Promo Item ideas

Promo Item Ideas

Whether you have an event or want branded items on hand for a spur-of-the-moment gift, finding the perfect promotional item can be a daunting task. Here are some ideas to help you brainstorm.

How to order

To order promo items from University Print & Mail Services, please contact Roger King at roger.king@utah.edu, or call 801-581-3947. Please be aware that there are quantity minimums and delivery can take up to 5 weeks.

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Ab Power Wheel

Crossland Vacuum Insulator Tumbler 11oz

Flip Top Phone Stand w/ Duo Charging Cables

Smart Tracker Tritan  bottle

Koozie Sequin Can Kooler

Latitudes Foldaway Shopper

Reuse-It Mood Silicone Straw

Color Changing Coffee Mug 11oz

Field & Co Buffalo Plaid Picnic Blanket

Heather Roadster Headwrap

Swappable PopSockets PopGrip

Ladies' Ponytail Cap

Kickstand phone wallet

Random But Useful Items

Dental Floss with Mirror

Color: white
Imprint details: full color imprint
Minimum order qty:
150
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Never be placed in an awkward situation with something stuck in your teeth. This 2-1/8” x 3-3/8” dental floss holder holds 44 yards of floss and fits in your wallet. Use its mirrored back for a quick check before you interact with students, co-workers or patients. Small and compact, they are easy to store in office and hand out as a gift.

Eclipse Magnetic bookmark

Colors: 4
Imprint details: full color imprint
Minimum order qty:
500
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This is a great gift for those who love to read. This foldable magnetic bookmark is 4-1/4” x 1-3/4” when folded over a book page. It’s made from 14pt cardstock with an extra glossy UV coating and features an eclipse design across the bottom. Use it as a handout or mail it as a gift.

Latitudes Foldaway Shopper

Colors: 9
Imprint details: 1 color imprint
Minimum order qty:
175
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This lightweight polyester tote has a special corner pocket to resourcefully tuck the bag away for easy storage. When not bundled and secured with a drawstring, this bag measures 14-3/4” x 16”. Use these as a gift at your next patient or student outreach event.

Cushioned Jar Opener

Colors: 14
Imprint details: full color imprint
Minimum order qty:
300
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This 5” diameter vinyl jar opener is a useful item that your audience will use often. Its firm grip will help those with arthritis and weak hands open stubborn jar lids. Thin and foldable, these are easy to store in the office and make for a lightweight mailed gift.

Avery Stylus Pen

Colors: 5
Imprint details: one color imprint
Minimum order qty:
250
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This black ink pen has an antimicrobial additive built in to protect it from growing bacteria. The metallic-colored barrel is also equipped with a stylus tip to use on touch-screen devices to keep fingers extra clean. Keep them in a container at the counter for your audience to use when checking in.

1 oz SPF 30 Sunscreen

Scents: 2
Imprint details: full color imprint
Minimum order qty:
100
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Here is an item that everyone needs during Utah’s sunny summer months! This broad-spectrum sunscreen provides SPF 30 sun protection. Its portable size makes it a perfect handout at community outreach events or as a welcome gift for your audience.

Health Related

Face Mask Hook

Colors: 2
Imprint details:
one color imprint
Minimum order qty: 250
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When wearing a face mask all day, the mask’s elastic straps can really irritate the area behind the ears. The hook’s design pulls the elastic bands away from your ears and secures them behind your head. The hook is thermoplastic rubber and measures in at 1.” x 4”. They’re compatible with most medical and dust masks.

Nail Clipper In Case

Colors: 3
Imprint details: one color imprint
Minimum order qty:
250
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Plenty has been said about washing and sanitizing our hands to stop the spread of COVID-19, but another important aspect of good hand hygiene is clean, trimmed fingernails. You can support your patients’ efforts with these nail clippers. They’re travel size and feature a beaded chain to easily attach to keys or a purse. At only 2” x ¾”, they are compact and easy to store in-office.

