The IRF in the News

The following news features and articles on the The Incentive Research Foundation have recently been published in various industry and business publications.

March 2017 - IRF Research: Incentive Industry Shows Optimism - Incentive Mag

February 2017 - What Are the Top Trends for Incentive Rewards, Recognition & Travel in 2017? - Premium Incentive Products

February 2017 - IRF Study Reveals Moderate Optimism for Economy's Effect on Industry, Increased Budgets for Incentives - Meetings & Conventions

February 2017 - 4 Factors that Will Be Transforming Group Travel this Year - Meetings Net

February 2017 - New and Meaningful: A Punjammies Pajama Bar - Prevue

February 2017 - Distributors: Ask These 5 Questions To Optimize Your Incentive Travel Program - Industrial Distribution

February 2017 - Trump Calls for 180 Day Delay of Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule - Meetings and Conventions Magazine

January 2017 - Incentive Travel Trends - Insurance and Financial Meetings Managemen

January 2017 - What's Changing and What's Not in Incentives Today - MeetingsNet

January 2017 - Top 10 Trends for Incentive Travel, Reward and Recognition Programs - Corporate and Incentive Travel Magazine

November 2016 - Thinking Big and Bold - Joy Works Marketing

November 2016 - Rethinking and Advancing the Hotelier-Planner Relationship - Benzinga

November 2016 - Premium Incentive Products - Responsible Business

August 2016 - Meetings and Conventions - Incentives: 3 Trends to Watch

July 2016 - Smart Meetings - Research Confirms Incentive Market on the Rise

July 2016 - Training Magazine - Top Motivation Trends for 2016

July 2016 - HR.com - New Survey Looks at How U.K. Firms Use Incentive Rewards

July 2016 - Exhibitor - New IRF Survey Looks at How U.K. Firms Use Incentive Rewards

July 2016 - Engage Employee - Four in Five Organisations Offer Non-financial Rewards and Recognition to Staff

July 2016 - eReward - Majority of UK Companies Offer Non-cash Reward and Recognition to Employees​ 

July 2016 - The Meeting Magazines - How UK Firms Use Incentive Rewards

July 2016 - Rewards + Recognition Network - New Survey Looks at How UK Firms Use Incentive Rewards

July 2016 - Incentive and Motivation - New Survey Looks at How UK Firms Use Incentive Rewards

July 2016 - Conference News - 81% of UK Companies Use Non-Cash Incentives for Staff, Claims New Report

July 2016 - Incentive Magazine - The Incentive Research Foundation Breaks Boundaries

July 2016 - Rewards & Recognition Network - IRF Update: Melissa Van Dyke Charts Future Industry Research

June 2016 - Occupational Health & Safety Magazine - Strategic Planning in Hard Times: Why Safety Incentive Programs are Budget Trimming Tools

June 2016 - Occupational Health & Safety Magazine - Keys to Employee Engagement

June 2016 - Prevue Magazine - On Site at the Annual IRF Invitational

May 2016 - Counselor Magazine - Top Motivational Trends

May 2016 - Incentive Magazine - 5 Trends Changing Incentive Travel

May 2016 - SHRM - Employee Recognition Should Consider Personal, Generational Preferences

April 2016 - Staffing Insider - Developing a Better Business Model for Destination Management Companies

April 2016 - Incentive Magazine - New Name Highlights IRF's Education Offerings

April 2016 - Incentive Magazine - Islands of Excitement in the Caribbean

April 2016 - The Meeting Magazines - Multigenerational Meetings

April 2016 - Successful Meetings Magazine - Study Identifies Pros and Cons of Destination Management Companies 

March 2016 - Successful Meetings Magazine - IRF Study: How DMCs Can Improve Relationships with Meeting Planners

March 2016 - Meetings and Incentive Travel - IRF Study Looks at DMC-Planner Relationship

March 2016 - The Meeting Magazine - IRF Study Explores DMC-Meeting Planner Relationship

March 2016 - The Exhibitor Online - New IRF Study Provides Insights in Strengthening the Relationship Between DMCs and U.S. Meeting Planners

March 2016 - Meet Pie - Destination management companies should keep local flavour, foundation warns

March 2016 - Incentive Magazine - IRF Study: How DMCs Can Improve Relations with Planners

March 2016 - Incentive Magazine - Luxury on the Rise in Gift Card, Merchandise Programs, IRF Reports

February 2016- Premium Incentive Products- IRF Spotlights Motivation Trends

February 2016- Meetings & Incentive Travel- IRF Report Reveals Top Motivation Trends

February 2016- Promotional Products Business- IRF Survey Finds Employees Want Unique, Individualized Motivation Programs

February 2016- Exhibitor Magazine- New IRF Report Spotlights Top Motivation Trends for 2016

January 2016- Meetings & Conventions- Incentive Research Foundation Reveals Top 10 Incentive Trends for 2016

December 2015- TravelMarket- Incentive Industry Back on Track, But Challenges Remain

