7 Creative Ways to Celebrate the Holidays with your Employees

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Small companies may not be able to afford the lavish holiday parties that their larger counterparts often throw; however, they both share a common denominator when it comes to finding meaningful ways to celebrate with employees. In our opinion, the most successful events take a similar approach: the creation of an environment for team building and bonding outside of the office. Any of the 7 suggestions below are tweakable and scalable, so let your imagination run wild:

7 Tips for Giving the BEST Corporate Holiday Gifts, EVER

7 Tips Giving Best Business Holiday Gifts Ever

We have been playing Santa Claus for a host of international corporations for over 30 years. In that time, the gifts we have devised or orchestrated for our clients have been about as diverse as anyone could imagine. Given our respected track record in the “corporate gift giving” industry, we thought we’d share our 7 simple suggestions to make sure your corporate holiday gifts hit their mark:

Technology Overload: Why Some Techies Are Going Off the Grid

What should technology rookies do when Silicon Valley calls for simplicity?

A New York Times’ Bits blog post examined how the tech elite are looking for ways to blunt the narcotic effect of technology on their everyday lives. For those looking for respite, first steps can include leaving smartphones plugged into the wall when running quick errands or opting for last decade’s ever-so-bullied flip phone to bypass the temptation altogether—anything to garner some distance from the digital noise.

Essential Gadgets for Your Next Destination Club Event

At Trims, we’re often putting together bags for destination club events or conventions, many of which involve awesome waterscapes fit for both relaxation and adventure. We’d found a couple of products that will help quell those fears of waterlogged devices and sandy phone crevices while keeping you plugged in.

Going Green vs. Greenwashing | Sustainable Practices in Events

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Trims Talks Eco-Friendly Promotional Products

I was trying to place this feeling. Suddenly the phrase “going green” irked me, and I was struggling to understand why. After all, I’m an enthusiastic member of a team that not only supports the green movement, but is seeking to promote positive change in this very area within our industry—searching for virtual gifting options to help our clients reduce their carbon footprints. And I’m totally on board.

The Promotional Product Reimagined: Exploring Virtual Gifting

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Trims’ quest to eradicate junk giveaways for good

Trinkets and trash (n): 1. The mostly useless and always cheap branded promotional products that find their way to the bottom of so many conference bags. (e.g. fridge magnets, koozies and key chains.)

That’s how we see it, anyway, and something’s got to give. We’re here to start the conversation.

Corporate Gifting: Tips You (Might) Totally Get | Trims Unlimited

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4 Tips on Giving the Perfect Gift (Courtesy of the Corporate Gifting World)

Maybe you’re new to the corporate gifting world, or maybe you’re a pro who hasn’t yet mastered tying the perfect bow. I’m a fresh face at Trims, and I’m being shepherded through the ways of the corporate gift giving world by the talented and experienced team of our Founder Susan Roth.

The Energy-Harnessing Soccer Ball | Socially Conscious Gift Idea From Trims

A Socially Conscious Gift Idea — SOCCKET Did you know that over 1.3 billion people worldwide are living without reliable access to electricity? This is according to Uncharted Play, the creators of SOCCKET, a soccer ball that harnesses energy from your kickin’ feet. Thank you, bipedalism! The ball employs a “pendulum-like mechanism” that gathers kinetic […]

Yea, the 3D Sketch pen is Happening | Corporate Gifts From Trims

3D Sketch Pen: Your future corporate gift? Courtesy of WobbleWorks, the 3Doodler is an insane pen from the wild, right-now future that allows you to draw in the air — yep, in the air. Its creators have dubbed it “The World’s First 3D Printing Pen,” and … we believe it. It uses plastic filament to […]

The Lego of Speakers | Corporate Gifts from Trims

A corporate gift that brings the noise Nixon is due to release its award-winning Bluetooth speaker this May. The Blaster, which has already nabbed a win in the accessories category at the 2013 ISPO awards, has a similar look to Jawbone’s wireless speaker with one blow-me-away difference: The Blaster touts an 18-hour battery life on […]

Gift Rap Remix: Discover, Demo, Discuss

Your go-to for cutting edge promotional products and … Ben Affleck? I’m Carolina Mohrlock, the newest addition to the Trims team. I’ll be contributing fresh content to our blog (“Gift Rap”) each week. Here are few things you can expect to see from us: Discovery My Google Reader is fat with news about the latest […]