Have a corporate gifting need, but don’t know where to begin?
Choosing corporate gifts is not like ordering things like stationery, office supplies, lighting, computers or even your normal swag gifts like sweatshirts and branded tchotchkes. Corporate gifts, whether for your clients, employees or for promotional purposes say tons about your business ethos, team ideals and commitment to promoting engagement and long-term relationships.
When it comes to corporate gifting, you want to stand out from the rest and might be seeking a reliable, high end, unique company to partner with. Well, we know a good one. ; )
We've worked with a lot of clients and we've noticed some of the same questions pop up over and over again. AND from our experience have realized that there are more questions that if answered sooner than later would help our clients' journey to find the right company and most efficient path to the best gifting.
8 point gifting checklist
Our 8 point gifting checklist will get your wheels turning so you’re empowered to ask the right questions and start your journey with our gifting concierge at Bestowe.
- What is their experience and do they have a client list/examples to share?
- Do they offer a wide range of products including customized gifts?
- Ask what their process is like?
- What is the turnaround time and in-hand date?
- Can they work within your budget?
- Are they able to handle the quantity you need?
- Who is my audience and what do they like?
- How do I measure my ROI?
RANGE OF OFFERINGS
Process is important. To us it means clear communication. It means getting your job done right and giving you what you want. We are clear about the timing for the project up front, the complexity and the timeline. We take pride in our personalized concierge-like service. Being clear up front on what to expect and when to expect it is an absolute MUST in our book (or rather, gift box!).
Turn-around time is probably the most important component of an order. Our typical turn-around time is at least 3 weeks from the time that we’ve received payment for an order. This allows us time to custom order your products, pack them perfectly, and ship them out to your recipients. All of our items are custom to your gift. In some instances we work with small-batch artisans. Because of this, we like to keep a clear perspective on what is accomplishable. Knowing your timeline right away, and sticking to it, can make all the difference in creating your perfect gift. That's not to say that we can't also accommodate rush orders. Hit our concierge up to find out what your timeline would look like (email here).
Quantity is important. For custom orders, our minimum quantity is 25 boxes, and can extend all the way to 10,000+ boxes. Everything above 25 boxes is specially ordered for you, so knowing your quantity can open (literally) every door, and might even unlock some discounts or charitable donations.
Knowing your audience is key when discussing your gifting needs with us. Obviously, you know if you need to get gifts for employees or a conference, but because we tailor every proposal and curation specifically for you it's important to know what this group of people like or at least who they are and what they might appreciate. Some of the key factors you might want to consider:Age
Gender neutral or otherwise
Job function and industry
MEASURING ROIOf course you or your boss, or your boss' boss want to understand the impact that this gift will have on those who receive it. It makes sense. How do you convince your boss (or yourself) that it’s worth the investment? First, we suggest taking a step back and determining the goal of your gifting. Are you maintaining client relations, prospecting for new business, thanking employees for their hard work, or increasing attendance to an event? Once we pinpoint that, we can work with you to evaluate the ROI, strategize with you on how to achieve your gifting goals, and exceed your expectations! Our clients have been overwhelmed with satisfaction from our offerings, service and the reactions of their receivers.
Ready to get started? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to request an introductory call today!