Industry Roundtable

The 14th Annual Incentive Roundtable: Richard Low

by Leo Jakobson | September 08, 2015
Richard Low of Citizen Watch Co. and formerly of the Incentive Marketing Association discusses new incentive program research and the growth and value of "merchandise bar" experiences.

The 14th Annual Incentive Industry Roundtable: Kurt Paben

by Leo Jakobson | September 01, 2015

Kurt Paben of Aimia and the SITE Foundation discusses SITE's current goals, what Millennials want in incentive programs, and the "wow moments" that a great incentive trip can provide.

The 14th Annual Incentive Industry Roundtable: Jerry Duci

by Leo Jakobson | August 25, 2015
Jerry Duci of Information Builders discusses consolidation in the incentive industry and what merchandise program participants are most interested in.

The 14th Annual Incentive Industry Roundtable: Todd Zint

by Leo Jakobson | August 18, 2015
Todd Zint, a meetings and event strategy VP and an IRF trustee, discusses the changing nature of incentive trips and merchandise.

Incentive Industry Roundtable: Las Vegas Sands' Eric Bello

by Leo Jakobson | October 21, 2014
Video: Eric Bello of Las Vegas Sands talks about unforgettable team-building experiences, the rising tide of group incentive travel, and considerable growth in the individual incentive market.

Incentive Industry Roundtable: Tourism Ireland's Alison Metcalfe

by Leo Jakobson | October 07, 2014
Video: Alison Metcalf of Tourism Ireland talks about the challenges of planning for incentive groups with attendees with ages ranging between 25 and 65, as well as the trend toward experiential and authentic experiences, particularly for younger attendees.

13th Annual Incentive Industry Roundtable

by Leo Jakobson | September 30, 2014
An improved economy has incentive professionals refocusing on programs that retain high-performing employees.

Incentive Industry Roundtable: PMG/Foot Locker Gift Cards' Dennis Borst

by Leo Jakobson | September 30, 2014
Video: Dennis Borst, COO of Patriot Marketing Group/Foot Locker Gift Cards, discusses the way gift cards provide incentive award winners the freedom to choose the award they want, as well as the growth of digital gift cards.

Incentive Industry Roundtable: T-Mobile USA's Hilary Dreiling

by Leo Jakobson | September 23, 2014
Video: T-Mobile USA's Hilary Dreiling talks about the importance of a strategic roadmap for T-Mobile USA's incentive programs and why it's important to provide winners with awards they couldn't obtain on their own.

Incentive Industry Roundtable: BI WORLDWIDE’s Tim Houlihan

by Leo Jakobson | September 16, 2014
Video: Tim Houlihan of BI WORLDWIDE talks about  talks about the growing industry trend toward measurement and results, the need to see employee engagement as a process, and how incentives can impact that process.

Incentive Industry Roundtable: MotivAction’s Kari Vrba

by Leo Jakobson | September 08, 2014
Video: Kari Vrba of MotivAction talks about companies being more educated about incentives and about getting executives involved in program decisions.

Incentive Annual Roundtable: Seiko's Kevin Dougherty

by Leo Jakobson | September 02, 2014
Kevin Dougherty of Seiko Corporation of America discusses turning an award into an experience, and why incentives are more important than ever.