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18 Jul 2016 New Good Value® & KOOZIE® Promotional Products

Summer is the perfect time to distribute and give away promotional products! Today, we’ve got new promotional products from KOOZIE and Good Value! These brands offer great summer promo products that are affordable, great for summer BBQ parties and picnics, and can be customized to include a company name or logo.

New Good Value and KOOZIE Promotional Products from HotRef


Good Value

Good Value’s promotional products are always made with amazing quality, they’re very durable and long-lasting, and always at affordable prices. We’ve got a few new Good Value promotional products that would be great to gift hard-working employees, friends or colleagues:

New Good Value Promotional Products from HotRefFrom top left to bottom right:

  • Good Value® Economy Lunch Box – Bring your lunch to work or keep food fresh for the picnic with our new Good Value lunch box! Features 3 different compartments plus fork and knife. Available in blue or green.
  • Good Value® 9-1/4″ Flyer – Have some fun while promoting your company during company picnics, beach parties or any outdoor party with our Good Value flyer! Available in various colors
  • Good Value® Coffee Canister – Keep your grounded coffee fresh for a longer time by placing it in this air-tight closure coffee canister. Can hold up to 42 oz. and measuring spoon included
  • Good Value® Measuring Spoon with Clip and Magnet – No need for a coffee canister if you have this measuring spoon clip!

We also received these Good Value® Captain’s Chair for sporting and any outdoor events! This chair features 2 cup holders and can hold up to 300 lbs. Plus, this event chair folds up easily and can comes its with own carrying case for easy travel and storage.

Good Value® Captain's Chair from HotRefIf you love hiking, boating, or exploring the outdoors then this Good Value® Adventure Dry Sack 10L is the perfect accessory to keep all your items stored safely and dry. This durable bag has a a shoulder strap with plastic buckles and a fold-down closure that can double as a handle.

Good Value® Adventure Dry Sack 10L from HotRefBBQ & Picnic

Summer time calls for a fun BBQ and picnic! We’ve got a few new popular BBQ sets and picnic products that are perfect for any outdoor party during the summertime:

BBQ Sets from HotRef

From top left to bottom right:

  • Good Value® BBQ 3-Piece Set – Include tongs, spatula and fork. The aluminum case can be imprinted to include the company name or logo.
  • BBQ 11-Piece Set – If you’re looking for a complete BBQ set, then this 11-piece set in the one for you. Includes tongs, spatula, basting brush, 4 skewers, a knife, and a grill cleaning brush
  • Good Value® BBQ 5-Piece Set – Includes high quality tongs, spatula, fork, cleaning brush, and a knife
  • Sizzler 5-Piece BBQ Set – Not a fan of the aluminum case? This Sizzler BBQ set comes in a nice carrying case and features a 5-piece stainless steel set, wooden handles, and each piece has a leather hook for hanging

If you’re looking for the complete BBQ set, then look no further because out new BBQ Gift Set has it all! This set features a 5-piece BBQ set, an apron and an oven mitt! As a bonus, this set comes with a a KOOZIE cooler to keep your beverages cool during hot summer days. The cooler can hold up to 24 cans and ice. BBQ Gift Set from HotRef

Get your grill on everywhere you go with our KOOZIE® Portable BBQ with Kooler Bag! This set comes with a 12-can cooler compartment with a PEVA living to keep food fresh and drinks cold. Plus, the main compartment comes with a portable BBQ charcoal grill!KOOZIE® Portable BBQ with Kooler Bag from HotRef

Plan for a nice relaxing picnic with family and friends this summer! Keep your food and drinks cool in our new KOOZIE® Picnic Basket! The main compartment is insulated and features a PEVA lining. When not in use, this picnic basket cooler can collapse for easy storage. KOOZIE® Picnic Basket from HotRefThese items can all be customized to include a company name or logo, which makes these products perfect to promote your business with! Check back next week for new promotional products from some of out popular vendors!

-Nina A.


20 Jun 2016 Customized Gifts and Party Accessories for Summer Event

Summer is just around the corner, which mean more fun in the sun with outdoor BBQ parties and events! Make sure to keep your guest protected, hydrated, and cool with our customized gifts and party accessories for summer events! From hand sanitize and SPF 30 sunscreen to event coolers and more — our promotional products are the perfect party accessory to stay safe in the sun this summer. Each item can be customized to include a company name, logo, or a small message. These promotional products for the summer make great giveaways at your next company picnic, outing, trade shows, and other corporate events. Our coolers and sunglasses would make great gifts to give your hard-working employees.

