Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Giving Back With Promotional Products

Promotional products and charitable causes can make a great combination, serving both your brand’s marketing objectives and a greater good. Branded merchandise is a good way to raise awareness for charity while also enhancing their brand visibility. By associating your brand with a positive initiative, you can create a positive image and connect with conscious customers who appreciate your desire to make a difference.

iCOOL Cooler Backpack and Shelter to Soldier

The iCOOL Trail 24-can capacity cooler backpack is made from durable 600D ripstop and features a large capacity compartment with heat-sealed PEVA lining. The easy roll-down top provides quick access to gear and is secured with a zippered closure and buckle strap. There is a large space for a full color transfer logo or marketing message on the front pocket. A portion of all proceeds is donated to Shelter to Soldier, a non-profit organization.

ACE Line and the National Parks Foundation

Our line of ACE brand products are cute, high quality and give back to the National Parks Foundation. The comfy socks are available in a variety of colors and fun sayings. Brand yourself on a comfortable product that will assist in protecting natural land and wildlife.

Raining Rose Promos and Heifer International

Heifer International is a nonprofit that seeks to lift communities from poverty and eradicate hunger all around the globe. This travel kit is great for travelers and commuters and would be a practical branded gift. It would simultaneously give back to those in need and associate your brand with positive change. Your logo or marketing message can be imprinted on the bottle labels.

SnugZ and the Wounded Warrior Basecamp

This power bank flashlight. The 5V 2200 mAh Basecamp Explorer Powerbank Flashlight is a useful and hands-on gift that you can feel good about. It featues a sturdy metal exterior; tri-mode flashlight power; and Li-ion battery. SnugZ® Basecamp donates 1% of sales with a minimum of $100,000 per calendar year to support the Wounded Warrior basecamp.

MIIR Drinkware and Various Charities

These high-quality bottles are perfect, customizable promotional products. The Thermo 3D(R) double wall vacuum insulation keeps hot stuff hot and cold stuff cold. MiiR gives at least 1% of revenue to nonprofit organizations whose work empowers communities while benefiting the health of their natural environments. Every MiiR product comes with a Give Code that allows the gift recipient to experience the charitable story behind your promotional product purchase.

Our customizable, promotional products are not just tangible items, they create a brand experience that resonates with quality, creativity, and value. Each product will leave a lasting impression, whether it's through unique designs, practicality, or the charitable contribution. For more gift ideas or to place your order, call us at (847) 398-5500 or email me at

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Promotional Products Perfect For Customer Service Week Thank You Gifts (October 3-7th)

Customer service week (October 3rd-7th) is all about showing appreciation and support to the people who serve customers daily. Customer service pros are essential to any business, so don’t let their hard work go unnoticed. Consider these perfect gifts and gift sets to share the recognition!

Miir Coffee Break Set

This is the perfect pick-me-up kit for commuters or for people on the go. Customer service can be hard, so this set provides an energy boost to help customer service pros do what they do best. The tumbler is reusable and durable for daily use. It’s a great way to promote your brand and show gratitude. Price includes one color, large 4” x 4” screen print or laser engraving on the travel mug.

Jelly Donut Kit

Everyone loves donuts. There’s no better way to say thank you than with a baking kit. This is a great way to associate your brand with something fun and tasty. While there is no personalization or branding included, this is a fun gift or activity for employees to do with the family.

Aluminum Water Bottle

A water bottle is always a good high visibility choice when promoting your brand. It’s durable and usable, making it a long lasting investment. It’s also a great way to show appreciation because it’s such a practical item for at-home and office projects. Includes a one color screen print of your logo or a thank you message.

Sprout Rooted Candle

We all know customer service can be hard. This is the perfect zen gift to unwind after hours. Once this candle burns, it turns into potted lavender. This is a great desktop or at home thank you gift. Space for a one color imprint on the front of the candle. This item will sit on a desk or shelf for a long time giving your brand some lasting power.

