Resources

Planner Guides

Seven Incentive Program Tips Not to Be Ignored

June 08,2018
All incentive program participants are also consumers. This fact directly affects what types of rewards they will find motivating — and how they want them presented. Here are seven current retail trends to pay attention to in order to create effective reward programs.

The Rise of the Convention Center Campus

May 03,2018
Cities are developing vibrant, walkable neighborhoods around their convention centers that are integrating the facilities more deeply into the culture of their communities. Learn how the redevelopment of convention center districts are changing meetings and how planners, as well as attendees, are reaping the benefits.

How to Create High-Impact Team Experiences

June 09,2017
Northstar Meetings Group presents a practical guide that will help you set up the most common forms of modern team building, and empower your team members to form the positive work relationships they need to accomplish great things.

Webcasts

Diversity Is Good Business: Rewards and Recognition Can Help Companies Embrace It

Thu, Jun 7, 2018 2:00 PM EDT

Whether you're looking at globalization or the growing size and influence of a Millennial workforce that expects and demands it, diversity is as vital to business as it is to society. In this webcast, a panel of experts in the reward and recognition industry will show you ways to help companies and their employees embrace it.

The Power of Brand Name Merchandise

Thursday April 5, 2018 2:00 PM EDT


The products incentive recipients receive may change somewhat from one year to the next, depending on the state of the economy, the evolving taste of the public, or even fads. But making sure those awards are from popular brand name manufacturers never changes. In this webcast, you will learn how brand drives trophy value, and trophy value drives motivation, and motivation drives behavior.

Speakers:

Paul Gordon, Senior Vice President of Sales, Rymax Marketing Services, Inc.

Mike Donnelly, President, Hinda Incentives

How to Run a Sales Incentive Program

OCTOBER 25, 2017 - 2pm ET

In this free webcast moderated by Incentive’s Leo Jakobson, attendees will learn everything they need to know to run an effective internal sales incentive program. The session will offer a step-by-step guide on how to create the rules structure, promote the program, track participant performance, deliver the awards, and measure the results.

Speakers:

Scott Siewert, President, Fab at Incentives, and Member, Incentive Research Foundation Board of Trustees

Mike May, President, Brightspot Incentives & Events, and Vice Chair, the Incentive Research Foundation Board of Trustees 

Research

Travel Incentive Programs Grow

by Leo Jakobson | October 21,2016
Latest research finds 38 percent of respondents plan to increase travel budgets.

Last Chance: Take Incentive's Annual Travel IQ Survey

Participants are eligible for a drawing to win a $250 gift certificate from Maui Jim Sunglasses.

2016 Corporate Gift IQ Survey

by Leo Jakobson | July 21,2016
Research shows many merchandise categories are still top gift options.

2016 Merchandise IQ Survey

by Leo Jakobson | June 01,2016
Research shows many merchandise categories are still top award options.

Reader Forecast: Sky's the Limit

by Andrea Doyle | December 01,2015
The new year looks to be a profitable one, according to Incentive readers.

Strategy

HSBC Generates Loyalty With AI

by Leo Jakobson | June 18,2018
The bank used artificial intelligence to boost customer use of rewards points.

How Less Can Be More for Your Event Schedule

by Erin Cook | June 18,2018

A jam-packed schedule can not only be counterintuitive, but also counterproductive.


How to Lead Like a Lion

by Vishal Agarwal | June 11,2018

Why lions, not goats, inspire their workers.


Top 10 Ways to Overcome Bias and Give More Equitable Recognition

by Roy Saunderson, MA, CRP | June 11,2018
Fairness in recognition giving is essential in making people feel valued and appreciated.

5 Things to Avoid When Giving Out Awards

by Matt Alderton | June 07,2018
When it comes to recognizing star performers, John Mills of Rideau Recognition Solutions says presentation is everything.
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