Visitor ID Badges and You

From schools to hospitals and every business in between, visitor ID badges are a necessity for security.

use visitor ID badges for all of your security and identification needsMany places of employment require personal identification. They are great for security and getting to know everyone at work. And, visitors are no exception. The use of badge holders and other visitor ID badges is essential in keeping your company safe.

So, here are the top five reasons to make sure all of your guests have visitor ID badges.

Security

There are many locations where visitors may be necessary. Two of the most popular are schools and hospitals. Schools must constantly monitor who is wandering the halls of the building. Whether it’s a student, teacher or parent, many principals and school attendants are finding it necessary to make sure that everyone has ID badges. And that means visitors as well. Hospitals and other businesses are no different.

photo IDs make great visitor ID badges for any business, hospital or schoolFrom using an adhesive name badge to a photo ID badge, security is a must for schools, hospitals and other secure locations. Whether you work at a power plant, a newspaper or an elementary school, knowing who is around you at all times provides a sense of security. And name badges help with identifying those with whom you come in contact.

Visitor ID badges keep everyone safe. From the visitor to the president of the company, everyone needs to be identified. And, with this identification, everyone is sure to know where they belong and who else might not belong around them.

Welcoming Everyone

On the other hand of security, identification for visitors helps them to feel welcome at any facility. When people are seen wearing visitor ID badges, employees can reach out to them to make sure they are comfortable and being helped in any way they can.

speedy badges and other reusable name badges are perfect for visitor ID badgesWhether they need directions or a question answered, a name badge will quickly set a visitor apart from others at your business. And, if your company or school has a check-in system in place, making these visitor ID badges is easy. From a quick label on a logo only name badge to a badge holder with a printed insert, everyone will quickly have identification.

 

Public Relations

Vinyl badge holders are perfect for reusable visitor ID badgesName tags and other personal identification products make establishing a relationship of trust easier. And incorporating this trust in visitor ID badges is essential. Being able to quickly identify someone because they can match a face from a photo ID directly to a company is a refreshing and comforting necessity in our world.

Branding

Don’t forget branding! Leave your mark by adding a logo to all of the name tags in your office. Or, when creating name tags for a conference, add different company logos to each group’s name tags. Each company will appreciate this branding, and it also helps with continued recognition for each brand. And, by adding a logo to visitor ID badges, there will be no mistaking who belongs where!

add a logo to visitor ID badges for a bit of branding for your companyProfessionalism

Business name tags subtly encourage the wearer to maintain some professionalism while being worn. Sometimes it is easy for employees to forget where they are, but by adding a name badge or name tag, this is less likely to happen. While there is nothing wrong with having a casual working environment, a name tag will ensure a certain amount of professionalism.

So, no matter your reason for having visitor ID badges, know that they are always important.

How To: Making Name Badges

use reusable name badge when making your own personal identification toolsFrom holiday decorations to home and office furniture, making something yourself feels great!

These days, it’s all about making something with your hands of which you can be proud. And name badges are no exception. Here are several examples of available DIY name badges.

Let’s start with the popular products:

from DIY to making name badges, speedy badges are the perfect solution for any business

Speedy Badges

This three piece system is customized using only a printer. Print on the removable insert and then add it to the window-style frame with the plastic cover. These inexpensive and simple to assemble badges are perfect for high-turnover positions.

from DIY to making name badges, mighty badges are the perfect solution for any business

Mighty Badges

Add a logo to the metal backplate on these reusable name badges. Then customize each one with a printed name and snap everything into place using the plastic lens cover. They are perfect for a professional look while maintaining a budget.

These two reusable name badge systems are designed specifically to help make your name badge needs effortless. Making each name badge is easy and quick, which makes them perfect for high turnover and seasonal positions in offices and retail establishments.

from DIY to making name badges, badge holders are the perfect solution for any business

Badge Holders

Badge holders come in several sizes and either a horizontal or vertical orientation. Printable inserts are available in eight different colors and are perforated for easy use.

If your printer can print it, you can make it! From printing names and titles to graphics and multiple colors, these badges have it all. Making these personalized badges is as easy as adding the information you need and hitting print. And, each badge holder is reusable.

