Promo Products

7 Big Promotional Products Trends We Noticed at PPAI Expo 2020
January 17, 2020 at 11:31 am

The PPAI Expo is always a good place to see new products, but if you know where to look, it's also a place to discover the overall trends taking shape in promo. Still, the show is huge, so it's not always easy to see the bigger picture. That's why we did the work for you! Here's a breakdown of some of the big promotional products trends we saw in our time at the show...

The Best of PPAI Expo 2020: Day Two
January 15, 2020 at 6:55 pm

The PPAI Expo show floor is so big that you can't really see it all in one day. At least, you wouldn't be able to give everything its due attention. So, for the second day of the show, we explored some corners of the show floor we couldn't venture to yesterday..

Live From Las Vegas: Promotional Products Trends at PPAI Expo 2020
January 15, 2020 at 2:19 pm

This week, the Promo Marketing Podcast comes to you direct from the show floor at PPAI Expo 2020! Jodie Schillinger of Maple Ridge Farms, Karl Johnson of iClick and Brandon Brown of SnugZ USA stopped by to talk product trends, Vegas must-do's and much more...

The Best of PPAI Expo 2020: Day One
January 14, 2020 at 6:21 pm

The exhibit hall at PPAI Expo 2020 opened this morning, and there was a lot to see and do. We're going to try our best to cover as many of the new products, trends and stories from PPAI Expo 2020 as we can. Here's the cool stuff we found on day one of exhibits...

Steve Wozniak Teams With Proforma at PPAI to Celebrate Technology Innovation
January 14, 2020 at 2:46 pm

On Sunday evening, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak joined Proforma at The PPAI Expo in a celebration of technology innovation. A record-breaking number of Proforma owners, supplier partners and special guests in the industry attended the event that enlisted Wozniak as the featured speaker to launch Proforma’s annual Kick-Off Meeting...

'Megxit' Merchandise Hits the Web After Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Plot New Lives
January 14, 2020 at 2:11 pm

We are only a few days removed from the decision by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to step aside from their roles as senior members of the British royal family, but in this lightning-fast world, that period has proven enough time for merchandise to flood the market and address their hopes for financial independence. Combining…

First Official Harry Potter Flagship Store to Feature Personalized Robes, Special House Wands
January 13, 2020 at 3:48 pm

Though Harry Potter and his status as an English literary icon are inseparable, the wizard and the franchise surrounding him have found themselves receiving favorable treatment in New York City, too, with the 2016 prequel film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” occurring in 1920s New York and the Broadway play “Harry Potter and…

A24's Store Is Full of 'Uncut Gems' Promotional Gems
January 10, 2020 at 1:49 pm

We (Brendan) still haven't seen "Uncut Gems," but we've enjoyed pretty much every other Adam Sandler movie where he breaks out of his fart joke bubble and moves into drama territory under the tutelage of some legacy studio or director. He's teamed up with A24 for "Uncut Gems," which we previously reported hosted a cool…

Bag Makers Introduces New Products, Print Capabilities for 2020
January 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Bag Makers, Union, Ill., is introducing more than 15 new bags and expanded imprint and special packaging options for customers in 2020. The company added new bags to its popular Cotton/Jute Tote collection, along with a new Adventure Tote made from 100 percent recycled plastic bottles, non-woven Budget Totes, Ribbon-Handle Matte Eurototes, and several new…