30 Cool Swag Ideas Employees Want This Year

by Oct 12, 2021

As the Holiday season approaches, companies should start looking into buying some swag. Swag is an easy way to make employees happy and fulfill your business advertising needs (two gifts in one!). This list contains 30 items from different categories below that are shown to promote a connection between the employees and the organization. Some of these ideas are based on what was popular last year and some are based on current trends. Whatever it is you are looking for, You Ink It has it!

Creative Company Swag Ideas

  1. Electronic Accessories
  2. Clothes
  3. Self-Care
  4. Eco-Friendly Products
  5. Must-Haves

Customized Electronics

Airpods Case

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Electronic-related employee swag gifts are always a good idea! Customizable AirPod cases provide a cool opportunity for employees to have unique headphones and always knowing which ones are theirs.  The customized headphones case is a winner as it gives the headphones a more sophisticated and unique feel and promotes your business. 

Portable Charger

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The convenience of portable chargers cannot be overstated.  They are a great swag gift for all employees especially during a time of our increased use of electronics.  Never run out of power again.  Portable chargers are great for emergencies, commuters, and anyone that relies on electronic devices.

Tile Mate E Tracker

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Never again ask “where is my phone?” or “where are my keys?”  These tile mate trackers keep track of all of your personal items.  Employees will love these as a swag gift item. They will never lose something small again with one of these!

JBL Bluetooth Speaker

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Let’s jam out this year! Bluetooth speakers are a great swag item.  Easily pair to electronic devices, listen to your favorite songs, albums, or podcasts anywhere and anytime.  These Bluetooth speakers are portable and can easily fit in a backpack. You never know when you will want to blast your favorite tunes with some friends so it’s great to be prepared!


Fuzzy Socks

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Fuzzy socks!  Everyone loves a pair of fuzzy socks. They are so easy to slip on and make you feel super cozy and relaxed.  Spoil your employees with the ultimate in swag!


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A cozy sweatshirt is timeless and always in style. Spice up casual Fridays with customizable swag sweatshirts.  As the weather gets colder, this is the perfect gift for employees to stay comfortable in style!


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There is no better way to wear the sweatshirt than paired with matching sweatpants! After a long day of work, you can go home, change into your comfortable sweatpants and relax into your weekend.  Fully customizable to meet your business needs!

Snapback Hat

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Snapback hats are the perfect company swag for anyone following the latest trends.  These stylish hats are sure to be welcomed by all your employees, especially those who commute or just like to step outside to get lunch.  Show off how cool you are with a stylish hat!

3 Piece Knit Set

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This 3 Piece knit set is perfect for the wintertime to stay warm! Match the hat with a pair of equally stylish gloves! These gloves even have smart technology wool on the fingertips that allow the use of any touch screen electronic device.  Keep your employees warm throughout the winter!

Self-Care Swag Ideas

EOS Lip Balm

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You can never have enough lip balm.  Wrap a tube (or ball) of lip balm with your business logo and help your employees keep their lips healthy and moisturized as we head into the winter. Customized lip balm will be a guaranteed favorite and used daily at work, at home, or at play. 

Hand Sanitizer

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This may not sound like the fanciest swag item but it is something that sure is handy.  Having a swag hand sanitizer would be perfect for every desk, car, or purse.  COVID-19 proved to us that you never know what is going to happen in the year but it is important to always be prepared with little items. Fully customizable to meet your business needs. 

Insulated Steel Water Bottle

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Everyone can use a new water bottle. Reusable water bottles can prevent countless plastic water bottles from our landfills.  Your employees can have a unique and customized water bottle for their daily use.  Promoting being healthy and hydrated has dual effects on the quality of work produced.  These water bottles are a must-have!

Brita Water Filter

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Sometimes clean water is not available.  Clean water is always available with your own personal water filtration system.  A must-have for camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities where clean water may not be readily available. 

Stone Face Roller And Gua Sha

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Stone-face rollers are all the rage!  Reward your employees with the hottest thing on social media.  The stone-face roller is the perfect addition to a relaxing skincare routine.  They soothe and redefine the structure of your face and are a perfect way to wake up each morning and start the day ahead.

