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. 

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The Genevieve Group, LLC Announcement: 2021 Has Arrived in Style!

Posted on 4/26/2021
New year! New brand partners! A new website and most importantly, a new teammate at the Genevieve Group!

How COVID Changed Rewards

Posted on 4/5/2021
As an incentives industry leader, Blackhawk continues to invest in research to continually learn how the impacts of the pandemic are changing market behavior, program design/development, and more. This article offers a timely and objective look at th

How the Pandemic Year Changed Employee Recognition

Posted on 4/1/2021
Like everything else in the pandemic year, workplace recognition and managing teams for improved performance have been disrupted. In a virtual world, it’s harder to gauge team members’ needs, celebrate successes and make employees feel valued.

Tango Card Announces RG Integrate to Help Customers More Easily Automate Reward Delivery

Posted on 3/3/2021
Tango Card's customers now benefit from the ability to automate reward delivery without the use of in-house developers.

One10 Launches Sales Agent Network to Assist the Events and Hospitality Industry during COVID-19

Posted on 2/17/2021
. One10 has invited members of hospitality companies, Destination and Event Management Companies and Convention and Visitors Bureaus to join its One10 Sales Agent Network.

Reward Preferences: Making a Lasting Impact on Incentive Program Participants

Posted on 1/29/2021
Simple ‘one size fits all’ approaches to reward and recognition may not achieve their full potential in motivating and engaging employees.

Gift Cards A Taxing Problem? Not Necessarily Says Tango Card CCO

Posted on 1/20/2021
There’s an old saying that goes, “no good deed goes unpunished.” And when it comes to rewarding employees with a holiday or other work anniversary reward, the last thing businesses need is to have their generosity become a tax headache.

Reward Preferences: Making a Lasting Impact on Incentive Program Participants

Posted on 11/12/2020
IRF Report: Simple ‘one size fits all’ approaches to reward and recognition may not achieve their full potential in motivating and engaging employees.

2021 Global Culture Report

Posted on 11/12/2020
O.C. Tanner's report looks at the impact that crises, technology, recognition, inclusion, leadership, and a new generation of workers will have on cultures.

Ready for the Green Light: Channel Partner Incentives Set to Adapt in the New Normal

Posted on 8/28/2020
People in the channel partner incentive program industry say they will be ready when their clients and prospective clients give them the green light.

Don’t Let Your Events Fall Victim To 'Zoom Doom'

Posted on 8/21/2020
Creative ways to transform a Zoom or Teams gathering into something that feels a little more, well, eventful.

Survey: The Future of Incentive Travel

Posted on 8/17/2020
While most programs have been postponed, planners are actively looking forward to 2021

Study: Personalization driving loyalty

Posted on 8/17/2020
Personalization continues to push brand loyalty, with 81% of shoppers saying they will share basic data if in return their digital experience is personalized.

How Gift Cards Can Engage Remote Workers

Posted on 8/14/2020
Follow these five research-based ideas to reward home-based teams.

Upcoming Xoxoday Webinars

Posted on 8/5/2020
IGCC company member Xoxoday has three upcoming webinars.