A lanyard is a type of cord used to suspend something. You see lanyards every day because they are used in many situations. They were worn by the Navy & even pirates many years ago. A neck lanyard is worn to display ID cards at a business, theme park, concert, school, university, and even restaurants. Read More
In addition, many new uses have developed for these items over the years, such as a convenient way to carry a whistle, key, pen, iPod® or mp3 player, as well as a cell phone or a bottle of water. They allow you to keep your hands free and they provide a level of security for many public places. Neck lanyards can even be used as a fashion accessory and are a great branding opportunity. They are seldom thrown away and often hang around for years, showing often your logo!