Promotional Products Businesses Should Use

There’s no denying how effective promotional products can be for businesses at trade shows – and it doesn’t matter what industry you’re in either. Why? Because the products are designed to get your name and branding in front of people, to help them remember you when they’re in need of your product or service.

Nowadays there is such a wide range of promotional products available to give out at trade shows, so you’ll be able to find something that suits your target audience and your budget.

Let’s start with the classics…

The most obvious choice of promo product for a trade show would be pens. Because, let’s face it, everybody needs a pen. It’s small enough that anybody can grab one; they don’t even need a bag for it – they can just pop it in their pocket, if needs be.

One thing to remember when giving away pens is that it shouldn’t feel too cheap – while we all need pens, nobody wants a cheap one. But don’t worry… this doesn’t mean you’re going to have pay through the nose for every promotional pen you give away. You can actually buy great quality pens at a really affordable price.

Another option that’s small enough to fit in a pocket would be USBs/FlashDrives. It might not be something that’s used everyday by the person you give it to, but it’s highly likely to be sat on their desk at work, just in case they need one. Which means when they’re racking their brains trying to think of who to help with their problem, they’ll spot the USB and get in touch.

Another classic option is mugs – but gone are the days of only being able to choose a bog-standard mug… you can now pick from a wide range of styles so you’ll be able to find something out there that suits your target audience and helps to make you stand out.

Then you have options that are more likely to be used out and about, increasing your brand awareness even further. This includes things like bags, lanyards, umbrellas, oyster card holders, sports bottles, and keyrings.

If you know you’re going to have a stall at a trade show during the wet, winter months, umbrellas are a great option. Think about it… how many times have you left the house and completely forgotten your umbrella, only to get caught in a downpour? Now imagine if you were given a free umbrella at a trade show..? You’d be more likely to remember that company, wouldn’t you?

So not only are you in their mind, when that person uses the umbrella, they’re going to cross the path of potentially hundreds of people in a day. And if the it stands out for all the right reasons, you’ll be in the minds of that see it – all for the cost of an umbrella!

The same goes for oyster card holders – it’s something practical that they’ll potentially use every day, so they’re reminded of your company on a daily basis, it fits in their pocket, and it will be seen by plenty of other people during their commute.

You can even look at watches as a possible option too. These are fantastic at really making sure your business stays at the forefront of your prospects mind. After all, how many companies do you know that give away a free watch at trade shows?

It’s a great way to make sure you stand out amongst all of the other stands there that day… and you’ll become a name that people see on a regular basis as they check the time. So to the end user, it’s an incredibly luxurious product to be given for free by a company that doesn’t really know them but for you, it’s an incredibly cost-effective way to increase your brand awareness on a wider scale – especially if you buy in bulk, as this really keeps the costs down.

And if you want to make sure everyone in the office is reminded of you on a regular basis, you can go for more practical items such as coasters, computer mice, mouse mats, folders, or even clocks!

There really is a great range of promotional products available nowadays, so if you’re struggling to decide which option works best for you, start thinking about what your target audience are most likely to use and what’s going to make you stand out.

Items such as USBs, umbrellas, and watches are great because they’re incredibly cost-effective items that are practical for the end user – plus they’re unlikely to be given out by other people at the trade show. Just because most people stick to pens, lanyards, and mugs doesn’t mean you have to!

Melisa Greenfield, October 2016

Melisa Greenfield is an experienced copywriter who’s been working in the promotional industry for 2 years, helping to promote the benefits of using promotional products to increase brand awareness.

Promotional Products To Perk Up the Summer Fun

Promotional Products To Perk Up the Summer Fun

Summer season is synonymous with vacations, fishing trips, bar-be-cues, beaches, swimming and general outdoor activities. It is the end of school term and the beginning of a fun-filled time; for being out in the sun and enjoying the radiance of the weather. Summer is the time of the year that everybody loves and cherishes to be together with family and friends. It is also a good time for the marketers to take advantage and make their place in the minds of their existing and prospective customers. There is a volley of promo product ideas by way of which promoters can satisfy and thank their customers during the hot season.

