Hatswork Round-Up: December 29, 2016

December 29, 2016 - By Emily Potter

We’re days away from 2017. Can you believe it? Today we’re going to look at some ideas for grand openings and fashion trends for promotional garments in 2017.

We’ll also look at how the promotional products industry is growing in foreign countries.


A Promotional Guide for a Grand Opening

This article has tons of tips for your customers who are planning a grand opening for a new business venture or an additional location.

The first step should be selecting the right promotional products to ensure they arrive on time for the big day. Help your customers decide if freebies and raffle items make sense for them.

Then, help them choose the best items for their brand. Visit the blog for the full article and more.

  • Bags & Totes
  • Drinkware
  • Promotional Garments
    • Hats
    • Shirts
  • Welcome Materials
    • Flags
    • Balloons
  • Writing Utensils & Notepads


PPAI Partners with APPA on Get In Touch! Campaign

The Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) backs two large annual campaigns: Promotional Products Work! and Get In Touch!.

The Australasian Promotional Products Association (APPA) announced an agreement to use core elements of these two campaigns across Australia and New Zealand in early 2017.


2017 Trends for Promotional Garments

This post compiles 17 bits of advice for selecting apparel in 2017. Stay up to date with fashion trends, so your customers will be proud to show off their promotional garments.

  1. The Dad Hat is Back
  2. The Hegemony of Heather
  3. Short Sleeve Sweatshirts
  4. Harkening to the Tee’s Heritage
  5. Blocks of Color
  6. Polo 2017: Trad Patterns, Blues & Neon Touches
  7. Sporty Scuba Necks
  8. Pleats
  9. Insect-Repelling Apparel
  10. Slub Chic
  11. The Return of Pink
  12. Olive Green Activewear
  13. Woven in Denim & Flannel
  14. Buttoned-Down Performance
  15. Accent with Camo
  16. Oversized is In
  17. Puffed Up, Slimmed Down, Retro-Inspired

What do you think of the trends for 2017? Let us know in the comments below. You can also follow us on Instagram using the hashtag #hatswork.

Emily Potter

Emily is the Content Marketer for Outdoor Cap Co. She holds an M.A. in AD & PR from the University of Alabama and a B.B.A in Marketing. Emily is an avid Crimson Tide football fan. She has a golden retriever named Opie Winston, and a cat named Tide.


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