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The Most Popular Promotional Item of 2022

Sep 20

What is the most popular promotional product of 2022? We can tell by our trade show giveaway orders, and around this time each year I like to take a look back at what the hottest selling promotional ...

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Kitting, Packaging, and Shipping Your Client and Employee Gifts

Sep 18

The corporate holiday gift season has already begun for 2022. With supply chains still lagging, you need to already be thinking about what you want to do for your employee and client end of year gift...

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Custom Desktop and Office Promotional Item Trends

Sep 12

One of the most popular categories in imprinted promotional items is the desk and office category. I absolutely love this category. Whether an employee or top client is coming into the office, wo...

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Our Favorite New Custom Headphones

Sep 01

Headphones imprinted with your logo are among the most popular corporate gifts in any year. Is there anything that feels as good as laying back with some great music on your noise-cancelling headpho...

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Our Favorite Custom Apparel

Aug 26

Custom branded apparel is among our most popular and requested swag for corporate gifts. Quality apparel decorated with your logo makes for great employee holiday gifts, and of course is an importan...

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How to Choose a Business Gift For Maximum Impact

Aug 15

It’s time to start planning your 2022 corporate gifts. I know, it’s only August, but as we all know, there’s no “only” when it comes to holiday shopping and corporate gi...

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Everything You Need to Know About Custom Branded Phone Chargers

Aug 10

Custom phone chargers with your logo make great tech giveaways, but you may have some questions first. Questions like; what’s the minimum mAh I need my promotional power bank to contain? Or; w...

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What’s the Difference Between Promotional Koozies, Coolies, and Can Coolers?

Aug 08

Everything you need to know about promotional Koozies and Coozies...also what's the difference between them again? IS there a difference? And what exactly is the difference between scuba foam and ne...

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Custom Hydro Flask Water Bottles With Your Logo (New in Promo)

Aug 02

So we got some pretty big news this week in promotional products. Beginning August 1st, Hydro Flask will be available with your logo. This news definitely shakes up corporate gifting. I have lost c...

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What Are The REAL Trade Show Don'ts?

Aug 01

I’ve attended a lot of trade shows in my life. Too many to count. So as you can imagine, I've seen my share of the biggest trade show do's and don'ts. Trade shows have been a big part of my li...

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Should We Do Custom Backpacks With Our Logo For Client & Employee Gifts?

Jul 26

Short answer? YES! Custom backpacks make such perfect employee and client gifts. You can do them for your holiday gifts, employee recognition, and especially as part of your new employee welcome g...

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The Most Fun I've Ever Had With Swag

Jul 25

My love affair with swag began when I had to buy it. While working as a marketing manager in NYC I was in charge of events. Pulling off successful corporate events isn't easy, and a lot of it isn't ...

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The Top Trends in Custom Drinkware With Your Company Logo For 2022 Events

Jun 12

Branded Drinkware is always a top category for conference giveaways, events, trade shows, and corporate gifts. If you choose the right one, you can feel assured it will be used and kept. Often for m...

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The Best 2022 Promotional Product Trends That Will Elevate Your Marketing

Jun 09

Events are back big time, and 2022 is lit with trade shows, big events, and in-person conferences. You are probably looking for new swag to giveaway at your booths and events. Let's take a look at s...

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The Top 11 Corporate Gifts for Holiday 2022

Jun 04

Wondering what customized gifts to give your clients and employees in 2022? Here are the top 11 corporate gifts of 2022, and your logo is going to look great on them: 1) Customized Drinkware. I...

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The Best Customized PopSockets For Your Company Giveaways

Jun 03

PopSockets make such great giveaways for your 2022 trade shows. And these will take your branding straight into 2023 too. PopSockets simply refuse to go out of style. I always look at pictures in c...

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Hot Swag Summer 2022

May 13

You know how there was #hotgirlsummer pre-Covid? And then, post-Covid, there was #shotgirlsummer? That happened last summer, after the vaccine was widely available. Well, I didn't have either of th...

