We live in a very digital society. In a world where 3.8 billion people have a smartphone and 78% of households have a desktop or laptop, it only makes sense to advertise with tech promotional items.

Technology was a real lifesaver during the COVID-19 pandemic as millions of Americans started working at home. The time has never been better to use promotional technology to put your company on the map! Read on for some great swag ideas for your next event.

What Are Cool Technology Promotional Items?  

Plug in and stay charged! Here are cool technology promo products that will win over your clients.

  1. LED Ring Lights
  2. Bluetooth Keyboards
  3. Wireless Charging Pads
  4. Custom Phone Stands
  5. Earbuds With Microphone
  6. Personalized Cinema Boards
  7. Coolers With Bluetooth Speaker
  8. Sleek Metal Power Banks
  9. Noise-Cancelling Headphones
  10. Waterproof Shower Speakers
  11. Headphone Splitters
  12. Cord Organizers
  13. Wireless Computer Mouse
  14. Key-Shaped USB Drives
  15. Custom Webcam Covers

1. LED Ring Lights

custom LED ring lights for video calls

COVID-19 caused a spike in remote work with 52% of Americans now working at home full-time. Do you want your employees to look their best during video calls? Pick up these LED ring lights in bulk. Everyone can clip this promotional technology to their monitors. They’ll see your brand logo, and you can see their smiling faces during Zoom meetings.

2. Bluetooth Keyboards

custom bluetooth keyboards

Are there too many cords on your desk? Cut down on the clutter with wireless Bluetooth keyboards. These tech gifts come in a fancy faux leather carrying case and are compatible with iOS and Android. Hand them out to your inner circle at networking events, or give them away as prizes at your next trade show.  

3. Wireless Charging Pads

custom wireless charging pads with mouse pad and phone stand

A wireless charging pad is great on its own, but it’s even better when it has a built-in cell phone stand and can also be used as a mouse pad like the one featured here. These tech accessories look sleek on any office worker’s desk, so grab them in bulk and give them out around the holidays as corporate gifts.

4. Custom Phone Stands

custom phone stand shaped like an armchair

Employees can waste up to 5 hours every week on their cell phones! It’s hard to resist the screen, especially when text messages are coming through and that next episode of “Ozark” is waiting for us on Netflix. Phone stands add personality to every desk, while at the same time putting the cell phone in timeout where it belongs!

5. Earbuds With Microphone

custom earbuds with microphone

54% of people report more distractions working from home than at the office. Sometimes it’s hard to block out your dog, kids, and boyfriend playing “Call of Duty” in the background. Cut down on the noise with custom earbuds with a built-in microphone. They’re excellent tech corporate gifts for your hardworking team!

6. Personalized Cinema Boards

personalized cinema boards for desk

In this post-pandemic world, we all need to be on top of our games, and these tech promotional items are sure to help get everyone in the right headspace. The dry erase markers are the perfect way to jot down a positive message or an important work task. Plus, these tech accessories just look awesome on your desk and pair well with other décor like string lights and potted plants.

7. Coolers With Bluetooth Speaker

custom coolers with built-in bluetooth speaker

An outdoor Bluetooth speaker is a must for summer vacations, backyard barbecues, and lazy days by the pool. Are you hosting a picnic now that live events are fair game again? Give out these cool tech promotional products to everyone in attendance.

8. Sleek Metal Power Banks

custom metal power banks

Print your company’s logo on sleek power banks, and you never have to worry about a 0% battery. These tech giveaways are perfect for anyone who frequently travels and needs power on the road. This promotional technology may not be as good as an awesome IT department, but it’s definitely the next best thing!

9. Noise-Cancelling Headphones

custom noise-cancelling headphones

Promotional technology makes lives easier. Part of the challenge in working at home is distractions. Noise-cancelling headphones are a great solution! Your team can wear them to stay in the zone while they’re on the clock. They can also be used after hours when they need some peace and quiet.

10. Waterproof Shower Speakers

custom waterproof shower speakers

55% of people in the United States listen to podcasts. Meanwhile, audiobook sales have increased by 16% and generate over $1.2 billion dollars every year. People love podcasts, audiobooks, and playlists, but sometimes we don’t have time for all that listening. Make it easier by giving out waterproof speakers as giveaways at your next trade show.

11. Headphone Splitters

custom headphone splitters

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 45.5% of families have both spouses employed. Many of these couples are forced to share a workspace in this age of remote employment. A headphone splitter can come in handy for listening to the same music, podcast, or audiobook while on the clock. It’s a great way to bond and to stay motivated during the work day.  

12. Cord Organizers

custom cord organizers

Cords, cords, cords. They’re all over your office, living room, kitchen, and bedroom. Keep all these wires organized with taco-shaped cord organizers. The compact size of these tech accessories makes them easy to slip into your bag or a drawer. Say goodbye to clutter!

13. Wireless Computer Mouse

custom computer mouse

Wireless is the way to go! In fact, it’s a huge trend in the world electronic promotional items, so get in on the action with a wireless computer mouse. The USB plugs right into their laptop or desktop, eliminating the tangle of cords that can pile up by a desk. You can also customize the mouse with your company’s logo, and use them as prizes at your next promotional event.

14. Key-Shaped USB Drives

key-shaped USB flash drive

We may have the Cloud and Dropbox, but it’s still a good idea to back up your work on USB flash drives. A key-shaped flash drive is unique and has a large 8gb capacity. Attach these drives to branded lanyards, and everyone who receives one will always have a portable way to save their data.  

15. Custom Webcam Covers

custom webcam covers

How mortifying would it be if your coworkers saw you in your underwear during a Zoom meeting? Cover up (in more ways than one) by putting a custom webcam cover on your monitor. Print your company name on each one, and use them as tech giveaways at a live event. You can also give these webcam covers to your employees so they can work securely at home or the office.

How Has Technology Changed Promotional Efforts?

woman on cell phone

Technology has totally changed the world of marketing. Social media, influencer marketing, PPC ads, QR codes, mobile-friendly websites, and promotional tech accessories are the new normal when it comes to reaching a target audience.

All over the world, people are spending more time on the web, on their cell phones, on social media, and anywhere else that involves screens, plugs, and wires. They use these tech items to stay connected, for entertainment, and to get information. Your company should get in on the action, and the best way to do it is with promotional technology items.

Order branded tech swag as not only corporate gifts, but also as freebies for trade shows, networking events, or business luncheons. Your friends at Quality Logo Products® are always ready to help get your order started!

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Statista. (2021, April 9). Percentage of Consumers Who Have Ever Listened to Audio Podcasts in the United States. Retrieved from, https://www.statista.com/statistics/188955/percentage-of-us-adults-who-listen-to-audio-podcasts-since-2006/

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