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Employee Appreciation Day Gifts
for Your Staff – Cool New Ideas for 2024

updated: February 13, 2024
 Employee Appreciation Day Gifts for Your Staff – Cool New Ideas for 2023

Get ready! Employee Appreciation Day is Friday, March 1st for 2024. It’s a day set aside for employers to reach out and say ‘thank you’ to their most important asset: their people. Crestline offers a wide variety of Employee Appreciation Day gifts that your staff will love. Whether you’re looking for something fun and inexpensive for the masses or a special gift for key managers, we have the perfect item to fit the bill. Check out these awesome Employee Appreciation Day gift ideas to get your creative juices flowing:

22 oz Juna Copper Insulated Bottle

1. 22 oz Juna Copper Insulated Bottle

Every employee will appreciate this sleek, copper-insulated bottle that protects both hot and cold beverages. Made from 18/8 grade stainless steel, this travel bottle is constructed with copper insulation and a vacuum seal.

Recipients will be able to keep drinks cold for up to 48 hours and hot for up to 12 hours, either on or off the job. This 22-oz bottle conveniently fits most cup holders and features a wide mouth opening and a screw-on, spill-resistant lid that makes washing and filling a cinch.

Imprint with your favorite employee appreciation quote along with your company brand for a memorable and appreciated gift.

2. Wooden Planter Block

2. Wooden Planter Block

One of the most unique gifts for Employee Appreciation Day is this herb planter gift set. An ideal complement to any windowsill, this planter block can be customized with your logo. The indoor herb planter box includes a pine cube planter, tons of different seed packet options, peat pellets and packaging wrap with printed planting instructions. As a bonus, for every planter kit ordered, a tree will be donated to make the world a better place.

InstaCake Appreciation Cake in a Card

3. You’re Appreciated Sustainable Snack Pack

Even a small gesture shows appreciation and leaves a lasting impression. Give your employees these fun candy treats, packaged in a keepsake pouch that’s designed using recycled fabric and webbing made from plastic bottles. It will make their day a little brighter.

Renew rPET Lunch Cooler

4. Renew rPET Lunch Cooler

If you’re looking for gift ideas for Employee Appreciation Day, consider this modern and sustainable update to a classic lunch cooler. Made of recycled fabric made from plastic bottles, this lunch bag features a front zippered pocket for storing accessories and a dual zippered, angled opening to insulated main compartment. Your team will appreciate its adjustable, ambidextrous shoulder strap and 9-can capacity.

5. 2500 mAh 3-in-1 Flip Power Bank

5. 2500 mAh 3-in-1 Flip Power Bank

Your employees will love this Employee Appreciation Day gift! This 2500 mAh 3-in-1 Flip Power Bank is the ultimate promo power bank for the modern world. These sleek and versatile custom logo power banks can charge almost any device with their dual Lightning and Micro USB connectors, or with a USB Type-C adapter. Employees just need to twist the wrap-around cable to switch between connectors and enjoy a full charge for most smartphones.

Self-Care Tea Gift Set

6. Calm and Relax Cozy Gift Set

Treat your hard-working team to some self-care with the Calm and Relax Gift Set. This corporate gift box includes a sound machine and a massage gun that are designed to help busy professionals unwind and recharge.

The sound machine offers six soothing sounds: bird sounds, rain, fireside, white noise, ocean waves and wind. Additionally, it has a wireless Bluetooth speaker function that lets employees play music or podcasts from the built-in speaker on the back. The massage gun comes with four interchangeable attachments so your team can reduce muscle soreness, loosen up tight tissues, simulate a deep tissue massage, and release muscle knots.

Twirl Up Picnic Blanket

7. Twirl Up Picnic Blanket

Everyone loves a cozy blanket that can be used in colder weather as an extra layer indoors or out as well as a picnic blanket during the warm summer months. Imprint your company logo or team slogan and gift this item during Employee Appreciation Day.

Made of durable and warm polyester fleece, these surface washable blankets have a water-resistant PE backing. The convenient picnic blanket folds into itself and secures with a hook and loop closure and comes with an attached handle for easy carrying.

Thumbs Up MopToppers® Pen

8. Thumbs Up MopToppers® Pen

Looking for small gifts for Employee Appreciation Day? Look no further than this fun patented MopToppers® click-action ballpoint pen. This pen’s mop-top hair and smiley face character making "thumbs up" sign is sure to boost employee morale. Entertaining and useful, the long-lasting microfiber hair functions as a screen cleaner and the soft silicone tip is perfect for touchscreen devices. This item also makes a great team-building gift!

