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New Products for 2019

In January, Magellan Promotions sent Julia Buraczewski and Haley Elmendorf to Las Vegas to attend the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) yearly expo.  The PPAI Expo is North America’s largest promotional products trade show and features 1,200 exhibitors showcasing more than a quarter million products over six miles of show floor. Haley and Julia scoured the show, picking up on trends and new products that they thought were not only cool and fun, but would be appreciated and used by the recipients.  They came back to Milwaukee with a list of ideas andRead more »


2018 Trends in the Promotional Products Industry

Earlier this month, we attended the 2018 Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) Expo. The PPAI Expo is North America’s largest promotional products trade show and was the perfect place to get a sneak peek at the 2018 trends in promotional products. Here are four trends that caught our eye at this year’s expo: Cork Cork isn’t just for coasters and wine anymore, it’s seemingly everywhere these days and the promotional products industry is no different. There are the products where one would expect it to show up like drink ware, pencil pouches, journals,Read more »


Introducing The North Face and New Era apparel options

The North Face and New Era are both retail brands that people will seek out because they’ve become synonymous with quality and this has inspired brand loyalty. There are people who won’t wear a fleece unless it has a The North Face logo and people that won’t wear a cap unless it has the New Era flag on it. We’re happy to announce that we have offerings from both of these premier brands as another option for our clients. The North Face The North Face has been one of the premierRead more »


Day 3 at the 2018 PPAI Expo

Yesterday was the last day of the Promotional Products Association International’s 2018 expo, but that doesn’t mean we rested on our laurels trying to find great products our clients. If you haven’t seen what we loved from the first two days, be sure to check them out! Day One Day Two Check out our favorite items from our last day at the show below. Juice Box Zinc 5000 We live in a world where everyone is attached to their phone. If the battery life dips below 20 percent? A smallRead more »


Day 2 at the 2018 PPAI Expo

Day two of the PPAI expo is in the books! Day one had a ton of great new and exciting products and day two didn’t disappoint either. Check out some of our favorites from day two below. Journals Journals have been a trending item for the past few years. This year it’s the design of the journals that’s making the biggest impact. We’re now able to do a debossed design edge-to-edge on journal covers with the Bohemian Textured Journal. This is a great way to increase the perceived value ofRead more »


Day 1 at the 2018 PPAI Expo

Yesterday was day one of the 2018 Promotional Products Association International Expo in Las Vegas and Magellan Promotions is here learning about all of the new and trending items that are coming to our industry in 2018 and that can help you achieve your goals. The expo has 3,100 booths from 1,260 exhibitors and welcomes more than 21,000 people. This year, there will be more than 600 new products on the show floor, so we have our work cut out for us. Here are a few of our favorites from theRead more »


Creative Imprints Make a Statement

Are you looking for ways to make your logo standout on a coffee mug, water bottle, or glass? Check out these creative imprints to make a statement! Mirror Imprint The interior portion of a glass or clear piece can be looked at through a reverse view, as shown in the UCLA glass above. We take the logo and provide a reflective image. Both logos are on one side of the piece, so you aren’t having to cancel out logos in two different locations. The UCLA blue logo is viewed acrossRead more »