Bang for your buck: tradeshow giveaway ideas by price.

Tradeshow season is upon us. You’ve already considered your booth, your signage and the sales collateral you’ll be using. Now you only have to determine one last thing, which just so happens to be one of the most important: what are you going to use as a tradeshow giveaway?

Depending on your budget, you’re going to want to select different items. Here are some ideas at every price point that are sure to make a big impact.

Under $1

Inexpensive doesn’t have to mean cheap trinkets. For less than a dollar each, you can give visitors to your booth something great like:

Bike bottle – Perfect for the active crowd, get this bottle emblazoned with your logo for an item that’s both cool and useful.

Pens – The old standard, everyone needs a pen. Perfect for the desk or stashing next to the phone, it will remind the recipient of you with every use.

Sewing kits – Eventually everyone is going to lose a button or need a quick stitch. Put your brand on this highly useful item.

Sunglasses – Perfect for summer shows, but useful anytime, everyone loves a pair of shades.

Under $5

Want to spend a little more and still generate a big impact? Here are some great tradeshow giveaway items:

Flex man digital clock – Fun and unique, this item is sure to be the hit of the show.  It’s inexpensive price point means big bang for your buck.

Tote bags – Plastic shopping bags are out. Make your brand part of every trip to the grocery store with a branded tote.

Wine buff gift set – It’s always 5 o’clock somewhere. Your company can be part of the fun with a customized wine set featuring corkscrew and bottle stopper.

Journal bundle set – Taking notes never looked so great. This useful set is the perfect way to generate tons of brand exposure.

Grand prizes

A drawing is a great way to draw traffic to your booth. Here are some great giveaway ideas under $50 that won’t have to be claimed on taxes.

Activity tracker – Everyone is tracking their activity and sleep cycles. This tracker can be customized with your logo to make a highly desirable item at any show.

Fancy pen – More than just a ballpoint, name brand pens exude class and sophistication, which then carries over to your brand.

Quality cooler – Everyone can use a cooler from time to time. Give away one with our company’s logo to make big impressions at the lake, on a picnic or while tailgating.

No matter how much you’re looking to spend, you’re sure to find something great for your next tradeshow giveaway. It just takes a little bit of foresight and creativity.