Tips for buying printed lanyards

Lanyards comprise of a fabric cord or straps which can be used to carry IDs, badges and event tickets. There are also several attachments with you can choose for the lanyards depending on the purpose for which they are intended. Schools and colleges make use of lanyards to help them identify the students and to keep the vandalisms at bay. These are also used in offices to help differentiate employees belonging to different departments. Lanyards are also popular at corporate events and are worn by the security personnel and all those who represent the event in one way or the other.

When it comes to buying printed lanyards, it is best that you take some time to browse the different materials in which these are available. All this while, you may also have to keep in mind the width of the lanyard as well as the colors and designs.

Before you get your lanyard printed you might want to browse what kind of logo and message you would like to be printed onto it. The following are a few things that you need to keep in mind when purchasing custom lanyards for your event.

Helpful tips to consider when buying lanyards

  • The first thing that you need to keep in mind when buying a lanyard is to know what purpose it is going to be used for. If you want your employees wearing lanyards you should ensure that they are comfortable as well as durable. Since the lanyard is supposed to be worn the whole day it is best to choose lanyards which offer a bit of stretch and which would not break easily. The best choice would then be nylon or cotton lanyards. Both these materials are soft and therefore offer maximum comfort.
  • If the lanyards are being bought for people who work in healthcare sector this should be easy to identify so that patients and their attendants would know who to turn to when they require help.
  • It should also be kept in mind that nurses and doctors need to keep their hands free all day long and therefore they should be able to have all that important items close at hand. In such cases It is wise to go for retractable lanyards which are ideal to be used in sterile environment and help items stay secure in one place.
  • For lanyards used for education purposes, students need ones which would help them display their school ID or badges in the right way. Since high school students and college students have to navigate a number of buildings and have to carry a whole lot of books and laptops having a lanyard along the neck would allow them to display the ID without having to reach in the pocket.
  • Lanyards are also ideal to be used at corporate events. These lanyards can be used to display the company’s logo. This not only helps people recognize individuals belonging to a certain organization but also serve the purpose of a marketing tool.

AAC supply lanyards for companies and events.