BlogMay 31, 2023

Holiday seasons - The best corporate holiday gifts for clients, partners or employees

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Holiday corporate gifts are a wonderful way to spread cheer and appreciation during all festive seasons.

Whether it's for Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's, Carnival, Easter or the summer holidays, offering thoughtful & qualitative holiday gifts to employees, clients, and business partners is a gesture that fosters goodwill and strengthens professional relationships.

Why offering corporate holiday gifts is important?

In the bustling world of business, where professional relationships thrive and accomplishments are celebrated, a heartwarming tradition has found its place—a tradition that fosters goodwill, appreciation, and an abundance of smiles—the exchange of corporate holiday gifts. These gesture of gratitude not only showcase a company's dedication to nurturing meaningful connections with clients, partners, and employees, but also embody the joyful spirit of generosity that fills the holiday festivities.

Corporate holiday gifts have evolved, taking on a remarkable role in enhancing brand reputation, strengthening bonds, and leaving a lasting impression. By carefully selecting and thoughtfully presenting these gifts, businesses have the power to create an impact that resonates far beyond the end of year festivities.

In today's fast-paced, interconnected business world, corporate holiday gifts act as a way to show that you care about your clients, partners or employees and reinforce your relationship with them.

In this article, we will present you what the full potential of corporate holiday gifts is and make you discover the limitless possibilities they hold.

Just keep in mind it's not just about the gift itself, but the intention behind it that truly matters—the desire to spread happiness and create moments of delight for all those who receive them. Let's embark together into the magic of corporate gift-giving and celebrate the joyous spirit of holidays.

Thoughtful and qualitative holiday gifts - the corporate gifts you need

The holiday seasons, wether it's Christmas, Easter or Carnival, presents multiple opportunities to express gratitude and acknowledge the contributions of those who support your business. With a wide range of gift options available, you can tailor your selections to suit the specific holiday or simply offer gifts that embody the spirit of the season. From festive and decorative items to practical and personalized presents, holiday corporate gifts bring joy and create a memorable experience for recipients.

All year round holiday gifts

  • Classic but timeless holiday gifts

When it comes to corporate holiday gifts, opting for classic but timeless choices is a surefire way to make a lasting impression. Ditching the "shitty" options and choosing high-quality products that people would genuinely want to keep is a thoughtful approach.

Tote bags are not only practical but also serve as versatile accessories that can be used for shopping, commuting, or any vacation or weekend getaways. Investing in well-made tote bags ensures durability and longevity, making them a valuable and eco-friendly choice.

Textiles like sweatshirts and t-shirts are wardrobe staples that never go out of style and that you can offer all year round. Indeed, you can offer a cosy sweatshirt in winter or a nice cap or t-shirt for the summer holidays. By selecting premium fabrics and designs, you provide recipients with comfortable and fashionable pieces that they'll want to wear over and over again. These wardrobe essentials serve as walking advertisements for your brand, increasing visibility and leaving a positive impression.

Additionally, water bottles are not only functional but also promote sustainability and wellbeing. It's also a good one if your employees or clients are planning vacations abroad such as ski vacations or summer vacations. A water bottle will always be useful so it can suit to any holiday occasion. Opting for high-quality, durable water bottles encourages recipients to stay hydrated while reducing single-use plastic waste. By choosing qualitative products, you demonstrate your commitment to offering gifts that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also practical and built to last. So, on the occasion of holidays, embrace classic yet timeless corporate gifts like tote bags, textiles, and water bottles, and provide your recipients with items they'll truly cherish and use for years to come.

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  • Purpose gifts : selfcare & wellness gifts

As any holidays approaches, wether it's end of year or summer holidays, self-care and wellness options make for thoughtful and meaningful corporate gifts. Offering wellness gifts your employees and customers when they go on holidays is a perfect opportunity to show that you genuinely care about their wellbeing.

Items such as scented candles, a calming diffuser, or a cozy blanket or nice socks are the perfect Christmas gift with a meaning. But they'll also please at any time of year. They create an atmosphere of relaxation and comfort, allowing recipients to unwind and take care of themselves while they're off.

Scented candles infuse spaces with soothing aromas, promoting relaxation and stress relief. A diffuser filled with essential oils can provide a calming and rejuvenating ambiance, enhancing overall wellbeing. Additionally, a cozy blanket or super soft socks offers warmth and coziness, inviting recipients to snuggle up and indulge in self-care & home entertaining activities full of good vibes.

By offering self-care and wellness gifts, you acknowledge the importance of mental and physical health, particularly in today's fast-paced world. These gifts serve as gentle reminders to prioritize self-care and carve out moments of tranquility in daily life. The gesture of presenting self-care items demonstrates your commitment to the holistic wellbeing of your employees and clients, fostering a sense of appreciation and goodwill.

