When it comes to event gifting of any kind, it's important that there is a real purpose behind it! Nothing is worse than giving someone something that they are going to throw away or will get lost in their junk drawer. It's a waste of money and doesn't leave an impression - double waste.
This is truly our morale for Corporate events alike. Thinking through the process of what it will look like and what takeaways attendees will be excited to eat or use - are important things to consider! Here are some ideas to help when brainstorming any gift or favor ideas for your event:
How would you feel if you received it?
What's the purpose?
Budget and ROI
How will you give it out?
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Kelly is a Corporate Event Planner and the Founder of 8 Stratton Events with over 10 years of experience working with innovative and iconic organizations all over the country. Kelly lives with her husband Daniel and their dog Lucy in their home in Boston.