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June 29, 2015
New range to hit the Brand Innovation shelves, our High Visibility range of work wear hold some of the best items for your corporate branding needs. 

Suitable for a multitude of environments and work types, these high visibility clothing options offer safety and security around the working world while keeping staff and worker uniform, marketing the good nature of the brand wherever possible.


Our range of industrial clothing includes:
 
  • Reflective vests
  • Hi Vis Jackets
  • Neon T Shirts
  • Reflective Body Warmers
  • Reflective Bibs
  • and more...

From a construction site to parking attendants, security and staff members, these high visibility clothes come in forms ranging from vests, bibs and golf shirts to winter jackets and fleece jerseys, giving you everything you need throughout the working environment. 

Perfect for corporate events, often used at festivals and launches, these can fulfil a whole heap of needs, ensuring clear visibility at all times no matter the weather.

One of the more popular options during the winter months, or for late night workers, the 
Reflective Jacket is a thick jacket with a concealed hood and reflective tape. 100% water and wind resistant, this high visibility jacket is the perfect safety uniform for corporate branding needs. 

A good way to ensure the safety of your work force, a clearly branded jacket can inform you as to the whereabouts of staff as well as any unofficial personnel that may be on site. 

With your logo and brand name presented proudly on one of these jackets, there is no question as to the quality and attitude of your successful brand.
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June 19, 2015
When considering branding options it is always important to note how you portray your brand image and logo. While some are willing to bend to constraints to get the gifts they prefer, we would rather see your logo presented in all its full colour glory for the best and strongest possible impact on clients and staff alike.

In celebration of colour and brilliant branding, we have put together a few items- just a taste of what’s available- that allow for full colour branding.

Items that can be branded with a full colour print:

  • Pens
  • Mugs
  • Cooler Bags
  • Flash Drives
  • Power Banks
  • Umbrellas
  • Keyrings
  • Mint Tins
  • Ear Buds
  • Phone Covers
  • And much more!

Full Colour Print on a Power Bank


The Energyblast Power Bank for example is a wonderful corporate gifting option with full colour print capabilities. This slim line power bank is compact and wonderfully handy helper that allows you to charge your mobile devices on the move.
Whether on the way to a meeting or struggling against the plight of loadshedding, a little gadget like this ensures you will never lose connection. A brilliant way to show off your corporate image, a full colour print on this awesome little portable charger looks stunning- a gift sure to be used over and over.


Full Colour Print on Memory Sticks


A Quadra Memory Stick is another branded gift option with the allowance for full colour printing. A great item for your corporate branding needs, these flip to open USB drives not only provide a useful tool in the office environment but also allow for a full colour representation of your brand that covers the front face.
A great way to promote your brand in an efficient and functional way, this is a gift idea that will certainly turn heads.


Full Colour Print on Earphones Case


The Pulsate Earbuds, in their stylish carry case, are a wonderful promotional gift option for clients and customers alike. With a selection of three bud-cover sizes to suit any ear, as well as the capabilities of a full colour print on the carry case, this is a useful gift that can be customised in the most beautiful of ways.
An all-inclusive branding option that allows you the freedom of choice, these useful items are needed wherever you may go. Give clients a branded gift that is not only stunningly branded but also something they can use day in and day out.


Full Colour Printing on a Pen Set


A Trendy Writing Set is not only entirely useful but also serves as a brilliant branded corporate gift with allowance for a full colour, vibrant print of your choosing.
Complete with two pens, one pencil and two highlighters this is a comprehensive office kit that will always be of use. A gift that looks awesome when branded with a full colour print, this can be made to look and feel like the brand it represents. A brilliant solution to full colour branding dilemmas.


Full Colour Printed Coffee Mugs


The Kaffeine Mug is a two tone, ceramic mug that can be branded to your liking. A mug with a colour inner, this a wonderful corporate gift option to be matched to your brands look and feel. With full colour branding capabilities on the body of the mug, this is a brilliant and efficient way to market your brand. Whether given to staff as office crockery or gifted to guests at promotional events, a full colour, branded mug is a sleek and stylish answer to your corporate branding problems.

Brand in the right way with a full colour print- the best way to show off your fun loving and youthful brand image to the world.

With these promotional items as your branded gift options there is no doubt as to the ethos your company radiates.
 
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June 16, 2015
A perfect branded gift for this modern, technology driven age of business and interaction, a custom branded smart phone cover and protector makes for a useful and functional gift that can be used day in and day out.

A promotional item appreciated by most, this not only gives recipients a way to protect their phone, but can also serve as a constant reminder of your brand image every time they use their phone.

Our Phone Cover Sizes: 
  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 6
  • Galaxy S5

With covers available for a collection of smartphone dimensions,  to be exact, these make for a wonderful and thoughtful corporate gifting option.

A quick and easy solution to corporate branding and promotion, smart phone covers can be client gifts or even promotional products at events, giving a gift that can be used every day, not only keeping their phone safe but also showing how it is your brand that does so.

