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IMA CPIM Certification Highlights Importance of Program Design

Posted on 11/18/2022
Over 250 individuals have received an Incentive Professional (IP) designation and more than 50 have earned the Certified Professional of Incentive Management (CPIM) certification.

Fintan Connolly Elected IMA Board President

Posted on 8/5/2022
New officers and directors announced for 2022-2023 IMA board.

US Businesses Spend $176 Billion on Incentives, Recognition, Rewards, Incentive Travel & Gifting

Posted on 8/4/2022
A new Incentive Marketplace Estimate Research Study reveals that 84% of US businesses spend $176 billion annually on award points, gift cards, trips and travel, merchandise, and experiential rewards to reward sales staff, employees, channel partners

Ric Neeley Receives 2022 IMA President’s Award

Posted on 7/13/2022
Ric Neeley, CPIM, Hinda Incentives, was honored with the 2022 IMA President’s Award at the IMA Summit Awards.

Hollis Thornton Named Inaugural Incentive Industry Influencer

Posted on 7/13/2022
Gift card leader honored for modeling high standards, leadership and positive impact on the incentive industry.

Tom Leahy Receives IMA Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on 7/13/2022
Retired corporate gifting and incentive industry leader recognized for decades of volunteer leadership and lasting contributions to the industry.

IMA Announces 2022 Excellence Award Winners

Posted on 7/13/2022
Create Direct, Motivforce, All Star Incentive Marketing, Blackhawk Network, WorkStride, Agência Digi, C.A. Short Company, Tango Card and Uwin Iwin Performance Incentives were recognized for the development of outstanding incentive and recognition pro

IMA Honors Jon Hanson with Karen Renk Award

Posted on 7/13/2022
Software provider honored for nearly 40 years of industry support and mentorship.

HMI Performance Incentives Named as Inspirational Place to Work in 2021

Posted on 7/13/2022
IMA awarded HMI Performance Incentives as the Inspirational Place to Work in 2021 during the IMA Summit Awards at The Cliff Lodge in Snowbird, Utah.

Recognition Professionals International Joins the Incentive Marketing Association

Posted on 6/23/2022
IMA and RPI announced today that RPI has joined the IMA as a Strategic Industry Group (SIG). The two organizations have been collaborating closely since signing an affiliation agreement in March of 2021.

International Business Association Helps Local Salt Lake Charity

Posted on 6/14/2022
Minneapolis, MN-based Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) recently selected The INN Between as the recipient of their 2022 philanthropic efforts.

Shortlist Announced for the 2022 IMA Summit Awards

Posted on 5/31/2022
The Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) announced the shortlist for the 2022 IMA Summit Awards.

Focus Report: Break Out the Lanyards

Posted on 10/1/2021
Trade shows and marketing events are poised for a rebound.

Money Doesn’t Always Change Everything

Posted on 9/13/2021
Continued remote work, a tight labor market and increased employee burnout have made companies’ non-cash recognition efforts more important than ever

Money Doesn’t Always Change Everything

Posted on 9/13/2021
Continued remote work, a tight labor market and increased employee burnout have made companies’ non-cash recognition efforts more important than ever