Distributing promotional items has long proven to be one of the most effective ways to market products, companies, and brands. Consumers love these items, prominently display them, and keep and use them for years. This gives companies more bang for their marketing bucks. Plus, promotional items cost pennies to produce and can increase consumer awareness, loyalty, and sales significantly. They also put the company or brand’s name in front of a large, diverse audience and can be used to reach out to any demographic group.

During the holiday season, screen-printed and embroidered promotional items are great gifts to give to customers and employees. They are gifts that keep on giving. There are a number of promotional items that are relatively inexpensive and very popular with the people that receive them. Holiday-themed, custom-imprinted, drinkware, mugs, phone accessories, and winter apparel are some of the most popular promotional items of 2017. Brands have had great success improving their marketing efforts using them. The following is a list of some promotional items people will loved in 2017.

Travel Mugs

Almost everyone uses or wants travel mugs. They come in handy for sipping coffee, tea, cocoa, and other hot beverages on the way to and at work or while relaxing with friends and family. The custom-imprinted mugs are often available in glass, ceramic, aluminum, steel, and BPA-free plastic in sizes from 3 to 40 ounces.

Chocolates and Candies

There are a wide range of custom-imprinted boxes and tins of candies and chocolates available for use as promotional items. And just about any consumer will be glad to get and share these sweet treats during the holidays. They will willingly walk around eating chocolates and candies with your company name emblazoned on it. This offers a sweet reward for both the recipient and the brand being promoted.

Wine Accessories

If you want to be a hit at this years Christmas or New Years party, hand out custom-engraved wine bottles and wine accessories. They include beautiful, durable custom-imprinted corkscrews, cutter blades, aerating wine pourers, and levers people that appreciate life’s finer things are sure to appreciate and associate with your brand.


Plush, luxurious, affordable, embroidered, reversible blankets emblazoned with your company’s name are the perfect gift during the winter holidays. Available in a range of colors, these blankets made of wool, cotton, fleece, and flannel will promote your brand in homes nationwide.

Phone Accessories

Custom-imprinted MP3 players, USB cell phone car chargers, phone charms and covers, and other electronic device accessories in vibrant colors are promotional items people keep with them all day long. This means your brand will be promoted everywhere they go.

Embroidered Winter Apparel and Head-Wear

When the weather outside is dreary, embroidered winter apparel and head-wear emblazoned with your company’s name is the ideal holiday giveaway. Whether you use hooded sweatshirts, jackets, trapper hats, beanies, scarfs or gloves, you will have countless people wearing the items and willingly acting as free marketing agents for your brand.

Tis also the season to use the custom-imprinted leather padfolios, tools, flashlights, tote bags, cooler bags, backpacks, laptop bags, games, custom poker sets, ice scrapers, and other examples of 2017’s most popular, useful promotional items to market your company. If you would like more information about popular promotional products available to fit your marketing needs, visit RiverCity Screenprinting & Embroidery in San Marcos, TX.