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76 Ways Custom Lapel Pins Are Used

Posted May 25, 2020

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76 Ways Custom Lapel Pins Are Used

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Custom lapel pins are one of the most widely used promotional products across every market and industry.  They are literally everywhere.  

We believe this so much that we have assembled a list of 78 ways lapel pins are used – from A to Z.  This only scratches the surface, it’s up to you to see how they can influence your business, cause, club or association and add it to the list.

Awareness Ribbon pins – think breast cancer awareness.

Ask Me pins – how do I get a free pizza?

Anniversary pins – 5, 10, 15, 25-year anniversary recognition.

B

Book Club pins – I met the man of my dreams last night in chapter 5.

Balloon pins – Nothing more beautiful than a colorful, hot air balloon pin

Beauty Pageant pins – promote Miss Rodeo 2020!

Conference Trading pins – give a pin at your next conference and never be forgotten.

Club pins – 4H, Lions Club, FBLA, Robotics Club

Curling Club pins – who would have thought they are a big with curling teams.

Donor Gift pins – say thank you for that $1000 donation, small things say big thanks.

Destination pins – where do you want to remember you have been?

Destination Imagination Trading pins – design, trade, win.  It’s a big deal.

E

Election Campaign pins – who are you supporting in the next election?

Emoji pins – make a statement, express your emotion, wear it on a backpack.

Elementary School pins – show school spirit, every kid wants one of their school name and mascot

F

Fallen Officer pins – in memory of a fallen officer, his picture, end of war date.

Fundraiser pins – sell a pin make a buck, fund your club.

Flag pins – patriotism at its best.  Every patriot wears one.

G

Gold Anniversary pins – a classy and distinct way of being recognized.

Graduation pins – Class of 2020.

Gay Pride pins – show your pride for who you are.

H

Holiday pins – Christmas, Halloween, Veterans day.

Historical pins – 150-year anniversary of our great city.

Hotel pins – we keep things clean, a 10 every time.

I

I Heart pins – who hasn’t wanted a I heart NY pin

Incentive pins – pass this course, recognized for accomplishment.

Ice Dancing Trading pins – girly, sparkly, unique and tradeable.

J

Junior High School pins – some people want to remember junior high.

Journey pins – the music group or a trip you made.

Justice pins – scales of justice make a nice pin for many purposes.

K

Kick Starter Gift pins – a great gift for those that help fund your venture.

Krewe pins – New Orleans at its best, every Krewe king and queen have their own.

Karate pins – not just a black belt, but a pin too

L

Letter pins – what letter pin did you receive in high school?

Little League Baseball Trading pins – we like to call it trade big, win big – regardless if you won the game

LA Dodger pins – some people have made a living out selling trendy Dodger pins.

M

Marriage pins – have you ever received a wedding token from the bride and groom?

Multi-level Marketing pins – every MLM gives out pins for advancing in the company.

Medical Marijuana pins – green heart pins have seen a surge in recent years.

N

Number pins – what is your favorite number.  Mine is number 5, it is displayed on my car dash.

NASA pins – did you know every expedition to the space station has its own custom pin design?

Not for Profit pins – our best customers are not for profits, low budgets but big thank you.

O

Odyssey of the Mind Trading pins – annual competition, complete with pin trading amongst teams.

Outstanding Service pins – recognize those excellent customer service people.

Order pins – ok this isn’t a category, but you can’t write a post without asking for an order of pins.

Olympics pins – trademarked and protected, you can’t make your own, but you can certainly buy one.

Promotional Giveaway pins – at a tradeshow, give a pin to remember.

Pop Culture pins – these are big these days, typically called enamel pins.  Make a statement.

Puzzle pins – have you ever put 4 pins together to make a big pin.

Q

Quotation pins – even something as simple as quotation mark can be turned into a pin.

Quilting Club pins – turn your favorite quilt into a pin.

Question pins – ask me about…..

R

Religious pins – cross pin, bible pin, trek pin or anything religious emblem.

Restaurant pins – promote your restaurant with a pin, it lasts forever.

Reunion pins – families like unity, family crests, give a pin for a family reunion.

Swag Bag Gift pins – golf tournaments, tradeshows, special events – give a grab bag with a pin.

SkillsUSA pins – clubs and organizations always produce pins for their events.

Smiley Face pins – are you thinking Walmart, smiling is always good.

T

Trade Show pins – every trade show has pins, they are great giveaway things.        

Team pins – baseball, football, basketball, soccer, ice dancing, karate every team needs a pin.

Temple pins – temples are meaningful, many people like pins of their temple.

U

USA pins – like flag pins, USA pins promote your patriotism and connection to your country

United pins – if you want a word that connects you, get a united pin.

University pins – absolutely a must to have a pin of your university, your identity for life.

V

Volunteer pins – volunteers give so much, and get so little, a small volunteer pin goes a long way.

Veterans pins – have you ever heard of Honor Flight Pins.  They recognize veterans.

Veterinary pins – even if it is just an animal pin.

W

Wholesale pins – this is a group that sells lots of pins to their customers.  

Winter pins – what about a snowflake.

Wedding Shower pins – might be a unique thing to give out.

X

X-Men pins – movies, characters all possible to be made into pins.

X-Rated pins – these do exist but we avoid them.

X-Ray pins – I’ve seen a skeleton behind an x-ray machine made into a pin before.

Y

Years of Service pins – 5, 10, 15, 20…. Maybe even 50 years of service.

Z

Zebra pins – any animal makes a good lapel pin.

Zany pins – this might be a broad category.  There are lots of zany pins out there.  Can you think of any?

Zoo pins – maybe for a specific zoo, or a unique animal at the zoo.  Sell them, collect them.

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