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8 Unique Québécois Corporate Gifts

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Canadian consumers are shifting the paradigm in favour of small, locally-owned businesses. This cultural shift is a movement that resonates deeply with your employees because they are the new generation of consumers. While original corporate gifts are a crucial way to express gratitude, it just hits different if these gifts also enrich the local economy. That’s why it’s never been more important for businesses to support other local businesses, especially when it comes to your corporate gifting strategy. 

The perfect token from a local vendor builds community, levels up your employer brand, and feeds your team’s desire for social good. Accolad is at the forefront of the shop local movement. So we put together a list of unique Québécois corporate gifts that champion home-grown excellence.

1. Versatile Virtual Gift Cards

A virtual gift card is the ideal way to show your appreciation for hard work. It also offers an easy and direct way to support local Quebec businesses. Consider giving your top-performing employee or team member a universal virtual gift card from Accoald, which can be used to purchase any item from our catalogue. We’ve partnered with Signé Local

 to provide over 3,000 products specifically designed and made in Quebec!

This type of corporate gift will make your employees feel valued, recognized in their role, and empowered to spend according to their values. Here are some other reasons why these cards make excellent gifts:

  • It provides a tangible reminder of achievement,
  • It can be personalized with the recipient's name, the company logo, or a specific achievement,
  • It adds prestige to an office or workspace.
  • It gives the freedom of choice.

2. Restorative Self-Care Products

Organizations have a bad habit of demanding more from employees but not acknowledging any of their extra effort. Your people need to take a step back and relax for both their own well-being and that of the business. Offering relaxation and personal care products from local artisans is another thoughtful way to show your appreciation for all their hard work. Here are some Quebec corporate gift ideas to consider:

  • Essential oil diffusers
  • Yoga mats
  • Massagers
  • Bath bombs or salts
  • Adult colouring books

These items not only promote relaxation but also encourage personal care, which has shown to improve mental health. Let your team know you care about their well-being by including these items in their corporate gift box.

3. Comforting Tea Sets

A premium tea gift set from a Quebec blender offers not only a variety of exquisite flavours but also supports the craftsmanship and heritage of local producers. It's a thoughtful and deeply appreciated corporate gift idea, especially for employees and clients who crave comfort. Consider including a variety of teas to enjoy, as well as an elegant tea set that is sure to impress.

It's a great way to show your appreciation and gratitude while also sending the message that you care about the local community too. Add a jar of biscuits to the tea set for a delightful gift. It also promotes health and well-being at work, as tea has many health benefits.

4. Useful Office Organizers 

Office organizers are a must-have for any office or workspace. Investing in these handy products made by local Quebec craftsmen can unlock all sorts of benefits. Here are five reasons why you should consider office organizers as corporate gifts:

  1. Increased productivity
  2. Professional appearance
  3. Employee satisfaction
  4. Cost-effective
  5. Customizable

A good organizer can have a significant impact on productivity, image, and employee satisfaction. So, don't hesitate to make this unusual but significant investment in your employees' success.

5. Personalized Pens

Custom pens sourced from Quebec artisans provide a unique opportunity to celebrate and promote your brand while supporting local craftsmanship. This simple and underrated gift is professional, shows employee appreciation, is cost-effective, and it’s versatile. Here are three reasons why you should consider investing in custom pens:

  1. Professional appearance: Custom pens look professional and add a touch of class to any office environment.
  2. Branding opportunities: Custom pens can be printed with your company's logo or slogan, which will help promote your brand and increase its recognition.
  3. Employee appreciation: Your employees will appreciate receiving a custom pen as a gift or reward.


6. Noise-Cancelling Headphones

As businesses adapt to remote work, it's important to find ways to show appreciation to your remote team. Custom webcams and noise-cancelling headphones from local suppliers are excellent original corporate gifts. These can help your team stay focused and productive in distracting environments. These unique gifts boost morale and strengthen relationships with your remote team.

7. Sustainable Water Bottles

Promoting ecological and healthy values in your company is always a wise decision. Stainless steel reusable water bottles from Quebec manufacturers not only help reduce plastic waste but also promote personal care, hydration, and overall well-being. 

Add your company logo to the bottle so people instinctively think of your company every time they take a drink. These climate-conscious corporate gifts showcase your dedication to the health of both your employees and the planet. 

8. Elegant Leather Accessories

Leather has always been synonymous with durability and quality. Giving your employees high-end elegant leather accessories from a local craftsman combines prestige with a strong statement in support of Québécois artistry.

Corporate leather gifts can include a business card holder, backpack, wallet, or purse. Add an embossed logo or monogram to make it even more special.

Accolad is Your Go-To for Québécois Corporate Gifts

Can’t find what you’re looking for? No worries, Accolad is here to meet all your uniquely Québécois gifting needs. We provide an all-in-one automated solution to celebrate your clients, partners, and employees with unforgettable tokens of appreciation.

Plus, you’ll get access to three essential tools that simplify your employee recognition program:

  • Total customization: import your employee database, define the steps of your program, and send personalized rewards reflecting your company's identity.
  • Various rewards: send gift cards from reputable brands that cater to all preferences, regardless of your industry. These versatile gifts tick all the boxes.
  • Automatic delivery: auto-send gifts to your employees on specific dates, like their hiring anniversary, for example. Additional convenient features let you closely monitor the progress of your rewards program.

  • When it comes to recognizing teams in Quebec, Accolad is a pioneer. We’ve already helped scores of all-sized businesses acknowledge their employees while strengthening their employer brand and company culture. Talk to our experts and discover how Accolad can help you give more joie de vivre.

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