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Showing Gratitude: Client Thank You Gifts for Lasting Appreciation

10/17/2023 industry_insights

As the end of the year quickly approaches, it’s time to start thinking about fresh ways to recognize and appreciate your clients for a full year of their business. Corporate gifting is one way to do this, as appreciation gifts are proven to drive loyalty and connection with your customers.

In fact, a recent survey by Incentive Magazine revealed that 94% of respondents believe that corporate gifts strengthen relationships with their clients. However, shopping for client appreciation gifts can be quite overwhelming, and the “perfect gift” for clients can vary based on their industry and niche. That’s why we’ve put together some of the best client thank you gifts based on a few popular industries.

Real Estate Client Thank You Gifts for Lasting Appreciation

Custom Keychains

Custom keychains make perfect thank-you gifts for real estate clients. They're not only practical, but they serve as a warm welcome to home ownership and provide a lasting reminder of your real estate services. While it may seem like a small gesture, it can make a big impact on your client relationships and even drive referrals. Personalize them with your client's name, initials, and your own logo for a special touch.

Custom Candles

Custom candles are a thoughtful appreciation gift that can make your client’s house a home. Add a warm touch to their new space by choosing from various scents and styles, then make it personal with details like their move-in date or address. Every time they light the candle, they'll be reminded of your above-and-beyond service, attention to detail, and thoughtfulness. Plus, their visitors may notice the candle and take an interest in your services, too.

Retail Customer Appreciation Gift Ideas

Branded Tote Bags

Loyal shoppers will love receiving a branded tote bag that they can use on future shopping trips. It’s not only a small way to say “thank you” for their continued support of your retail business, but also to promote sustainability by reducing the use of plastic bags. Additionally, tote bags have plenty of space for logos and designs to promote your business wherever your customers use it, and come in a variety of colors, sizes, and price points.

Custom Pens

Customer appreciation can be as simple as keeping a cup of custom pens on the counter at check-out for your customers. They’re not only convenient for signing receipts or paperwork at the counter but also make for a great gift that shoppers can take home with them. Personalized with details like your company's logo, phone number, or address, they leave a lasting impression and serve as a constant reminder of your retail brand.

Vendor or Agency Appreciation Gift Ideas

Personalized Drinkware

You may want to up your gift-giving game for valued vendors and agency partners with more expensive gifts, making personalized drinkware the perfect choice. You can customize tumblers, water bottles, mugs, and more from fan-favorite brands like Yeti, Corkcircle, or Camelbak depending on your client’s drink of choice. You could also go the glassware route, personalizing items like cocktail or wine glasses. Either way, they’re high-quality items that last long and will be well-received by clients.

Tech Accessories

Vendors and agency partners are probably using tech accessories every day at the office, so why not give them as appreciation gifts? There are several types of tech accessories to personalize, from convenient charging pads and power banks for smartphones to sleek wireless speakers and headphones. These items are ideal for busy professionals, elevate their workday, and equip your partners with high-end tools for success.

Customer Appreciation Gift Ideas for the Healthcare Industry

Custom Hand Sanitizer

You can’t go wrong with custom hand sanitizers as appreciation gifts when it comes to the healthcare industry. Each bottle or tube of sanitizer can be personalized with your logo or a custom thank you message, prioritizing safety while also conveying gratitude to dedicated healthcare professionals and partners. You can also choose from different types of hand sanitizer, such as ones with beads, or ones with clips for easy carrying on the go.

Branded Stress Balls

Branded stress balls and other fidget toys are unique appreciation gifts that promote general health and wellness. More than just playful relief, they alleviate stress and anxiety, providing a therapeutic outlet for healthcare professionals. When they bear your brand's logo, they also serve as a tangible reminder of gratitude for their tireless dedication to patient care.

Lip Balm

Lip balm is a practical gift for healthcare workers, offering comfort and hydration for your lips during long shifts. These tubes of lip balm are easy to carry in your pocket or purse throughout the day, and can be given away individually or as part of a thoughtful wellness kit. Complete the wellness kit with face masks, hand sanitizers, and other small gifts that make a big impact on the day to day wellbeing of healthcare heroes.

Face Masks

Lastly, branded face masks are a thoughtful and useful appreciation gift to give. Although the pandemic's peak has passed, face masks remain crucial within the healthcare industry. They’re effective at limiting the spread of illnesses, which is especially important in medical settings. However, one thing that won’t be limited is your company’s brand awareness, as each mask will have your company logo front and center for everyone to see.

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