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23 May 2016 What’s for Lunch? Tips and Promotional Products for an Enjoyable Lunch

Are your morning consumed with never ending conference calls, errands, or client meetings? Lunch time gives workers a chance to just take a break from what you’ve been doing and take a breather. At HotRef, we’ve complied a short list of how you can make the best of your lunch time. Plus, we have also added a few promotional products that can be useful and make your lunch a little more enjoying! Most promotional products listed can be customized to include a company name, logo, or a little phrase. In turn, these promotional products are also great gifts and giveaways to employees at corporate and business events.

Lunch Containers and Accessories from -HotRef


1. Eating Well

If you’re always eating a lot during your lunch break, chances are it’s probably not healthy food. Start by making the right choice by packing something healthy for lunch like a soup or salad! It does not require that much effort and time either! Our reusable lunch boxes and containers are great for storing your salad or soup! Some of our containers (like our Thermos Food Jar) can retain your soup’s warmth for a long period of time.

Lunch Box and Container for Salad and Soup from HotRef

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2. Saving Money

Tired of spending money eating out with your coworkers? Take a few minutes out of your day and pack a lunch in one of our popular Lunch Coolers! They’re insulated to keep your food fresh and your beverage cool! There are many ways you can go about preparing a lunch:

  • Pack a quick sandwich and drink in the morning
  • Before you go to bed, prepare a lunch for the next day for you to take to work
  • Meal prep for the week – plan out what meals you want to eat the week before, prep them in containers and leave them in the freezer.

Lunch Coolers from HotRef

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3. Relaxing and Recharging

Work can sometimes be a little stressful, with deadlines that need to be met and back-to-back meeting. Why not use your lunch break to relax? If you’ve been dealing with clients all day and do not want to be disturb, just plug in your headphones and zone out to your music or podcast. At HotRef, we carry a wide variety of headphones and earphones that can help you relax and tune out  any background noise.

Headphone and Earphones  HotRef

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4. Building Relationships

Lunch is also a great opportunity for coworker to mingle and build relationships.  Hit the gym, go out to eat lunch, or stay in the office and share a meal — these are great opportunities to create a friendship with your coworkers.  While hanging out with your coworkers,  it’s also important to stay hydrated throughout the day!

If you’re going to hit the gym with your coworkers during lunch, stay hydrated with our sports bottles! They’re durable, travel friendly, and come in a variety of colors and designs!

Sports Water Bottle from HotRef

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For something more casual, our tumblers are also great bottles to keep you hydrated throughout your day! Most tumblers are built with double walls for protection from either hot or cold drinks.  We have an array of tumbler designs and colors to choose from — so pick one that suits your best.

Tumbler from HotRef

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Our stylish Mason Jars are also a perfect way to stay hydrated throughout your work day and during lunch time! At HotRef, we offer a variety of mason jars:

Mason Jars from HotRef

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Hope these tips and ideas can help you enjoy your lunch time at work! Check back next week for more promotional products from HotRef!

-Nina A.

21 Sep 2015 Introducing New Promotional Products – Tote Bag & Cooler

Tote bag and lunch cooler are practical promotional products for business events and trade show. They are also stunning gifts for company staff as an encouragement for their hard work. Recently, some new promotional products is just coming. Browse HotRef site to find what you want and need.

Tote Bag

Promotional tote bag is one of the best sellers at HotRef. Why so many customers like to order them? That’s because of its practical use. They can be customized with company logo or your own design image. Let’s make more recommendation on these new tote bag as follow. Promotional Tote Bag from

Alternative® moves through The world in a different way. Creating products such as Alternative® Jute Shopper Tote people want to use every day; Alternative represents quality materials, durable construction and design clarity.

Alternative® Jute Shopper Tote Bag from


Great carry-all weekend style Avalon Cotton Weekend Tote for someone on The run features unique pleating design details and a subtle striped print. Open main compartment. Two spacious side pockets. Soft cotton webbing handles. 10″ handle drop height.

Avalon Cotton Weekend Tote from

Capri Cotton Storage Tote features heavy-weight cotton and sturdy construction which help make this tote multi-functional. Perfect for living room storage, shopping or even thrown in your car for a road trip.

Capri Cotton Storage Tote from

Exhibit your powerhouse style with The Capitol Collection Tablet Boat Tote, a blend of classic and contemporary design from The streets of Georgetown to DuPont Circle.

The Capitol Tablet Boat Tote from

Event Cooler

Arctic Zone® Event cooler can be widely handed out as business gifts at event time to keep food fresh. Thus, event cooler and lunch cooler are welcoming gifts among guests. More different designed event coolers are showed in below introduction.

