Ideas for Corporate Gifts

  • Coffees, teas, cups, coffee makers, teapots
  • Food gifts
  • Gift baskets
  • Desk accessories, such as bookends, pens, globe, maps, figurines
  • Drinkware  including stemware, decanters
  • Vases, sculpture, figurines
  • Sports-related items, suchas clothing, memorabilia, tickets, equipment
  • Candy dish
  • Candles, portpourri
  • For some gifts, personal accessories, such as cuff links, tie clip, watch, scarves, wallet, handbag, fragrance are appropriate.
  • Gift certificates
  • Activity gifts, such as
  • Tickets or gifts certificates to spas, restaurants, concerts, or entertainment venues
  • Books: bestsellers, books of interest to the recipient or books on local/regional topic
  • Plants and flowers (Sometimes)

Other Resources

Protocol Partners-Washington Center for Protocol, a private protocol services firm, has a well-written "protocol brief" on corporate gift giving.