AI Swag: Making Your Brand Stand Out with Custom Merchandise

March 27, 2024

We’ve compiled the best AI Gift Ideas so your custom merch takes center stage.

It’s a crowded marketplace out there! So for AI companies looking to stand out, establishing a distinctive brand identity is crucial for capturing your consumers’ attention and building their loyalty. To help, custom merchandise and AI gifts have become a game-changer for boosting brand visibility and building stronger bonds with customers. However, just like how tech is always on the move, memorable branded swag is too. 

AI Gift Ideas 

With a combination of AI swag and Gemnote’s quality customization, you can achieve uncompromised levels of personalization, creativity, and efficiency in your brand promotion! With AI technologies leading the way, businesses can now craft bespoke merchandise that not only reflects their brand ethos but also resonates with the unique preferences of their target audience. From custom apparel adorned with AI-approved designs to smart promotional items tailored to individual customer profiles, the possibilities are truly endless.

Tech Giveaways

Similar to AI gifts, tech giveaways can also enhance your brand’s identity and leave a lasting impression. In the fast-paced world of technology, staying ahead of the competition means embracing innovation at every turn. So when it comes to tech giveaways, you’ll want to create excitement amongst your recipients and give them custom merch worth talking about! Plus, they are perfect for conferences, trade shows, and any other company sponsored event you may have. 

Shown: Custom merch for AWS Activate

20 Best Artificial Intelligence Gifts

We’ve compiled a list of favorites that are sure to please and easy to customize! These picks work double duty as inspiring gifts that market AI and tech companies alike while delighting your recipient. 

1. Logo Sweatshirt

What’s better than a sweatshirt featuring your company’s logo front and center for all the world to see? How about one that your recipient wants to wear time and time again. Perfect for swag stores, AI event giveaways, and more!

Shown: Custom Navy Hoodie for AssemblyAI

2. Water Tumbler

For AI companies looking for merch that really goes the distance when i tcomes to functionality as well as sustainability, a water tumbler is always a win!

Shown: Custom Miir Narrow Mouth Bottle for Dataiku

3. Custom Zip Up Sweater

When it comes to the best custom apparel, what’s better than adding your logo to an effortlessly cool and timeless zip up sweater? How about one with all of the details your recipient will love, like soft fabrications and details like braided knit, stand up collar, pockets and more.   

Shown: Custom Zip Up Sweater 

4. Personalized Logo Blanket 

When it comes to artificial intelligence gifts and themes it’s common to overlook home items for more traditional customized apparel and tech giveaways. However, home essentials like towels and blankets are often appreciated and used daily, giving you even more marketing power.  

Photo courtesy of A24 Films; Shown: A24 Logo Scramble Blanket

5. Customized Fanny Pack 

For cool ai giveaways think gifts like these fanny packs that offer up high convenience with a low key cool factor that emulates all things retro. Best of all, you’ll find fanny and hip packs in a variety of price points, styles and customization options, so your brand will get the recognition it deserves. 

Shown: Patagonia and Cotopaxi Fanny Packs

6. Logo Socks 

The basic essential everyone loves! While socks aren’t one size fits all, there are less size variants to work through. As for branding possibilities, however, the sky really is the limit! These also make an excellent AI gift for you and your team! 

Photo courtesy of Only NY: Shown: Logo Socks

7. Branded Tee 

It’s hard to talk about customizing swag without mentioning a classic tee shirt! Fun, affordable, and with so many ways to brand, branded tees make excellent gifts for data nerds as well as cool AI giveaways. And, when it comes to branding, there is almost nothing you can’t do. 

Shown: Custom Tee for Microsoft

8. Custom Universal Planner

Whether you customize your planner to the day, month, year, or make it timeless is up to you. As for your recipient, they’ll have a handy way of thinking of your company every time they use it. 

Photo courtesy of A24 Films; Shown: A24 Timeless Planner 

9. Custom Fleece Pullover 

From patches to embroidery, florals and prints to solids or even color blocking, like the one below, when it comes to finding your perfect customization, Gemnote has you covered with plenty of options. 

Photo courtesy of A24 Films; Shown: A24 Half Snap Fleece Pullover

10. Personalized Backpack

Whether you’re going for an elevated giveaway, attendee gift or corporate merch, a backpack offers the convenience and sustainability worthy of the best swag. With so many features on the market, your Gemnote rep can help you find one best suits your budget, your recipient, and your company's branding. 

Shown: New Balance Backpack 

11. Logo Mug 

Cheers to mugs that go the distance in great branding. Plus, with options available from enamel and ceramic or even a stainless steel camp mug, one thing is for sure. You’ll have plenty of styles to choose from and a plethora of branding options at your disposal. 

