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What is a lanyard used for?

Lanyards (also known as neck straps) are worn around the neck and used as a method to carry and display personal ID. Lanyards are typically made from two pieces of polyester around 10-25mm wide, and are stitched together at either end to create a wearable 'hoop'. At one end of the lanyard, a form of ID (usually a name badge, ID card or laminate pass) is held by a clip. For safety reasons, most lanyards also come with an optional breakaway connector at the neck end, allowing the lanyard to come away freely should it get caught.

Lanyards are most often used as a security measure at events, to help accurately identify attendees and occasionally for personal use e.g. as a keychain or camera strap.

Personalised Lanyards

ID&C UK offers neck lanyards for sale with a choice of clips and attachments including plastic, metal and retractable varieties.A lanyard is normally worn around the neck and can vary in style, material and design; they are often bought alongside our event passes which attach easily to the end of our lanyards.

You can buy our lanayrds custom printed, pre printed or plain and are available in a variety of different colours, our most popular being black, red and blue. 

Our new custom lanyard designer lets you personalise your own lanyards in a few easy steps. Choose a colour, add some text, upload a logo and we'll print them for you! 

  • Security Features
    Ultimate Security:

    We have the largest range of security features including patented wristband locks, barcodes, RFID and holograms.

  • Recycled & Sustainable:

    We offer a wristband recycle program.

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    Try the Wristband Wizard and find the best wristband for your event.

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The implementation of cashless solutions, thanks to Glownet, and the RFID wristbands from ID&C, was undoubtedly one of the factors that have made Sonar Barcelona 2015 a great success. Executive director, Sonar

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An efficient and professional service, delivered by friendly and accommodating staff - ID&C were a pleasure to work with on accreditation and ticketing for this year's NME AwardsMarketing manager, IPC Media

wembley stadium

For years ID&C has provided an impeccable service in the design, production and delivery of all my accreditation needs. Staff are always friendly and accommodating, even at the shortest of notice periods and discretion is always assuredEvent manager, Wembley

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