Lanyards for Rock Concerts

It is often thought that a lanyard is a boring item meant just for office workers and librarians. Nothing could be further from the truth. A lanyard is a versatile item that can be utilised across all industries and events. Apart from being practical for day to day uses, they are also great for concerts and events. One such event that are great for is rock concerts. It you have attended a rock concert or gone to see your favourite pop start at your local concert hall then you most certainly would have seen someone wearing a lanyards.

With large events such as rock concert it is important for attendees to be able to identify staff as those events. Any concert that you attend you will invariably see all sorts of support staff looking after the every needs of the concert goers. There are of course the ushers. How would anyone be able to identify the ushers without their lanyards and polo shirts with “staff” emblazed across them. Also how could trust their credentials without their ID attached to their lanyard.

People also inevitable get sick at these rock concerts which requires them to seek out the help of first aid staff. They too would require the staff to have identification would would necessitate a lanyard and an ID card attached.

So next time you go to a rock concert or a pop concert with Madonna, Tailor Swift or Metallica then look out for what the staff are wearing and you will see that a printed lanyard is not boring after all.

What is a Lanyard and How Can it Help You

History of the Lanyard

The earliest historical mention of a lanyards is from 15th century France. The word “lanière” referred to a thong or strap apparatus. In the French military, lanyards were used to connect a pistol, sword or whistle (for signalling) to a uniform semi-permanently.[1] Lanyards were commonly used by cavalry and naval officers at sea. The reason being that a pistol lanyard could easily be removed and reattached by the user while staying connected to the pistol whether it is drawn or in a holster.

In the military, lanyards of various colour combinations and braid patterns are worn on the shoulders of uniforms to denote the wearer’s qualification or regimental affiliation. In horse regiments, lanyards were worn on the left, enabling a rider to pull a whistle from the left tunic pocket and maintain communication with his troop. Members of the British Royal Artillery wear a lanyard which originally held a key for adjusting the fuzes of explosive shells.[2]

So whilst lanyards might seem like a modern phenomena they are something that has a long history but which has adapted to remain relevant.

How Can a Lanyard Help You

As mentioned in previous articles there are many applications for lanyards. The mainly applications include but are not limited to the following:

  • To carry keys
  • To carry identification
  • To carry a pistol (historically)
  • As military identification (historically)

Apart from promotional lanyards and the corporate use there are other uses for lanyards.

Electronics

These days many electronic devises require a lanyard or are enhanced by one. There are a plethora or devises such as cameras, mobile phones, MP3 players, and USBS flash drive which require a lanyard to prevent loss. Often they are branded which is a convenient way for companies to tie in a simple cost effective product with a more expensive devise. I am sure we have all see people with anyone of these devises hanging from their necks.

Corporate Uniforms

Many corporate uniforms now include a lanyard as well. By branding the lanyard they try to ensure that there is no clash with their corporate branded. There is nothing worse then seeing one of your staff in their uniform with the logo of another company around their neck. Worst still is if they have that of one of your competitors. So how better to promote branding continuity then to supply all the necessary branded items for your staff.

 

 

Lanyards – Different Materials For Different Occasions

There days lanyards are looked upon as a very inexpensive promotional product when holding an events or promotional campaign. Not only are they inexpensive but they are very practical and will remain in use long after the event is finished. But how do you chose what material to use for an event? While it might not sound like the most pressing issue it certainly warrants some thought when placing an order for your custom printed lanyards.

Lanyard as we know come in a number if material options. The material we choose to use can range from what our objective is, to how we want to be perceive to the obvious intended application.

Polyester Lanyards – Ribbed polyester lanyards are the most common custom printed lanyard out there. They are widely used in many different kinds of events. They are inexpensive and easy to print. Ribber polyester lanyards are commonly screen printed and are available to come with a variety of attachments. The main reason you would chose a ribbed polyester lanyards is that they are the work horse of lanyards. They do what they are intended to do and won’t break the bank.

Nylon Lanyards – Printed nylon lanyards are also a mainstay of the lanyard world. They are more sturdy then polyester lanyards and are also commonly screen printed with a logo. Customers generally go with nylon lanyards as they prefer the smooth finish that comes with this particular material. The smooth finish is nice and shiny and offers a look of elegance. Whilst marginally more expensive then a polyester lanyard they don’t cost too much but to attached a higher MOQ.

Satin Lanyards – Satin lanyards are for people who want a nicer feel to their lanyards. As with satin in general they are nice and smooth but also soft to feel. Satin lanyard would also suit events where the participants are required to wear their lanyards for long periods of time and therefore don’t want the chaffing usually associated with having something hanging from your neck all day long. It is also the lanyard to consider if you want a sublimation print as only the satin lanyard can take this branding method.

To be sure there are other materials like bamboo and PET. But I will discuss them in later posts so as not to bore you too much. Nonetheless if you are in a bind as to which material you should chose for your next promo campaign then give EzyLanyards a call and we will help you out.

Lanyards and Other Promotional Product

It takes all sorts of promotional products to make up a promotional campaign. Just as it takes all the colours of the rainbow to make a rainbow. At Ezy Lanyards we have a huge range of promotional lanyards, wristbands, luggage straps and short straps to suit any promotional marketing campaign. We have everything form the basic Bootlace Lanyard; to our custom luggage straps. We basically have a lanyard for any occasion and price range.

However we are by no means limited to promotional power banks. As you may very well know Ezy Lanyards is part of a larger group of website operated by Ezypromos  is a supplier of a complete range of promotional products offering everything from promotional USB flash drives to customer apparel and workwear. So no matter what promotional product or gift you are after we can find it for you. In fact no order is too small (unless there is a supplier MOQ) and no product too hard to find. We can basically get you anything.

So next time you think promotional products think about US! Ezypromos (and Ezy Lanyard)

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Custom Promotional Satin Lanyards

Stylish lanyards can make all the difference when it comes to promoting your business through your staff or customers. Lanyards are a great promotional tool, whether your staff use them every day, or they are given away at events and conferences. Our Satin Lanyards are well made and look good, and are perfect for corporate events and functions.

Promotional lanyards are used by many businesses, but often they are a one-size approach, meaning that no matter how good the print looks, it still may not suit your business style if it’s too wide or too thin. Our Satin Lanyard addresses these problems by coming in three different widths with three different print areas.

Our 15mm lanyard has a print area of 800mm x 11mm, our 20mm satin lanyard has a print area of 800mm x 16mm and our 25mm satin lanyard has a print area of 800mm x 21mm. These three sizes give you plenty of opportunities, and allow you to choose the right sized lanyard for both your logo printing and business requirements.

The Satin Lanyard is a budget friendly option that still looks great in any setting. There are a number of attachments and accessories available to complete your lanyard. Attachments include J Hook, Dog Clip and Alligator Clip, while you can choose from accessories including PVC Card Holders, Retractable Card Holders, connectors and bottle holders.

Lanyards are a great way to promote your business – many of your customers will use them regularly, and when provided to staff members, they can be a long term budget friendly marketing tool that gets your business name in front of potential customers.

Our promotional Satin Lanyards look good, and are long lasting, making them a great option for any business. Call Ezy Lanyards today.

Ezy Lanyards

Ezy Lanyards offers a large range of Lanyards, Wristbands, Badge Holders and Mobile Phone Holders as well as a range of other products for people on the go.

Ezy Lanyards is part of the Ezypromotions which offers a large of range of promotional products,USB Flash Drives, Music Players, Digital Photo Frames,apparel, pens and other promotional products. Visit www.ezylanyards.com.au for further product information.