Apparel ideas – For those long sunny days at the beach or playing volleyball or football match, present your customers with baseball caps and sun visors with your company logo and message. Cool colored t-shirts would be ideal for golf fans.

Picnic ideas – You can gift your customer picnic coolers and blankets for a perfect day out in the summer sun. For those backyard barbecue parties, you can offer customized barbecue gear or accessories.

Outdoor ideas – Some fun ideas for enjoying outdoor sports could be flying discs, boomerangs, kites. For those beach parties, you can offer beach bags, towels or robes. Other good ideas would be suntan and sun-protection lotions, sunglasses and water bottles for a great sunny day.

Skin protection ideas – Lip balms and high SPF lotions are perfect ideas for protection against the sun. Moisturizing sprays throwing a refreshing mist work well to cool off the heat. Add your company logo to these products and your customers will be reminded of you during their repeated use o beat the harsh sun. Portable, mini hand fans are also a practical promo item for the season, especially it would combine well with the spray bottles.

Sunglasses are a useful promo product which your customer will appreciate during this weather; however, there is a compromise on the imprint space you get to advertise your logo or message. You can achieve your promotional objective by complimenting sunglasses with a cover, clip or holder with your logo imprint on it.

Golfing ideas – For your golfer amateurs and professionals, you can choose from a range of products; from t-shirts to golf balls to wooden tees, golf towels to golf organizers; you will successfully win over the hearts of golf lovers.

Kids’ ideas – You can make your kid customers happy by giving away fling rings, flyers, beach ball or even beach toys.

Gift bags – you can even choose to make gift bags. An example would be one for the beach; including a beach blanket, beach mat, sunglasses and sun protection. Ensure that the bag and all the inclusions come with your logo and carry your business message. Another idea is to offer a wellness and health gift bag which comprises of first aid items, facial tissues, anti-bacterial moist wipes and plasters; to carry for the outdoor activities.

Be proactive and think out of the box to come with some unique ideas to appeal to your customers and stand out from the competition. The summer season is full of opportunities which you can exploit to your best advantage. All you need is to be creative and spend time to think what your customers would appreciate most.

Author:
Julius Rosen has been involved as a direct import specialist with the business gift, premium and advertising specialty industry for over 30 years.

25 Insane (But True) Facts About Promotional Products

25 Insane (But True) Facts About Promotional Products

If you’re in the business of finding promotional products, you know the impact they can have on an organisation’s marketing efforts. But do you know these fun facts about promotional products?

  1. Eight in 10 consumers own between one and 10 promotional products.
  2. Fifty-three percent of these people use a promotional product at least once a week.
  3. Six in 10 of them keep promotional products for up to two years.
  4. Only one in five people will trash an unwanted promotional product.
  5. Before receiving a promotional product, 55 percent of people had done business with the advertiser. After receiving a promotional product, 85 percent of people did business with the advertiser.
  6. With nearly six thousand impressions, bags generate more impressions than any other promotional product in the U.S.
  7. Thirty-one percent of U.S. consumers own a promotional bag.
  8. At one-tenth of a cent, bags tie with writing instruments for the lowest cost per impression of any promotional product in the U.S.
  9. The first known promotional products – commemorative buttons – trace back to 1789 when George Washington was elected president.
  10. Fifty-three percent of the time, promotional products create a more favorable impression of the advertiser.
  11. Forty-eight percent of consumers would like to receive promotional products more often.
  12. Consumers hang on to promotional products for an average of 6.6 months.
  13. Sixty-nine percent of consumers would pick up a promotional product if they deemed it useful.
  14. Sixty-three percent of consumers pass along the promotional products they no longer wish to keep.
  15. Eighty-nine percent of consumers can recall the advertiser of a promotional product they’d received in the last two years.
  16. Ninety-one percent of consumers have at least one promotional product in their kitchen, 74 percent have at least one in their workspace, 55 percent have at least one in their bedroom.
  17. Seventy-seven percent of consumers say a promotional product’s usefulness is the number-one reason to keep it, with health and safety products, computer products and writing instruments ranked as the most useful.
  18. The top five buyers of promotional products are clients in education, finance, not-for-profit, healthcare, and construction.
  19. Wearables are the top product category, followed by writing instruments, bags, calendars and drinkware.
  20. The first promotional product tradeshow was held in 1914 – there were 32 exhibitors.
  21. Women are more likely to have bags, writing instruments and calendars, whereas men are more likely to own shirts and caps.
  22. Ownership of logoed outerwear is highest in the Midwest, with 15 percent of people owning an item.
  23. Logoed mugs in particular are more effective advertising than radio and television spots; 57 percent of people were able to recall the advertiser on a mug, versus 32 percent of radio and 28 percent of T.V.
  24. Adding a promotional product to the media mix increases the effectiveness of other media by up to 44 percent.
  25. Promotional products draw as many as 500 percent more referrals from satisfied customers than an appeal letter alone.

