Getting executive gifts for a CEO is a great way to show that they’re supported and appreciated by the organization they’re leading. But what do you get for someone who, on the surface, seems to have it all?
The key lies not in the price tag but in the thoughtfulness and relevance of the gift. While CEOs often find themselves in the role of the giver, it's your turn to flip the script. Here are our top picks curated by Postal’s experts that are sure to speak volumes.
12 Fantastic Gifts For CEOs in 2023
1. ONEHOPE x Kendra Scott Gift Set
The ONEHOPE x Kendra Scott Gift Set is a fantastic way to recognize the dedication and vision of a CEO. ONEHOPE, a distinguished Napa Valley winery, has always been at the forefront of blending fine wine with philanthropy. Their commitment to creating a better world in addition to great wine is evident in their collaborations and the causes they support.
Included in this set is the Iridescent Drusy Pendant Necklace—a piece that exudes elegance and sophistication. Accompanying it is the Mother of Pearl Votive Candle, a symbol of warmth and gratitude. But the centerpiece is the Silver Shimmer Sparkling Brut. This Californian wine, with its effervescent notes and delightful aroma, is versatile enough to complement a wide range of dishes, making it a perfect toast to the CEO's achievements and leadership.
2. HomePod mini
CEOs don’t have much time to spare in their days, and removing small inconveniences can free them up for critical decision-making. Enter the HomePod mini—a powerful device that’s part speaker and part digital assistant. Despite its compact size, this speaker is a powerhouse, delivering rich 360-degree audio that fills the room.
No matter what their music tastes are, the HomePod mini ensures clarity and depth in sound. But its capabilities don't end there. Integrated with Siri, Apple's intelligent assistant, it becomes more than just a speaker. Whether it's setting reminders, answering queries, or controlling other smart devices, Siri makes multitasking a breeze. Gift a CEO the HomePod mini, and enhance their office space with sound, intelligence, and innovation.
3. Cubii JR2+
In the demanding world of corporate leadership, it’s easy for a CEO's health to take a backseat amid back-to-back meetings. However, with the Cubii JR2+, prioritizing physical health becomes effortlessly integrated into their daily routine.
This state-of-the-art compact seated elliptical is designed to encourage consistent movement, ensuring that even during the most hectic days, a CEO can stay active and energized. Its sleek design ensures it fits seamlessly into any office setting, while the advanced Bluetooth synchronization feature allows for real-time tracking of fitness metrics. Gifting the Cubii JR2+ is about championing a balanced lifestyle where health and leadership go hand in hand.
4. CEO Excellence: The Six Mindsets That Distinguish the Best Leaders from the Rest
Top-performing CEOs make a point to incorporate continuous learning into their days, no matter how busy they are. "CEO Excellence" is a deep dive into the psyche of the world's most successful CEOs, unraveling the mindsets that set them apart.
Curated from in-depth interviews and extensive research, this book offers a treasure trove of insights, anecdotes, and actionable strategies that can serve as both inspiration and a roadmap for budding and established leaders alike. Gifting this book presents CEOs with the collective wisdom of their peers, ensuring they are equipped with knowledge that can elevate their performance.
5. The Cabin Kit
Every CEO deserves moments of indulgence, a break from the relentless pace of the corporate world. The Cabin Kit offers just that. This carefully curated set includes a selection of gourmet cheeses and artisan popcorn, perfect for a relaxed evening.
But the highlight is a bottle of Patz and Hall Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir, renowned for its depth and quality. Ultimately, the Cabin Kit is an invitation to a delightful culinary experience.
6. The Chinese Money Plant
For any high-level executive, the ambiance of a workspace plays a pivotal role in fostering creativity and clarity. The Chinese Money Plant, with its unique coin-like foliage, offers more than just aesthetic appeal. Often referred to as "the friendship plant," it stands as a symbol of enduring relationships, growth, and prosperity.
Its popularity isn't just anecdotal. In 2022, the New York Times ranked it as a top gift, highlighting its appeal as both a stylish decor piece and a meaningful gesture.
7. Restore Gift Box
In the relentless hustle of a CEOs day-to-day, finding moments of tranquility can be a challenge. The Restore Gift Box is a thoughtfully curated oasis of calm, designed specifically for those that need some R&R.
