With trade show season in full swing we thought we would give you some tips to help your business be more eco-friendly at trade shows.
A large amount of the trade show build up comes from printed materials. These materials tend to get thrown away quickly without a closer look.
One of the things your company can do is to reduce that wasted paper. Imprinting your company message onto eco-friendly promo items is a great way to increase your brand visibility while helping the environment. Attendees are much more likely to hang on to free trade show schwag, and they're more likely to remember your company.
There are some new and unique ways that you can help combat the waste produced at these events. Instead of eco-friendly products made from recycled, organic, or biodegradable materials, try handing out water powered alarm clocks. These alarm clocks are such a cool item that your visitors won't hesitate to stop by and take a look.
Thursday, January 31, 2008
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Here is a great new eco-friendly desktop item. Forget about wasting batteries to charge up your calculator. Now all you have to do is turn on the faucet.
The promotional water powered calculator is one of the coolest eco-friendly products to date. All you do is fill the battery compartment with water.
A great product for banks and other financial institutions. The coolest new eco-friendly item that is sure to draw a crowd as a trade show giveaway.
Friday, January 25, 2008
This eco-friendly promotion really sticks in your mind. It does a great job of raising awareness about air pollution. It focuses mainly on the damage air pollution does to your lungs. This promotional poster has a sticky film over it. Over time the dust, dirt and other air pollutants get stuck to the poster revealing dirty lungs.
In Hong Kong this marketing campaign received lots of attention from the media. It made a huge impact, perhaps towards making hong kong more eco-friendly.
Thursday, January 24, 2008
The world around us is slowly but surely becoming more ecologically aware. Many companies are seeking eco-friendly solutions to many business situations.
One of the ways you can bring your company into this new eco-friendly world is by changing your office products to ecologically suitable items. Items like customized biodegradable pens are inexpensive items that when they run out of ink you don't have to worry that throwing them out will lead to increased waste. Since the pens break down naturally in the environment they are safe and eco-friendly.
Promotional Stationary pads made from recycled paper are effective desktop items. They look very professional on your employees desks and will demonstrate to your clients your eco-friendly goals.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
With many countries around the world going green this year, recyclable and re-usable items are becoming exceedingly more popular. Many retail stores are moving away from traditional plastic bags and moving towards reusable shopping bags, or bags made from recycled materials. This will lead to an all the more eco-friendly shopping experience.
If the goal for your company this year is to become eco-friendly one of the ways you can start is with promotional shopping tote bags made from recycled materials.
For around the office items like imprinted recycled pencils and customized padfolios will not only look great with your company name and logo imprinted on them, but will look extremely sharp on your employees desks. Recycled items are a great way to become eco-friendly this year.
Friday, January 18, 2008
Many retail stores are becoming more and more eco-friendly by giving their customers promotional cotton tote bags. Replacing plastic and paper bags that take ages to break down in the environment, imprinted organic cotton tote bags can be re-used for a very long time.
Using reusable shopping bags imprinted with your company name and logo, can not only continually promote your business but the next time your customers visit your business they can use your tote bags. This makes for a very affordable and long lasting promotion.
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Each sphere is shipped with an instruction booklet, a gorgonia branch, decorative shells, algae for food and oxygen, and three to four shrimp. The shrimp included are Marine shrimp with a life expectancy that exceeds five years, not Brine shrimp or Fairy shrimp which only live a few months, so your recipients will get to enjoy this interesting gift for a long time.
Developed from NASA spin-off technology, the EcoSphere ® is a perfect world in balance and a great mix of science and art. These spheres add a calming presence to any office and are a great tool to remind people of the importance of environmental stability.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Biodegradable balloons are a fantastic eco-friendly alternative to other types of balloons. While balloons are relatively small items, it is normally the case that many are used at once, which means that the collective impact on the environment can be larger than you would imagine. Choosing a biodegradable balloon is the perfect option for your company when it comes to protecting the environment.
Imprinted biodegradable balloons, like all other balloons, are colorful and eye-catching. They come in multiple colors, including neon, pearl, and other special balloon colors. Chances are, you’ll find a balloon to screen print that fits your company style and protects the environment.
Like the idea of biodegradable balloons but not sure when to use them next? Well, balloons are great because they are an ideal promotion for so many company events. For example, you can use biodegradable balloons to attract people to your company’s tradeshow booth, grand opening, tailgate tent… the options are endless. You can even use these products to decorate for a company party.
Friday, January 11, 2008
Thursday, January 10, 2008
There are a bunch of promotional products you can choose from that are solar powered. Items like promotional calculators, flashlights, and even backpacks; are all promotional products that can bring your company to a more eco-friendly way of doing business. You can use promotional solar-powered calculators at trade shows, or use them in the offices and desks of your employees. It is a great way to have your brand displayed whenever clients stop by for meeting.
Imprinted solar-powered computer backpacks are a great way to keep you and your employees charged up when you are on the move. It is a unique employee incentive gift that your employees can use to keep their cell phones and other electronic devices powered up when they are on business trips, or even on vacation.
Tuesday, January 8, 2008
Promotional items like imprinted bamboo t-shirts would help raise awareness of deforestation. Since bamboo is a very quick regenerating plant it makes a great alternative to cotton shirts. You can imprint your eco-friendly message directly on the shirts.
To increase participation in recycling programs, even within your own company, you can use imprinted biodegradable pens. The barrels of the pens are made out of cornhusk which makes a very effective means of disposing of your pen, since it will breakdown naturally in the environment.
Friday, January 4, 2008
A group of landscape architects wanted to generate more business for their company. In order to reach their target audience effectively they sent out a direct mail promo that were promotional plants. A truly great promotion that really lets their audience know what their company does.
Promotional plants make great giveaways and direct mail pieces for an eco-friendly company. Plants are great for the environment. They help clean the air and help everyone breathe better. So, giving promotional plants as a giveaway at a trade show, conference, or sending them in the mail is a great way to get your eco-friendly message or theme out there.
(Via: Everybody Loves Free Stuff)
Thursday, January 3, 2008
2008 is the year of going-green. At least that is what many people are saying. With that in mind their are lots of ways your company can be eco-friendly in the new year. Using imprinted biodegradable cups at trade shows, conferences, even company picnics is a great way to cut back on materials that would be harmful to the environment. Reducing trade show waste by handing out promotional biodegradable cups to all your booth visitors is an eco-friendly way of quenching their thirst.
Hotels can also benefit from using biodegradable cups. With your company name and logo imprinted on the biodegradable cups, your brand will be clearly visible to all your guests. It is a great way for them to relax after a long day of travel.