15 MUST-HAVE CONFERENCE MERCHANDISE AND EVENT GIFTS!
Conference organisers and event enthusiasts, this one’s for you! We understand your passion for creating unforgettable experiences. That’s why we’ve delved into our Branded Merch Mecca to curate the ultimate list of must-have gifts for your conferences and events. Get ready to impress attendees and leave them grinning from ear to ear with our event merch ideas!
From budget-friendly branded giveaways to lavish luxuries, and quirky promotional products to unexpected gems, event swag spans the spectrum. These lovely gifts are complimentary branded items bestowed upon conference attendees before, during, or after the event. And what’s better than a complimentary gift? A complimentary gift that you legit love!
So, get ready to elevate your swag game and make your next gathering one for the books! From branded apparel and pocket journal sets to branded drinkware, here are 15 must-have conference and event merch ideas.
Reusable water bottles are not only environmentally friendly but also a stylish accessory for any event. Less plastic waste, more hydration satisfaction!
Our Pick: The Memo slim-line promotional drink bottle is super stylish and practical. Designed to fit in your bag and pocket.
Trendy Tote Bags
Tote-ally awesome and perfect for carrying around all those event goodies. Whether they’re stuffing it with brochures, branded swag, or their secret stash of snacks, your attendees will thank you for the convenience.
Our Pick: If you’re looking for a trendy and durable tote bag, look no further than the Cali Canvas Tote! With a fast one-week turnaround, great on-trend colours and the quality is awesome meaning they will get reused over and again. Triple win!
Giving conference attendees items that will help manage technology needs is a sure way to make your brand memorable. Tech items are also a versatile gift choice that can go with any brand.
Our Pick: Wirelessmag Charger! This charger is perfect for juggling an ever-thinking business life. Stop worrying about unaligned ports and tangled cables; the WirelessMag Charger securely attaches to iPhone 12 and 13 devices for easy, efficient charging.
Branded apparel is among the most common conference gifts and can work for any brand. Branded apparel is way more than just fabric and ink. It’s your ticket to creating a lasting impression and showcasing your brand’s identity.
Our Pick: We love linen from AS colour. Because linen never goes out of style and is especially cool over the summer months.
Socks with Swagger
Inject some fun into your event by gifting attendees socks that showcase your brand’s personality. What’s it going to be? Spots or Stripes?
Our Pick: Swanky Socks. Give the gift of the softest, most comfortable Merino Wool custom branded Swanky Socks designed for every occasion.
Backpacks are a nice alternative to Totes and are a stylish and versatile event gift.
Our Pick: If your budget permits and you would like a bag that they will seriously love, the Bobby Hero Backpack is our pick. We recently did these for the Pepsi leadership conference and the client loved them.
A Classic Notebook
Gift your attendees a Hard Cover Notebook. It is a reliable travel companion, perfect for capturing thoughts and ideas on the move. Add a pen so your attendees can go full ‘old school’.
Our Pick: It’s hard to go past the classic Hard Cover Moleskine notebook. Unlined, grid and dotted layouts are available in the black notebook.
A High-Quality Umbrella
An umbrella has one job to do: to protect you. Give your attendees the gift of comfort with a custom branded premium umbrella. It also serves as a functional and reusable reminder of the event, making it a useful and memorable gift.
Our Pick: We are huge fans of the BLUNT Metro umbrella. It is compact, convenient, collapsible, and perfectly sized to provide excellent coverage without taking up too much space. Plus it comes in a range of fabulous colours.
Say goodbye to searching for your essentials. Give your attendees the gift of peace of mind with a custom tracker.
Our Pick: Custom Tile Mate can be paired with the free Tile app, and is a versatile tracker, perfect for keys, bags, pet tags, and more.
Got an event or conference in Winter? A custom promotional beanie is the perfect choice that combines comfort and style for the win!
Our Pick: Kenai Custom Knitted Beanie. Fully customised jacquard knitted acrylic beanie with a folded cuff and a pompom. Woven in up to 4 PMS colours!
Got an event or conference in the Summer? A custom cap will always be well received. Choose to create a custom cap or co-brand with other brands like AS Colour or Nike.
Our Pick: Keep your attendees cool, covered and comfortable in the Nike Featherlight unstructured, low-profile cap.
Because let’s face it, our devices always seem to have a knack for running out of juice at the most inconvenient times. Help your attendees stay charged and ready to tackle the world with sleek, branded power banks.
Our Pick: Rhodes Eco Power Bank. Manufactured from 2 Recycled PET bottles, the Rhodes Eco powerbank delivers power beyond its size and easily fits into your pocket!
Mind-Bending Puzzle Sets
Who says conferences can’t be fun and games? Challenge your attendees with mind-bending puzzles that not only entertain but also provide a much-needed break between sessions.
Our Pick: Custom Puzzle Cube. A creative and engaging promotional product, all panels of this interactive custom puzzle cube can be customised with full colour digital labels.
Custom Rope Phone Lanyards
Upgrade the humble lanyard game with trendy and functional designs. These can be made to order with your brand colours.
Our Pick: The crossbody Lawonda phone lanyard keeps the phone secure and accessible at all times, making it a functional and versatile gift.
Branded Travel Mugs
Perfect for those on-the-go caffeine fixes, branded travel mugs ensure your event stays top of mind with every sip.
Our Pick: Surround Sip Vacuum Cup. This premium 350ml double-wall, vacuum insulated stainless steel cup will keep your drinks hot for hours.
So, the next time you’re planning an event, don’t just settle for the same old, unoriginal giveaways. Go the extra mile with unique branded merchandise that adds that sprinkle of magic. These 15 conference and event gifts are guaranteed to leave a lasting impression. So, go ahead, spread the swag, and watch your event become the talk of the town!
LET'S ELEVATE YOUR SWAG GAME!
Get in touch with the team and we will find the right merch and event gifts for your brand!