Promotional Event Cooler from

Arctic Zone® 6-Can Golf Cooler is great for keeping drinks cool on The golf course. Zippered main compartment with Velcro flap closure holds up to six cans of drinks. Open front pocket. Padded carry handle with attachable Swing Clip™ for attaching to your golf bag or cart. Ultra Safe™ leak-proof PEVA lining.

Arctic Zone® 6-Can Golf Cooler from

Arctic Zone® Party & Picnic Casserole Cooler is designed for casserole dishes, potluck dinners or picnic in mind. Zippered main compartment features SuperFoam™ insulation plus Therma-Flect® radiant barrier to help keep your dishes cool or warm. Can easily fit a 9×13 backing dish (not included).

Arctic Zone® Party & Picnic Casserole Cooler from

Arctic Zone® 30-Can Foldable Freezer Tote has large main zippered compartment which can hold up to 30 cans. 11″ handle drop height. Ultra Safe™ leak-proof PEVA lining. Collapses for easy storage.

Arctic Zone® 30-Can Foldable Freezer Tote from

Arctic Zone® 12-Can Zipperless HardBody® Cooler has 3 sizes, one is Arctic Zone® 12-can cooler, the others are Arctic Zone® 22-can cooler and Arctic Zone® 30-can cooler.  Patented easy access Zipperless™ lid and FDA-compliant recyclable, removable Hardbody® liner is not only leak-proof but gives this HardBody® Cooler shape and is easy to clean. Combined with high density thermal insulation, this cooler is perfect for long days at The beach or The game. Zipperless™ main compartment with Velcro flap closure holds up to 12 cans in a removable plastic HardBody® liner.

Arctic Zone® 12-Can Zipperless HardBody® Cooler from

Arctic Zone® 35-Can Cooler with Rolling Cart is great for outdoor events since the zippered main compartment can hold up to 35 cans. Detachable rolling cart can be used with or without The cooler attached.

Arctic Zone® 35-Can Cooler with Rolling Cart From


Happy Planning for your business event!

– Amanda



26 Jun 2015 Introducing Popular Cooler for 2015 Summer

Food and fruit will easily go bad in hot summer day. Thus, you need a cooler to keep the food and vegetable stay cool and protect it from going bad. Recently, the sales value of cooler ranks the top first at our HotRef. We have a variety of popular brand coolers and different shaped coolers for your reference. Next, let’s have a look at these popular coolers for 2015 summer. These coolers will become your intimate friends every time when you have a picnic party. They are perfect promotional products used for business events, corporate gifts, trade show and more summer events.

Popular Brand Cooler 

One of the most popular brand coolers in our company is California Innovations Cooler. Almost every day, we will receive large orders from customers. The coolers have excellent quality and good workmanship, which enjoy good reputation among customers.

California Inovations Cooler from

Another famous brand is Arctic Zone Cooler. Family may get together to have a picnic party in hot summer day, and then the coolers play an important part during travel.

Arctic Zone Cooler from

Different Shaped Cooler

We will show you different shaped coolers. These coolers in different shapes that have different functions. There are many kinds of coolers like tolling cooler, tote cooler, chair cooler, music cooler, backpack cooler and basket cooler. Detailed information for each cooler is as follows:

Different Shape Cooler from

Rolling Cooler

Put the finishing touch on all outdoor company picnics, gatherings, golf outings, and more with this California Innovations® Collapsible 32-Can Cooler. Each California Innovations cooler features a front accessory pocket. It also comes with a retractable telescoping handle that can extend to 15″. There are also dual exterior carry handles. The cooler includes Ultra Safe(TM) leakproof PEVA lining and can hold 32 cans.

California Innovations® 32-Can Rolling Cooler from

Tote Cooler

Get your favorite beverage or plenty of food stored in the California Innovations 30-Can Boat Tote Bag Cooler (3850-07) for a big game or outdoor events. This tote bag has 10″ handle drop height and Ultra Safe leak proof PEVA lining, and is collapsible for easy, out-of-the-way storage. This item can be purchased blank or custom imprinted.

California Innovations® 30-Can Boat Tote Cooler from

Chair Cooler

Spectator Cooler Chair makes for a convenient accessory in your every day routine. Each Spectator Cooler Chair features a metal frame with a padded seat, an adjustable, detachable shoulder strap for convenient carrying, a rear storage pocket, and a front with Logomagic™ detail and two pockets for storage. It also includes a cooler compartment (13L 9H 9W), can hold 24 cans, and can collapse for storage ease (collapse dimensions: 16L 16W 2H). The cooler chair has PEVA lining and PU fabric backing (which is non-PVC).

