It is estimated that more than three working days – or 24.6 hours – each year is spent making cups of tea and coffee2, making tea breaks an important part of office culture today. While workers are enjoying their morning ‘pick me up’ what better way to get your brand seen; during a break, at their workstation or in a staff room, every day! Just take a look around your office right now – how many branded mugs do you see?
With such a wide and varying selection of promotional mugs available we have hand selected our top picks to help you find the right one for marketing your brand … so what are you waiting for put the kettle on and continue reading ….
#1 Don’t fade away - The Duraglaze Durham PhotoMug
You might not know that consumers hang onto Promotional Merchandise for an average of 6.6 months3 so the last thing you want is for your marketing message to fade away with time. Independent tests show that all other PhotoMugs fade and delaminate after as little as 50 washes - that's only 5 weeks' worth of dishwashing in a typical office environment. Duraglaze has been tested to over 2000 washes, it simply doesn't fade4 - it is also 100% dishwasher proof!
Using the print technique of dye sublimation (computer printer uses heat to transfer dye onto mug) the photo quality print gives stunning visual results of your image. Minimum orders start at just 144 units and with costs as little as £2.94*per mug this one of the best value, long lasting Photo Mugs on the market.
*Cost based on 504 units
#2 Reinforce your brand – Durham Halo Effect Earthenware Mug
New for 2017, make this your first choice if you are a business start-up or refreshing your brand. This Halo Effect print is a stylish way to launch a new corporate identity and/or colours or simply just to add a final highlight to your marketing campaign. Your Pantone colour is simply applied to the rim of any of our mug styles (please ask the Kidd Promo team for the various mug styles available), which you can choose to complement or contrast with your mug design.
Add value with a custom Pantone matched or full-colour presentation box, with window option, making this a perfect Corporate Gift or equally a Promotional Giveaway choice. Minimum orders start at just 72 units, with costs starting from £2.74*.
*Cost based on 180 units
#3 How Green is your coffee? - Americano
Sustainable, natural, green, eco-friendly, recyclable, biodegradable, environmental, compostable ...
Businesses over the years have taken huge steps to present a sustainable green business approach targeting the ever-growing “green” consumer and that is why this bestselling, British-made, Americano Thermal Mug is perfect for the eco-conscious business. Send a message not only about your business but about your brand values.
More than 8,000 takeaway coffees are drunk by Britons every day, with a massive 2,500,000,000 thrown away a year – that’s 5,000 every minute! What’s more, did you know that fewer than 1/400 cups are being recycled?5
This eco-friendly, coffee lover alternative provides a solution to tackle the mountain of coffee cups going into landfill every year whilst also providing a prime opportunity for your logo to be seen out and about every day. Choose from a range of styles; Primo, Medio and Grande with a Brite option allowing for a full-colour print. This range also benefits from being BPA free and top rack dishwasher safe. Minimum orders start as low as 120 units and costs start from £3.12 per unit - help the environment and your brand identity!
#4 No Nonsense – Cambridge, Bell & Sparta Mugs
We understand the pressures of tight deadlines and budget restrictions of businesses today which is why the Cambridge, Bell and Sparta Mugs have made it into our top picks as the foolproof, value mug! With costs starting as little as £1.43 per unit these are our perfect low-cost choice without skimping on the quality or features. Made from earthenware, this collection is one of the best hardwearing, durable mugs on the market today with a generous print area available on the Cambridge & Sparta mugs. Perfect for everyday use and if you are looking for a low-cost mug with a point of difference choose the Sparta which features a stylish square handle.
About Kidd Promo
Kidd Promo has been supplying promotional merchandise and corporate clothing for 27 years throughout the UK & Europe. Originally formed in 1990 as Kidd Personalised Products, in 2015 they rebranded to Kidd Promo to more accurately reflect their services. Kidd Promo is a 10 year accredited member of the BPMA (British Promotional Merchandise Association). As a member Kidd Promo follow the BPMA code of conduct ensuring standards are met at the highest level – and their 10-year mark guarantees they are financially sound.
Kidd Promo is an independent trading name of James F Kidd & Son Ltd, a family run business established in 1928.
1 BPMA (British Promotional Merchandise Association) survey 2013 / https://bpma.co.uk/bpma-whats-on-your-desk-survey-results
3 Advertising Speciality Institute
4 2013 BPMA (The British Promotional Merchandise Association)
5 SPS (EU) Ltd War on Waste - The Americano Mug fights the war on waste!