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Experts

Train the Trainer 2020

Diamond-Level doesn't just happen. And at Cultivate, our mission of working to appreciate and inspire amazing people doesn’t stop with our clients and their guests on-site. Train the Trainer is another way we’re committed to making sure our on-site event team is the best in the industry, our process is turnkey, and your guests receive a great experience at your event.

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New

More to love on-site

Choice is the simplest, most effective way to ensure every guest finds a gift they love and one they will use for months or years after the event fades. Going into the new decade, we’re bringing more choice and on-site variety for our clients and their guests to fall in love with. Consider this a labor of love.

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Brands

Pursue all that thrills with Smith

Sunny skies ahead. Our Smith gift experience offers an amazing on-site variety of lifestyle frames in great styles and vibrant colors with a pair for every guest. Made with quality materials and longevity of use in mind, each pair of Smith sunglasses are created sustainably. Whether you're blazing new trails or relaxing on the water with friends, Smith will meet you there.

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Wellness

Managing inbox anxiety

Online communication is essential to our workflow, and Cultivate employees have learned how to manage our inboxes as we manage ourselves at work: with care and a balanced approach to mental health. Here's how we’re physically and emotionally managing our inboxes. For the sake of our work and our post-work selves.

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Brands

A gift to please: Smartwool

Enjoy the great outdoors like never before. Smartwool socks and apparel will inspire joy, spontaneity, and the magic of enjoying each moment for your guests. Adventure comes in layers of Merino wool. Whether your guests are walking the dog or traversing through the Rocky Mountains, enable their every outing with a Smartwool gift experience.

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Inspiration

Frame styles for every face shape

If you think selecting a new pair of sunglasses is only acceptable during warm weather months, think again. No matter what season it is, it’s key to have a stylish pair of sunglasses on hand. Searching for frames to fit your face shape can be a challenge. Outlining four typical face shapes - square, oval, round, and heart - we’ve detailed how to choose the best shades for your face shape.

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Brands

Costa’s making waves of change

At Cultivate, giving back is at the core of what we do. And it’s important for us to partner with brands that do the same. With that, we’re featuring Costa, a popular sunglass brand that works towards eliminating plastic in their products and packaging and is committed to keeping plastic out of the ocean.

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Experts

See what our clients are saying about us

In everything we do, we strive to be flawless. Every client testimonial is valuable and should be shared with current and prospective clients. After delivering over 500 events per year, gifting over 135,000 guests, and after a near-decade in business, we feel confident that Cultivate leads the way and sets the standard in our industry. But don’t just take our word for it.

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Culture

From start-up to scale-up

A decade in business definitely calls for a toast. We created a unique end-of-year recap to celebrate who we are, how we got here, and where we’re going next. In lieu of typical end-of-year infographics and stats, consider this our pop, clink, and fizz to the past year and decade of Cultivate.

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Wellness

Habits for your best holiday yet

Even though the holiday season is supposed to be a joyful time, we can create the opposite by letting bad habits creep in. This is where the concept of mindfulness comes in. Mindfulness means allowing yourself to get immersed in an experience or unforgettable moment and reflecting on them. It is turning unnecessary distractions off and thoughtfulness on.

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Brands

Combine comfort and performance with Vuori

From high-intensity workout gear to a lightweight sweatshirt for running errands in, we have a piece of Vuori apparel for every guest on your list. Make spirits bright and give them the softest activewear they’ll never want to take off with a Vuori performance apparel gift experience.

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Brands

Brands that giveback

Whether it’s giving back or encouraging sustainability, at Cultivate we believe in the importance of lending a helping hand and the urgency to take better care of the planet. We're lucky to partner with brands that share the same passion for giving back and social responsibility. Each one of them is unique in the stories they tell and the missions they work toward, and undoubtedly each one is important.

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Experts

Q&A: planning your on-site gift experience

A part of our full-service process at Cultivate is that we believe no question should go unanswered. Whether you're planning your first event or hundredth you probably have quite a few questions. Not sure where to begin? Here are a few of our frequently asked questions to guide you as you begin thinking about upcoming gift programs and events.

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Brands

Gift guide: a few of our favorite things

What should you give to all of the beloved but differing people in your life? Let our experts help. Give a gift that balances work needs and life goals based on what you already know. We’ve curated the best gifts from our most recent brand partnerships to help you check everyone off your list (and don’t forget to treat the most special person in your life — you).

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Experts

Why so many gift programs disappoint

Practical gifts don’t effectively inspire anyone. The one-gift-fits-all mentality is stale and often results in disappointment. Let Cultivate help put the old ways of giving to rest and make the most out of your upcoming gift programs by providing a more valuable solution.

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