Igloo Gourmet Cooler

This gourmet igloo cooler is another practical and durable product. It can be used casually or brought to work to keep lunches cold. As a gift set with fun gourmet treats, this is a gift that goes above and beyond like your customer services reps. Cooler offers a large area to showcase your logo or brand message.

Don’t forget about Customer Service week! Appreciate the invaluable work customer service workers do for your business! For more gift ideas or to place your order, call us at (847) 398-5500 or email me at

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Don’t Miss Out On These Barbie-Themed Must-Have Promotional Products

The Barbie movie has become the most popular film of the year. Don’t miss out on the excitement! Promote your brand with barbie-themed promotional products that clients and employees will surely love. With Barbie in the limelight, take advantage of the hype with some pink swag that is sure to spark a conversation. Check out these everyday use, Barbie-pink promotional products to promote yourself amidst all of the Barbie fun.

Pink Plastic Bags

Use these promotional plastic bags to share marketing material, business cards, or even some of the following giveaway products. Everyone needs bags to carry their stuff, and the pink is perfect to stand out at trade shows or even just on the street. Large area for a one color imprint of your logo or marketing message.

Pink T-Shirts

T-shirts are an obvious choice of a great giveaway. Branded tees are perfect to wear anytime, but a Barbie-pink branded T-shirt is the ideal clothing to wear to a group Barbie movie showing, Barbie-themed hospitality event at an upcoming trade show or any company or family outings. Your logo or any other marketing message can be screen printed on the front or back.

Silicone Phone Wallet

Everyone uses their phone constantly, and for that reason phone wallets and attachments are very popular as promotional giveaways. Have your Barbie-pink branded phone wallet available for customers, employees, or trade show visitors. Not only will the item be appreciated since it’s a handy item to have, but it’s also great to give your brand maximum visibility, since we look at and hold our phones so often. This item is marketing budget-friendly and includes a one color logo imprint. 


Sunglasses are perfect for the warm season but really, they are needed year round. They’re a high-visibility, promotional product that people appreciate and can use daily. Add your custom imprint and you have the perfect product to wear to Barbie movie screenings, Barbie-themed parties, or just in general for beach-themed events, school fundraisers, luau parties and more! So, promote your brand with these Barbie-pink sunglasses that employees and clients will wear around in style. Available with a one-color imprint on the arm of the glasses.

Stainless Steel Water Bottle

Water bottles are the perfect promotional product, especially with airports like LAX announcing a ban on plastic water bottles. Water bottles are a year round necessity, soon you will need to bring your own when traveling at airports. We like this one for several reasons, most importantly it’s available in Barbie pink. Price includes a one color logo imprint.

For more Barbie-pink promotional product ideas or to place an order, call us at (847) 398-5500 or email me at

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

This Year’s Top Promotional Product Trends As Seen at The 2023 PPAI Expo

Whether you’re gifting branded products to your clients and employees, promoting your company at fairs and expos, or adding your unique message to the merchandise you offer to your customers, making a lasting impression should be one of your top goals. To help you do that, we’ve compiled the top trends of the year that will ensure that you’re offering the gifts and merchandise that are on everyone’s wish list! 


Nearly every top brand can now be customized with your logo and message, so corporate gift giving is no longer limited to generic items. Here are some great name brand options that your clients and employees would happily purchase for themselves!

Columbia Ladies Omni-Wick Shotgun 1/4 Zip 

This high-quality jacket offers Omni-Wick and Omni-SHADE UPF 30 sun protection, and features a seamless zippered sleeve pocket. With double knit material and mesh backing, sizes are offered from S-2XL, and 3XL in some colors. Ask for item #16S60ML for the men’s companion option. 

Milk Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookie Gourmet Snack Pack 

Give the gift of flavor with these delicious Oreo Cookie snack packs. Real Oreo cookies are drenched in smooth, premium milk chocolate, then drizzled with contrasting stripes to create a sweet flavor sensation. Don’t forget to add your unique logo and messaging to the outer packaging!

