How Do You Use Your Lanyards?

lanyards are for everyone and every need

From holiday DIYs to corporate events, ribbons are perfect for almost any need.

But, we want to know more! What do you do with your lanyards?

Are there any particular ways you use a lanyard? From security to identification, lanyards are essential in for nearly anyone. So, here are our top 10 ways to use lanyards.

Businesses

No matter your business, we’re sure you could use a lanyard! From everyday use like holding keys and pens to holding personal identification, every employee should have a lanyard. Each lanyard has a purpose. From carrying important objects to displaying personal identification, lanyards are an essential business tool.

use lanyards at any school and get almost any color you need with logos and text Schools

Quickly identify visitors, students and all staff members with bright, fun lanyards. From school colors to a mascot logo and a district motto, these identification tools are perfect for every educational facility. And, they work well for fundraisers and other school-based events.

Hospitals

Patients and staff can all benefit from using lanyards. Using a color-specific lanyard, quickly identify patient needs with a badge holder and insert. They don’t have to be flashy, just enough to catch at nurse’s eye and let them know what the patient needs. In addition, use them to separate nurses from other hospital staff. Doctors can wear red, nurses blue and other attendees orange.

lanyards are ideal for sporting events and giving out medals and awards Sports & Contests

Yes, lanyards are a common thing among sports fans. They have become a fashion accessory over the years. And, they provide quick communication at a local sports club which team someone is rooting for.

Use a lanyard to hold a medal or other award for your next contest. It doesn’t have to be anything fancy, but make sure it is something that the recipient is sure to love.

Security

From quick identification to holding important things, every lanyard has a purpose. Most businesses need to be safe on the job, and a lanyard is just the tool to solve this need. So, it doesn’t matter the industry as we are sure to have a lanyard to fit any project, company and worker.

Trade Shows & Other Events

No matter the role, attendees, promoters and exhibitors can all use this practical tool. From branding for companies to locating security, lanyards are the perfect answer for all event needs. For instance, use them for personal identification and giveaways. They are great for keeping conference schedules readily available for use. They can also help to identify speakers and others at your next trade show.

Complete your camping adventure and have fun all with custom lanyards! Souvenirs & Traveling

From remembering where you were on your next holiday to identifying tour groups, lanyards are a fundamental element to any vacation. Wrap a lanyard around your sunglasses or other valuables so you won’t lose them. In addition, have them printed with information about your vacation and who you went with.

 

Above all, we’re still interested in hearing from YOU! So, how do you use your lanyards?

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!

Classroom Creativity Using Name Tags

Name tags play an essential role in any classroom.

Get your back to school on with style and use personal identification products to help. From name tags to custom signs, use these identification tools for multiple things in any classroom. Use them for decorating and helping you to get to know your students. They are great for school games and organization. Need some more ideas? Here are several products to get you started with multiple ways to use each one.

Finding Multiple Uses for Badge Holders

badge holders make great hall and bathroom passes for a classroom

This identification tool is useful in so many ways. They are great for hall and bathroom passes. Not only can you print the name of the pass, but also print something colorful like a logo or graphic, so students are less likely to misplace the pass. Attach a lanyard to the badge holder, and the student can wear the pass so that it is visible as they are out of your room.

Badge holders are also the perfect solution for parent volunteers for your class or on field trips. Just print the parent’s names on the inserts and then you’ll have a better idea of who came with you the next time your class has a party or outing. Make sure you get the badges back, but then the parent can keep the insert for a scrapbook as a memento of the time they spent at school.

Save time with Reusable Name Plates

reusable name plates are a great identification tool for any classroomNot only are they cost-effective, but reusable name plates are more than perfect for the classroom. Use them for labeling your closet shelves. They are also great for any signage you may need such as a room number or a teacher’s name for their door.

And, with printable inserts, you can quickly change any information you need. Add graphics and logos to the inserts for a uniform look. Because you can print anything you need on them, these reusable name plates will fit in any room or office, so don’t forget all the support staff. Your secretary will appreciate a new name plate each year with any updated look you may want.

Bring a splash of color into your classroom with these blank name tags.

use blank name tags for your classroom for games, decor and labelingUse these identification tools for a fun new way of organizing nearly anything in your closets, on your desk or for student supplies. With the abundance of available colors, we’re sure to have something that suits your decor and needs. You can even write on them using a permanent marker so that they will go anywhere!

Bonus idea: use blank name tags for coat rack tags so each student will know which hook is theirs.

Are you planning on games throughout the school year? Use these colorful tags for game pieces or labels for each game. From bingo to color matching, these name tag blanks are perfect for any need you have in your classroom!

Nonprofit Organizations and Name Tags

From fundraising events to a formal gala, name tags are here to help all of your nonprofit needs.

using name tags and name badges for nonprofit events and identification needsWhile most times a nonprofit has the same personal identification needs as other businesses, often these needs must be met differently. Whether it’s the cost of a name tag or just the efficiency of a reusable name badge, nonprofits are definitely in need of a bit of help.

And, no one ever said any company or organization needed to break the bank for personal identification. No matter what you need, from name tags to ribbons, we’re sure to have it and at an affordable price. So, let’s get started on the items you need the most to get your cause or charity the recognition it deserves.

Keeping Costs Down

speedy badges are the perfect identification tool for nonprofit organizationsUsing reusable name badges is a perfect way to keep any costs low and affordable. Whether your nonprofit has permanent employees or single event volunteers, these quality badges are sure to foot the bill.

Use the printable inserts for Mighty Badges and Speedy Badges to customize your name tags for all of your needs. And, add a logo to make them a bit more memorable. And, if your volunteers want to keep their name tag to remind them of their charitable work, just remove the insert and let them take it home. Then you can reuse the frame or other pieces for your next event.

Need something for a larger group of people? Take our badge holders out for a spin. Similar to reusable name badges, stuff each badge holder with a printable insert. And, use the colored inserts to help coordinate your event. From fundraising and volunteers to running an awareness campaign, these identification tools are perfect for every need.

Providing Awareness and Branding

using badge holders for nonprofit events and other organization needsName tags are just as relevant to nonprofit groups as they are to any other company. Attract donors and sponsors, gather and recruit volunteers and use their particular branding to promote awareness in your community.

And, when attending events, add more than just a name to any inserts. Add titles, positions, logos, graphics and so much more. Use each name badge for multiple functions and different events. And stuff each badge with more than just the insert. Include a calendar of events or a little thank you gift.

Make your nonprofit known by thanking any donors or volunteers and spreading awareness of your cause like never before with high-quality name tags!