Industry Roundtable

The 14th Annual Incentive Industry Roundtable

by Leo Jakobson | October 12, 2015
With business booming again, it's time to expand the incentive and recognition industry's reach beyond the Fortune 100

The 14th Annual Incentive Industry Roundtable: Steve Damerow

by Leo Jakobson | October 06, 2015
The ISI Group's Steve Damerow discusses why the incentive industry is doing so well these days and how technology is changing incentive programs.

The 14th Annual Incentive Industry Roundtable: Greg Bogue

by Leo Jakobson | September 29, 2015
Greg Bogue of Maritz Travel discusses incentive program participants' ever-increasing expectations for greater experiences, and how the one-size-fits-all approach no longer cuts it when it comes to merchandise bars.

The 14th Annual Incentive Industry Roundtable: Martin Hood

by Leo Jakobson | September 22, 2015
Martin Hood, Vice President, Channel Partnership, CashStar, talks about the future of plastic and digital gift cards and how incentive program winners are using them.

The 14th Annual Incentive Roundtable: Anne-Sophie Rabreaud

by Leo Jakobson | September 15, 2015
Anne-Sophie Rabreaud of Atout France US discusses the strong U.S. dollar's impact on incentive travel to Europe and the trend towards unique experiences.

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.