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01 Aug 2016 Popular Promotional Products 2016

Today we’ve rounded up some of our most popular and best-selling promotional products! From stationary products to electronics, these products are perfect giveaways and/or gifts to give at your next corporate event or trade show! Each item mentioned can be customized to include your company name, logo, or business slogan!

Popular Promotional Products 2016 from HotRef


A great promotional product that’s perfect to hand out at your next trade show or corporate event are pens! They come in a variety of colors, designs, and sizes and can be customized to include a company name or logo! They’re very inexpensive and everyone always needs a pen (or two)! If you want to take ti a step further, you can get a pen that is also a stylus for mobile phones like our Scripto® Sketch Ballpoint Stylus (pictured below).

Scripto® Sketch Ballpoint Stylus from HotRefJournals are also great promotional products to hand out to employees and business clients! Our customer favorite Hardcover journalbook (pictured below), comes in a variety of colors! Also, add a touch of style to your journals by imprinting your company name or logo on the cover!

Hardcover Journalbook from HotRefPhone Chargers

Phone chargers, or external batteries or power banks for smartphones, are in very high demand! They’re very convenient for when you’re traveling on-the-go and can’t find a place to charge your phone. Plus, they’re small enough to fit in your pocket or throw in your purse. The techies will surely love our Black Jolt Charger with Digital Power Display (pictured below) that has a LED digital power indicator that shows exactly how much charge remains within the power bank.Black Jolt Charger with Digital Power Display from HotRef

Fitness Tracker

A lot of people now want to keep track of their fitness progress! Gift your hard working employees and business clients a fitness tracker, like our Active Health Tracker with Heart Rate Monitor! Clients will definitely be impressed with such an amazing promotional product.

Fitness Tracker from HotRef


Stay hydrated throughout the day with a nice tumbler! At HotRef, we offer a wide range of tumblers — from copper insulated to double-wall insulation. Our customer favorite Hot & Cold Skinny Tumbler 15 oz (pictured below), can both be used to keep your drink cold or warm for a long period of time.Hot & Cold Skinny Tumbler 15 oz from HotRefTote Bags

Tote bags are becoming more of a necessity now that plastic bags are banned from most stores. Employees and potential business partners will greatly appreciate a nice business tote, like our Excel Sport Meeting Tote!Promotional Tote Bags from HotRefSunglasses

Last, but not least, if you’re looking for a fun promotional product to giveaway — sunglasses are popular outdoor promotional product!  Like our Good Value® Two-tone White Frame Sunglasses (pictured below), they come in a variety of fashionable colors and stylish frames. They’re great to hand out at an athletic/sporting event and outdoor company picnics! Promotional Sunglasses from HotRefWhich promotional product will you be handing out at your next corporate event or trade show? Let us know by commenting below!

-Nina A.

13 Jun 2016 New Balance Promotional Products for Fitness

Need some Monday motivation to get into the gym or start exercising? Well, we have new promotional products for fitness from the popular brand New Balance! From electronics like a pedometer and wireless headphones to gym equipment and sports bags — we’ve got all the products you need to get back into shape and keep to it! Each New Balance product can be customized to include a company name, logo, or a small little phrase. Once customized, these promotional products can be perfect  business gifts at company or corporate events!

New Balance Promotional Products for Fitness from-HotRef


Are you a night runner, walker, or cyclist? Make sure to stay noticed while running with our New Balance® Running Armlight! Its comfortable, can easily adjust to fit most adults and features two ultra bright red lights with 2 settings (continuous or flashing).

New Balance Running Armlight from-HotRef


To reach your goal, make sure to keep count of your calories and steps! To do so, you can use our New Balance® 3D Pedometer! This slim pedometer has an internal sensor that can detect your steps when carried. You can either clip this on to your bag, belt, or backpack with the carabiner clip that comes with the pedometer.New Balance 3D Pedometer from-HotRefExercise Tools

Not a fan of the gym? Get your exercise at home (or wherever you feel comfortable) with our New Balance exercise tools! We’ve got a variety of exercise tools to help you get into shape and improve your core strength such as:

And more! All these items come with a carrier so you can take these tools on-the-go. All items listed are pictured below in order:

New Balance PVC Free Exercise ball and Fitness Bag from-HotRef

New Balance Core Resistance Bands and Fitness Bag from-HotRef

New Balance Strength Bands and Fitness Bag from-HotRef


After a long workout, make sure to cool off with our 4 lb. New Balance® Fitness Towel! This is a must-have when working out because it helps remove and absorb sweat from the body fast. Plus, this towel features a CleenFreek antimicrobial technology that helps prevent growth of bacteria, fungus and mildew to keep the towel stay clean and fresh!4 lb. New Balance Fitness Towel from-HotRefMusic While Working Out

To improve your workout session, try listening to music! Listening to music will help distract your from your own exertion,, put you in the zone, work harder and keep pace (depending on the music you’re listening to), can elevate your mood, and will make you want to move your body!

