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How to Choose the Perfect Official Gift for Any Occasion

An official gift is a gift that is given on formal occasions such as holidays, anniversaries, openings, and appreciation ceremonies. These gifts are usually of material and spiritual value and are selected to show respect and appreciation for the person or organization making the gift.

Official gifts are usually made from high-quality materials and have beautiful designs. Also, these gifts should be selected in a way that is appropriate for the occasion and recipient. For example, a gift for an individual is different from a gift for an organization.

Buying an official gift can also include non-material gifts. For example, donating a piece of music, a painting, or a poem can be considered an official gift.

This type of gift should be chosen according to the recipient’s circumstances and position. For example, an official gift for a government official should be different from an official gift for a friend

Reasons for buying official gifts

Official gifts are usually given in the following cases:

  • Religious and national holidays, such as Nowruz, Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Teacher’s Day, Labor Day, etc.
  • Official gatherings, such as conferences, seminars, and workshops.
  • Professional occasions, such as appointment to a new position, completion of an educational program, etc.

An official gift is more than anything a sign of respect and appreciation from the giver to the recipient. Therefore, the selection and presentation of these gifts should be done with care and attention

 

Official gifts on religious and national occasions

Religious and national holidays hold a special place in Iranian culture, and for this reason, giving gifts on these occasions is especially sweet.

In Iranian culture, some of the official gifts for religious and national occasions are as follows:

  • Nowruz: corporate gift package, sweets and nuts, flowers, Haft-Sin table, cash gift
  • Yald Night: sweets and nuts, cash gift, handicraft gift
  • Eid al-Fitr: box of sweets and nuts, decorative gifts, gift box
  • Eid al-Adha: handicraft gift, box of sweets and nuts, cash gift, sacrificial meat
  • Mother’s Day: luxury gift, flowers, sweets, perfume, cosmetics, jewelry, greeting card
  • Father’s Day: men’s gift box, flowers, sweets, perfume, men’s gift pack
  • Teacher’s Day: flowers, sweets, plaque of appreciation, cultural gifts
  • Labor Day: corporate gift package, corporate art gift, flowers, sweets, plaque of appreciation, cultural gifts

Official gifts for professional occasions are gifts that are given to individuals on special occasions such as a new appointment, completion of a training program, retirement, etc. These types of gifts are considered organizational gifts and can overlap with gift occasions.

In the following, we will discuss some of the official gifts for professional occasions in more detail:

New appointment

A new appointment is a major achievement in the career of any individual. Giving a gift to someone who has been appointed to a new position is a great way to show your support and congratulations.

Some of the appropriate gifts for this occasion include:

  • Organizational art gifts such as paintings, sculptures, calligraphy paintings
  • Various organizational gifts such as corporate gift packages
  • Gift cards to stationery, clothing, cosmetics stores
  • Wristwatches or wall clocks
  • Jewelry such as rings, necklaces, earrings
  • Luxury stationery such as pens, notepads
  • Promotional gifts such as watches, pens, sets of bags and shoes
  • Cultural gifts such as books, CDs

Completion of a training program

Giving an official gift at the end of a training program to an individual can be a way to express happiness and appreciation for their hard work, especially in the form of a special organizational gift.

Suitable gift includes:

  • A plaque of appreciation from the company or organization
  • Artistic and handicraft gifts or handmade art
  • Official gift packages
  • Office set
  • Gift cards to bookstores, stationery stores, etc.
  • Promotional gifts such as watches, pens, sets of bags and shoes, etc.
  • Cultural gifts

 

Official gift at a gathering

Official gifts at formal gatherings are gifts that are given to attendees at formal gatherings such as conferences, seminars, and workshops.

Appropriate gifts:

  • Promotional gifts: Promotional gifts such as pens, executive sets, or desk calendars can be a practical and appropriate gift for attendees.
  • Cultural gifts: Cultural gifts such as books, music albums, or works of art can be a practical and valuable gift.
  • Important tips for choosing an official gift
  • When choosing an official gift, you should pay attention to the following points:
  • Appropriate occasion: The gift should be appropriate for the specific occasion. For example, the appropriate gift for Nowruz is different from the appropriate gift for Teacher’s Day.
  • Recipient’s taste: The gift should be appropriate for the recipient’s taste. If you know the recipient well, you can choose a gift that they like.
  • Value of the gift: The gift should be appropriate in terms of material and spiritual value. A gift that is too expensive or too cheap may not be appropriate.
  • Gift wrapping: The gift should be wrapped in a beautiful box with appropriate decorations.
  • Important personality tips for choosing an official gift
  • In addition to the above points, you should also pay attention to the following:
  • Age and age of the recipient: The gift should be appropriate for the age and age of the recipient. For example, a gift for a child is different from a gift for an adult.
  • Gender of the recipient: The gift should be in harmony with the gender of the recipient. The gift for Men’s Day is different from the gift for Women’s Day.
  • Occupation of the recipient: Choose the gift according to the recipient’s occupation. A gift for a manager can be different from a gift for an ordinary employee.
  • Attention to budget: The gift should be appropriate for the budget of the donor.
  • Attention to culture and customs: When choosing a gift, you should pay attention to the culture and customs of the recipient. For example, giving flowers to some people may not be appropriate.

 

Conclusion

Buy your gift in advance. Buying a gift at the last minute can lead you to choose something that is not appropriate.

Wrap your gift in a beautiful and elegant package. This shows that you have spent a lot of time and effort choosing your gift.

Accompany your gift with a greeting card. A greeting card is a great way to show your appreciation for the recipient.

And don’t forget, the best gift is the one that is chosen with love, attention, and all your heart.

 

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