04024_blogimageCalendar advertising does not have to be boring! It’s easy to create cost-effective year-long exposure for your brand for 2016 with the hottest styles and trends for niche audiences.

While the tried-and-true calendar themes are still very popular in promotional calendars – scenic landscapes, wildlife and historical illustrations are most common. These unique themes top our list of new favorites:

1. Just Press Play

The 2016 Moments in Motion calendar combines a functional desk tent calendar with your smartphone’s technology. You simply download a special free app (available on both Android and Apple stores). Then open the app and hold the phone over each month’s featured photo, scan and watch it come to life in video. Entertaining and interactive!

2. Run, Forest, Run

No matter if your target audiences are just catching on to the running bug or if they are seasoned athletes, the 2016 Run calendar will keep ‘em moving with monthly motivation. With colorful images and encouragement on every page, it’s a solid choice for sporting goods stores, fitness clubs, and nutritional specialty shops.

3. Pinup Sweeties

Your customers and business partners will love to pin up our 2016 Retro Pinup Girls calendar. It features a nostalgic retro design with the perfect spot to display your imprint prominently at the top. Popular for auto shops, transportation and retail!

4. Chalkboard

Trend-setters in up-cycling and home décor are decking out all kinds of surfaces with chalkboard paint. With a quick keyword search on Pinterest, you’ll find tons of chalkboard inspired projects. Consider targeting young families and DIY-ers with this useful, write-on/wipe-off 2016 Chalkboard Memo calendar with your company’s logo. No brushes or paint required!

5. Origami

Master the Japanese ancient art of paper folding with this fun 2016 Origami calendar.  Special instructions for easy to fold shapes are featured each month. Colorful origami paper with extra sheets is included. Perfect for recipients of the insurance, financial, and retail industries.

6. Good Spirits

For the beer and wine enthusiasts, check out the 2016 Craft Beer calendar and 2016 Wine Tasting calendar. Wine lovers can discover new food pairings and jot down their favorites. The beer calendar displays a new brew each month, from Ales to Lagers. These calendars make a great advertising medium for vineyards, breweries, restaurants, and liquor retailers to keep your business top of mind.

No matter who your target audience is, there is a perfect calendar to get your brand on that your customers and employees will proudly display in the home or office. Calendars are a useful and cost-effective way to advertise all year long.

For more inspiration, ask your promotional products consultant or browse our calendars now.

Author: Lynn Countryman, Marketing Manager