9 Bulk Employee Appreciation Gifts That Won’t Break The Bank

Let’s be honest, employees are the backbone of any company. They are the ones who do the grunt work and make sure that the company runs like a well-oiled machine. So, it’s only natural that you want to show your appreciation for their hard work and dedication.
However, buying individual gifts for each employee can get pretty pricey. That’s why bulk gifts are a great option when it comes to employee appreciation. 
Not only are they more cost-effective, but they also send a clear message that you appreciate every one of your employees.
So, what are some bulk gift ideas that won’t break the bank? Here are some great Corporate Gifts Bulk options:
1. Gift cards
Who doesn’t love a gift card? Whether it’s for a favorite restaurant, store, or even just a Visa gift card, your employees will be sure to appreciate it. Plus, with a gift card, they can get exactly what they want.
What are some good bulk gift card options?
  • Restaurant gift cards: Chili’s, Olive Garden, Red Robin, etc.
  • Store gift cards: Amazon, Target, Walmart, etc.
How much do bulk gift cards cost?
Prices will vary depending on the type of gift card and the amount you want to load onto each card. However, you can usually get a discount when you buy in bulk. For example, restaurant.com offers a 20% discount when you purchase $500 or more worth of gift cards.
2. Customized or different-colored mugs
Yeah, I know, mugs are a pretty standard gift. But they’re a classic for a reason. Everyone uses mugs and they’re always appreciated. Plus, you can get mugs customized with your company’s logo, or employee’s name, or bulk order different colors to mix things up.
Apex Gifts and Prints also have great, different-colored, silicone portable coffee mugs. That’s a great alternative to the common ceramic mug.
How much do bulk mugs cost?
The price of bulk mugs will depend on the type of mug and where you purchase them from. For example, you can get a set of 12 ceramic mugs for under $60 on Amazon. You can even get Apex Gifts and Prints’ customizable mugs for as low as $1.60.
3. A smart keychain or key finder
Losing your keys is one of the most frustrating things in the world. So, giving your employees a keychain or key finder is sure to be appreciated. Plus, it’s a practical gift that they’ll actually use.
What are some good bulk keychain options?
  • The Tile Mate Key Finder: This bulk keychain option attaches to your key ring and can help you find your keys, wallet, or phone.
  • The Chipolo ONE: This bulk keychain option also attaches to your key ring and can help you find your keys, wallet, or phone. It also has a built-in camera shutter button, so you can take pictures with your smartphone hands-free.
How much do bulk keychains cost?
Prices will vary depending on the type of bulk keychain you choose. However, you can usually get a discount when you buy in bulk. For example, the Tile Mate Key Finder is available for $21.99 for a pack of 4 key finders.
4. A water bottle or tumbler
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Staying hydrated is important, but it’s also really easy to forget to drink water throughout the day. That’s why a water bottle or tumbler is a great bulk gift idea. Not only is it practical, but it’s also a great way to promote healthy habits.
Plus, most, if not all, of your employees go to the gym or work out, so a water bottle or tumbler is also a great way to show that you support their healthy lifestyle.
How much do bulk water bottles cost?
The price of bulk water bottles will depend on the type of water bottle and where you purchase them from. For example, you can get a set of 12 stainless steel water bottles for under $100 on Amazon.
5. A power bank
A power bank is a great bulk gift idea for employees who are always on the go. Whether they’re traveling for work or just running errands, a power bank will come in handy. Plus, it’s a great way to promote your company’s brand if you get power banks with your company’s logo on them.
How much do bulk power banks cost?
Typically, the price of bulk power banks will depend on the capacity of the power bank and where you purchase them from. For example, you can get a set of 10 2,000mAh power banks for under $100 on Amazon.
Apex Gifts and Prints also has some great bulk power bank options, like their customizable 10,000mAh power bank for $16.20 – $22.60.
6. A fitness tracker
Compared to the other bulk gift ideas on this list, a fitness tracker is a bit more expensive. However, if you’re looking for a bulk gift that’s both practical and luxurious, a fitness tracker is a great option. Plus, it’s a great way to promote healthy habits and show your employees that you care about their well-being.
Which bulk fitness trackers are the best?
  • The Fitbit Flex 2: This bulk fitness tracker is water-resistant, has a slim design, and tracks steps, distance, calories burned, and active minutes.
  • The Garmin vívosmart HR: This bulk fitness tracker has a touch screen display, tracks heart rate, steps, distance, calories burned, and has a built-in watch.
How much do bulk fitness trackers cost?
The price of bulk fitness trackers will depend on the type of fitness tracker and where you purchase them from. For example, the Fitbit Charge 2 is available for $149.95 on Amazon. However, you can usually get a discount when you buy in bulk.
7. An Executive Pen
Why not give your employees a bulk gift that they can use at work? An executive pen is a great way to show your appreciation, while also being practical and professional. They can use the pen for signing documents, taking notes, or even jotting down ideas.
How much do bulk executive pens cost?
The price of bulk executive pens will depend on the type of pens and where you purchase them from. For example, Apex Executive pen prices start at $7.33.
8. Laptop Bags or Sleeves
Everyone has a laptop these days, so why not give your employees a bulk gift that they can use to protect their laptops? Laptop bags and sleeves are a great way to show your appreciation, while also being practical. Plus, they’re available in a variety of colors and styles, so you can find the perfect bulk gift for your employees.
What are the best laptop bags and sleeves to buy in bulk?
Some of the best bulk laptop bags and sleeves come from Amazon. For example, you can get a set of 10 neoprene laptop sleeves for under $100.
Apex Gifts and Prints also has some great bulk laptop bag options, like their polyester laptop messenger bag for $9.60 – $11.20.
9. T-Shirts and Hoodies
Sometimes, the best bulk gift ideas are the simplest. T-shirts and hoodies are always a hit, especially if they’re branded with your company’s logo. They’re comfortable, casual, and can be worn both inside and outside of work.
How much do bulk T-shirts and hoodies cost?
The price of bulk T-shirts and hoodies will depend on the type of shirt, the quality, and where you purchase them from. For example, you can get a set of 10 T-shirts for under $100 on Amazon.
Conclusion
Buying gifts in bulk doesn’t have to be expensive. There are plenty of bulk gift ideas that are both practical and affordable. 
The next time you need to buy gifts for your employees, keep this list in mind. And, if you’re looking for more bulk gift ideas, be sure to check out Apex Gifts and Prints. Have fun shopping!