It’s the time of year when you’re scrambling to find that perfect gift for your partners and attendees. You’ve been working with these people all year, so why not get them something personal? It doesn’t have to be expensive; it just has to come from the heart. Virtual gifts are also a great way to show appreciation for your attendees and partners. Here are 18 memorable virtual gift ideas that will please anyone on your event’s list!
Saying Thank You
1. Personalised Thank You Card
Personal thank you cards never go out of style. In fact, they’re so rarely sent these days that your recipients will likely appreciate them more than some other gift ideas on this list.
2. Video Shoutout
Personalised video shout outs are a great way to touch people with an extra special digital gift. It’s the perfect opportunity for you to be creative and personalise your message in order to engage them better than ever before.
3. Tactile Marketing Solutions
Looking to give your attendees an interesting, creative and engaging gift? Try a tactile marketing solution. These allow you the opportunity for personalisation through cutting-edge technology that will provide real time notifications, automation measurements and more.
4. Gift Card
The gift of a food-related experience is always welcome. And in today’s digital world, you have quite the selection. Choose from traditional paper cards to email or text vouchers that can be sent directly to their phone as well as a number of online options for those with tech fears. This year, give them something they will absolutely love and support your local restaurant industry at the same time by going old school this holiday season.
Memberships and Subscriptions
5. Memberships for Video Streaming
Video streaming services are the best way to keep your audience engaged when they can’t be outside. They’re perfect for days spent at home, and a great gift idea! Give them the entertainment of their choice with a subscription on any one video streaming service.
6. Memberships to Virtual Gyms
The virtual gym membership will get you off the couch and moving. Virtual gyms have a wide variety of classes, including Yoga for those who prefer to work out in peace. Don’t forget about other forms of exercise from all over the world as well.
7. Subscription Boxes
The trend of subscription boxes has exploded in popularity, and it is now one of the best ways to surprise people with a virtual gift. The process starts by filling out profile information so that your giftee knows what you like or want for yourself. Then they send an item every month based on those preferences.
8. Subscriptions for Audio
A great way to close out the evening at your event is with a digital gift card for an audio subscription. Give thanks for their participation in the festivities by letting them download premium content through this small monthly fee, which they can then access right from their computer or mobile device.
Gifts That Drive Engagement
9. Cocktail Kit
Sending gifts to your audience will help make their experience far more personal and exciting. For example, if you’re hosting a hybrid happy hour or virtual networking session, as an attendee they can use the cocktail kit that was sent to them by email at home and feel like they are in attendance.
10. Swag Box
One of the most exciting things about in-person events is getting branded swag. From t-shirts to mugs and water bottles, there are many ways for you to keep your company top of mind with event participants or partners. Not only do they get something useful and tangible but it’s also a great way to help promote their brand.
11. Digital Journal
The benefits of a bullet journal are numerous, and you can give these benefits to your conference attendees by sending them digital versions. This is an excellent gift for people who have busy schedules or struggle with organisational skills.
12. Personality Test
The personality test is an insightful way to explore your own personality. Understanding yourself better will help you build self-love and understand why you react the ways that you do in different situations. Give this gift of love for a more satisfying life.
13. Online Course
If you’re looking for a way to give your attendees something they can use, consider courses available on popular marketplaces. Whether it be sales and marketing skills or cooking or photography, there are options that will fit in with the tone of your event as well as within any budget constraints.
To provide a gift with longevity, you can give your attendees an eBook on the topic of their choice. This will allow them to be educated and engage in relevant content even after they leave.
15. Virtual Private Lessons
Give the gift of knowledge this year with a private virtual lesson. You’ll be giving someone something they can enjoy for months to come, and you won’t have any trouble finding what kind of class is right for them because there are lessons that cover anything from music to art to language skills!
16. Tickets to Next Year’s Events at a Discount
Giving your attendees and event crew discounted tickets for next year’s gathering is a great way to show them how much you appreciate their support. This digital gift will not only help reward those who attended this year, but it also doesn’t create an additional cost for companies that want to give back.
Returning the Favor
17. Donation with a Name
You don’t need to worry about having a bad time at your next event if you donate some money in advance. By doing so, everyone can have the opportunity to get something they really want and support causes that are important for them which will make it easier on yourself as an organiser of these events.
18. Gift Card for Micro-lending
You can now give your participant a micro-lending gift card to make them feel more charitable. This is also an excellent way of making sure they donate their money wisely and responsibly.
The perfect gift for the digital age is a difficult choice. But luckily, there are plenty of options to choose from. From food delivery vouchers and subscription boxes to virtual event tickets, companies can give their clients or employees an unforgettable experience these holidays by giving them something they’ll never forget. The right gifts not only increase goodwill between your company and its recipients but also have high return on investment-boosting ROI during events themselves by increasing the likelihood that attendees will purchase more seats at future conferences in person or online.