Otterbox Power Bank 

This Otterbox power bank is a great gift for clients and employees on the go. With USB-A and USB-C  ports, multiple devices can be charged at the same time. With an output of 10,000 mAh, this power bank offers up to 30 hours of battery for a smartphone, 18 hours for a small tablet, and 9 hours of battery for a large tablet. 


Environmental consciousness is becoming more and more important in people’s buying decisions. Companies want branded merchandise that is useful, purposeful, and most importantly, socially and environmentally responsible. Here are some great eco-friendly options for your branding this year. 

Eco Flight Jacket

This men’s jacket is stylish, lightweight, and most importantly, eco-friendly! It features a 100% recycled shell material, resulting in more than 50 recycled bottles in each jacket. This jacket is GRS approved, SCOPE certified, and complies with Prop 65. You can embroider your logo on the jacket as well.

Ocean Duffel Bag 

Saving the ocean one bag at a time! This duffel bag features a roomy zippered main compartment, two zippered side pockets for smaller items, a removable and adjustable shoulder strap, and two carry grab handles. It is made from recycled ocean plastic, and through a partnership with 1% For The Planet, one percent of all sales will be donated to environmental nonprofits. 

Upcycled Fethiye Throw Blanket 

This multi-use blanket has hand-knotted tassels, is handcrafted according to ancient tradition, and is made with 50% recycled cotton. It’s the perfect size for all of your travel blanket needs, and folds down to a compact size for easy storage and carrying. 


Today’s uncertain times have lead to higher stress for most people. With that in mind, self care has become more of a focus than ever! The following items are great gifts to show your clients and employees that you care about their relaxation and mental health. 

Bamboo Soy Candle 

This vanilla-scented candle is non-toxic and burns cleaner than paraffin with no petrol-carbon soot. It also burns longer and more efficiently than paraffin, and complies with Prop 65. Choose your color and add your unique logo and messaging to create a lasting impression! 

Handheld Massage Gun 

Self care doesn’t get much better than this! This lightweight, handheld massage gun comes with four interchangeable head attachments and four intensity speeds to help with pain areas all over the body. The compact design makes it easy to store and maneuver, making it a modern tool to destress and unwind. 

Revive Pedicure Tool 

Ditch those expensive pedicure bills with this essential “me time” tool! This 4-in-1 set includes a pumice stone to remove dead skin cells, an emery file to smooth away roughness, a heel rasp to leave feet feeling soft and fresh, and a foot brush for a soothing massage. The paddle also includes a rope that can be used to hang your brand anywhere.


With many people continuing to work remotely, work and travel are frequently being combined, creating the popular experience of “bileisure.” Here are some great ideas for items that will help make their travels and experiences more convenient and enjoyable.  

Garment Travel Organizer 

This garment travel organizer is a traveler’s dream! It combines the ease of a folding garment bag and the convenience of multiple packing cubes into a single product. Use your logo and brand messaging to add a unique twist. 

Reveal Quart Bag 

This water-resistant bag is the perfect place to keep your travel liquids. With its small small size, machine washable cleanup convenience, and water-resistant material that keeps any spills inside the bag, it is a great travel companion for frequent flyers. 

Workspace Bag 

Easily combine travel and work with this workspace bag! In addition to a laptop sleeve, this bag ups the game with a portable workstation. The workstation opens from the back, bottom, and sides to fold out, and is supported by inner PVC for stability. The storage pockets are perfect for personal belongings, and the top carry handle makes it easy to carry through busy airports or bus stations. 

For more gift ideas or to place your order, call us at (847) 398-5500 or email me at 

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Last Minute Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it! Have you bought gifts yet? 

Fun and thoughtful gifts are a great way to show your clients and employees that you care. Or, promote a Valentine's Day event. By adding your logo and message, you will be sure to create a lasting impression. Check out these popular Valentine’s gifts that are fun, delicious, and easy on your bottom line!

