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New promotional product ideas for 2018

New promotional product ideas for Fall 2018 unveiled

New Promotional Product ideas for Fall of 2018 are now unveiled!

The promo industry thrives on new ideas. Here are 5 new ones set to rock the promo world.

Promotional products (aka Swag) is a 27 Billion US dollar industry currently going through a major sea change, metamorphing from a catalog based, slow moving print and promotions business to now a primarily web-based business working on short retail type cycles with ideas rapidly coming on scene and almost just as fast, vanishing.

New promotional product ideas for 2018

 

Distributors. Do you feel out of touch with your client, stuck?

This is a pretty common feeling amongst distributors and not without good reason. The average ASI distributor is 57 years old while the average end user buyer is 35. This has come as a result of ASI not doing a good enough job recruiting new people into the industry and at the same time millenials are moving into business in ever increasing numbers.

“By 2025 50% of the US workforce will be occupied by the millenials while the average age of ASI distributors will be 59-62. No wonder distributors feel lost!”

Promo Motive is bucking the trend from other legacy suppliers by bringing you newly emerging trends and innovative promotional ideas. Here are what we see as the top 5 for Fall 2018. For samples, prices and imprint info call us at 1-888-908-1481 or email John@promocrunch.com.

#1 for Fall 2018 is the Collapsible Last Straw: the Last Straw you will ever need.

collapsible final straw last straw for promotional product

#2 for Fall 2018 is the PPR Wallet. Rip proof, water proof, fully imprintable and 100% recyclable. Millenials love it.

get your logo or business marketing message on a water proof tyvek paper wallet. Wholesale pricing on this fully imprintable tyvek paper wallet.

#3 for Fall 2018 is the POP phone grip. Got a smart phone, your client will need one.

popsocket phone stand specifically for tradeshows, promotional products and b2b marketing

#4 for Fall 2018 is Sublimated Socks. Get your logo on these cool socks and become the center of attention.

sublimated custom socks logo socks promotional product swag

#5 for Fall 2018 is the Key Smarter key organization system. Get rid of the ring and sort out those bulky keys.

keysmart for tradeshow marketing and b2b promotional products . Metal key organizer for smart key holder. Perfect for trade show and business marketing swag

Let us know what you think of these sweet new swag ideas at ideas@promomotive.com!

Promo Swag TrendSpotting. What is it and Why do we do it?

The latest trend in the Promotional Product field is one in which very few Swag suppliers work. That trend is called PROMO SWAG TRENDSPOTTING!

What is Promo TrendSpotting and how does it work?

TrendSpotting is something that has been used by leading-edge fashion retailers and product designers for years. Promo Motive is the first and foremost swag supplier to use this insightful methodology of market research for the promotional products industry.

promotional product and tradeshow swag trends

What is TrendSpotting?

Simply put, Swag TrendSpotting is the collection of data gleaned from various Web sources such as YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram and over other 30 web sites combined with a keyword analysis of nearly 50 international promotional product blogs where our proprietary search criteria is designed to find and spot product trends that can be logo’d. (whew!)

The Old Way of Promo Suppliers is Dead!

Traditional Swag Suppliers work in what I refer to as a stale-dated business model. Basically they review their past years sales, re-order the same products for the next year and inventory them in their USA warehouse imprinting them on an as need basis (I know this because I have worked in the past for Big Suppliers like this).

The upside for this business model is that if you want the same thing for this year’s tradeshow as last years tradeshow, the supplier will have it and can deliver it in 24 hours.

The many downsides for this business model include the marketing sins of being boring by using the same swag, year after year!

what is a trend for tradeshows

The New Way of Promo TrendSpotting for Swag!

TrendSpotting is at the heart of how we work. Our research, algorithm and analysis works to discover new products that are trending online. We then source these products using our long-time Chinese Trading partner to insure that the goods can be logo’d and delivered quickly plus insure they meet our rigorous quality standards. 

We Deliver in 2 weeks or less!

In these days of “instant everything” 2 weeks may seem like an eternity but these 2 weeks will save you money and provide you with swag ideas that not everyone else has! 

Simply put. As a Supplier, If you have to carry and invest in USA based promotional products inventory, you will always play it safe (ie boring). Big Inventory means Big Risk!

“Our Motto… Promo Motive, Not Available Everywhere!”

What to do next?

If you would like to know more about what’s trending, what is not trending and how to better capitalize on our free market insights simply call us at 1-888-908-1481 or email us.

We Make It Simple!

promotional product swag exclsuive to promo motive tradeshows

 

Top 3 Promo Swag Ideas.

The Top 3 Promo Swag Ideas. What are they and why are they popular!

Spotting trends is our business. We are NOT your old style supplier of promotional swag, we are trendspotters who look for products that are spiking on YouTube, FaceBook, Instagram and Pinterest. We then source these products direct from the factory and delivering them from there to your doorstep! We know what we are doing.

Trends to consider as of Sept 13, 2017!

#1: Premium Fidget Spinners: While the sale of basic inexpensive fidget spinners is flatlining the sale and interest in premium quality fidget spinners is on the rise. Metal fidget spinners, Titanium spinners and Fidget Cubes are racing up our trend charts. 

Top 3 Promo Swag Ideas

 

#2: EDC Tools: You see it everywhere, EDC! What does EDC mean?  EDC is an acronym for Every Day Carry and is in itself a trending word/concept. The idea behind EDC for promo swag is almost certainly a modern day take on things that were once popular such as Swiss Army Knives and Leatherman tools. 

edc multi tools for tradeshow

 

 #3 Fidget Cubes: Fidget Cubes actually kicked off the trend on all things Fidgety. However, the fidget spinner trend initially ran over the cube last spring. Now as the inexpensive spinner trend is leveling off the Fidget Cube is showing distinct signs of increased sales and interest. What is a Fidget Cube and How does it work? Watch this Video on YouTube!

fidget cube promo swag

 

To find out more on these and other tradeshow trends contact us at 888-908-1481 or email john@promocrunch.com