Customized Gifts and Party Accessories for Summer Event from HotRef


Promotional sunscreen and sunblock items are always greatly appreciated to prevent from sunburns during any outdoor event. Sunscreen is a must for all of us because the UV rays from the sun can be harmful to not our our skin, but out health as well. Protect your coworkers, family and friends with our sunscreen! At HotRef, we have a variety of sunscreen and sunblock  to choose from:

  • 1-Ounce Sunscreen Bottle – With SPF 30 sunscreen
  • Oasis 1-oz. Sunscreen – Clip it and go with this travel-size sunscreen bottle! Features SPF 30 sunscreen squeezable bottle and a silicone case that’s perfect for travel.
  • The Spritz 10ml Sunscreen -If a squeezable tube isn’t for you, we also have this spritz on sunscreen! Available in various colors, this contains SPF 30 and has a spray tip under the removable cap.

All items listed are featured below in order.

1-Ounce Sunscreen Bottle from HotRef

Oasis 1-oz. Sunscreen from HotRef


The Spritz 10ml Sunscreen from HotRef




Protect eyes from the sun with our sunglasses! Custom logo sunglasses are a favorite outdoor accessory! They’re perfect to hand out at any sporting event or company outdoor picnic. At HotRef, we have various sunglasses in different colors, frames, and many different sunglasses carriers:

  • Slazenger™ Pilot Sunglasses – These fashionable sunglasses are perfect for everyday use! Made of high quality construction and comes with a hard case to ensure safety.  Also comes with a soft cleaning cloth.
  • Slazenger™ Multi-Lens Sport Sunglasses – Comes with a variety of different lens shades and a zippered carrying case! These sunglasses are perfect to use at any time.
  • Sunglasses Case- Titleist DT SoLo – Keep your favorite pair of sunglasses scratch-free with our favorite sunglasses case from Titleist! Plus, it comes with a metal carabiner so you can clip it onto your golf bag (or any other bag) easily.

Slazenger Pilot Sunglasses from HotRefSlazenger Multi-Lens Sport Sunglasses from HotRef

Sunglasses Case- Titleist DT SoLo from HotRef


Hand Sanitizer

Hand sanitizers are a natural choice for wellness and safety promotional products. Especially if you’re having an outdoor bbq, these hands sanitizers make it safe to eat when guests are eating with their hands.  At HotRef, we have a wide range of hand sanitizers to choose from:

  • The Clip-N-Go Hand Sanitizer – Take this portable hand sanitizer where ever you go by clipping it to your purse, cooler, or even on a  belt loop! Features a alcohol-based hand sanitizer to keep your hands clean during outdoor events.
  • The Li’l Cleaner Hand Sanitizer – Features a neoprene fashionable carrying sleeve (available in various colors) to match your company or team color.
  • The Helping Hand Sanitizer – Lend a helping hand with our fun-shaped hand sanitizer! This small hand sanitizer is perfect to thrown in your bag or for travel.

The Clip-N-Go Hand Sanitizer from HotRef

The Li'l Cleaner Hand Sanitizer from HotRef

The Helping Hand Sanitizer from HotRef

Water Bottle

During hot summer events, make sure you stay hydrated throughout the day with our water bottles! They’re reusable, BPA free, and come in all sorts of colors and sizes. Hand these water bottles out at your next outdoor summer party:

  • Hydracoach BPA Free Sport Bottle – This sleek and classy water bottle can automatically calculate the recommended daily  personal hydration goal! Also, it displays how much water you’ve consumed throughout the day
  • Aquos BPA Free Sport Bottle – For something a little more simpler, this water bottle is perfect for you. Comes with a flip-top lid and straw to drink from! Carriers 32 ounces and is stain and odor resistant
  • Excursion BPA Free Sport Bottle – Can carry up to 18 ounces and features a high-density PCTG construction, a leak-proof cap, and a large opening for ice cubes.