Valentine’s Day Hot Chocolate Bomb with Pink Drizzle

Let your clients and employees know that they are the bomb! Simply pour hot milk over this chocolate bomb and watch it unravel, revealing delicious marshmallows and creating the perfect treat to warm cold winter days. With a pink drizzle and room for your logo and message, this is the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day.

Custom Cookie Cube 

Give a gift that shows your creativity! With plenty of space for your unique logo, colors, and messaging, this cookie cube is sure to create lasting memories for your clients and employees. After enjoying your uniquely branded box, your gift recipients will dig into 5 delicious chocolate chip cookies that will satisfy their chocolate cravings this Valentine’s Day.

Clearview Gift Box

If you’re looking for an elegant gift this Valentine’s Day, look no further. Our gift box is filled with 10 delicious Godiva Wrapped Chocolates including milk chocolate truffles, dark chocolate truffles, milk chocolate caramels, and dark chocolate caramels. The customizable hand-wrapped ribbon and metallic gold base give this gift box a luxurious appeal that will leave your clients and employees feeling truly special. 

If you’re still in need of last minute Valentine's Day promotional gift ideas, give us a call at (847) 398-5500 or email me at to inquire about options or place your order today.

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

2022 Promotional Holiday Gift Guide: This Year’s Top 10 Must-Have Items

With the holidays quickly approaching, many of us are trying to come up with fresh gift ideas for our VIP business stakeholders. But when it comes to showing your appreciation to your employees, clients, and customers, it can be especially difficult to find a gift that sufficiently communicates your gratitude. A great gift should be both personal and useful, and should show that you put thought and creativity into the gift choice and messaging. To kick off your journey to finding the perfect gift for your team, here is a list of this year’s most popular choices - all fully customizable so that you can add your own unique flair!


Speaker and Wireless Charger

This combination speaker and wireless charger delivers great sound quality while making sure that your device stays charged the whole time. Featuring Bluetooth connection, call answer/hang up technology, and up to 44 hours of play time, this speaker is a fun and reliable addition to any tech lover’s collection. 

Online Meeting Adjustable Ring Light

If your team works from home, this is a must-have item. This adjustable ring light has low, medium, and high settings which provide the perfect lighting for zoom calls, photos, and videos. It’s durable, shock proof, and clips on to most devices. Combine that with its compact size and rechargeable battery, and it’s the perfect travel-friendly gift.

Clothing & Accessories:


Give your team the gift of luxury with these comfortable and stylish slippers. With a faux suede outer, faux sherpa fur lining, and 10 mm EVA rubber sole, these slippers are the perfect blend of comfy and sturdy. Add your custom branding to the top for extra flair.

Travel Blanket

If your clients, customers, or team members travel often, this blanket is a must-have accessory. It’s made from ultra-plush sheared microfiber polyester fleece and measures 36” x 58”. But the best thing about this blanket is that it’s designed for travel, packing inside a 13.5” x 10” self-bag that is specifically designed to fit retractable luggage handles.

Home Goods:

Daylight Desk Lamp

Gray winter months and many hours of working indoors can quickly have a negative effect on our mood and energy. Our bodies need sunlight, and this lamp is here to help! It is designed with 3 colors of light (white, natural, and warm), and will provide your team with their daily boost of sunshine to help keep them energetic and focused.

16 Oz. Tumbler with Lid

This classic double wall insulated tumbler is an excellent gift choice for the office and for home. The double wall insulation reduces condensation, and it’s both microwave and dishwasher safe, making it extra convenient for your busy team. Make it your own with plenty of customization options and color combinations.

