As 2021 approaches, organizations searching for creative ways to connect customers and employees to their brand are relying on great company swag more than ever.
Swag provides a physical connection between people and brand that is so important in this era of social distancing, remote work and virtual everything. Great swag has the potential to engage, delight and endear: the trick is finding products people will actually want to keep!
Luckily, we’re here to help! This list goes over some of the best custom swag and gifts we know remote employees and customers will love in the coming year. Our choices are based on what was popular in 2020, as well as what we predict will match the trends of the new year. From onboarding kits for new remote hires, to luxury tech gifts for top clients, we have a little bit of everything. Whatever it is you’re looking for, Swag.com makes it easy to shop, store and ship your swag anywhere around the globe:
- Remote Employee Swag Kits
- Work From Home Accessories
- Wellness and Fitness Swag
- Self Care Swag
- Branded Facemasks and Hand Sanitizers
- Travel Swag
- Eco-Friendly Swag
- Custom Bluetooth Speakers
- Custom Headphones and Custom Earbuds
- Phone Chargers and Power Banks
- Custom Hoodies and Jackets
- Custom Outdoor Jackets and Rainshells
- Custom Blankets for Cuddling Up
- Coffee Based Gifts
- Custom Drinkware (Custom Mugs, Custom Waterbottles and more)
- Luxury Custom Swag
- Custom Hats and Custom T-Shirts
- Custom Sneakers and Custom Socks
- Food and Drink
- Useful Everyday Swag
1. Remote Employee Swag Kits
Onboarding new talent in a remote work world is difficult. Without a physical office, new remote employees can easily feel disconnected and isolated from their coworkers and company as a whole. Designing a meaningful onboarding kit chalked full of thoughtfully chosen items is essential to helping employees feel like a part of something real!
We can help you customize products that make working from home comfortable while instilling a sense of pride in your brand. Our great selection of custom apparel, WFH accessories and custom tech give you full control to make new employees’ first experience with your company a good one. Our Swag distribution platform lets you design fully custom onboarding kits down to the boxes they come in. We can store them until you’re ready, then ship them to as many addresses as you need, whenever you want.
Related: How to Build a New Hire Welcome Box
2. Work From Home Accessories
Working from home has its pros and cons. Make the pros a little easier to take advantage of by gifting swag that helps to organize, compartmentalize and smooth out the WFH experience. Outfitting the WFH workstation is a key element of successfully managing the work / life balance.
Note taking is alive and well, even in our digital age. This sturdy custom branded notebook is made from high quality recycled paper and features an attractive binding that comes in many different colors. A useful elastic strap will keep it securely closed on those trips from the living room to the office.
This custom desk set is a classy way to help your remote employees maintain a sense of order in their WFH setup. It comes in a faux-marble finish onto which you can print your logo.
This cable organizer can be the difference between sanity and the mental breakdown that comes from accidentally tripping over your laptop charger and knocking it onto the floor. It’s a small WFH accessory with a huge impact.
A custom mouse pad is essential for the home office, or any office for that matter. Give your remote employees a high-quality version that you can customize with your unique color scheme and artwork.
This is a must have for making virtual meetings and web calls bearable. This tech accessory provides a gentle front light so your remote employees can look their best on camera.
Related: Tips for Onboarding Remote Employees
3. Wellness and Fitness Swag
Promoting employee wellness is all the more important now that the lines between work and home life are so thin. Demonstrate your commitment to wellness by offering swag aimed at making health easier to maintain for your remote teams.
The Fitbit Inspire works as a smart watch, heart rate monitor and activity tracker all-in-one. As anyone who has become obsessed with getting their 10,000 steps can tell you, it really works to inspire fitness.
Virtual yoga sessions and other virtual wellness classes are all the more exciting when you can get your sweat on using branded equipment. Fully customize this product, and keep it clean with a slick carrying case.
Virtual running clubs among remote teams have proven a popular activity for team building while maintaining social distance. Equip your remote employees for success with a phone case that gives them the freedom to work out unencumbered.
