Heating Up Your Holiday Promo Campaigns: Start in Summer, Win in Winter!


Summer is a time of sunshine, relaxation, and beach adventures, but it’s also an opportune moment to plan promo and gifting projects ahead of winter. By ordering holiday promotional products during the summer, you can avoid potential delays and ensure timely delivery.

Early holiday planning allows you to maximize your options, guarantee product availability, and stay ahead of the competition, giving you a head start on your winter marketing campaigns. Whether you’re thinking about customized winter apparel, holiday-themed giveaways, or recognition gifts and awards, check out our top picks for the upcoming holiday season!

Giving Back with Promotional Products

What’s better than a gift that goes further to also help people in need? Branded products that support charitable causes are a great way to show your team recognition while supporting those who need it most.

With design, generosity, and sustainability at their core, MiiR is committed to giving more and taking less. This brand invests a portion of its drinkware revenue into nonprofit organizations that benefit communities in need and environmental health.

Basecamp, a collection of products with superb design and rugged construction, has partnered with Wounded Warrior Project to donate 1% of sales to support their mission. They are proud to help assist post 9-11 veterans and active service members who have incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound while serving in the US military. 

Patriot Coolers also supports veterans and their family members by partnering with Homes For Our Troops, an organization that builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans. A portion of each Patriot Coolers purchase is donated to the cause, with over $370,000 donated since 2018.

Branded Gift Sets

Gift sets and kits are a great way to make an impact with a collection of pre-picked products! These bundles make for a fantastic appreciation gift with fun themes and delicious experiences.

Looking for an impressive kit? Try the Igloo Maddox Marvel Gourmet Cooler set complete with snack mix, cheesy popcorn, pretzel-y chocolate chip cookies, dipping pretzels with mustard, and more, all packed in a 12-can capacity Igloo cooler.

For the holidays, a gourmet treat gift box is always a fun classic. This box features mixed nuts, English butter toffee, pecan turtles, and milk chocolate almonds.

For something unique, the Executive Decision gift set includes everything you need for the perfect cocktail or mocktail. Included are dried fruit and spices inside a 16 oz. glass jar, ready to infuse with your favorite spirit. This set is also packed with dipping pretzels and nut mix to kick off happy hour just right.

Custom Corporate Apparel

A great piece of apparel is always a favorite option for corporate gifts. Give your team something long-lasting, durable, and stylish that also shows off your company brand!

Beat the cold and rain this season with a timeless look, like a Columbia or Under Armour jacket. These pieces feature top-notch materials and guaranteed quality to best represent your company.

Wintertime also calls for layers, and what could be better than a stylish, insulated vest? Port Authority offers men’s and women’s styles that are wind-resistant, water-repellent, and perfectly cozy.

Traveling Made Easy

Traveling during the holidays can be daunting but a branded gift to your team or client can make a road trip or flight an easygoing experience. A travel-themed gift is a perfect way to say thank you!

The AeroLOFT Toiletry Kit includes multiple internal and external zippered pockets, along with a helpful folding hanger. Bundle this with the AeroLOFT memory foam travel pillow and sleep mask for a restful vacation.

A backpack is useful for daily adventures but is a must-have when traveling during the holidays! We have hundreds of options, including sporty, durable, professional, and fun!

Don’t forget the wireless charger! Mophie has all your devices covered with their Snap + multi-device travel charger. This charger unfolds to reveal three wireless charging locations and two additional charging ports.

Branded Gifts for the Home

Lastly, treat your clients and team to delightful promotional products that can be enjoyed in the comfort of their homes. These thoughtful items are perfect for spreading holiday cheer.

Ice Shaker bottles are one of our new favorite items this year! Owned and invented by retired NFL fullback, Chris Gronkowski, these high-quality bottles are double-wall vacuum-insulated and hold ice for 30+ hours. Their unique agitator mixes protein powders perfectly and is great for keeping ice from crowding the lid.

The holidays wouldn’t be complete without a warm, cuddly blanket to enjoy! Wrap up in a plush blanket that feels like lambswool, but is made with recycled materials. Or go big with an edge-to-edge imprint on this super soft, 50”x60” sherpa blanket!

With an emphasis on great design and high-quality tech, Origaudio delivers products that are always a crowd-pleaser. Get creative with the huge, detailed imprint spaces on the Ampzer Wireless Speaker or sleek and simple Chandelears Wireless Earbuds.

Whether you’re envisioning cozy branded apparel or spreading joy with festive giveaways that capture the spirit of the holidays, we’ve got you covered. Don’t wait until the winter rush; start planning now and enjoy the benefits of a stress-free holiday marketing strategy. Contact us to get a head start on spreading the holiday cheer and building lasting connections with thoughtful and customized promotional gifts!

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