Summer is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start thinking about your promotional merchandise strategy! What will you choose to promote your business this year? In this blog post, we will discuss some of the hottest items that are trending for summer 2022. We’ll give you some tips on how to choose the right products for your needs, and we’ll also show you some examples of how these items can be used to increase brand awareness and generate more sales!
Summer trends you should care about.
Netflix and Disney + subscriptions are down. So are food delivery service orders. Why? Well, any people are returning to offices and summer is coming, so people are hitting the road, getting into the great outdoors, the beach and outdoor events.
So, whether you are considering some corporate gifts for a major event (Trade shows are coming back as well), Employee rewards that really motivate or just some marketing premiums sure to have a long life of delivering brand impressions with customers or prospects, we have some trending products that can really make an impact and create connections that last.
14 Trending Products sure to create that “a-ha” connection this summer.
Men’s TreeBlend Classic T-Shirt
Made from the most sustainable (and comfortable) materials in the world, these stylish T’s help you feel good while you are looking good.
Every purchase delivers a promise of 10 trees being planted, helping to better green the planet. The fabric is made from recycled polyester, “closed-loop” sustainable pulp and organic cotton – creating a fabulous blend that is just better for the environment. Available in three colors.
Clip Clap 2 Bluetooth Speaker
The Clip Clap 2 Bluetooth® Speaker packs quality sound into a compact size. Clip it to your bag and play music or other audio from anywhere. The battery lasts 1.5 hours at max volume, and it can be fully charged in 1.5 hours. The built-in microphone lets you make or receive calls.
Bluetooth® working range is 10 meters (33 feet). Includes Type-C charging cable. Two-watt output. Giftbox and manual are made from FSC-certified material. Item: 7197-64
Sandbar Neoprene Waterproof Pouch
The Sandbar Neoprene Waterproof Pouch is a deluxe personal case with an inner PVC pocket that features a triple-secured closure to ensure that your essentials stay protected. It has a durable, zippered outer neoprene sleeve that provides extra padding for your items, while its waterproof design keeps your valuables dry. The pouch comes with a black plastic swivel clip and a removable lanyard for easy transportation.
- Material: Neoprene
- Triple-closure system for maximum protection
- Zippered waterproof sleeve for wet or rainy conditions
- Includes swivel clip and removable lanyard
- Easy to bring on the go
Scout 2L Waterproof Outdoor Bag
The Scout 2L Waterproof Outdoor Bag features a classic roll-top closure with a plastic buckle to keep your valuables dry and safe, ideal for outdoor activities like camping and hiking. Its interior contains a clear PVC pocket designed to securely hold your smartphone while still allowing you to use your touchscreen. This durable polyester bag snaps onto your backpack or belt for effortless transportation whenever you’re on the go.
- Material: Polyester
- Rugged waterproof design ideal for outdoor use
- Roll-top closure with plastic buckle for added security
- Touchscreen-compatible clear PVC pocket protects your smartphone
- Snaps effortlessly onto belts and bags for easy transportation anywhere
Rover 14oz Vacuum Insulated Camp Mug
Enjoy your favorite tea or coffee by the fire with the Rover 14oz Vacuum Insulated Camp Mug.
Its durable, double-wall stainless steel vacuum construction keeps your beverage hot for five hours or cold for 15. It also prevents condensation from forming on the outside of the piece.
It has an on-trend matte finish, and the press-on lid features a slide closure. 14oz.
Recommended to hand wash only.
11-oz. Vacuum Tumbler & Insulator
The Bullet Sherpa Vacuum Tumbler & Insulator 11oz features rugged, insulated double-wall construction to keep beverages hot for up to 5 hours or cold for up to 15 hours. It includes a clear, press-on lid with an easy-to-use slide closure. This item doubles as a tumbler and portable drink insulator, allowing you to enjoy your favorite drinks almost anywhere.
- Multifunctional drinkware doubles as a tumbler or insulator
- Transparent lid with slide closure presses on securely
- Keeps your drink hot for up to 5 hours or cold for up to 15 hours
- Hand-wash only
- Care guidelines included
12oz Vacuum Tumbler & Slim Can Insulator
The Bullet Sherpa Vacuum Tumbler & Slim Can Insulator 12oz is engineered using double-wall, vacuum-insulated construction. This multifunctional on-the-go drinkware doubles as both a tumbler and portable insulator to keep beverages and slim cans chilled. With the Sherpa Tumbler & Insulator, your drink will stay hot for up to 5 hours or cold for up to 15 hours.
