Trade Shows and 5 Ways to Promote Your Brand

Quality ribbons promote company brands at trade shows and other events.

The way to increase brand recognition is to increase brand exposure, and using custom ribbons with your company name or logo at trade shows can help you do just that.

Ribbons to use at trade shows to promote your bandEven within one industry, there is a lot of competition. Many companies sell similar products, and all of them are trying to convince customers to buy from them. If you want to stand out from the crowd, people need to know who you are. They need to see your logo and recognize it as yours.


What a perfect opportunity to get your name and logo out there for customers to see. Trade shows are an excellent opportunity to showcase your products and advertise your brand. Everyone there is interested in your industry and will be looking for the products which you sell.

There are a plethora of marketing tools to use to promote your brand at trade shows. An easy tool to use is ribbons. Ribbons are fun, decorative and eye-catching.

Here are five ways to use ribbons to promote your brand at trade shows.

Backdrop Decorations

Use colorful ribbon rolls to make a backdrop that will stand out. Add your company name and logo to increase brand recognition. Tie strands of ribbon onto a string to make a garland or simply let them hang down from the top of a backdrop board like a waterfall.

Ribbon Name Badges

Badge ribbons to wear at trade shows

Help customers feel comfortable talking to you by wearing a badge ribbon with your name on it. When your name is visible on your chest, people can relate to you as a person and feel they can walk up to you and ask questions. Ribbon badges also add flair to your work clothes and make you appear friendlier. You may include your company logo on the ribbon as well, but make sure your name is large enough that people can read it from afar.

Fun Giveaways

Nothing gets people coming to your booth like free stuff! But wait! First make your products look extra special by tying pretty ribbons around them. And again, make sure to add your company name and logo so that the people who receive your giveaways remember you.

Booth Displays

Another way to attract people to your booth is by having a charming table display. Use framed photos of your products or employees and tie a beautiful bow around them. Or, put flowers in a vase to give your booth a sweet-smelling aroma.

Support a Cause

Ribbons to show support of a cause at trade shows.

People love it when companies give back to the community. Show your support for a local charity with a custom ribbon that says the name of a cause or non-profit you help fund. Customize these ribbons to have the text on the ends so you can fold the ribbon into a loop and pin it to your chest.

Flower Bouquets and 4 Easy Ways to Tie Them

From school dances to weddings, personalized ribbons and flower bouquets are almost synonymous.

No matter the occasion, flowers wrapped with ribbons are a great accessory! Adding flair and dressing up bouquets may seem like a daunting task. However, with these simple ideas, you can make any floral arrangement even more elegant than you thought possible. From tying simple bows to wrapping long stems together, these ideas are perfectly paired with personalized ribbons.

using single face satin ribbon to tie flower bouquets for weddings and other eventsSimple Knot or Bow

It’s amazing what a simple bow can accomplish! From a simple floral arrangement with only a few flowers to an abundance of flowers and other additions, a small bow will make any bouquet perfect. And, there are multiple ways of presenting this simple bow. Use a small and simple ribbon tied around the bulk of the bouquet stems. Or, layer several ribbons together. Organza and satin faced ribbons are great for this effect.

using custom ribbon rolls to tie flower bouquets for weddings and other eventsWrapped Stems

Make your flowers perfect with custom ribbon rolls! Start at the top of the stems and simply wrap a ribbon around your bouquet or boutonniere stems from top to bottom. Yes, it’s just as easy as it sounds! Once you have the stems wrapped secure the ribbon with a simple tuck or glue it down. Wrapping stems is an elegant way to make your bouquet a bit more formal. This tying method is commonly used for wedding bouquets.

Integrated Ribbons and Flowers

Start this tying method by cutting strips from your custom ribbon rolls. Then, work these strips into the bouquet. Arrange them however you want to make your bouquet even more unique. Once you have worked in all the ribbon strips you want, secure the flower stems with another ribbon strip tied around them. Make this method even better with multiple colors or ribbon types. And, once you have the stems secured, tie multiple bows or weave the ribbons together around the bouquet.

using long streamers to tie flower bouquets for weddings and other eventsLong Flowing Streamers

Currently, floral cascades are trending in the wedding industry. Try taking this lovely idea to the next level with long flowing ribbon streamers to match the length of your bouquet. From delicate ribbons such as organza to flowing lengths of satin faced ribbons, customize these rolls with dates, names and any other important information about your special day. They will make a stunning difference and truly make your bouquet perfect.

Make sure your ribbons match your bouquet!

No matter the method you choose for tying your perfect bouquet, make sure you choose the right color as well. Each ribbon roll option comes with multiple color choices that will match nearly any floral arrangement you can imagine. And, don’t forget to make sure you customization matches your needs as well!

5 Ways to Make Creative Ribbon Wreaths

Learn to make fun, creative wreaths with all types of quality ribbons.

Wreaths made of rosette ribbonsRibbons are perfect for making your own wreaths; they are versatile, easy to use and come in different colors and patterns. There are countless ways to use ribbons to make a wreath so you can bring your own personal style to the table. And, that’s what makes it fun!

Bring more of your personality to wreath-making with custom ribbon rolls. Include a personalized message for your friends and neighbors to see.

Hanging a wreath on your door or in inside your home adds charm and color. Wreaths can be for a specific holiday or  for year-round decoration. Either way, they bring quality to your home.

Here are five different ways to use ribbons to make a wreath.

Rosette Ribbon

Make a unique wreath out of rosette ribbons. Hot glue the rosettes to a Styrofoam, straw or wooden wreath in whatever pattern you want. The ribbons can be spread out or close together, depending on your personal preference.

