36 Best Corporate Holiday Gift Ideas: The Complete 2023 Guide

36 Best Corporate Holiday Gift Ideas: The Complete 2023 Guide

September 21, 2023

As the holiday season draws near, the promise of well-deserved rest approaches. Yet, amidst the winter wonderlands, there's another opportunity for professionals—a chance to cultivate meaningful offline connections with employees, customers, and prospects.

In this guide we provide you 36 corporate holiday gifting ideas and strategies to create memorable moments with the people who matter to your business.

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Corporate Holiday Gift Ideas for All

1. Spoonful of Comfort - Cookies for Santa Holiday Package

The white-bearded, red-suited legend works all night and needs his fuel. Grab a plate—we’ve got all his favorites ready to set out.

2. Loved and Found - Jolly Holiday Gift Box

Gift all the flavors of Christmas with the Jolly Holiday Box. Festive shades of red and green adorn celebratory treats, making this the perfect way to send warm Holiday wishes to family, friends, and colleagues.

3. Apotheke - Firewood 3-Wick Scented Candle

Create the warm and nostalgic aroma of a crackling winter bonfire with Firewood. This seasonal 3-Wick Scented Candle is made with a premium soy wax blend and essential and perfume-grade fragrance oils and comes in a festive gold vessel. Warm cardamom and nutmeg combine with rich birch tar, patchouli, and cedar wood to create the aroma of crackling winter bonfire.

4. Pretzelwich - Christmas Pretzel Chocolate Bark

For someone in your life who has been extra nice this year, gift them with this yummy chocolate pretzel bark. Loaded with pretzels, milk chocolate, and festive holiday toppings. They're impossible to resist!

5. Bake Me A Wish! - Santas Got a Brand New Bag

This gift of sweets contains six holiday cookies (Candy Cane, Snowman, and Christmas Tree) and four seasonal brownies (Gingerbread and Peppermint). Plus 10 gold foil-wrapped chocolates for some extra sparkle! Each Santa Sack is delivered with a greeting card.

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Corporate Holiday Gift Ideas for Employees

Organizations use offline engagement to bring remote teams closer together and strengthen the bonds of virtual workforces. Sending offline items to employees increases happiness and boosts productivity, driving more revenue. Below are a few company holiday gift ideas including the vendor who offers the item.

6. Holiday Branded Apple AirPods Gen 2

With plenty of talk and listen time, voice-activated Siri access, and an available wireless charging case, AirPods deliver an incredible wireless headphone experience. Simply take them out and they’re ready to use with all your devices. Put them in your ears and they connect immediately, immersing you in rich, high-quality sound. Just like magic.

7. OHOM UI  Mug

This  innovative self-heating mug and dual-function pad, also capable of wirelessly  charging your phone, ensures that your favorite beverages stay at just the  right temperature all day long. It's a perfect companion for remote workers  settling into their home office, whether they prefer tea, coffee, or any  other warm drink while they work or unwind.

8. Humanity  Wine

Choose  from our wide selection of Humanity Wine's favorites from gift sets to  variety packs of delicious flavors.

9. Knack  Shops - Happy Holiday Gift Set

Knack's  Happy Holidays gift set exudes elegance with red and gold accents. It  contains 30 inspirational quote cards, a stunning mercury glass candle with a  cypress, cardamom, and peppercorn scent, plus three artisanal dark chocolate  bars in festive packaging, crafted by Seattle chocolatier, jcoco.

10. One Hope  - Sweets & Treats Gift Box

Celebrate  the holiday season with the ultimate combination of Pinot Noir and delectable  treats. Enjoy the delightful harmony of sweet and salty popcorn, asiago  chips, and salted caramel almond chocolate chip cookies perfectly  complemented by the Vintner Collection Pinot Noir.

Corporate Holiday Gift Ideas for Clients

If your role involves customer success or support, you know the importance of advocacy and renewals. Here are some more holiday gifts for customers to impress, surprise, and delight your valuable clientele:

11. Baked By Melissa -  Holiday Cheer Cupcakes

Send something sweet this Holiday season. Choose your favorite 25-pack of cupcakes!

12. ONEHOPE - Holiday Wine and Custom Etched Wood Box

ONEHOPE, a prestigious Napa Valley winery and philanthropic platform, has donated over $8 million to support 30,000+ nonprofits, spreading hope through wine. Your company logo will be etched on the wooden box in this gift set. The California Sparkling Wine included features fresh apple and nectarine aromas with hints of baked bread, offering a crisp, fruity palate of peach, berries, and pear.

13. Mini Melanie - Christmas Cake Pops

The holidays are here with delicious, festive cake pops! Choose between 6, 12 or 24 individually wrapped cake pops in chocolate and vanilla sprinkle flavors.

14. Spoonful of Comfort - Winter Soup & Warm Surroundings Package

For head-to-toe-cozy gift giving, we’ve got it covered. Nourishing soup, scrumptious cookies, and warm fuzzies galore—from socks, warming pack and blanket—make this a complete package of hearty delights.

