August 29, 2016

You give maximum effort when recognizing and rewarding your most valuable employees. Now it's your turn to be recognized!

The deadline to enter Incentive's 2016 Motivation Masters Awards has been extended! The Awards celebrate the best, most effective incentive programs in the following categories -- sales incentives, dealer channel programs and non-sales initiatives, as well as employee loyalty, engagement, peer recognition and wellness programs. Incentive programs of any size and budget that used merchandise, travel and/or gift cards as rewards are eligible. The main emphasis will be on creativity, how the program objectives were developed, and how the results were measured.

The judges will choose finalists after a rigorous review process. The judges' favorites from the finalists will be announced as Motivation Masters of the Year, and one company will walk away with the Grand Prize.

Incentive will announce the finalists in the November/December issue, dedicating coverage to this special awards program, and broadcasting the value of incentives, through your inspiring case studies, to its readers and the public. The overall Grand Motivation Master will be announced in the January/February 2017 issue.

Official Rules and Instructions

ELIGIBILITY: Any department, company, incentive house or supplier to the worldwide incentive industry may enter. To be eligible, your plan must have been under execution between January 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016.

JUDGING: Judging will be based on the following criteria:

--Effectiveness in achieving program goals (ROI will be an important component)

--Creativity and originality of the program design, marketing and awards (Judges will take the size of the budget and the number of participants into account)

--Tactics employed 

--Ability to respond to changing circumstances

Incentive recognizes that many companies consider ROI data in particular to be sensitive information. It has been the editors' experience that, in almost every case, ROI can be demonstrated in a way that does not divulge inappropriate information (often by expressing ROI as a percentage, for example). During judging, we may ask for more detail of a particular entry, and confidentiality can be discussed with regard to that information at that time).

HOW TO ENTER:       There is no fee to enter.

CLICK HERE TO ENTER    or paste this URL into your Browser:

An editor from Incentive may contact you for supporting material, such as program promotional items or event images.

The extended entry deadline is Monday, September 12, 2016

Please contact Incentive Executive Editor Leo Jakobson at 646-380-6253 or email [email protected]

NOTE: All entries become the property of Northstar Travel Group, and by entering you agree that Northstar Travel Group may use the entry in all media without further notice.