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September 23, 2022

Best gifts to connect and engage European prospects

By Sendoso

Corporate gift giving can be complicated, particularly when you have European prospects and customers. Not only do you need to contend with local gift-giving laws, but there are often cultural customs around sending itself.

For example, it’s considered bad luck to give an expectant parent a gift in Germany. No matter how good your intentions are, you need to make sure you don’t accidentally offend anyone.

In general, sending gifts can help you build stronger, more authentic relationships with prospects and customers no matter where you—or they—are. Sendoso makes it easier with an extensive marketplace of gifts to help you connect with your audience. You can send directly to prospects through vendors in Europe. And because your gifts originate in Europe, they can reach recipients in a timely manner without any customs and duty issues.

Here are some of the best gifts to give prospects and customers in the EU and the UK, courtesy of our vendor partners. From vegan matcha donuts to bucket list experiences, we’ve rounded up the best sends to surprise and delight!

Foodies with a sweet tooth

From indulgent chocolates to mouth-watering pâtisseries, something sweet is always a popular gift. For recipients with a sweet tooth, choose from a wide selection of delicious treats and desserts. We even have vegan options, so there’s something for everyone.

Nummy Matcha Baked Doughnuts (UK vendor, UK shipping)

These gluten-free and vegan donuts come in a box of six. Made with mostly organic coconut sugar, organic coconut oil, and organic matcha powder, these donuts are glazed with a handmade white chocolate that’s sure to please vegan and non-vegan snackers alike.

Belicio Cheats Stuffed Cookies (Dutch vendor, EU shipping)

More than just a cookie, these treats are practically an otherworldly experience. Heat them up briefly in an oven to unlock all the gooey goodness inside.

Caffeine lovers rejoice!

Perk up your recipients with something that will warm their hearts as well as their tummies. Whether they prefer coffee or tea, choose from a wide selection of vendors that will deliver the little morning or afternoon pick-me-up your customers or prospects crave.

Fortnum & Mason Tea Time Gift Box (UK vendor, worldwide shipping)

Everything you need to have a nice afternoon cuppa (as the British call it). Includes their signature Royal Blend Tea, Summer Glory Preserve (delicious on toast, scones, or crumpets), and all-butter Piccadilly Chocolate Pearl Biscuits.

Bear Market Coffee French Press and Single Origin (Irish vendor, EU shipping)

There’s nothing like the rich smell of roasted coffee to wake up all your senses. And when you take that first sip? Heaven. This gift package comes with its own press and freshly roasted coffee beans that are already ground and ready to go. Perfect for those who savor their coffee.

A celebration to remember

Birthdays, anniversaries, promotions—there are countless life and work milestones that are worth celebrating. Show your prospects and customers you really care by sending them a gift whenever there’s a reason to celebrate.

Mitchell & Son Drumshanbo Gunpowder Gin (Irish vendor, EU shipping)

Want to class it up? Send a nice artisan spirit such as Gunpowder Gin, which is distilled with organic botanicals. Or if they’d prefer whiskey, wine, or some other alcoholic beverage, Mitchell & Son has you covered.

Italian Delights Tuscan Craft Beer selection (Italian vendor, EU shipping)

When we think of delicious things that come from Italy, craft beer might not be at the top of the list. Surprisingly, beer has a long tradition in Italy, making this the perfect gift for any beer enthusiast.

Spa day, anyone?

We all need a spa day now and then, right? Why not bring the spa experience directly to your gift recipient with these indulgent treats for the body and soul.

Luckies of London Fuel Candle (UK vendor, UK and US shipping)

Candles are a great way to set the mood, and this one from Luckies of London will certainly do that. Let them relax with this candle’s “metallic and smoky scent, with notes of pine and a hint of fuel.”

The Nature of Things Don’t Stress Roll On (Irish vendor, EU & US shipping)

This company creates “ritualistic moments of wellness-minded beauty for everyone, every day.” And their Don’t Stress Roll On is the perfect gift for someone who could use some wellness and relaxation. Because of its compact size, this handy herbal relaxant made with patchouli, petitgrain, bergamot, and lemongrass is easy to take anywhere and use whenever life feels just a little too much.

nuuna Moon Graphic notebook (German vendor, EU shipping)

This beautifully crafted notebook is a treasure for anyone who likes to draw, draft, scribble, or sketch. Choose from a variety of screen-printed covers or let your gift recipient choose. Each notebook is bound in recycled leather, vegan materials, or jeans label material, with solid thread-stitching for laying perfectly flat.

Thrill-seeking adventures and experiences

Poet Maya Angelou has a famous quote:

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

That’s why it’s sometimes better to give memorable and exciting experiences than physical gifts. These gifts are perfect if your customers or prospects want a little excitement and adventure in their lives.

Tinggly Experience Gifts (US vendor, worldwide shipping)

Not sure exactly what your recipient wants? No worries. Tinggly allows the gift recipient to choose from thousands of experiences in more than 100 countries. From bungee jumping to ice diving to wine and food tours, this gift literally offers something for everyone.

A dedicated team of send experts

Not finding the perfect gift or not sure you can send something? Our Send Curation team is here to help. Our Send Curation team is a one-stop shop for sending expertise and can help craft an engaging campaign.

We can source items from premium vendor partner brands for global campaigns. We handle all the logistics to deliver a smooth experience to your recipients.

Here’s a sample of our European vendors, but we have many more items in our curated premium marketplace to choose from. Contact our Send Curation team for the full list—we’re constantly evaluating new additions.

Experience the power of sending firsthand

With new vendors added monthly, Sendoso has something to surprise and delight all your recipients. Book a personalised demo with our team to learn more about our bespoke send options for your business.

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