IMA News & Press Releases


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IMA News

RPI Announces 2021 Best Practice Standards® Awards Winners

Posted on 9/9/2021
Dar Al-Riyadh, Effingham Health System, Dollar General, Vancouver Coastal Health, University Hospitals, USAA, Prudential and the University of Notre Dame, were recognized for successfully implementing recognition programs that follow RPI Best Practic

Incentive Travel Council Announces New Board for 2021-2022

Posted on 9/9/2021
The Incentive Travel Council (ITC), a Strategic Industry Group within the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA), has elected new officers for 2021-2022.

Juan Manuel Valenzuela Elected IESP Board President

Posted on 9/7/2021
The Incentive & Engagement Solution Providers has elected new officers for 2021-2022.

Incentive Gift Card Council Announces New Board for 2021-2022

Posted on 9/2/2021
The Incentive Gift Card Council (IGCC), a Strategic Industry Group within the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA), has elected new officers for 2021-2022.

Bill Martocci Elected IMA Board President

Posted on 8/31/2021
IMA has elected Bill Martocci, CPIM, Carlisle Sales & Marketing, its 2021-2022 board president and announced new officers and directors.

RPI Honors Jeanette Stalboerger with Pamela Sabin Recognition Champion Award

Posted on 8/31/2021
Recognition Professionals International honored Jeanette Stalboerger, CRP, manager, employee experience & culture, Holland America Group, with the Pamela Sabin Recognition Champion Award.

RPI Honors Ashlee Green with Pamela Sabin Recognition Champion Award

Posted on 8/20/2021
Recognition Professionals International honored Ashlee Green, CRP, Verizon, and RPI board director, with the Pamela Sabin Recognition Champion Award.

RPI Honors David Klein with Spotlight Award

Posted on 8/20/2021
Recognition Professionals International honored David Klein, Spirit Airlines, with the RPI Spotlight Award.

IMA Announces 2021 Excellence Award Winners

Posted on 8/11/2021
212F, Agência Digi, Motivforce, HMI Performance Incentives, Panera Bread, Bonago Incentive Marketing Group, Synchro Marketing and WorkStride were recognized for development of outstanding incentive and recognition programs that improve business perfo

IMA Honors Barb Hendrickson with Karen Renk Award

Posted on 8/11/2021
IMA Honors Barb Hendrickson with Karen Renk Award

IMA and Strategic Industry Groups Honor Four Outstanding Volunteers with Spirit Awards

Posted on 8/11/2021
Peter Cannon, Scott Robinson, Ted Moravec and Greg Trzaska were recognized for industry-leading work and contributions of time and talent.

Bill Hicks and Bob Jolley Honored with IMA Lifetime Achievement Awards

Posted on 8/11/2021
Bill Hicks and Bob Jolley Honored with IMA Lifetime Achievement Awards

Heather Abbott Receives 2021 IMA President’s Award

Posted on 8/11/2021
Congratulations to Heather Abbott for Receiving the 2021 IMA President’s Award!

Shortlist Announced for the IMA Summit Awards 2021

Posted on 7/20/2021
The judges have completed their analysis and scoring, we are delighted to confirm the shortlist for 2021.

Rosenstock Elected IMRA Board President

Posted on 5/7/2021
New officers and directors announced for 2021-2022 IMRA Board.