As a professional, you’re always out and about. There are meetings to attend, conferences to go to, and corporate retreats to be a part of. Sometimes a business-related event might even expose you to your target audience such as community outreach events and trade shows. This provides you with the perfect opportunity to market your brand and one of the best ways to get started is with promotional products. If you’re looking to increase your brand awareness, you need to get your name out there.
You have to inform people about who you are and what you’re offering to the table. When a merchandise is labeled with your company’s name and logo, you’re essentially making your brand discoverable. Utilizing promotional merchandise while you’re out on the road will help expand your overall audience and may even help you land new customers/followers on a certain area.
For the on-the-go professionals, we’ve rounded off a list of 10 promotional products that we believe will help boost your brand’s reach while you’re away from the confines of your corporate office.
10 promotional products for professionals that are always on the move.
- A power bank.
Most professionals never leave their home without carrying a power bank. It’s a convenient and reliable source of power that keeps your mobile devices juiced up whenever you need it. Power banks are perfect for handing out as promotional gifts or giveaways since it appeals to almost everyone in this tech-oriented age. One power bank that we love to use is the Erg Power Bank which comes with a 4,000 mAh battery packed in a light, ergonomic package, making it a handy essential for on the go professionals.
- A key finder.
Key finders work well as a promotional merchandise because think about it; it’s so easy to lose a key inside a suitcase that’s full of clothes and important documents. It’s a smart imprinted item that should be in any professional’s pocket so you’ll never have to worry about where your keys are! You can print your brand’s name or logo on the key fob to get your brand out there.
- A pair of earphones.
If you do a lot of traveling, you know full well how important a good pair of earphones are. Earbuds and headphones free yourself from the noise of the outside world while blasting to your favorite tunes. It keeps you in the zone and allows you to concentrate on the task at hand. Customised earphone cases with your brand’s logo can be handed out as freebies in marketing and sales.
- A jacket.
Jackets are an essential clothing item for on the go professionals. Sometimes business meetings and auditoriums can get quite cold which is why you need a good jacket to help keep you warm. Our favorite jacket is the Bonded Softshell Jacket. It combines both style and functionality by using a hi-tech 3 layer breathable fabric. Slap on your brand’s name on the front and this jacket is sure to be immediately noticed at any seminar or meeting.
- Tumblers and bottles.
Tumblers and bottles are always a fan favorite and you should always be carrying one around with you. Drink bottles are frequently used around the office and most of your brand’s followers would surely love to have one. You can choose to laser engrave your brand’s logo on the cap and have the brand name printed on the front. Metal tumblers like the OCDR18 500ml Stainless Steel Tumbler are our top pick because of its foam base pad and its stainless steel finish.
- A USB flash drive.
Being able to access important files and documents is important for any business professional. That’s why a USB flash drive is a crucial device for you to carry around when you’re doing plenty of traveling. These are also a great choice for corporate gifts with your brand name printed on both sides of the device.
- A watch.
Today, watches aren’t just used for telling the time. These devices are also for other things like tracking your fitness and even managing your notifications. Bluetooth smart watches are all the rage right now and we find that the IPAC32 Bluetooth Smart Watch makes a great time-telling companion that you can use yourself or hand it over as a sales gift.
- A padfolio.
During business meetings, it’s important to take note of key discussions. Professionals should always have a padfolio on the ready to jot down notes, reminders, and messages. You can customise padfolios so that the logo and brand name appear on the front cover.
- A pen.
As a professional, you should always carry a pen with you for writing notes and signatures. Having a premium pen on hand exudes an air of class and professionalism. Brand name printed pens are a common promotional product handed over at outreach events and trade shows.
- A traveling bag.
For the on-the-go professional, a travel bag is the ultimate form of promotional merchandise. Conference bags keep your essential items organised and store all of your gear properly. The Double Curve Conference Bag is our ideal choice because it offers plenty of storage space in a professional-looking package.
Promotional products are an effective low-cost marketing strategy that on the go professionals should take advantage of. It provides instant brand recognition and allows you to increase your brand awareness no matter where you go. To further boost your brand exposure, consider bringing these products with you the next time you attend a conference or business meeting.