Are you still skeptical about the power or promotional products?

With thanks to PPAI

7 Golden Rules for Picking Great Promotional Products

7 Golden Rules for Picking Great Promotional Products

Everyday customers old and new reach out to BONGO to get sound advice on what promotional products they should use for their business. But what makes a great promotional product? With 1000’s of lines available online, it can be daunting to get to grips with the options!

To help you, here are 7 golden rules for picking great promotional products:

QUALITY
Quality is the key.  If a quality and useful promotional product is received by your client – they will certainly remember you.

DESIRABILITY
This is especially important to get right as gifting potential leads an item that isn’t desirable, may reflect your company in the same light: a desirable item denotes a company of quality!

USABILITY
Understand that usability key! Statistics show that 90.4% of people report currently owning or possessing a promotional product received in the last 24 months so it stands to reason that the most useful the item is, the more likely it is that your promotional product will stick around, day in, day out.

RELEVANCE
Understand that relevance is a big factor – and every sector is different. A branded lip balm for a Lawyer’s conference – is that the best fit? Would that gift be relevant and well received by those potential leads? Probably not. Understand your target audience and pick the most desirable items for the people you want to want to reach out to.

CREATIVITY
Use promotional products to make a lasting statement about who your company are, and what you offer. Take time to think of a creative idea that ties in with your brand marketing strategy – what special service do you offer? What goods can you deliver? Don’t be afraid to think outside the box – be fun! Are you a dentist? Why not send out some sugar-free sweets in a playful way? Trying to recruit people to sign up to your gym? Why not gift them a free water bottle so that you’re always on their desk, reminding them to get in touch and get fit – the possibilities are endless!

INTRIGUING
Try and see your product to introduce a bit of curiosity with your potential customers, we can help you with plenty of inspiration! For example, is a client a PR company? Why not send a branded pen with an inscription – ‘What could we write for you?’. Be playful, think outside the box. What would intrigue you to make that enquiry?

GOOD VALUE
However great all the other rules – just remember what would be best associated with your brand: VALUE.

Unique Promotional Bags

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Unique Promotional Bags from Bongo are the best advertising tool to deliver your product branding message. Our huge range of non woven, cotton and polyester bags can be printed wih full colour printing all over. The bags are available in a large of sizes and specifications to suit your needs. Promoting your brand and logo on any kind of bag bag is an excellent way to keep your brand or product visible with the public. Conventional types of advertising i.e. television & radio ads normally run for short periods of time. With branded promotional bags – your product become a billboard advisement that can be used and exposed constantly.

It’s easy to generate new business with a unique promotional bag. Not only can the giving of a quality and unique bag put a smile on the face of your clients, but will also help to retain your customers. It will also most certainly help you generate new business via the product’s branding exposure.

Increase your Sales & Brand recognition with good quality, well thought out promotional products. Surveys show that around 39 percent of people who were given a promotional product within the last year were able to recognize the name of the company.

