Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Top Award Trends This Season

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As the holiday season approaches, it’s an ideal time for leaders to reflect on the year of success and wins. Thanks to (in large part) the hard work your people have put in. Get some ideas for showing your appreciation with the following top award trends this season. From electronics to charitable giving options, there are gift ideas for everyone on your list.

Trending Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Remote Employees

Leaders must get a little more creative about how to reward their remote team members. Think beyond gift cards and virtual happy hours with these creative gift ideas:

holiday gift ideas for remote employees

Blue Light Glasses: The growing number of research articles shows us that for as much time as we spend looking at our phone and computer screens, a pair of stylish blue light blocking glasses is necessary for our daily and long term health.

Power Strips, Cord Hiders, Wireless Chargers: With more than usual work from home employees, stylish ways to corral the excess of cords in living spaces will be well received.

Notebook and Pen: A simple, stylish notebook and pen makes the perfect office gift especially if you take the time to customize them with printing, embossing or debossing.

Coffee Makers:

Headphones and Stand: To cancel out the noise at home and an easy space to store them when not in use.


Trending Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Executives-On-The-Go

Executives have some of the biggest responsibilities at your company. By presenting them with unique gifts that genuinely show you care, you can help remind them of their vital standing at your business.

holiday gift ideas for executives

PhoneSoap Pro UV Sanitizer: PhoneSoap Pro disinfects in half the time! Its enhanced reflective coating provides the same patented 360-degree, 99.99% disinfection as other PhoneSoap products, but the new design disinfects cases with odd shapes, hooks, and pop sockets. 

astrea ONE filtering water bottle: The astrea ONE is the first filtering water bottle designed for everyday life. It filters out contaminants commonly found in tap water. Designed to make drinking filtered water easy and convenient, wherever you go. 

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds: These sleek, wireless earbuds are designed with breakthrough acoustic innovations and the world's most effective noise cancelling. Together, they produce crisp, clear audio and rich, deep bass over a bed of virtual silence - so you can hear all kinds of details that typically get lost. Whether it's for music, videos, or podcasts, you'll enjoy a truly compelling listening experience.

TUMI Brief Pack: The perfect pack for when you need to bring your office with you, this spacious, well-organized design features numerous interior and exterior pockets, as well as dedicated space for your laptop, tablet, and other essentials. Exterior pockets include a water-resistant pocket for a water bottle or umbrella. (A TUMI best seller.)

Theragun Mini: Theragun mini is your pocket-sized partner, giving you Theragun quality deep muscle treatment with unparalleled portability. Compact but powerful, Theragun mini is the most agile massage device that goes wherever you do. What's Included: Theragun Mini, soft case, 1 easy-to-clean closed-cell-foam Standard Ball attachment, and power adapter.


Trending Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Office Buddy

Recognizing the people you work with is important for building relationships and fostering a positive work environment. These gifts for coworkers will allow you to show your fondness and create an even more amicable working relationship.

holiday gift ideas for your office buddy

Vera Bradley Plush Throw Blanket: Curl up with something soft and colorful. This plush throw is generously sized for keeping warm and toasty. 

JBL Tune 225 Wireless Earbuds: These earbuds seamlessly connect you to your music and calls. They immediately pair with your device, while Dual Connect lets you use either earbud, or both. Listen longer with up to 25 hours of battery life. 

Aura Carver Digital Photo Frame: Carver’s sleek design recalls minimalist architecture in its clean lines and geometric shapes. Carver dramatically presents landscape photos full-screen or intuitively pairs two related portrait photos side-by-side.

Cuisinart Compact Single Serve Brewer: Brew your favorite coffee fast with this K-Cup compatible single serve brewer. Choose 6, 8, or 10 oz. and brew a cup of coffee or tea in a flash. Includes removable drip tray to fill travel mugs and a 30-minute auto shutoff.

Native Union Drop Wireless Charger: Effortless charging that isn’t just functional, but works as a design statement for your workspace. Crafted with a weighted aluminum base and home textile with a non-slip silicone tread that keeps your device in place.


Trending Charitable Holiday Gift Ideas to Share with Your Department (From Managers/Supervisors)

Every item on this list provides for someone in need, so you can feel extra good about where your money goes this season.

holiday gift ideas to give your department

Glassybaby Candle Votive: Glassybaby creates beautiful hand blown glass candle votives and drinkware that support causes of hope and healing made right in the USA. Each candle votive has a unique name that represents the values, moments and relationships that matter which makes every single one special and meaningful. $3 from each glassybaby purchased gives to the glassybaby foundation. This foundation gives to organizations that support hope and healing for people, animals and our planet.

Mitscoots Sherpa Blanket: Mitscoots Sherpa blankets are not only incredibly soft and comfortable, but they also give back! For each one of these plush faux premium lambswool blanket sold, another is given to a shelter helping individuals in need. Mitscoots also has worked hard to help individuals transition from homelessness to stable employment. They employee transitioning homeless to help package each blanket and get it out the door to each customer!

FluidStance Slope: The FluidStance Slope is a great product for those who love to take notes! Whether you're working from home or back in the office, this desk accessory is the perfect addition. Worthy of the modern office, the Slope was designed to fit perfectly in the space between your keyboard and monitor. It offers a gentle angle for writing and a premium dry-erase surface. Slope’s raised surface means you can slide your keyboard under it for storage, freeing up extra space on your desk. Slope features a phone dock that allows the perfect angle of view, with a dedicated space for your charging cable. And, there’s a channel to hold your dry-erase marker and other tools. For every Slope sold, FluidStance is committed to planting one tree!

Conscious Step Socks: At Conscious Step, every pair of socks gives back. Conscious Step supports a variety of causes including educating children, ending poverty, restoring oceans and more and has socks related to each cause! A donation from each sale will be given to the related non-profit. They are also committed to keeping their manufacturing sustainable and transparent as well as providing safe and fair working conditions.

Corkcicle Drinkware: This trending drinkware brands is committed to bringing clean drinking water to those in need. Each purchase supports Charity: Water, which is non-profit organization that provides drinking water to developing nations.


Trending Team Holiday Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love

Team gifts are a great way to show appreciation to the group and still make individuals feel special.

holiday gift ideas everyone will love

Branded Apparel: Create team unity and pride with branded apparel. Choose from The North Face®, Patagonia, Nike and more!

Snack Attack Food Box: Share a delicious snack box that everyone will love!

YETI Daytrip Lunch Bag: Pack a lunch you’ll actually look forward to with the Daytrip® Lunch Bag. In true YETI fashion, we upgraded a classic form factor to give you a fresh-for-hours, fold-and-go, easy-to-clean lunch bag that takes soggy sandwiches and lukewarm drinks off the menu. Did we mention it’s lined with hours-worth of insulation power? Surprise.

Sunglasses: Stay stylish all year round with a new pair of shades!  Choose from brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, Maui Jim and more.

UGGs: Get warm and cozy in a new pair of UGG slippers. These versatile slippers can be worn inside and outside keeping you warm wherever you are!


‘Tis the Season to Show Your Genuine Gratitude

With a holiday e-gift solution by ITA Group, you have the ability to offer a selection of trending gifts your people can choose from. Themselves. The best part is, our catalog featuring the season’s hottest picks is diverse enough to fit your audience’s demographics and your desired holiday spend. Contact us today to learn more.