Industry

IRF Calls Out Schwab’s Switch From Incentive Trip to Cash

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | August 14, 2019

  The financial firm made move this month to avoid “reputational risks,” according to press reports.

IMA Recognizes Circle of Excellence Award Winners

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | August 05, 2019

Four incentive firms were lauded for their outstanding programs.

Study: Government Regulations Lead to Incentive Program Changes

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | July 30, 2019

New IRF research reveals nearly 40 percent of firms have eliminated at least one program to comply with government or tax rules.

Melissa Van Dyke to Depart IRF for Creative Group

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | July 16, 2019
The president of the Incentive Research Foundation begins her new job with the incentive firm next month.

Hosts Global Forum Tackles Industry Disruption, Sustainability

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | July 10, 2019

Hosts Global Forum Tackles Industry Disruption, Sustainability The conference showcased trends, best practices and Dominican hospitality. Lisa A. Grimaldi More than 200 planners and hospitality industry professionals took part in destination management group Hosts Global's  seventh annu

360insights and Zift Solutions Announce Partnership

by Alex Palmer | June 27, 2019
Platform integration aims to optimize incentives for channel sales programs.

IRF Seeks Industry Input for New Strategic Plan

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 25, 2019
The Incentive Research Foundation is looking for a few good ideas for its Vision 2025.

IRF Study: How Top Financial Services Firms Use Incentives

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 17, 2019
New research reveals how leading companies employ non-cash rewards.

Maritz Global Events Launches Online Community for Incentive Planners

by Alex Palmer | May 30, 2019
PX Exchange promises on-demand tools, resources and expertise for those in the incentive travel industry.

IRF: Incentive Program Owners Unaware of Industry Resources

by Alex Palmer | May 21, 2019
The Incentive Research Foundation's Signature Study found program owners to be largely satisfied with their programs but eager for fresh ideas.

Motivation Company ITA Group Announces Leadership Change

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | May 06, 2019
Brent Vander Waal will head the incentive firm following CEO Tom Mahoney’s retirement.

IMRA Announces 2019–2020 Board

by Alex Palmer | May 02, 2019
Seiko's Jeffrey Brenner will serve as board president.