Industry News From Member Companies And Important Releases


The Industry News section is a collection of news postings which feature press releases from member companies and other important news releases in the incentive industry. 

Visit the IMA News section to see articles released by IMA as well as published articles featuring IMA members.

How to build a winning company culture in a hybrid world

Posted on 7/1/2022
Although “team culture” is a topic that gets a lot of airtime, especially over the last few years, with teams adapting to remote or hybrid working environments, it’s fair to say that it is something many organisations are still struggling with.

IMRA Launches Campaign to Spotlight Reps

Posted on 6/24/2022
IMRA has launched a new tag line and campaign to better tell the story of incentive representatives. To learn about the campaign and get an update on the state of the incentive representative business, RRN caught up with Tom Edgette, IMRA President,

The emergence of big spenders since 2020

Posted on 5/29/2022
In only two years, we have experienced so much change and with it we are seeing the emergence of big spenders in the B2B gift card sector across employee benefits, reward and recognition, customer loyalty and crypto markets.

Let’s talk loyalty. What’s the opportunity?

Posted on 5/24/2022
Alongside rewards, incentives and recognition - there’s another term that’s become a bit of a buzzword across the gift card industry this year: “loyalty.”

ShopWithScrip Rebrands as RaiseRight, Announces Lou Agnese as Chief Executive Officer

Posted on 5/10/2022
New Brand Better Reflects Company’s Superb Fundraising Experiences for Nonprofits and Community-Based Organizations. More than $800 Million Raised for 50,000 Organizations Nationwide.

B2B: What’s All the Fuss About?

Posted on 4/25/2022
Consumers in the US love gift cards and sales are strong, so what is all the fuss about B2B anyway?

Tillo Announces Sponsorship of IMA Summit Awards Cocktail Reception

Posted on 3/30/2022
Tillo is excited to announce sponsorship of the Cocktail Reception Bar for the Awards event during the IMA Summit.

Introducing Outdoor Incentives: Your Partner For Outdoor Industry Premium Incentives

Posted on 3/21/2022
Outdoor Incentives is a supplier of industry leading outdoor products for the premium incentive marketplace.

Jigsaw Business Solutions Announces Sponsorship of IMA Excellence Awards

Posted on 3/14/2022
Jigsaw Business Solutions is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the IMA Excellence Awards.

My Story of The Gift Club

Posted on 2/10/2022
Read the story of how The Gift Club was founded on the idea that great things can happen when we build communities with each other. Learn how to get involved today!

Outlook and Budgets for 2022 Incentive Programs on the Rise

Posted on 12/14/2021
A new Incentive Research Foundation study reveals gift, gift-card and event-gifting trends for North American and European programs.

Focus Report: Break Out the Lanyards

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

Incentive Gift Cards Get Even More Popular in a Touchless World

Posted on 9/13/2021
Gift card use in corporate America is having a moment. Actually, as the return to offices has been pushed back by most companies due to another spike in COVID cases, the gift cards moment will likely be extended indefinitely.

Experiences Will Always Motivate People to Excel

Posted on 9/13/2021
Polls show people want to travel again, but on their terms and timeline

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