CARLSBAD’S 2023 Ultimate Gift Guide

Jess Levy

MarCom Manager
Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce

Are you shopping for a friend or family member this holiday season who is also an entrepreneur or small business owner? Or an employee or client?

Jess here at the Carlsbad Chamber, here to share some of the best holiday gifts from Chamber businesses found right in the heart of Carlsbad!

Impress your top clients. Thank your employees with personalization. Make gifting choices that give back to the people around us and the planet we live on. Show appreciation with office gifts that are easy to give and fun to get. From branded gifts they’ll want to keep, to something edible, and personal development, check out 20 local business-friendly gifts to give this season for everyone on the list.

Carlsbad Cookie Company: Shop small and support Carlsbad with a cookie gift box from this local company that was awarded 2023 Best of North County!

Bleu Oak Charcuterie: Whether it’s a party, picnic, or gifting to a coworker or friend, custom charcuterie boards are exquisitely designed by Bleu Oak Charcuterie for pickup or delivery.

Robert’s Healing and Massage: For the overworked, with chronic pain, book a unique functional massage using Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, and Ortho-Bionomy.

Believe In Signs: Design custom pens, business cards, apparel, and more with a creative local print house.

Flowers Forever: Nothing says appreciation like a gorgeous arrangement of flowers.

Charter Oak Preserving Company: Send a holiday gift basket full of jelly, dips, chutney, butters, preserves, spread, and curds, using only the freshest and purest ingredients without added preservatives or additives.

Diversified Fulfillment Solutions: Elevate your gifting with out of the ordinary packaging and thoughtful messaging with crafted kits.

Chris Ryan Video: Give the gift of branding. Video is a great way to promote a business, product, or service.

Hera Hub Carlsbad: Inspire that special someone with a month of co-working space at a great local community full of entrepreneurs, reliable Wifi, and events.

Melanie Robertson Photography: As the holiday season approaches take this time to capture your families portraits. “This is your opportunity to press the pause button and capture a memory with a custom family photoshoot,” says Melanie Robertson.

Miraval Life in Balance Spa Aviara: Offer some rest, relaxation and transformation at Carlsbad’s newest spa experience with custom wellness packages.

Pickleball of Carlsbad: Treat your employees to a unique night out of team bonding with a private rental of glow-in-the-dark pickleball.

Redmond Diamond Center: Find holiday specials and jewelry for under $100 at a local shop.

Robyn Koenig, Coach & Consultant: Give the gift of a specialized business consultant and coach to help your favorite small business owner run their business like they mean business.

Dr. Bronner’s: Curate a sustainably-minded gift basket of soaps and chocolate that are top-quality and provide all the everyday essentials. The little things matter.

Ting Internet: Gift fast Internet, 100% direct fiber Internet for homes and businesses.

La Costa Wine Co.: Curate a customized holiday gift box with personalized wines and fine cheeses.

Napatini Bistro and Wine Bar: Send gift cards for an interactive wine wall tasting lounge in the heart of Carlsbad Village, designed by two Napa Valley connoisseurs.

Mizu: Order custom branded drinkware with artisanal design. Mizu offers double walled, vacuum sealed, stainless steel water bottles created and backed by professional athletes.

Local Chamber of Commerce Membership: Participating in your local Chamber as a business owner is a way you can be present within your community, know what’s going on, and make connections with other successful business entrepreneurs and owners.