Merchandise/Gift Cards http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6612/more en 2014 Incentive Travel Survey http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/2014-incentive-travel-survey <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><div></div>With only slight improvements in budget and shorter lead times, companies are coming up with an array of awards and strategies to target top performers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/2014-incentive-travel-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Merchandise/Gift Cards Premium Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:27:00 +0000 40901 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 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 4 Tips for Creating the Perfect Holiday Basket http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/4-tips-creating-perfect-holiday-basket <div class="field-deck"> From the corporate gift experts at Harrods </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> <style type="text/css"> 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http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/holiday-season-think-outside-box <div class="field-byline"> These 15 choices offer new twists on traditional gifts&lt;p&gt;By Barbara Scofidio </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>These 15 choices offer new twists on traditional gifts</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/holiday-season-think-outside-box" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/holiday-season-think-outside-box#comments Merchandise/Gift Cards Mon, 09 Sep 2013 14:52:00 +0000 36331 at http://meetingsnet.com IMA Winner Bankwest Takes Superhero Approach to Recognition Program http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/ima-winner-bankwest-takes-superhero-approach-recognition-program <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The winner of the Incentive Marketing Association’s 2013 Circle of Excellence Award sings employees’ praises in a big way—superhero big. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/ima-winner-bankwest-takes-superhero-approach-recognition-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/ima-winner-bankwest-takes-superhero-approach-recognition-program#comments Incentive Planning/Management Merchandise/Gift Cards Corporate Meetings Mon, 26 Aug 2013 20:01:00 +0000 35781 at http://meetingsnet.com 2013 Incentive Merchandise & Gift Card Survey http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/2013-incentive-merchandise-gift-card-survey <div class="field-deck"> How do companies tailor qualifications and awards to different participants for maximum results? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New joint survey between MeetingsNet and the Incentive Research Foundation focuses on design strategies </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/2013-incentive-merchandise-gift-card-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/2013-incentive-merchandise-gift-card-survey#comments Merchandise/Gift Cards Resources and Reports Mon, 19 Aug 2013 18:27:00 +0000 35651 at http://meetingsnet.com How to Choose Awards Recipients Will Cherish http://meetingsnet.com/expert-advice/how-choose-awards-recipients-will-cherish <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>You've painstakingly planned the awards banquet—don't let the awards themselves be an afterthought.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/expert-advice/how-choose-awards-recipients-will-cherish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/expert-advice/how-choose-awards-recipients-will-cherish#comments Merchandise/Gift Cards Expert Advice News Premium Tue, 19 Mar 2013 22:18:00 +0000 32371 at http://meetingsnet.com Post Con: After Hours with Karen Renk, Executive Director of the Incentive Marketing Association http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/post-con-after-hours-karen-renk-executive-director-incentive-marketing-associa <div class="field-deck"> Get to know the executive director of the Incentive Marketing Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bet you didn't know she has an uncanny ability to read people's intentions—and she would love to live on the water one day (with a mountain view, of course)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/post-con-after-hours-karen-renk-executive-director-incentive-marketing-associa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/post-con-after-hours-karen-renk-executive-director-incentive-marketing-associa#comments Merchandise/Gift Cards News Premium Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:27:00 +0000 29801 at http://meetingsnet.com These Holiday Gifts Are Pure Eye Candy! http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/these-holiday-gifts-are-pure-eye-candy <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p> You want your holiday gift to clients and employees to be a standout, not just something they stuff in the back of their file cabinets. So we have combed the thousands of gifts out there to find 15 stylish&mdash;eye-popping&mdash;choices.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/these-holiday-gifts-are-pure-eye-candy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/merchandisegift-cards/these-holiday-gifts-are-pure-eye-candy#comments Merchandise/Gift Cards News Tue, 30 Oct 2012 18:47:00 +0000 29101 at http://meetingsnet.com