October 2015- Incentive Magazine - The Top Incentive Travel- Trends & Destinations of 2015

October 2015- Just Works - 3 Employee Incentives That Actually Improve Workplace Performance

August 2015 - Incentive Magazine - How to Incentivize a Multigenerational Workforce

June 2015 - The Meetings Magazine - 2015 IRF Invitational 

June 2015 - International Meetings Review - 7 Trends to Watch 

June 2015 - Smallcap Network - 2015 IRF Invitational 

June 2015 - HR.com - 2015 IRF Invitational 

June 2015 - MeetingsNet - 7 Trends to Watch

June 2015 - Advertising Specialty Institute - Merchandise and Gift Cards 

June 2015 - MeetingsNet - IRF Invitational 

June 2015 - Prevue Magazine - IRF Invitational 

June 2015 - ITCM - HGA announces IRF Education at Annual HGA Global Forum

June 2015 - Dittman Incentive Marketing - Transformation in the Workplace

June 2015 - The Miami Herald - Annual Incentive Invitational 

June 2015 - MICE BTN - HGA’s 2015 Boston meet to hear ‘changing roles’ research

June 2015 - Premium Incentive Products - Merchandise and Gift Cards

May 2015 - The Wise Marketer - Gift Cards build stronger employee loyalty 

April 2015 - HR.com - 10 Trends In Incentive Merchandise and Gift Cards

April 2015 - MeetingsNet - Today's Incentive Challenges 

April 2015 - The Exhibitor - 10 Trends In Incentive Merchandise and Gift Cards

April 2015 - International Meetings Review - Today's Incentive Challenges 

April 2015 - BayStreet - 10 Trends In Incentive Merchandise and Gift Cards

April 2015 - MeetingsNet - Incentive Challenges 

April 2015 - Prevue Magazine - Incentive Budgets 

March 2015 - Baystreet - Vision 2020

March 2015 - CBS 46 - Vision 2020

March 2015 - Press Advantage - Vision 2020

March 2015 - WFMJ - Vision 2020

March 2015 - IT Business Net - Vision 2020

March 2015 - 4-traders - Vision 2020

March 2015 - KTEN - Vision 2020

March 2015 - Fox 8 - Vision 2020

March 2015 - Pip Mag - Vision 2020

March 2015 - Video Based Tutorials - Vision 2020

March 2015 - The Exhibitor - Vision 2020

March 2015 - The Meetings Magazine - Vision 2020

March 2015 - Fox 29 - Vision 2020

March 2015 - Fox Wilmington - Vision 2020

March 2015 - 12 News - Vision 2020

March 2015 - KATV - Vision 2020

March 2015 - Access Wire - Vision 2020

March 2015 - WSAV 3 - Vision 2020 

March 2015 - KLTV - Vision 2020

March 2015 - Eteligis - Vision 2020

March 2015 - News West 9 - Vision 2020

March 2015 - NBC - Vision 2020

March 2015 - Fox 14 TV - Vision 2020

March 2015 - CBS News 8 - Vision 2020

March 2015 - Yahoo Finance - Vision 2020

Feburary 2015 - HR.com - Vision 2020

Feburary 2015 - Midwest Meetings - Vision 2020

Feburary 2015 - Global Traveler - 2014 IRF Trends

Feburary 2015 - Premium Incentive Products - Vision 2020

Feburary 2015 - Corporate & Incentive Travel - Vision 2020

Feburary 2015 - Promotional Products - IRF Announces New Board Members

Feburary 2015 - Baystreet.ca - IRF Unveils Vision2020

Feburary 2015 - Meetings & Conventions - IRF Announces New Goals

Feburary 2015 - PPAI Publications - IRF Announces New Board Members

Feburary 2015 - Incentive Magazine - IRF Unveils Vision202

Feburary 2015 - The Wise Marketer - Trends in Enterprise Incentives from 2015

Feburary 2015 - Meetings & Conventions - Incentives: A Rewarding Year Ahead 

January 2015 - ITCM - Events industry can benefit from falling oil and gas prices

