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IESP’s goal is to educate and promote the benefits of results-based incentive and recognition programs to the worldwide business community. The resources on this page are provided to businesses to help them make informed decisions regarding their recognition and rewards programs. 

Please visit the IESP Member Directory to find a solution provider to further assist you with your program design and implementation.

New and Noteworthy

NEW WHITE PAPER: How to Offer the Incentives & Rewards They’re Willing to Work For (2024)
How to Increase Sales with Self-Selected Incentive Programs

How Does Your Incentive or Loyalty Program Measure Up?
How Top Performing Companies Use Non Cash Rewards as a Competitive Advantage infographic
Proposal Template: Improving Engagement & Business Performance with Employee Rewards and Recognition 

White Papers

How to Offer the Incentives & Rewards They’re Willing to Work For (2024)
Emerging Best Practices and Innovation in B2B Incentive and Loyalty Programs (2022)
Establishing Benchmarks: What Kind of Results Can You Expect From Incentive or B2B Loyalty Programs? (2021)

Finding the Best Motivator – Tangible Rewards vs. Cash (2020)
Strategies for Reducing Employee Turnover and Tools for Calculating ROI (2019)
Overcoming Challenges to Recognizing Performance in a Multicultural Workplace (2018)


How to Achieve a Human Workplace Through Social Recognition
Brain Power: Getting Inside Their Heads is Key to Driving Performance and Engagement
Employee Recognition and Rewards Programs Can Generate Significant Revenue and Profits
Employee Engagement Programs Institutionalize Leadership Behavior
Engaged Employees Provide Better Customer Service
8 Cultural Imperatives for Workplace Safety

How to Engage and Market to Millennials
10 Tips for Motivating and Engaging Millennials in the Workplace

The Recognition Revolution: Future Workplace Calls for Creative Thinking, New Strategies and Bold Moves
Credibility Crisis: Leadership, Trust and Strategic Recognition in the Workplace
Reward Management for the Next Generation
Pump Up Employee Engagement: Fuel Prosperity with Strategic Recognition
Seven Misconceptions about Employee Retention 
The Four Pillars of Safety
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Incentive & Recognition Program Basics

How to Develop an Incentive Program
Legal Considerations


Connecting Recognition to Brand Values
The Intersection of Brand and Culture: Leveraging Engaged Employees as Brand Ambassadors
It’s Personal: The Brand, the Consumer, and Employee Recognition

Great Program Communications Inspire Employees, Drive Results

Global Incentives

Incentives in India: A Coming of Age
Reward, recognition programs bring opportunities, challenges to companies operating in China
Recognition & Incentives in the Global Marketplace: Selecting the Right Provider
Executive Brief: Incentives and Recognition in Canada
Global Incentive Programs


Best Practices for Today and Tomorrow | Online
Does Your Safety Incentive Program Need More Carrot and Less Stick?
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Is Your Organization Ready to Build a culture of Safety?
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Keeping Safe Practices Front and Center
 | Download PDF | Online
Keeping Them Healthy is Keeping Them Safe | Download PDF
Safety Incentives: It’s a Small World, After All | Download PDF | Online
Safety Incentives: Why One Size Does Not Fit All | Download PDF | Online
Safety Totally Leads the Way
 | Download PDF | Online
The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same | Download PDF
When it Comes to Safety, Size Shouldn’t Matter | Download PDF | Online


Sell In or Sell Out: A Unique Approach to Channel Incentive Program Design
Enough is Enough: How to Solve Lackluster Sales Performances Once and For All
Getting the Most from Your Channel Incentives
Important Trends in Channel Sales: An IESP Perspective
Pitching an Employee or Sales Incentive Program to Management 

Customer Loyalty

How Profitable is Your Loyalty Program: Measuring and Increasing ROI
Why Your Marketing Strategy Needs a Loyalty Program

IMA Circle of Excellence Case Studies

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Legislative & Regulatory

2018 IRF Studies - Regulation & Legal Issues - Primer
2018 IRF Studies - Regulation & Legal Issues - Summary
2018 IRF Studies - Regulation & Legal Issues - PowerPoint Deck
2018 IRF Studies - Regulation & Legal Issues - White Paper