Popular Promotional Items In 2019

Choosing the right promotional products to promote your brand can be overwhelming as there are a magnitude of items to choose from. So, what we have done is looked through our orders from last year and found some of the most popular items our customers ordered from us.

Here are some of our popular promotion items



Promotional awards and promotional trophies are a high-quality item that comes in a variety of styles. This makes them ideal for thanking and rewarding employees for outstanding performance. Branded awards can also be used for students who are graduating or have demonstrated exceptional behaviour or achievements. So, whether you are a business, charity, school or a football team who has an award ceremony coming up, there are plenty of awards available for you.

Glass Star Award Personalised Glass Star Award

This British made exquisite star award can be personalised with a logo and/or wording. Available in single units and presented in a box with black foam lining. Making a fantastic unique achievement gift. 

Engraved Crystal AwardSapphire Blue Optical Crystal Award

This clear and sapphire blue optical crystal award is a modern, yet classic looking award made in the UK. This award is available in 3 sizes so are perfect for a trio of awards e.g. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize. Again, this award comes in its own presentation box.


    Business cards

When choosing business cards there are a few things to remember before; 1. First impressions count, so is this the best business card to showcase your business? 2. Ensure your contact details are easy to follow and clear. 3. Are you making the most of your business card? Does it stand out? Could you utilise the space for something e.g. appointment card?  We offer quality business cards that are available in a range of thicknesses and finishes making them unique to your brand.

Matt Laminated Business cardsMatt Laminated Business Cards

Our bestselling business cards during 2019 and in general is the 450gsm matt laminated double-sided business cards. Quantities starting from 250 and ranging up to 10000. These cards are simple and elegant, the matt laminated finish gives a professional finish.

Seeded Paper Business Cards

Seed Paper Business CardsThe other business card which is starting to become popular mainly due to its eco appeal is the seeded paper business card.  These business cards come in the same size as standard business cards (85mm x 55mm) and are made from post-consumer material and are embedded with seeds, making them biodegradable but also can be planted and the seeds will develop and grow. These cards are an easy way to break the ice when networking or handing out business cards, get the conversation going and be remembered in a positive way.  



Many people will want umbrellas but want them cheap, but unfortunately most cheap umbrellas are… well cheap in quality. So, for us it is about finding the Bedford Black Umbrellabalance that can match budget and quality for our customers. We have years of experience with umbrellas, so the sales team knows what works and what doesn’t!

Bedford Black Umbrella

The Bedford Black Umbrella is the most popular seller not only out of the Bedford range but overall in 2019. It is an affordable yet of good quality umbrella. The Bedford black is a UK made umbrella, with Windproof Iron stem for increased stability. Due to be being made in the UK it allows for different Pantone and branding options for the 8 panels. As well as this there are many extras to choose from at additional costs, making each umbrella unique.



Branded notebooks are always a popular item, but different styles will come and go, also certain businesses will want a certain style. It is estimated by the BPMA that 40% of office workers use branded notebooks either on their desks or in A5 Pink Mole Notebookmeetings. Notebooks are great for all sorts of industries, as there are so many different styles inside and out. 

A5 Mole Notebook

These were our bestselling notebooks this year, and one of our favourite notebooks here at M-four too! These A5 soft touch mole notebooks come in a huge range of colours, with different branding options; debossing (with the choice of foil blocking), full colour print or spot colour print. The best thing about this item is that it can come as duo products with



Pens are always going to be a big part of the promotional merchandise industry; the average branded pen will be used by 11 people. Pens are also available for everyone’s budgets or styles, so your brand can be in front of a large audience.Senator Nature Plus Pen

Senator Nature Plus Pen

Senator is a well-known brand of pen and offer a range of different pens. The Senator Nature plus pen is made from renewable raw materials, sugar cane. This became a big seller for us in the later part of 2019. With different print options and areas, this pen offers different branding for your logo, it also comes in a range of colours. Black ink as standard so great for those who have a black ink only policy.

Beck Ball pen

The Beck Ball Pen is a smart yet affordable pen that can be printed or engraved. Options of branding include Spot Print at 40mm x 20mm, Engraving 40mm x 10mm or Digital print 60mm x 7mm. These classic pens come in a range of colours; Amber, Black, Blue, Burgundy, Gun Metal, Green, Grey, Pink, Purple, Red, Silver, White or Yellow. These smart professional pens come in low quantities of 100, so no matter the business size or marketing campaign these classy pens can suit your brand!


    Webcam covers

Webcam covers have been a big seller for us for a few years, mainly because we work with a lot of tech-based companies. There is a huge focus in online security and privacy, which is why webcam covers can be a great giveaway. The benefits of webcam covers is that if your phone or laptop gets hacked, it blocks spying eyes and allows your brand to be in front of your audience at all times.

Corn Starch Eco Webcam Covers

Our eco corn starch webcam covers are fully biodegradable and comes on a recycled backing card which is printed full cover. So not only can you print on the webcam cover, but you have a backing card with a large print area to share your marketing message. This eco webcam cover has a MOQ of 100, and its print area is 13 x 12mm.



Not only is this our bestselling cotton shopper, but it is our best-selling bag of 2019. Cotton shopper sells have increased in recent years due to the plastic bag charge coming in and more and more of us are wanting to use reusable items

Cotton Shopper

This cotton shopper with long handles is a quality and affordable giveaway bag.Cotton Shopper With a large print area of 280mm x280mm available on both sides. Meaning the brand exposure is bigger and better.  Make this bag in line with your brand and choose from the available 12 different colours.  We also have an eco-alternative range for this bag which is 100% organic cotton and is available in 6 colours.



Tablecloths are great for exhibitions, networking events, fundraisers and social activities.  Branded tablecloths are a classy and cost-effective way to promote your brand. A large print area with custom branding and can be used time and time again. Tablecloths don’t just showcase your brand but also serve a purpose for your event or show.

Branded Tablecloth

Digitally Printed Tablecloth Our best seller is this full colour digitally printed, knitted polyester tablecloth that is available in standard sizes or can be bespoke made. The best thing about this tablecloth is the minimum quantity is 1, so if you just need one tablecloth for an event, we’ve got you covered. With a short lead time from 7 working days, it really is great for those last minute rushes.

We hope you have enjoyed looking at some of our top sellers during 2019! If you have come to a lack of idea junction for your promotional merchandise or have some ideas but not sure which product will work for you, get in touch we will be more than happy to help. We like to help understand the purpose and target audience of your marketing giveaways, so we can really get to grips with the best items that can help you and your brand!

A little tip for all our customers popular items for this year are looking to be more tech and eco based! Keep your eyes peeled and we will keep you posted.