Spectator Cooler Chair from

Music Cooler

Each Encore Music Cooler features a top bungee cord for additional storage, a metal bottle opener attached to the cooler, a front zippered pocket with built-in speakers and a jack for MP3 players, and an adjustable shoulder strap for carrying convenience. It also includes 3 AAA batteries required for operation, a front pocket, side mesh pockets, and a heat sealed interior which can hold up to 24 cans.

Encore music cooler from

Backpack Cooler

It’s fantastic incentive for all clientelle, a classy and practical companion: the Park Side Backpack Cooler. Each Park Side Backpack Cooler features a large main compartment, a side pocket with a cinch closure (perfect for a water bottle), a top grab handle, and padded, adjustable shoulder straps for carrying convenience. It also includes a front large pocket with a clip closure, a top bungee cord for additional storage, PEVA lining, and a heat sealed interior that can carry 24 cans. This backpack cooler is both kid-friendly and CPSIA compliant (non-PVC).

Park side backpack cooler from

Basket Cooler

Put the finishing touch on all outdoor company picnics, gatherings, banquets, potlucks, and more with these picnic basket coolers. Each cooler is made to resemble a picnic basket, comes with a dual snap closure, and can hold 24 12-ounce cans. An external pocket is great for holding accessories like cell phones and more.

Picnic basket cooler from

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– Amanda

29 Jun 2014 Most Popular Coolers for 2014 Summer
With the arrival of hot summer, foods are easy to go bad, thus in order to freshly and perfectly protect foods from spoiled, cooler becomes more and more popular in the market. Now here we recommend you various kinds of different coolers at These coolers can be available or regarded as the corporate gifts which are commonly used at school, the office, picnics and the beach.

California Innovations® 24-Can Access Cooler

California Innovations® 24-Can Access Cooler can be widely used in various of outdoor company picnics, gatherings, golf outings and other activities. Each cooler has a pocket in order to be convenient for take things and can be held many things. Here are more different kinds of Lunch Cooler
California Innovations® 24-Can Access Cooler

Encore Music Cooler

You will be able to go anywhere carrying with this Encore Music Cooler. Each one features a bungee cord for extra accommodation, and there is a metal bottle opener attached to the cooler. Furthermore, there is an adjustable shoulder strap which is convenient for carrying. In addition, you can add a personalized label or corporate logo on it. If you want more music coolers, please browse Music Cooler
Encore Music Cooler

Spectator Cooler Chair

Cooler Chair provides you for convenience wherever you go. Spectator Cooler Chair with a superior design with padded seat , an adjustable shoulder strap, a back storage pocket and a front with two pockets for storage. It also includes a cooler compartment which can hold 24 cans. You can add any personalized logos on it.
Spectator Cooler Chair

New Connections Rolling Collapsible Cooler

Rolling Cooler can not only stop foods from spoiled but also save much power. Because you can pull the tension rod with four wheels rolling on the floor no matter how heavy the foods they are. Take New Connections Rolling Collapsible Cooler for an example, which can hold 12 ounce cans. And for rolling convenience, it has telescoping handle and inline skate wheels. In addition, it is perfect for outdoor company picnics, gatherings, banquets, potlucks and other open-air activities.
New Connections Rolling Collapsible Cooler
All the above-mentioned promotional coolers can be sent as the company gifts. If you are interested in our items, check at for more detailed information.
21 Jan 2014 Customized Camouflage Products

Recently we added new Camouflage Products from Leed’s in our store. We introduce some of them here. If you are interesting in camouflage duffel, cooler, flahlight, Compu-Backpack and more, please shop at

Hunt Valley Camo 22″ Duffel

From Leeds Exclusive Camouflage design, this Hunt Valley Camo 22″ Duffel makes a perfect item for all hunting enthusiasts travelling as a carry-on. Side zippered pockets and mesh exterior side pocket make sure access is quick and easy. Exterior webbing, embroidered branding on the handles, and large front zippered pocket add additional finishing touches to this bag.

Hunt Valley Camo Insulated Bottle Set 18oz

Relax while on the hunt or while roughing it with the Hunt Valley Insulated Bottle Set 18oz from Leeds exclusive Camouflage designs. This bottle set includes a double wall, 1 liter bottle that houses your favorite drink at the perfect temperature for longer. The set also includes 2 matching green cups so you can enjoy your drink anywhere.