Hydracoach BPA Free Sport Bottle from HotRef

Aquos BPA Free Sport Bottle from HotRef

Excursion BPA Free Sport Bottle from HotRef


Event Cooler

Keep your food fresh and your drinks cool during the summer heat with our event coolers! From tote bags and picnic baskets to coolers with speakers and wheels — we’ve got a wide selection of event coolers to fit your needs:

  • Picnic Basket Cooler – This cooler is perfect for your next company  picnic! Comes with a dual snap closure and can hold up to 24 cans! Plus, it’s made with a insulated leak-proof PEVA lining on the inside
  • Encore Music Cooler – Get the party started with this one-of-a-kind cooler! Features a metal bottle opener, various spacious pockets, and built in speakers and a jack to play your favorite music. Can hold up to 24 cans.
  • New Connections 50-Can Rolling Collapsible Graphite Cooler – Roll in to the party with this roller cooler! It’s spacious interior can hold up to 50 cans and comes with a telescoping handle for easy travel.

Picnic Basket Cooler from HotRef

Encore Music Cooler from HotRef

New Connections 50-Can Rolling Collapsible Graphite Cooler from HotRef


Make sure to stay safe this summer with our new customized gift and party accessories! Check back next week for more promotional products!

-Nina A.

06 Jun 2016 New Game Day Promotional Products

Get game day ready with our Game Day promotional products and accessories! From coolers to keep your food and drinks fresh and cool to chairs for you and your friends to sit comfortably. Whether you’re tailgating or at a friend’s game day outdoor party, our promotional products are what you need to get the party started! All products listed have the option of being customized to include a name, logo or a small phrase. Which, in turn, can be great business or corporate gifts to give your hard-working employees!

Game Day Promotional Products from HotRef


Coolers are essential when it comes to Game Day, especially if you’re planning on tailgating! Coolers not only keep your food and drinks fresh but they also save space in your trunk! At HotRef, we have a wide variety of coolers that you can use during game day:

Game Day Coolers from HotRefFrom top left to bottom right:

  • Game Day Tailgate Cooler – 24 can capacity, our tailgate cooler is one of our simpler coolers that features various front and side pockets for maximum storage. Available in 3 colors: black, green and blue.
  • Game Day 30-Can Speaker Cooler – For the tech savvy, this exclusive Game Day cooler features 2 front speakers that are compatible with most smart phones and tablets.
  • Game Day Sport Cooler – For something small and lightweight, this cooler is the one for you! Inspired by sports jerseys, this cooler can hold up to 18 cans and has a PEVA lining, side mesh pockets and dual carry handles with wrap.
  • Game Day Standing Tub Cooler – This unique design makes this cooler a great choice for your next outdoor party! Features a large zippered main compartment that can easily hold up to 50 cans and can be drained at the bottom of the tub.

Cooler Chairs

Cooler chairs are perfect for those who are looking to save space in the trunk!

Game Day Cooler Chairs from HotRefFrom left to right:

  • Game Day Cooler Seat – Can support up to 198 pounds and can hold up to 24 drinks. Insulated to keep your food and drinks cool. When not in use, can easily be folded down and put into storage.
  • Spectator Cooler Chair – Available in various colors, our Spectator Cooler Chair is a classy design. Features a metal frame with a comfortable padded seat, a cooler compartment that can hold up to 24 cans, and can collapse for easy storage.

Tote Bags

If you’re looking for something mores stylish, our game day tote bags are perfect for any outdoor event! At HotRef, we carry various types of tote bags based on different needs:

Our Game Day Clear Stadium Tote (pictured below) is perfect for fans that want to get through security in a quick and efficient way! Available in many colors, each tote features a large open compartment for easy access.

Game Day Clear Stadium Tote from HotRef

Designed for sporting and outdoor events, our favorite Game Day Carry-All Tote comes in many colors to make sure you’re sporting your favorite team! The all-purpose tote bag features a spacious main compartment, two side pockets for your accessories and a front velcro pocket.

Game Day Carry-All Tote from HotRefLast, but not least, our California Innovations® 56-Can Freezer Boat Tote Cooler is a popular choice for game day because it’s also a cooler! This tote bag can hold up to 56 cans and features an ultra safe leak proof PEVA lining.

California Innovations® 56-Can Freezer Boat Tote Cooler from HotRef


Wine Kit

Bring out your favorite wine to your next game day outdoor event with our wine kits and carriers! Our wine sets were designed for the wine lovers:

Wine Set and Carrier from HotRefFrom top left to bottom right:

  • Epicurean Wine & Cheese Kit – A must have for all wine and cheese lovers! Kit includes a round cheese board, multi-function corkscrew and three knives to cut and spread the cheese.
  • 2 Bottle Wine Carrier
  • Reserve Wine Kit –  Features  insulated zippered pockets and includes a corkscrew. Can hold 2 bottles of wine or 6 beverage cans.
  • Wine Lover’s Gift Set – Like our Reserve Wine Kit, this set features a stainless steel multi-purpose corkscrew and an insulated interior. Can hold 2 bottles or 6 cans.