Embrace the opportunity to promote self-care and wellness by offering purpose gifts candles, diffusers, cozy blankets, and other thoughtful gifts. It's a meaningful way to show that you value their wellbeing and want them to thrive both personally and professionally.

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  • Holiday gift giving with a meaning : desk accessories

Holidays are also a good occasion to offer items that will elevate the worklife of your employees or customers. They're sure to please & be useful all year round.

Desk accessories make excellent company holiday gifts, providing both style and functionality to enhance the work environment. From laptop cases and airpod cases to notebooks and pens, there's a wide range of options to choose from. A sleek and protective laptop case not only adds a touch of professionalism but also keeps valuable devices safe and secure. Airpod cases offer a stylish and convenient way to store and protect wireless earbuds, ensuring they are always within reach. Notebooks and pens are timeless essentials for jotting down ideas, taking notes, and staying organized. Opting for high-quality materials and designs adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to the workspace. These desk accessories serve as practical tools that can improve productivity and efficiency while also reflecting the recipient's individual style and taste.

By gifting desk accessories, you provide recipients with functional items that enhance their work experience and create a more organized and enjoyable workspace.

Consider offering desk accessories as holiday business gifts to elevate the work environment and inspire productivity and creativity for your employees, customers, and clients.

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  • Time off : Bags, suitcases, duffels & travel essentials

Wether your employees are planning to take some time off in summer, winter, or any other moment, or your company is planning an off-site, offering travel items as holiday corporate gifts to employees and clients is a thoughtful and practical gesture. A well-designed bag or suitcase provides convenience and organization, making travel smoother and more enjoyable. ( discover more [team building souvenir ideas here](team building souvenir ideas))

These travel essentials are not only functional but also symbolize the adventures and experiences that await. By gifting these items, you show that you value the well-being and leisure time of your recipients. Whether it's a weekend getaway or a longer vacation, the right bag or suitcase can enhance the travel experience, keeping belongings safe and secure while adding a touch of style.

Moreover, these gifts serve as a constant reminder of your appreciation for their hard work and dedication, even beyond the office. Consider offering bags, suitcases, or duffel bags as holiday corporate gifts, providing your employees and clients with the means to embark on memorable journeys and encouraging them to take the much-needed time off to relax and rejuvenate.

In addition to bags, suitcases, or duffel bags, offering pouches with travel essentials is a thoughtful way to enhance the travel experience for employees and clients taking some time off. These pouches can contain travel-sized toiletries such as toothbrushes, brushes and other essentials that make packing and staying organized a breeze.

By providing these handy travel kits, you ensure that recipients have everything they need for their journey, even if they forgot to pack certain items. These pouches not only demonstrate your attention to detail but also showcase your commitment to their comfort and convenience while away. Furthermore, the compact size of the pouches makes them easy to carry in handbags or pockets, allowing travelers to have their essential items readily accessible during their trips.

By combining bags, suitcases, or duffel bags with travel essential pouches, you create a comprehensive and thoughtful gift package that ensures a seamless and enjoyable travel experience.

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Christmas & New year celebrations gifts

  • Holiday party gifts - what about drinking accessoires?

While enjoying bubbles or wine during the holidays has been a long-standing tradition, the increasing controversy surrounding alcohol consumption makes it prudent to consider alternative gift options. Drinking accessories offer a thoughtful and safer choice compared to a bottle of wine or champagne.

For instance, a beautifully designed and long-lasting bottle opener, like those from Craighill, combines functionality with aesthetic appeal. These carefully crafted openers not only make the process of opening a bottle a breeze but also serve as elegant additions to any kitchen or bar setup. Similarly, a bottle stopper makes for a practical and versatile gift to keep favorite drinks last longer. Not only does it help preserve the quality and freshness of unfinished wine or champagne, but it also adds a touch of sophistication to the kitchen. A nice corkscrew is also always a good idea to open up all the good wine bottles you or your employees will receive.

By opting for those kind of accessories, you provide recipients with items that can be used and appreciated long after the holiday season. It's a thoughtful way to acknowledge their love for beverages while keeping the evolving landscape surrounding alcohol consumption in consideration. You can as well give it during an holiday party as well as part of a nice gift box.

Consider the gift of drinking accessories instead of a bottle of wine or champagne, promoting responsible enjoyment and enhancing their drinking experiences with stylish and enduring pieces.

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  • Holiday spirit - Coffee or tea mugs

Coffee and tea mugs are the perfect holiday gift that combines practicality with personal touch. During the end of year, there's nothing giving more holiday spirit quite like cozying up with coffee warm drink, and a beautifully designed mug enhances the experience.

Whether you're treating clients, employees, or business partners for the holidays, coffee and tea mugs offer a versatile and universally appreciated option. With a wide range of styles, colors, and customization options available, you can choose mugs that reflect your company's brand or add your company logo or a personal touch to make the gift more memorable.

