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Top 2019 Promotional Product Trends

2 days ago

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 alrea...

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Summer 2019 Swag

Mar 21

Do you find yourself thinking; It's 2019, what are the hottest trade show giveaways this year? or "What giveaways should I stock my booth with?"      ^^^The questions posed to ...

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What's Hot In Trade Show Giveaways Right Now

Mar 04

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 ye...

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Unique Corporate Swag For 2019

Jan 20

Walking the miles of new products at the Vegas Expo, it occurred to me that I'd never seen so many exciting new products in any one previous year.  The colors, the technology, the retail-level br...

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Best New Trade Show Giveaways 2019

Jan 13

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 blogging m...

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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 plac...

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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.&nb...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 corp...

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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...

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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 star...

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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 su...

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Imprinted Stainless Steel Straws

Aug 16, 2018

If you've been reading my blog, you know that I was on laser engraved stainless steel straws immediately.  You may be saying to yourself "no I haven't been reading your blog, does anyone besides ...

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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 th...

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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 m...

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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 corpor...

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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 da...

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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 lik...

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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.&n...

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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 a...

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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 crac...

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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 wi...

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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 zeit...

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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...

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Best New Trade Show Giveaways 2018

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-...

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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 o...

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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'...

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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 wante...

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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...

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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?&...

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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 impac...

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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 b...

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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...

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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 nee...

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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 ...

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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 clien...

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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 i...

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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, vac...

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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 ar...

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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 fami...

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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...

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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 yo...

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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,...

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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.&n...

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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 o...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Fanny Packs Are Cool Again!

Jul 08, 2017

Um, "again" you ask?  Yeah, you're right.  I don't really remember them ever being cool in the first place.  Gen X  in the house!  You know, the "apathy grows but nobody cares...

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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.  ...

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