Get comfy during game day with our event chairs! They’re lightweight, portable and can easily collapse for easy storage when not in use.

Game Day Event Chair from HotRefFrom top left to bottom right:

  • Game Day Event Chair – Features a poly-canvas seat cloth and can support up to 300 lbs, with support of the sturdy steel frame. Also has built in cup holders!
  • Game Day Sidelines Folding Chair – For something simple, this chair is right for you! Compact and portable, our folding chair comes in an array of colors to match the team your supporting.
  • Game Day Lounge Chair – If you want to get really comfortable, then our Game Day Lounge Chair is the perfect match! Can support up to 300 lbs and includes an adjustable footrest and 2 cup holders. Some assembly required.
  • Game Day Director’s Chair – Designed for a more upright seating position, this event chair features various side pockets for storage and 1 cup holder.


Get your drink on during Game Day with our favorite game day cups! Make sure to stay hydrated throughout the day if you’re attending an outdoor sporting event with our drinkware:

Game Day Cup from HotRefFrom top left to bottom right:

  • Game Day Cup 16oz – Made with durable Eastman Tritan Material, this cup features a double wall to keep your beverage cold and is stain and odor resistant. Available in 8 colors.
  • Game Day Cup with Lid 16oz – Features a removable lid that has a hole for your straw! Plus, it can hold both hot and cold drinks because of it’s double wall body.
  • Game Day Wine Glass Cup 10oz – For the wine lovers, bring your favorite wine wherever you go with our wine glass cup! This bottle is BPA free and features a cute inner wall shaped like a wine glass.
  • Game Day Stadium Cup 22oz – Stay hydrated with our 22oz game day stadium cup! Available in various colors to match your favorite team, this cup is BPA free and is perfect for any outdoor event.

Game Day Accessories

Don’t forget about your game day accessories! From bottle openers to ponchos, we’re got all your accessories you need for game day or any outdoor event:

Game Day Accessories from HotRefFrom top left to bottom right:



During a timeout or halftime, keep your mind engaged by playing a few games! At HotRef, we offer a wide variety of portable and travel-friendly games! Take these games with you to  any outdoor or sporting event to keep you occupied while you wait for the game to start again:

Games from HotRefFrom top left to bottom right:

  • Solace Suction Catch – Get outdoors and play catch with our Solace Suction Catch game! Comes with one suction cup ball, 2 catching pads and a portable carrying case.
  • Foosball Desktop Game – Foosball lovers, this product is for you! Lightweight and travel friendly, this desktop foosball game (or table soccer) can be played anywhere you go
  • Six-In-One Game Set – Includes games pieces for checkers, chess, dominoes, backgammon, cribbage and any card game.
  • Portable Soduku Game – Keep your brain stimulated with our electronic portable soduku game.

Check back next week for more promotional products!

-Nina A.

03 Jul 2015 Introducing BBQ and Picnic Supplies

July 4th, Independence Day, is an important day for American in the United States. In order to celebrate this big day, family will get together to have a picnic party outdoors and watch fireworks until midnight. Have you got everything ready for the picnic trip? Tent, raw material for barbecue, blanket, energy bar, of course, you can do nothing without BBQ and Picnic Supplies. They are practical business gifts that can be used in any outdoor events like beach, park or garden party in summer time. These BBQ sets can be personalized with company logo or any advertisement slogan for promotional sales.

BBQ and Picnic Supplies from


More and more picnic party and barbecue party are held in hot summer day. Grill Mastertraditional BBQ Set is a set of BBQ tools for your barbecue party. There are other three BBQ sets for your reference. They are Grill Master 3pc BBQ SetGrill Master Set and Hunt Valley™ Camo BBQ Set. All of these above are perfect business gifts for trade show, luncheons, presentations and more.

BBQ Set from

The BBQ Golf Set is stylish with its golf styled design and includes stainless tongs, spatula, brush and fork. Each grill set comes with soft insulated handles that look just like golf grips.

