Ready to make a positive impression with your employees and clients this year?\nSwag, or the branded merchandise and promotional items we all get, can serve as a symbol of appreciation and a tool for building relationships with employees, partners, and customers. At the end of the day, company swag is more than just a branded tchotchke, it’s a reflection of your business’s values and commitment to wellbeing.\nLet’s dive into the realm of corporate swag and explore what employees really want and some of the best swag ideas for companies to help them stand out in 2024.\n \n \nUnique Swag Ideas for Employees\nThese company logo swag ideas are anything but basic. This branded swag is stylish, sustainable, and most importantly, useful!\nTo help you make the best decision for your company and employees, we’ve broken things down by category. As you’ll see, you can find gifts spanning from the tech-savvy all the way to seasonal inspiration.\nWithout further ado, here are some of the best company swag ideas for 2024.\nKeep it Professional\nThese business casual options are far from dull. Give your employees a clean and professional look with a touch of style.\nButtoned up without the buttons. Custom quarter-zips like the Peter Millar Perth Stretch quarter zip gives a clean look with an all-day comfortable design.\n\nPeter Millar Perth Stretch Terry Custom Quarter Zips, White\n\nPeter Millar Womens Perth Branded Quarter Zips, Black\n\n\n\n\n \nTimbuk2 reinvented the backpack for the modern professional. For an on-the-go lifestyle, Timbuk2 combines function and storage with an effortless design. Shop premium backpacks with your company logo to give your team this year.\nTimbuk2 Authority Custom 17-inch Laptop Backpacks, Black Deluxe \n \nThere is nothing more custom than the Flash company branded sneakers at Lead Apparel. Customize everything on the shoe including the heel, side, laces, tongue, and even the box for a lasting impression. All our shoes are handmade in Spain.\nFlash Custom Sneakers for Men\n\nFlash Custom Sneakers for Women \n\n \nInspire employees to jot down their thoughts, plans, dreams, or their grocery list on the Moleskine Large Double Notebook. Choose to add your logo with a custom engraved or full color imprint.\nMoleskine Hard Cover Large Double Layout Notebook Black\n\n\n\nFor the Traveling Employee\nDoes your company require travel for some or all of your employees? Set your employees up for success with company swag ideas that can make traveling much easier (and put your logo in front of more eyes).\nDazzle your employees with Tumi custom luggage or bags like this beautiful tote. It’s spacious enough for travel but versatile for everyday tasks. Your company logo can be embroidered in full color or discreet for a subtle touch.\n Tumi Medium Travel Tote, Black \n\nKeep your employees organized when they travel. They won’t know they need these smart packing accessories until they have them. A must-have for the on-the-go professional.\nSamsonite Custom 3 Piece Packing Cube Set, Black \n \nThis water-resistant duffel is versatile and good looking. A go-to for a carry-on bag that folds into the size of a magazine.\nRuMe cFold Travel Duffel, Navy \n \nTumi became synonymous with premium travel luggage for a reason. Your employees will use this hanging kit for years to come. Built to last with an antibacterial liner, you can fit all the essentials in this compact masterpiece.\nTumi Hanging Travel Kit, Black \n \nCourant has converted the power charger design from a “where can I hide this” to a sleek accessory that will complement any room in your home or office. They didn’t cheat on performance either with a 10W wireless output on the Catch 1 version.\nCourant Classics Catch 1, Bone \n\nCompany Swag Ideas for Remote Workforces\nMake it easier for employees who are working from home to connect with your company!\nRemote workers appreciate tech-savvy swag that can make their day-to-day easier. From webcams to high-quality headphones, these company swag ideas are cool, personalized, and a great way to promote a connected company culture.\n \nComfy, fitted, and 100% recycled fabrics… Sign me up! Details have not been ignored with dye-matched zipper tape, thick white drawstrings, YKK metal zippers and a tear-away label. We can print your company logo with a subtle touch or make it prominent with full color. Available in Men’s and Women's sizes.\nDistrict Women's Re-Full-Zip Hoodie, Black\nDistrict Re-Fleece Hoodie Light Heather Grey\n \n \nWe highlighted the Catch 1 in our Travel section above while this Catch 3 is the souped-up Rolls Royce charger that doesn’t stop at a quick charge. Make this home for your pocket accessories like a watch, cardholder, and keys. We’ll add your logo in good taste to the bottom to keep your brand top-of-mind.\nCourant Essentials Catch 3, Forest \n \nJBL always comes with the Boom (when needed) and world-class noise-canceling clarity for phone calls. The features seem to be endless; Pure Bass, Hands-Free, Charge Case, Voice Assistant, and Sweat Proof all managed through a JBL custom app. \nJBL True Wireless Headphones NC Flex, Black \n \nStay hydrated in style. Corkcicle continues to innovate with new designs and progressive materials. This Sports Canteen is made with a soft touch finish “Duraprene” material. Triple insulated, leakproof lid and non-slip bottom - I’d say Corkcicle covered all the bases.\nCorkcicle Branded Sport Canteens Soft Touch 20 Oz, Midnight Navy \n \nCrossover from the Zoom meeting to kids carpool with ease. The TravisMathew Crestview Quarter-Zip is comfortable with a professional wink. We will add your company brand using custom embroidery to the chest, sleeve or back neck for an added touch.\nTravisMathew Ladies Crestview 1\/4-Zip, Vintage Indigo Heather \n\n\nAfter Work Hours\nLong after the workday is over, these tasteful products for the home are a reminder to your employees that they’re part of an awesome company.\nWhen it’s cold outside… Field \u0026amp; Co will keep you covered, literally. This sherpa blanket is made for a cozy night in front of the TV. With your company logo added nice and neat to the bottom corner, your employees will appreciate such a warm-hearted gift.