New Promotional Items – Editor’s Picks of Hottest New Products

Updated on 12/5/19

Choosing our favorite new promotional items feels a bit like being asked who our favorite child is—they’re all beautiful and special in their own way and there’s just no way you can choose! Buttt…we’re here to do the hard work so you don’t have to.

We’ve combed through all of our hot promotional products for December and picked what is absolutely going to make your business stand out this season. Missed October’s picks? They’re listed after December!

Here’s what we’ll be covering:

New Custom Pens at National Pen

Of course we had to start our new promotional items roundup with custom pens—who do you think we are?!

New Stylus Pens

A personalized stylus pen always comes in handy when you’re swiping, scrolling, and clicking on your phone. These new promotional products not only feature a stylus, but a pen as well, so you’ll be offering recipients a 2-in-1 gift. Plus, with code STYLUSPENS, you’ll save 10%!

Full Color Inkjet Iridescent Basilia Stylus Pen

What a stunner, right? The iridescent barrel of this promotional pen set it far apart and the colors are just as unique as your company.

Available colors: assorted, blue, light green, purple, rose pink, and teal.

Full Color Inkjet Bright Soft Touch Hughes Gel Stylus Pen

A capped stylus pen with gel ink is hard to find. But we’ve combined all those great features plus added a full color imprint, making this one of the hottest promotional items right now.

Available colors: assorted, green, light blue, orange, pink, red, royal blue, and yellow.

Full Color Inkjet Soft Touch Maria Stylus Gel Pen

Check out that cool ridged grip and the bright colors on the Maria Stylus Pen. Plus, it’s a National Pen Exclusive, meaning you won’t find this pen anywhere else!

Available colors: assorted, blue, green, light blue, red, and yellow.

Gel Ink Pens

Gel ink pens are the hottest promotional items right now thanks to the smooth, rich lines you achieve when writing with them.

Full Color Inkjet Soft Touch Asafa Gel Pen

We have a good feeling about this newbie, and it’s because of all its unique features: a sleek black barrel and cap, soft touch feel, and pop-of-color top. Oh, and, did you see that full color logo?

Available colors: assorted, blue, gray, green, pink, red, and yellow.

New Ballpoint Pens

We’re always adding ballpoint pens to the mix because just about everyone loves a good ballpoint. They’re new promotional products with a familiar feel.

GreatGlide Pen

The name says it all—the GreatGlide Pen offers a smooth-writing experience along with a cool, smoke barrel that’ll grab everyone’s attention.

Available colors: assorted black, blue, green, and red.

New Promotional Pens with Cool Features

When you’re talking about hot promotional products, you need to come with some cool features. And we’ve done just that. Check it out…

Full Color Inkjet Kya Pen with Twisted Barrel

With a three-sided barrel that twists slightly, the Kya is a unique new promotional item with an even more attractive price.

Available colors: assorted, black, blue, green, pink, red, and white.

New Drinkware

Let’s sip to your success! Custom mugs, cups, and glasses are always popular promotional items thanks to their usefulness and range of prices that fit within any budget.

New Custom Mugs

It seems fitting that we’re adding more custom coffee mugs as the weather is changing. Your customers, employees, or prospects will love cozying up with this new mug (and your branding!).

14 oz. Stainless Steel Noe Camp Mug with Lid

What’s old is new again, as with the case with camp mugs. The retro style is now one of the hottest promotional products right now, and the Noe Camp Mug will keep cold beverages hot for eight hours and cold for up to 16 hours.

Available colors: black, blue, gray, red, and white.

14 oz. White Kenn Mug

Sometimes you need a classic white mug, and when the occasion calls, Kenn is here for you. It’s a new promotional product that won’t ever let you down.

Available color: white.

14 oz. Adair Ceramic Mug

The large handle is what we think you’ll love about the Adair Ceramic Mug.

Available colors: black, cobalt blue, and red.

16 oz. Two-Tone Maren Ceramic Bistro Mug

Big pours are welcome in this mug. And how cool is the two-tone look?

Available trim colors: black, blue, lime green, and red.

Full Color Inkjet 16 oz. Ree Stainless Steel Travel Mug

Vacuum-sealed, double insulated, full color logo—the Ree does it and has it all.

Available colors: chrome, black, blue, red, and white.

New Water Bottles

Get prepped for those “new year, new you” promotions with water bottles that promote healthy habits.

17 oz. Stainless Steel Nyla Water Bottle

Modern. Sturdy. Fashionable. The Nyla is a hot promotional product we’ve been dying to show you!

Available colors: black, light blue, silver, and white.

17 oz. Insulated Firth Water Bottle

The Firth keeps beverages hot for 12 hours and cold for 24, need we say more?

Available colors: black, chrome, and white.

New Tech Promotional Items

Tech is always trending, and it also keeps your company looking up to date. Snag one (or two!) of these new promotional items and prepare for the compliments.

Ian 3-in-1 Charging Cables with Metal Latch Ring

Save your customers, employees, and prospects from a dying battery with this 3-in-1 charger. Comes with a USB cable and two charging cables.

Available colors: black and silver.

Full Color Inkjet LED Extendable Flashlight Keychain

When this promotional flashlight is extended, it lights up the barrel!

Available trim colors: assorted, black, blue, gunmetal, and red.

New Gift Sets

With the holidays right around the corner, we had to drop some ready-to-give presents everyone on your list will enjoy.