Wrapped Ribbon

The easiest way to make a wreath with ribbon is to wrap a ribbon roll around the circle until it is fully covered. Wrap the wreath in one ribbon roll or two, or as many as you want, to give it more color. Add a fancy bow on the top or bottom and let the streamers flow down in beautiful waves.

Wreaths made of ribbon stripsRibbon Strips

Here are three ways to use ribbon strips to make a wreath. Tie the strips around the wreath in simple knots. Make each strip into a pretty bow and glue each bow onto the wreath. Or take each strip and make it into a circle, then pin each circle into a Styrofoam wreath. Pieces of ribbon rolls or badge ribbons cut in half will work for all these styles.

Folded Ribbon

Unwind a spool of ribbon roll, fold it in half and hot glue the ends together so the ribbon looks double sided. Then poke a wire through the ribbon, about 1.5 inches from one end. Accordion fold the ribbon, poking the wire through every 3 inches of ribbon. Once all the ribbon is on the wire, glue the ends together to make the last fold and connect the wire ends with electrical tape. Use any ribbon to hang.

Star-Shaped Ribbon

Wrap a wreath in ribbon roll or leave it bare. Then connect one end of a ribbon roll to the wreath using tape, pins or a twist tie. Stretch the ribbon across the wreath to create another point of the star. Do this until you have made all points of the star and are back to where you started. You can form two triangles to make a Star of David or make whatever star you want with as many points as you want.

Ribbon rolls to make wreaths

These are just a few ideas to get you started, but there are many more ways you can use ribbons to make your wreaths. Just remember quality ribbons make quality wreaths, so be sure to get top-notch ribbons for all your hand-made projects.

9 Perfectly Creative Projects

There are so many creative projects out there for ribbons! What happens to these projects when you add a bit of personalization?

Too often we’ve all seen personalized and custom ribbons used in the same boring ways. Now, that isn’t to say that using these wonderful ribbons in traditional ways is wrong, but today we’d like to explore the less known. Let’s look at a few ways we can add some extra pizzazz to your custom ribbons!

Yes, there is the age-old wrapping with ribbon that has a custom message. And traditionally these are given during the holidays. But they aren’t the only reason to have personalized ribbons around. So, what else can you do with personalized ribbons?

using personalized ribbons with crafts and other projectsLet’s flow with the holiday theme for a moment!

How about personalized ornament projects? Look how great these are by adding a special holiday message to them! And don’t stick with Christmas. These are great for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day or Easter holidays. Use them as decorations all year round!

Other great holiday ribbon projects include: seasonal and holiday wreaths and greeting cards! Again, don’t limit yourself to the traditional Christmas stuff. These are both great projects for birthdays, anniversaries and any other special occasion throughout the year.

using personalized ribbons with crafts and other projectsTruly, personalized ribbons make everything better!

What about children’s toys? When was the last time your little one asked for a fairy wand? While traditionally these are used for weddings or May Day activities, any child would love running around with their name on ribbons streaming behind them! And don’t limit it to names. Make them as personalized as you want! From choosing a child’s favorite color to imprinting a special message, these make a unique gift and toy for almost anyone.

DIY jewelry and accessories are great projects for personalized ribbons. From bracelets with someone’s name to necklaces and even shoelaces or hair bows, let your imagination soar!

using personalized ribbons with crafts and other projectsDon’t forget the rosettes and classic ribbons!

Do you have a plethora of award ribbons from 4-H clubs and equestrian shows? Make an enchanting pillow or blanket to show them off. While we don’t have a tutorial, there are many people out there that will help you accomplish this great task. And, they look great to have on your bed or a couch where people can congratulate you on a job well done!

Classic ribbons are perfect for many projects too! Make your own custom bookmarks with your favorite quote or saying. Include simple graphics or design your own. These are great to share at your next book club meeting or to give to a group of friends.

No matter what your next project is, make it stand out with personalized ribbons!

Thanksgiving, ribbons and the best customers!

Thanksgiving is so close that we can smell the turkey in the oven!

Families will soon gather in dining rooms across this great nation. And thankfulness is found everywhere. Celebrating Thanksgiving allows us to focus on our blessings, giving thanks for what we have, and for the freedoms which we all enjoy.

happy thanksgiving from coller industries and name tag inc and thank you to all of our customersWe here at Coller Industries Incorporated just wanted to take the time to say Happy Thanksgiving and give thanks to all of our customers, new and old, that have supported our business over the past year. Thank you for stopping by, leaving a comment, and shopping our large personalized ribbon selection. We are blessed to be part of your personalized identification needs.

To help celebrate the Thanksgiving occasion, here’s our list of things for which we are thankful.

Whether an award is presented at a student fair, an animal showcase or a sporting meet, rosette ribbons will make anyone feel special at any and all events.

As they are an easy way to identify and recognize different roles people serve, classic ribbons deserve the recognition this time!

From celebrations to holidays, custom ribbon rolls are extremely versatile and are perfect for decorations, gifts and so much more.

Finding people who adore personalized ribbons as much as we do!

There are also a few customers that we need to thank:

We appreciate all of our customers who ask all the right questions. Thank you for your continued encouragement and suggestions.

All of our new customers that we gained this year! Thank you for placing your trust in us and our products.

We love all of our repeat customers. Loyalty sits well with us!

And most of all YOU!

We appreciate your friendship, business and the confidence you have placed in us. So, on behalf of all of us at Coller Industries Incorporated, our best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving.

Enjoy the day, your meal, and especially the company of your family and friends, and let us know what you’re grateful for! And in case, you didn’t know: