IMA News & Press Releases

Monday, October 2, 2017
IRF 2018 Outlook Study Reports Industry Optimism for Economy and it's Impact

WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) is pleased to announce the release of...

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Incentive's 16th Annual Industry Roundtable: Merchandise »
Popular products and how to incorporate merch with travel Incentive magazine article by Leo Jakobson | September 22...

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Safety Incentives: It's a Small World, After All »
OH&S Magazine article No ethical incentive provider would create a program to discourage reporting—tracking safe...

Saturday, September 9, 2017
Safety Incentives: Why One Size Does Not Fit All » 
OH&S Magazine article It's finding the right blend of motivators that makes the difference between a successful pro...

Friday, September 1, 2017
Incentive Marketing Association Announces New Board for 2017-2018 » 
MINNEAPOLIS – Sept. 1,  2017 – John Hornbogen, director, business development, RPG Card Services, is the 2017-2018 P...

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Chief Executive Magazine article » 
The Loyalty Factor How to use recognition and rewards as a talent strategy and competitive edge. Recognition starts...

Friday, August 18, 2017
First-Ever Rewards and Recognition Roundtable to be Held at TEAMS ’17 Conference in Orlando » 
The Incentive Marketing Association and Incentive Magazine Co-Sponsor a Discussion on the Use of Merchandise and Gift...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Growing Incentive Gift Card Market Provides Opportunities for Incentive and Payments Industries » 
MINNEAPOLIS – Aug. 15, 2017 – Results of a new research study show the majority of U.S. businesses are increasingly using...

Friday, August 11, 2017
Behavioral Economics »
By Michelle Smith, IMA past president and IESP Board Member Brain Power Getting Inside Their Heads Is Key To Dr...

Friday, July 28, 2017
2017 IMA Circle of Excellence Winners » 
2017 IMA Circle of Excellence Winners  Incentive Experts Help Businesses Increase Engagement, Loyalty...

Friday, July 28, 2017
Pete Mitchell Receives 2017 IMA President’s Award » 
MINNEAPOLIS – July 28 2017 – Long-time Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) and Incentive Manufacturers Representatives...

Industry News & Press Releases

Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Looming Middle Management Crisis » 
BY Michelle Smith, CPIM, CRP Miscast and disengaged employees are a problem wherever they’re found in an organization,...

Friday, September 15, 2017
Pulse Masters the Packaging of Experiences » 
Rewards Recognition Network Article Pulse Experiential Travel’s Marc Matthews leveraged over three decades of events...

Monday, September 11, 2017 
How to Help Those Affected by Hurricanes Harvey & Irma » 
The IMA membership extends to many locations, including the areas in Texas and Florida which are being affected by Hurrica...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Blackhawk Network Acquires CashStar for $175 million; Establishes a Leadership Position » 
Blackhawk Network Acquires CashStar for $175 million; Establishes a Leadership Position in First-Party Digital Gift Card M...

Monday, August 28, 2017   
Ten Things Top Performing Companies Do Differently » 
BY INCENTIVE RESEARCH FOUNDATION • AUGUST 21, 2017 A White Paper on the IRF Incentive Benchmarking Survey In to...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Top Brands Adds Red Rock Outdoor Gear » 
Oshkosh, WI – Top Brands, Inc., a national marketing company and supplier of name-brand merchandise and awards for corpora...

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Next Level Performance Gives Back to the Community with HOPE Week » 
Next Level Performance Gives Back to the Community with HOPE Week, Inspired by the New York Yankees Next Level Perf...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top Brands Announces The Vera Bradley Experience » 
Oshkosh, WI – Top Brands, Inc., a national marketing company and supplier of name-brand merchandise and awards for corpora...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 
GC Incentives Removes up to 40 Percent of Overhead Costs for Incentive, Recognition Programs » 
GC Incentives Removes up to 40 Percent of Overhead Costs for Incentive, Recognition Programs by Leveraging DigitalGC Incen...

Thursday, July 27, 2017   
National Gift Card Implements First Gift Card Sequencer Machine of Its Kind in the World » 
NGC Enhances Gift Card Fulfillment Automation Systems for the B2B Loyalty, Rewards, and Incentive Market with Technology I...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 
CPS Cards Launches ConceaLabel™ to Help Retailers Combat Gift Card Fraud » 
Leading-edge label solution helps merchants grow gift card revenue despite recent rise in fraud Allentown, PA – July...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 
GC Incentives helps save lives as American Red Cross sponsor » 
OMAHA – July 13, 2017 - In an effort to help increase blood donations, GC Incentives ( www.gcincentives.com ) partnered wi...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017   
National Gift Card Adds Google Play Gift Card Connection » 
Collaboration Offers New B2B Gift Card Service CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., July 11, 2017 – National Gift Card Corp. (NGC), a...

Friday, July 7, 2017 
GC Incentives Brings Connections, Experience to ASI Chicago Show July 11-13 » 

Thursday, July 6, 2017
UK Branded Cash Solution is the Gloabal Reward of Choice » 
A new exciting development is about to hit the United Kingdom and European incentive scheme market with the launch of Uwin...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Survey: Employee Recognition Widespread » 
June 2017 More than 50 percent of employers view their employee recognition programs as an investment in their workforc...