Our large range of bag styles include – backpacks, backpacks & drawstring bags, bag accessories, beach bags, biodegradable bags, compendiums, computer bags, conference & business bags, cooler bags, cotton & calico bags, custom made bags, enviro eco bags, full color printed bags, jute bags, laptop & iPad pouches, leather bags, luggage tags, lunch boxes and bags, non woven bags, paper bags, pencil cases & organizers, picnic bags, pouches, shoe bags, sling & shoulder bags, sports bags, tote & shopping bags, travel bags & luggagewaist bags, wallets and wine bags.

Promotional Products in Hard Economic Times

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Promotional Products in Hard Economic Times provide affordable, accountable and measurable advertising.

It is important to continue to acknowledge and thank clients, employees and suppliers.

Marketers spend more than $1.34 billion dollars (AUS) and $144 million (NZ) a year on promotional products for one reason, they work.

  • 52% say their impression of a company is more positive after receiving a promotional product.
  • 76% recall the name advertised on the product.
  • 55% keep the item for more than one year.
  • Nearly 50% of recipients use them daily.
  • 52% of people do business with a company after receiving a promotional product
  • Spend less, achieve more and remind people about the benefit of doing business with you.

Promotional Products in the Home:

  • How many people have at least one promotional product in their kitchens? 91%
  • How many have 2 or more in their kitchens? 81%
  • In fact, the kitchen is the #1 place people use and keep their promotional products.
  • (People spend on average 3-5 hours a day in their kitchens)

Promotional Products in the Office:

  • How many people have at least one promotional product in their offices? 74%
  • How many have 2 or more in their offices? 59%
  • In the work place, more than half of people hold onto their promotional product from 1 to more than 4 years.

Reach & Recall:

  • 71% of business travellers surveyed reported receiving a promotional product in a 12 month period.
  • 33.7% of this group had the item on their person.
  • 56% of people kept their promotional product for more than one year.
  • 76.4% said they kept their promotional product because it was useful.
  • 76.1% of the respondents could recall the advertisers name on the product.

How effective are Promotional Products in staff retention, motivation and brand interest?

  • 75% of Human Resource mangers surveyed are using promotional products in recognition programs.
  • 72% of marketing and HR managers say that promotional products are very effective in motivation and retention of staff.
  • 100% of advertisers said that adding a promotional product returned a favourable response to their campaign.
  • 69% of advertisers said promotional products increased brand interest and 84% it created more favourable impressions of the brand itself.

Understanding the medium:

  • A product is just a product, until it is linked with a promotion, it then becomes an advertisement.
  • The most successful advertising campaigns are the result of a planned strategy.
  • Throwing products at your target market without that planning is a waste your marketing dollars.
  • The product is only one component in the whole campaign.
  • The creativity used to get a response is the key to increasing profits and promoting brands.

Successful campaigns require Strategic ‘logistical’ and ‘emotional’ roll out

  • Action engagement triggers
  • Data collection analysis
  • Technical logo application knowledge
  • Creating the difference between a ‘passive’ and ‘active’ promotion

For over 30 years BONGO has supplied promotional products to Australian Businesses and is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of innovative and quality promotional products.

Adhesive Stickers

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Adhesive Stickers

Adhesive Stickers are a fantastic way to promote your business or your brand. Bongo produces a huge range of stickers for all advertising situations. Our range includes car stickers, electrostatic stickers, floor sticker graphics, metallic stickers, paper stickers, reflective stickers, sticker sheets and vinyl and weatherproof stickers.

Stickers are frequently distributed as part of promotional, advertising, and political campaigns; for example, in many voting districts in the U.S., stickers indicating an individual has voted are given to each voter as they leave the polling place, largely as a reminder to others to vote. Observers may clap hands, honk a horn or otherwise applaud a good sticker.

Identification of vehicle registration and last service details are two examples of stickers on the inside of most car windscreens. The term “window sticker” is generally used for vinyl labels which are stuck to the inside of a vehicle’s window, as opposed to water-resistant stickers that are stuck to the outside of a vehicle but can be affixed to anything.

