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Affordable Gift Ideas for the CEO

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Your CEO likely has the money and resources to buy whatever it is they want. However, that doesn't mean they won't appreciate a gift of appreciation from their employees. If you want to express your gratitude to the CEO who has, well, everything, consider one of these unique gifts.

Is your CEO an adventurous foodie? If so, gift them with a Treats subscription box so they can taste authentic delights from around the world while learning about the cuisine of various countries. Each box includes unique treats, a postcard with information about that country's culture and customs, and dishes/recipes from the area. Price: $40.35/three-month subscription

Your CEO might have a fast car and a closet full of designer clothing, but do they have their own star? With this star registry, you can choose the coordinates of a desired star and name it after your CEO, gifting them with a custom star kit that includes a personalized parchment certificate, sky chart and astronomy booklet. They will be over the moon (literally) when they receive this gift. Price: $61.48

The best things in life are food. With this gift basket, your CEO can enjoy life's simplest and most delicious pleasures, like raspberry galettes and cheddar cheese snack mix. You can never go wrong with comfort food. Price: $69.99

Making choices is hard, but it's crucial in a position of management. Help your CEO decide on everyday issues with this decision-maker paperweight, a perfect addition to their desk.  Price: $20.00

Never underestimate the power of the coffee, and the gift of the perfect cup. Your CEO is likely on-the-run more often than not, and it can be difficult for them to find time to brew and drink a hot mug of joe before heading out the door. A portable espresso maker is the perfect gift for those coffee-addicted executives who always seem to be in a rush. Price: $79.90

Rather than giving a physical gift to your CEO, consider their hobbies and interests. Do they like music? Purchase concert tickets for their favorite band. Are they die-hard fans of a specific team? Buy them tickets a game. The options are endless, and your CEO will appreciate some time away from work for personal enjoyment. Price: Varies

CEOs are frequently on-the-go, traveling to and from various destinations for business. Take the financial edge off their next trip by purchasing a gift card for specific airlines, like Southwest, and transportation services, like Uber. Price: Varies

Everyone has a charity that means something to them, whether it be one for a specific illness or for disaster relief. Ask your CEO which charity he values most and offer a generous donation in his or her honor. Price: Varies