Make sure you’re equipped with the right accessories! Our wireless New Balance® Compatible Headset is perfect for the gym! It’s comfortable and will you keep tangle-free while at the gym, running, or just working out in general.

New Balance Compatible Headset from-HotRef

At HotRef, we also carry this stylish New Balance® Wireless 574 Pump Headphones! This is a great alternative for those who do not like earbuds. These headphones deliver crisp and clear sound and comes with a music control earpiece. Once connected via Bluetooth, you can listen to music or take calls without lifting a finger to touch your phone.

New Balance Wireless 574 Pump Headphones from-HotRefSports Water Bottle

It’s important to stay hydrated while working out! At HotRef, we have plenty of stylish water bottle from New Balance! Each water bottle comes in various shapes and sizes and are the perfect size to bring with you to the gym, place in your gym bag, or in your cup holder in your car.

New Balance Water Bottle from-HotRef

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Sports Duffel

Carry all your gym equipment, apparel and accessories is one of our favorite New Balance sports duffel bags! Each sports duffel is durable and spacious enough to fit and store all your gym essentials for a long time.

New Balance Duffel Bag from-HotRef

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  • New Balance® Core 22″ Duffel – available in 3 colors, this duffel has a spacious main compartment and an interior pocket big enough to fit an iPad tablet.
  • New Balance 574 Classic Duffel – classic take on a retro styled duffel bag that fits all your modern needs. Features a large zippered compartment with pockets to store your wallet, smartphone and other accessories. Plus, it has a side pocket for your shoes.
  • New Balance® Minimus 26″ Duffel – made of high quality and super lightweight nylon, this duffel bag features a roomy main compartment that comes with an interior pocket to seperate your clothes from your gym equipment.
  • New Balance® Minimus 20″ Duffel – avilable in 3 colors, this sports bag is a smaller version of the duffel bag mentioned above.


Another alternative to carrying your gym equipment,clothing and accessories are our New Balance Sportspacks! They’re lightweight, small and durable enough to hold all your workout accessories in. At HotRef, we offer a wide variety of New Balance sport packs like:

These items are all displayed below in order.

New Balance Pinnacle Deluxe Cinch from-HotRef

New Balance® Minimus Cinch from-HotRef

New Balance® Core Cinch from-HotRef

Which product will you be sporting to the gym this week? Comment below and let us know! Male sure to come back next week for more new promotional products.

-Nina A.

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.

20 Jul 2014 Promotional Products for Business Events carries more than just favors for weddings and parties, we also carry corporate or business gifts as well. If you need to celebrate company event or trade show, let us give you a few tips on what items are sure to be a hit for your event. All of our promotional products can be customized, in no particular order here are some of the top products we recommend.

Best Sale Corporate Gifts for Business Events

Companies often hold some parties and give several business gifts for staffs in order to let them keep a positive and optimistic attitude towards daily work. We are now making a recommendation on several best sale products for your reference. The items such as bottle opener credit card opener, padfolio, bottle, pens, tote bag cooler are the best sellers. You may select some as you like according to your special taste.
Best Sale Corporate Gifts for Business Events from

Credit Card Size Bottle Opener

Credit Card Size Bottle Opener is our top selling corporate gift. With its sleek look and convenient size, this bottle opener will be a popular gift and a hit for your staff. It is the most popular item form Leed’s and can be imprinted with company logo and name. This gift would be great for any company, it can be a small token of appreciation to your staff.
Credit Card Size Bottle Opener from

Stationery: Padfolio and Journalbook

Stratford Zippered Padfolio is the most popular promotional product for corporate gifts because of its convenience and versatility. Employee can use them to take notes during meetings or just scribbling down ideas for a conference. The convenient elastic loop makes it easy to jot down notes without having to dig for a pen.. There are many choices for stationery at HotRef, like padfolio, portfolio, journalbook and writing pad. Leather padfolio or recycle jounalbook can be deboss with company logo and name.
Stratford Zippered Padfolio from

