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by Leo Jakobson | July 12, 2016
There's still time for incentive buyers to apply for our third annual Incentive Buyers Conference, taking place August 1-3 at the Lansdowne Resort & Spa, located right outside Washington D.C.

Presented by Incentive, this hosted buyer conference includes four education session by leaders of the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) and the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA), as well as one-on-one appointments by leading industry award suppliers and networking sessions. 

Melissa Van Dyke, president of the IRF, will present a two-part session over two days, "Going Up? Elevating the Non Cash Awards Conversation for Greater Impact," which will look at building a strong business case for non-cash incentives and ensuring they are used to further the company's strategy. 

On Tuesday, August 2, IMA President Sean Roark, CPIM, will look at ways to work effectively with an incentive professional to improve your programs -- "How the Right Solution Consultant can Elevate an Incentive Program--for Everyone!" And on Wednesday, August 3, Brian Dunne, president of IMA Europe and managing director of SVM Global, will speak on "International Incentive Insight & Global Guidelines," looking at best practices and strategies for running an incentive program that includes international participants. 

In addition attendees will experience an incentive-caliber destination in the heart of Virginia's wine country, including tastings and locally sourced cuisine. In addition, the Lansdowne Resort & Spa is offering buyers an extra night's stay and complimentary golf.
 
Hosted buyers will receive complimentary:
* Round-trip Airfare to Washington, D.C.
* Hotel Accommodations at Lansdowne Resort & Spa
* Ground Transportation
* All Food & Beverage Throughout
 
To register visit: http://events.northstarmeetingsgroup.com/IBC