How do recognition professionals address and succeed with RFPs? Join Rideau Recognition Solutions’ CEO Peter Hart and Amy Hurley, Program Director for The University of Ohio’s Wexner Medical Center in a frank discussion that offers advice on both sides of the RFP — recognition practitioner and recognition vendor. Discover the insights and best practices that allow each organization to best create, answer and execute an RFP.
Peter Hart, CRP, CEO, Rideau Recognition Solutions
Peter Hart, CRP, CEO, Rideau Recognition Solutions has been one of the driving forces in transforming Rideau into one of the world’s fastest growing R&R providers. He was recognized as an Ernst & Young 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist. He is the founder of the Recognition Council, a Strategic Industry Group within the IMA which helps provide recognition best practice guidance to the industry. In 2009, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Incentive Federation, the umbrella organization for the entire incentive and recognition industry. Peter is also an avid painter and recently co-wrote a book called “Peoples artistry at work”. You can see his artwork at http://www.peterwhart.com/. Peter is also an RPI Board Member.
Amy Hurley, CRP
Amy Hurley, CRP is the Program Director for Recognition Services at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. She has responsibility for providing recognition tools for the over 20,000 faculty and staff in a 24/7/365 large health system with over 65 locations. Amy recently led the organization through completing an RFP for a recognition platform and selecting a provider partner. Amy is a Licensed Social Worker and a Certified Recognition Professional. She is proud to sit on the Board of Directors for Recognition Professionals International and chair the Best Practices Committee. Amy is also an RPI Board Member.
Jason Thomson, CRP
Jason Thomson, CRP is the President and Thinker, Jigsaw + Creative Mercenary + Frame One. He is a copywriter, creative mind and idealist charged with imagining, developing and selling ideas for marketing communications/advertising agencies and category leaders in technology, finance, automotive and pharmaceuticals. Particular focuses include: event marketing, social media and reward and recognition. Some of his clients include: Cirque du Soleil, Disney, RBC Royal Bank, GlaxoSmithKline, Microsoft, United Way, IBM and Kraft. Jason is also an RPI Board member.
This event is free for RPI Members, $29 for RPI Practitioner Basic and Nonmembers.
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