Top 3 swag trends from PPAI Expo 2024

Our team once again made their annual visit to the PPAI Expo to get the latest intel on emerging swag trends and new merchandise. This event draws thousands of suppliers, promotional product consultants, and industry professionals from across the country. As the promotional product industry’s largest event, the PPAI Expo provides an invaluable opportunity to…

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How to plan your 2024 swag calendar

Taking the time at the beginning of the year to map out your swag needs is essential to selecting the best items that will be most effective for your campaigns. Whether you’re a marketing manager building out your marketing plan or a HR manager planning for employee appreciation gifts as part of a new retention…

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4 swag trends reshaping trade show booths in 2024

As seasoned participants of the trade show landscape, we understand the true value of swag as an essential tool in capturing attendees’ attention. It’s not about simply distributing cool freebies—it’s about offering items that encapsulate our brand message, inspire genuine interactions, and deliver joy. As we reflect on the noteworthy swag of 2023, our approach…

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5 perfect picks for fall branded swag

Image collage featuring MiiR Tomo thermos (left), ComfortWash Garment-Dyed Crewneck (middle), and Caliente Grill and Cooler (right).

Leaves are slowly changing their colors as summer comes to an end, which means it’s time to embrace a new season of swag! Refreshing your inventory on a quarterly basis ensures your branded swag remains useful, relevant, and on-trend. We’ve got more ideas for you, though, than simply swapping out bucket hats for beanies. From…

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New summer swag favorites for 2023

Swag items for the summer including a water tumbler and portable fire pit

As the temperature rises, it’s time to refresh your swag and make a statement this summer! From outdoor events and company team building to customer appreciation and giveaways, incorporating swag into your summer campaigns enhances your brand visibility and creates a memorable experience for your audiences. At Printfection, we recommend that you select swag that…

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Planning event swag: 3 essential questions to ask

3 icons illustrate key questions to ask when planning for event swag

Gifting event swag is a common and proven technique to generate booth traffic and help spark conversations with attendees. Too often at conferences and trade shows though, you’ll see many brands compromising the effectiveness of their swag by offering items that are cheap, poorly printed, and misrepresent their brand. This isn’t to say that your…

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Top sustainable swag for 2023

As consumers become more conscious of their impact on the environment, businesses are continuing to expand on sustainable alternatives to traditional promotional products. It’s been encouraging to see the growth this category has experienced in recent years and our team is passionate about discovering and sharing these new products! In anticipation of Earth Day coming…

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Printfection honored with TrustRadius Winter 2023 Best Of Awards

When evaluating and selecting a swag management partner, it’s important to do thorough research and carefully consider the capabilities, quality, and value of a platform. That’s why we love partnering with TrustRadius so that potential customers can get a clear understanding of how Printfection supports businesses — and they’re not only taking our word for…

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Printfection earns 14 top awards in G2 Winter 2023 Report

Printfection has once again received top awards by G2 — earning a total of 14 badges across multiple categories in the Winter 2023 report. G2, the world’s largest tech marketplace and review platform, is the trusted source that helps business professionals make informed software decisions through over a million peer reviews. G2 award badges have…

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Putting down roots with One Tree Planted

Printfection is proud to announce that we’ve partnered with the nonprofit organization One Tree Planted to support reforestation as part of our commitment to sustainability. One Tree Planted is making a positive environmental and social impact around the world — they plant trees to restore nature and biodiversity, while offering businesses like ours a clear…

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4 ideas to take your events to the next level

Virtually all our customers use swag at events. In fact, a large majority of swag budgets are used solely for events and trade shows. With all this money going towards events, we wanted to share some ideas and best practices to help ensure the swag at your next event returns some of that budget you’re…

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3 new sustainable ways to elevate your swag

If you’ve ever gone through the process of sending swag, you know that there are many decisions to be made—from campaign kickoff all the way up to the moment your recipient opens their swag at their door, the final outcome relies on smart choices and attention to detail. In addition to selecting your recipients, swag…