Promotioal Products: Drinkware

Hydracoach BPA Free Sport Bottle important to get those 8 cups of water a day. It features double wall construction as well as an easy push button to lock and unlock the cap. This gift is great for active companies or companies that promote healthy living. Your staff members will thank you on those hot days for a water bottle. Interested in a different style or design? With our huge selection of drinkware, such as sport bottle, insulated bottle, tumbler, mug and more, you can be sure to find one that’s right for your company with your logo and company name on it.
Hydracoach BPA Free Sport Bottle from

Promotional Products: Pens

Twists or SoHo Roller Balls, are a great corporate gift because of their size. They’re small and light weight making them easy to carry around, thus helping to promote your company. Besides, everyone is always looking for a pen since they misplaced theirs. There are two types of materials for pen: plastic pen and metal pen, which can be imprinted with different colors. Scripto and Balmain we carry are great brands for pens.
SoHo Roller Ball from

Customized Tote Bag

Tote bags have been around since the 1940s and was made popular by L.L. Bean’s Boat Bag in 1944. Now in days you can find them anywhere and everywhere, and they come in all shapes and sizes. It’s hard not to like them, they’re so versatile and useful. Recently on our website, we added more tote bags to our already huge selection of tote bags. If you want a quick glance of what tote bags we carry visit our Pinterest board of Tote bags. For an explanation of the types of totes bags we carry, go to and read tote bag blog. For detailed information you can always visit our website and search for Tote Bag.
Customized Tote Bag from

Most Popular Cooler 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. There are many different types available, cooler chair, music cooler, rolling cooler and lunch cooler.
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Business Cases: Computer Backpack and Duffel

We know that when some jobs call for extensive traveling and other jobs require you to carry around your whole work life. For these situations, we carry plenty of business cases such as computer backpacks, briefs, duffels, and wheeled business cases. The Zoom™ Power2Go Backpack And Zoom™ Energy Bar Pro is a great for traveling employees. The backpack is ideal for carrying around large laptops or padfolios. While the Zoom Energy Bar Pro will keep your laptop powered and ready to go.
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Housewares: Wine and Cheese Collection

Houseware products are a great way to promote your business, while allowing the recipient to get the most use from these products. A helpful tip is choosing promotional items that are functional and practical since they will be used over and over again. Our Housewares include wine and cheese collection, cutlery, food storage and utensils. The wine collection is wide enough to allow for multiple types of wine opener or wine tote to be showcased.
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Health & Wellness Products for You and Your Family

Do you want health and wellness for you and your family? Whatever the combination of people in your family, you no doubt share the goal that all families have in common. To promote health and wellness for all the member of your family, hear is our chosen collection of Health & Wellness Products for You and Your Family for everyone from the young and the elderly members of your busy family.
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Promotional Travel Gifts

Feed the wanderlust of your favourite travellers with these affordable Promotional Travel Gifts sure to inspire and improve that next trip. Travel in style and save space, from luggage tag to book light, here is a collection of gifts they will appreciate and find interesting as well as practical during travelling.
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Promotional Tradeshow Giveaway Ideas

In any industry, tradeshow is a great way to network and promote your business. Promotional giveaways are the easiest way to gain potential customers as well as get your business noticed. At, we have so many different options for promotional giveaways.
At, we offer durable and affordable promotional products that won’t lack in the quality. Popular promotional tradeshow giveaway items are ones that potential customers can use over and over again. Offering more than just a onetime use feature, giveaway items are ones that clients continually use long after the trade show has ended. With the start of the tradeshow season approaching, these are some of our more popular trade show giveaways products.
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30 Dec 2013 Health & Wellness Products for You and Your Family

Do you want health and wellness for you and your family? Whatever the combination of people in your family, you no doubt share the goal that all families have in common. To promote health and wellness for all the member of your family, here’s our chosen collection of Health & Wellness Products for You and Your Family for everyone from the young and the elderly members of your busy family.

StayFit Multi Function Pedometer

For the music fans or fitness buffs or both on your gift list, this personlized StayFit Multi Function Pedometer make a great gift for the special one in your life. The pedometer has a built in FM scan radio with earbuds and has an elastic arm band/plastic belt clip. The pedometer counts calories and steps. A clock display and area for imprint make this item a must-have.

