February 16, 2021

30 Virtual Swag Ideas

By Sendoso

Are you planning to host a virtual event for your business? You’re not alone. Thanks to the impact COVID-19 has had on local conferences, companies and marketers are now shifting to virtual events. This includes how businesses are handling their branded swag bags.

But how will they get them to attendees now that everything’s gone virtual? Well, this is where virtual swag bags come into play.

If you’re thinking about creating your own virtual swag, then you may be wondering what is a good virtual gift? So let’s take a closer look at what virtual swag is and how to select what to put in it.

What is Virtual Swag?

Virtual swag is a digital gift bag companies send to customers, prospects, and event attendees. It may consist of items that are virtual, such as video content, eGift cards, etc. Virtual swag comes with a variety of benefits, which makes them appealing to both companies and recipients. For example, they’re eco-friendly since there’s no shipping, and they’re received instantly.

What Do You Put in a Swag Bag?

Whether you go with a 100% virtual swag bag or send one to your e-conference attendees, you’ll want to ensure you choose products your guests will enjoy. This is essential, especially when you have most of the products thrown away before the guest arrives home.

Swag bags have received a bad wrap over the years because they tend to contain things people don’t need or want. So as you’re putting together your virtual swag, be sure to keep this in mind.

For instance, let’s say you’re hosting a virtual health event. You can send your guests a branded swag bag filled with items they can use to stay healthy. This may include things like:

  • Durable workout/gym bag
  • Water bottle with timelines for drinking
  • Box of energy bars
  • Smoothie recipe book
  • Fun, branded t-shirt with a meme or saying on the front

The idea is to find things that are relevant to your audience, so they’re more inclined to keep them.

What is a Good Virtual Gift?

Now, if you decide to go 100% virtual with your gift, then you may be wondering what type of things you can send your guests. Well, you can base it on things like your audience, the event topic, your industry, and so on.

Here’s a look at several virtual swag ideas to get your creativity flowing:

  • Virtual fitness classes
  • eGift cards
  • Virtual wine tastings
  • Online courses
  • eBooks
  • App subscriptions

Think of things you can send via email that would appeal to your target audience. If you’re worried about driving more people to your event, then check out this video on driving virtual event attendance.

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Next, let’s take a look at some digital swag bag ideas you can use for your upcoming virtual event.

Virtual Swag Ideas to Send Your Virtual Event Guests

What’s great about virtual swag is that you can use a mix of physical swag bags and digital swag. So we put together a list you can use to spur your own virtual swag ideas.

1. Virtual Fitness Class eGift

Send with Sendoso via: Dryft Live

Being stuck at home can be frustrating and lead to inactivity. Help your virtual event guests get into and stay in shape with a virtual fitness class with Dryft Live.

2. Cookies in a Jar

Send with Sendoso via: Bonjour Bakehouse

Choose between a variety of cookies for your event guests to pop into the oven. Each jar comes with the cookie mix inside, just follow the recipe card, and they’ll have a delicious snack to eat while watching your event.

3. 4-Pack Wine Kit

Send with Sendoso via: In Good Taste

Here’s a great gift for wine lovers. It comes with some of the highest-rated wines, including Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Rose, and Pinot Noir. Each one is 187 ml and ready to pop open and drink.

4. Whoopie Pie Baking Kit

Send with Sendoso via: Baketivity

This is an excellent gift for guests who have children. Or who just enjoy baking and snacking on sugary treats. The kit comes with eight Whoopie pies, a children’s activity book, and all the ingredients you need.

5. Afternoon Tea Gift Set

Send with Sendoso via: KHYVA

Some people like coffee, and others like tea. Here’s a wonderful gift set for tea time lovers. It comes with a mix of tea flavors, including Ginger biscuits, chocolate drop shortbread, Demerara shortbread, and salted caramel biscuits.

6. Braided Money Tree

Send with Sendoso via: Leon & George

Wish the guests that attended your event good luck and prosperity with this Money Tree gift. It comes with a gorgeous braided trunk and a beautiful canopy of leaves that grow and expand over time. It starts as a miniature, making it perfect as a desktop plant.

7. Branded Oreos

Send with Sendoso via: Veronica’s Treats

Turn your branded virtual swag into a tasty treat with this oreo box. It comes with 24 hand-dipped handcrafted oreo cookies. You can have just your logo or yours alongside a sponsor’s.

8. Spiked Hard Seltzer Bucker

Send with Sendoso via: Gourmet Gift Basket

Turn your virtual event into a virtual party with this hard seltzer bucket. It comes with two truly hard seltzers, four white claw hard seltzers, lime cookies, Chichester mix, cranberry pomegranate clusters, roasted and salted almonds, and trail mix.

9. Seasonal Fruit Staples

Send with Sendoso via: The Fruit Guys

Give your virtual event attendees a healthy treat to snack on. This comes with a mix of apples, citrus, bananas, and other seasonal fruit. There are 16 servings, enough to enjoy with a group or over time.

10. The Weekend Kit

Send with Sendoso via: Present Day

The Weekend Kit comes with a variety of items you’ll enjoy after a long week of work. It comes with coffee, playing cards, chocolate, soap, a candle, hand cream, and a Turkish towel.

