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Latest Gifting trends for Incentive Travel Programs

Brian Boucher

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As many of us prepare for another hectic holiday season, many corporate meeting planners are entering the final stages of organizing Q1/Q2 Incentive Trips, National Sales Meetings, Corporate Retreats, etc. In honor of Black Friday & Cyber Monday, we wanted to share some hot gift ideas and trendy items that the Choice Gifts team has seen for the upcoming incentive travel season. If you typically include gifting as part of your program, now is the time to begin brainstorming and sourcing gifts to avoid last minute delivery delays while inventories are still plentiful.
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How to avoid the annual panic around B2B gifting

Tom Stearns

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It’s that time of year of again – time for corporate holiday gift planning. Yes, planning – that’s the optimal word. Typically the word is panicking, because most people don’t actually plan their corporate gifts. If you do, congratulations, you can probably skip the rest of this article.

So let’s get right to it. If you intend to provide memorable corporate gifts to employees, clients, partners, vendors or anyone else, here are a few things you should be thinking about now: Read more…

Choose your own: The new look of brand name business gifts

Brian Boucher

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Emotional appeal skyrockets when companies offer a selection of brand name gifts to reward their employees. Imagine yourself in this scenario: it’s reward time for your sales force. Hundreds of hardworking employees and their significant others are about to show up for three days of rest, relaxation and recognition. There are activities from daybreak to well past sunset. You’ve got speakers to inspire, presentations to give, and gifts to… Well, what about the gifts? Read more…

What not to do when rewarding employees

Heather Biben

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Common mistakes can lead to incentive program disasters.

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Even reward programs implemented with the best of intentions can fail miserably when common mistakes occur. The best cure for incentives-gone-wrong is preventive planning. Sidestepping just a few common errors can help your program become an unqualified success. Read more…

3 things corporations absolutely must consider before choosing their next gift

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blog-gift-garbageWe’ve all seen it over and over again. A company decides to thank its (fill in the blank: staff, customers, providers, Town Council members) for their (another blank: hard work, business, service, unyielding support). They need (a gift, several gifts, lots of gifts).

They turn to (their trusted gift supplier, the first name in their Google search, someone they heard about from someone or other). And after an in-depth discussion (usually about money and delivery) what do they decide to give?

Whoa! What’s this another calendar? And gee it has the giver’s logo on it. Or maybe it’s…a coffee mug! Will the generosity never cease? Read more…