In-Person Trade Shows Are Making a Comeback! Are You Ready?

eco-friendly promotional items for trade shows

What You Need to Know to Make Trade Show Marketing Easy

Before you know it, in-person events will be back in full-force. In-person events never went away in some parts of the country and are making a big comeback everywhere. We don’t expect virtual trade shows to disappear, so don’t forget your eco-promotional items for virtual trade shows.

But this is really exciting, but it means now is the time to start preparing.

Taking the time to get organized now will mean you will be ready to go once your favorite in-person trade shows are back on.

This makes now the ideal time to order your eco-friendly promotional items so you will have everything in hand when you hit the trade show floor.

Here is what you need to know about ordering eco-friendly promotional items and why now is the right time to place your order.

Leave a Good Impression

Be it virtual or in-person, attendees expect and even look forward to receiving promotional items.

Custom promotional items work as a constant reminder of your brand long after the trade show ends.

Not only will your customers think of your brand when they use your branded item, but they will also spread your branding message to others.

Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) surveys show that people are more likely to do business with a company that has given them a promotional item that is eco-friendly. People appreciate items that are eco-friendly whether they are passionate about supporting environmental causes or not. Opting for eco-friendly promotional items ensures you are reaching your customers while accurately and effectively representing your brand.

Types of Eco-Friendly Promotional Items

Promotional items are only effective if the item is something that your customers will use. The more the item is used, the more exposure your brand will receive. We have a wide selection of eco-friendly promotional items so you are sure to find something that your customers will connect with.

  • Reusable Bags: These bags are convenient on the trade show floor, but can go on to provide lots of uses after the event is over. Select the material, size, style, and more to create a unique promotional item that is stylish, effective, and eco-friendly.
  • Trade Show Totes: Specialized styles like messenger bags, wine totes, cooler bags, drawstring bags are more provide a very specific use. This can be a great way to connect with your customers by providing a bag that fulfills a need.
  • Seed Paper Items: Any time you can build excitement and anticipation around your marketing your customers will be sure to remember your brand. That is exactly what seed paper items do. Whether it be a business card, bookmark, or any other item, your customers will look forward to planting the item and will remember your brand while they enjoy the plants that grew from your eco-friendly promotional item.
  • Reusable Drinkware: From travel coffee mugs to tumblers and reusable water bottles, you have a lot of options to choose from in our reusable drinkware lineup. All of these items are eco-friendly and will remind your customers about your brand with every sip. Reusable drinkware items have the potential to be used daily and often last for a long time, meaning your brand will receive a lot of impressions.
  • Eco-Friendly Lanyards: Lanyards can be used at a trade show to keep credentials handy, but they can also find a use long after the event as a way to keep an employee ID or keys close by.
  • Eco-Friendly Pens: A tried and true promotional item, pens are popular for a reason. Our selection of eco-friendly pens are made from different recycled or sustainable materials.
  • Eco-Friendly Notepads: From sticky notes to notebooks, make sure your customers think about your brand every time they jot a quick note.

Order Your Way

All of our eco-friendly promotional items can be ordered one of two ways in order to best fit your needs.

Our in-stock selection is pre-assembled and ready to go. We just need your artwork so we can customize the items and you will have your completed eco-friendly promotional items in no time. Ordering from our in-stock lineup is ideal if you need items quickly or if you need a small quantity.

We also offer bulk and custom ordering which means your items will be made to order.

Ordering bulk allows you to secure a lower price per item, so you can save money and make the most of your marketing budget. Since your eco-friendly promotional items will be made just for you, you can also enjoy a greater level of customization. You can tweak or completely overhaul the design of your item to make it perfectly represent your vision and your brand.

Now Is the Time to Order

Ordering now ensures you will have plenty of time to create just the right item when you make your return to the trade show floor.

Getting your order in now will also ensure that you will have your items in time. We anticipate there will be a rush to get orders in when more events are booked and dates are confirmed. Being proactive will mean you will be ready to go when everyone else is rushing to place their orders.

We’re Here to Help

We’ve been helping our customers order custom and eco-friendly promotional items for just over 10 years and we know how to make the ordering process as easy as possible.

Our team is available to answer any questions you have at any step of the way.

Some of the other benefits of working with us include:

  • We work directly with our factory which means there are no middlemen and markups.
  • We are ISO certified.
  • Our extensive client list includes American Express, Bank of America, Carnival Cruise Lines, Pepsi, The Home Depot, Whole Foods, and many more.

We look forward to helping you create a completely unique promotional item that will speak to your brand and leave a good impression with your customers.

Shop our full selection of eco-friendly promotional items and request your custom quote today!


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