15. Rachel’s Kitchen - UK Festive Cupcake Selection

Send a mixed box of festively decorated cupcakes this Christmas. This selection features Christmas Tree pretzels, candy cane design and gold ‘Merry Christmas’ plaque. They will include a mixture of vanilla, chocolate and red velvet cupcakes. Nuts are not included as an ingredient in this selection.

Corporate Holiday Gift Ideas for Sales

The outcome of integrating an offline strategy within a sales process is scientifically proven. Studies show that sales reps generate more than twice as much revenue when they distribute a small gift at the onset of their negotiations. Here are a few unique holiday gift ideas and positioning inspiration that you can use to get your prospects to take action this holiday season:

16. Knack  Shops - Spa Gift Set

Expressing  self-care demonstrates your thoughtfulness for your prospect's welfare. At  the Postal Marketplace, you'll find a variety of spa gift sets tailored to  different personality types, offering relief from the stresses of daily life.

17. Chef Bob  Coffee

Chef  Bob's Artisan Roasts provide the coffee beans to power your morning rituals  or evening creative sessions. Every bag features artwork by the talented John  Horrell. Recognizing the daily grind, consider gifting your prospect with  something that kickstarts their day on a positive note.

18. Stockyards  - New York Strip Steak

Stock  Yards' New York Strip Steaks stand out as a superior choice. Recognized as  "The King of Steak," these beautifully marbled steaks make an  excellent present for any grill enthusiast.

19. Fanmats - NFL Holiday Sweater Starter Mat

Show off your fandom all season long with Happy Holidays Starter Mat from Sports Licensing Solutions. Made with 100% nylon carpet and non-skid recycled vinyl backing. Can be placed on any floor type. Machine washable; vacuum regularly and spot clean for any easy and quick clean.

20. Canada Baskits - Canada Let it Snow Gift Box

Send sales team members this festive holiday box with hot chocolate, cozy socks, and a holiday treat!

Corporate Holiday Gift Ideas for Account-Based Marketing

87% of B2B marketers are using ABM to drive a higher ROI. The expansive variety of holiday gift options in the Postal Marketplace makes it easy for you to take conversations with key stakeholders and decision makers to the next level. Here are a few holiday gift ideas:

21. Runamok  - Sugarmaker's Cut Maple Syrup

Runamok,  a Vermont-based family-owned company, began with a core focus on  high-quality, organic maple syrup and has since diversified its offerings to  include a range of maple and honey-based products. This holiday season,  explore their delectable collection of organic Grade A Amber Color Rich Taste  maple syrups.

22. The  Macallan Whiskey

The  Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old is a part of the Double Cask series that  harmonizes the timeless Macallan essence with the distinct sweetness of  American oak. It represents a perfectly balanced, full-bodied single malt,  featuring notes of honey, citrus, and ginger.

23. Totally  Chocolate - Poinsettia Belgian Chocolate Bar

Elevate  your employee appreciation to a grand scale with Totally Chocolate's largest  engraved chocolate bars, crafted from pure Belgian milk chocolate. This  lavish gesture will undoubtedly stand out amidst the sea of ordinary holiday  presents. It's the ideal way to honor those deserving of celebration!

24. Boarderie  - Ready-to-Graze Charcuteries Boards

Boarderie  is your solution for simplifying your next party. Co-founders Aaron &  Julie Menitoff, with over two decades of experience in the hospitality  industry, have cultivated global connections with expert cheesemongers and  charcuterie artisans. Leveraging these relationships, along with their  dedicated team, they craft meticulously arranged, vacuum-sealed cheese and  charcuterie boards. Now, all you need to do is unwrap and serve—no need for a  caterer.

25. Coup Champagne - Happy Holiday Bottle of Champagne

Coup  Champagne: For over 130 years, the Dumangin J. Fils Champagne house has  crafted intricate champagnes brimming with fruitiness and exceptional  richness. These qualities are a testament to the distinct character of the  Premier Cru Terroirs of the "Montagne de Reims." With unwavering  passion, the family continues to honor their traditions while ambitiously  pursuing excellence in their craft.

Corporate Holiday Card Ideas

Holiday cards hold a unique power in the world of business relationships. These thoughtful notes, whether for internal joy or client appreciation, go beyond promotion. They deepen loyalty and foster connection. Here are a few holiday card ideas that will resonate with your recipients:

26. Sweeter  Cards - Winter Celebration

Sweeter  Cards Sea offers St. Louis-made salted caramel dark chocolate with Fair Trade  Certified™ ingredients. Crafted with care, these bars feature vanilla  caramel, cane sugar, cream, butter, and Madagascar vanilla, topped with  Mediterranean sea salt. Elevate your card-giving while supporting meaningful  employment through their partnership with the St. Louis Sheltered Workshop.

27. Corporate  Gift Cards

Make a  lasting impression and foster stronger connections within your business  network by sending gift cards. Elevate your corporate gifting strategy today  and leave a lasting impact that speaks volumes about your company's  appreciation and generosity.

Holiday Virtual Event Experiences

Deliver experiential moments this holiday season. Each of these virtual experiences are available in the Postal Event Marketplace and are ready to go with event kits, hosts, and more.

