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2015 Summit Schedule

The Hilton Nashville Downtown
121 Fourth Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37201 ยท United States
P: +1 (615) 620-1000
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Summit Schedule

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Schedule is subject to change.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

7:30 am - 2:00 pm IMA Board of Directors Meeting
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Summit Registration
(Crockett Foyer)
12:00 pm Silent Auction Opens
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Principles of Results-Based Incentive Program Design
(Ryman 3)

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Segment 1
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm Refreshment Break
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm Segment 2
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Collaboration & Refreshment Break
(Crockett Foyer)
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Principles Exam Session
(Ryman 3)
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Newcomers Boot Camp
(Ryman 2)

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Segment 1: Navigating the Incentive Industry
Moderator: Pete Mitchell
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Segment 2: Making the Most of Your IMA Membership
 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

IGCC Boot Camp
(Armstrong 1)

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Opening Reception - Off-site
Hosted by Target Corporation
(ACME Feed & Seed)

Monday, July 27, 2015

7:00 am - 5:30 pm Registration Open
(Crockett Foyer)
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast / Open Collaboration Time
(Bredesen)
8:00 am - 8:30 am

Opening Remarks
Spencer Toomey, 2015 Summit Chair
(Volunteer Ballroom)

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Keynote Address

Iconic Musician Max Weinberg
Sponsored by: RPG Card Services
(Volunteer Ballroom)

9:30 am - 10:00 am Collaboration & Refreshment Break
(Bredesen)
10:00 am - 11:15 am

Breakout Sessions

  1. Engage for Success: A Three Part Session On Incentives In The European Marketplace  (Armstrong 1)
    1. Incentives in Europe: Psychology of A Great
      Incentive Programme
      Melissa Van Dyke, Incentive Research Foundation
    2. UK Government Programme: Engaging Employees
      to Gain Success
      Brian Dunne , SVM Europe
    3. Engage For Success Q&A Session
      Andrew Wilmot, Maroon Elephant

  2. IGCC B2B Shark Tank  (Armstrong 2)
    Jaime Badgett, Jason Fowee, Andy Hodges, Tom Niedbalski, Rebecca Rosenbloom Andreoli, Jack Smith, Kim Sobasky, Eric Thiegs, Hollis Thornton

  3. Selling to Smaller Businesses -or- How To Get Your Re-Sellers To  (Ryman 1)
    Jeff Dalton, Paramax and Barb Hendrickson
11:15 am - 11:30 am Collaboration & Refreshment Break
(Bredesen)
11:30 am - 12:15 pm IMA Participant Study
Melissa Van Dyke, Incentive Research Foundation
(Volunteer Ballroom)
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Collaboration Lunch & Presentation of the
Karen Renk Fellowship Award
(Volunteer Ballroom)
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

  1. Merchandise Incentives: Where Are We, Where Are We Going?  (Armstrong 2)
    Bill Martocci , Carlisle Sales & Marketing, Inc.
    Ted Moravec, Elite Creations

  2. Global Incentives: Doing Business In International Territories  (Ryman 1)
    Brian Dunne, SVM Europe
    Julian Rochard, Edenred USA
    Barry Doyle, Procurement International
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Collaboration & Refreshment Break
(Bredesen)
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

  1. 2015 US B2B Gift Card Redemption Trends  (Armstrong 1)
    Matthew Smith, Shapiro+Rajo

  2. Advanced LinkedIn for Business  (Armstrong 2)
    Barb Hendrickson, Visible Communications

  3. The Experience Economy and the ROI of Experiential Rewards (Ryman 1)
    Marc Matthews, Corporate Sport Incentives
    Nancy Alderman, TSYS Loyalty & Prepaid
    Alan Hale, Fairways Golf, Robert Ward, FRHI
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Collaboration Break
(Bredesen)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm 2016 IMA Summit Committee Meeting
(Ryman 3)
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm An Incentive Industry Shindig - Off-site
The Wildhorse Saloon
Hosted by IGCC

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

7:00 am - 5:30 pm Registration Open
(Crockett Foyer)
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast / Open Collaboration Time
(Bredesen)
8:00 am - 9:30 am

IMA Membership Meeting & Soles4Souls Presentation
(Volunteer Ballroom)

9:30 am - 10:00 am Collaboration & Refreshment Break
(Bredesen)
10:00 am - 11:15 am

Breakout Sessions

  1. Digital In Europe (Armstrong 1)
    1. Deploying A Frequent Flyer Programme in Europe
      Volkar Patzak, Cadooz
      Andrew Wilmot, Maroon Elephant
    2. Launching A Customer Loyalty Programme in Europe
      Gunter Everaert, Swing Group
    3. Digital in Europe Q&A

  2. Wellness Opportunities in the Incentive Space (Armstrong 2)
    Nick Balestino, HBC
    Kevin Green, Fandango
    Nicole Hardey, Groupon
    Steve Kane, Spafinder Wellness 365

    Erin Wood, Subway

  3. SnapChat, Tumblr, and Instagram;
    Not your Grandfather's Facebook or Twitter
    (Ryman 1)
    David Boodey, RepLink
11:15 am - 11:45 am Collaboration & Refreshment Break
(Bredesen)
11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Circle of Excellence Awards & Collaboration Lunch (Volunteer Ballroom)
Presidents' Lunch & Past Presidents' Council Meeting (McKissack 1)

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

  1. Zen and the Art of Employee Incentives: Unlock the Right Employee Balance (Armstrong 1)
    Bill Beck, Blackhawk Engagement Solutions

  2. Tell Me a Story: The Role of Storytelling in Presentations (Armstrong 2)
    Barb Hendrickson, Visible Communications
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Collaboration & Refreshment Break
(Crockett Foyer)

3:00 pm

Silent Auction Closes
(Crockett Foyer)

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

SIG Membership Meetings:

  • Global Incentive Council (GIC) - McKissack 1
  • Incentive Gift Card Council (IGCC) - Boone
  • IMA Canada - Ryman 1
  • IMA Europe - Ryman 2
  • Incentive Manufacturers Representatives Alliance (IMRA) - Armstrong 1
  • Incentive Travel Council (ITC) - Ryman 3
  • Performance Improvement Council (PIC) - McKissack 2
  • Recognition Council (RC) - McKissack 3
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm SIG Collaboration Meeting
GIC, PIC, RC
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Closing Reception
(Ryman Terrace)
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