Sophisticated Appreciation Gifts for Employees
Employee appreciation is a top concern for small and large companies across the world. Happy employees work hard and stick around, but how do you show your employees that you appreciate the time and effort they pour into their job every week? One way showing appreciation is practiced in the workplace is by giving employee appreciation gifts. Promotional products can be given as an appreciation gift to employees for holidays, birthdays, company milestones, and many other events, but every March there is one day where employees should be your company’s main priority, Employee Appreciation Day.
About Employee Appreciation Day
Did you know Employee Appreciation Day was created by a publishing company? Yes, Workman Publishing along with Author Bob Nelson, PhD celebrated the first Employee Appreciation Day in March of 1994 after the publication of his first book. Employee Appreciation Day falls on the first Friday of March every year meaning it will be celebrated by companies on Friday March 3, 2023. If you haven’t prepared an Employee Appreciation Day gift before March 3, 2023 don’t worry. The message behind this holiday is to celebrate your employees all year. Mark your calendars for the upcoming Employee Appreciation Days:
- March 3, 2023
- March 1, 2024
- March 7, 2025
- March 6, 2026
Celebrate Your Employees Year Around
While we spend the whole year learning how to best serve our customers, we know none of this would be possible without our employees. At BR Printers we practice employee recognition in many ways from promo giveaways to employee shoutouts and day to day recognition in the office and online. While we can’t come into your office and tell your employees how important they are for you, we do have a close second. Our promotional products team are experts in finding the perfect custom logo apparel and promotional products for some of the biggest businesses in the country. They’ve collected a group of sophisticated employee appreciation gift ideas that won’t end up in the bottom of their junk drawer. Gifts like these are more personal than financial compensation and last longer than a company lunch. Build your company culture by choosing employee gifts that they’ll wear loud and proud.
Sophisticated Appreciation Gifts for Employees
Patagonia Nano Puff
Patagonia custom embroidered merch is back! These jackets are a name brand and style your employees will appreciate. These jackets come in a women’s and men’s fit and their sleek professional look make them a great jacket for your employees to wear around the office, at conferences with the team, and in their free time.
The North Face Backpack
What backpack do your employees use to travel and go back and forth between the office and home? If you want to refresh your company backpacks or gift your employees a company backpack for the first time, choose a north face backpack showcasing your company logo. These backpacks are a staff appreciation gift your team will be obsessed with.
Our Made in USA Flagship Cotton Crew is our best seller for a reason! This universal size and style has a number of applications, for anything from trade show giveaways to new hire packages. They are the perfect employee gift socks for men and women. And, with a low minimum of only 60 pairs, it’s easy to get started!
The line of fellow products has revolutionized drinkware. We are happy to offer custom fellow drinkware for all your promotional product needs. These drinkware items are a high-end choice with their modern design which makes them the perfect employee appreciation gift idea.
Why Companies Give Employee Gifts
Employee recognition efforts come in many forms. There are office parties, shoutouts, financial compensation, gifts, awards, and more. So why do companies choose to give gifts? Why not give employees the money the company budgeted to buy the gifts? It comes down to psychology. While some people don’t put much meaning or weight behind gift giving and receiving, others feel a great level of recognition and gratitude when receiving a nice and thoughtful gift. When companies give employee appreciation gifts, most employees will notice that their company took time out of their workday, away from clients, meetings, and personal responsibilities to create a personalized gift specifically for them. Because of the time and effort put into a corporate gift, employee engagement, loyalty, productivity, and overall job satisfaction often increases.
Give the Perfect Gift with BR Printers
Our promotional products team is constantly staying up to date on the newest products to hit the market. If you’re looking for name brand custom apparel to give to your top client or pencils to hand out at your upcoming tradeshow booth, we’ve got you covered. Fill out our contact form today to get in touch with a promo merch pro.
BR Printers started as an educational and trade printer in San Jose, CA but now we’ve diversified our capabilites and national footprint. We’re happy to be based in San Jose, CA with facilities in San Diego, CA, Denver, CO, Appleton, WI, Cincinnati, OH, and Independence, KY, BR is now a provider of high quality large format printing, commercial printing, labels, marketing, value chain, and logistics management to marketers and the publishing industry’s most recognizable names.
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