28. Truffle  Shuffle - Gnocchi Cooking Kit

Imagine  receiving this cooking kit as a thoughtful corporate gift for your virtual  team building event. It's not just a standard food-tasting experience; it's  an opportunity for your team to unwind, interact, and bond in a unique way.  Instead of simply sending gift cards, schedule a cooking event where everyone  can join in, learn new cooking techniques, try new recipes, and create  delicious meals together. It's the perfect way to engage in a shared activity  and foster connections while enjoying a relaxed, virtual gathering with your  team.

29. Plant  Gem - Wreath Workshop Kit

Everything  you need to create a wonderful festive wreath. Includes floral clippers,  copper wreath form, floral tape, copper wire, instructions, and access to online tutorials

30. Liquor  Lab - Cocktail Making Kit

Consider  this cocktail-making kit as a versatile corporate gift for team-building  events, suitable for both enthusiasts and non-drinkers. Whether your team  prefers mixology experiments or simply sipping wine, beer, cider, or spirits,  this kit offers a delightful way to bond and enjoy shared experiences.

Corporate Holiday Gift ideas for Demand Generation

Postal customers have been using the offline channel to boost conversion rates, elevate social media presence and engagement, boost email performance, and generate more content downloads. Here are some corporate holiday gift strategies for demand generation:

31. Holiday-Themed Incentives

Offer a holiday-themed gift in exchange for downloading your eBook or filling out a demo form. 

32. Festive Prize Draw: Corporate Giveaway

Host a giveaway in which each person who fills out your form (webinar, eBook, white paper, report, etc.) is entered into a drawing for a festive prize.

33. Gift Gamification: Adding Seasonal Flair

Gamify a PDF, landing page, guide, or article by hiding seasonal items as “Golden Tickets” using a Postal MagicLink to hold the attention of your reader and increase the retention of the material by boosting the time spent on the page.

34. Automate Gift Incentives: Nurture Campaigns

Automate gift offerings to be sent at various stages of your nurture campaigns to incentivize leads to take action like booking a meeting (use one of our calendar integrations to make this super easy!)

35. Punny Outreach: Corporate Gift Messages

Go with a punny message: “I’d love to get a meeting with you to show you something sweet. In the meantime, here’s some of my favorite holiday cookies.” or “Our solution will surely spice up your game. Try these festive seasonings on us.”

36. Social Media Giveaways

Run a holiday-themed giveaway campaign on social media—gift giveaways generate organic engagement and create favorable impressions of your brand.

Postal is critical to any demand generation or customer marketing strategy. It has helped us to increase conversion rates, accelerate the buying cycle, grow our advocacy engine, and delight new and returning customers at important moments along their journey.

- Emily Popson, Senior Director of Demand & Customer Marketing, CallRail

6 Ways to Present Your Corporate Holiday Gift with Genuine Warmth

Get your gears turning on how to offer a gift without it coming off as a bribe. Here are six ways to position your gift as a gesture.

1. “Wishing you the best holiday season...”

2. “I can’t thank you enough for taking this meeting with me. I want to express my gratitude with an early holiday present from one of my favorite marketplace vendors...”

3. “Happy {Insert day of the week}! As a much needed break is around the corner for many of us, I wanted to send a little something to help you relax and recharge this holiday season...” 

4. “I wanted to make a charitable donation on your behalf this holiday season...”

5. “Happy Holidays from ____!” 

6. I put together a collection of my favorite things this holiday season, enjoy a magical surprise! Thanks for being a wonderful [customer, teammate, prospect]. Very grateful for you.

Corporate Holiday Gifting: Do's and Don'ts

Do:

1. Designate budget by team and segment.

* Postal Pro Tip: Postal admins can use Postal’s team management and budgeting feature to provide reps or users with monthly funds so they can track their spend as well.

2. Understand the goals, challenges, and interests of your recipient to personalize accordingly.  

3. Be mindful of your humor and sarcasm. 

4. Consider cultural nuances. 

* Postal Pro Tip: Refer to our International Gifting Guide before executing a global offline campaign.

5. Express gratitude for partnership. 

6. Establish a “Gifting Code of Conduct” in your organization.

* Postal Pro Tip: Bulk approve items for your team to send in Postal that align with your brand's image and standards. Discover bulk employee appreciation gifts to help make your decision easier.

7. Double check the recipient’s mailing and contact information.

* Postal Pro Tip: Use MagicLinks or gift emails to enable your recipient to provide their mailing address and ensure address verification.

Don't:

1. Make assumptions the recipient celebrates certain holidays. 

2. Put off planning a holiday gifting campaign until the last minute. 

3. Use cliché or overgeneralized holiday messaging.

4. Forget to double check your recipient list and ensure it includes everyone. 

5. Over-personalize or try predicting someone’s interests without enough information. 

6. Intrude on privacy. 

7. Come off as promotional or have your gesture sound like a bribe.

That’s a wrap 

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Rich Pusateri
Rich Pusateri

Rich is a B2B marketing enthusiast with a passion for storytelling through relatable content and memorable experiences. Rich was one of the first founding team members of Postal when he started as an intern in 2019 and now holds the Content Marketing Manager role.