If you buy pillow gifts for meetings, giveaways for major customers, awards for top producers-- heck, if you ever buy any kind of business gift, bookmark this site: www.bravanta.com.
Log on and browse the site's 2,000 item choices (search the whole roster or search by category)-- or set up an incentive award program that takes care of alerting winners, getting their award selections, shipping their awards, and cranking out reports for you.
It's not just merchandise, either. Among the things you can give away are rounds of golf or lessons with pros at 1,500 courses nationwide. Don't have a clue what to get? Answer some questions (including price range), click a button, and up pop some customized suggestions.
What makes the site unique, says President and CEO Allyson Campa, is "the broad assortment of items we carry--from spa getaways to what we call business classics. We carry prestigious brand names. Our strategy is not to have the most items, but the most carefully chosen items."
Bravanta.com makes its money on the merchandise it sells. At this point, even setting up a major incentive program is a free service for customers.
Still don't know what to get after browsing the site for a while? Click on the concierge button and get some free advice in real time.
Bravanta.com originally launched as Bravogifts.com in July 1999. The newly expanded site was launched on June 26.