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Promotional Custom Padfolios with Printed Logo Ideas

Joe Bass

Joe Bass

Joe Bass is a renowned promotional products specialist and owner of Good Promotional Products, with almost 20 years of experience in the industry. He has helped countless businesses elevate their brand presence and achieve their marketing goals through innovative and strategic promotional campaigns.

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What is a promotional custom padfolio? Promotional custom padfolios are pads of lined paper that are secured inside a folder. They often come with zippers or a closure to keep the paper, pockets, and contents safely enclosed within the padfolio.

A padfolio can contain the following:

  • 3-ring binders
  • Organizer pockets for papers and documents
  • Pen loops
  • Holders for business cards
  • and more.


In this article, we’ll talk about why you want to consider padfolios for your swag bag items to include in your promotional bags.

Why Promotional Padfolios?

So why promotional padfolios for your corporate gifts, tradeshows, or other promotional events?

Imprinted padfolios make a great gift or giveaways for event attendees, college graduates, company staff, and clientele alike. Not only do they look cool, they are easily customizable to suit your brand’s aesthetic.

At Good Promotional Products, we have lots of options available for your promotional padfolios. No matter if you need elegant or casual styles, we have options available for virtually any budget.

Browse our online inventory and choose the color, style, and custom logo embossed or engraved that you need for your gift or event. Here are some ideas to help get you started:

What is the Difference Between Padfolios, Portfolios, & Notebooks?

Padfolios vs Portfolios

Padfolios and portfolios share several similarities. For example, both are utilized to safely carry papers and other office supplies. However, they have their differences also.

For example, a padfolio differs in that it is a pad of paper secured inside a sturdy folder. This folder comes with additional places to store pens, business cards, and papers. Also, a padfolio is opened like a book, and opening it reveals a notepad inside.

By contrast, a portfolio is usually larger. Portfolios usually have a handle and look like a small briefcase, making transportation easy when on-the-go.

Padfolios vs Notebooks

What makes a padfolio different than a notebook?

A notebook has a spiralbound cover with line paper that’s easy to remove if needed. Notebooks are usually for just jotting down notes and don’t usually provide options to easily store business cards, pens, etc. Overall, notebooks are cheaper and more budget-friendly. If you’re on a tighter budget, a customized notebook will do nicely as a corporate gift or event promotional item.

Meanwhile, a padfolio typically has a much thicker cover and a closure to protect the contents. Usually, a notebook doesn’t have a way to close up and protect the notes and documents. If you’re willing to spend a bit more and are looking to provide your recipients with more ways to store their items, then a padfolio is your best bet.

Ideas for Your Custom Padfolios

Union Made in USA Tribeca Dual Tone 1″ Zipper Ring Binder

This custom padfolio is available in over 15 colors! Plenty of customization options are available for this USA-made promotional padfolio.

  • Two tone 1″ zipper ring binder with a “sectionizer” pocket
  • Foam padded cover, with 1″ nickle ring metal
  • Ruled paper pad
  • Pen loop
  • Full zipper closure

Fabrizio Refillable Portfolio/3ring Binder

This Padfolio/portfolio makes the perfect gift for college, the office, or a corporate event! Available in black or brown colors.

  • Vinyl 1″ 3-ring binder with plastic window I.D./card holder
  • Pen loop
  • Brown felt lining
  • Available in black or brown

Zippered Binder Padfolio

Your recipients will likely appreciate a zippered padfolio to safely keep their belongings in.

  • Available in dark gray/black
  • Zippered
  • 1″ Ring 600D polyester, 420D nylon

Zipper Binder Padfolio with 1″ Binder Ring

This zipper padfolio is designed from 600D polyester. It’s a perfect gift for corporate, office, school, or any special events. It features:

  • Heavy vinyl backing
  • Multiple card pocket
  • ID window
  • Slip pocket
  • 3 ring carry handle

Custom Padfolios at Good Promotional Products

Now that you know what a padfolio is, it’s easy to see why they are a good swag bagitem to invest in. Easy customizable and available in many styles, your attendees will enjoy using a padfolio because it is practical, can carry/store a few small items, and is easy to take from Point A to Point B.

At Good Promotional Products, we stand behind the quality of our promotional custom padfolios, custom promotional bags, and other products for your corporate meetings or special events. Shop all padfolios to get some great gifts for any event!

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