10 Hot Summer Prize Ideas
Updated May 3, 2019.
Need an escape? Your customers do! Summer is on their minds — and you can make their dreams come true by offering the summer prizes they want in your upcoming summer promotion.
Here are some summer prize ideas for your next sweepstakes:
Cruises, or all-inclusive trips, rank highest amongst consumers as their vacation picks. Since there are so many cruise lines and cruise budgets to pick from, you can be sure to find one that will fit your prize budget and get your customers attention!
2. Beach bags
Give your winners a beach bag full of standard beach necessities: towels, suntan lotion, sunglasses, snacks and a travel cup that will keep their beverages cold. You can even have the items branded with your company logo! These types of prizes have been extremely popular giveaways for brands in the last few summers – and consumers love them.
3. Summer reading kits
Another popular type of prize we have seen in the last few years has been a package of the newest novels by popular authors. Publishers are frequently looking to package their hot off the presses summer sizzlers, and brands can benefit from partnering with them to get more bang for their promotion buck. (And if you need help finding a publisher to furnish novel prizes, contact us for help!)
4. Amusement park tickets
Long summer nights and warmer weather mean that is must be amusement park season! What better way to reward your customers than with tickets or discount coupons to their nearest park. Many parks are also open to partnership opportunities as part of a prize package – which will help your prize budget go further.
5. Barbecue Grills
Since most consumers like to move the kitchen outdoors in the summer, what better way to appeal to them than to give away a new barbecue grill? And with this extra harsh winter this year, consumers will be extra attentive to any promotion that will keep them from salvaging last year’s model!
6. A Convertible
Make heads turn by giving away summer’s ultimate vehicle. And while you think you may not have the budget, think again – base price for a Mini Cooper convertible is less than $27,000!
7. Ice Chests
A summer cooler is the perfect giveaway – especially if they are filled with fun summer products like branded ice packs and koozies!
8. Cornhole Games
As cornhole has exploded in popularity, it has gotten easier to customize the game with your company logo. We can help you build and brand custom sets to give away.
9. Baseball Tickets
Batter up! Tickets to a local game or two, whether it’s a major or minor league team, will get your customers clamoring to enter. Or think about running a promotion in conjunction with a team to sell discounted family packages.
10. Cash and Gift Cards!
Cash is still king! Your customers can always use cash and gift cards to enhance their vacations or stay-cations.
Whether you choose a lot of smaller prizes or one big prize for your promotion, Marden-Kane can help you source items or partner with other brands for your next promotion. Contact us for help finding the right prize for you!
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