IMA News & Press Releases 


Hollis Thornton Elected IGCC Board President

Posted on 8/18/2022
New officers and directors announced for 2022-2023 IGCC board.

Incentive Gift Card Council is Now Incentive Gift Card Coalition

Posted on 8/17/2022
New logo and new name better reflect collaborative, inclusive nature of IGCC for members and the industry.

Lincoln Smith Elected IESP Board President

Posted on 8/11/2022
New officers and directors announced for 2022-2023 IESP board.

Fintan Connolly Elected IMA Board President

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

RPI Announces 2022 Best Practice Standards® Awards Recipients

Posted on 7/18/2022
Achievement Awards Group, TD Bank Group, Cone Health and Vancouver Coastal Health were recognized for successfully implementing recognition programs that follow RPI Best Practice Standards.

RPI Honors JoAnn Grantham and Karen Gray with Spotlight Awards

Posted on 7/13/2022
RPI honored JoAnn Grantham, BA, SPHR, University of Michigan Medicine, and Karen Gray, CRP, PMP, O.C. Tanner, with the RPI Spotlight Award.

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.

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.

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

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.

IMA & Strategic Industry Groups Honor Five Outstanding Volunteers with Spirit Awards

Posted on 7/13/2022
Cindy Mielke, Gabriel Resendez, Lore Rincon, Lorraine Tillie and Tonda Ferguson were recognized for industry-leading work and contributions of time and talent.

RPI Honors Roy Saunderson with Harkins Education Award

Posted on 7/13/2022
RPI honored Roy Saunderson, CRP, chief learning officer, Engage2Excel, with the RPI Harkins Education Award.

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.