You may have noticed people in public wearing wristbands with a message embossed or debossed on them. It is mostly popular amongst the youth where they are often known to be a part of awareness campaigns that are often known to make use of wristbands as promotional products. The message that these wristbands contain are known to spread like wildfire.
Organisations make use of wristbands for their promotional and branding tasks as they are comfortable, attractive as an accessory, and have a feature of being hi-vis. There are several who are known to be sceptical to opt for such promotional and demarcation options thinking it to be expensive and a waste of resources do not know about the effect it has on people and the level of awareness it creates when the right audience is targeted. Here are a few answers to commonly asked questions that people have in general.
1. Do they contribute to providing security to an event?
Well, yes it does! If you have organised an event that has restricted access and the only presence that you expect is from those who have been invited, you can provide each of the attendees with a wristband that demarcates their presence. This would allow you to keep a close eye on intruders and miscreants. It is a better option than stamping people’s hands with messy inks and missing out on most attendees especially when there is a crowd.
2. How can it keep my children safe?
You may be at a public place that is crowded, and you have your children in tow, you child can be kept safe when they wear such wristbands customised with your contact details. These bands are colourful and have hi-vis features that can easily allow you to trace your child in case you part ways in the crowd. You child too would love to wear it due to the attractive features each one of it contains.
3. I do not like the texture of the wristband, can I use something else?
Most promotional wristbands are made of the best quality material, and if you do not like the texture or the look of a particular type, you can always opt for the ones made from different material depending on the message you intend to convey and here are the options that you can choose from.
• Tyvek Bands
• Silicone or Vinyl Bands
• Plastic Bands
• Fabric Bands
4. Does the effect of the cause end after the event?
When talking about the silicone wristbands, there are several who retain the bands to be worn in future even after the event is over. This is because they are easy to wear, comfortable on the wrists, doesn’t create any skin irritations, is colourful, makes a style statement and simultaneously creating brand awareness for the future as well. Whether it concerns the youth or the elderly, everyone loves to wear something that is attractive while serving the purpose and the reason why people are wearing it.
The author Cathy Smith has had experiences with availing silicone wristbands for events and has relevant information on manufacturers who offer customised wristbands.