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8 Unusual Promotional Products To Make Your Customers Smile

The joy of working in the promotional merchandise industry is that we have seen some very unusual promotional products over the years. That being said some items that were always considered too out there to be taken seriously are now regular players in our product collections. If you’re looking for a way to stand out from your competitors, look no further! We have wacky promotional products to add to your next marketing campaign that is sure to put a smile on your customer’s face. From fully bespoke stress characters to fun Rubik’s cubes and novelty [...]

By |2021-10-12T14:19:34+01:00October 15th, 2021|Promotional Products|0 Comments

The Smart Way To Spend Your Leftover Marketing Budget.

As we approach the end of 2021, you might be wondering how to effectively invest your remaining marketing budget. With the absence of events and largescale inperson marketing campaigns at a minimum, no doubt you are looking to different avenues to spend what is left in the 2021 marketing kitty. Well, look no further! Promotional Merchandise is a cost-effective method of promotional marketing and it will never go out of style. Instead on wasting your precious budget on paid online ads which could shut down at any minute, or column inches which are very hard [...]

By |2021-10-11T12:38:59+01:00October 11th, 2021|Promotional Products|0 Comments

Christmas Shopping Is Starting Early. Gifts Are In High Demand.

What do big retail brands like Marks & Spencer, Smyths Toys and Tesco have in common with us here at Connect promotions? We are all battling unavoidable elements to ensure a regular Christmas Shopping experience and get your orders to you in time for Christmas. Ordinarily, the Christmas shopping rush would run well into the middle of December for us, and even up until Christmas eve in the physical retail stores. Unfortunately, this will not be the case in 2021. This year, due to longer lead times, production & delivery delays, and the results of [...]

By |2021-10-04T16:09:30+01:00October 4th, 2021|News, Christmas|0 Comments

Top 10 Gifts For Tech Savvy Employees This Xmas.

Christmas is just around the corner and I bet you are trying your hardest to come up with a unique but practical item to gift your employees. That’s where branded gadgets come in. No matter what their interests are, you can be sure there’s a product that is perfectly tailored to them. We can almost guarantee no one will scoff when gifted a pair of high-quality headphones, a branded smartwatch or new accessories for their smartphone. At Connect Promotions we don’t just source the finest, most up to date gadgets, we also cater for all [...]

By |2021-09-29T14:57:09+01:00September 29th, 2021|Promotional Gift Ideas, Technology|0 Comments

Navigating The Return To The Office – A Survival Guide

It almost doesn’t seem real that after 18 months, we are allowed to step foot inside our office space again. After all the worrying, social distancing, hand-washing, and mask-wearing that the pandemic brought, it’s perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed by the prospect of sharing a space with a group of people again – no matter how much you like them! Everything will feel different this time, from totally mundane things like photocopying or waiting for the kettle to boil, to how meetings will be conducted now. So how do you get comfortable with new safety [...]

By |2021-09-21T14:38:28+01:00September 21st, 2021|Employee Gifts|0 Comments

Connect Promotions Reach The Final Of The Cork Digital Marketing Awards.

The finalists of the 2021 Cork Digital Marketing Awards, run by Cork Chamber, were announced this week with Connect Promotions reaching the final in the category – Best Digital Marketing For The Greater Good. We are thrilled to be named a finalist in this category for our online presence advocating Prevented Ocean Plastic and their range of sports bottles. Going forward we want to highlight the importance of eco-friendly products, and we are delighted to work with companies who are actively recycling plastic and preventing tonnes of plastic from entering our ocean. We are looking [...]

By |2021-09-20T17:21:32+01:00September 20th, 2021|News|0 Comments

How To Switch To Eco-Friendly Promotional Products With Ease

In order to protect the world around us, the promotional merchandise industry is aiming to be as sustainable and as environmentally friendly as possible. Consumers and businesses are also adjusting their mindset around this vital subject, and so purchasing decisions will reflect this new brand ethos and responsibility. If you frequently buy promotional products for your business or to give away at events, you will be aware of the impact that can have on the environment. But what if you could find sustainable alternatives that don’t scrimp on quality whilst also highlighting your company’s values? [...]

5 Essential Promotional Items For Any Sports Club

Keep an eye on your branding goals this year with our vast range of promotional sports items. It is that time of year again when the GAA championship is looming. Not to mention the many rugby and soccer leagues happening all around the country. So whether you’re looking to re-brand your sports club or your company is looking to sponsor your local team, promotional products are the perfect match (no pun intended) for your local team and promotional campaign. In this post we will outline the 5 essential branded items you need to promote [...]

7 Amazing Premium Brands For Promotional Outdoor Clothing

When you are sourcing promotional clothing for your staff team or for your loyal customers, you know that it’s very important to get it right. On-point branding and attention to detail will mean the difference between items that are worn on a daily basis and those that never get a second wearing. Here at Connect Promotions, we know what works and what doesn’t, especially in typical Irish weather! We will ensure that your promotional outdoor clothing always makes the right impact. Our research shows that high-quality promotional clothing is a great way to grow [...]

By |2021-05-17T15:54:44+01:00May 17th, 2021|Employee Gifts, Branded products|0 Comments

These Are The 5 Promotional Products You Need For Summer 2021!

Ok we get it! This last year has been tough and it feels like we have been in lockdown for 100 years. But there is a glimmer of hope – Summer 2021. While the weather can be unpredictable at the best of times, we want you and your team to be fully equipped to spend your summer outdoors. Think about it! Your brand champions will be spending all their free time outdoors this summer; at the beach, hiking and exploring in the countryside, having BBQs in the back garden. The promotional products below are not [...]

By |2021-05-05T10:10:29+01:00May 5th, 2021|Promotional Products, Premium Brands|0 Comments