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The benefits of water-based printing

Both Printfection and our customers consistently look for environmentally conscious and long-lasting options when it comes to investing in swag products. With that effort in mind, we’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Real Thread! Real Thread is a water-based printing company and our customers can now choose from their various printing options. Read on…

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Best swag ideas for the 2022 holiday season

There’s no jolly music playing or lights being hung just yet… but it’s already time to start planning ahead for your holiday swag. We’re excited to partner with you on your holiday swag orders and help you celebrate and connect with your communities. Below we’ve curated popular items across major product categories like apparel, drinkware,…

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New swag trends seen at ASI Chicago

The Printfection team was on the ground at ASI Chicago, which is the major summer trade show for the promotional product industry. It’s a great hunting ground for new products and vendors and we loved getting an early look into new offerings. Read on for a roundup of some of the trends we spotted, plus…

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Fresh swag ideas for summer 2022

Aah summer… we all look forward to these days of warmer weather, outdoor activities, and vacation time. We’ve rounded up timely swag that will enhance everyone’s fun in the sun. As we gear up for summer, consider swag that will complement occasions like company outings, employee time off, seasonal customer campaigns, and more. Below you’ll…

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Why Event Packing is a must-have for events

rolled t-shirts that are sorted by size and labeled

Event Packing: A key to less headaches at trade shows. Ever worked an event booth? Then you know the pain and panic of frantically rifling through a disorganized box of swag to find the right size t-shirt while your prospect or customer waits on the other side of the table. The trick is to separate,…

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Your guide to sustainable swag

Printfection is committed to helping you find swag that will be enjoyed for the long haul. It should be a strategic decision that delights recipients, serves your brand, and is landfill-proof. Enter: sustainable swag. Consumers are increasingly conscious of the impact that their product choices can have on the planet. And just as merchandising brands…

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How great swag supports your marketing strategy

✍️ Guest post by Julia Serdiuk @ Help Crunch You can probably recall the various T-shirts, pens, notebooks, shopping bags, mugs, and other swag items that you’ve collected over time from conferences, exhibitions, meetings, and other events. As soon as swag gets into your hands, there are two possible ways its future develops. It can…

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January 2022: the state of supply chains

shipping contains at port

As we turned the corner on another pandemic year, COVID continues to affect worldwide production due to global supply chain issues, volatile stock levels, and labor shortages. Our team recently attended the PPAI Expo 2022, which is the promotional product industry’s largest event of the year. A focus at this year’s expo was updating industry…

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4 promo product trends from PPAI Expo 2022

Collage of product trends from PPAI Expo 2022

Last week, the PPAI Expo took place in person for the first time since 2020. This event draws thousands of suppliers, promotional product consultants, and industry professionals from across the country. As the promotional product industry’s largest event, the PPAI Expo provides an invaluable opportunity to see products upfront, get questions answered by suppliers, and…

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Printfection named Leader in Promotional Product Management

List of G2 Winter 2022 badges awarded to Printfection.

The reviews are in and the awards are ours: Printfection is thrilled to have earned 9 G2 award badges! G2, the world’s largest tech marketplace and review platform, is the trusted source that helps business professionals make informed software decisions through over a million peer reviews. Every quarter, G2 scores products and vendors based on…

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The best virtual swag giveaway ideas

man wearing branded swag patagonia sweater

Since COVID-19 utterly shut down in-person events and offices, marketing, customer success, and HR teams have been trying to figure out how to engage and reward their audiences virtually with swag giveaways. But what types of promo items work best to engage attendees? Or book sales meetings? What sort of gifts can you give to…

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Send branded swag gifts easily through Drift

drift now integrates with swag platform printfection

Printfection, the easy-to-use swag management platform, now integrates with Drift! You can use Printfection to easily send someone a branded gift with your company’s logo on it right through the Drift application. We’ll quickly cover how it all works in this short article below! What is Printfection and how does the Drift integration work? Printfection…

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