Event Swag Your Attendees Will Actually Use

Written by Damian O’Keeffe on June 22, 2015

 

Take or toss? From t-shirts to lanyards, from USBs to keychains, we’ve seen them all! But what exactly have you done with your latest stress ball? Whether you are planning your next corporate event or trade show, creating a lasting impression on your attendees is key. Don’t let your swag bags fall victim to the trash! Hornblower’s breaking down the most handy gifts that your guests will actually put to use in the real world. Enhance your promotional value with the following items below:

1. Technology:

  • Mobile chargers
  • Phone accessories
  • Earbuds/ Headphones/ Speakers
  • Selfie stick
  • Power banks 

2. Umbrellas: 

  • Folding
  • Golf
  • Portable/ mini
  • Clear bubble
  • Fashion

3. Care Packages:

  • Lip balm
  • Mints
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Advil
  • Tide pen

4. Fun Snacks: 

  • M&Ms
  • Jelly bean packages
  • Trail Mix/ nuts 
  • Popcorn / cookie tins
  • Granola/ power bars

5. Bags & Totes:

  • Eco-friendly/ reusable/ recyclable grocery totes 
  • Drawstrings
  • Canvas bags
  • Messenger bags & briefcases 
  • Insulated cooler tote

6. Drinkware:

  • Wine openers/ stoppers
  • Koozies & can coolers
  • Thermoses & water bottles
  • Coasters
  • Tumblers

7. Seasonal Items:

  • Beach towels/ bags
  • Flip flops
  • Frisbees
  • Golf balls & tees 
  • Picnic blanket