Hunt Valley Camo Headlamp

Help your customers get a’head’ of their competition with this Hunt Valley Headlamp from Leeds Exclusive Camouflage design. Why make your customers hold a cumbersome flashlight in their hands when they could wear it? These headlamps feature multiple lighting functions and an incredible amount of power in a headlamp all with your logo imprinted on top of the light itself.

Hunt Valley 11 Function Camo Pocket Knife

Surprise your hunter with in with this leeds exclusive Camouflage design Hunt Valley 11 Function Camo Pocket Knife. This 11 function multi-tool includes a spoon, fork, nail file, nail picker, Phillips head screwdriver, flat head screwdriver, can opener, bottle opener, corkscrew, knife with stainless steel blade, awl and keyring.

Hunt Valley Camo Compu-Backpack

Keep your laptop and iPad/tablet secure in separate padded compartments with this Hunt Valley Camo Compu-Backpack. With Leeds fashionable design, the brushed polyester exterior gives a rich finish to this exclusive camo pattern with all the functionality you expect in a computer bag. Padded straps, webbing with subtle orange accents, embroidered Hunt Valley branding, water bottle pockets, and padded top handle ensure you don’t have to sacrifice organization and comfort for style.

Hunt Valley Camo Cooler Seat

Ideal for camping or any outdoor adventure, this Hunt Valley Camo Cooler Seat is a perfect item for to keep your food and drink fresh and cold. Ultra-portable with adjustable shoulder strap. Folds flat for storage when not in use.

28 Oct 2013 Corporate Gift Idea: Lunch Cooler
Companies like Nike and Google know how to motivate their employees. The secret for high employee engagement is focusing on improving what we like to call the big five: Wellness, Productivity, Social, Environment and Generosity. Corporate wellness is about finding fun initiatives that will whip your office up into shape, leaving you fit for business.

Discovery lunch cooler

Ideal for office, school, leisure and sports, this kid-friendly Discovery lunch cooler fold away after lunch and features a soft comfortable handle. With your company imprint on, make it a perfect item employees and corporate events!

Retro lunch cooler

This Retro lunch cooler boasts a hip, modern spinoff on the retro airline-style bag. Dual zippered opening gives way to the 8-can capacity interior compartment and PEVA lining help trap cold air inside for fresher meals.

California innovations lunch cooler

Small, light and lovely, this California innovations lunch cooler is perfect for work or to take on a long drive. And the zipperless lid means all you have to do is open, grap what you need and close. It’s that conveinent. Another surprise is its convertible design allows to fit either 6 or 9 cans.

Whirl PolyPro Non-Woven Lunch Cooler

This Whirl PolyPro Non-Woven Lunch Cooler is a reusable lunch cooler with a clear ID window and a “reuse me” lable which is woven in to make the eco-friendly nature of the cooler known. Perfect to hold drinks or food with Velcro flap closure and grommet detailing.

Delight lunch cooler

Compact design and versatile function, this kid-friendly Delight lunch cooler has a zippered top closure a side Mesh Pocket and an ID window on back. With your lunch in, you can just grab and go to office or school.

Blue Personalized Lunch Cooler

This Blue Personalized Lunch Cooler has an internal mesh pocket, exterior drink holder, cell phone pouch, and an ID compartment. Various colors for embroidery and large capacity is ideal for your company outdoor events.

If you like what you’ve seen so far, please check our more Promotional Cooler at Pinterest of
04 Sep 2013 Eco-friendly Tote Bags

Tote is always been a popular option for business events, bridal shower gifts, party favors, and much more. More and more people tend to a natural life by decorating their house with eco-friendly material, wearing environment-friendly clothes, and shopping with recycled shopper and tote. Classic yet fashionable, the Eco-friendly tote can meet your natural lifestyle and allow you to show your style in a variety of designs.

Topsail Recycled Cotton Boat Tote

Throwing a boat party, or has a girl’s night on the beach? This Topsail Recycled Cotton Boat Tote is just the perfect tote to keep all your makeup and accessories securely. Each tote is designed for the beach travel or nautical events which features oversized main compartment with snap closure, front pocket with contrast stitching in case of any overweight carrying. Enjoy your Voyage!

Laminated 100% Recycled Shopper Set

This Laminated 100% Recycled Shopper Set is a pefect item for an eco-friendly themed promotion. Made of 100% Recycled PET Fabric, this tote comes with a large decoration area for the company logo or any imprints you like. It’s convenient to carry groceries or leaflet from tradeshow.

Non woven vintage big grocery tote

Perfect big tote for groceries, garden barbecue and picnic. This Non woven vintage big grocery tote comes with large main compartment, and reinforced handles and binding for added durability. Reusable tag marks it an eco-friendly product for extra pop.

breezy bay cooler tote bag

Double as a cooler and a tote, this breezy bay cooler tote bag allows you to spend a perfect day on beach or by the pool with your accessories, favorite foods and beverage. Also awesome bridal shower gift idea with the personalization of initials. And don’t forget, there are a large selection of colors available.

