Cannabis Promotional Products are Born
Beginning in the early 2000’s, as medical marijuana became widely accepted, dispensaries needed unique ways to market themselves. However, many of these businesses were operating in a grey area of law and traditional promotional companies refused to deal with them. There were no cannabis promos, so, to bring foot traffic, dispensaries simply offered first time patients what they already had, free weed. Massive amounts of smokable product was handed to the masses in the form of pre-rolls and nugs for simply walking into a dispensary for the first time. Although a great deal for patients, dispensaries were on the losing end of the joint. Patients often toured the next dispensary over to get the next “promotion.” By the time the patient got home their “promotion” was up in smoke and so was their loyalty to the dispensary they visited.
There was a better way to build a brand. It called for a more traditional approach to build true customer loyalty. They needed something that couldn’t be smoked. Something that would remain long after the smoking was up. They needed traditional solutions to a nontraditional market. They needed cannabis promotions unique to their market.
That’s when the first time patient gift was born.
Giveaways That Give Back
Our very first cannabis promotional item was a humble 3-piece acrylic grinder. It was durable, inexpensive and available in a wide variety of colors. It was exactly what the market needed. Dispensaries now had a low cost, branded product that they could give away in place of, or along with, the free weed they currently offered.
Smoking is often times a social event. That puts the branded grinder in the middle of the conversation, or at the very least, on the table in the middle of the circle. Being used whenever the need to burn was imminent.
The Leader in Premium Branded Cannabis Promotional Products
We listened to the market (YOU!) and added more of the items you needed. We now have a wide portfolio of products for not just dispensaries but an ever growing number of industries. Today, Smoke Promos is the leading provider of premium branded smoking accessories for dispensaries, head shops, bands, brands, hotels, law firms, television, movies, and much, much more. We never know which market will seek out our services next. Smoke Promos is always happy to help promote any industry to their desired audience.
In House Production
From our production facility in Tampa, FL, Smoke Promos has proudly served domestic and international clients for more than 10 years. Controlling production allows us to guarantee quality cannabis promos worthy of your reputation, and ours. We stress over quality so you don’t have to.
Fast Turn Times
We are the kings of last-minute fulfillment, but please, don’t make us prove it.
Smoke Promos leverages its inventory and in-house production for fast fulfillment of cannabis related promotional items. The Rapid Run line of smoking accessories allows for fast turn times and low minimum order quantities on select in-stock products. You have a last minute cannabis related project? We have a variety of options available to you. No waiting on or dealing with the headache of customs or the import process. We stock many of our most popular items so you don’t have to wait.
Low Minimum Order Quantities
Explore your market. Prove Your Idea. Test our products with low capital commitment. Each category of cannabis promotional products has a micro run (Rapid Run) option so you can promote yourself without breaking the budget. Cannabis promotions don’t have to be expensive.
Helping You Build a Strong Brand
A strong brand will provide value to your organization well beyond your physical assets. Think about the brands that you purchase from (Coca-Cola, Wrangler, Apple, Ford, Chick-Fil-A, Quik Trip). Are these companies really worth their equipment, their products, their warehouses, or factories? No, these companies are worth much more than their physical assets. Their brand has created a value that far exceeds their physical value.
A brand that is consistent and clear puts the customer at ease, because they know exactly what to expect each and every time they experience the brand.
It is important to remember that your brand represents you. You are the brand, your staff is the brand, and your marketing materials are the brand. What do they say about you, and what do they say about what you’re going to deliver (promise) to the customer?
A good brand connects with people at an emotional level. They feel good when they buy the brand. Purchasing is an emotional experience, and having a strong brand helps people feel good at an emotional level when they engage with the company. Your cannabis promotions should invoke that emotion.
Work With the Leader
Smoke Promos is positioned not only as a leading source of premium cannabis promotional products, but also as a leading resource for cannabis promotions. Need something specific but don’t see it in our shop? We have resources for that. Feel free to contact us today. Many of the items you see in our catalog are direct customer requests. We did not provide before, but have added to our catalog for your convenience. Ask and you shall receive.