Why Corporate Gifting Is Important

Are you looking for a way to make your company stand out? Corporate gifting is an important practice that firms should be leveraging year-round to show appreciation, build relationships with partners and clients, reward employees, increase brand awareness and impact ROI. But how do you ensure that your corporate gifting is effective and impactful? In this blog post we’ll take a look at why corporate gifting is so important, the best types of gifts to give, as well as various tips to ensure success in your corporate gifting program. Read on to get started!

What is Corporate Gifting?

Understanding corporate gifting can be daunting for business professionals who are used to transactional relationships. But what if we were to tell you that it’s not as difficult — or as expensive — as it may seem? Corporate gifting is a powerful tool in the world of marketing and relationship building.  It’s a highly effective way to generate impactful touchpoints; build meaningful connections with clients, collaborators, and employees; reward loyalty; celebrate milestones; and create lasting impressions. 

The Psychology of Corporate Gifting

Giving gifts in a business setting isn’t just about the object itself – it’s actually all tied up with psychology! When you show someone that special touch, surprise them or treat them like royalty, they’re likely to value your gift (and you!) much more. Not only does this make things nicer for everyone involved but research even suggests that these kinds of gestures can lead to increased feelings of trust and reciprocity down the line. Corporate gifting might not seem fancy on its own—but if done thoughtfully and with care? The impact is huge!

Why is Corporate Gifting Important?

Receiving a gift is a powerful experience. Think about it: when we give someone something, either as part of our business or personal relationships, that gesture creates an enduring bond between us and them – one that not only shows appreciation but also promises future loyalty. So if you’re looking to boost customer satisfaction or show your employees how much they mean to you, gifting can be an invaluable investment with great returns!

Benefits of Corporate Gifting

When done right, corporate gifting can bring many benefits to businesses. It helps to show your customers that they are valued, while also building stronger relationships with them. A thoughtful gift sends the message that you care about them and appreciate their support, which can be a powerful motivator for customers to continue doing business with you in the future. 

Corporate gifting is also great for employee morale. A small token of appreciation can go a long way towards making employees feel valued for their hard work and dedication, which in turn will increase job satisfaction and reduce turnover rates. Plus, when team members feel appreciated, they are more likely to stay motivated and productive—which will benefit the company in the long run.

What to Give

When it comes to selecting your corporate gifts, there are countless options available depending on your budget and goals.  LimeLily offers a wide range of high quality, artisan-style gifts for your prospects, clients, and employees.  Here are ten of our best sellers:

With a gift book filled with all the ways to say, “Thank You”, you can’t go wrong sending our award-winning and best selling Thanks a Latte gift box to your clients or employees. It really is the perfect way to express your gratitude! Perfect for client and employee appreciation, new hire and onboarding, corporate event welcome gifts, hospitality and VIP guest gifts, speaker thank you gifts, and anything else you want to show your appreciation for.

This gift set is perfect for welcoming a new employee to your team. The mug is grey with a white “welcome” message, and the set comes with two pour-over coffees, a coffee flavored lollipop, candied pecans, cold brew coffee popcorn and chocolate covered espresso beans. It’s the perfect way to show your new hire that you’re excited to have them on board!

Chocked full of everything needed for a personal charcuterie spread, our best selling Board Of Directors charcuterie gourmet gift box steals the show! Perfect for client appreciation gifts, boss’s day, employee recognition, host/hostess gift, hospitality, and realtor/lender gifts. Great for milestone celebrations too!

Self care has never been so important, especially in the workplace. The ME TIME journal is the perfect way to get them to relax and take some time for themselves. This beautiful guided journal comes with a Recess blood orange mood beverage, a sleek gold pen, vanilla sugar scrub with a bamboo spoon, lip balm, shampoo/body bar and pure beauty balm. We place all items in this glossy white gift box with a coordinating Time for Me band. It’s the perfect way to show that you care about their wellbeing – and it makes the perfect employee self care gift!

Cheese boards are all the rage! And so is giving corporate gifts your clients and employees can experience.  With a bamboo cutting board along with our camembert spreadable cheese, sharp cheddar cheese bar, olive oil and sea salt crackers, olive tapenade, rustic vegetable dip, roasted & salted pistachios, sweetened cranberries, a porcelain dipping dish, mini wooden spoon and knife spreader, this gift has everything they need to create a fun and delicious cheese board to share with family and friends.

This gift set is perfect for the executive who loves to drink whiskey and stay organized. The C.E.O. (Consume Every Ounce) rocks glass is a heavyweight, crystal clear glass with a thick base that will make their favorite whiskey taste even better. It comes with Whiskey Pop caramel corn to snack on while they work; Hobble Creek wine based whiskey and dehydrated orange slices for garnish to enjoy after a long day or before dinner; a Beiluner Ballpoint Pen in a gift box with refill and a black journal so they can write down all of their great ideas. Cheers!

This gift is perfect for the person who just accomplished something great! The journal helps them document their success, the sparkling cider toast celebrates them, the sweet and fruity popcorn is a delicious snack, the apricot jam petites are a nice treat, and the inspiration pop up cards give them words of encouragement. Everything in this gift is meant to celebrate and encourage their continued success. Well done, congratulations!

Get their creative juices flowing with our What’s The Big Idea gft box. They’ll be able to capture all of their big ideas in the oversized, 180 page sketchbook while enjoying chocolate shortbread cookies and fresh brewed pour over coffee. We’ve even included a ceramic travel mug to take it on the go. Perfect for welcoming new hires, inspiring creativity, and fostering employee happiness.

With everything they need to relax and rejuvenate, this set is perfect for anyone who wants to feel their best.  It’s a perfect gift to send at the start of a new year, when they’ve been sick, or just feeling down and out.  Included in this modern, artisan gift set are citrus ginger tea drops, apricot jam petites, wildflower honey, honey dipper, ceramic teapot, Bee Zen peach and honey, Mediterranean apricots, and a bee happy notepad.

The Executive Wine Box is the perfect way to show your appreciation for your clients or as a corporate holiday gift. It includes a selection of Kendall Jackson wines, chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon, paired with delicious cheddar cheese spread, garlic mustard fig jam, olive oil and sea salt crackers, and sweet dried apricots. To top it off, the box also comes with a mini dish, spoon, and spreader. Pistachios are also included for a crunchy finish. This gift is sure to impress any wine lover!

Final Thoughts

Corporate gifting is a time-honored tradition that can benefit businesses of all sizes. When done right, it’s an effective way to show appreciation for customers and employees alike while strengthening relationships with both groups. So don’t underestimate its power—start using corporate gifting today!

LimeLily offers a wide selection of ready to ship and customized corporate gifts.

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