Non Woven Thank You Big Grocery Tote

Wondering how to show your appreciation to the customers or friends? Let This Non Woven Thank You Big Grocery Tote solve your problem perfectly. Each tote Features Laminated material for waterproof and easy clean and eusable tag marks it a eco-friendly product for extra pop.

If you like what you’ve seen so far, please check our more Eco-friendly products or Tote Bags at Pinterest of
21 Aug 2013 Lunch Coolers
Your lunchtime bragging rights in school/office comes directly from your lunch cooler. Insulated cooler bag with a variety of designs and colors is a perfect way to carry your lunch or snack, or for your everyday use.

Arctic Zone Dual Compartment Lunch Cooler

 Arctic Zone Dual Compartment Lunch Cooler
It’s not a coincidence that this lunch cooler makes the best seller. Comes in compact design and high practicality, this Artic Zone Dual Compartment Lunch Cooler features Ultra Safe leak-proof PEVA lining, Swing clip and Rear ID window. Main compartment is secured with Velcro flap closure and includes two seperate compartment for food and your favorite beverage. That’s the lunch cooler that everyone loves.

Olympus Foldable Lunch Cooler

Olympus Foldable Lunch Cooler

Olympus Foldable Lunch Cooler

This Olympus Foldable Lunch Cooler is a perfect item for office lunch or school lunch. Each lunch cooler has 5 can capacity and is foldable for easy storage. PVC free feature makes it a kid-friendly item to take to school or picnic. We have a variety of colors including black, royal blue, purple, organge, apple green and red for you to choose from.

California innovations lunch cooler

California innovations lunch cooler

California innovations lunch cooler

No matter you are on a special diet plan or just enjoy taking homemade lunch, this California Innovations Multi-Lunch Cooler is the perfect one to take your lunch on the go. Convertible design offers six or nine cans capacity, this leak-proof cooler bag features PEVA lining and swing clips for easy attachement to backpacks or briefcases. Perfect for your professionals on the go!
If you need to look more coolers, check out our Lunch Cooler at Pinterest of
01 Aug 2013 Spectator Cooler Chair and Rolling Collapsible Cooler
Have a beach or park party? Cooler is the most popular item for summer party. We have multiple types of cooler such as spectator cooler chair, rolling collapsible cooler, lunch cooler and more. Check here Promotional Cooler at HotRef.

Spectator cooler chair

Spectator cooler chair

Spectator cooler chair

The spectator cooler chair is can be used as not only cooler, but also chair.  You can enjoy outdoor activities with this deluxe cooler chair.  This cooler has durable metal frame with padded seat. Click here to see more details.

New Connections Rolling Collapsible Coolers

New Connections Rolling Collapsible Cooler

New Connections Rolling Collapsible Cooler

The rolling cooler is great for outdoor events. Main compartment can be zippered and hold up to 50 cans. Front pocket can be also zippered. This cooler has telescoping handle and inline skate wheels. Side carry handles for easy lifting. There is insulated PEVA lining. Click here to see more detail.
We also have tote bags available for your outdoor events. Check out Tote Bags at
25 Jun 2013 Promotional Coolers for Summer
It is summer time here. To keep your food and drink cold, use our cooler. We carry lunch cooler and promotional cooler which can be printed with company logo.  Look our Pinterest to see more: Promotional Coolers

New Connections 6-Can Collapsible Cooler

New Connections 6-Can Collapsible Cooler

New Connections 6-Can Collapsible Cooler

Put the finishing touch on all outdoor company picnics, gatherings, golf outings, and more with this New Connections 6-Can collapsible cooler. Each cooler comes with a fully insulated main compartment that can hold 6 12-ounce cans, a zippered front pocket for extra storage, and has insulated leak proof PEVA lining. When not in use, the cooler collapses for compact storage.

California Innovations Lunch Cooler

California Innovations Lunch Cooler

California Innovations Lunch Cooler

Show your next employee of the month your appreciation for their hard work and dedication with these California Innovations® Lunch Coolers. The California Innovations® Lunch Cooler features a dual closure on main compartment and a front pocket. It has a padded carry handle and a Swing Clipª that offers attachment to backpacks or briefcases. The cooler also includes an ID window on the back and Ultra Safeª leakproof PEVA lining. This can also serve as a fantastic way to provide incentive and improve morale in and out of the work place.
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