With sleek and modern designs, there's a mug to suit every taste. Additionally, these mugs can be enjoyed year-round, reminding recipients of your thoughtful gesture long after the holidays has passed. So, consider gifting coffee and tea mugs for the Christmas season (or any other holiday), and bring warmth and joy to your professional relationships.

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  • Offer kitchen merch instead of the common sweet treats

For Christmas or New year holidays, offering sweet treats like chocolates or pralines has long been a common tradition, but why not consider a more unique and lasting gift? Instead of indulging in perishable delights, why not surprise your clients, colleagues, and partners with cooking merchandise as holiday gifts?

Kitchen utensils and gadgets make for exceptional holiday gifts that are both practical and creative. While sweet treats are enjoyed temporarily, cooking merch offers a lasting impact, reminding recipients of your thoughtful gesture every time they step into the kitchen. From high-quality knives and cutting boards to innovative appliances and stylish cookware, the options are endless.

These gifts not only provide functional value but also inspire culinary creativity and exploration. Moreover, kitchen utensils are sure to be utilized and appreciated by both cooking enthusiasts and those who simply enjoy preparing meals or delicious treats at home. By offering cooking merch, you're providing a gift that not only satisfies their taste buds but also enhances their culinary experiences for years to come.

So, this holiday season, break away from the traditional sweet treats and delight your professional relationships with long-lasting, creative, and useful kitchen utensils that are sure to bring joy and elevate their cooking adventures.

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Other festivities : Carnival, Easter, Summer holidays

  • Carnival holiday gifts : beanie, gloves or Patagonia items

When it comes to holiday gifts for employees or clients planning a ski trip or winter adventure, consider offering practical and stylish items from our catalog like custom beanie, fleece or items from renowned brands like Patagonia or The North Face.

Patagonia jackets, fleece, beanies, and gloves make excellent gifts that not only provide warmth but also exude a sense of outdoor adventure and rugged style. These high-quality and functional pieces are designed to withstand harsh winter conditions, ensuring that recipients stay cozy and comfortable throughout their travels.

By gifting winter holiday gifts, you demonstrate your commitment to their well-being and enjoyment, showing that you value their outdoor pursuits and want them to have a memorable winter experience. Whether it's hitting the slopes or exploring snowy landscapes, these gifts provide both protection and style, enhancing the overall winter trip. Your employees and clients will appreciate the thoughtfulness behind these gifts, as they prepare to embrace the cold weather with confidence and enthusiasm.

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  • Summer holiday gifts : hats & t-shirts

On the other end, summer holidays are also a thing. With a few exceptions, most of the employees, clients or partners are planning holidays in summer. So what better idea to show some attention by offering summer holiday gifts? In addition, it's original as it changes from the usual end-of-year presents everyone receives every year.

Consider gifting items like hats, including bucket hats or caps, and comfortable t-shirts that are perfect for summer activities (casual or sports t-shirts). A trendy hat can shield recipients from the sun's rays while adding a fashionable element to their summer outfits. Complementing the hat, a comfortable and stylish t-shirt with your logo or a nice design on it ensures both comfort and breathability during the hot summer days.

By selecting these summer-themed gifts, you show your thoughtfulness and consideration for the recipients' enjoyment of the season. Whether they're heading to the beach, exploring new destinations, or simply relaxing in the sun, these summer holiday gifts will accompany them on their adventures, reminding them of your appreciation and enhancing their overall experience.

Let's embrace the summer vibes and offer these delightful gifts to your employees or clients, allowing them to bask in the warmth of the season while showcasing your dedication to their summer enjoyment.

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Make it nicer by creating your own gift baskets or boxes

If you're looking to truly spoil your team or clients during holiday seasons, holiday gift baskets or boxes are the perfect choice. Indeed, a beautiful packaging can make your corporate holiday gifts for employees stand out from the crowd. You can choose to present these gifts at a corporate holiday party, whether it's a Christmas gathering, New Year's celebration or summer party. Alternatively, you can send a special package to recipients, ensuring that the spirit of the holiday reaches them wherever they may be.

At our website, we offer the option to create custom boxes, allowing you to curate a selection of products that cater to individual preferences and tastes. Our dedicated team will meticulously put together the items you choose in a beautifully presented box that can be customized with your name or the recipient's name on it. This personalization adds an extra touch of thoughtfulness and makes the gift even more special.

Whether it's a combination of a nice t-shirt or sweatshirt with your logo on it, to office accessories, aromatic candles, or premium products, each item in the gift box is carefully chosen to create a memorable and meaningful experience.

A gift basket or box is not only a generous gesture but also a way to show your appreciation and thoughtfulness. So, this holiday season, take the opportunity to create custom gift boxes and spread holiday cheer with a selection of handpicked products, expertly arranged in a personalized box that will leave a lasting impression.