Massage Tool

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Treat your employees to a mini-spa moment.  This massage tool is a great way to relieve tension and relax.  Massage away the stress of your day!  The massager is the ideal swag gift as we all like to be stress-free.  


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As the weather starts to get cooler, a cozy blanket is a perfect gift for all your employees. Just think about ending the workday by snuggling up, cozy and warm, with an amazing blanket.  Blankets can be tailored to meet your business needs.  Choose from different colors, designs, and decorations!

Eco-Friendly Products

Reusable Straws

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As we near the start of the new year, it is our responsibility to make decisions that will positively impact our environment.  Support your sustainability goals by encouraging the use of reusable straws. For an ideal swag gift, pair the reusable straw with a customized swag water bottle.

Reusable Shopping Bag

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Going grocery shopping after a day of work? We got you with this must-have swag item! Reusable shopping bags are another great way of contributing to the protection of the environment.  Tote bags are becoming trendy and stylish so don’t miss out on this chance!


Virtual Happy Hour Cocktail Kit

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What is your favorite thing to do on a Friday after a long work week? If you said enjoying your favorite cocktails then we have the perfect swag item for you.  This happy hour kit includes a recipe card, a petite bar spoon, margarita mix, rimming salt, and a linen coaster for an elegant finishing touch!  This item is sure to keep all employees happy and having fun!

Asobu Insulated Mug

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Is coffee your best friend? Your employees are going to love this double-walled steel coffee cup perfect for keeping drinks hot and cold. Fully customizable to meet your business needs. 

Coffee Tumbler

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An alternative to the Asobu Koozie is the coffee tumbler.  The tumbler is easy to love in the variety of colors and designs available.  Not only are tumblers great for coffee but they also will keep other drinks hot or cold. What an easy way to stay hydrated and fueled with your favorite beverage!


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This notebook is an essential tool for organized employees. Use it to jot down everything you have to do in the day, for your grocery list, or as a gratitude journal.  A notebook is a key to organizing your thoughts and remembering all the important things. This notebook is made out of organic and eco-friendly materials. The perfect swag gift for all of your employees. 

Phone Case

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A fully customizable phone case is a great swag gift for employees that carry a company-issued phone.  These phone cases can be customized with your company logo, pictures, text, or a combination of all of them.  A protective and unique phone case is the perfect solution to keep company property safe and promote your business!

Silicone Phone Wallet

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Keep your phone and cards all in one place with this phone wallet! These wallets stick right onto the back of your phone and stay there. You will never lose your cards ever again when they are tucked safely with one of these.


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Customized company stickers are a great way to promote your business.  Imagine your sticker decorating laptops, desks, notebooks, or phone cases. Stickers can be used anywhere and everywhere!  Stickers are an easy and inexpensive way to advertise your business.


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Everyone needs an umbrella but few want to buy one!  Surprise your employees with a customized umbrella and promote your business too.  An umbrella is the perfect employee swag– it will truly be appreciated on the next rainy day! 

Rain Jacket

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The perfect match for the umbrella would be a raincoat.  The two together would form a stylish set. These raincoats are a perfect way to stay dry on a rainy afternoon.

E-Gift Card

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You can never go wrong with an E-gift card. E-gift cards are an ideal way of showing your employees you appreciate their hard work while giving them the freedom to choose what they want.  The perfect swag gift is a gift that is used– order your E-gift cards today!

Face Mask

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Face masks are here to stay.  Why not provide a customized face mask for all your employees? Fully customizable swag face masks are the perfect way to represent your company while abiding by the safety precautions of the pandemic.

Pet Toy

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Do your employees have animals? You cannot go wrong with customizable pet toys for your pet-loving employees.  Making tails wag is sure to make employees happy! 

Final Thoughts

So many great ideas and so much to choose from! It is hard to decide what is the best way to promote your business while keeping your workforce happy. Swag is an effective method to keep your employees connected to the company in a positive way.  The power of swag is indisputable.  It builds a strong company culture while earning extra brand impressions. Still unsure or ready to purchase? Either way, contact us today to learn more!

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