News Releases & Articles

Dan Thurmon Slated to Kickoff Outstanding Education Program For IMA Summit

Posted on 5/31/2023
Dan Thurmon Slated to Kickoff Outstanding Education Program For Incentive Marketing Association’s IMA Summit

2023 IMA Summit Awards Judges Announced

Posted on 5/16/2023
Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) is honored to announce the judges for the 2023 IMA Summit Awards.

Karen Gray Elected RPI Board President

Posted on 2/7/2023
New officers and directors announced for 2023 RPI Board of Directors.

IMA CPIM Certification Highlights Importance of Program Design

Posted on 11/18/2022
Over 250 individuals have received an Incentive Professional (IP) designation and more than 50 have earned the Certified Professional of Incentive Management (CPIM) certification.

Fintan Connolly Elected IMA Board President

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

US Businesses Spend $176 Billion on Incentives, Recognition, Rewards, Incentive Travel & Gifting

Posted on 8/4/2022
A new Incentive Marketplace Estimate Research Study reveals that 84% of US businesses spend $176 billion annually on award points, gift cards, trips and travel, merchandise, and experiential rewards to reward sales staff, employees, channel partners

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 & 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.

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

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