7 Ohio-Inspired Meeting Favors

Part of the fun of any event is the swag that goes home with you. Delight your attendees with these items that allow them to show their Ohio love.

Ohio-themed meeting gifts 1-4 (photos courtesy of businesses listed)

1. Matchbook Magnet

Any fridge would love this magnet with a retro touch from Chagrin Falls-based Paper Cutz. The colorful patches that make up the shape of Ohio are the designs from matchbooks once handed out at classic establishments across the state, from Frisch’s Big Boy to Swingos. papercutzvintage.com

2. Watercolor Postcards 

Cincinnati’s M. Hopple & Co. offers a lineup of Ohio-themed postcards among its selection, including a few that feature a watercolor design. Order in bundles of 50 and distribute these to meeting attendees to take home in their goodie bags. mhopple.com

3. Mini Honey Jars 

Honey Thyme & Twine in Adams County produces locally made honey at its family-owned apiary. These 3-ounce honey jars come in packs of three and provide your meeting attendees with a sweet, local treat to use in their home kitchen. honeythymeandtwine.com

4. Ohio Tote Bag 

Clothe Ohio’s tote bags will allow your event attendees to keep all their materials in one place and show their Ohio pride. The Columbus-based company’s tote offerings include its whimsical “Ohio Y’All” and “I Totes Love Ohio” designs, as well as its simple “Circle Ohio.” clotheohio.com

Ohio-themed meeting gifts 5-7 (photos courtesy of businesses listed and Rachael Jirousek)

5. Hand-Cut Ohio Bar Soap 

These bars of soap handcrafted by Living Simply Soap in Tipp City sport a cute package design and a unisex eucalyptus spearmint fragrance that everyone will enjoy, making it a great favor. The business crafts a wide variety of other scents too. livingsimplysoap.com

6. Buckeye Candies

Among its traditional recipes, Goumas Candyland in Licking County makes these tasty peanut butter and chocolate treats that have been a local favorite for generations. Buckeyes here are sold in five-piece (as well nine-, 15- and 32-piece) packages, making for a tasty take-home favor. goumascandyland.com

7. Icons Mug 

The Cleveland-based Whereabouts Shop makes a fun mug for showing Buckeye State pride while enjoying your morning cup of coffee. This mug features a fleet of Ohio icons such as the state flag, the northern cardinal and an ear of corn, all presented in a colorful design. whereaboutsshop.com