Full Colour Printing on Phone Covers

With allowance for full colour prints on a large area, these nifty covers offer a platform from which to convey a strong and clear brand message to the world.

A branded item that everyone has need for in this modern, smart phone riddled world, putting your custom look and feel on something like a phone protector speaks volumes to the attitude of your brand- fresh and vibrant- while the functionality of it all means your clients’ smart phones are kept safe and stylish while consistently promoting your brand.

A way of marketing your brand across the board, covering markets of all shapes and sizes, these awesome smart phone covers can be used by anyone- a completely relevant corporate gift.

Perfect for corporate events or promotional giveaways, these fairly cost effective gifts are an ideal way of spreading your brand image, a way to passively market your brand through your clients. Building on public association, a gift like this links your brand to people in the public domain, allowing for a relationship rather than just a transaction when it comes to products and purchases.

A perfect way to convey your brand image to the world, a useful and good looking gift can gibe you all the exposure you need.
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June 01, 2015
Year End Corporate Gifts are a way to say thank you to your clients and staff for a wonderful year of hard work and success. Giving these gifts are important for any business, so we are here to help you choose the perfect end of year gift to suit your needs.

At Brand Innovation we have a LARGE variety of gifts to choose from, and browsing through these thousands of products might seem a bit daunting, but we are here to help. 

Based on what you require, we can put together a smaller selection of gifts to choose from, especially for you.

When looking for year end gift options, you need to keep the following things in mind;
  • What is your budget per unit?
  • How many units do you need?
  • What type of branding do you require?

Any extra information that you could give us will make the gift options even more customized to your needs. Do you have a theme for the event? Do you need mens, womens or unisex gifts? Are you looking for something new and funky or something more elegant and classic?

Please let us know what you need from the above questions and we can provide you with a selection of great gifts to choose from.

Be prepared ahead of time and get your end of year gifts now. That way, when the year comes to a close you don't have to stress about quickly finding a gift that is still in stock.

Contact us via email, or give us a call on 0861 111 954 to speak to one of our friendly sales consultants. We look forward to assisting you!

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May 27, 2015
Creative Corporate Gifts for Load Shedding - Having a fresh, innovative marketing strategy is the key to keeping your brand at the forefront of your client's minds. This means constantly having to come up with new, trendy and modern ideas to wow your clients.

One very effective marketing strategy is handing out promotional products or corporate gifts branded with your company logo. This is especially effective if the gift received is something new and unique!

At Brand Innovation, we always try to give you the latest and greatest promotional products to give to your clients. Lately, with all the load shedding and power outages being experienced in South Africa, any items that feature a light or power theme have been VERY popular.

That is why we have put together some creative load shedding gift ideas for you;

  • Rechargeable Lamps
  • LED Light Switch - BRAND NEW
  • 10 000 mAh Power Bank
  • Solar Chargers

These items are ideal for keeping you charged and light up during a black out.

Rechargeable Lamps


These are very high quality, rechargeable lamps that are invaluable during load shedding but can also be used as camping lanterns or just as a handy extra light. Our lamp is available in a single unit or in sets of two and can be branded with your logo. Each light has a range of specs you can go read here and they are SABS approved. 


LED Light Switch


This items is a very exciting little gadget that is brand new in South Africa! It is an awesome portable light switch powered by 6 bright LED lights. The light is designed to look like a classic wall switch and is portable so you can stick it wherever you need. Our stock is scheduled to arrive at the end of July. 


10 000 mAh Power Bank


This is a mobile charger that you can take with you wherever you go to charge any electronic gadgets. In case you did not know, 10 000mAh means that this little device is quite powerful and can charge your phone to capacity a more than once and even charge an iPad or tablet device. Most smaller capacity chargers can only charge a phone once before needing to be recharged. This power bank will last you much longer. And just in case you need it, it also has a handy dandy LED light. 


Solar Charger


This tech gadget makes the list for being both super cool and very useful! Not only can you use this device to charge your phone during a power outage, but you can do it using only the power of the SUN. Take that Eskom! We don't need your electricity to keep our phones charged.
A solar charger is a great eco friendly product that makes a very cool gift to give to clients.


Email us now for a quote on any of these great items.

We also have a range of other handy products that you can use give as promotional gifts for load shedding, such as head lamps, solar keyrings, torch gift sets and more. Contact us for more great gift ideas.

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May 25, 2015
Parker Pens have been and still are a best seller in the world of corporate gifting. These pens are often given as business gifts for important clients or VIPs or as long service awards for employees.

Parker pen brand is well known worldwide for their high quality writing instruments that are held in high regard. This makes receiving a Parker pen as a gift a great honour and an experience that your clients won't quickly forget.

Brand Innovation is a proud supplier of Parker pens in South Africa. We supply specifically to the corporate market and can also have these pens branded for you.

Having your logo engraved onto a Parker shows that your company valued high quality. It is a great brand to be associated with.

We supply a wide range of pens and it might be daunting to choose from the myriad of options available; that is why we present to you our top sellers.

