It's the most wonderful time of the year, and what better way to countdown than with personalised advent calendars? Advent calendars are traditional to Christmas - remember the excitement as a child waking up and being allowed a piece of chocolate every morning, not to mention the added excitement of counting down to Christmas?
Where Did Advent Calendars Originate From?
Advent calendars first originated from German Lutherans who would physically countdown the days until Christmas. Most would do this by making chalk lines on the door each day beginning on the first of December, whilst others would mark lines on a candle and burn it down each day.
There is much debate over who created the first 'modern' advent calendar, whilst some believe it was created in 1851, others state it was much later in 1902. However, since then advent calendars have been a prominent part of Christmas tradition, with the exception of during World War Two where paper needed to be saved.
In the past and in religious calendars, they are made from two sheets of cardboard and simply countdown to Christmas. However, more recent calendars have included chocolates or 'treats' for each day leading up to the big event. The first chocolate-filled calendars were created in 1958, and since then they have become more and more popular. For many people, it marks the beginning of Christmas, which provides excitement to all children and adults alike.
Using Promotional Advent Calendars In Your Campaigns
On the Total Merchandise website, we have different designs of the advent calendar, all filled with delicious chocolates. We also give the option of dark, white and fair trade chocolate so you can really target your calendars for the right audience.
Our advent calendars give you the chance to completely personalise to how you want it to be. This means you can use the calendars as an advertisement for your brand. Promotional advent calendars are a great way to ensure your brand is noticed for the full 24 days leading up to the big day.
Branded advent calendars are a great way to create a bond with your customers and staff as a way of thanking them for their loyalty and hard work over the year. Christmas is a time for giving and what better way to give then with the gift of chocolate?
Our foil sealed desktop advent calendars can be printed with your company design or you can choose from a range of stock designs. From cute cartoons to festive snowy scenery, there are 10 stock design to suit any campaign.
When choosing your Christmas promotional merchandise, personalised advent calendars will always be a winner for all ages.
If you're looking for the perfect promotional gift for the festive season then take a look through our special corporate Christmas gift ideas section. We're sure you'll find what you're looking for!
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