by Leo Jakobson | November 21, 2017
For Incentive's 9th annual Motivation Masters Awards, we celebrate the best, most effective, and most creative incentive, recognition, and reward programs of the year in three disciplines: sales incentives, dealer channel incentives, and employee recognition and engagement. From the 14 finalists listed below, two category Motivation Masters, and one Grand Motivation Master, will be selected and announced in the January/February 2018 issue of Incentive.

Sales Incentives
--Mercury Insurance and Next Level Performance for "Treasures of Tuscany"
--Verizon and Bishop-McCann for the Verizon President's Club "Up, Up, & Away Aruba" program

Dealer Channel Incentives
--Global Furniture Group and United Incentives for "Global Grand Getaway"
--GOJO Industries and Brightspot Incentives & Events for the "Win with GOJO" program
--Kimberly-Clark Professional* and Loyaltyworks for "KCP Advantage Rewards"
--Microsoft Corporation and MotivAction for "Intel Microsoft Triple Blitz!"
--Panduit and Incentive Solutions for "Panduit VIP Rewards"
--Total Lubricants USA, Inc. and Galactic Performance Solutions for "Experience Sydney, the Harbor City"

Recognition and Engagement
--American Honda Motor Company Inc. and Maritz Motivation Solutions for the "Council of Parts and Service Professionals" program
--Caesars Entertainment Corporation and Maritz Motivation Solutions for the "Total Return" program
--Dignity Health for the "Making a Difference" program
--Ohio Living and O.C. Tanner for Ohio Living's employee recognition program
--T-Mobile and MotivAction for "PEAK Achievement"
--Xexec and Anglian Water for "Going the Extra Mile (GEM)"