Coming Your Way

Product media is all about what’s new, so for the start of the year, we asked BPMA members for the products that they think will be great for 2017.

The Carole Group

The name alone should give you something to talk about. The NPL-3297 pen was chosen by the Carole Group. It has a soft touch rubberised finish with mirror engraving as standard. A perfectly angled pointer can be used with your smartphone or tablet. You need to try one to believe how good it is, claims Carole Group.

Mid Ocean Brands

Mid Ocean Brands has some great tech gadgets, including a magnetic smartphone holder that connects to a multitude of surfaces, such as in the car, or in the office.

It is also offering a rotation wireless smart indoor security camera which utilises your existing Wi-Fi and can be accessed from anywhere providing photos and videos. The camera has an SD card slot and an AC-DC adapter.

SPS and High Profile

SPS and High Profile have a raft of new products for 2017. The new Sentinel premium bag collection comprises a holdall, rucksack and messenger bag, all with a stylish carbon fibre effect finish. The contemporary designs are perfect for the current trend for lifestyle items in promotional marketing.

UK-made H2O Active sports bottles are now available with fruit infuser in a selection of vibrant colours, while the bestselling UK-made Americano thermal mug will be available with a new spill-proof lid in 2017. The Brite-Americano is also available with a quality tyre effect-grip, to add an extra dimension to promotional drinkware.

The new range from SPS also includes new notebooks, including a larger version of the bestselling Noir, while the new Bluetooth keyboard is a fantastic new gadget, ideal for corporate gifts.

High Profile has taken the bestselling style and material of the Baseline sports bottle range, and changed the neck style so that it can now be combined with any lids in the H2O Active range from SPS. This gives a larger colour choice, plus the option of a flip closure or domed lid. 

PF Concept

PF Concept is going technical with the Morley aluminium Bluetooth speaker. A built-in music control allows you to call on-the-go through your smartphone and to control music and volume. It includes a Micro USB to USB charging cable and 3.5mm auxiliary cable.

The geo insulated tumbler is a tasteful stainless steel double-wall vacuum tumbler with copper insulation which keeps drinks hot for eight hours and cold for 24 hours. The shape isn’t just for show but prevents condensation on the outside of the tumbler.

Laltex, Bags HQ and Source it have several new products.

There’s no need to carry multiple chargers with its 5-in-1 multi charger, with adaptors to suit numerous devices. Its compatible with iPhone 5 and 6, is MFi certified, and available in white, green, blue, red and yellow.

Coffeeholics will love Laltex’s 450ml double-walled, matt black, stainless steel travel mug. It has a coloured plastic interior, base, ridged handle, top band and screw top lid with secure sliding sipper. The handle is for better grip. It’s food test compliant and comes in a range of colours. 

For the writers, this soft finish jotter with 80 lined sheets and coloured elastic close is a must. It’s a handy size to carry anywhere from the supermarket to the gym and comes in red, blue and black.

Promostore’s latest products are all about convenience.

The UTP10 travel pillow is easy to inflate and deflate and as portable as it is comfortable. It is available in 13 stock colours and a choice of print positions.

If you’ve ever wondered where to store keys or cash when exercising, you’ll love the sweat wristband with zip pocket. The cotton band can be embroidered with up to four colours and comes in a choice of stock colours.

The handy credit card size nail file keeps your cuticles cute. Printable in full colour on both sides, they have ample space for branding and can have a mirror on the reverse. Other files are in standard, large and small sizes, as well as bespoke shapes, nail files with a keyring, mini match book style, and even glass nail files. 

It may be cool now, but things will hot up eventually, so be prepared for summer with lovely handheld fabric fans available with a white or black plastic handle. The fabric can be full colour printed.

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