 

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Corporate Awards

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Are you looking to recognize your employees with appreciation, recognition and corporate awards? Our team of artwork professionals are ready to assist with your designs and to suggest the most suitable award to best fit your corporate image.  Our extensive range of corporate awards consist of acrylic awards, hand made glass awards and trophies, custom made pewter trophies and plaques and crystal awards. Awards can be laser engraved, etched or colour filled – depending on your requirements. Call us to discuss your corporate awards requirements.

Australia Day

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On Australia Day we come together as a nation to celebrate what’s great about Australia and being Australian. It’s the day to reflect on what we have achieved and what we can be proud of in our great nation. It’s the day for us to re-commit to making Australia an even better place for the future. On this day, Australian adorn themselves with all sorts of Aussie promotional products to celebrate the day. Let us help you by putting some suggestions together for your next Australia Day corporate event or celebration. Bongo has a large range of Australiana products that are perfect not only to celebrate Australia Day, but to use throughout the year. Products include Aussie clothing, Aussie flag bags, Aussie flag keyrings, Aussie Flag Pins, Aussie flag shirts, Aussie caps & hats – as well as a huge range of Aussie supporter ideas.

Australia Day is the official National Day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at that site by Governor Arthur Phillip. In present-day Australia, celebrations reflect the diverse, multicultural society and landscape of the nation, and are marked by community and family events, reflections on Australian history, official community awards, and citizenship ceremonies welcoming new immigrants into the Australian community.

The meaning and significance of Australia Day has evolved over time. Unofficially, or historically, the date has also been variously named “Anniversary Day”, “Invasion Day”, “Foundation Day”, and “ANA Day”. 26 January 1788 marked the proclamation of British sovereignty over the eastern seaboard of Australia (then known as New Holland).[4] Although it was not known as Australia Day until over a century later, records of celebrations on 26 January date back to 1808, with the first official celebration of the formation of New South Wales held in 1818. On New Year’s Day 1901, the British colonies of Australia formed a Federation, marking the birth of modern Australia. A national day of unity and celebration was looked for. It was not until 1935 that all Australian states and territories had adopted use of the term “Australia Day” to mark the date, and not until 1994 that the date was consistently marked by a public holiday on that day by all states and territories.

In contemporary Australia, the holiday is marked by the presentation of the Australian of the Year Awards on Australia Day Eve, announcement of the Australia Day Honours list and addresses from the Governor-General and Prime Minister. It is an official public holiday in every state and territory of Australia, unless it falls on a weekend in which case the following Monday becomes a public holiday instead. With community festivals, concerts and citizenship ceremonies, the day is celebrated in large and small communities and cities around the nation. Australia Day has become the biggest annual civic event in Australia.

3-5 Day Express Service

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For that last minute rush order – we offer a 3-5 day express service on some of our products.  Let me take the worry about fulfilling your urgent order. We are here to help you with ideas on a large range of products that are available within a 3-5 business day turnaround.

  1. The production for 3-5 business day products starts from the time that artwork has been signed off.
  2. If you have an account with us – then our standard trading terms are applicable otherwise prepayment is required. We accept Mastercard and Visa.
  3. Re freight – freight is additional and is oncharged at our cost.  We use same day or overnight couriers.  In this production delivery timing we are not responsible for any delays which may be caused by freight companies once the goods have been despatched.   You can always arrange a pick up – using your own freight company.