20 oz Himalayan Tumbler with Window Box

9. 40 oz Intrepid Stainless-Steel Tumbler

Looking for a useful gift for Employee Appreciation Day this year? Check out this vacuum-sealed, double-wall insulated stainless steel tumbler. It keeps drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 8 hours. Your employees will appreciate its screw-on, spill-resistant lid with straw while fueling up on the go. This retail inspired gift represents the next leap forward in steel coffee tumblers, combining a huge beverage capacity with a tapered base that still fits into most car cup holders.

Bamboo Media Stand

10. Bamboo Media Stand

Crestline’s bamboo media stand is an attractive and useful item to include in your selection of Employee Appreciation Day 2024 gifts this year. Made from eco-friendly, polished renewable bamboo wood, this desk accessory and phone holder will accomplish many goals including expressing appreciation for your employees, showcasing your logo, and illustrating your organization’s commitment to the environment. Its unique cut out in base allows recipients to charge their phones while viewing, and the stand is sturdy enough to hold a tablet or phone vertically or horizontally.

Rustic Notebook Set

11. Muse Notebook and Stylus Pen Set

Help your employees keep track of important thoughts, details, and ideas with this attractive notebook and pen set. The notebook has a textured, thick plastic cover with a unique metallic design and contains 70 pages of ruled, spiral-bound paper. A handy pen loop keeps the black ink stylus pen always at hand. It’s always great when you can give your employees corporate gifts that not only express your thanks for outstanding work but also help them stay organized during their workdays.

Tremblant Knit Jacket

12. Threadfast Full Zip Heathered Hoodie – Unisex

When it comes to Employee Appreciation Day gifts that will get used often, comfy apparel fits the bill. You may want to check out this lightweight 8 oz hooded sweatshirt made with 50% polyester, 38% combed cotton and 12% rayon blend material. The triblend yarn gives sweatshirt a vintage, heathered look, with a contrasting zipper. It’s designed with side-seams for a fashionable fit, a YKK zipper and a drawstring-free hood.

13. 20 oz Two-Tone Himalayan Tumbler

13. 20 oz Two-Tone Himalayan Tumbler

Whether you’re looking for a gift specifically for Employee Appreciation Day or any other time your team needs a thank-you, take a look at this 20 oz Two-Tone Himalayan Tumbler. These sleek and stylish tumblers feature a powder-coated finish and double-wall insulation that keeps drinks hot or cold for hours. Thank your team with these custom tumblers that contrast stainless steel with vibrant colors to match your brand.

14. Wireless Ultra Sound Speaker and Device Charger

14. Wireless Ultra Sound Speaker and Device Charger

Some of the best Employee Appreciation Day gift ideas can also draw attention to your brand including this wireless speaker featuring high-definition Bluetooth® 5.1 technology. Charge Qi enabled devices wirelessly by placing compatible device on top of charging pad and pair with your device up to 30 feet away to enjoy dynamic stereo sound.

Satsuma Bento Lunch Box

15. Satsuma Bento Lunch Box

Help your employees remember how much you appreciate them year-round with this fashionable bento box that can let recipients carry their lunch in style. Made from BPA- free and food-grade materials, this bento box has a natural bamboo lid that can be used as a chopping board as well as a leak proof silicone sealing ring. A movable divider inside makes it easy to organize the space for any meal including sandwiches, salads, pasta and more.

16. Fuzzy Feet Slipper Socks

16. Fuzzy Feet Slipper Socks

These slipper socks are an affordable, fun gift idea for Employee Appreciation Day. Whether your staff is working remotely or enjoying down time, they’ll be at least 86% cozier when clothed in this delightful accessory. That’s science! ;-D These slippers are as adorable as Tribbles with none of those pesky multiplication problems (that’s science fiction!)

These socks have bottoms that feature a dotted, non-slip pattern to ensure a good grip.

17. Pickleball Set

17. Pickleball Set

Employees will appreciate gear for the fastest growing sport in America – Pickleball! The personalized pickleball paddle gift set includes the essentials needed for your employees to get out and join the craze, including two wooden paddles and two high-visibility Pickleballs, all packed in a mesh case.

18. Wireless Earbud Pods with Rechargeable Case

18. Wireless Earbud Pods with Rechargeable Case

If you’re looking for Employee Appreciation Day gifts that rock, consider these 400mAh Bluetooth® wireless earbud pods. They offer high-quality sound, long-lasting battery life, and a sleek design. Plus, they come with a convenient rechargeable case that keeps them safe and ready to use anytime, anywhere. Pods have Bluetooth® 4.1 technology, 3 hours of playback time, and 100 hours of standby time.