January 2015 - Midwest Meetings - 2015 Incentive Invitational

January 2015 - Globalbank.com - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - BPTrade - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Alerus Retirement Solutions - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Great American Advisors - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - CablingInstall - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - KUTV 2News Utah - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Intelligent Value - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Investtalk - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Oak Ridger - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Fat Pitch Financials - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Stock Briefings - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Alliance Review - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - WallStreetSelect - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Dental Economics - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - ElectroIQ - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - OptoIQ - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Deming Headlight - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Record Publishing Company - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Worth Magazine - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The San Luis Obispo Tribune - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - HPC Wire - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Crescent-News - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Ashland Times Gazette - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Maxim Group - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Stocknod - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - KARN News Radio 102.9 FM / 920 AM Little Rock, Arkansas - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Ruidoso News - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - SiliconValley.com - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Daily Jeffersonian - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - MoneyShow.com - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Carlsbad Current-Argus - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - myMotherLode.com California Gold Country - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Beyond The Dow - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Network Journal - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - InvestorPlace - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Farmington Daily Times - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Value Investing News - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - DailyBulletin.com - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Rockford Register Star - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Columbus Ledger Enquirer - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - FayObserver - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Renewable Energy World - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Market Intelligence Center - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Hydro Review - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - HeraldNet Everette, Washington -  10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The State Journal - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 -740 KVOR - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Cincinnati Enquirer - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Macon Telegraph - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Power-Gen Worldwide - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Las Cruces Sun-News - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Securities Technology Monitor - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Island Packet - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Santa Cruz Sentinel - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Bradenton Herald - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Belleville News Democrat - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - San Bernardino County Sun - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Digital Media Wire - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Redlands Daily Facts - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Idaho Statesman - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - San Gabriel Valley Tribune - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Buffalo News - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Sign On San Diego - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The State - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Centre Daily Times - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Whittier Daily News - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Bellingham Herald - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Biospace - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Inside Bay Area - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The News Tribune - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Anchorage Daily News - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Daily Record - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Pasadena Star-News - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Sun Herald - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Wichita Eagle - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - LA Daily News - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Lexington Herald-Leader - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Press-Telegram - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January  2015 - El Paso Times - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January  2015 - Press Enterprise - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January  2015 - The Sacramento Bee - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January  2015 - Minyanville - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Daily Breeze - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - NewsOK - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Olympian - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January  2015 - El Nuevo Herald - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Contra Costa Times - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - StreetInsider - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - WRAL - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January  2015 - The News & Observer - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Investing Daily - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Star Telegram - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January  2015 - Kansas City Star - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The Sun News - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - San Jose Mercury News - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - The MiamiHerald - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Daily Herald - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Star Tribune - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015 

January 2015 - International Buisness Times - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015 

January 2015 - The Boston Globe - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel 2015

January 2015 - Pittsburgh Post Gazette - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel in 2015

January 2015 - HR.com - Future of Incentive Travel

January 2015- Meetings + Incentive Travel - Incentive Travel Key Motivational Tool says IRF

January 2015 - IT Business News - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel in 2015 

December 2014 - Advertising Speciality Institute - Incentive Travel Budgets Increasing

December 2014 - The Meetings Magazines - The Future of Incentive Travel

December 2014 - Prevue -  Incentive Travel Spend to Grow in 2015

December 2014 - Incentive Magazine -  IRF Predicts Top 10 Travel Trends

December 2014 - Midwest Meetings - 10 Trends Paint a Picture of the Future of Incentive Travel

 December 2014 - PPAI Publications - IRF's Fall Pulse Survey Finds Positive Economy Outlook in Incentive Industry

December 2014 - Rewards and Recognition e-News - IRF Pulse Survey Confirms Sustained Recovery

November 2014 - Premium Incentive Products - Gamification Done Right

November 2014 - Human Capital Institute - HCIPodcast: Agile Incentives to Drive Engagement

November 2014 - Meeting Magazines - Meetings Industry Events Calendar

November 2014 - Midwest Meetings - IRF Announces Trump National Doral to Host 22nd Annual Incentive Invitational

October 2014 - Pip Mag - IRF 'Pusle' Survey Confirms Sustained Recovery and Upward Trend in Incentive Industry

October 2014 - Smart Meetings - New Study Predicts Upward Trend for Incentive Travel

Ocotber 2014 - Bay Street - IRF 'Pusle' Survey Confirms Sustained Recovery and Upward Trend in Incentive Industry

October 2014 - Small Cap Network - IRF 'Pusle' Survey Confirms Sustained Recovery and Upward Trend in Incentive Industry

October 2014 - Customer Excellence - IRF Announces 10 Guidelines for Successful Gamification Efforts

October 2014 - Successful Meetings - Incentive Travel Trends: Growing Budgets Lead to Stricter Focus on ROI

September 2014 - Gamification Co - 10 Guidelines for Successful Gamification Efforts

September 2014 - The Meeting Magazines - Getting Gamification Right: 10 Winning Tips

September 2014 - HR.com - IRF Announces 10 Guidelines for Successful Gamification Efforts

September 2014 - Incentive Mag - IRF Offers Tips to Design Better Gamification

September 2014 - Successful Meetings - The Top 10 Guidelines for Gamification Success

September 2014 - Smart Meetings - Top 10 Gamification Tips: It's the Icing Not the Cake

August 2014 - The Wise Marketer - Incentive Industry Makes Post-Recession Comeback

July 2014 - HR.com - Legal and Compliance Excellence Essentials (Pulse Survey)

July 2014 - Direct Selling News - Incentive Travel That Pays

July 2014 - PPAI Publications - IRF 2014 Incentive Industry Trends Study Reports A Positive Outlook

July 2014 - NxtBook.com - Secrets Puerto Los Cabos Hosts The Biggest Incentive Event Yet

July 2014 - Meetings Conventions - IRF: Half of Incentive Professionals Expect Travel Program Budgets to Grow

July 2014 - HR.com - IRF Announces New Pulse Survey Results

July 2014 - Meetings Canada - Key Indicators Show Incentives Industry Back on Solid Ground

July 2014 - Corporate & Incentive Travel - IRF Survey: Motivation Industry Back on Track

July 2014 - Incentive Mag - IRF Survey Finds Stabilizations in Travel Incentives

July 2014 - Turn Page - Study Reveals Key Factors for Motivation Programs

July 2014 - Exhibitor Online - IRF 'Pulse' Survey Reveals an Industry Back on Solid Ground

July 2014 - Broadway World - IRF 'Pulse' Survey Reveals an Industry Back on Solid Ground

July 2014 - International Meetings Review - Americas: How Incentives Can Solve Your People Problems

June 2014 - MeetingsNet - How Incentives Can Solve Your People Problems

June 2014 - Corporate & Incentive Travel - IRF Annual Incentive Invitational

June 2014 - MeetingsNet - Come on Let's Get Happy

June 2014 - MeetingsNet - Lots to be Happy About

June 2014 - MeetingsNet - Scenes from the IRF Invitational 2014

June 2014 - HR.com - 21st Annual IRF Incentive Invitational

June 2014 - International Meetings Review - Non-Cash Incentives Key to Motivating Sales

June 2014 - Selling Prepaid - IRF holds annual invitational in Cabo

June 2014 - The Green Sheet - IRF Annual Invitation in Cabo

May 2014 - Meetings Tech - Navigating the Digital Revolution

April 2014 - MeetingsNet - 15th Annual Las Vegas Corporate Invitational

April 2014 - MeetingsNet - On Site at MeetingsNet's 15th Annual Corporate Invitational

April 2014 - 4Hoteliers - The New Experience of Incentive Travel

March 2014 - MeetingsNet - 5 Tips for Making Wellness Work

March 2014 - The Wise Marketer - Top Employee Motivation Trends for 2014

March 2014 - I Want Pop - PRG Executive Jim Kelley Receives Industry Honors

February 2014 - HR.com - New IRF Report Highlights Motivation Trends in 2014

February 2014 - MeetingsNet - From Talent Wars to Big Data: 5 Trends Affecting Incentives

February 2014 - Newsday - Hauppauge company seeks to motivate employees

February 2014 - HR.com - 2014 Trends in Incentives and Recognition

February 2014 - Engagement Strategies - IRF Report Highlights Top Motivation Trends

February 2014 - Incentive Magazine - IRF Outlines Top Motivation Trends in 2014

February 2014- Premium Incentive Products - IRF Highlights 2014 Motivation Trends

February 2014- Corporate & Incentive Travel - Top Motivation Trends 2014

February 2014- Small Cap Magazine - New IRF Report Highlights Top Motivation Trends in 2014

February 2014- M&C Magazine - M&C IRF 2014 Travel Trends

February 2014 - JNR Blog - The 8 Steps to an Effective Employee Incentive Program

February 2014 - Conference & Incentive Travel - In Numbers: Incentive Travel Trends 2014

January 2014 - Incentive Magazine - IRF Names 2014 Board of Trustees

January 2014 - NBC News - American Airlines Offers Bonuses for Besting Rivals

January 2014 - Sodexo - CAN WORKPLACE INCENTIVES AND RECOGNITION IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE?

January 2014 - Premium Incentive Products - Why Cash Still Isn’t King

January 2014 - HR.com - 21st Annual IRF Incentive Invitational Kicks Off in Los Cabos, Mexico on May 28, 2014

January 2014 - Conference and Incentive Travel - US incentive market stabilises

January 2014 - Meetings and Conventions - New Survey Finds Incentive Programs Have Stabilized

December 2013 - Smart Meetings - Social Study

December 2013 - Chief Marketer - Luxury Is Back: IRF Merchandise Incentive Trends Report

October 2013 - Incentive Magazine - Study Focuses on Integrating Meetings and Incentive Travel

October 2013 - Chief Marketer - 5 Trends in Merchandise Incentives

October 2013 - Pacific Business News - Why companies that reward employees with trips to Hawaii don’t want others to know

October 2013 - MeetingsNet - Pair of Studies: Wi-Fi Critical for Business Travel and Events

October 2013 - HR.Com - IRF Study Finds Technology Key to Meetings Success

October 2013 - Corporat & Incentive Travel - IRF Study: Incentive Programs Reveal an Organization’s True Values

October 2013 - MeetingsNet - 5 Takeaways From the 2013 Incentive Federation Survey

October 2013 - International Meetings Review - Americas: Wi-Fi Critical for Business Travel and Events

October 2013 - Corporate & Incentive Travel - Incentive Travel: What Makes or Breaks a Successful Program By Melissa Van Dyke

October 2013 - Smart Meetings - Incentive Travel Heats Up Again

October 2013 - Premium Incentive Products - Merchandising Trends

October 2013 - The Wise Marketer - Incentive professionals more optimistic now

October 2013 - HR.COM - IRF Announces Webcast Series

October 2013 - Incentive Travel & Corporate Meetings - IRF’s 2013 survey results support presence of Europe and Asia at the show

October 2013 - Successful Meetings - Majority of Incentive Programs Do Not Include Meetings

October 2013 - HotelMarketing.com - Annual incentive travel trends survey says Hold Steady

October 2013 - Travel Daily News - Pacific World showcase portfolio of destinations at IMEX U.S.

