Sometimes the best gift is something we won’t buy for ourselves.  Let us show you how.


Your organization needs recognition gifts for employee anniversaries.


It’s a multi-billion dollar industry.  Let us help you navigate your options.


Have you ever had that project where you don’t know where to begin?


The Putney Group offers a consultative approach that focuses on the multiple facets of sourcing, implementing and managing promotional, incentive & gift programs.  We work diligently to source merchandise that best promotes our clients’ brands and messaging while ensuring budget sensitivity.  A core value of The Putney Group is to give back through donations of time, talent and financial support to a variety of educational and charitable organizations.

Recent Sample Projects

Learn more about some recent client projects requests, our recommendation and the result.

Birthday Program

In our second year, the program is a huge success! Each month our client provides recipient data and we produce personalized birthday cards before forwarding data and cards onto the vendor. Our vendor ships two-day air to ensure on time delivery and maximum freshness.

“Go Local” Recognition Gift

The client selected one option from each region and mailed us personalized cards for each recipient. We managed the sourcing, card insertion and delivery logistics for each of the orders. The client was extremely pleased with the options and implementation.

Alumni New Arrival Package

The client was thrilled with the total package: design, quality, cost and delivery. Alumni recipients took to social media upon receiving the gifts expressing their excitement and gratitude for the thoughtfulness extended to their family at their special time.

Our services

Branded Merchandise

Our team has extensive experience in all aspects of sourcing branded/promotional products both domestically and through overseas production.  Sometimes it’s simply picking out a pen, other times it can be more complicated.  Let our team be your resource to navigate the industry to ensure the best product and best value are achieved to promote your brand.

Gifting Solutions

We know how busy you are, yet you need to find time to pull together gift options to present to your team.  Where to start?  What to give? Whether your organization needs recognition gifts for employee anniversaries, back to school gifts for clients’ children, or you are looking to supplement a marketing program, The Putney Group is your solution. Let us work with you to create a portfolio of options to choose from for the perfect gift. Read More

Premium Foods

We work hard with our partners at Godiva, Mrs. Fields Cookies, Omaha Steaks, The Fruit Company and many more to offer the perfect options for our clients’ needs.  We take your specifications and can create custom product mix, personalized packaging, branded gift messaging and more.  You make the food selection, we take care of the rest and your recipient gets to enjoy that something special! Read More

Consulting Services

How is your logo going to look being imprinted on merchandise?  You want to source a specific product but don’t know where to start. You need to manage a program that you don’t have the human resources to do.  Your team has a contracted vendor to provide merchandise but you can’t find the time to manage that relationship.  Let us be your answer.  Our consulting team possesses real world experience to handle all these scenarios and more. Read More