Our 3-5 day express service include the following products:-

Antibacterial gel, badge holders, badges, bags, banners, bottled water, business card holders, calculators, car accessories, coasters, personal items, drink bottles, fans, flags, flashlights, food containers, fun and novelty items, highlighters, keychains, lanyards, lip balm, luggage tags, magnets, mobile accessores, ipad and iphone accessories, mouse mats, mug, pens, notepads, packaging, pedometers, pencil cases, pencils, coloured pencil pack, pouches, rulers, safety products, stickers and transfers, anti stress items, sunglasses, tools, torches, usbs and wristbands – to mention a few 🙂

Promotional Drink Bottles

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Printed promotional drink bottles are very popular in the promotional market for several good reasons. Quite simply, they are genuinely useful and extremely popular. They look great printed or engraved and offer great logo visibility as the products are well used, often both in the office, in the car, sports events, and outdoor and sporting activities. Printed drink bottles are also very durable which obviously means that your logo will be seen for longer – they don’t run out of batteries or break down and are made of durable materials. They are an environmentally friendly alternative to disposable plastic  water bottles – and of course, all of our drink bottles are BPA free. We offer a great variety of styles from light weight plastic sports bottles to high quality durable stainless steel to. Our drink bottles are also available in a variety of  price points so you are sure to find one that suits your tastes and budget.

So where price, longevity of impact and high logo visibility are important to your promotional campaign it is hard to go past the promotional drink bottle. Next time your staff, customer or whomever the lucky recipient of your next promotional travel mug is, reaches for a drink bottle to take to the sports field, to gym, to their office or anywhere else they need to drink (everywhere) it’s your logo they and everyone else will see and your company they will all be thinking of. Promotional drink bottles are great way of taking your promotional dollar further.

Automotive Promotional Products

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With people these days spending so much time in their cars, it is no wonder that products associated with cars make brilliant automotive promotional products. From key rings to outdoor products your clients will thank you every time they reach for that umbrella, or for that travel mug with your logo. Choose well and they will associate your logo with that wonderful picnic they had with their family… with their time laying under that beach umbrella… or with the first aid kit that was there when they needed it. Whatever it is, your logo could be there when it matters most. Check out a vast range of car related promotional products.

The interior of a closed car parked in a non-shaded spot exposed to extensive sunlight can sustain sun and heat damage. Sunlight passing through the car’s windshield produces the greenhouse effect, heating the interior to a temperature much higher than the outside air. Excessive heat and prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can make the dashboard fade and eventually crack, cause seat upholstery discoloration and aging, etc.

The windshield glass itself blocks most of the UV light and some of the infrared radiation. But it can’t protect from the visible light that mostly penetrates through it and gets absorbed by the objects inside the car. The visible light that passes into the interior through the windshield is converted into the infrared light which, in its turn, is blocked by the glass and gets trapped inside, heating up the interior. Windshield sun shades have a reflective surface to bounce the light back, reducing the interior temperature.

Create Your Own Unique USB – low minimums

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Create your own Unique USB – low minimums. Finally – a custom printed, top quality USB flash drives are available for as low as 25 units. These German made USBs come with a 1 year warranty and have a capacity of 4GB. Pick and match and make you your own USB drive by selecting the colour for each part to match your corporate logo colours  – and then assemble to make up your own unique USB.  There are two styles available – one is all plastic and the second has a metal clip which can be pad printed or laser engraved.

The clip colours are available in transparent plastic in colours of clear, black, blue, red, dark green, light green, purple and yellow. Solid colours are white, black, blue, red, green, yellow, grey or silver.

The main section colours are available in clear, black, blue, red, dark green, light green, purple, yellow. Solid colours are white, black, blue, red, green, yellow, grey or silver.

The side bar colours are clear, black, blue, red, dark green, light green, purple, yellow. Solid colours are white, black, blue, red, green, yellow, grey or silver.

Print areas are 25mm x 12mm on the clip; 10mm x 15mm on the main section and 30mm x 4mm on the side bar. Decoration methods are via pad printing or laser engraving.

Christmas Decorations

 

Christmas Decorations

 

Beautiful, colourful Christmas Decorations made to your custom shape with full colour printing. Supplied with a gold or silver rope attachment. Product size is 80mm x 80mm or custom cut to any shape within a 64cm2 measurement. Minimum order is 100 units. Impress your clients with a custom designed, unique decoration for Christmas.

