Promotional Gifts Ideas for Christmas 2023: A Season of Appreciation

Eco-friendly branded merchandise for a positive brand impact

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the joyful tradition of gift-giving. Below, we’ve unwrapped our favourite products to recognise the hard work, loyalty, and support of those that made the year better for your business.

Read on for our complete guide to nailing your Christmas gifting this year.

As we near the end of another year, Christmas provides an opportunity for reflection and appreciation. 2023 hasn’t been without its twists and turns, but even in the face of adversity, there are those who have shone brightly – colleagues who’ve gone the extra mile, and loyal customers whose support has meant the world.

A meaningful, functional, and environmentally conscious Christmas gift is a fantastic way to express our gratitude. That’s why we’ve curated our top 10 promotional products that will help you convey your appreciation to these indispensable allies.

Let’s explore these tokens of gratitude that will not only celebrate your colleagues and customers but also help you maintain and build upon the relationships that have been your bedrock over the past year.

Branded Christmas Gifting Highlights from Project Merchandise

The Compostable Advent Calendar

At long last, an eco-friendly twist on a holiday classic. Behind the 24 doors of this fully customisable advent calendar, the internal tray is made from renewable raw materials, meaning it’s home recyclable and fully compostable.

As your recipient counts down to Christmas with the delicious Fairtrade certified chocolates within, you can count on a future without single-use plastics.

With every calendar you’re making an automatic contribution to World Vision projects, spreading goodwill and warmth during the festive season.

The Homegrown Christmas Jumper

The cosiest way to deck your team with boughs of jolly, these customisable Christmas jumpers embrace sustainable thinking, thanks to their locally-sourced yarns.

Knitted in the UK from natural or recycled materials, they’re the perfect gift to deliver an eco-friendly dose of holiday spirit this Christmas.

The Christmas Hamper that Keeps on Giving

Indulge in the spirit of giving with this hamper from our friends at Social Stories Club.

A recipe for good, what makes this hamper truly special is that each item also carries a mission to make the world a better place. With every sip of Assam Gold tea, you’re uplifting growing communities. With every bite of cheese biscuits, you’re supporting organic farming. And with every nibble of chocolate, you’re contributing to reforestation projects.

With tasty treats and luxurious wellness gifts included, this hamper goes beyond indulgence to spread support to good causes and great businesses. 


Our Sumptuous Scented Candle

The gift of a scented candle can encourage your recipient to take some well-earned time to relax, reflect, and appreciate the calming glow.

This plant-based option comes in a stylish frosted glass jar, and you can choose from four sumptuous scents to best embody your gesture of gratitude. Create a moment of relaxation with the enchanting aroma of Sandalwood, Cinnamon, Vanilla, or Jasmine.

Your Winter Companion Travel Mug

This isn’t just any travel mug. Made from recycled stainless steel with the option of 360-degree engraved branding, the Inari is a sustainable statement of sophistication. Keep your recipients drinks warm, while adding a touch of elegance to their on-the-go style.

Whether it’s a brisk morning commute or a seasonal adventure, this insulated travel mug will provide a warm embrace on even the chilliest of days.

Chocolate Elves to Make Them Merry

Spreading joy and sweetness during the most wonderful time of the year, these elf-shaped chocolates will add a playful touch to your Christmas gifting. 

Ideal as a desk drop of stocking filler, the log cabin box can be custom printed to your design.

A Bluetooth Speaker to Amplify the Sleigh Bells

Let the festive playlist ring out with this wireless Bluetooth speaker, the perfect audio companion for clients and colleagues. Available in 5, 10, and 20W options, there’s a speaker to suit all budgets and situations. Whether you opt for the compact and portable models or the more robust version designed for home or office use, rest assured that this eco-conscious speaker will be met with open arms.

Crafted from FSC-certified bamboo, and ready to showcase your logo through precision engraving, this speaker not only pleases the ears but also the environment. With components certified by RCS, it delivers a lower environmental footprint without compromise. 

An Effortlessly Elegant Ball Pen

No gift pack is complete without a pen, and with the Berkeley, you can gift a perfectly weighted reminder of your commitment to quality and purpose. 

Promotional pens are a tried-and-true way to show your appreciation to clients and colleagues, providing them with a quality tool for jotting notes and signing documents. When your recipient put pens to paper with this twist-action metal ball pen, they’ll find their flair as it glides with ease.

Meaningful Gifts for Lasting Impact

In a world inundated with novelty trinkets and fleeting trends, we understand the value of gifting items that truly matter. That’s why our selection for this year’s Christmas promotional products is all about sustainability, functionality, and desirability.

We’ve steered clear of the novel nonsense that will just end up collecting dust, and instead, handpicked items that people will genuinely use and cherish. Our aim is to create a lasting impact, ensuring that the gifts you offer to your colleagues and loyal customers aren’t just forgotten novelties, but items that seamlessly integrate into their lives, so that each sight of your brand adds value to their day.

Monograms & More: The Art of Gifting

In the world of corporate gifting, it’s often the personalised touches that elevate a gift into an extraordinary gesture. Once you’ve selected your gifts, why not delve into the realm of personalisation to add that special ‘wow’ factor to your Christmas gifts for colleagues and clients. From monogramming (available on many of our items in both engraved and printed) to custom-branded packaging, these options allow you to tailor each gift to the individual or brand. Just head to the additional info section on each product to see what’s possible.

Once you’ve selected your gifts, we can even package them into a custom-branded printed box to enhance the opening experience. 

Gifting Hubs: Streamline your Merchandise Management

If you want to give your recipients a choice of gift, or perhaps you’re sending your gifts to a number of addresses, our Gifting Hub is the solution for you.

A branded redemption portal designed to simplify the process of merchandise management, with the Gifting Hub, you can effortlessly collect recipient merchandise choices and delivery information effortlessly.

We’ll guide you in selecting the right gifts that match your brand and budget. Then just relax and let your Gifting Hub do the rest of the work. When you’re ready to order, we’ll take care of everything.

Let your seasonal gifting make a sustainable statement of your values this year – View the rest of our Christmas collection, or get in touch to create a memorable gift for those who make your business thrive.