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The Best New Promotional Items Of 2022

Feb 20

What are the best new promotional product giveaways for 2022? You've come to the right place. Snag Your Swag curates the best products and trends. We do what we do best so you can do what you do be...

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13 Giveaways That Will Boost Your 2022 Trade Shows

Feb 10

Wondering what giveaways to stock your 2022 trade show and exhibition booth with? Below are some great ideas that will help you stand out from the crowd and get your booth some buzz! Click on pict...

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Outstanding Giveaways For Your InfoComm Show Exhibit

Feb 08

Is your company exhibiting at the giant InfoComm Trade Show? Looking to stock your booth with giveaways that create buzz and help you stand out from the crowd of exhibiters? You've come to the righ...

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The Corporate Gifts Your Clients Won't Forget

Feb 05

It's more important than ever to keep in touch with your clients and show them they are valued. Maybe you couldn't invite them to the corporate holiday party in December, because it was cancelled du...

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How To Help Recruit and Keep Employees With Elevated Swag Experiences

Feb 04

Valuing your employees is one thing. Making them feel they are valued is another. And that's where we come in. Many companies have moved to a remote/in person hybrid working model. Whether your w...

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2022's Trade Show Giveaways & Corporate Gift Trends

Jan 22

What trends are forming for your 2022 trade shows, events, and corporate gifting needs? Let's take a look! Click on pictures for item details and pricing. This first one is something we are very ex...

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What Are The Best New Trade Show Giveaways For 2022?

Jan 04

Wondering what the top promotional products for 2022 are? We love January when all of the new trends in trade show swag are released. We already have a great lineup, and more to come after next wee...

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Top Trends in 2021 Corporate Gifts From New Product Expo

Jan 18, 2021

January usually finds the Snag Your Swag team heading to Las Vegas for the yearly new product expo at the Mandalay Bay. We really look forward to curating the best new swag of the year. We see which...

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2021 Top Trends in Trade Show Giveaways & Promotional Products

Dec 01, 2020

You will see events come back in 2021 and when things really look good, they'll come back in a BIG way. When they do, what should you put your logo on to attract positive attention, booth traffic, an...

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What Are The Best New Corporate Gift Trends For Holiday 2020?

Aug 06, 2020

2020 is definitely the year you'll want to reward your hard-working employees and loyal clients. What a year huh? I don't want to jinx myself, but I have my eye on an "I Survived 2020" tshirt. I wo...

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The Top Corporate Gift Trends For Your 2020 Return To Work

Jun 12, 2020

Today I want to address two issues corporate America is currently facing. The first is reopening, and the second, and sometimes concurrent issue, is keeping at-home workers engaged. Some companies a...

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Summer 2020 Top New Trade Show and Event Giveaway Trends

Apr 23, 2020

What are the top Promotional Products Trends for 2020? Our minds are already wandering to cool swag for upcoming summer events. With new product releases arriving monthly, it's our job to curate t...

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The 9 Best Custom Drinkware Options For Your 2020 Corporate Gifts

Apr 16, 2020

When it comes to swag, I'm kind of addicted to branded drinkware. I can't get enough of it, and I am constantly examining friends' new drinkware, with or without logos. If it doesn't have a logo, I ...

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Virtual Events: 8 Creative Swag Ideas That Transform Your Virtual Event

Apr 14, 2020

Your events have probably been cancelled and you are in the middle of switching them over to virtual events. You have a lot to do, finding the right platform, creating content, etc. Don't get bogged...

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Six Best Cell Phone Tech Gifts You Need for Your 2020 & 2021 Trade Shows

Apr 13, 2020

So, I don't know about you, but I have been thinking a lot about The Flash lately. As in "Flash, I need to FF to summer 2021 come get me! Do your thing Flash!". In my head The Flash is Grant Gusti...

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Lumpy Mail Ideas That Work

Apr 10, 2020

What is lumpy mail? That may be your first question. Well, you know what direct mail is. Lumpy mail is direct mail with a free gift! We all love getting free gifts, even when they're not free and ...