October 2013 - Successful Meetings - Half of Incentive Trips Lack Meeting Component, Survey Finds

October 2013 - International Meeting Review - WiFi Critical for Business Travel and Events

October 2013 - Incentive Magazine - 12 Annual Incentive Roundtable

September 2013 - MeetingsNet - Wifi Critical for Business Travel and Events

September 2013 - Successful Meetings - Study: Venue Technology Can Make, Break Events

September 2013 - Corporate & Incentives Travel - Planners: Technology Must-Haves for Meetings Success

September 2013 - Incentive Magazine - Tech Crucial at Events

September 2013 - Midwest MeetingsStudy Finds That Technology Infrastructure at a Venue Can Determine the Success or Failure of an Event

September 2013 - Billings BusinessTravel and Leisure: Know your audience when planning business meetings

August 2013 - Pizza Today - The Long Haul - What Role Do Incentives Play in Encouraging Workers to Stay On Board?

July 2013 - Prevue - IRF Unveils New Research in Cancun

July 2013 - Loyalty 360 - It's In the Cards

July 2013 - Sales and Marketing Management - Gift Cards Gone Wild

June 2013 - Wise Marketer - 2013 IRF Spring Pulse Survey

June 2013 - Prevue Magazine - Hard Rock Cancun Hosts Annual IRF Incentive Invitational 

June 2013 - Successful Meetings - Improved Economy Equals More Incentives

June 2013 - Premium Incentive Products - Best In Class Firms Prefer Non Cash Awards

June 2013 - Incentive Magazine - Incentive Planner's Confidence Grows

June 2013 - The Green Sheet - IRF Survey Finds Growing Optimism

June 2013 - HR.COM - IRF Spring 2013 Pulse Survey Finds Increased Optimism, Innovation Among Incentive Professionals 

May 2013 - Human Resources Hong Kong - A Roadmap to Fun Incentive Trips by Rodger Stotz

May 2013 - Corporate Meetings and Incentives - How Connected Is Too Connected

May 2013 - Corporate Meetings & Incentives - IRF Annual Incentive Invitational Celebrates 20 years

May 2013 - Premium Incentive Products - IRF Survey Finds Growing Optimism

May 2013 - Advertising Specialty Institute - Incentive Market Optimism Rises

May 2013 - Corporate and Incentive Travel - New Face of Incentive Travel

May 2013- MeetingsNet - As the IRF Evolves So Does Its Research

May 2013 -  Meetings and Conventions - IRF Amps Up Education Focus

April 2013 - Time Magazine - Hoping for a Raise?  How About a Gift Card Instead?

April 2013 - NEWS.com.au - Gift cards replace cash bonuses and pay rises for employees

April 2013 - The Green Sheet - IRF to crowdsource incentive experts

April 2013 - NBCnews.om - Work perks disappear as hours expand

April 2013 - American Express Website - How to Communicate Policy Changes with Staff, Getting Employees on Board

March 2013- Meetings Net - Non Cash Incentives: The Best and the Rest

March 2013- Advertising Specialty Institute - Incentives Drive Top Sales Performers

March 2013 - Market Watch - Best In Class Firms Prefer Non Cash Rewards to Drive Sales Performance

March 2013 - Incentive - Best in Class Companies Prefer Non Cash Motivators

March 2013 - Prevue - InFocus Interview with Melissa Van Dyke

March 2013- Incentive - 2013 IRF Board Members Announced

March 2013 - The Green Sheet - IRF Study Shows Firms Prefer Non Cash Incentives

February 2013 - Hotelmarketing.com - Annual Incentive Travel Trends Survey

February 2013 - BizBash - 5 Trends Driving Incentive Meetings Now

February 2013 -  Compensation & Benefits Review - Changing the Compensation Conversation and the Growing Utility of Noncash Rewards and Recognition

February 2013 - Occupational Health and Safety - Wellness Winning the Day

February 2013 - Premium Incentive Products - Smoother Sailing Ahead 

February 2013 - Counselor - Gift Card Remain A Top Incentive Item

February 2013- HR.com - More than Half of US Firms Use Gift Cards as Rewards

February 2013-Premium Incentive Prodcuts - Digital Real-Time Top Trends in Gift Cards

