The Many Signs And Messages Brought By Armbands
by: Niña Angeli Pilapil
Have you ever worn or seen someone wear an armband? Do you know what that’s for? This small, bracelet-like accessory have lots of uses, like for marketing as in the case of promotional armbands. Apart from that, they are used either as matching fashion pieces for different outfits or attire or for something a bit more serious than that.
Armbands And What They Convey
Did you know that the use of these accessories started many years ago? Some of the first kinds are made from bronze and are designed to be permanently worn by the user during the Bronze Age. In some countries during the ancient times, armbands were worn to indicate a person’s class or status in the society.
They are also used as parts of the official uniforms of certain groups and organizations, like the military, police, and other government agencies. These would be customized first to bear the insignia or emblem of that particular group. It can also denote rank or position. There are times when they would also stand for or represent certain political groups or affiliations. They are even worn as a sign of mourning or grievance, as in the case of the black types which are either slipped or wrapped depending on how they’re made.
Today, they are designed to be used as marketing or advertising tools in the form of show event freebies. Armbands come in lots of designs and styles that can really fit most marketing themes. They are usually made from materials like nylon, elastic fabric, neoprene, cotton, and a lot more. In choosing the ones to use for marketing events, consider different factors like material, color, size, and imprint area. You have to pick the ones which can accommodate the messages you plan to place in them.
Yes, armbands can potentially hold much content, information, and message. Consider them as materials or props on your next marketing events. You’d be surprised at how big of an impact they can provide in your quest for additional public brand exposure.Share this page