4. Self Care Swag
Self care is all the way in, in 2021. Show your remote employees and customers you want them to treat themselves by gifting high quality custom items geared at relaxing, pampering and unwinding.
Digital fatigue and the stresses of working from home mean sleeping soundly is more important than ever. With this plush custom sleep mask you can give your remote teams the present of peaceful Z’s.
Chapstick is one of those things you don’t need until you do. When your team does, make sure they have the best with EOS’ natural and organic lip balm. Customize the color and logo to your preference.
Taking care of your skin is essential, though people rarely think about buying nice soaps and lotions for themselves. Make a big impact by gifting a skincare kit made up of luxurious natural products. Comes in a brandable canvas carrying case.
Staring into a computer all day is not good for your eyes or face. These customizable stone face rollers can help decrease the “Zoom face” look, and generally help folks relax and unwind after a long day of virtual meetings.
5. Branded Facemasks and Hand Sanitizers
Safety is a theme from 2020 that won’t end in 2021. Equip people with the best facemasks and sanitizer so they can rep your brand while taking proper precautions.
The Braddock face mask was among the most popular products of 2020. It features 2-ply construction with made in the USA materials for a stylish and effective fit. We offer the mask in three colors and the ability to screenprint your logo on the front.
The Vida mask is made from two layers of 100% cotton, and uses a PM2.5 filter to protect the wearer. It’s unique adjustable strap system means it’s a comfortable fit for just about anyone.
Sanitizer must be available on-the-go. The carabiner feature of this ethyl alcohol version means it always will be. You can customize the label as well as carabiner color for complete creative control.
Sanitizer is good, but not touching anything in public is the best option. This zinc alloy metal tool allows people to open doors and interact with touch screen technology. It comes in four metallic shades.
6. Travel Swag
Travel products are the perfect swag because people will actually use them even though they might not buy them for themselves. These custom travel products make commuting, as well as longer trips a breeze.
Don’t let cords, cables and headphones take over your bag! This attractive case is a perfect way to stay organized on the go with mesh pockets and velcro straps to hold all of your gear. Apply a logo using heat transfer to remind folks who made their lives easier!
Perfect for the gym or the carry on compartment, the Player Duffel from Timbuk2 is an attractive and efficient bag for the discerning traveler. It comes in two different sizes, and we offer embroidery of your logo for an absolutely stand-out bag.
One of the best commuter backpacks on the market. With a laptop pocket, waterproof material and variable velcro sinches, the Spire 2.0 makes keeping your gear safe a breeze. We’ll embroider your logo for an attractive finishing touch.
Keep all of your tech accessories organized with an attractive rollup organizer reminiscent of a chef’s knife roll. We offer it in denim or black finish with leather trim that leaves a luxurious impression.
7. Eco-Friendly Swag
Taking action to protect the health of the planet means being conscious about what type of products you consume. We source a ton of environmentally-friendly swag that you can gift being confident they have a lower impact on the earth.
Sturdy, sleek and eco-friendly, this recycled tote is sure to stand out as one of the most useful pieces of swag you can give. It’s made from the leftover trimmings of cotton and polyester from a garment factory.
Plastic straws are a thing of the past. Step into the green future with a set of metal reusable straws, complete with their own carrying case. These are easy to clean and transportable, making them a purse staple for years to come.
You might not immediately think about a breadboard as swag, but in the WFH world a gift like this shows you understand what your remote employees are gouging through. As a bonus you can schedule virtual cooking classes!
Made with real cork and recycled cotton, this drawstring bag is a perfect eco-friendly gift that you can put other gifts inside of. Fill it with other environmentally-friendly products to make the ‘turducken’ of green swag.
8. Custom Bluetooth Speakers
This is a perfect example of the type of swag people actually want to keep. Our collection runs the gambit from smaller clip-on speakers to luxury speakers that deliver unparalleled sound quality. Find something perfect for your audience!
We love this speaker because it offers great sound quality, and allows you to store your phone directly on top of it. You can also play, pause and adjust the volume of your music from the speaker itself.