11. 4 Assorted Brownies

Send with Sendoso via: Fairytale Brownies

When you want quality brownies, this is where you turn to get them. They’re all handcrafted using small batches, and only all-natural ingredients are used. It’s also certified kosher and individually wrapped to keep them fresh. There’s the option to include an individualized gift message card too.

12. Meditation Subscription

Send with Sendoso via: Headspace

Want to give virtual swag your attendees can enjoy for a lifetime? Then buy a meditation subscription from Headspace to teach them how to destress, focus, and be happier.

13. Charitable Scratch-Off Cards

Send with Sendoso via: Lotto Love

Give your virtual event guests a feel-good gift where they get the opportunity to give back. These lotto scratch-off cards guarantee a win, awarding those in need with nutritious meals, clean water, literacy tools, and solar energy. It’s an excellent way to engage your audience in a charitable event.

14. Pinata filled with candy

Send with Sendoso via: Pintagram

Here’s a fun way to spend an afternoon following a virtual event. Fill your pinata with treats and a unique message on the gift to make it personalized.

15. Branded Box of Cookies

Send with Sendoso via: The Cravory

Turn your virtual event into a memorable one filled with delicious cookies by The Cravory. It’ll arrive in a branded box so they know exactly where it came from and who to thank for the tasty treats.

16. Mug Warmer

Send with Sendoso via: Amazon

Here’s a mug warmer, perfect for coffee, hot cocoa, and tea lovers. It plugs into the wall and fits nicely atop a desk. There are three temperature settings to choose from and an auto-shutoff mode after four hours.

17. Cat is Good

Send with Sendoso via: Amazon

Conduct a survey among attendees to see who are cat owners and then send them this cat gift basket. It comes with all sorts of fun toys for cats and kittens to play with.

18. Bark Box Monthly Subscription

Send with Sendoso via: Amazon

Give a survey of your attendees to see who are dog owners and then subscribe them to Bark Box. This comes with items to keep pups entertained, including dog chew toys, natural god treats, dental chews, and more.

19. Healthy Snack Haul

Send with Sendoso via: Knack Shops

Promote healthy snacking for your virtual event with this health snack basket. It comes with plantain chips, chai nut butter bar, beef jerky, crispy fruit slices, mango tango salsa, and pistachio cherry mix.

20. Bluetooth Selfie Stick Tripod

Send with Sendoso via: Amazon

Give your attendees an easy way to record themselves using a selfie stick that turns into a tripod stand. It’s compatible with iPhone and Samsung smartphones.

21. Fitbit Inspire 2 Health

Send with Sendoso via: Amazon

Hosting a virtual event that promotes health and well-being? Then consider getting your attendees a Fitbit watch to track their health. This one comes with a black band, all-day activity tracking, and tools for better sleep.

22. Branded Golf Balls

Send with Sendoso via: Amazon

Does your target audience enjoy teeing off at the golf course (or their backyard)? Then send them branded golf balls from the leading manufacturer of golf balls — Titleist Pro V1.

23. Dozen Branded Cupcakes

Send with Sendoso via: Georgetown Cupcakes

This cupcake box comes with 12 treats, which you can brand with your logo on top. You can also personalize your gift with seasonal decorations and gift notes to recipients.

24. Wine Crate

Send with Sendoso via: Yorkville’s

This wine bottle comes with a gorgeous create box, fig preserve, and olives. It’s a great way to celebrate your attendees for showing up to your virtual event.

25. 4" Mini Glass Geometric Terrarium

Send with Sendoso via: Amazon

Add your logo these terrariums to help your event guests remember your brand. This kit comes with three tabletop planter centerpieces for succulent plants (plants aren’t included).

26. Men's Beard Grooming Kit

Send with Sendoso via: Amazon

Give your male attendees a grooming kit so they’re always ready and looking their best. This kit comes with beard wax, growth oil, beard balm, beard shampoo, beard brush and comb, a storage bag, and an e-book.

27. Luxury Spa Gift Set

Send with Sendoso via: Amazon

Here’s the perfect gift for your female attendees. This handcrafted spa kit comes with organic shea butter soap, natural oils, and Epsom salt bath bombs.

28. Bean Box with Chocolate and Coffee

Send with Sendoso via: Amazon

This kit comes with four varieties of whole coffee beans, including Zoka Coffee, Drip Blend, Roaster’s Choice, and El Salvador coffee. It also has chocolate from white to dark.

29. Mini Corn Hole Board

Send with Sendoso via: Amazon

Allow your event guests to enjoy a game of corn hole wherever they are — at home, the office, or a small gathering. It comes with a collapsible board and a carrying bag.

30. Amazon Echo Dot

Send with Sendoso via: Amazon

Turn your guests homes into smart homes with an Echo Dot. It allows you to control music, timers, search for information, find news, and act as an intercom.

Send the Best Virtual Swag to Your Online Event Guests

Putting together a strategy to send out virtual swag can be daunting. This is especially so if you’re expecting to attract thousands of attendees. So it helps to have a way to organize and manage the process, so it’s streamlined.

At Sendoso, we offer a platform to corporations to do just that. You can find and order your gifts through the dashboard or tools like Salesforce. Our professionals will then handpick your gifts from our warehouse, pack it and ship it. If you want to personalize the gift and packaging with your logo, we can do that as well.

No more worrying about tracking gifts either — you can watch it arrive right from your dashboard. You’ll also find metrics, making it easy to attribute conversions to your corporate gifting.

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