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The Top 11 Corporate Gifts New for 2020 into 2021

Apr 08, 2020

What are the best new corporate gifts for clients and employees in 2020? Here are Snag Your Swag's top picks for the coolest/hottest luxury swag for your 2020 thank yous! These will take you straig...

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Top Computer Tech Trade Show Giveaways That Will Help You Win In 2020 & 2021

Mar 31, 2020

Wondering what cool tech gifts you can give out at your 2020 and 2021 trade shows? We've got that! Maybe you are booking trade shows for later in 2020, or even getting a jump start on 2021 (...

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What Are The Best Tech Giveaways For 2020 Trade Shows

Feb 16, 2020

Now that we're into trade show season, a lot of tech companies want to know what's new in cool, techy type giveaways for 2020. And you don't even have to be a tech company, maybe you are expecting a ...

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The Top Promotional Product Trends for 2020

Jan 16, 2020

Okay everybody, it's that time of year again! We are in Vegas for the new product expo, the largest trade show in the promo industry. This is the week every year where we get to see the best new ...

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The Best New Trade Show Giveaways of 2020

Jan 04, 2020

What are the hottest trade show giveaways for 2020 right now? We love new swag, and we are constantly at expos and shows curating the best new swag for you. Let's take a look at some of the cool...

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The Top Eco-Friendly Promotional Products to Build Your Brand in 2020

Dec 27, 2019

One of the best things you can do for your brand in 2020 is to Go Green! As Millennials move take over a larger and larger share of buying dollars, it's important to remember that they care about o...

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Client Gift Ideas to Elevate Your Brand All Through 2020

Nov 03, 2019

When you give an end of year corporate gift to your clients and your employees, you want something that is going to stay front and center for them all next year. You want to elevate your brand while...

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The Top Promotional Products For 2019

Oct 06, 2019

I'm beginning the 2019 wind down by going over the top 10 trade show giveways of the year. What I love about this time of year is that we have so much information; not just about the current year, b...

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The Top 13 New Corporate Gifts for Holiday 2019

Aug 08, 2019

We all know the holidays are coming. The most wonderful time of the year! Well, that's what they tell us anyway. I know you have a lot of stuff to do and I'm here to take one of those things of...

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Best New Corporate Gifts of 2019

Jul 21, 2019

The holidays are so stressful, right? A lot of us take to drinking, shoveling Godiva into our faces, etc. Whatever gets you through the night, I'm not here to judge! There is just so much to do,...

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Does Direct Mail Still Work? Make It Lumpy!

Jul 20, 2019

Now that we live in the virtual world, one of the biggest questions marketers have is; is direct mail still worth doing? And the answer is hell yeah! Direct mail still has impressive response rates...

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The Year in Swag

Jul 11, 2019

Woah, we're half way there Woah, livin' on a prayer Take my hand, we'll make it I swear I know, I know. What can I say? Earworm! But we are halfway through 2019, so this is a good time to t...

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The Best New Tech Swag for 2019

May 19, 2019

A couple of years ago I was watching floor interviews conducted during one of the largest tech conferences in the world. A team of two walked the floor, interviewing exhibitors about their swag. It...

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The Best Company Swag For Your 2019 Events

May 12, 2019

If you're here browsing, you're likely looking to elevate your swag. You're not alone, that's how most of our current clients found us. Tired of looking through thousands of cheap plastic items on s...

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Newest 2019 Trends For Client Gifts

Apr 09, 2019

So, I googled "New Trade Show Giveaways for 2019" this week, to take a look at where our blog ranks in results, and I frankly couldn't believe some of what I saw. The top 10 trade show giveaways for ...

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Top 2019 Promotional Product Trends

Mar 24, 2019

Spring has sprung baby! We have been in 2019 long enough to not just predict, but to KNOW, what the 2019 promotional product trends are. Now, if you've been reading me, you'll know I already did pre...

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Summer 2019 Swag

Mar 21, 2019

Do you find yourself thinking; It's 2019, what are the hottest trade show giveaways this year, or, what giveaways should I stock my trade show booth with this year? Well, you're in luck because these...

