Elevating the Experience: Corporate Events

Choosing unique and thoughtful items can leave a lasting impact for each of your guests.

Ever tried shopping for a friend or relative who is difficult to buy for? Exhausting. Imagine trying to plan an event that includes a gift for all attendees. Perhaps you are hosting a recognition event where it’s crucial to identify and praise the personal contribution of each team member.

Is a gifting experience right for your next event? Show your gratitude by treating guests to a pair of shoes or sunglasses from a premium designer brand. From artisan goods to the hottest handbags, we’ve got something for everyone. From music and beer, men and women alike will delight in a pop-up shop tailored to the best of the best in personal shopping.

How does it work?

Simply select a package that best fits your intended audience. Based on a per-person fee, we’ll quote a package that includes one gift for each person (they’ll choose from a curated selection, presented on site), staff to manage inventory, item selection, set up and tear down. Guests will take turns shopping onsite for their favorite gift. Together, we’ll partner to develop and execute an easy to manage, memorable and personalized touch to any corporate event. We know that every event is unique and we’re always ready with a seamless adaptable approach.

What Does a Gifting Event Look Like?

We’ve collected a series of our favorite gifting experiences below.

The TravisMathew Event Bus

Hosting an event with golf lovers? TravisMathew has a bus on each coast with mini buses throughout the country. Golf tournaments and corporate events become epic with televisions, state of the art music systems, beer and rooftop seating. Attendees enjoy a personalized, pop- up shopping experience while selecting their favorite Travis Mathew merchandise!

Sunglasses Gifting

Perfect for all audiences, guests try on various brands and styles of sunglasses onsite. Brand options include lasting fashion favorites like Givenchy, Jimmy Choo and SALT. Lifestyle top sellers include Maui Jim, Ray-Ban, Native Eyewear and Costa.

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Handbags and Luggage

This category inspires like no other. Men have the option to pick a new briefcase, backpack or luggage piece for daily use. Women can choose a newly gifted handbag or luggage piece as well. Men’s bag options include Filson, Jack Spade & Ferragamo. Women’s brands include Kate Spade, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Rebecca Minkoff and more! Luggage brands include Fjall Raven, TUMI, Victorinox and The North Face. There is something for everyone with a luggage and handbag experience.

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Sandals and Shoes

Delight your guests with a premium selection of stylish footwear. Beach inspired footwear helps to facilitate a transition from the stress of work and travel to the vacation that they’ve earned! We’re proud to present a wide variety of comfortable and stylish footwear, all while allowing guests to express their individuality by selecting their person favorite from signature collections. Brands include Nike, OluKai and Converse to name a few.

Expand the Selection to Include Multiple Brands

Brand variety adds more value and choice for guests, ensuring that all attendees select the perfect item and fit. Based on recent analytics from 250 sunglass gifting events, spanning over 30,000 guests, the following redemption rates showed:

  • 39% of attendees selected iconic fashion styles

  • 29% selected polarized sunglasses for people on the go

  • 32% selected polarized sunglasses for use on the water

  • We can help you mix it all up and create a multi-category gifting experience. Combine sunglasses and sandals, apparel with luggage, shoes and handbags. Options win over attendees and ensure they take home the perfect gift, resulting in a lasting impression. These examples are just a sampling of what’s available so please contact us at Whitestone Branding to learn more! As your brand partner, we’re committed to providing the perfect gifting solution for your next event.

Joseph Sommer