December 7, 2021, 14:00 – News – High-quality power bank, original French champagne, porcelain, silverware, and painting in any of its forms are just a small list of unmistakable corporate gifts that need to be addressed to really please the addressee, interviewed etiquette experts told RIA Novosti.
Albina Kholgova, President of the National Association of Etiquette and Protocol Experts (NADEP), noted that a gift is an extremely difficult thing, and in order to really please the recipient, you need to do a very serious and painstaking work.
“There is a list of unmistakable gifts – porcelain, silverware, paintings, which are now huge in quantity at affordable prices, well-bound books. It can also be good quality stationery, beautifully decorated sweets,” Kholgova said.
Jewelry, oddly enough, is also allowed by etiquette, but there is a risk of not guessing what the addressee likes, the expert noted.
“By the way, you need to be very careful with souvenir and memorable gifts. You can give such things, but we must be sure that they will please the addressee. as a gift they are not able to please anyone “, – added the specialist.
She explained that according to the rules of etiquette, stationery with the logo of the organization is handed over to the negotiators at any event. “Only so that they can use them, but not as a gift,” said Kholgova.
“Also, the recipient will certainly be pleased with French champagne from the Champagne region,” the specialist emphasized.
In turn, expert on modern etiquette Tatiana Baranova said that today trends aimed at environmental friendliness are gaining momentum: the company’s efforts aimed at minimizing waste, as well as Tuesday’s use of materials, are highly valued.
“So, companies can give pens, notebooks, souvenirs, for example, from recycled plastic cups from an office cooler, any packaging or waste paper,” Baranova said.
In addition, the expert emphasized, a reusable water bottle or a good power bank will also be excellent gifts, because they will reduce the number of disposable goods, which is also an act of caring about the environment and customers.
“Cooperation with famous designers or artists in the development of corporate gifts can be original: such a souvenir immediately acquires value because it is unique. Sometimes companies cooperate not with eminent creators, but with charitable organizations: New Year’s souvenirs are prepared in inclusive workshops. Such a gift is soulful. , and is noble – the company helps the fund, and the person receives a wonderful handmade product, “Baranova added.
There is also a chance to pleasantly please customers and partners if, as a corporate gift, you give a product partially made by your own hands, for example, a set for making a New Year’s gingerbread, a thermos with the ability to insert a picture or a photo between the walls, a T-shirt with attached original stickers, a plain cloth bag in complete with indelible markers, she noted.
In addition, digital gifts do not lose their relevance: certificates for online training, online excursions and games, the specialist concluded.