Networking Events

Monday, July 20 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Let IMA welcome you to a night of beachfront views, networking, fun games & activities and delicious appetizers at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. 
Just steps away from the beach, the exciting atmosphere and inviting patio gives you the perfect time to reconnect while taking in the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and swaying palm trees. Join your peers in this tropical oasis to kick off the Summit!

Shuttle transportation will be provided to and from the event. 


Signature Sponsorship ($5,000)


Event Transportation ($3,000)


Signature Drink Sponsor

Contact Hollis Thornton with any questions on sponsorship.

Tuesday, July 21 | 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Join us at the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel to recognize exemplary business professionals in the merchandise, gift cards, travel, promotional products and incentive & engagement solutions industries. There will be a cocktail reception followed by the Awards ceremony.

You’ll have time to make dinner reservations or attend other planned activities following the event.

Attire: Business casual
Food & Beverage: Appetizers

Award Categories & Nominations

The new year has introduced an innovative transformation to the IMA Awards to reflect the ever growing and developing landscape in which we all operate.
We have split the awards categories into three key areas, ensuring all sectors of our industry and members are represented.

Excellence Awards (formerly Circle of Excellence)
Personal Accomplishment Awards 
IMA Member Recognition 

Nominations for 2020 is now open, nominate yourself or an industry peer today!

nominate today

Deadline to submit is May 29, 2020.


Title Sponsor 

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor ($5,000)


Bronze Sponsor ($2,500)


Contact Hollis Thornton with any questions on sponsorship.

Wednesday, July 22 | 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Come and say your ‘goodbyes for now’. The closing reception is a great opportunity to tie up loose ends and wind down after three days committed to advancing your career through networking and education. Cheers!

Food & Beverages: Light hors d’oeuvres provided & host bar.
Attire: Casual attire – a light jacket or sweater recommended as this is an outdoor event.   

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