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What's Hot In Trade Show Giveaways Right Now

Mar 04, 2019

People always ask me what's hot and trending in trade show giveaways and corporate gifts. Somehow, I always know. I just have that knack. And it's a good thing I do. This is my 3 year old niece. ...

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Unique Corporate Swag For 2019

Jan 20, 2019

Walking the miles of new products at the Vegas Expo, I've never seen so many exciting new products in any one previous year. The colors, the technology, the retail-level brands, it was almost overwhe...

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Best New Trade Show Giveaways 2019

Jan 13, 2019

**UPDATED FOR 2020 Okay y'all, it's the best time of the year - EXPO time! We are live-blogging the new product expo again. Or, more accurately, we are semi-live blogging it. Semi-live bloggin...

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11 New Corporate Gift Ideas Your Clients Will Love In 2018

Oct 28, 2018

Looking for unique corporate gifts for your clients and employees this year? Feel as if you've exhausted your list of ideas, and done everything before? Well, you've come to the right place! Some o...

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The Hottest Corporate Gifts Right Now

Oct 22, 2018

So, of course, most of my family have already compiled their Christmas gift lists. If you have been reading this blog for a while now, you know all about them. They do like their gifts. And if the...

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Corporate Holiday Gifts 2018

Oct 19, 2018

I swear by good branded drinkware. Maybe you are feeling uncertain about what to gift your clients and employees this year, and I am here to tell you; give them an awesome piece of high quality drink...

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Corporate Apparel For 2018

Oct 13, 2018

Fall is here and custom logo corporate apparel is taking off! When your brand is young, cool, and forward-thinking, you don't just slap your brand on any old tee or hoody. You want to keep your bran...

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The Top Corporate Gift Trends of 2018

Sep 30, 2018

Every year I tell myself that next year I will be one of those people who have all their holiday shopping finished by Halloween. You know them, right? They're the ones always asking if you finished ...

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The Number 1 Promotional Product of 2018

Sep 16, 2018

So now that it's September and we are looking at Halloween, Thanksgiving, and the December holiday season, I was doing some thinking on what the best promotional product of 2018 is. Not for corporate...

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Corporate Food Gifts 2018

Sep 09, 2018

Time to talk about edible corporate gifts for your clients this year. I tried to put this off, because gathering pictures of delicious chocolates and gourmet popcorns and brownies can trigger an eati...

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The Top 10 New Promotional Items of 2018

Aug 26, 2018

With summer coming to an end, it's a good time to take stock and look at the top 10 new promotional products of 2018. We definitely now know what the top trends are in 2018, and we are even starting ...

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Elevate Your Corporate Holiday for 2018

Aug 19, 2018

I love the holiday season with its celebration of the year about to end, and its promise of the new year just around the corner. The perfect time to thank your employees and clients for their support...

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Imprinted Stainless Steel Straws

Aug 16, 2018

Custom Stainless Steel Straws with engraved logos. Updated for 2022. If you've been reading my blog, you know that I was on laser engraved stainless steel straws immediately. You may be saying to y...

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Best New Corporate Gifts 2018

Aug 12, 2018

Peeps, I know it's really hot. How do I know this? Welp, my central air went down. First, I tried denial. It wasn't really down. We were probably put on a brown-out by those know-it-alls at the e...

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Custom Stainless Steel Straws

Aug 05, 2018

Without a doubt, the next big thing in swag is here. Customized reusable stainless steel drinking straws are durable, eco-friendly, and wildly on trend. In July, Seattle became the first major U.S. ...

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New Corporate Gifts & Trade Show Giveaways 2018

Jul 22, 2018

Guess what? August is a big new product release month. Not as big as January, but the 2nd biggest of the year. That's because manufacturers release new goodies for the holiday corporate gift giving...

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Best Corporate Gifts For Clients July 2018

Jul 08, 2018

Now that it's July, many people's fancy turns to beaches, sun, sand, and I don't know? Scuba-diving? Whatever it is outdoorsy people like to do in 100 degrees. I like to sit inside with dark rum pin...

