Summer is half way over and its already time to start selling back-to-school promotions. Campus bookstores need to stock up, PTOs need to plan for kick-off meetings, volunteers need welcome gifts and related industries like healthcare, libraries, tutors, learning centers, daycares and more are all looking for ways to get kids and parents excited about the coming school year.

Check out BIC Graphic’s top 10 list of back-to-school ideas:

AP5004_red_3cAtchison(R) PeeWee Backpack – Great for all ages, this streamlined, yet roomy backpack features a headphone port, water bottle pocket, padded back panel and interior organizer. Great variety of colors as well!



3” x 3” BIC(R) Sticky Note(TM) Adhesive Die Cut Apple Shape – Always in Stock and reliable for reorders all year round. Perfect for offices and teachers desks!


8106_17websearchTriumph(R)  Academic Monthly and Weekly Planner – The perfect tool for students and teachers to stay organized and on track with classes, projects and activities.


1515_17combined_adTriumph(R)  Chalkboard calendar – An excellent PTO gift, is would make a great addition to the family fridge or planning center.


BIC(R) Pencil Solids – Comfortable, round wood barrels with #2 graphite lead offers a nice large imprint area.


BIC(R) 4-Color Stylus Pen – Stylish, multi-functional design with capacititive screen stylus and four different ink colors in one pen. A great tool for note taking, editing and mark-ups.


BIC(R) Brite Liner Grip – Bright, fresh barrel and ink colors for highlighting important notes and passages.

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45791_green_4cPoly-Clean Bottle – This squeezable sport bottle is earth-friendly, shatterproof and easy to fill. Comes in a variety of great colors.




5” x 7” ECO Notebook with Flags – This cardboard cover notebook contains 50 sheets of recycled paper, flags and a business card holder. A nice gift for onboarding new staff, students and teachers.


30795_transred_styled_bpFlexi Ruler – Fun and functional, this ruler is ideal for educational campaigns and supply kits.


For more great ideas, click here for a presentation of promotional ideas geared toward the education market.

~Margit Fawbush

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