Bags & Totes:

70L Waterproof Backpack/Duffel Bag

For the ultimate utility gift, look no further than this backpack/duffel bag combo. Constructed from waterproof 55C matte PVC Tarpaulin and 840D PVC Polyester, this bag features 2 adjustable mesh straps that can be used either as a backpack or connected to be used as a duffel bag. Its extra-large zippered main compartment and zippered front pocket make it the perfect grab bag for travel, the gym, work, and everything in between.

Daytripper Dual Compartment Tote Cooler

This is the ultimate carryall cooler. Its dual compartment functionality includes both insulated and dry storage, and it features a bottle opener conveniently attached for on-the-go use. For effortless transportation, it has adjustable front straps to secure a blanket or towel, and a trolley strap that slips easily over luggage handles. This tote cooler is the perfect combination of strength, space, and transportability.

Food Gifts:

6 Piece Popcorn Gift Set

This 6-piece popcorn gift set is a delicious choice for the holidays. Flavors include caramel, butter, cheddar cheese, cookies & cream, peanut butter cup, and white & dark chocolate swirl. Add your unique design to both the tins and the ribbon to create a gift that is appealing to the eyes and the tastebuds.

Crate Full of Snacks

Why choose just one gourmet treat when you can have an entire crate full of different flavors? This large crate includes bite-sized cookies, caramel corn, chocolate dipped pretzels, and much more! And after everything has been enjoyed, the sturdy basswood crate can be used to hold any number of items including magazines, catalogs, or papers.

Monday, August 29, 2022

A Fun Promo Idea for Only Murders in the Building Fans - Hoodies

With fall just around the corner, there’s one thing you can certainly expect to see a lot more of in the coming weeks: hoodies. From bundling up at football games to lounging around the house, hoodies are perfect for almost any fall occasion and come in such a wide range of styles and colors that everyone is sure to find one they love.

It’s also a great way to capitalize on the popularity of the Hulu series Only Murders in the Building, where a tie-dye hoodie plays a huge role in Season 2 of the show.

Here at Newport Promotions, we have several comfortable hoodies that you can customize with your brand or company logo just in time to heat you up for fall or as a fun promotional idea for show fans.

The Port & Company® Men's Tie-Dye Pullover Hooded Sweatshirt
This sweatshirt is bright, comfortable, and full of character. Hand-dyed from made-for-tie-dye blanks, no two pieces are exactly the same. Choose from a wide selection of individual or multi-color options tie-dye options. Ask about imprinting options. 

Premium Cotton Fleece Pullover Hoodie
If you’re looking for serious comfort, the Premium Cotton Fleece Pullover Hoodie is the one for you. Made with an 80/20 cotton and polyester blend, this hoodie will feel like your old favorite the very first time you wear it. This garment is made-to-order with screen printing, reverse applique, laser tech patch, and more to give you the exact custom look you want.

The LAT Adult Harborside Mélange French Terry Hoodie is where style and comfort intersect. This unisex hoodie features white braided draw cords, a back locker patch, and loop cuffs on the arms. It also comes complete with a front pouch for easy carrying of all your essential items. Available in a wide variety of colors, this hoodie is a great showcase for your embroidered brand or message.

Glitter French Terry Hooded Sweatshirt
Ladies, fear not–we’ve got something special for you, too! The J. America Women's Glitter French Terry Hooded Sweatshirt gives you all the comfort you need for a cozy fall day with a slightly more polished look than your average hoodie. The glitter knit helps you effortlessly sparkle, while the slim fit helps you maintain an air of sophistication. Ask about branding options. 

Women's Sidekick Hoodie

The Sidekick Hoodie was built for the lounge life. Thanks to the recycled polyester material, you will feel your coziest in this hoodie whether it’s in the house, at the gym, or out and about. Choose from three perfect staple colors: light heather gray, dark heather gray, and white. Ask about imprint or embroidery options.

If you’re still in need of the perfect hoodie to customize and wear all fall long, we’ve got you covered! Our selection of hoodies features several unique styles suitable for all of your fall activities. Reach out to or call (847) 398-5500 to inquire or place your order today.