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Hottest Promotional Items 2018

Jul 05, 2018

July Fourth has passed, and we're heading into the hottest months of the year. Don't get me started on that. I have climate science deniers in my family. Meanwhile, I am sweating like Scott Pruitt ...

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Unique Corporate Gift Ideas 2018

Apr 28, 2018

As promised, today I am going to write about branding an experience, rather than just a gift. Evoking emotions is a powerful thing and evoking positive emotions is the best thing in the world. No ma...

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New Promotional Items 2018

Apr 15, 2018

So how was your weekend? This weekend was my nephew's 4th birthday party. Wait, I have to show you how cute he is first: Too cute, right? Of course he gets anything he wants from me. I'm...

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Trend Alert: 2018 Trade Show Giveaways & Corporate Gifts

Apr 04, 2018

I waste a lot of time on the internet. For one thing, I like to think of myself as part of the Twitterati, whiling away hours making hilariously snarky remarks as my thousands of fans crack up. I o...

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2018 New and Trending Trade Show Giveaways

Mar 15, 2018

So, how's your year going so far? I literally typed "so fat" instead of far, and had to correct that! Freudian slip? I dunno. I didn't make any New Year's resolutions, but I will admit I want to l...

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Inside The Oscars Swag Bag 2018

Mar 04, 2018

There is no doubt that pop culture influences fashion, marketing trends, language, and pretty much everything. If you haven't seen Black Panther can you really claim to be in touch with the zeitgeist...

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Trending Corporate Gifts 2018

Feb 11, 2018

I was going to begin this blog post with "let's talk about corporate gift trends for 2018" but I got to "let's talk about..." and then that old song "let's talk about sex baby, let's talk about you an...

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Trending Trade Show Giveaways for 2018

Jan 21, 2018

So, you have some big trade shows and conferences coming up. You have a cool kid vibe to your brand, and you've already done PopSockets. What now? Fidget spinners? Just kidding! That would be lik...

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Best New Trade Show Giveaways 2022

Jan 16, 2018

Okay, our plane landed safely and I didn't scream "I want my mom" once! The back story to that is here. We are continuing our semi-live blogging of the New Product Expo today. Semi-live blogging b...

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New Trade Show Giveaway Ideas

Jan 08, 2018

Hello and welcome to Snag Your Swag's semi-live blogging of the New Product Expo in Vegas. Every January, the industry's largest show takes place at the Mandalay. This is when we see all of the exci...

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Trending Promotional Items 2018

Jan 01, 2018

First, don't forget to check out Snag Your Swag's picks for Hottest Trade Show Giveaways of 2018 here. Okay, so we've closed out 2017. How did the holidays go for you? If you didn't gain weight o...

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Top Promotional Items 2018

Dec 28, 2017

The PopSocket. It's going nowhere. The PopSocket trend just gets bigger and bigger in 2018 and beyond. I took my teenage niece Christmas shopping, to Bloomies mind you, and she wanted a rose gold P...

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Top Promotional Products 2018

Dec 27, 2017

What are the top promotional products trends of 2018? We will be writing every week about the top tech trends, both as new technology is released, and as new trends develop. But don't we all love ...

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Trending Promotional Products 2018

Dec 21, 2017

First, don't forget to check out Snag Your Swag's picks for Hottest Trade Show Giveaways of 2018 here. Okay, so we've closed out 2017. How did the holidays go for you? If you didn't gain weig...

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Pantone Color of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet

Dec 07, 2017

Today Pantone announced their color of the year for 2018! It's an exciting day for people like me. And listen, not just for the promo industry. Pantone's color of the year will impact fashion, wedd...

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Best Corporate Gifts of 2017

Nov 05, 2017

Let's Talk Pens! I really hate selling cheap pens, and will sometimes refuse to, depending on my mood. Put aside holiday gifts for a moment, and think trade shows. Do you really believe attendee...

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Trending Corporate Gift Ideas For 2017

Oct 24, 2017

Emerging Trends Welcome to our continuing series "The Best Corporate Gifts of 2017". Today I want to write about one of my favorite topics; emerging trends. I love emerging trends because I love...

