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Most Useful Custom Employee Gifts During A Pandemic

It's been over 14 months of many unknowns, Nurturing employee engagement in a work-from-home setting may present unique challenges. Employees are working from home, people are socially distancing, and virtual events have become the new norm. With so many big changes, it's no surprise that gifting continues to look different. Balancing work with life can be a challenge, especially when your office is also your living room. With people spending most of their time at home, employee gifts that promote comfort and relaxation are have been extra popular.

In order to get corpoate gifts into the hands of your recipient's Score Promotions provides exclusive logistics services delivering your branded products seamlessly direct to individual doors. To learn more about the in-house services Score Promotions offers visit the Our Services page on our website. We are all about creating branded experiences, and in an increasingly digital world, we see swag as the perfect medium to recreate the impact of in-person interaction with your brand.

The Score Promotions Team is comprised of extremely talented individuals with a vast knowledge of retail trends and branding techniques. We pride ourselves on our consultative approach to promotional merchandise and the ability to use our in-house graphics team to bring stagnant ideas to life.

Interested in creating a branded experience for your organization? View some of the trends we have put together below and great products that fit into each one.

Gifts Of Comfort for Your Employees:

With people opting for cozy evenings on the couch over wild nights on the town, a super-soft plush blanket is an ultimate gift to help everyone enjoy some much-needed R&R.

They'll love the look, you'll love the price. This trendy, custom promotional mug is perfect for relaxing with morning coffee or evening tea.

With incredible sounds thanks to its built-in subwoofer, the pocket-sized Boxanne™ packs an enormous punch. Use the included looping strap to attach the Boxanne to any bike, backpack, or bag and play the soundtrack to your next adventure. Dual-sided, full-color printing gives any brand double the exposure while its built-in microphone makes sure your calls are just a button away.

Sit back and relax with a Premium Plush Eye Mask. This very chill mask features a reusable, pliable, and non-toxic aqua bead gel therapy pack and strap that has an adjustable hook and loop fastener. Simply microwave for warm therapy or freeze for cold therapy. Reusable and easily cleaned with mild soap and water.

Gifts For Working From Home:

These high-end wireless earbuds from Skullcandy® are perfect for hands-free calls with customers and co-workers throughout the day. Use the built-in touch sensors to activate voice commands, control the volume, or answer calls. Just place the earbuds back in the case for a quick charge when you're done!

Stylish enough for the video call, comfy enough for kicking back and relaxing. The Tamarack has a sporty pop of color that looks great on camera, and everyone will love the comfy wash-and-wear fabric.

No more working on the go with your cellphone running out of battery. The Cache Mouse Pad with USB Hubs features with soft mouse pad and USB 2.0 hubs with three outputs. The micro to USB cable stores in the left compartment which also can store some accessories like office clips when a cable is out of the compartment for connecting.

Keep a clean pen with you while you work. Sanitized® is mixed into the plastic body of the pen resulting in superior and more durable protection. Not just a coating - Antimicrobial properties are built into the pen to protect from stain and odor-causing microbial development.

No one will rule out your brand when they see your mark on this multi-functional product! This brown cardboard sticky note holder is perfect for the home, office, or on the go. Features include five 0.5" x 1.75" sticky note flags in different neon colors and a built-in PP ruler in centimeter.

Gifts For Staying Healthy:

This on-trend bento box has two food storage containers that feature built-in utensil storage between the layers. The use of bamboo helps to cut down on plastic usage which benefits the environment. Through a partnership with 1% For The Planet, one percent of sales of this and all EcoSmart products will be donated to nonprofits dedicated to protecting the planet.

Keep one in your car, your bag, or your pocket. Sanitize on the go.

The key thing about the Omi Mask is that it's CPSIA-compliant, meaning it's certified safe for children 10 and older. Made with the same breathable, moisture-wicking fabric as our lightweight Omi Tech Tee, it's also got adjustable ear cuffs for a comfortable fit.

Namaste! You will surely achieve inner peace with this yoga essential! Measuring 24" x 66", our PVC yoga mat is 6 mm extra thick and comes complete with a 1.5" W x 38" Long black nylon webbing carry strap that has 2 extra-long adjustable Hook & Loop closures. Perfect for exercising, practicing yoga, or Pilates on the go with style and comfort!

Gifts Of Appreciation:

Little details make a big difference. Everyone will love the textured look and comfy feel of the Kirkwood.

Includes a foil cutter, wine stopper, pourer, and corkscrew. Cheers!

Say goodbye to boring padfolios and hello to the Fletcher; ideal for recording and storing important notes amidst busy business schedules. Equipped with a 96 page lined notebooks and storage sleeves for your necessities, the Fletcher Folio keeps you organized and ready to jot down your next big idea.

Gifts For Every Day:

An innovative umbrella that closes inside out, trapping moisture and preventing it from getting on the floor of your house or vehicle. Inversion umbrellas also make it much easier to get in and out of your car when it's raining.

Keep hot drinks hot for five hours and cold for 15. It even has a leak-proof cap, so there's never any mess.

This sleek and elegant acacia wood and marble cheese cutting board with stainless steel handle and blade are perfect for entertaining at home. The on-trend combination adds a touch of style and elegance to any party.

Gifts From Retail Brands:

Designed for lightweight warmth and mobility, plus anti-pill microfleece to keep it looking new for years to come.

A leader in high-performance insulation, Arctic Zone® drinkware is made to last. This copper-insulated tumbler has a powder spray finish and a wide opening for easy filling and pouring.

Gifts That Make A Difference:

A sustainable gift that doesn't break the bank. The cover of this notebook is made from recycled cardboard, and it comes with a matching ballpoint pen for taking notes or doodling.

This stylish, sturdy recycled cotton bag is just right for groceries, workout clothes or anything else that will fit inside.

This Wireless Charging Pad is made of wheat straw and a plastic material mixed together. It allows you to charge your smartphone without the cables. Supports wireless charging at up to 1A for devices.

We at Score Promotions would love to collaborate with you and your team on your next branded merchandise project. Interested in putting something together? Get in touch with us today by filling out this project form.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. How Gifting Can Build Better Relationships with Employees?

A. Recognition is important because it highlights the efforts employees put in to the business as well as their ability to adapt in an extreme situation like a pandemic. Providing gifts strengthens a client relationship because they also deserve to be recognized. Promotional items like custom journals, Tech accessories, Coffee Mugs, and Safety items are best for Employee gifting.

Q. What Corporate Products Can You Give To Employees Who Work From Home?

A. Gifting corporate promotional products to employees aids in both marketing and the employer-employee relationship. Promotional items used for gifting employees working from home include hardcover eco-friendly journals, tote bags, coffee mugs, tech accessories, first aid kit and sustainable clothing apparel.


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