Awareness Ribbon Keychain

Colors: 17
Imprint details:
one color imprint
Minimum order qty: 250
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Most patients know someone who has gone through breast cancer or has experienced it themselves, making this keychain an ideal gift. At only 2¼” x 1⅜”, it’s the perfect size for a mailed gift. Store some in the office to hand out to patients as a sign of support or a souvenir of their recovery.

Flu Season Prep

Medicine Spoon

Spoon color: clear
Imprint details:
one color imprint on the handle
Minimum order qty: 300
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This spoon is great for when you need to take medicine but you’ve misplaced the medicine cap. The polypropylene medicine spoon features a unique easy-grip design with both 1 ¾ teaspoon and 7.5 ML capacity. Always have a free gift handy—measuring at only 4 7/8" long, they're compact and easy to store. .

Hand Sanitizer with Carabiner

Carabiner colors: blue, silver, black
Imprint details: full-color imprint on the front of the bottle
Minimum order qty: 100
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One way to help prevent catching the flu is by keeping your hands clean. This hand sanitizer bottle carries 1.9 ounces of unscented gel, and comes with a carabiner to keep the bottle on hand when you are out and about. Hook it to your keys, purse, or backpack.

Cold & Flu Health Kit

Pouch trim colors: black, blue, red
Imprint details: one color imprint on the front of the kit
Minimum order qty:
50
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This 4 ¼” by 5 ½” health kit includes: 1 disposable thermometer, 1 tissue packet (15 included), 2 Purell wipes, and 2 Ibuprofen tablets. Contents are stored in a plastic mesh carrying case with a carabiner clip and wrist strap. Keep this in your car, at your desk, or in your camping bag.

Hot/Cold Eye Mask

Mask colors: green, black
Imprint details:
one color imprint centered on the front of the mask
Minimum order qty: 75
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This eye mask is perfect to help soothe headaches, reduce fevers, and encourage naps. It can be warmed or frozen for hot or cold treatment. Its soft plush backing and adjustable elastic strap offer a comfortable, snug fit.

Holiday Gift Ideas

Hot Chocolate Kit

Ribbon colors:black, red, blue, green, gold, silver, ivory, brown
Imprint details:
full-color imprint on the front of the hangtag
Minimum order qty: 50
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Treat your recipients to a cup of cheer this holiday season. This hot cocoa set comes with a packet of hot chocolate, mini marshmallows, and crushed peppermint candy. This gift is lightweight (perfect for mailing), delicious, and makes for a great stocking or mug stuffer.

Neo Vacuum Insulated Cup

Cup colors: stainless steel, blue, light blue, mint green, lime, orange, red, white, black
Imprint details: one-color imprint centered on front
Minimum order qty: 25
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Help keep your recipients’ drinks hot or cold with this double-wall, vacuum insulated stainless steel cup. It holds 10 ounces and comes with a clear lid you can sip through—great for car or sleigh rides.

9" Cutting Board

Cutting board colors: translucent red, translucent violet, translucent blue, translucent green, translucent frost
Imprint details: one-color imprint on the handle of the board
Minimum order qty: 100
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With multiple dishes and sides to prepare during the holidays, this 9” cutting board is great to have on hand. It’s BPA-free and has a contoured handle for easy carrying from counter to guest.

Centerpiece Chocolates

Packaging colors: light chocolate/gold, light chocolate/silver, dark chocolate/gold, dark chocolate/silver
Imprint details:molded imprint on the center of the chocolate bar
Minimum order qty:
25
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This decadent gift is sure to endulge chocolate lovers. Your logo is featured on the center chocolate, surrounded by alternating “happy holidays” and “snowman” chocolate designs.

Silicone Oven Mitt

Mitt colors: red, blue, black
Imprint details: one-color imprint on the front
Minimum order qty: 75
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The only thing that should burn this holiday season is logs on a fire. Keep your recipients’ hands protected with this durable, 100% cotton canvas oven mitt. Its diamond-patterned silicone design provides better grip when lifting items from the oven.