StayFit Personal Fitness Kit

To busy to make it to the gym every day? Take the gym wherever you go instead with this StayFit Personal Fitness Kit. Loded with nine pieces of equipment that will ensure that regardless of where you are, a full body workout is possible

Sportline total fitness pedometer

This versatial Sportline total fitness pedometer has everything you can ask for from a pedometer. This smart timer starts and stops according to user’s movements and display miles per hour and steps per minute. The patented APD Accurate technology ensures that the statistics that you see are on the nose.

Brookstone Active Fitness Belt

Carrying you essentials while on the go with this Brookstone Active Fitness Belt. This all purpose fitness belt is ideal for storing smartphone, keys and accessories with zippered pocket, ID tag and reflective4 accent for safety. Adjustable 27-40″ belt strap with optional extension strap will mean that it is a comfortable fit for a wide majority of people.

Fitness Training Kit

This smart Fitness Training Kit allows you to keep track of your workout anywhere you go. Each Multi functional pedometer monitors heart rate, counts steps taken, distance traveled and calories burned. Drawstring carrying bag with heart rate chart on back, terry cloth sweat band fit most wrists.

Brookstone Fitness Heart Rate Monitor Kit

Active your fitness goals with this Brookstone Fitness Heart Rate Monitor Kit that offers an unsurpassed measure of heart rate and bio feedback. Each kit encludes adjustable chest strap, wrist watch and performance nylon carrying pouch.

31 Oct 2008 Business Gifts: All about Function and Comfort – Complete Wrap

Business Gifts: All about Function and Comfort – Complete Wrap

Hey guys, up til now, I’ve posted ten posts on how to choose a satisfactory business gift. For your convenience, I’ve decided to combine them all in this post. Hope you’ll find my advice helpful. Enjoy.

Part 1: Traveling Kit / Utility Kit

Cutter&Buck Am Classic Shoe Shine Kit
Excel Utility Kit
High Sierra Overpass Wheeled Travel Pack

Part 2: Stationary

Icon PU Memo/Tape Flag Dispenser
Network Magnetic Multi Frame
Metropolitan Pencil Cup Clock

Part 3: Fun Factor

Gridiron Football Flip Game
Icon Marble Maze
Fortune Teller Game

Part 4: Here is Your Cup of Tea

Cool Gear Freezer Stick Bottle
Colt Vacuum Bottle
Horizon Polycarb Sport Bottle

Part 5: Electronics

3.5″ Digital Picture Frame
Cutter & Buck Desktop Charger
High Sierra Tahoe Computer Travel Set
Alibi 3-in-1 Web Cam, Speaker and Microphone

Part 6: Handy, Handy

Multi-Tool Corkscrew
Garrity 3C 4 L.E.D. Emergency Lantern
3 ft Tape Measure

Part 7: Kitchenware

Bosque 3-Piece Wine Set
Grill Mastertraditional BBQ Set
Wave Electric Pepper Mill

Part 8: Cool It, Baby~

Excel Sport Divided Lunch Cooler
Alpine Tailgate Cooler
C&B Deluxe Rolling Festival Cooler

Part 9: Health and Wellness

StayFit Wireless Heart Rate Monitor
StaySafe Deluxe Auto Safety Kit
Pedometer, pedometer, PEDOMETER~

Part 10: Tick Tock

Barlow Spinning Desk Clock
Swivel 4-Port Hub Clock
Metropolitan Pencil Cup Clock

24 Oct 2008 Business Gifts: All about Function and Comfort (Part 9) – Health and Wellness

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Business Gifts: All about Function and Comfort (Part 9) – Health and Wellness

Health is one’s biggest chip and THE most important gift from God. Thus, all the following gadgets that help you stay healthy and well are definitely the perfect business gifts for your clients or business associates.

StayFit Wireless Heart Rate Monitor

What I love about this kit is its colorfulness and youthful sporty feel. This combination heart monitor and FM radio will absolutely encourage employees to enroll in corporate fitness programs. Clear digital display for easy reading of measurements, including time and date. Alarm and timer function. Belt clip. Two AAA and one button cell battery included.

StaySafe Deluxe Auto Safety Kit

Eight-piece kit includes case, 100-amp booster cable, cotton gloves, Mylar blanket, flashlight, screwdriver, pliers, and StaySafe Compact First Aid Kit. Convenient mesh pockets keep all accessories separate and organized. Integrated reflective warning triangle displays upon unzipping the case. Such a handy and carefree little helper.

Pedometer, pedometer, PEDOMETER~

Go for color (pink for women, blue for men), functionality and a touch of class and style.  Happy walking! No games, just sport.