It contains a handpicked selection of the finest teas from the Silver Needle Tea Company, promising a soothing escape with every sip. The "Lavender" Gold tin candle sets the ambiance, while the Rosehip & Clay facial mask from Formulary 55 offers a spa-like experience, right from the comfort of one's home. Gifting the Restore Gift Box is an invitation for a CEO to pause, reflect, and rejuvenate within their demanding schedule.
8. The Grillmaster Gift Set
For the CEO who finds joy in the sizzle of the grill and the aroma of barbecued meats, The Grillmaster Gift Set is the ultimate tribute. This ensemble boasts gourmet treasures like the Bone Doctor's Sweet and Spicy BBQ sauce, which promises to elevate every dish with its balanced flavors.
The unique TBJ Maple Bacon Jam introduces a smoky sweetness, turning ordinary burgers into gourmet masterpieces. The set also includes essential tools like the Bear Paws meat shredder, ensuring that the grilling experience is as seamless as it is enjoyable.
9. Cooperstown Distillery Hall of Champions Golf Decanter Bourbon Whiskey
Every drop of this premium bourbon whiskey tells a story of craftsmanship and legacy. Housed in an intricately designed golf club decanter, it pays homage not just to the game's Scottish roots but also to the pursuit of excellence—a trait shared by seasoned CEOs.
The Cooperstown Distillery's Hall of Champions Golf Decanter Bourbon Whiskey is a journey through time and tradition. Gifting this bourbon is an acknowledgment of a CEO's dedication and a toast to their continued success.
10. Yeti Roadie 24 Hard Cooler w/ Picnic Pack
Small moments of relaxation that can make all the difference in a CEO’s busy life. The Yeti Roadie 24 Hard Cooler, paired with a gourmet picnic pack, offers just that—a chance for a CEO to unwind, whether it's a weekend retreat or a brief escape during a hectic day.
This cooler, known for its durability and design, comes with an array of gourmet sausages and cheese spreads, ensuring a delightful culinary experience. Gifting the Yeti Roadie is more than just a gesture; it's an invitation for a CEO to take a moment for themselves, savoring quality and luxury.
11. Bose QuietComfort 45 Wireless Headphones
Within their packed schedule of board meetings, investor calls, and tight deadlines, every CEO craves moments of solace. The Bose QuietComfort 45 Wireless Headphones are designed to carve out a personal sanctuary of sound.
Renowned for their noise-canceling capability and unmatched audio clarity, these headphones are more than just a tech accessory; they're a personal escape. Whether it's tuning into a podcast, listening to a favorite track, or simply drowning out the world, these headphones promise an unparalleled audio experience.
12. Luxorro Full Grain Leather Briefcase
As the external face of a company, a CEO’s first impressions matter. Handcrafted with meticulous attention to detail, The Luxorro Full Grain Leather Briefcase stands as a symbol of elegance and professionalism.
The rich full-grain Vachetta leather, known for its durability and natural sheen, ages gracefully, adding character with time. With multiple compartments and a design that marries style with utility, this briefcase is both a functional tool and a fashion statement.
CEO Gifts Are a Great Way To Show Your Leader Your Appreciation
CEOs have a seemingly endless list of subordinates to check in with, investors to call, and other items on their to-do list. Thoughtfully chosen CEO gifts convey gratitude for the extra time they put in and show that they’re supported by the organization they’re leading.
With Postal, you can elevate your gifting strategy beyond a one-time gesture. Our platform is a powerful tool in account-based marketing (ABM) and sales prospecting, especially when targeting the influential C-suite. Postal offers curated selections, automation, and integration of offline engagement, ensuring that your gifts not only resonate but also play a pivotal role in building and nurturing key business relationships.
Why stop at a single act of gratitude? Chat with Postal today and redefine how you express appreciation in the corporate realm.
Alex Barca is the Director of Demand Generation at Postal, where she oversees paid acquisition, direct mail, corporate gifting, and inbound sales development. Prior to Postal, Alex worked across marketing functions at Bullhorn and Curata. Outside of work, Alex enjoys watching reality TV and spending time with family and friends in the NYC area.