February 2013-Gift Card Partners Blog-B2B Gift Card Incentives Defined

January 2013-PIP Magazine-IRF Announces New Trustees

January 2013- Loyalty360 - More than Half of US Firms Use Gift Cards as Rewards

January 2013 - Chief Marketer/PROMO - Businesses Spend $22.7 Billion on Gift Cards

January 2013 - About.com How to Maximize Incentive Travel Programs

November 2012 - Selling Prepaid E-Magazine - Gamification

November 2012 - M&C Magazine - IRF's Channel Incentive Travel Study

November/December 2012 - Premium Incentive Products Magazine - "Using Incentives to Promote Good Health"

November/December 2012 - Premium Incentive Products Magazine - IRF Channel Incentive Travel Study

November 2012 - PPAI Publications - IRF Fall 2012 Pulse Survey

November/December 2012 - Incentive Magazine -  $22.7B Spent on Gift Cards

November/December 2012 - Incentive Magazine -  Mobile Gift Cards

November/December 2012 - Incentive Magazine -  Incentive Trips Add Value

November 2012 - Reuters.com -  IRF Fall 2012 Pulse Survey Provides Current Snapshot of a Typical Incentive Program

November 2012 - Yahoo! Finance - IRF Fall 2012 Pulse Survey Provides Current Snapshot of a Typical Incentive Program

November 2012 - HR.com - IRF Fall 2012 Pulse Survey Provides Current Snapshot of a Typical Incentive Program

November 2012 - Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine - IRF Survey:  Gaming Gaining in Popularity Among Incentive Users

November 2012 - Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine - IRF Study:  IRF Examines Incentive Travel's Impact

October 2012 - Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine - Game On:  Transform Your Meetings Through Gamification

July 2012 - American Management Association - Transforming Your Business--The New Science of Rewards & Recogntion

July/August 2012 - Insurance & Financial Meetings Management - Travel Awards: Extend the Opportunity to All the People

July/August 2012 - Insurance & Financial Meetings Management - New IRF Pulse Survey Shows Recovery, Stability of Incentive Industry

July 2012 - Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine - IRF Invitational Snapshot

July 2012 - Premium Incentive Products - Recipients Prefer Gift Cards to Cash

July 2012 - Training Magazine - Incentive Is in the Cards

July 2012 - Prevue Magazine - Planner Liz Sutton Discusses First Visit to IRF’s Incentive Invitational Event

July 2012 - PPAI Publications - Incentive Research Foundation’s Spring 2012 Pulse Survey Finds Positive Attitudes Among Respondents

July 2012 - Rewards & Recognition e-News - IRF Pulse Survey Shows Recovery, Stability of Incentive Industry

July 2012 - Meeting Focus - Incentive Planning: Incentive Research Foundation Tips

July 2012 - Smart Meetings - Regulations and rewards in the financial and insurance industries

July 2012 - HR.com - New IRF Spring 2012 Pulse Survey Shows Recovery, Stability of Incentive Industry

July 2012 - Corporate Meetings and Incentives - IRF Spring 2012 Pulse Survey: Incentives Are Way Back

July 2012 - Corporate and Incentive Magazine - New IRF Pulse Survey Shows Recovery, Stability of Incentive Industry

July 2012 - Prevue Magazine - The Incentive Research Foundation Rolls Into San Antonio

July 2012 - Incentive Magazine - IRF Spring 2012 Pulse Survey: Slow and Steady Recovery

June 2012 - Reuters.com - New IRF Spring 2012 Pulse Survey Shows Recovery, Stability of Incentive Industry

June 2012 - MarketWatch.com - New IRF Spring 2012 Pulse Survey Shows Recovery, Stability of Incentive Industry

June 2012 - Yahoo! Finance - New IRF Spring 2012 Pulse Survey Shows Recovery, Stability of Incentive Industry

June 2012 - MSNBC.com - New IRF Spring 2012 Pulse Survey Shows Recovery, Stability of Incentive Industry

June 2012 - Meetings Focus - Incentive Planning: Incentive Research Foundation Tips

June 2012 - MeetingsNet - Annual IRF Invitational Focuses on Research and CSR—Oh, and Golf

June 2012 - Smart Meetings - Incentives: Whatever Works

June 2012 - Padraicino Blog - The Ubiquity of Kenny G (and great education at The IRF Invitational)

June 2012- Business Management Daily - Giving gift cards as a benefit: 9 key do’s and don’ts

May 2012 - HR.com - Research Shows Recipients Prefer the Control and Personalization Gift Cards Provide vs. Cash

May 2012 - Wolters Kluwer Law and Business - Mobile apps, wellness incentives, gift cards head the list of 2012 incentive trends, says IRF

May 2012 - PPAI Publications - Gift Cards Win Out Over Cash In IRF Study

May 2012 - Incentive Magazine - IRF Study: Recipients Greatly Prefer Gift Cards to Cash

May 2012 - Yahoo! Finance - IGCC and IRF Research Shows Recipients Prefer the Control and Personalization Gift Cards Provide vs. Cash