Need something you can write on?

use adhesive name badges when making your own name tags
use name tag blanks when making name badges
use logo only name badges when making your personal identification

Adhesive Name Badges

Because they are so easy to use, these stick-on name badges are perfect for temporary use and are ideal for meetings, parties, conventions and other events.

Name Tag Blanks

Use these Name Tag Blanks in a variety of ways. Add names and titles with a sticker or label maker. Or, use a marker for a more permanent solution.

Logo Only Badges

Add a logo to any reusable name badge to make them stand out. Choose from laser engraved, UV Color or hot-stamped printing processes.

Adding names, titles and more to these name badges is the easiest thing you will do all day. Grab your nearest pen or permanent marker (careful if you’re using name tag blanks as you may not be able to reuse them) and write down all the information you need on your name badges. It’s a real DIY!

Need something a bit more permanent for personal identification? We have that too!

Going Back To School, Office Edition

From a classroom to the office, name tags are for everyone!

Even though most adults don’t get a summer vacation or break, there are still many reasons to celebrate the kids going back to school. From new clothes to a spa day for you after your little ones get back to their education, there are many things to do and get for yourself. But don’t forget your office.

Whether it’s a corporate or a home office, why not treat yourself to a little something special while you’re treating the kids? We have several products to give you a refreshing start to your back-to-office experience.

Make your desk shine with a new acrylic desk block or executive desk wedge.

custom Executive Name Plates and Acrylic Desk Blocks are perfect for any officeQuality desk wedges show that you have set a level of excellence for yourself that goes above and beyond average. And, the thick desk blocks command attention and stand stably by themselves in any office. Each of these fancy name plates looks great on a desk, bookshelf or anywhere else you would like to display them.

use custom signs and award plaques to give your office a new lookGive yourself the gift of literacy with a custom plaque or sign.

Update your office look with a new sign or custom plaque. Customize either product with nearly any message you can think up. Add your favorite quote with a suitable graphic to a plaque to hang on your wall. Or create a custom sign to hang on your door so others can enjoy it as well. But, no matter your wording or literary choice, remember that each of these products is just as unique as you are.

Here’s to having fun on your first-day-back with adhesive badges!

Adhesive Name Badges are a fun tool to use for communication in your officeWhile they don’t quite seem suitable for an office, don’t underestimate adhesive badges. They can be tons of fun to play a couple of quick office games. Write down fun nicknames for everyone around you. Then, offer them up as a playful way of reconnecting after a weekend away from each other. Or, take these badges to your next company meeting and use them for ice-breaking games. No matter how you choose to use these fun stickers, they are sure to help with office communication.

So, whichever product you choose to spoil yourself with, remember that even though the kids are going back to school, you deserve a treat too!

Making Family Reunion Memories

From icebreakers to basic identification, name tags are a must at your family reunion!

No matter the size of your family, getting everyone together in one place and at one time is a massive undertaking. And making sure that everyone in attendance knows each other at your next family reunion can be a daunting task.

adhesive name badges are great for games and icebreakers at any family reunionUsing name tags helps to ease almost any burden brought on by planning such an event. But, remember that name tags aren’t just for names! Here are a couple of ideas to help get you going in your event planning.

Basic Identification with Badge Holders

use badge holders for family tree information at your family reunionYup, we said it. Use your badge holders for names! Remember to include first and last, but you can also use these name badges for icebreakers. Add fun facts about each person, or add a conversation starter such as the words, “Ask Me…” to get all the partygoers interested in each other.

Another fun idea is to use name badge holders to indicate family tree lines. Either create your own tree and print it on the inserts or have party attendants draw their own. And, use the fun colors to indicate specific family lines. That way each family member can quickly associate which line they are from.

Don’t forget the games and souvenirs!

