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Best Trade Show Swag for 2020: Popular Promotional Items and Giveaways

Trade show items trending in 2020

Selecting swag for a trade show giveaway requires thought. You don’t want to give a throw away item that will end up in the trash and leave your brand forgotten, or worse with a negative impression. The best promotional products and promotional giveaways will be a seamless part of your brand’s event strategy and messaging, or even an opportunity to follow-up after the event. Don’t choose swag just cross off the box. Be strategic, have fun and think of what your audience would like, even while staying within your budget for giveaways. To help here are the most popular items for trade show swag for 2020:

1) Smartphone Accessories:

Small tech and phone gadgets are great giveaways that can grab your prospects attention. Your company logo in full color will have great brand space on power banks, and other tech accessories and these are all things people will use over and over. Here are a few of the most popular items for 2020 giveaways:

  • Smartphone Car Clip:  Clip this handy rubberized holder to your car’s air vent, stick either the round or rectangle metal plate to the back of your phone and then magnetically attach your phone to the holder.
  • Silicone Wallet: When you only want to carry the bare necessities with you, this clever silicone stick-on wallet makes it possible. Available in a wide selection of colors.
  • Selfie Ring Light: Clip-on cellphone ring light to make your selfies and other cellphone pictures stand out.
  • Popsocket: Popsockets continue to be a trade show swag favorite. As handy as smartphones and cellphones are, you need to prop them up on a flat surface now and then. PopSockets have a logo-friendly print area
2) Drinkware

Reusable water bottles have been ubiquitous these days, but for good reason they are useful and popular. So standing out with a water bottle at large trade show might be difficult, so here are other drinkware options that are perfect for tradeshow giveaways.

  • Stainless Steel Reusable Straw Set: This stainless steel straw set, which includes a straw cleaning brush for convenient cleaning, comes in a reusable cotton travel pouch.
  • Reusable Silicone Straw Set: The Reusable Silicone Straw is made of food-grade silicone material which is safe for all ages to use.
  • Shot Glass: Everyone loves a good shot glass. These are the best ones around.
  • Mini-Tumbler: This mini tumbler is a fun giveaway. Can double as a on-the-go wine or cocktail glass if you are hosting a happy hour. Can also keep drinks hot as well.
3) Apparel and bags

Tee-shirts, hats and other apparel and bag options will always be popular giveaways. The key to being successful when giving these items away is to focus on quality and design. Do something creative beyond just printing your logo, have some fun. And choose quality items that your audience will actually want to wear:

  • Swag Cotton Tee: Our top-grade combed ring-spun cotton provides the softest feel and superior durability.
  • Cotton Dad Hat: A classic baseball cap can’t go wrong and this econscious cotton unstructured baseball hat is the best one around.
  • Canvas pouch: These little pouches are always a big hit. They can hold any little trinkets, tools, or tidbits and, seriously, people love them. You can also fill them with another giveaway or a trade show survival needs like snacks, hangover kit, or pens and pencils.

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