Custom advertising lanyards: 7 things you need to know

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Once you’ve decided to buy promotional lanyards for your company, there are still a few things to consider. What material should they be made of, what should the buckle be, and what technique print techniques are the best? To answer these questions, we’ve collected 7 things you need to know about custom lanyards in one article.

If this is your first time purchasing promotional lanyards for your business, you may not know what order details to focus on.

Modern advertising lanyards come in many forms and varieties: they are made of various materials, with all kinds of prints made using a few printing techniques. So how do you choose the right advertising lanyard for yourself? Before you decide to choose a specific product, consider 6 important issues.

7 things you need to know about advertising lanyards

1. Material

Promotional lanyards come in many different forms. Before placing an order, you need to choose the right material, printing technique, and graphic style.

The most popular type of accessory is a polyester advertising lanyard with a sublimation print. If you are looking for a proven solution, don’t hesitate to choose it. If, on the other hand, you put environmental issues first, check out the offer of eco-friendly lanyards made of paper. Lanyards with buckles will allow you to detach your badge without having to remove it from your neck.

Lanyards with a buckle
Lanyards with a buckle

Lanyards with your print let you express your support for any idea. Neon lanyards with safety instructions will prove their worth both in the office as well as in medical facilities and construction sites. If you are looking for something original, you can choose braided lanyards, lanyards with embroidered prints, or leashes made of imitation leather.

2. Length and width

Before choosing the right advertising lanyard for your business, you still need to specify its length and width. The standard length of the lanyard is either 450mm or 500mm. The length of the short leash is 100 or 150 mm. The available widths of the advertising lanyards are 10, 15, 20, or 25 mm.

A woman at a business conference with an advertising lanyard

3. Safety buckles

Advertising lanyards can be equipped with a safety buckle. This solution additionally increases the safety of the person wearing it around the neck. If someone pulls the lanyard with the buckle, it will break off automatically, protecting the person from injury. If your priority is safety in the workplace, be sure to choose advertising lanyards with buckles. Such accessories are indispensable in hospitals, schools, security facilities, courts, and prisons.

Lanyard with safety buckle
Lanyard with safety buckle

4. Hooks

Promotional lanyards have different hooks. The end of the leash may have a bead on it, it may be sewn or crimped. Our offer also includes custom lanyards with two carabiners (e.g. for carrying a phone case), special GSM lanyards, and even lanyards with a bottle holder.

Lanyard with ski pass
Lanyard with ski pass

5. Handle

If you want to attach a service badge or ID card to your lanyard, you will need a specific holder. Check out the advertising lanyards with various holders we have in our offer: a key holder and a simple hook, a clip, a swivel hook, or a telephone hook. Promotional lanyards with a bottle holder, which can be attached to trousers or a backpack, are also an interesting solution.

Lanyard with a water holder
Lanyard with a water holder

6. Prints

There are several factors you need to consider before choosing an advertising lanyard for your business. One of them is the color of the promotional accessory. If you want to order a personalized lanyard, you can put graphics, text, or both on it. It is also important to decide in which technique the prints are going to be made: sublimation or screen printing.

Student in a lanyard with an ID

7. Price

The last thing you need to consider, of course, is the price. Before making an order, you need to decide what price-to-value proportion is optimal for you. If you decide to pay a little more, you can be sure that you will receive the highest quality product. In such a case, it will successfully serve your employees for the next few years.

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