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Make your holiday gift truly unique by customizing it with a logo or design

Customized holiday gifts are the perfect way to make a lasting impression and show your appreciation to clients, colleagues, and partners. Incorporating a custom logo adds a touch of professionalism and brand recognition, making the gifts not only thoughtful but also a subtle marketing opportunity. By offering customized holiday gifts, you demonstrate attention to detail and a genuine desire to provide the best corporate gifts. The ability to customize presents opens up a world of possibilities, allowing you to create something truly special and memorable.

At our company, we offer a variety of customization options to suit your needs. Whether you prefer printing with ink, embroidery on textiles, or engraved designs, we have you covered.

Our printing option allows you to showcase your logo or design with vibrant colors and intricate details. It's a versatile choice that works well on various surfaces, from mugs to notebooks and more.

If you prefer a more tactile approach, embroidery on textiles adds a touch of elegance and sophistication. Whether it's a monogram on a plush robe or a company logo on a high-quality polo shirt, embroidery brings your design to life with texture and dimension.

For a truly long-lasting and qualitative customization, our engraving option is the way to go. Engraving provides a permanent mark on items like metal pens, keychains, or glassware, creating a unique gift that will withstand the test of time.

Moreover, our customization service allows you to place your custom design or logo on one location or many, giving you the freedom to create a gift that perfectly represents your brand or reflects the recipient's individuality. By offering such a range of customization types and locations, we ensure that your corporate gifts stand out as unique and tailored to your specifications.

So, this holiday season, let us help you create the best corporate gifts by offering customized options that showcase your logo or design in the most impactful way, whether it's through printing, embroidery, or engraving.

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Holiday gift giving stress free : Planning and budgeting

When it comes to holiday corporate gifts, careful planning and budgeting are essential for a successful and stress-free experience. For example, the end-of-year festivities are a bustling time for everyone, so it's crucial to plan ahead to ensure timely delivery. Same thing for summer, as it's usually a calmer period, be sure to be Keep in mind that customization and production can sometimes take several weeks, so early planning allows you to avoid any last-minute rushes.

Moreover, by planning in advance, you'll have a wide range of corporate gift options to choose from, ensuring you find the perfect match for your recipients. At merchery.co, we offer a variety of corporate gift types, catering to different budgets and desired impressions. The pricing varies based on the quantity you order, and ordering in bulk, such as for your entire company, may result in decreased prices.

However, if you only need a few pieces, that's also possible, although it's important to consider the minimum order quantity requirements. With proper planning and consideration of your budget, you can make the most of your holiday corporate gifting experience.

Gift giving with meaningful impact

When it comes to corporate holiday gifts, it's essential to choose gifts that have a meaningful impact. Corporate Christmas gifts or holidays gifts should go beyond mere tokens of appreciation and aim to create a lasting impression on recipients.

By carefully selecting gift ideas for holidays you can demonstrate your thoughtfulness and reinforce relationships with employees and teams. The goal is to impress and show genuine appreciation for their hard work and dedication. Holiday gifts provide a unique opportunity to express gratitude and foster a positive work culture. By investing in great gifts that align with recipients' interests and preferences, you can make a lasting impact and strengthen professional relationships.Remember, the best corporate gifts are those that convey a sense of thoughtfulness, reflect the recipient's value, and leave a lasting impression.

So, this holiday season, choose gifts that have a meaningful impact and that resonates long after the festive period. As a corporate gift supplier, we'll be your best partner.

Also keep in mind that all the gifts from our selection could also work as well for other occasions such as birthdays, company updates, onboarding and much more. Have a look at our other articles about team building gift ideas, top wellness gifts for employees, mothers day gift ideas for coworkers and employee onboarding best practices. You'll find even more great tips and inspiration for corporate gift ideas. Head to our blog and start exploring!

FAQ : Corporate Gifts during the Holiday Seasons

  • What is the minimum order quantity (MOQ)?

The MOQ for each product is specified on its respective page. MOQs are typically determined by our partners. If the MOQ is a concern for you, please get in touch with us.

  • How do I place an order with Merchery?

To place an order, select the product you are interested in from our shop and follow the process. We will ask for your company information and personal details. You can also upload your company logo for a more accurate quote and product mockup. Once we receive your quote request, we aim to respond within 24 hours.

  • How are prices determined for the products?

The final price of a product depends on several factors, including the quantity, customization technique, and logo requirements. For a precise price, please request a quote. Our prices are degressive, meaning the unit price decreases with higher quantities. For additional discounts on larger orders, feel free to contact us.

  • What are the shipping options available?

We offer worldwide shipping and can deliver to different addresses. Each product has its own lead time, which is specified in working days on the product page. However, lead times may vary based on availability and the season. If you would like more information about a product's availability or lead time, please reach out to us.

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