- Versatile drinkware that functions as both a tumbler and slim can insulator
- Keeps beverages hot for up to 5 hours or chilled for up to 15 hours
- Clear press-on lid with slide closure
- Hand-wash only recommended
- Care instructions included
Extendable 34″ Roasting Sticks with Carrying Case
The Extendable 34″ Roasting Sticks With Carrying Case are perfect for roasting marshmallows, hot dogs, or anything that’s just more fun to cook over an outdoor fire pit. These stainless steel roasting sticks extend to 34″ to keep you a safe distance from the heat, and collapse into a convenient carrying case. The Extendable 34″ Roasting Sticks With Carrying Case feature rubberized handles to ensure a comfortable and safe grip while roasting.
- Material: Stainless steel
- Perfect for roasting marshmallows, hot dogs, and more
- Extend to 34″ to keep you a safe distance from the heat
- Collapse into a convenient carrying case
- Rubberized handles for comfortable, safe grip
Copper Vacuum Insulated Cup
Enjoy your favorite beverage anywhere with the Corzo Copper Vacuum Insulated Cup 12oz. It features durable, double-wall stainless steel construction and copper vacuum insulation, ensuring your beverage stays cold for up to 24 hours or hot for up to 6 hours. The construction also has a powder coating that prevents condensation on the outside of the cup. With a push-on lid and wide opening designed for comfortable filling and pouring, this Corzo cup is an ideal accessory for wine and other beverages.
- Material: 18/8 grade stainless steel
- Double-wall construction with copper vacuum insulation
- Keeps drinks hot for up to 6 hours or cold for up to 24 hours
- Condensation-free powder coating is scratch- and fade-resistant
- Easy-to-use press-on lid
- Large opening makes filling and pouring comfortable
Mini COB Pop Up Lantern
The Bullet COB Pop Up Lantern features a colorful casing and illuminates any area that needs additional light. It turns on by sliding open and turns off by closing. The pop up lantern features a metal handle for carrying or hanging. It measures 5.5″ when fully extended and comes with 3 AAA batteries.
- Material: Plastic
- Measures 5.5″ when fully extended
- Uses 3 AAA batteries (included)
- Metal handle
- Measures 5.5″ when fully extended
- Slide open to turn on, close lantern to turn off
- Multiple colors available
Grid Lanyard Crossbody Phone Pouch
The Grid Lanyard Crossbody Phone Pouch keeps your phone safe and handy for all your events. Wear this pouch as either a lanyard or crossbody.
Traver RPET Adjustable Bottle Sling Cooler w/Pouch
The Traver RPET Adjustable Bottle Sling Cooler w/ Pouch provides convenient, hands-free carrying for drinkware bottles. The insulated cooler liner helps keep your beverages cold while preventing condensation on sport bottles. An integrated toggle holds drinkware in place while inside the pouch. The zippered pocket features a built-in card organizer as well as elastic bands to store your accessories. Features an adjustable strap for on-the-go comfort.
This product’s main material is RPET 600d and its black lining and webbing are RPET 210d, which is made from recycled plastics, such as water bottles.
Note: PEVA lining of pouch is not made with recycled materials. Includes interior ID label.
Disclaimer: There may be minor variations in color of the actual product due to the nature of the fabric dyes, weaves and printing. Bottle sold separately. The maximum diameter of the bottle that can be inserted into the bottle holder is 3.5”. Through a partnership with 1% For The Planet, one percent of sales of EcoSmart® products are donated to environmental nonprofits.
Excursion Recycled 20 Can Backpack Cooler
The Excursion Recycled Backpack Cooler is made from RPET. This backpack cooler features a large PEVA lined, zippered main compartment that’s perfect for taking with you on a hike or picnic.
The mesh side pocket makes carrying your water bottle an ease. Store essentials in the front zippered pocket. Get the perfect fit with the adjustable, padded shoulder straps.
Through a partnership with 1% For The Planet one percent of sales of this and all EcoSmart products will be donated to nonprofits dedicated to protecting the planet.
Arctic Zone® Titan Deep Freeze® Backpack Cooler
The Titan Deep Freeze® backpack holds ice for up to 1.5 days and can easily fit up to 24 cans. It features SuperFoam® high performance insulation with Therma-Flect® radiant barrier to keep contents cold and an Ultra Safe® leak proof, easy clean lining. The exterior includes 3 pockets, a padded back with breathable mesh, adjustable, padded backpack straps and Rhino-Tech® water and stain resistant material.
- SuperFoam® insulation
- Ultra Safe® leak proof interior lining
- Therma-Flect® radiant barrier
- Deep Freeze™ high performance insulation
- 3 exterior pockets for extra storage
- RhinoTech™ exterior for water and stain resistance
- Padded back and adjustable padded straps
You might be asking yourself, how do I choose? What is right for my business objectives? “How do I make branded merchandise work to achieve my business goals this summer? ”
Your MSP Design Group rep can guide you to the right solutions to serve your business objectives. Reach out today to discuss your objectives and how we can help achieve them. If you don’t have a rep, reach out today to get started. It’s not too late to fire up your summer!
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