No matter how you feel about it, corporate gifting is an essential aspect of modern business. Whether you’re trying to thank a loyal customer or recognize the hard work of your employees, corporate gifts can help build stronger relationships and increase brand loyalty.
So let’s explore some unique corporate gift ideas that can help you stand out from the crowd and leave a lasting impression.
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Considerations For Choosing Corporate Gifts

Before you start browsing for gifts, it’s important to consider some key factors to make sure that your gifts are well-received and appropriate for the giftee. Here are a few things to keep in mind when selecting corporate gifts:
  • Budget – Determine your budget before you start shopping to avoid overspending.
  • Recipient Demographics – Consider the interests, lifestyle, and preferences of the person you’re gifting to. For instance, if they enjoy a good drink, barware or bar tools might be a good choice.
  • Company Culture – Keep in mind your company’s culture and values. The gift should align with your brand image and values.

Top Corporate Gift Ideas

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Mixology Courses Online

Online mixology courses are becoming increasingly popular, and they make a great gift for employees or clients who enjoy a good cocktail.
For clients or employees who enjoy learning new skills, online mixology classes might be a perfect fit. These classes can teach participants how to create classic cocktails, make homemade syrups, or even pair cocktails with food.
Of course, that’s a personal interest, so this is a great gift for an employee’s anniversary or as a bonus for a job well done, if you know that person loves cocktails. These courses can help recipients learn how to make delicious drinks in the comfort of their own home and is a unique idea that’s sure to be warmly received.

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Personalized Barware

Personalized barware is a unique gift that can be customized to fit your recipient’s interests or your company’s brand. Customized barware, such as a personalized cocktail shaker or a set of personalized whiskey glasses, shows that you’ve put thought and effort into the gift. Plus, it’s a gift that can be used time and time again, reminding the recipient of your thoughtful gesture.

Bar Tools Set

A bar tools set is an excellent gift for the cocktail enthusiast. A high-quality set of bar tools, such as a cocktail shaker, jigger, and strainer, can help take their cocktail game to the next level. We have a ton of different options to choose from, ranging from basic to more elaborate sets, so you can find something that fits your budget.

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Customized Cocktail Recipe Book

A customized cocktail recipe book is an excellent gift for the cocktail enthusiast. You can include recipes for classic cocktails, personal favorites, or even signature cocktails that align with your brand. Additionally, you can include photos and personalized messages to make the book even more special.

Monogrammed Cocktail Napkins

Monogrammed cocktail napkins are an elegant and personalized gift that can be used at home or in the office. You can customize the napkins with your company’s logo or the recipient’s initials, and they are available in a range of colors and materials. Pair them with barware or another gift to make it really complete.
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Personalized Wine Glasses

Personalized wine glasses are a great gift for clients or employees who enjoy wine. You can customize the glasses with your company’s logo or the recipient’s name, and they are available in many different styles, from stemless to oversized glasses. Add a
 or even a nice bottle of wine, and you’re all set!

How To Get Creative With Your Gifts

Customized Gift Box

A customized gift box is a unique and thoughtful way to present your gift. You can customize the box with your company’s logo or branding, and you can include other small gifts, such as cocktail garnishes or mini bottles of alcohol, to make the gift even more special.
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Handwritten Note

A handwritten note is a simple but powerful way to personalize your gift. You can include a message of thanks or appreciation, and it shows that you’ve put real thought and effort into the gift. You can also use the note to explain the reasoning behind the gift or to share a personal story or anecdote.
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Creative Gift Wrapping

Creative gift wrapping can make your gift stand out and create a lasting impression. You can use colorful wrapping paper, unique gift tags, or decorative ribbons and bows to make the gift feel special. Additionally, you can use other creative elements, such as dried flowers or other small decorations, to add a personal touch.
So even though it can seem impersonal at first, corporate gifting is an excellent way to show appreciation and build stronger relationships with clients and employees– and it doesn’t have to be boring! By choosing unique and thoughtful gifts, you can set your company apart and leave a lasting impression.
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Whether you’re gifting online mixology courses, personalized barware, or customized cocktail recipe books, there are so many different options to choose from. With a little creativity and thoughtfulness, you can find the perfect gift to show your appreciation and build stronger business relationships.

About Melanie Tornroth

A former English teacher, Melanie optimistically embraces the struggle that is work-from-home parenthood as the in-house writer for A Bar Above. When not responding to “Mom” and writing articles for ABA, she also runs Goodnickels Photography, loves to cuddle her cats, and is perfecting the art of keeping her pandemic “fermentation babies” alive.