May 2012 - MarketWatch.com - IGCC and IRF Research Shows Recipients Prefer the Control and Personalization Gift Cards Provide vs. Cash

May 2012 - Reuters.com - IGCC and IRF Research Shows Recipients Prefer the Control and Personalization Gift Cards Provide vs. Cash

May 2012 - MSNBC.com - IGCC and IRF Research Shows Recipients Prefer the Control and Personalization Gift Cards Provide vs. Cash

April 2012 - Selling Prepaid - Reward Programs Lift Profits Over Threefold

April 2012 - Incentive Magazine - The Continuing Case for Non-Cash Rewards

April 2012 - The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism - HealthCare Consumerism Outlook 2012

April 2012 - Meetings and Conventions - Noncash Incentive Programs Boost Bottom Line

April 2012 - About.com - Changing Workplaces

April 2012 - Human Resource Executive Online - The Value of Incentives

April 2012 - Premium Incentive Products - IRF Names Incentive Trends for 2012

April 2012- Sales and Marketing Management - Money Isn't Everything

April 2012 - Incentive Magazine - IRF: Companies Using Rewards Post Higher Revenue Growth

April 2012- Loyalty Today - The Incentive Research Foundation Announces Top Trends for 2012

April 2012 - Insurance and Financial Meetings Management - 2012 IRF Incentive Invitational Announces Education Program

April 2012 - Insurance and Financial Meetings Management - IRF Study: Non-Cash Reward and Recognition Programs Yield Higher Revenues

April 2012 - The Wise Marketer - Employee Rewards Lead to Higher Revenues

April 2012 - Rymax Insider - The Incentive Research Foundation Announces Top Trends for 2012

April 2012 - Yahoo! Finance - It's Official: Firms That Use Reward & Recognition Programs Post Markedly Higher Revenues Than Those That Don't

April 2012 - MSNBC.Com - It's Official: Firms That Use Reward & Recognition Programs Post Markedly Higher Revenues Than Those That Don't

April 2012 - Incentive Magazine - Firestorm Around GSA Meeting Spreads to Incentives

April 2012 - CRM Magazine - Non-Cash Incentives Boost Sales Productivity?

April 2012 - MarketWatch - It's Official: Firms That Use Reward & Recognition Programs Post Markedly Higher Revenues Than Those That Don't

April 2012 - Meetings and Conventions - Top Incentive Trends for 2012

March/April 2012 - Incentive Magazine - Cover Story - IRF Chief Research Officer Rodger Stotz - Non Cash Rewards Rule

March/April 2012 - Corporate and Incentive Travel - 2012 Trends in Incentives and Recognition

March/April 2012 - Promo - 2012 Trends in Incentives and Recognition

March/April 2012- The Wise Marketer - Staff Rewards Set to Focus on the Individual

March/April 2012 - Employers Web.com - 2012 Trends in Incentives and Recognition

March/April 2012 - Occupational  Health & Safety - 2012 Trends in Incentives and Recognition

March/April 2012 - Smart Meetings - Industry News

March 2012- MarketWatch - Net Savings Link Announces 3rd Round of Funding With Asher Enterprises, Inc.

March 2012 - Incentive magazine - IRF: 12 Incentive Trends for 2012

March 2012 - Meetings and Conventions - IRF Announces Top 12 Incentive Trends for 2012

March 2012 - Gift Card Partners Blog - Reward and Recognition-The Latest Trends

March 2012 - Premium Incentive Products - IRF Names Incentive Trends for 2012

March 2012 - Midwest Meetings - 2012 Trends in Rewards and Recognition

March 2012 - Benefits Canada - Rewards and Technology Boost Engagement

March 2012 - HR.com - Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) Announces Results of 2012 Incentive Trends Survey

March 2012- Insurance and Financial Meetings Management - 'Incentive Travel: The Participant Viewpoint' Study Released

March 2012 - Prevue Magazine - Digital Detox (cover story)

February 2012 - Gift Card Partners - 12 Trends in Rewards and Recognition

February 2012 - Corporate & Incentive Travel - Rewards on the Rebound

February 2012 - HR Magazine  Wellness

February 2012 - EHS Today - A Little Recognition Goes a Long Way

February 2012 - Business Management Daily - Motivate High Performance by Promising Rewards

December 2011 - Human Resources Executive Online - Nitpicking Incentive Travel

December 2011 - Meetings Net - Convergence, Wellness, and Doomsday: A Look At 2012

December 2011 - Insurance News Net - Separate Studies Show Merging of Meetings and Incentives

December 2011 - Tulsa World - Companies would be wise to invest in wellness programs

December 2011 - Hotel Marketing - Studies show merging of meetings and incentives

December 2011 - Occupational Health and Safety - Economy Impacting Incentive Rewards, Study Says

December 2011 - EHS Today - Economy Impacting Incentive Rewards

December 2011 - Meetings and Conventions - New IRF Study Shows Economy More Damaging to Incentives

November 2011 – Selling Power magazine – Perks & Prizes Who doesn’t want a reward for a job well done?