Christmas or Christmas Day (Old English: Crīstesmæsse, meaning “Christ’s Mass”) is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is prepared for by the season of Advent or Nativity Fast and is prolonged by the Octave of Christmas and further by the season of Christmastide. Christmas Day is a public holiday in many of the world’s nations, is celebrated culturally by a large number of non-Christian people,and is an integral part of the Christmas and holiday season.

The celebratory customs associated in various countries with Christmas have a mix of pre-Christian, Christian, and secular themes and origins. Popular modern customs of the holiday include gift giving, completing an Advent calendar or Advent wreath, Christmas music and caroling, an exchange of Christmas cards, church services, a special meal, and the display of various Christmas decorations, including Christmas trees, Christmas lights, nativity scenes, garlands, wreaths, mistletoe, and holly. In addition, several closely related and often interchangeable figures, known as Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, and Christkind, are associated with bringing gifts to children during the Christmas season and have their own body of traditions and lore. Because gift-giving and many other aspects of the Christmas festival involve heightened economic activity, the holiday has become a significant event and a key sales period for retailers and businesses. The economic impact of Christmas is a factor that has grown steadily over the past few centuries in many regions of the world.

While the month and date of Jesus’ birth are unknown, by the early-to-mid 4th century, the Western Christian Church had placed Christmas on December 25, a date later adopted in the East, although some churches celebrate on the December 25 of the older Julian calendar, which, in the Gregorian calendar, currently corresponds to January 7, the day after the Western Christian Church celebrates the Epiphany. The date of Christmas may have initially been chosen to correspond with the day exactly nine months after the day on which early Christians believed that Jesus was conceived, or with one or more ancient polytheistic festivals that occurred near southern solstice (i.e., the Roman winter solstice);  a further solar connection has been suggested because of a biblical verse identifying Jesus as the “Sun of righteousness”.

Biodegradable Non Woven Bags

 

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Biodegradable Non Woven Bags

Our new range of environmentally friendly biodegradable bags are the perfect replacement for paper or plastic bags. These biodegradable non woven fabric bags are made with eco friendly material and are printed with full colour printing all over.  We have a large range of different sizes available with cut out handles or with short or long shoulder handles. Enviro bags are becoming increasingly popular and are econonomical.  Perfect for retail stores, conferences and events, general advertising and promotion.

Whether it be shopping bags, sports bags, cooler bags or travel bags, rarely do we leave our homes or offices without a bag of one description or another… which means that they make an excellent promotional product. Usually with a large print area and often having multiple print areas they provide an excellent opportunity to make a big impact…. and because they are so useful they are guaranteed to drive your promotional dollar further and maximise the effectiveness of your next promotional campaign.

Nonwoven fabrics are broadly defined as sheet or web structures bonded together by entangling fiber or filaments (and by perforating films) mechanically, thermally or chemically. They are flat or tufted porous sheets that are made directly from separate fibers, molten plastic or plastic film. They are not made by weaving or knitting and do not require converting the fibers to yarn. Typically, a certain percentage of recycled fabrics and oil-based materials are used in nonwoven fabrics. The percentage of recycled fabrics vary based upon the strength of material needed for the specific use. In addition, some nonwoven fabrics can be recycled after use, given the proper treatment and facilities. For this reason, some consider nonwovens a more ecological fabric for certain applications, especially in fields and industries where disposable or single use products are important, such as hospitals, schools, nursing homes and luxury accommodations.

Nonwoven fabrics are engineered fabrics that may have a limited life, single-use fabric or a very durable fabric. Nonwoven fabrics provide specific functions such as absorbency, liquid repellence, resilience, stretch, softness, strength, flame retardancy, washability, cushioning, thermal insulation, acoustic insulation, filtration, use as a bacterial barrier and sterility. These properties are often combined to create fabrics suited for specific jobs, while achieving a good balance between product use-life and cost. They can mimic the appearance, texture and strength of a woven fabric and can be as bulky as the thickest paddings. In combination with other materials they provide a spectrum of products with diverse properties, and are used alone or as components of apparel, home furnishings, health care, engineering, industrial and consumer goods.