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Celebrate good times, come on! Celebrate good times, come on!
 a party goin’ on right here.
A celebration to last throughout the years.
So bring your good times and your laughter too.
We gonna celebrate your party with you.

? Kool & The Gang

You can throw a party for any occasion, including corporate retreats, trade shows or just because it’s Tuesday. But don’t forget, when planning your event, every corporate celebration is an opportunity to build brand equity. There are plenty of ways to get your logo or message in front of your guests without being too salesy. Start with these easy-to-create, engaging party themes that work for any target market!


poker chipsBet on your brand’s success with a casino themed party. This is perfect for a wide range of events, from corporate retreats, to black tie fundraisers and charity events. Why does it work? Everyone loves a game of chance and this is a great way to loosen your guests up, build some energy and excitement, and get them mingling and talking with each other.

When planning your event, don’t forget to include casino themed giveaways such as:

  • Customized Poker Chips: Imprinted poker chips can be redeemed for free drinks or special prizes at the end of the night.
  • Personalized Playing Cards: Casino themed playing cards keep the games going even after the event.
  • Branded Sunglasses: Guests can keep a perfect poker face with chic promotional sunglasses.


binocularsWe might be little biased (we do lots of work with major league sports teams!), but we think a sports theme is a home run. Whether you’re renting a suite at an NBA game, or treating  your best clients to a golf outing, sports events are a nice way to connect with your guests on a more casual level.

If you’re planning a sports themed event, consider incorporating these promotional giveaways (with your logo on them, of course!):

  • Customized Water Bottles: Imprinted drinkware will sport your message everywhere your guests go.
  • Personalized Binoculars: Market your message from every angle with imprinted sports binoculars.
  • Branded Stop Watch: Your guests will be reminded of your brand (and the event!) every time they put on their watch.


NASCAR is one of the most popular sporting events in the United States making a NASCAR-themed corporate event a fun and effective way to get your brand in front of a highly desirable audience. The NASCAR theme can be used for a sales retreat, car show, dealership event or just a race day celebration. There are plenty of ways to have fun with this theme, from the messaging (“Drive your business to success…”) to the giveaways. Here are a couple of ideas to get you started:lanyard

  • Customized Checkered Flags: Flags are a great way to generate energy and excitement at your event. Ask your sales reps to wave them when they hear an idea they like at the retreat, or give them away to children who visit your car dealership.
  • Personalized Racing Gloves: Branded driving gloves are a higher end giveaway that is perfect for your VIP guest, and would make a great giveaway for anyone test driving a luxury vehicle or attending a gathering in a corporate suite on race day.
  • Branded Lanyards: NASCAR themed lanyards are a very inexpensive item that can be used to hold name badges at a tradeshow. This is a simple, easy way to keep even the smallest details of your event on-theme!

From simple lanyards, to personalized binoculars, there are so many ways to incorporate your brand or message into your themed celebration. The key is to select items that fit within the theme of your event and are desirable enough that the recipient will keep – and use – them afterwards.

If you are planning a corporate party or event, give us a call at (401) 438-0650 and we’ll work with you on ideas for promotional giveaways that fit within your theme.

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