Shown: Custom Kinto Mug for OpenAI

12. Trucker Hat

Trucker hats are more than just a fashion statement; they're a versatile canvas for showcasing your brand's identity. Perfect for warmer months, a branded mesh hat ensures maximum visibility for your company logo or message. Not to mention, beyond their stylish aesthetic, trucker hats offer sustainable practical benefits, such as protection from the sun or wind. Best of all, these hats make great gifts for tech guys and gals alike. 

Photo courtesy of Urban Outfitters; Shown: Boys Lie Corduroy Trucker Hat Trucker Hat 

13. Airpod Case

AI swag gadgets don’t have to break your budget to be sleek and practical. Take for instance customized AirPod cases. Designed to complement an on-the-go lifestyle, these effortlessly cool and functional items are just waiting to be personalized. 

Tip: Add in a carabiner for artificial intelligence gifts with even more staying power. Talk to your Gemnote Rep for even more ideas.  

Shown: Native Union AirPod Roam Case

14. Customized Laptop Tote

All the functionality of a tote, backpack and laptop case in one innovative design. If you’re looking for top technology items to customize that won’t break your bank, this convertible tote has you covered! Just add your logo and your recipient can take your branding with them wherever they go. 

Shown: Mercer+Mettle™ Convertible Tote

15. Logo Branded Sweatshirt

What makes some apparel more coveted than others? Aside from great features, which are important, your company's branding. When it comes to finding items your recipient will love wearing, don’t hold back. From customizing down the sleeve or keeping minimal, your branding should only make your custom merch that much better. 

Photo courtesy of Urban Outfitters; Shown: Parks Project Preserve & Enjoy Crew Neck Sweatshirt

16. Laptop Sleeve

Another ideal option for swag that allows your company’s branding to go almost everywhere your recipient does! Whether you choose a case or a sleeve is up to you, just know the options for personalizing are plentiful! Talk to your Gemnote rep for brands, styles, colors and ways to add your logos like embroidery, labels, screen printing, patches and more.  

Photo courtesy of Hoff (Right); Shown: Hoff Funda Ordenador Burdeos and Baggu Puffy Laptop Sleeve 

17. Custom Beanie 

Another tried and true promotional AI swag item is everyone’s favorite beanie. For cooler days or just that cooler style, your Gemnote rep can help you find the perfect quality beanie to sing your logo’s praises. As for personalization, you can’t go wrong with adding your logo on a patch, like the one below. 

Photo courtesy of Urban Outfitters; Shown: Dickies Beanie

18. Custom Portable Bluetooth Speakers

When not just any corporate gift will do, don’t choose just any speaker. With portable styles that are made for taking on the go, your recipient will appreciate your attention to details. While top technology items can get pricey fast, Gemnote can help you find cool picks to max out your branding and not your budget. 

Tip: Bluetooth Speakers make excellent electronic gifts for employees, as well as additions to your swag store. 

Shown: Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker (left) and Mini Commuter Bluetooth Speaker (right)

19. Wireless Charger

For a hands down favorite for AI gift ideas think sleek, modern, and practical. Kind of like this wireless charger from Native Union that checks all the boxes! The MFi certified wireless charger can charge multiple items and powers up most Apple products such as iPhones and AirPods and is Qi-enabled, so it supports Android devices too! Wireless chargers are a great branded swag idea for your tech conference.  

Shown: Native Union Drop Wireless Charger

20. Customized Phone Case

Your artificial intelligence gadgets don’t have to reinvent the wheel. Instead let your company’s branding (and Gemnote’s professional customization services) do the heavy lifting. Kind of like this effortlessly cool branded phone case that proves good sustainable swag can really go the distance. 

Photo courtesy of Sporty and Rich; Shown: Logo Phone Case

21. Custom Baseball Cap

Hats off to great branding and memorable swag. Create your own two (or more) color hat and give your recipients something to remember your company by! Also one of the many great swag ideas for fintech companies

Photo courtesy of Aimé Leon Dore; Shown: Unisphere Hat  

22. Wine Tumbler

Surprise your favorite recipient with a custom wine tumbler and your logo will stay top of mind at every toast. Perfect for festivals, picnics, trade shows and more!

Shown: Custom Miir Wine Tumbler for Google

Ready to take your AI gifts to the next level? Talk to your Gemnote rep and see how we can help you score the best merch with quality customization. And, if you’re still looking for that perfect product, they can even create a curated collection of options to fit your budget! Reach out today or browse more options in our Lookbook.

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