BBQ Golf Set from

BBQ Golf Set from

Brookstone Prime Barbeque Kit includes: professional grade stainless steel spatula with built-in bottle opener, carving knife, 4 skewers, silicone basting brush, tongs, fork and detachable bottle opener, removable interior panels can be wiped-down for easy cleaning. Grill Master Primary Barbeque Kit is a staple for every barbeque lover which features sturdy carrying case, wood handled spatula with bottle opener, silicone basting bush and tongs, elastic holders for storing accessories, exterior front pocket for extra capacity, zippered closure for keeping all the tools safe inside and top grab handle for easy carrying. Grill Master Barbeque Kit features a stainless steel grill brush, spatula, basting brush and tongs. The case has interior pockets for storing away the barbeque tools and also has an exterior pocket for additional storage.

BBQ and Picnic Supplies from


Before the BBQ party starts, you should wear the apron to avoid the splash oil. Grill Master Apron Kit can effectively keep your clothes clean. Available in 4 colors of red, black, royal blue and camo tree.

Apron from

Happy Nest Apron can be adjustable with different canvas and straps color is sized for men and women alike! There are 4 colors available, they are red, black, blue and green, which color do you like best?

Happy Nest Apron from

Brookstone Ultimate Grillers Apron Kit is a necessity for every master grill tender that includes apron, meat thermometer, adjustable LED light and detachable, retractable bottle opener, front features multiple pockets and storage loops, padded sport mesh lining for cooling and comfort, dual insulated pockets for keeping beverages cold, detachable, breathable sport mesh padded neck strap.

Brookstone Ultimate Grillers Apron Kit from

The all in one BBQ Now Black Apron and 3 Piece BBQ Set, which concludes an apron, spatula, fork, tongs, oven mitt, and a salt & pepper shaker. The key feature is that the apron can hold those 3 pieces BBQ tools.

BBQ Now Black Apron and 3 Piece BBQ Set from

BBQ Carrier

Picnic Basket Cooler is made to resemble a picnic basket, comes with a dual snap closure, and can hold 24 12-ounce cans. Modesto Picnic Carrier Set set comes with a wine opener, two stainless steel knives and forks with polished wood handles, a polished wood cutting board, zippered canvas wrap, and a canvas tote to carry three bottles of wine in addition to the entire set. Chevron Oversized Carry-All Tote features a large open main compartment, 14″ handle drop height and wire rim giving bag its shape. Cape May Picnic Cooler features zippered main compartment, open front pocket with Velcro flap closure, double aluminum handles with EVA padding for extra carrying comfort, 7.5″ handle drop height, and insulated PEVA lining.

BBQ Carrier from

Picnic blanket

In order to make full preparation, you’d better take a blanket in your picnic trip. It will get cold late night, or if you are on the beach side, it may become cold in the afternoon. There are many different Picnic Blanket in various styles at our

Picnic blanket from

Executive Picnic Blanket from

Event Chair

These Event Chairs can be folded over whenever you need. They are not so heavy and are convenient to carry. Just put the chair into your car before drive out to the trip, that’s so easy!

Event Seating from

Hunt Valley Event Chair is made of 600 denier polycanvas and steel, this chair folds to fit into a carrying case with shoulder strap and perfect for the great outdoors. Measuring 20.5″ x 21″ x 30″, event chair features armrests with built-in cup holders.

Hunt Valley Event Chair from


– Amanda

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 8) – Cool it, Baby

Business Gifts: All about Function and Comfort (Part 8 ) – Cool it, Baby

Coolers are a must-have for picnic, thus made it a perfect business gift for your business associates.

Excel Sport Divided Lunch Cooler

Interior compartment includes divider and holds 6 twelve-oz cans. Flap closure with quick-release buckle. Comfort grip handle. Attend to your every need. Great design, quality product.

Alpine Tailgate Cooler

Multiple storage compartments keep accessories and snacks readily available. Four-person accessory kit includes plates, tumblers, utensils and a frisbee. Accessory kit packaged separately. Leak proof main compartment holds 36 twelve-ounce cans.

C&B Deluxe Rolling Festival Cooler

The ultimate cooler for those who are looking for class and guaranteed satisfaction. Motivate a sales team, thank board members, or reward top fundraisers with this 32-piece deluxe picnic set built for four. The rolling cooler features a leakproof insulated main compartment and detachable insulated wine duffel. PEVA lining. Multiple pockets and compartments for storing all picnic accessories. Heavy duty trolley and grab handle. Cutter & Buck striped lining. Rounding out the set are: four 9″ melamine plates, four wine glasses, four stainless steel knives, forks, and spoons, one cutting board, one stainless steel cheese knife, one set of salt and pepper shakers, one waiter-style stainless steel corkscrew, one bottle stopper, four napkins, one cotton tablecloth.