Ribbon Box - Small

Box colors: 34 colors available
Imprint details: one-color imprint on the outside cover of the box.
Minimum order qty: 75
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This 4” x 4” x 3” box is a cute and inventive way to save money on gift wrapping materials as the “ribbon bow” is built into the box design. This box is made with dense 20pt poster board and has a high-gloss finish. The box comes prefolded for easy storage, and has punched slits for simple assembly.

Cutting Board & Slicer Pack

Colors: wood grain board & stainless steel slicer
Imprint details: imprint is fire-branded into the cutting board surface
Minimum order qty: 12
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This is a grand gift for those who want to impress. This set includes a half block of mild Wisconsin cheddar cheese, a 5-oz stick of Maple Ridge Farms famous beef summer sausage, a 2-oz box of Bremner sesame wafers, and a reusable cheese slicer and fire-branded cutting board that can be used year-round.

Cotton Cooking Apron

Strap colors: black, red, royal blue, navy
Imprint details:
one-color imprint on the front pocket
Minimum order qty:
 50
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Help your recipients keep their holiday party attire clean from cooking splatters with this 100% cotton apron featuring a large front pocket perfect for holding menus and utensils.

Imprinted Ribbon

Ribbon colors: 26 colors available
Imprint details: one-color, continuous imprint on the front of the ribbon at 2" intervals
Minimum order: 1
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Make any gift Utah-themed with imprinted ribbon. This premium satin ribbon is 5/8” wide and continuously features your imprint over 100 yards. Order as little as one spool—perfect for a tight budget.

Student-Themed Items

Full-Color Cleaning Cloth

Imprint details: full-color imprint on the front of the cloth
Available cloth colors: white (with full-color imprint)

With students spending most of their time on their laptops, this cleaning cloth is the perfect gift to remove fingerprints from screens, phones, and glasses! What's unique about this item is you can print your design on the cloth's entire 5" x 5" front surface! Your design can include pictures of your program, logos, graphics, emojis, inspiring quotes—the options are endless.

Camera Cover & Screen Cleaner

Imprint area: one-color imprint on the front
Available cover colors: red, black, blue, green, white

What's worse: thinking your camera's off during a Zoom session, or some hacker accessing your camera and watching you without your knowledge? Give students the gift of privacy with this camera cover. It fits perfectly over laptop, desktop, and front-facing smartphone cameras. It also features a cleaning pad that will easily wipe off smudges from screens.

Bright Post-it Flag Set

Imprint details: one-color imprint on the front cover
Available booklet colors: red, blue, natural, white, silver, black

Help students study with a set of bright adhesive flags perfect for tagging notable pages in textbooks. Each booklet comes with five colored post-it flags and is small enough to easily carry inside backpacks, computer bags, purses, and binders.

Cord Wrap for Headphones

Imprint details: one-color imprint on the front
Available cord wrap colors: pink, purple, blue, lime green, red, orange, white, black

Cordless AirPods are nice to own, but this luxury item is sometimes not in the budget for a struggling student. Regular headphones are fine, but they tend to get tangled when not in use. The perfect solution—this cord wrap organizer! Its small, flat design makes it ideal for mailing campaigns and gifts.

Metal Whistle Keychain

Imprint details: white laser-engraved imprint on the front
Available whistle colors: red, purple, blue, green

Help students feel safe with this durable, loud, aluminum metal whistle. It's mounted on a keychain and can easily attach to a set of keys, a backpack, or a purse. It is the perfect tool to get attention quickly or as an extra safety measure when walking around at night.

Card Caddy Smartphone Wallet

Imprint details: one-color imprint on the front
Available caddy colors: translucent red, trans. blue, trans. lime green, white, black

Make it easy for your students to hop on the tracks or purchase school supplies. This card caddy secures one card like a UCard or debit card to the back of a smartphone for easy access.