By Jessica Huynh for PI Incentives
As the season of lights approaches, you can rely on PI Incentives to help you find the best corporate gift ideas to uplift spirits in the office. Whether you're looking to reward your employees for their hard work this year or looking to spruce up your incentive program in time for the holidays, we've got you covered!
As Canada's premier promotional products supplier of brand name merchandise, we offer over 3700 products from more than 100 luxury brands. At PI Incentives, we understand that a happy employee is a valuable employee — that's why corporate recognition gifts are morethan just a gift, it's a gift that keeps on giving! Keeping your employees merry ensures your employees stay motivated well into the new year.
Enrich your corporate gift experience by handpicking the most recognizable products on the market from the best brands around the globe. We made a list (and we checked it twice!) of the top 12 brands to add to your winter wish list, as well as our favourite products that make for interesting corporate gifts:
Watch out for BREDA, an independent and creative watch company launched in 2009. This family-started and family-run business blends quality products with minimalist designs. BREDA's strength lies in "its unique experience to work on a variety of watch designs within an accessible price range." We love BREDA for its simplistic aesthetic and its versatility. It's no wonder this watch design studio was featured in trendsetting magazines such as GQ, Cool Material, Dwell, Glamour and D Magazine.
Our favourite BREDA products:
Established in 1978, Delmar has been crafting unique and timeless jewelry for generations! Started from the bottom (quite literally as the business began operations from the basement of the CEO's family home in Montreal), Delmar is now an award-winning jeweler recognized for their skillful designs and beautiful pieces. When every piece of jewelry should be as unique as the person who wears it, choose Delmar as your go-to gem specialist.
Our favourite Delmar products:
As market leaders in technology, entertainment and consumer electronics, Sony's momentous pursuit in delivering quality content, design and service is evident in their consumer products. Whether you're a movie fanatic or a music lover, Sony delivers an immersive experience by enhancing the way you consume your favourite form of entertainment. As Sony proclaims, "Everything we do, is to move you emotionally." We don't know about you but we've definitely caught the feels.
Our favourite Sony products:
Stella "ela" ola, clap, clap, clap! — We can't help but put our hands together to show our enthusiasm for the humble luxury handbag label ela. This Toronto-based accessories brand was co-founded by Ela and Martin Aldorsson, a husband and wife duo that prides themselves for crafting designer handbags with quality materials and a signature aesthetic. Refined and sophisticated, ela has garnered quite a celebrity fanbase from the Duchess of Sussex herself, Meghan Markle, to Sin City actress Jessica Alba (just to name a *few* big names). The brand was also this year’s recipient of the CAFA 2018 Canadian Accessory Designer of the Year award.
Our favourite ela products:
Hey, Google! What keeps the household organized and on top of chores and important dates? A Google Home and Google Home Mini, of course! Small, simple and powerful, the voice-activated smart home speaker is powered by Google Assistant and designed to complement your home decor. Ask Google to answer your pressing questions, remind you of important tasks or play your favourite jams using just your voice! With your hands free, get more done in your day.
Our favourite Google products:
In just 30 years, Heys has become a global leader in the luggage design market. As the brainchild behind the world's first lightweight hardside carry-on luggage, the world's first fashion-printed hardside luggage, the world's first child hardside children's luggage, the world's first hybrid luggage, the world's first portable luggage scale, the world's first scale with retractable hook, the world's first eco-friendly luggage, the world's first artist-designed luggage and the world's first smart luggage (phew!), it comes as no surprise why Heys is number one in our minds. Fashionable and convenient, there's no better way to travel than to travel with Heys.
Our favourite Heys products:
Step aside Chef Ramsey and Rachael Ray, there's a new chef in the kitchen equipped with some of the highest performing kitchen tools in the industry. We're talking about none other than KitchenAid. Built by the top engineers and culinary designers in the market, KitchenAid appliances are incredibly precise, powerful and professional in aesthetic. Whether you need to cook, bake, brew or blend, you'll whip up gourmet dishes like the pros in no time with these popular countertop appliances. It's no wonder KitchenAid has become a household name!
Our favourite KitchenAid products:
8. Le Creuset
Flip it, whip it or dip it! The possibilities are endless with Le Creuset stoneware. As an internationally renowned hand-crafted cookware manufacturer, Le Creuset has taken the industry be storm with their versatile products, exuberant colours and unique designs. Easy-to-clean and easy-to-use, Le Creuset has found a special place in our hearts by bringing joy and ease back into cooking. With a wide selection of products to meet your kitchen needs, there's a tool for the job no matter what you're cooking up.
Our favourite Le Creuset products:
Established in Bohemia in 1756, Riedel Crystal is a glassware manufacturer based in Kufstein, Austria. Known globally for crafting high-quality crystal glassware and decanters designed to enhance the taste of different types of wine and spirits, Riedel has made waves both on-screen and off-screen. The famous glassware has made appearances in Marvel's The Avengers and onto the tables of the top restaurants around the world. Whether you're enjoying a glass of wine by yourself or hosting guests, make Riedel a staple on your dinner table.
Our favourite Riedel products:
Fill your home with immersive, theatre-quality sound with the only system that combines HiFi sound with high-performance wireless: Sonos. Make listening to music and podcasts that much more rewarding with the richly textured sounds that can only Sonos can provide. Simple to set-up and simple to use, make sharing and listening to music the highlight of your day every day with a Sonos sound system.
Our favourite Sonos products:
All is well when you choose S'well. Keep your choice of beverage cold for up to 24 hours or hot for 12 with a S'well water bottle, the original triple-insulated, condensation-free and eco-friendly water bottle. Fusing fashion and functionality, the S'well bottle (made of vacuum insulated high-grade 18/8 stainless steel) is available in a wide range of design options. In your bag or in the drink holder of your car, take your S'well bottle with you wherever you go and ensure you stay hydrated all day long!
Our favourite S'well products:
An iconic French brand, Peugeot has imagined, designed and manufactured ordinary everyday objects into exquisite household items. For more than 200 years, Peugeot has "solidly anchored in the collective imagination" and enriched our taste buds by changing the way we experience wine, spices and coffee. Reinventing the instruments of taste, this is one brand that has solidified its place in the homes of every culinary enthusiast!
Our favourite Peugeot products:
Tis the season to be jolly! Call us today and to learn how to provide these luxury brand name products as corporate promotional gifts or corporate milestone gifts to your dedicated employees this holiday season. Visit piincentives.com to see our vast selection of the latest products and be sure to follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.