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2017 Corporate Gift Ideas

Oct 23, 2017

Corporate Gifts 2017 - Custom Packaging Custom packaging can really elevate your gift. Often, the minimums are too sky high for custom packaging to be an option. You might not need 2500 client a...

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Corporate Gifts 2017

Oct 21, 2017

The Best Corporate Gifts of 2017: Mindfulness, Wellness, and Happiness Snag Your Swag sees Wellness, Happiness, and Mindfulness continuing strong into 2018. If you can give the gift of wellness...

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Edible Gifts: Let's Get Delicious

Oct 15, 2017

Today's post in Snag Your Swag's ongoing series "Best Corporate Gifts of 2017" gets to some real SWEEET swag. There are many situations where you may want to send delish food gifts to your clients, e...

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Unique Corporate Gifts 2017

Oct 13, 2017

Retail Level Packaging There is no doubt that high end packaging takes a gift next level. One small example is my own family. In this business, December is obviously incredibly busy. I don't...

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2017's Best Corporate Gifts

Oct 08, 2017

Snag Your Swag's blog series on the best corporate gifts of 2017 continues today with drinkware. Clients ask us all the time "what's hot this year". I have to say that stainless steel, vacuum insula...

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Best Corporate Gifts of 2017

Oct 01, 2017

At Snag Your Swag we get excited about hot new corporate gifts! This is our favorite time of the year. So we are loving our Best Corporate Gifts of 2017 blog series. This week, we are going to get ...

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Best Corporate Gifts 2017

Sep 24, 2017

Our ongoing blog series exploring the Best Corporate Gifts of 2017 picks up today with hot tech gifts. I do a lot of promo products including many high end gifts. What everyone in my family and soc...

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2017's Best Corporate Gifts

Sep 17, 2017

The natural look is trending big for end of year corporate gifts in 2017. I am all for it. I love bamboo, wood, cork, you name it, it's all awesome. I also like the "natural look" in personal appea...

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2017's Hottest Trade Show Giveaways

May 07, 2017

We all pretty much live on our phones now. We communicate both instantaneously and constantly with our phones, we shop with our phones, we record and share our lives with our phones. If you can succ...

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2017's Hottest Corporate Gifts

Sep 04, 2017

Of course, summer doesn't technically end until September 22nd, but we all know it's really over the Tuesday after Labor Day. The kids go back to school, the stores are decked out for Halloween, and ...

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Best Corporate Gifts of 2017

Aug 07, 2017

The Best Corporate Gifts of 2017 Over the coming months we are going to explore some of the best and latest in corporate gifts. Including trends, classics, tech, and food gifts. We all want our...

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2017's Hottest Trade Show Giveaways

Apr 30, 2017

So what's hot this summer? Right now there's nothing hotter than the fidget spinner. Forbes called it "The Must-Have Office Toy For 2017". This trend took off fast, but Snag Your Swag is on top of i...

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Swag vs Tchotchkes

Aug 08, 2017

There's been a debate within the advertising specialties industry over the terms "Swag" vs "Tchotchkes". Obviously, at Snag Your Swag, we come down on the side of swag. To us, swag means swagger....

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The Best Trade Show Giveaway Ideas of 2017

Jun 09, 2017

"What are the Best Trade Show Giveaways for 2017?" is a question we are often asked at Snag Your Swag. The answer is; it depends! We can tell you what the Hottest Trade Show Giveways of the year are ...

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2017's Best Trade Show Giveaways

Aug 07, 2017

The CellSlip Phone Case. Love this new product. Made Of 600D Polyester Conductive RFID Shielding Inner Liner Blocks All Cellular, WiFi And Bluetooth® Signals, Including Incoming Phone Cal...

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2017 Grammy Gift Bags

Feb 11, 2017

Or as we at Snag Your Swag like to call it - The 2017 Grammy Swag Bag The contents of the 2017 Grammy Gift Bag have been revealed and this year's Grammy Swag Bag is worth a whopping $30,000.00. I'...

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