Full Color Inkjet Executive Alpha Pen & Flashlight Gift Set

This hot promotional product combines two best-sellers: the famous Alpha Pen and the Soft Touch LED Flashlight Keychain. We imprint both products and the box with your logo.

Accent Gel Pen & Lucina 4-Ink Pen Gift Set

All their writing needs will be covered in this gift set. One pen offers gel ink, while the other offers four colors of ballpoint.

Full Color Inkjet Notebook & Poppy Pen Gift Set

Hand these out and know that your full color logo is going to be seen day after day.

New National Pen Coupons on Promotional Products

After showing you the hottest promotional products right now, it would be downright mean if we didn’t give you some coupons. Enjoy these savings and make your marketing budget stretch a little bit more!

Free Shipping & Setup for New Customers

Get access to exclusive, one-time-only savings on promotional products with code FREE. Available on new customer orders of $99 or more.

Up to 75% Off Clearance Plus FREE Setup

Save twice with up to 75% off clearance items and FREE setup.

10% Off Computer Accessories

Enjoy 10% off tech items like USB drives, stylus pens, and more with code TECH.

10% Off Stylus & Stylus Pens

Save on our most popular stylus pens with code STYLUSPENS.

10% Off Tote Bags

Bag 10% off tote bags with code TOTE.

October’s New Promotional Items

Full Color Inkjet Pens

What makes these hot promotional products, well, hot? We imprint your logo or business name in full color, giving your contact information the focus that it deserves.

Full Color Inkjet Netta Pen


We like to think the bright colors on the grip and top of the pen act as blinking lights pointing people to look at your full color logo.

Available grip colors: black, blue, gray, green, orange, red, and assorted.

Full Color Inkjet Louisa Pen


When you combine crisp white with bright accents and your full color logo, you have a promotional product winner.

Available trim colors: blue, green, orange, purple, and assorted.

Gel Ink Pens

Gel ink pens are the hottest promotional items right now thanks to the smooth, rich lines you achieve when writing with them.

Full Color Inkjet Bright Newport Gel Pen


Full color imprint and gel ink? Two favorites come together in this new promotional item.

Available barrel colors: blue, green, light blue, orange, red, and yellow.

Maria Gel Pen


The bright barrel accented by the black grip and clear cap make this one modern promotional item.

Available colors: blue, gray, green, light blue, red, white, and yellow.

New Stylus Pens

Bright Soft Touch Diamond Stylus Pen


The barrel that coordinates with the stylus makes the Diamond Stylus Pen a sure standout.

Available barrel colors: blue, green light blue, orange, red, yellow, and assorted.

Abis Stylus Pen


With a shiny metallic barrel and a long-lasting laser engraved imprint, the Abis is perfect for any industry or non-profit.

Available barrel colors: blue, gunmetal, red, and assorted.

Welcome These New Pens to the Family

When we have a hot promotional product on our hands, we create different versions of it to ensure we’re offering enough variation for every person. This month, we’ve introduced the Kalen family of pens, and we have a feeling it’s going to be a winner.

Soft Touch Kalen Pen


The Kalen features sleek lines, black trim, and a unique click-top. Oh, and a super comfortable soft touch grip!

Available colors: black, light blue, navy blue, red, white, and assorted.

Soft Touch Black Kalen Pen with Mirrored Imprint


All the features of the Kalen are here, but we’ve also added a silver mirrored imprint to the black barrel. This one has a definite wow factor.
Fall’s It Color: Rose Gold

You’ve seen it on the iPhone, you’ve seen it on jewelry, but have you seen rose gold on pens? A lot of hot promotional products take something that’s popular in fashion and other industries and use it in a different way to highlight your business. These rose gold beauties will keep you top of mind for sure.

Soft Touch Arlington Pen with Rose Gold Mirrored Imprint


Not only does this new promotional item have rose gold trim, but it also has a new imprint style—your logo or contact info will be featured in mirrored rose gold, which shines beautifully when the light hits it.

Available barrel colors: black, blue, red, silver, gunmetal, and white.

Mineral Alpha Soft Touch Stylus Pen with Rose Gold Trim


The understated barrel colors of this pen let the rose gold trim really shine through.

Available barrel colors: gunmetal, rose gold, silver and assorted.
New Drinkware

New Custom Mugs

11 oz. Ceramic Naomi Tapered Mug


When you need a classic and affordable ceramic mug, Naomi is your girl. The bright white is the perfect backdrop for your imprint, which we offer in many colors.

New Cups & Glasses

You’ll see a theme here with these new promotional products—they’ll add a little boozy fun to whatever promotion you’re running!

16 oz. Reusable Run Stadium Cup


Bye, disposable party cups! Hello, reusable party cups! These sturdy, dishwasher-safe cups will the life of the party, which in turn, places your brand at the center of the fun.

Available colors: black, neon green, neon orange, red, royal blue, yellow, white, hot pink, coral, light blue, and aqua.

16 oz. Nina Stemless Tritan™ Plastic Wine Glass


Hosting a party or picnic? These wine sippy glasses (but way more chic than the kids’ version) will become your new go-to giveaway. Fun fact: the Tritan™ plastic is super sturdy, reusable, BPA-free and won’t absorb any colors or odors.

Available colors: black, blue, light blue, raspberry, red, and white.

Catherine O.

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