TOP 3 Parker Pens:


  • Parker IM Stainless Steel Chrome Trim
  • Parker Jotter Colour Pen
  • Parker Urban Ballpoint Pen

Each of these pens above are presented in individual Parker gift boxes, making then the ideal pre-packaged gifts to give to clients as end of year gifts.

The IM is also available in a range of different finishes, such as the Gold pen in the image above. This is often a good choice if you are looking for long service awards.

Order your engraved Parker pens now and avoid disappointment at the end of the year.

For other great year end gift ideas, click here.




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May 19, 2015
Emergency Lights for Load Shedding - How often have you experienced load shedding in the past year? Worst of all is when it strikes unexpectedly and you have no time to prepare the candles and get everything ready for the dark.

Well we have a great product to make sure you always have some light to shine on the subject: our awesome rechargeable emergency lights.

This is a compact, ultra bright LED lantern that is ideal for use during power outages or as a camping light. 

This Rechargeable Light Has Two Functions:

4 LED Flash Light Function
in which only the top 4 lights are on. This is ideal for if you need targeted or limited lighting and is also great for when you want to preserve battery power. The Flash Light Function has a runtime of 100 hours.

24 LED Lantern Function in which the top 4 as well as the bottom 20 lights are on. This is for when you need to light up a larger area. This is perfect for use in the house to illuminate a room when the power is out. The Lantern Function has a runtime of 50 hours.

These are high quality and trusted emergency lights that are SABS approved.
Giving your clients such a great and functional item as a corporate gift will definitely be something that they appreciate for years to come.

Features of our Rechargeable Lights:

  • Built-in discharge protection circuit
  • Built-in overcharge protection circuit
  • The LED Life is 10,000 working hours
  • Registered silver reflector 200% brighter surround light distribution
  • 220V AC Charger
  • 12V Cigarette Lighter Adaptor
Be prepared for the next round of load shedding in your area by ordering these fantastic lights. We can brand these lanterns with your company logo.

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April 28, 2015
Branded Mugs - Looking for a great promotional gift for your staff this winter? A cool coffee mug and spoon set is great option that is sure to be very popular with your employees.

Coffee consumption is a big part of any work day, and having a unique mug to drink from makes the experience even better. Giving your employees a cool branded mug will definitely brighten their day, and adding a fun or inspirational printed message is a great way to keep them motivated.

A branded coffee mug makes a great promotional desk gift that will stay on your desk and be used often. Printing a mug with your logo is a sure-fire way to keep your company top of mind.

For clients, this can serve as a constant reminder of your company and if you add your contact details it can even become a business card of sorts.

For your staff, a mug branded with the company logo can become a symbol of pride and help inspire brand loyalty.

Our Top 3 Mugs:


These best seller mugs are the most popular options that we have. Our clients order them again and again and are always very happy with the product. 

Two of our more unique mugs are the colour changing mug and the chalk mug. If your are looking for a creative gift, try one of those options.

To get a quote on any of these mugs branded with your logo, please email us now. 

We can print all over mugs, including on the inside, underneath, on the handle and the exterior.
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April 20, 2015
Polo Clothing South Africa - Brand Innovation is proud to be a supplier of the Polo South Africa range of products in South Africa.

Polo is a well known and highly regarded brand in South Africa, known for their high quality clothing, handbags and other accessories. Our brand new range of Polo products include;

  • Polo Shirts for men and women
  • Polo Double Mercerised Golf Shirts
  • Polo Blouses for women
  • Polo Lounge Shirts for men
  • Polo V-Neck Jersey

These clothing items are all high end, executive products that would make an excellent addition to your company uniform. Having your logo branded alongside the Polo pony logo is sure to show your clients that you believe value quality products.

We will also be adding some great Polo branded writing instruments to our product catalogue shortly. View our Polo South Africa brand page to see our range of products on offer.

We can embroider your company logo on these great clothing items.

Order your Polo Clothing Now!


Did you know that there is a difference between Polo SA and Polo Ralph Lauren?

The Polo SA brand is easily recognizable thanks to the iconic pony logo, however it is often confused with the international Polo Ralph Lauren brand. The distinguishing feature is the direction in which the pony logo is pointing; Polo SA points right and Polo Ralph Lauren points left.

For more information on the origins of the South African brand you can read the brand history.


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April 16, 2015
Fleece Jackets are a great addition to any company uniform, and we supply these great US Basic Houston Fleece Jackets in South Africa.

What makes a fleece jacket so popular is that they are very versatile clothing items. These zip up sweaters are light enough that they can be worn underneath a jacket for those extremely cold days, yet light enough to be worn even in warmer weather.

A great corporate clothing jacket to wear all year round! 

This jacket can be branded with a beautiful embroidered logo and is available in mens and womens styles to suit all your employees. We even supply the Houston kids fleece jacket option.

Features of the US Basic Houston Jacket

  • Weight 280 g/m2
  • 100% anti-pill treated polyester
  • elastic cuffs and elastic hem
  • two front pockets
  • black contrasting inner collar
These are available in seven different colours; navy, black, grey, white, red, khaki and blue

Order your branded fleece jackets now.

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