\nField \u0026amp; Co Cable Knit Sherpa Blanket, Cream \n \nMade with real marble, the handmade boards are sure to be a favorite among employees when entertaining family and friends. With a laser-etched logo process, your company is remembered after the party is over.\nBe Home Custom Mini Rectangle Boards, Marble \n \nPractical but beautiful, these custom kitchen containers are a unique gift idea for any employee. Made from ceramic, each piece is handmade with subtle variations making each piece unique. Organize everything from coffee, baking ingredients, pasta, or use for desktop accessories.\nBe Home Stoneware Large Custom Containers, White \n \nIt’s the only way to make the perfect drink for you and your guests. The single cube surprisingly enhances any drink and doesn’t water down the beverage. Keep it neat and cold while adding a subtle branding touch to the mold itself.\nCustom W\u0026amp;P Peak Single Sphere Ice Mold, Charcoal \n \nYETI up! This is the gold standard for the soft cooler. It seems YETI designed and tested their coolers for the battlefield but somehow defined a style all its own. Often imitated but never replicated the line of YETI coolers is worth the hype.\nYETI Hopper Flip 18 Soft Custom Coolers, Navy \n \nThings that make you go Boom! Ultimate Ears brings the heat with the Boom 3. Portable, waterproof, dust and drop-proof. The speaker will blow you away (not literally but almost). Use at your own peril.\nUltimate Ears Boom 3 Custom Speaker, Black \n\nThe Great Outdoors\nInspire your employees to venture beyond the office with these premium products. Built to last, they’re perfect for your next outdoor escapade.\nThere is a new brown paper bag in town… but it’s not paper and it’s not brown. It’s actually BPS-free plastic, microwaveable and dishwashable. A bento box design with 3 separate compartments, it somehow makes your lunch taste better. A discreet laser-etched logo is added for a finishing touch.\nW\u0026amp;P Customized Lunch Boxes, Charcoal \n \nThe myth, the legend. No introduction is needed for the Patagonia Nano. It’s timeless and a go-to when it’s time to hit the trails. The vest is perfect to layer for changing climates. In all the years Lead Apparel has carried Patagonia, our clients have overwhelmingly been 5-star reviews. Available in Men’s and Women’s sizes.\nPatagonia Womens Nano Puff Customized Vests, Black\nPatagonia Mens Nano Puff Customized Vests, Black \n \n \nHere we go again, YETI YETI YETI! But it’s true, they can’t be stopped. The innovation keeps coming. Whether a revolutionary cooler or stackable cups, they are home-run-hitting innovators. We love their products and so do our clients. Brand up these stackable pint custom YETI cups with straw so employees can organize and travel to their next campsite.\nYETI Stackable Pints 26 oz with Straw Lid, Navy \n \nCarhartt is the go-to when it comes to reliable quality. A professional welder has no time for gimmicks - this watch cap is one of our bestselling beanies for good reason. Just like their outerwear, there is an X factor with all Carhartt products. Your logo next to the Carhartt name is a good combo.\nCarhartt Watch Custom Caps, Navy \nNorth Face reigns supreme for outfitting half of America in super-performance jackets to adventure through nature. Their hats and bags are no different. Made with an eye for detail and good color choices, Employees love to get a branded North Face piece.\nThe North Face Ultimate Trucker Cap, Vintage White Asphalt Grey \nDid somebody say “performance backpack”? We can’t fit all the features here so you’ll have to take our word for it; this bag is a heavyweight champ. You are guaranteed to put a smile on every employee that you gift this to - it may lead to tears but the good kind. Your company logo will be added in good taste to the front center.\nOsprey Sportlite 25 Custom Technical Backpacks, Blue Sky \n\nThe Secret to The Stuff We All Get\nFirst things first, what makes for a great company swag idea?\nGone are the days of branded keychains and pens that inevitably get lost in the junk drawer. In 2024, the best company swag ideas are personalized, cutting-edge, and of course, useful.\nDon’t just take our word for it! The New York Times recently reported that Americans “love” collecting promotional swag. Specifically, they prioritize company swag that’s unique (38%), useful (38%), and sustainable (34%).\nOver the years, items like water bottles, tote bags, calendars, and phone covers have reigned supreme. So have t-shirts and hoodies with a company logo or unique design.\n\nWhy You Should Provide Company Swag\nSwag gifts are more than simple promotional products or branded items; they can serve an important role in building relationships and fostering a positive company culture.\nThe same NYT article highlighted that customers are more likely to write a positive review online (40%), recommend the brand to others (40%), and follow them on social media (39%) if they get merchandise.\nCorporate gifts also improve morale internally. According to HR Cloud, company swag can help promote and strengthen a distinct workplace culture, increase engagement, and boost employee productivity. It shows you appreciate your employees’ hard work and help remote employees feel connected to company culture.\n\nTips for Selecting the Right Swag for Your Company\nInspired by these company swag ideas? Before choosing the best swag gifts for your employees, consider your company culture and values in addition to your budget.\nYou also can’t go wrong with gathering employee feedback to figure out what they want! Implementing surveys can help you get a better idea of the types of gifts and recognition your employees will actually appreciate. This, alongside your branding strategy, can help guide you to the perfect gear.\nAnd, perhaps most importantly, don’t underestimate the importance of partnering with a reputable swag vendor like Lead Apparel.\nWe offer a variety of customizable company swag ranging from hoodies and blankets to tech and travel-related items. Check out more company swag ideas for 2024 now!