Business cards are important – especially, it seems, in Southeast Asia, where a flurry of card exchanging can be seen at almost every meeting and event. Sometimes, having an impressive card (and exchanging it the right way) could be the one thing that makes or breaks a potential business deal. If that’s got you worried, fret not: we’ve gathered a handful of places in Singapore where you can print a nice big batch of brilliant-looking cards.
#1 Printvenue Singapore
Printvenue prints customised business cards, name cards and visiting cards at affordable prices. They’ve got card designs ranging from square to mini, and a huge collection of templates you can choose from before finalising your order. Looking to print more than just cards? Printvenue also specialises in printing on clothing and gifts.
This commercial printing company provides a range of services such as offset, digital, large-format and sublimation printing. You have the option to choose the material you want for your cards, as well as the finishing touches. Expressprint sells its cards in sets at reasonable prices, with a minimum order quantity of 100 pieces per set.
Toa Payoh Industrial Estate, Blk 998 Toa Payoh North #01-09, Singapore 318993 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Icon Village, 12 Gopeng Street #01-23, Singapore 078877 | email@example.com
SAUCEspace, 91A Lavender Street #02-00, Singapore 338719 | firstname.lastname@example.org
#3 Name Card Printing Singapore Specialists
Over the course of eight years, Name Card Printing has served clients such as SingTel, Singapore Post and Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts. They offer services such as two-hour express printing, where you can get two boxes of name cards printed in just two hours – perfect if you’re desperately in need before a big event!
#4 Print City
Print City provides a variety of options for getting business cards made, with prices as low as $15 per box. You choose between matt or gloss lamination, and add creative elements such as spot UVs and hot stamping. If you have any special requirements, just ask their printing specialists for advice.
#5 Print 22
Print 22 offers high-quality name cards at super reasonable prices. They also offer a service that allows you to speak to a designer if you want your card to be made a specific way, or if you’re unsure of a design or logo. On the other hand, if you’ve got a card all ready for printing, just search for quotes and pricing on the website.
Vistaprint allows you to shop for cards by finish, specialty and industry. They’ve got unique designs such as raised-print cards that make the text stand out with a polished look and feel. You can browse their designs or upload your own have them printed. And, if you need advice on designing your own card, the Vistaprint website has tips for customers.
The right way to exchange business cards
- If you’re seated when introductions are going on, stand up to exchange cards.
- Be the first to offer your card, if you can.
- Offer the card with both hands; you could even give a small nod of the head as a sign of respect.
- Accept cards with both hands.
- Once you’ve received a card, don’t just shove it in your pocket or drop it on the table! Take time to read the person’s name and position.
- Don’t come to a business meeting or networking event without enough cards – it suggests you’re not well prepared.
- Don’t leave cards lying on a table after the meeting or event – be sure to take them with you.