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Top 10 Promotional Giveaways for Summer 2023
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Top 10 Promotional Giveaways for Summer 2023

Summer presents so many great marketing opportunities for your brand and the choice of giveaways is diverse. Choose promotional products that are bright, practical, quirky or a combination of all three!

People will be heading on holiday at home and abroad, spending time outdoors and relaxing on the beach. Each of these presents fantastic opportunities to display your logo far and wide.

Quite simply, summer is the perfect time to use promotional merchandise and get your brand noticed.

Here’s a look at our top 10 picks for 2023 Summer promotional giveaways.

Logo Printed Sunglasses

First, it’s the number one summer accessory – sunglasses! Whether it’s for sunny days relaxing by the pool or simply strolling around city centres, sunglasses are a summer essential.

It’s a practical promotional gift that offers your clients UV protection – which they’ll potentially wear for weeks.

At Purple Moon, we have various promotional sunglasses, from our best-selling classic range in multiple colours to our standout vibrant Rainbow Sunglasses.

Our stock promotional sunglasses can be printed on both arms with your logo and/or company name. We also offer custom-made and Pantone-matched sunglasses to elevate your brand.

Promotional Water Bottles

It’s not summer if you’re not drinking plenty of water to stay hydrated, so take advantage of the heat with promotional water bottles. Thanks to environmental concerns, people are moving away from disposable plastic water bottles; it’s all about that reusable bottle!

We have a vast range of water bottles to choose from, including low-cost sports bottles and premium metal bottles that will keep drinks cool for hours. If you’re pushed for space or prefer to travel light, you might like our value foldable bottles.

Check out some of our favourite custom-branded water bottles including eco-friendly options:

So pick your preferred style, select a colour and we’ll get your company bottles branded in express time! They are a great giveaway for employees and clients that will be used all summer and beyond.

Printed Cooler Bags

Promotional cooler bags are practical summer giveaways that are always valued and appreciated. They are perfect for camping, picnics and BBQs during the summer months, keeping food and drinks cold for hours.

With your logo printed on the bag, your clients will remember your company during times of relaxation and recreation.

Cooler bag with pen drink and pizza

Our diverse range includes everything from budget-priced cooler bags suitable for 6 cans to backpack cooler bags, which are ideal for long hikes and days out.

Printed Beach Balls

Who doesn’t love going to the beach?! As UK beaches fill up this summer, make sure your company has a presence with promotional beach balls.

Your business logo and company name will soar through the air and quite possibly drop in people’s laps!


Our personalised beach balls provide endless fun while being a floating advertisement for your business. Available in a variety of sizes, styles and vibrant colours to get your brand noticed.

Custom Branded Summer Hats

Our range of summer hats can add fun and personality to any outdoor marketing event. Students in particular love our best-selling bucket hats and our stand-out straw hats. Both are ideal for freshers’ week!

Choose promotional hats in a variety of colours and have them printed or embroidered with your company logo.

We also offer stock or custom-made buckets hats and baseball caps for adults and children.

Promotional Sunscreen Lotion

Sunscreen lotion is essential for summer, yes, even in the UK! At Purple Moon, we offer 30ml Sunscreen Lotion in a white bottle and various cap colours.

Included is a handy matching coloured carabiner, ideal for hanging on your beach tote bag.

Our promotional sunscreen lotion offers SPF25 protection and can be supplied with a printed logo or full-colour label.

Your clients and staff will appreciate a thoughtful and caring promotional gift, that will get used during the summer months – reinforcing your company name in their minds.

Printed Lip Balm Sticks

Lip balm is the perfect summer accompaniment to stop lips from drying out in the sun. The great benefit from a marketing angle, is that they are low-cost and very easy to carry around.

Your company name will literally be on people’s lips all day! Clients love our best-selling frosted lip balm stick, available in a range of fantastic colours.

Our diverse range of promotional lip balms isn’t limited to sticks though. We have lip balm cubes and even offer a compact mirror lip balm – which is ideal for travel.

Printed Frisbees 

Frisbees are perfect for days at the beach, park or outdoor company gatherings. They are nostalgic and cool in equal measure, which makes them ideal for summer marketing events.

These robust flying discs also benefit from a prominent branding area to display your printed logo.

Choose from a range of promotional frisbees including our Classic Plastic Frisbee, available in a range of colours to complement your brand.

We also offer eco-friendly frisbees, UK-made using recycled materials.

Promotional Flip Flops

If you’re searching for personal and unique summer giveaways, you’ll love our custom flip-flops! Available in various sizes, colours and materials.We’ve even introduced sustainable flip-flops to our range, made using stylish and eco-friendly cork.


Custom Branded Bottled Water

If you’re planning an exhibition or conference over the summer months, it’s worth considering custom-branded water for your event.

Although promotional water is suitable for any time of year, it’s perfect for those long hot days!

Our low-cost promotional mineral water is bottled at source from a Black Mountain spring using eco-friendly RPET bottles. They are available in 330ml or 500ml with a choice of cap styles and colours.

If you’re looking for custom mineral water for a corporate or table event, we also offer glass-bottled mineral water.

Get Ready for Summer 2023

If you’re looking for promotional products this summer, please do not hesitate to contact us. We have a wide range of branded summer and beach gifts – ideal for the UK and beyond.

So whether you’re a travel company, planning a trade show or rewarding staff – Purple Moon can assist.

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Alexia Kyprianou

Alexia Kyprianou

Alexia is the founder of Purple Moon Promotional Products and has over 25 years’ industry experience. It’s fair to say – she is a trusted authority on all things branded! Through her devotion and flexible approach to customer service, Alexia has established fantastic client relationships spanning over 15 years. Alexia views herself as more than a supplier. She is always following merchandise trends, sourcing new products and finding the best solutions for her clients’ marketing events. This mindset is ingrained within the company culture – positioning Purple Moon at the forefront of the UK promotional merchandise industry. Away from work, Alexia enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her family – she has four children!