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Here is news from throughout the world of rewards recognition, including research, company news, mergers and acquistitions, etc.

IRR 2022 Mid-Year Market Report Finds Industry Poised for Continued Growth Despite Recession Risk

Published: Jul 1, 2022

The labor shortage, high employee expectations and turnover, customer disloyalty, and the increasing focus on stakeholder management and human capital reporting are creating significant opportunities for the IRR (Incentive, Rewards, and Recognition) field. Given that the IRR field remains largely unknown outside of the trade, the big question is: who will be the beneficiaries of this next period of growth?... [ read more ]

Luggage—When it Rains, it Pours

Published: Jun 28, 2022

As one can imagine, the demand for luggage in the Incentive, Recognition, and Reward business has surged with the return of travel. The big challenge now? Supply and demand. ... [ read more ]

Case Study: Unicarrier Forklift Dealers Show CSR Can Elevate Incentive Travel

Published: Jun 20, 2022

How can incentive travel contribute to sustainability and require a more uplifting experience? Spend a little time giving back in a Corporate Social Responsibility Program, says Michele Todd, Manager, Marketing, for Mutsubishi Logisnext Americas, a manufacturer of multiple lines of material handling equipment and strategic logistics solutions. ... [ read more ]

IMA Summit 2022 Theme: Reaching New Heights

Published: Jun 19, 2022

IRR (Incentive, Recognition, and Rewards) industry members still have time to register for the Incentive Marketing Association 2022 annual meeting July 11-13, 2022 in Snowbird, UT. The conference is one of the largest gatherings of incentive and recognition professionals and provides numerous education sessions led by experts from all areas of incentive and recognition. ... [ read more ]

GGIWW Bridges Brands and Promotional Products

Published: Jun 13, 2022

While most master fulfillment companies in the IRR (Incentive, Rewards, and Recognition) business focus only on brands, Ree Wysong's GGIWW Luxury Brands provides a complete suite of brand solutions for the promotional products industry to support its growing family of distributor partners. ... [ read more ]

IMRA Launches Campaign to Spotlight Reps

Published: Jun 13, 2022

The Incentive Manufacturers & Representatives Association has launched to new tag line 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, and President of Hoffman & Edgette Awards Services, and Bill Martocci, IMA President, and President of Carlisle Marketing Inc.... [ read more ]

Brightspot Incentives Buys EventLink International

Published: Jun 8, 2022

In a continued sign of mergers and acquisition activity in the IRR (Incentive, Rewards, Recognition) space, Irving, TX-based Brightspot Incentives and Events has purchased Plano, TX-based EventLink International, a provider of corporate-event management.... [ read more ]

Guest Insight: Gifts Waste Money...Unless You Do it Right

Published: Jun 7, 2022

When comparing the Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, it's easy to see that employees overwhelmingly don't choose tangible rewards as the primary way they want to be shown appreciation. Only 6% of employees identify tangible gifts as their primary language of appreciation, according to extensive surveys conducted by our company. And they also choose tangible gifts as their least valued language almost 70% of the time. That doesn't mean your company should give up their use: just understand how best to use them. ... [ read more ]

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