simultaneously and is designed with a white body and a range of coloured trims. They are individually boxed to add that retail premium touch. Check out our blog about power banks and why investing in a premium, quality standard of product is worth while.
Gin bars are popping up all over the country and the spirit is becoming a well known favourite². Gin glasses are therefore on many peoples wish lists, and so would make a fantastic premium promotional gift. Your artwork or logo can be engraved into the glass and it is presented in a tuck box presentation carton.
On the theme of drink branded gifts, what about this stainless steel wine set? It features a bottle stopper, a corkscrew, a drip catcher and pouring spout with stopper all of which are presented in a stylish gift box. As well as branding on the case, you are able to engrave your logo on the arch of the bottle opener handle.
Last but not least, where would a blog about premium promotional gifts be without a branded pen?! Branded pens are without doubt the go-to business gift. By investing in a premium pen or pen set, you will make a lasting impression on your client or employee. There are various executive pens to choose from but we like the Jotter from well-known and iconic brand Parker. It comes in 4 classy shades, writes in blue or black ink and the cap can be laser engraved with your branding.
So that’s it! We hope you have enjoyed our top 30 premium promotional product picks and that you are left buzzing with some business gift ideas for both your clients and employees alike!
If you have any queries with the above items or would like to discuss your branded merchandise strategy, why not speak to one of the team on 0114 275 4150 or email us.
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¹Branded bags were the number one product group in terms of market value according to The Promotional Merchandise Industry Market Report 2018 produced by Sourcing City.