Gifts

Plan Smart: 10 Great Sparkling Wines that Won’t Blow Your Budget

“Bubbly,” synonymous with celebration, never goes out of style. Whether it’s welcoming the New Year, the new boss, the new product or simply to thank the team for a job well done, the sound of popping corks is a festive one. While all that popping is

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Holiday Helper: 5 Tips for Better Client Gifting

Now that we’re in the 11th month of the year, with Thanksgiving fast approaching, the runaway train that is the holiday season is about to hit warp speed. The question is: are you ready for it? Have you started to think about what to give those

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The Most Popular Event Merchandise of 2016

Merchandise and promotional products are integral to the event planning process. They are used in advertising before the event, and to create a cohesive presence during the event, with uniforms, gift bags, and matching branded gift items. It is

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5 Pointers for Premium Item Purchases

Ordering branded ‘swag’ or premium items should be one of the simplest things on a planner’s to-do list but often the premium picking, purchasing and production process is not without a few headaches. Over the years I’ve ordered plenty of premiums

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First Class Finds: Eye Candy

Truffles as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate make an especially tasteful corporate gift. Self-taught chocolatier Chris Kollar of Napa Valley–based Kollar Chocolates draws on classic European techniques acquired on his travels abroad to

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First Class Finds: Cheers!

Need a gift that will get conference goers excited about that upcoming event in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, or other major U.S. city? Boston-based theUncommonGreen etches street maps of select neighborhoods from Portland to Manhattan

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Holiday Gift Ideas

I love the holidays, and especially gift buying—better to give, than to receive! I am someone who puts a good deal of thought into picking a gift that I know suits its intended recipient, right down to the wrapping paper! And after I’ve completed my

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