September 01, 2011

Platinum Partners Awards - 2011 Winners List:

The INCENTIVE Platinum Partner Awards recognizes the top suppliers in the industry, selected by the INCENTIVE audience. Below are some of this year’s winners—selected by buyers as an outstanding incentive supplier.

Contact any of the suppliers below to see what they can offer your next incentive program.



Maritz helps our clients deliver on their promises through targeted fulfillment solutions. We understand fulfillment can’t be the weak link in a brand experience chain.

Our best-in-class gift card fulfillment solutions just got better! Maritz has invested in the latest fulfillment technology to help you reduce inventory, track cards like you would a package and deliver every mailing with greater accuracy and speed!

Email: [email protected] or call 1-877-4MARITZ for more information.



For every hard working person that deserves a reward or incentive, Canon has a product to fit their lifestyle: EOS Digital SLR Cameras, PowerShot Digital Cameras, PIXMA All In One Photo & Office Printers, Binoculars, VIXIA Full HD Camcorders and more. To discover how they can work hard for your next corporate gift, premium, incentive, award or reward, contact your local Canon sales representative or call 866-50-CANON.

Email: [email protected]



JCPenney gift cards and virtual cards offer the gift of choice for your incentive and recognition programs, sales promotions and business gifts. Gift cards provide the ultimate in flexibility and convenience and are redeemable online or at 1,100 locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. JCPenney gift cards and virtual cards are available in denominations from $10-$500 and never expire. Volume discounts, customized packaging, co-branding and various shipping options are available.




InteliSpend focuses on intelligent prepaid solutions for business. Our processing platform allows us to create products that can do anything it’s possible for a prepaid card to do. Relationships with American Express, Discover®, MasterCard and Visa enhance flexibility even more. Add our expertise in program management and selective authorization, and you have everything you need to design your ideal solution. All in one place. Learn more about using InteliSpend’s evolved currency at or 888.912.2033.



Four Seasons Unforgettable Experience Award cards are the most memorable reward for exceptional performance.

Unforgettable Experience Award cards can be purchased and loaded in increments of nightly stays allowing you to custom-design the awards based on your needs. Each nightly stay includes accommodation for two in a Deluxe Room or Executive Suite, full breakfast for two each morning and all applicable taxes and resort fees. The cards never expire so the possibilities are endless!




With more than 1,000 stores nationwide, Kohl’s is a fast-growing, exciting retailer! Kohl’s is dedicated to providing customers with their favorite national brands like Chaps®, Levi’s®, KitchenAid® and Dyson as well as the latest styles from Kohl’s exclusive collections like Simply Vera Vera Wang, ELLE™ and FILA SPORT® at unbeatable values. Expect more great things online at, where Kohl’s features the same unbeatable values and brands plus items, styles and sizes featured exclusively online!




Winner of 19 consecutive INCENTIVE Platinum Partner Awards, Bulova Corporation, a leader in timekeeping innovation for more than 135 years and home of the industry’s oldest and most experienced Special Markets division, is uniquely qualified to find just the right timepiece for any premium or incentive program. Individualized services include purchase selection and program planning, along with a range of customization options including imprinting, silk-screening, etching and engraving.




NGC is the nation’s leading supplier of gift cards for use as incentives, corporate gifts, promotions and loyalty programs. We offer more than 175 major retail, restaurant and prepaid cards along with full-service marketing support, secure online ordering, fulfillment services, and customized solutions. At NGC, we make the process of using gift cards to achieve your award and incentive goals simple and hassle-free by helping create a seamless program that fits your budget and objectives.


All 2011 Platinum Partner Winners

Cutter & Buck 
Canon USA, Inc.
Gap Inc. Direct
L.L.Bean Direct to Business
Lands' End

Cameras & Photo-Optical Equipment
FUJIFILM North America 
Olympus Corporation of the Americas

Camping/Outdoor Equipment & Accessories/Sports & Recreational Equipment
Bass Pro Shops®/ Outdoor World Incentives™
Maui Jim Sunglasses
REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc)
The Brinkmann Corporation
locks & Watches  
Bulova Corporation
Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc.
Movado Group Inc.
TAG Heuer
The Swatch Group
Corporate Gift Services
O.C. Tanner
Rymax Marketing Services, Inc. 
Tiffany & Co.
Desk Accessories & Writing Instruments
Faber-Castell USA
AMC Theatres
Brinker International Restaurants
Cracker Barrel
Darden Restaurants, Inc.
Outback Steakhouse (OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC)
Starbucks Coffee Company
Apple Inc.
Bose Corporation
Samsung Electronics America
Sony Electronics, Inc.
Food Gifts
Godiva Chocolatier 
Legal Sea Foods
Lobster Gram
Omaha Steaks
Gift Card Resellers™
Hallmark Business Connections
Maritz Loyalty & Motivation 
National Gift Card
Gift Cards 
Best Buy Co., Inc.
Foot Locker
Godiva Chocolatier
InteliSpend Prepaid Solutions
JCPenney Incentive Sales
Kohl's Department Stores
Target Gift Cards
Orrefors Kosta Boda
Waterford Wedgwood  Royal Doulton US, LLC 
Home & Personal Appliances/Housewares
Black & Decker
Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. 
Le Creuset
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. 
Individual Travel Awards
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Unforgettable Experience Awards
Hyatt Incentive Rewards
Marriott Individual Incentives
Ovation Rewards presented by Fairmont-Raffles-Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts
Ritz-Carlton Hotel Individual Incentive Awards
Luggage & Leather Goods
Dooney & Bourke
Hartmann Luggage
Michael Kors 
MMSC (for Dooney & Bourke)
Samsonite Corporation
Airlines (Domestic)
Continental Airlines
Delta Airlines
Jet Blue Airways
Convention & Visitors Bureaus (Domestic)
Aspen Chamber Resort Association 
Greater Boston CVB
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
NYC & Company
San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau
San Francisco Travel Association
Scottsdale CVB
Visit Denver
Visit Orlando
Visit Salt Lake
Convention & Visitors Bureaus (International)
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
Cancun CVB
Costa Rica Tourism Board ICT
London & Partners
Meetings & Exhibitions Hong Kong
New Zealand Tourism Office
South African Tourism
Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau 
Vancouver Convention and Visitors Bureau
Visit Britain
Cruise Lines
Celebrity Cruises
Norwegian Cruise Line
Royal Caribbean International
Hotels & Resorts (Domestic)
Arizona Biltmore
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Deer Valley Resort 
Fairmont San Francisco
Fairmont Scottsdale
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
Gaylord Opryland Resort
Hershey Resorts
Hilton Head Island, the Hilton Oceanfront Resort & Spa
Jackson Hole Resort & Lodging 
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Sp
Resort at the Mountain 
Sun Valley Resort
The Boca Raton Resort & Club
The Breakers
The Colonial Williamsburg Resort Collection
The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa 
The Lodge at Pebble Beach 
The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta
The St. Regis Aspen
The Waldorf=Astoria
The Westin La Cantera Resort and Spa
Wynn Las Vegas/Encore
Hotels & Resorts (International)
Atlantis, Paradise Island
Gran Melia Cancun
Gran Meliá Puerto Rico
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino
The Westin St. Maarten Dawn Beach Resort & Spa