Incentive Planning/Management http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Gamification Makes March Madness Last All Year http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gamification-makes-march-madness-last-all-year <div class="field-byline"> By Tony Ventrice, Behavior Lab Co-Founder, Senior Game Systems Designer, Badgeville </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This year’s <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/ultimate-guide-golf-event-management" title="The Ultimate Guide to Golf Event Management" target="_blank">tournament</a></span> wrapped up April 7, and with it went the competitive excitement of office pools, enjoyed even by non–sports fans. Gamification can let you create March Madness–style events that keep the buzz going—and the productivity up—all year round.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gamification-makes-march-madness-last-all-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gamification-makes-march-madness-last-all-year#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:26:00 +0000 40941 at http://meetingsnet.com What is a Certified Engagement Practitioner? http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/what-certified-engagement-practitioner <div class="field-deck"> Susan Adams, director of engagement at Dittman Incentive Marketing, on why she became certified in the practice of engagement </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Susan Adams, director of engagement at Dittman Incentive Marketing, on why she got certified in the practice of engagement</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/what-certified-engagement-practitioner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/what-certified-engagement-practitioner#comments Incentive Planning/Management Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:08:00 +0000 40381 at http://meetingsnet.com From Talent Wars to Big Data: 5 Trends Affecting Incentives http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/talent-wars-big-data-5-trends-affecting-incentives <div class="field-deck"> These major shifts are having an impact on corporate incentives, according to the Incentive Research Foundation </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>These five business trends are affecting the use—as well as the delivery—of incentives.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/talent-wars-big-data-5-trends-affecting-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/talent-wars-big-data-5-trends-affecting-incentives#comments Incentive Planning/Management Merchandise/Gift Cards Motivational Travel Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:42:00 +0000 40081 at http://meetingsnet.com 'Tis the Season to Tweet Happy Holidays http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/tis-season-tweet-happy-holidays <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Holiday fun from the MeetingsNet team! </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/tis-season-tweet-happy-holidays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/tis-season-tweet-happy-holidays#comments Incentive Planning/Management News Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:48:00 +0000 39101 at http://meetingsnet.com Photos Highlights from Site Global's Annual Conference http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/photos-highlights-site-globals-annual-conference <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Site held its annual global conference in Orlando December 7-10, celebrating its 40th anniversary. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/photos-highlights-site-globals-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/photos-highlights-site-globals-annual-conference#comments Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel Sat, 14 Dec 2013 21:48:00 +0000 39091 at http://meetingsnet.com Business Travelers: Think You're Taxed Out? There's More Coming http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/business-travelers-think-youre-taxed-out-theres-more-coming <div class="field-deck"> Huge burden in lodging, rental car, meal taxes in 2013 might be followed by higher taxes on air travel in 2014 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>2013 saw a huge travel tax burden in some cities, and now a new security tax increase is poised to hit airline travelers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/business-travelers-think-youre-taxed-out-theres-more-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/business-travelers-think-youre-taxed-out-theres-more-coming#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Trade Shows Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:15:00 +0000 39061 at http://meetingsnet.com Site’s 40th Anniversary Global Conference Draws 400 to Orlando http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-s-40th-anniversary-global-conference-draws-400-orlando <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Site kicked off its 40th anniversary celebration at its annual Site Global Conference on December 7 with an enthusiastic delegate base of more than 400 people from 49 countries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-s-40th-anniversary-global-conference-draws-400-orlando" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-s-40th-anniversary-global-conference-draws-400-orlando#comments Incentive Planning/Management Mon, 09 Dec 2013 21:48:00 +0000 39041 at http://meetingsnet.com <p><span>Site&#39;s new chief staff executive Kevin Hinton</span></p> Site Puts New Emphasis on Certification, Certificates, and Educating Young Professionals http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-puts-new-emphasis-certification-certificates-and-educating-young-p <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Site (formerly Society of Incentive & Travel Executives) celebrates its 40th anniversary at the Site Global Conference December 7–10 in Orlando at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-puts-new-emphasis-certification-certificates-and-educating-young-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-puts-new-emphasis-certification-certificates-and-educating-young-p#comments Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:13:00 +0000 38501 at http://meetingsnet.com Site Global—40 Years Young—Celebrates at Annual Conference in Orlando http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-global-40-years-young-celebrates-annual-conference-orlando <div class="field-deck"> Thought leaders, two new certificate programs, and exclusive networking on deck </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The capstone of the 40th anniversary celebration of Site (Society of Incentive Travel Executives), takes place at the Site Global Conference, December 7-10 in Orlando at Loews Universal World Resort. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-global-40-years-young-celebrates-annual-conference-orlando" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/site-global-40-years-young-celebrates-annual-conference-orlando#comments Incentive Planning/Management Motivational Travel Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:52:00 +0000 38061 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> The opening reception takes place at Universal&#39;s Islands of Adventure Theme Park, featuring The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.</p> 5 Takeaways From the 2013 Incentive Federation Survey http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/5-takeaways-2013-incentive-federation-survey <div class="field-deck"> Even in economically challenged times, companies continue to use non-cash incentive awards—both travel and merchandise/gift cards—for sales and non-sales employees </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new survey by the Incentive Federation, an umbrella group of incentive organizations, proves that this industry—much like the meetings industry—is a silent, but significant, contributor to the U.S. economy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/5-takeaways-2013-incentive-federation-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/5-takeaways-2013-incentive-federation-survey#comments Incentive Planning/Management Merchandise/Gift Cards Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:01:00 +0000 37722 at http://meetingsnet.com