Using Cups and Sticks to Distribute Air-Filled Balloons

Have you ever experienced difficulty in choosing a balloons distribution method for your events?

Wondering where to start with handing our balloons?

Well we have the solution for you with something called balloon cups and sticks.

By simply attaching a small plastic cup to the bottom the bottom of your balloon, then attaching a stick through that, you have a reliable and cost-effective balloon distribution method. Assembly of this contraption is so simple that anyone can do it, provided that they know how to blow up a balloon and then to tie it up afterwards.

Balloon Distribution Solutions

The primary objective of printing custom logo balloons is to get your logo into circulation at your event, and beyond. So you need to get hundreds or thousands of your floating billboards into the hands of prospects (and their children) at the event or show.

This leads to the logistical problem of inflating and distributing the balloons.

Your first decision is on how to inflate the balloons – with air or with helium.

Air-Filled Balloons

Custom logo balloon for eventsAir inflation is a good option for large numbers of balloons for distribution of display – and some indoor venues will have rules that require you to use air instead of helium.

Air is cheaper than helium. The price of a good electric air inflator will appear quite favourable relative to the cost of helium for thousands of balloons.

Helium Balloon Distribution

You may also choose to inflate your custom printed balloons with helium and hand them out on ribbons to children and adults at your events.

If cost is not a factor, and the event venue is favorable for the use of helium filled floating balloons, than you can’t go wrong with a lighter than air balloon gas solution. Kids love it.

Choosing Air Filled Balloons on Sticks

Assuming that you will go ahead with air filled balloon distribution at your event, you will need a few things and resources:

  1. A space to work, with electricity
  2. At least one electric inflator
  3. A team of one or more to inflate the balloons
  4. Your balloons and cups & sticks

You can inflate balloons at your booth as needed, but you will want to have at least two people so that you can have one person preparing balloons while the other speaks with people. If you are too focused on the balloon prep you can lose valuable opportunities to interact with prospects. Don’t make this beginner error and waste your face time with clients.

How To Put a Balloon on a Stick

Simply attach the balloon to the cup, wrapping the tied knot around the base, and then insert the stick into the slot in the cup, and you are done.

Here is a step by step instruction guide to be used as needed:


After blowing up your balloon, stretch out its neck and twist it two or three times (fig. 1).

Air balloon handing out with sticks Insert the neck into one of the slots of the cup (fig. 2)

Balloon sticks for logo printed balloons Then feed the neck through the other slot of the cup holder (fig. 3)

Handing out balloons at event system Twist it round twice between the cup and the balloon (fig. 4).

Logo custom balloon printer in canada Finally, insert the neck into one of the slots again (fig. 5)

Balloon printing in usa for event logo company that’s your balloon sealed and secured (fig. 6).

Will air filled balloons float latex All you need to do now is to attach it to the plastic stick (fig. 7).

Balloon Cup & Stick Pricing

We offer a variety of deals and prices on balloon cups & sticks, and you can even get a package including balloon printing, an air inflator, and the sticks.

Please visit the Hot Deals page for full detail, or just call us for quick answers to your questions.

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