This rugged speaker is perfect for a day at the beach, or strapping to your bag for a long bike ride. It offers rich bass, crisp treble and long battery life. Print your logo on one end of the device.
Print your artwork bold and bright on the front face of this powerful little device. Cover the entire speaker grill with custom artwork to create swag that impresses aesthetically and performs mechanically.
Turn any mobile device into a portable sound system with this speaker that has a built-in subwoofer that provides exceptional quality sound. It’s easy to connect and has an operating range of 10 meters.
9. Custom Headphones and Custom Earbuds
For remote employees, having high quality headphones are an essential component of making the WFH office successful. We’ve rounded up the best over-ear custom headphones, as well as custom earbuds here.
Get 10 hours of high-quality audio playback from these powerful little devices. When you want to charge them, store them in the smartly-designed case that automatically juices the batteries when not in use.
For a sportier pair of earbuds, these wireless headphones feature comfortable wrap-around ear hooks to keep them secure even while working out. The batteries last about 8 hours, giving you a full day of music and phone calls.
These wireless, over-ear headphones have built-in audio controls and feature 8 hours of playback time. We can print your logo over the earpiece using a screenprint technique.
These noise cancelling headphones make an excellent addition to any WFH kit. They are comfortable for all-day use and include a high-quality microphone so you can take calls and listen to music without having to change devices.
Full Collection: Custom Branded Speakers & Headphones
10. Phone Chargers and Power Banks
Everyone needs a solid power bank to take with them outside of the house. Ditto for a nice charging station they can use for their phione. We’ve got you covered for both, and offer customization options that will elevate your selections to impactful swag.
Classic, simple and effective. Gift a powerbank that works well and won’t let you down. With many colors and robust customization options, this is the go-to option for most events.
This is a powerful bank that has the capacity to fill multiple phone batteries completely on a single charge. You’ll be able to quickly refresh your phone with its 10,000 mAh capability. Screenprint your logo on the front.
This wireless QI enabled charging pad lets you fill up enabled devices without plugging in a single cord. A small LED light on the perimeter of the device lets you know when your device is charging.
For a more lux approach to the charging swag game, go with this custom QI charger that features a real walnut wood finish. We can even laser engrave your logo to complete the handcrafted look.
Full Collection: Custom Branded Tech Swag
11. Custom Hoodies and Jackets
Custom apparel only works to promote your brand if people actually want to wear the swag you give them! This is especially true of jackets and hoodies. Here are some of our comfiest, most stylish custom hoodies and custom jackets people will love to wear.
This is a classic and bestseller from Swag.com. This comfy custom hoodie comes in several colors and unisex sizing. We can screenprint in several areas of the hoodie and offer embroideries in some others.
Marine Layer’s take on the zip up hoodie is warm and stylish as they come. Made from sherpa fleece yarn, the danger of this jacket is that you’ll never want to take it off.
If you want a more heavy-duty version of the office hoodie, consider this insulated outerwear from the North Face. It’s warm without being too hot, and is made from PrimaLoft recycled content.
Plush fleece and sturdy construction combine in this warm, soft and stylish jacket. It’s great outdoors and in, and with our custom embroidery options you can be sure it will leave an impression no matter where it’s spotted
12. Custom Outdoor Jackets and Rainshells
For those working in the outdoors or in rainy climates. High quality outdoor wear makes a big difference when you need it. Make sure you give the best if your remote employees are braving the elements.
The Champion Adult Packable Anorak 1/4 Zip Jacket is wind- and rain-resistant with adjustable bungee draw cords at the hood and the bottom hem. Roll it into an internal pouch for easy storage!
Waterproof, windproof and still breathable. This is a perfect outer layer to make hiking in any conditions bearable. We offer logo printing on the front and back, as well as the shoulders on either side.
This is a bit in-between an indoor and outdoor jacket. It’s warm enough to be worn in windstorms, but not so hot you couldn’t wear it while working at your desk.
Eddie Bauer knows jackets. Keep your team safe from wind and water with this breathable three-layered jacket that’s at home when it’s outdoors. Comes in four great colors with the option to add your logo via embroidery.