There are so many ways to use adhesive name badges at your next family reunion. From games to easy identification, the possibilities are endless. And, one of the easiest things to do at a reunion is play games. These games can be nearly anything. Print on adhesive name badges or have pens available for contestants to write names and others things. With these easy-to-use stickers, everyone can participate in your family reunion games.

using badge holders as a photo album at your family reunion   From icebreakers to basic identification, name tags are a must at your family reunion! No matter the size of your family, getting everyone together in one place and at one time is a massive undertaking. And making sure that everyone in attendance knows each other at your next family reunion can be a daunting task. Using name tags helps to ease almost any burden brought on by planning such an event. But, remember that name tags aren’t just for names! Here are a couple of ideas to help get you going in your event planning. Basic Identification with Badge Holders Yup, we said it. Use your badge holders for names! Remember to include first and last, but you can also use these name badges for icebreakers. Add fun facts about each person, or add a conversation starter such as the words, “Ask Me...” to get all the partygoers interested in each other. Another fun idea is to use name badge holders to indicate family tree lines. Either create your own tree and print it on the inserts or have party attendants draw their own. And, use the fun colors to indicate specific family lines. That way each family member can quickly associate which line they are from. Don't forget the games and souvenirs! There are so many ways to use adhesive name badges at your next family reunion. From games to easy identification, the possibilities are endless. And, one of the easiest things to do at a reunion is play games. These games can be nearly anything. Print on adhesive name badges or have pens available for contestants to write names and others things. With these easy-to-use stickers, everyone can participate in your family reunion games. No matter your identification choice, use most of our name tag products at your next family reunion! Even get the kids involved with learning who their cousins are. Send them on a scavenger hunt with a dry erase photo book made from badge holders to find as many relatives as possible. Name tags help to identify each family member so that the kids can find people quickly. Then, take these photo books home as a souvenir of your family reunion.No matter your identification choice, use most of our name tag products at your next family reunion!

Even get the kids involved with learning who their cousins are. Send them on a scavenger hunt with a dry erase photo book made from badge holders to find as many relatives as possible. Name tags help to identify each family member so that the kids can find people quickly. Then, take these photo books home as a souvenir of your family reunion.

Schools, Name Tags and Creativity

From end-of-year field days to classroom usage, name tags are found all over schools!

Whether it’s a teacher’s ID or “My Name Is…” stickers, there are so many ways to use name tags in schools. Here are a few ideas from our plethora of personal identification products to get you started.

Photo ID Badges

use photo ID badges in schools for added securityOne of the essential features of a photo ID badge is the security it offers. Provide these for teachers and other school staff to ensure that the proper people are entering and exiting your building. Quickly and easily identify someone with photos and provide safety and security while at school.

They will also help with productivity. Teachers can focus on what they need to teach instead of worrying about other security issues. Pictures of an individual are on each tag, along with their name and title, to make recognition easier. With a quick glance, anyone can see who that person is and make sure they belong where they are.

Reusable Name Badges

use reusable name badges in schools for an easy way to identify teachers and staffWith as many choices as we have for these name badges, we’re sure to have what you’re looking for! Use adhesive name badges for the new students as name tags on their desks to make them feel welcome. Customize a Mighty Badge for each of the hall monitors. Or use a name badge as your hall pass. With magnetic fasteners, it will be easy just to have the student attach the badge to their shirt, and you’ll never lose another hall pass.

And, don’t underestimate badge holders. While they aren’t quite in this product category, they are instrumental in schools. This simple way of displaying credentials is as convenient as they come. The lightweight vinyl allows for everything to be seen through them. You can add pictures, schedules, names and so much more. Use them for students, teacher and visitors.

Lanyards

lanyards are a great personal identification product to use at schoolsWhether it’s hundreds or thousands, it doesn’t matter how many kids are coming back to your school this year. Security is always an issue. Yes, there are name tags and photo ID badges for the teachers. But how do the children keep their things safe and secure?

Lanyards are a convenient way of displaying identification and other things while at school. And these lanyards don’t have to be boring. Choose from a variety of colors to match your school and mascot!

These lanyards are also perfect for fundraising events, sporting meets, and any other time your school gets together. Help your students stand out from the rest with bright colors, logos and messages custom imprinted on these lanyards.

And, come check out all of our other products that will help in your school!