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22 Project Manager Gifts For Every Budget

By 04/12/2018 No Comments

Searching for the perfect project manager gifts? Here’s what every project manager wants for the holidays: happy teams, happy clients, and projects that finish on time.

However, that’s a pretty tall order, so we came up with a list of project manager gift ideas that can help PMs stay organized and energized while juggling their many responsibilities.

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How do you show your PM some holiday love? Have a look at these great gifts for project managers, with something for every budget to help you show your PM that you appreciate the work they do.

And project managers, do your teams a favor and share this list of gifts for a project manager so they feel good about getting you something you’ll truly appreciate and enjoy!

  1. Project Manager Gifts $500 And Up
  2. Project Manager Gifts Under $500
  3. Project Manager Gifts Under $250
  4. Project Manager Gifts Under $100
  5. Project Manager Gifts Under $50
  6. Project Manager Gifts Under $25

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Project Manager Gifts $500 And Up

Because we all like to aim high, let’s start off with some high-ticket gifts for managers that they’d be more than thrilled to open up over the holidays!

Curved Monitor

$599.00

Not your everyday monitor—an ultrawide, curved 21:9 monitor is a luxurious upgrade from your typical flat screen!

Apple Watch Series 4

$529.00

This series of smartwatches is equipped with electrical heart sensors and GPS, and it’s swimproof—it help your PM manage their busy schedule, track their workouts, and so much more.

Apple iPad Pro

$1,133.00

A great gift for project managers who are always on the go, this iPad Pro (with 12.9-inch Liquid Retina display, four-speaker audio, 10-hour battery life, and port for charging other devices) is a versatile gift that will come in handy during meetings time and time again.

Project Manager Gifts Under $500

Here are a few gifts for PMs that’ll make a big difference in their quality of life at work!

Bluetooth Headphones

$349.00

Busy open office? A great pair of noise cancellation headphones can be a sanity-saver for basically any person working in the digital industry. Help your project manager block out distractions in a loud office setting.

Varidesk

$395.00

This convertible two-tier design provides space for your monitor as well as a deck for a keyboard and mouse, which can be configured into 11 different positions to help your PM keep their body and mind rejuvenated at work.

Project Manager Gifts Under $250

Highly useful gadgets and tech that’ll make life better (and/or more caffeinated) around the office.

Mouse and Keyboard Set

$179.99

PMs do lots of typing and clicking around—upgrade their office with this award-winning precision MX mouse and high quality keyboard for all day typing comfort.

Nespresso Machine

$202.99

A PM with a coffee machine on their desk is everyone’s best friend. Not only will your project manager enjoy the gift of a good cuppa joe, but they’ll also have an excuse to connect with their team members over a quick cup of espresso for friendly status updates.

Oculus Go VR Headset

$249.00

For digital project managers, a VR headset can open up doors into the latest software and tech innovations, making great gifts for project managers who pride themselves in being on top of latest developments in the digital field.

Project Manager Gifts Under $100

More useful than your typical gift certificate, these PM gifts are right on the money in the 100-dollar range, and they are something they can use every day.

Yoga Fitness Set

$99.99

A PM’s job can be stressful—help support your project manager’s mental and physical health with a yoga kit, and let them know that you care about their work life balance.

Bluetooth Headset

$99.99

This is a great gift for remote project managers—this headset comes with some cool features, like voice recognition technology, noise cancellation, and a sensor that automatically answers the phone when the headset is placed in your ear.

Project Manager Gifts Under $50

Some practical, versatile, and funny project manager gifts that won’t break the bank but still deliver on quality and charm.

Cute Plant Holder

$26.99

Brighten up your PM’s desk with this cute project manager gift idea—it’s simple and provides them a breath of fresh air, even on busy days, all year round.

Table Clock

$27.99

A traditional gift with a sleek modern design—this table clock is a practical and stylish gift. The silent (no ticking!) clock ensures a peaceful work environment and adds a sense of simplicity in our busy digital environments.

Travel Coffee Mug

$27.99

Enough said. If you’re looking for funny project manager gifts, this stainless steel, friction lid travel mug has you covered.

Office Organizer

$35.79

Made of natural materials, this desk organizer brings a fresh feeling to any space, in more ways than one. This project manager gift idea is great way to help your PM organize their documents, supplies, books, and other items that can start to clutter up their desk.

Non-Fluorescent Office Light

$39.99 

Another office upgrade, this sleek lamp takes up almost no space and can be adjusted with 6 brightness levels and 3 different lighting modes to adjust to the various types of work your PM does on a daily basis.

Weekly & Daily Planner

$49.99

It’s hard to go wrong with this high-quality, undated planner. The Panda Planner Pro is designed to promote happiness and productivity, with worksheets and spaces for setting goals, gratitude journaling, and more.

Portable Charger

$49.99

This project manager gift more than pays for itself in utility. The slim, compact portable charger can be used to charge devices where power’s not available—it’s great for coffee shop meetings and, of course, all the worldly adventures on your PM’s bucket list.

Project Manager Gifts Under $25

Smaller gift budget? No problem—there are plenty of great gifts for project managers under $25, including some worthwhile books and high quality personal items that make for a meaningful gift.

Book: Daring Greatly

$14.45

From Dr. Brené Brown (a researcher and thought leader), Daring Greatly is based on 12 years of research on vulnerability, showing how we might change our preconceived notions of vulnerability to promote more courageous acts, deeper engagement and more meaningful connections. A great book for project managers who are invested in learning the intricacies of how humans think, work, and grow!

Desk Organizer

$14.99 

This sweet, simple gift is a low-maintenance addition to any home or office space. Your project manager can organize their space for a 10 holes for pens, markers, business cards and phone.

Book: Drive by Daniel H Pink

$15.20 

A must-read book for project managers, or anyone who leads groups of people, Drive by Daniel H. Pink draws upon decades of research to illustrate a new way to think about motivation, getting to the bottom of what truly motivates the way we act in all aspects of our lives.

Moleskine Notebook

$16.89

This classic gift will never go out of style. Moleskine notebooks are a step above your typical notebook in terms of quality with their durable covers and slim design. For PMs who take a lot of meeting notes, this gift is surefire hit.

Glass Water Bottle

$25.00 

Project managers have dozens of conversations with multiple project stakeholders on any given day. Help them stay refreshed with a durable and stylish glass water bottle—a welcome upgrade from your tired out plastic bottle.

What’s On Your Project Manager Gift List?

We hope you’ve found a project manager gift that’s a good fit! Feel free to comment with your gift ideas for managers—what on your project manager gift list?

Ben Aston

About Ben Aston

I’m Ben Aston, a digital project manager. I've been in the industry for more than 10 years working in the UK at London’s top digital agencies including Dare, Wunderman, Lowe and DDB. I’ve delivered everything from video virals to CMS’, flash games to banner ads and eCRM to eCommerce sites. I’ve been fortunate enough to work across a wide range of great clients; automotive brands including Land Rover, Volkswagen and Honda; Utility brands including BT, British Gas and Exxon, FMCG brands such as Unilever, and consumer electronics brands including Sony.

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