13. Custom Blankets for Cuddling Up
Due to nights in being the new nights out, everyone is in need of a good blanket to hit the couch with. Help your people out by perusing our vast selection of customizable blankets ranging from soft and light to heavy and swaddling.
Bring an elegant and useful item into your employees’ lives with a custom Kanata corduroy blanket. It works as an attractive throw as well as it does for napping.
Gravity blankets have been all the rage for their ability to help people sleep better. We offer three different weights so you can choose the right ones for your teams. Gift the ability to sleep well and watch moods soar!
Encourage safe socially distant outdoor activities with the gift of a branded picnic blanket. This model is large, packable and comes with a built in handle to make taking it back and forth from the car a breeze.
14. Coffee Based Gifts
Everybody needs a little boost now and then. Make the daily cup of joe feel like an extra special ritual by gifting swag designed to elevate the coffee experience. Cream and sugar not included.
For when you’re on the go and want a coffee koozie that will actually get the job done. This double-walled steel coffee holder is reusable time and time again, whether you want to keep your drinks hot or cold.
Real aficionados will tell you that the most important part of good homebrew is the quality of the beans. This MiiR canister will keep beans fresh using accordion-style sealing technology to create an absolutely airtight seal.
When you have coffee you have to have a little treat on the side. It’s mandatory. Double down by gifting these decadent espresso beans covered in dark chocolate. Perfect for stuffing into a customized mug.
Complete a coffee kit with the ultimate coffee pairing. These biscotti are baked fresh for every order and come with the ability to customize the packaging they’re wrapped in.
15. Custom Drinkware (Custom Mugs, Custom Waterbottles and more)
Mugs, waterbottles and other forms of branded drinkware have become standard swag for companies. To help you stand out, we’ve curated a selection of the highest quality versions of these products to get your employees and customers sipping in style.
The Olanta mug looks like it belongs in a fancy hipster coffee shop, which makes it perfect to give as surprisingly quality swag. Its stoneware finish provides a subtle layer of class to the morning cup of joe.
The Asobu clarity mug is a double walled glass design that is as pretty as it is functional. It will keep drinks hot or cold longer than a traditional ceramic mug, and offer a pleasing visual accent to the countertop in the process.
Yeti makes some of the best drinkware products on the market. This tumbler is a classic design that will outperform almost any other thermos you can find! We offer it in three colorways and laser engrave your logo into the metal.
The perfect water bottle for event giveaways, onboarding kits or any other swag needs 2021 throws at you. You can order this model in over 10 colors, and upload up to 3 pieces of your artwork to be screen printed on it.
Full Collection: Custom Branded Drinkware
16. Luxury Custom Swag
Sometimes, sending a pen and water bottle won’t quite be enough to make an impression. When you need to gift elite clients and C-level employees, luxury products branded to represent your company can go a long way in building appreciation.
The Theragun Elite is a cutting edge wellness product designed to help relieve muscle tension. Think of it as a smart massager that has variable speeds and even an app that can help guide sessions and control the device’s movements.
Helly Hansen makes luxury outdoor wear, and this down insulated jacket is among their best products. Small design details make this European Goose Down jacket among the most luxurious on the market, including lycra cuff snaps, adjustable hem strings and a snug-fitting soft collar.
The Sonons One is not just a speaker. It’s an entire smart soundsystem that will outperform all others on its quality of audio, ease of use and range of intelligent features. Control the rich sound it produces with voice control that connects to both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.
Apple AirPods are likely the hottest item of the year. Their sleek design and low-profile have become synonymous with the kind of effortless tech solutions that only the most discerning consumers venture into. Our painted versions give you complete control over the colors and case of the AirPods themselves.
17. Custom Hats and Custom T-Shirts
You can never go wrong gifting apparel to your teams, assuming they are high-quality and well designed. These are some of the most popular custom t-shirts and hats that know will delight everyone whose hands they fall into.
Soft, tough, long-lasting and beautiful, the Swag.com Triblend t-shirt is among our best-selling products for a reason! People love the fit of this custom t-shirt, and also the huge range of colors we offer.