16 oz Speckled Camping Mug - Cocoa & S'Mores Gift Set

19. 16 oz Speckled Camping Mug - Cocoa & S'Mores Gift Set

Looking for the perfect way to say thank you on March 1? This 16-ounce stainless steel speckled camping mug comes with a popular cocoa and s'mores gift set. Treat your employees to a single serve bag of hot chocolate mix and a single serve microwave s'mores kit, which includes one graham cracker sheet, a Hershey's® fun size chocolate bar, and one marshmallow. For a virtual celebration, encourage everyone to share their treat together over a video conference call full of activities, online awards, or other fun games.

The ViceVersa Inverted Umbrella

20. The ViceVersa Inverted Umbrella

It’s always entertaining to find a really unique idea to include in your Employee Appreciation Day 2024 gift ideas. This vice versa inverted umbrella is specially designed to close in reverse, keeping the fallen rain off its users. Employees will love its colorful outer canopy and contrasting gray under canopy. A convenient C-shaped handle allows recipients to use cell phones and other devices hands-free.

21. Modern Sprout Rooted Candle

21. Modern Sprout Rooted Candle

Combine a theme of self-care, wellness, and sustainability this spring by giving this trendy gift set. It comes with a soy scented candle outfitted in a matte glazed ceramic vessel and includes an organic seed packet to grow plant once the candle has been burned down. In addition, Modern Sprout donates a percentage of proceeds to the Pollinator Partnership for ecosystem protection as well as partners with the Heartland Alliance to provide employment for Chicago’s most vulnerable residents.

22. Gourmet Cookie

22. Gourmet Cookie

Sometimes the best gift ideas for Employee Appreciation Day can be the simplest ones. Give delicious gourmet cookies to show your appreciation; choose from chocolate chunk, red velvet, s’mores and more mouthwatering flavors.

23. The Goods Recycled 17” Laptop Backpack

23. The Goods Recycled 17” Laptop Backpack

If you’re looking for a sustainable gift for Employee Appreciation Day, consider the Goods Recycled 17” Laptop Backpack. A zippered main compartment features a 17” laptop sleeve, a front zippered pocket is perfect for small accessories, and a side pocket is ideal for a water bottle. Through a partnership with 1% For The Planet, one percent of sales of all EcoSmart® products are donated to environmental nonprofits.

Chameleon Thumbs Up Stress Dude

24. Chameleon Thumbs Up Stress Dude

If you’re seeking small gifts for Employee Appreciation Day, you’ll love this smiling stress dude. Encourage your team to relax when this fun dude signals stress by changing colors. A popular stress-reliever, this giveaway simply changes its shade when it comes into contact with body heat. It’s a great way to say thanks, celebrate achievements, and communicate a message of not taking work too seriously.

12 oz Vinay Stemless Wine Glass

25. 12 oz Vinay Stemless Wine Glass

Reach out to your full-time, hybrid and remote employees with this simple stemless, insulated wine glass. It holds your team’s favorite hot or cold drinks for hours at the right temperature with its double-wall construction. Its stainless-steel outer and inner material has a powder coated finish and is vacuum insulated. Users will appreciate its snap-on sip through lid and non-slip bottom.

High Five Highlighter

26. High Five Highlighter

An always-useful choice when looking at Employee Appreciation Day gifts, this highlighter will display your team message or company slogan for all to see. Companies know that motivational gifts are one way to keep employees engaged, and simple things like highlighters can be inexpensive, useful and appreciated. The precise chisel tipped highlighter comes in yellow, pink, orange, green, and blue, making it easy to color-code notes or other important information.

27. Office-To-Go Kit

27. Office-To-Go Kit

If your Employee Appreciation Day gift ends up spurring team productivity year-round, that’s a bonus! Help your team to up their game with mini office supply kits. Convenient for travel, these basic office supplies starter kits can easily be slipped into a bag to carry anywhere. Packed with functional miniature office supplies, the kits include a stapler, staples, tape, paper clips, rubber bands, a sticky-note pad and four sticky flag pads.

28. Anywhere Belt Bag

28. Anywhere Belt Bag

Show your appreciation to your employees with these modern, trendy personalized belt bags. These wholesale belt bags feature a zippered main compartment and a back zippered pocket as well as 40-inch handles and a detachable and adjustable waist strap. Since this type of bag is perfect for travel, who knows how far your logo and brand will go!

 Employee Appreciation Day Gifts for Your Staff – Cool New Ideas for 2023

Not only does Crestline offer a wealth of Employee Appreciation Day 2024 gift ideas for your planning committee, you can also set up a customized company store so that employees can select their favorite swag.