Gift giving in the corporate world can be a really important, but nerve-wracking prospect. Whether you want to send a professional thank you gift to a client, celebrate a birthday, or get a group gift for the boss, giving a gift to a business connection can be delicate so it is essential to maintain proper business etiquette and boundaries at all times. We have compiled a list of appropriate and thoughtful corporate gift ideas to make it a little bit easier:
A fruit basket is a classic choice for a corporate gift for a reason and this assortment brings it to the next level. It’s got nuts, dried fruit, chocolate covered pretzels, everything you need for that perfect balance between savory and sweet.
With a carefully curated selection of sweets, Dylan’s Candy Bar offers a sweet corporate gift option.
Deliver a smile to your employee on his or her birthday or congratulate them on a new baby with the tasteful gift of flowers. We are especially partial to this beautiful mixed bouquet of roses and eucalyptus.
A scarf is a really sweet gift that is sure to be appreciated by any recipient. It’s also a very versatile gift. It can be tied around a bag, a chic accessory for your neck, or in your hair.
A tie is a really great corporate gift idea because what do men typically wear in corporate settings? Ties! Depending on who you are gifting to, you can choose a simpler solid color tie or one with a more colorful print or pattern.
Simple, modern, and elegant, this briefcase from Maverick & Co is a great choice for a corporate gift. Anyone who works in the corporate world needs a briefcase and the design of this one is sure to appeal.
You can gift tickets to the theater, a concert, or a sporting event to show your appreciation or mark a corporate milestone.
Give the gift of a portable power bank to keep your tech gadgets recharged on the go. It’s something that anyone can use and is entirely within appropriate bounds in a corporate setting.
Wine is an elegant option and a subscription keeps your gift coming again and again, solidifying that corporate connection.
And lastly, when not sure what to get your co-worker, a gift card is a safe bet. An Amazon gift card means the receiver has access to the enormous world of Amazon goods and they can choose whatever they want.
Ultimately, whatever corporate gift ideas you go with, make sure you go about it in an appropriate way. It can be worthwhile to check with your company's rules to make sure that gift is compliant. But don't forget with all the bureaucracy the point of giving a gift--to show your appreciation for someone in your life. Write a note, buy them a gift, make them something, it doesn't really matter, as long as you make them feel appreciated without crossing any professional boundaries.