This is a custom hat that we promise people will actually want to wear. It fits like a dad hat, with adjustable sizing and a classy brass slider. With the custom embroidery option for your art, you can make this hat into anything you want.
Cold-weather hats are a great swag gift because they will actually be useful to people beyond an aesthetic sense (pulling off an outfit is important though.) This one is made from plush fleece and allows for clean embroidery on the front.
18. Custom Sneakers and Custom Socks
People always forget about the feet when it comes to custom swag, and we think it’s time for a change. We offer a range of custom socks and custom footwear that will take people by surprise when they receive them as gifts!
This is the shoe that started it all for Allbirds. Made from wool and recycled rubber, the Allbirds wool runner is one of the most comfortable sneakers in the game. These shoes will last a long time, so we’ll make sure your logo looks nice for just as long.
A lighter and more breezy alternative to the original Allbirds wool runner, the Tree runner stands out for its modern design and excellent functionality as an athleisure shoe. We offer it in three colorways, and give you three different options for locations to add your own artwork.
These are the customizable socks you’ve been looking for. Let your creativity run wild by designed a completely custom product. You choose the colors and upload your artwork, and we’ll make sure your socks will look exactly like you want them to.
19. Food and Drink
In the new era of WFH and virtual everything, sometimes it’s nice to send people things that aren’t meant to last forever. The right treat can make someone’s day, and we think building a thoughtful snack kit is one of the best ways to demonstrate appreciation.
This snack tin gives you a little sample of everything good- classic butter popcorn, cheese popcorn, caramel corn, mini pretzels, chocolate pretzels and even party mix! We have tons of different color ways for the tin as well, giving you the power to announce proudly who is responsible for getting the party started.
Here’s the thing about these pretzels that you might not be expecting: they’re actually really, really, really tasty. Same goes for the covered nuts. These are made fresh to order, and come with a nice custom ribbon to show off your company branding.
Taffy has a magical way of transporting us back to childhood. Gift that experience with this neat glass jar filled to the brim with mouth watering saltwater taffy. Comes with several different flavors, and the ability to screenprint your logo onto the 22 oz. glass container.
A truly heavy-duty snack option for when you want to encourage a treat-yourself experience. Not only does this package come with a customizable cooler, it also contains cookies, pretzels, mixed nuts and more, making it ready to go on the next picnic or beach day.
Full Collection: Custom Branded Food & Candy Products
20. Useful Everyday Swag
In our experience, great swag will help someone solve a problem they may not have even thought they had! All of these products do just that, making life a little bit easier and smoother while showing off your company’s branding.
A personal blender as swag? Absolutely! This portable workhorse is perfect for making smoothies, shakes or drinks on the go. It runs on USB-charged batteries, so you can take it anywhere you have access to the same power you’ll use to charge your phone.
This is proof we are living in the future. This incredibly useful device can be attached to your keys, phone or any other thing you want to keep track of using bluetooth connectivity. Seriously, you will never misplace your keys again! What a concept.
Would we even be a swag company if we didn’t have the best popsockets available? This one is great because the gel it uses to stick to phones can be removed and repositioned without losing its grip or leaving gross residue along the way.
Protect your swag recipients from the sun with these colorful, customizable polypropylene glasses. We offer six different colors and allow for screen printed logos on both sides of the frames.
Don’t let your audience hang out to dry. Show them they’re valued with a fully custom umbrella designed to withstand even the harshest downpour. Swag that makes life easier always connects people to your brand in a positive way.
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No matter what type of swag you’re looking to create, Swag.com makes it easy to design customized products that people will want to keep.
Use our instant mockup feature to see how your products will look before you buy. When you’ve selected the items you love, we’ll let you know production and shipping timelines instantly so you’re never in the dark. We can also help you package your items into fully customizable swag boxes that look as beautiful as the swag itself!
Easily manage your orders using our Swag Distribution platform: this will allow you to store your swag with us, and send it wherever you want, whenever you feel like it. Think of it as your own digital swag closet!
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