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20 “Oddball” Unique Swag Ideas to Make Your Brand Stand Out

When it comes to brand awareness and sentiment, memorable gifts are the best way to win the hearts of customers and employees alike. According to Industry Today, “more than 50% of consumers have a favorable impression” of a brand after receiving a great swag item. If you’ve clicked around at, you probably already know we have a vast selection of amazing swag, with something for everyone. 

But if you’re looking for a super unique, never-been-done-before kind of swag item, you’ve come to the right place! At Swag HQ, we’re always stumbling upon exciting new products that get our team Slack channel abuzz. Branded apparel, mugs and notebooks are always fun. But to really make a lasting impression, why not give a swag gift people will love that they’ve never seen before? 

We’ve rounded up our favorite “oddball” swag items, for every budget, that are sure to turn heads. All that’s missing is your logo!

Modern Sprout Grow Set

Candles and plants are two of the best ways to add a touch of serenity to a home office or living room. Give recipients the best of both with this plant set! This ceramic candle vessel transforms into a planter after the flame burns out, and includes a complete kit to grow either aloe, basil or daisies.

Miir Pourigami Portable Coffee Dripper

Let’s be honest — traveling without coffee sounds like a recipe for grumpiness. This portable coffee dripper (the world’s smallest!) easily packs away flat and makes good coffee accessible anywhere. People will be relieved to know your brand is the key to a fresh cup of coffee when they need it most.

Leas Wireless Speaker

Classic style meets modern technology! This all-in-one wireless speaker has a cool vintage look to provide a touch of nostalgia. And with a built-in microphone, FM radio, MSD card reader and USB slot, it will be the focal point AND the superhero of the room.

Coaster & Stopper Set

These elegant coasters are a classy yet unexpected gift to impress clients and employees. With its leather look and debossed logo customization, this coaster and stopper set is sure to be a coffee table essential. Perfect for a thoughtful happy hour or work from home gift!

Lume Cube Video Light

This lighting kit is a team favorite! It easily mounts to the back of a laptop or monitor to brighten up video calls and social media photoshoots. Plus, it can be removed and reapplied to different devices at any time. With 60+ adjustable LED lights, the Lume Cube video light set will keep recipients looking their best, all thanks to you! 

S’well Eats Food Bowl

An innovative food storage item is a great swag pick for health enthusiasts, and anyone who likes to enjoy a healthy meal on the go. The S’well Eats Food Bowl is a 2-in-1 sustainable solution to keep your meal insulated until it’s time to dig in.

Bifold Wallet

Most of the wallets people carry around are in need of a refresh. This small but mighty wallet holds all the essentials without weighing down pockets. It comes in two elegant leather finishes and is a great lightweight, everyday swag pick. People will carry your brand around everywhere they go!

Sanitizing Power Bank

We carry our devices everywhere we go, so having a portable solution for germs and low battery can be a lifesaver. This two-in-one sanitizing power bank rids your phone of bacteria using UV-C light technology, while charging you up on the go.

68oz S’well Ice Bucket

Everyone loves an ice cold drink! Whether it’s for a virtual happy hour, a day at the beach or a company barbecue, a branded ice bucket is definitely a handy item. This one by S’well has a teakwood outer layer, to add a sophisticated look no matter the occasion. 

Bamboo Fiber Bento Box

Especially as offices start to open up again, having a reusable and portable lunch container makes the commute so much easier. This bento box is stylish and practical, complete with utensils and two food storage containers. Plus, the use of bamboo helps cut down on plastic usage. This swag lets your brand take action in the sustainability movement, and makes lunch hour more enjoyable.

Game Day Folding Table

Celebrate your next tailgate or picnic with this folding round table! It’s lightweight, easy to transport and assemble, and has cup holders. This is a convenient item to have on hand for road trips, beach days and outdoor activities. Recipients can pop it in their trunk and bring your logo on all their warm weather adventures. It’s also a great swag item to display at trade shows!

More trade show ideas: 4 Ways to Stand Out at Your Next Trade Show

Zenergy Aroma Dream Diffuser

The gift of calm and good sleep is one that anyone will appreciate. This diffuser does it all, with soothing sound therapy tracks to promote better sleep and diffusing essential oils for up to 54 hours at a time. You can set an “alarm” to gradually wake up to the aromatherapy scent of your choice, and use the built-in USB port to charge your phone. Promoting wellness is always a great company initiative!

Asobu Reusable Straw

Two “swag hacks” to get your logo seen by more people: choose something super useful and make sure it’s portable! This reusable straw set comes in a convenient case for drinks on the go. No more wasted plastic or cupholders littered with straw wrappers — this swag gift is simple but a game changer.

Dual Wine Holder

This two-bottle wine holder is the perfect gift for entertainers and wine lovers! Take bottles on the go without worrying about breaking. This kit has a built-in padded divider to prevent bottles from clanging together during travel. 

Asobu Juicy Drink Box

This unique swag idea is every parent’s dream. The Asobu Juicy Drink Box is spill-proof, dishwasher safe, BPA-free, and environmentally friendly. Kids (and fun-loving adults) will love sipping out of it! Snack time and trips to the playground just got a whole lot easier.

Travel Set

The jetsetters you know probably already have a suitcase (if not, we have some options!), but what if you could make organizing its contents less of a headache? This travel set contains three packing cubes to keep everything organized. Mesh ventilation provides breathable storage for clothes, and a top handle makes it easy to grab and go. Perfect for employee travel and client vacations!

Learn more: Best Ways to Support Employee Travel

LapGear Pro Lap Desk

“Work From Anywhere” is becoming a popular post-pandemic format for many companies, but this luxurious lap desk takes it to the next level. This work surface comes with a cushioned wrist rest and built-in mousepad, and fits most laptops. The LapGear Pro Desk makes a great household swag item that everyone in the family will use!

Asobu Coldbrew Insulated Portable Brewer

This portable brewer brews up a delicious batch of coldbrew coffee for a great-tasting energy booster. The bottom portion doubles as an insulated tumbler, for easy coldbrew on the go. Set it up the night before and you’ll have a fresh cup of coldbrew ready in time for the morning! Colleagues on video calls and in the office are sure to ask about this eye-catching appliance.

Tea Infuser Mug

For those who prefer a calming cup of tea, this porcelain tea infuser is just the right swag item. Whether it’s a favorite sachet of tea or a loose-leaf mix, this handy mug brews a perfect cup every time. Recipients will sip from it and smile while enjoying a nice break in their work day, thanks to you!

Nimble Mini Wall Charger

This Nimble wall charger is a literal lifesaver — in terms of battery life, that is. It delivers high-speed charging to any USB-C or USB-A device, and is made of recycled plastic! Next time someone at home or the coffee shop asks, “Do you have a charger I could borrow?” your brand will be the hero that comes to the rescue. Talk about leaving a good impression!

Carson Blue Light Glasses

Let’s be real – working on a computer all day is not great for our eyes. Enter Ocushield’s FDA-approved blue-light blocking glasses to help prevent damage due to the harmful blue light that comes from our screens. These are a great addition to an onboarding kit or for remote employees.

These are just some of the fun, unique swag ideas we have available at If you want to know more about how we can help create your gifting or swag vision, fill out the form below and one of our expert swag representatives will be in contact as soon as possible!