November 2011 - American Marketing Association - Insightful Incentives M. Van Dyke Quoted

November 2011 – Premium Incentive Products magazine – Beyond R.O.I. Incentive & Reward Benefits Surpass Hard Numbers

November 2011 – Premium Incentive Products magazine – IRF Introduces ROI Tool

November 2011 – micePLACES.com The Magazine – Newswire section – Cash Incentives Not Always the Best Motivator

November 2011 – Incentive magazine – Motivation Show Organizer is Happy with Attendance Numbers

November 2011 – Incentive magazine – Planners Are Using a Wide Range of Awards Survey finds that gift cards are particularly popular and salespeople are oft-targeted receipients

November 2011 – Incentive magazine – IRF Introduces ROI Tool – Melissa Van Dyke quoted

November 2011 - HR.BLR.Com Companies Use Free Wellness Incentives to Boost Participation ...

October 2011 – Incentive magazine – Wellness Incentives Work:  IRF study finds incentive programs cut health care costs

October 2011 – HR Magazine - Basic Math Reveals the Reward from Rewards (interview with Melissa Van Dyke)

Sept/Oct 2011 - SalesForce XPTop Incentive Trends

Sept/Oct 2011 Premium Incentive ProductsRegaining Strength: Merchandise Incentives Up, with electronics, watches among favorites

Sept/Oct 2011 - Premium Incentive ProductsA Seat at the Table: Getting Buy-in for Incentives & Rewards

October 2011 – Selling Prepaid MagazineSpot On For Incentives

October 2011 – Meetings & Conventions - IRF Launches Incentive Budget-ROI Calculator

October 2011 – Meetings & ConventionsIncentive Survey Released on Reward Programs

October 2011 – Employersweb.com – Incentive Survey Maps Reward and Recognition Program Patterns

September 2011 – Meetings & Conventions - White Paper Questions Effectiveness of Cash Incentives

September 2011 – Meetings & ConventionsFew Changes Anticipated for Incentive Programs

September 2011 – Talent Management Wellness in Your Organization.

September 2011 – USATodayIncentive travel bounces back in Business Travel section

September 2011 – KPSP Local 2 Morning News at 6 (Palm Springs California) -  IRF Wellness Paper  

September 2011 - Incentive – Merchandise Programs Find Traction for 2012

August 2011 – Incentive Magazine- 10th Annual Incentive Industry Roundtable

August 2011 – HRO Today Driving our Future: the Top 11 Incentive Trends for 2011

July/Aug 2011 – Premium Incentive ProductsIRF announces programming for Motivation Show

July/Aug 2011 – Premium Incentive ProductsIncentive Evolution: What’s New in Sales Incentives

July/Aug 2011 – Premium Incentive ProductsStudy Points to New Trends in Awards

July 2011 – HR MagazineEmployee Recognition Travel: Not Just for Sales Staff

Incentive Magazine
April 2011
[Motivating Today's Workforce]

Incentive Magazine
March 2011
[Top 11 Trends of 2011]

Customer Care News
March 2011
[Motivating Today's Workforce]

Premium Incentive Products
March 2011
[Van Dyke quotes]

Conworld.net
March 2011
[Motivating Today's Workforce]

Premium Incentive Products
Nov/Dec 2010
[2011 Trends Pulse Survey]

Premium Incentive Products
Nov/Dec 2010
[Master Measurement Model]

Incentive magazine
December 8, 2010
[new IRF 2011 Trustees]

Meetings & Conventions magazine
December 1, 2010
[IRF 2011 Trends Survey]

Incentive magazine
November, 2010
[Incentive Trends 2011 Survey]

HR.com
November 2010
[IRF 2011 Trends Pulse Survey]

Midwest Meetings magazine
November 22, 2010
[Interview with M. Van Dyke - page 18]

Financial & Insurance Meetings magazine
November 2010
[2011 Trends Survey]

Financial & Insurance Meetings magazine
November 2010
[Master Measurement Model study]

Successful Meetings
November 15, 2010
[IRF 2011 Trends Pulse Survey]

Employersweb.com
Novembre 12, 2010
[IRF Incentive Trends 2011 Pulse Survey]

Meetings & Conventions magazine
November 3, 2010
[IRF Master Measurement Model study]

HR.com
October 27, 2010
[IRF Master Measurement Model study]

Prevue magazine
October 2010
[IRF Invitational]

HR Management magazine
October 27, 2010
[IRF research]

Financial & Insurance Meetings magazine
October 27, 2010
[IRF Master Measurement Model study]

Incentive magazine
October 19, 2010
[IRF Master Measurement Model study]

Incentive magazine
October 4, 2010
[IRF featured/R. Stotz interview]

HR.com
October 1, 2010
[2011 Incentive Invitational]

Smart Meetings magazine
October 2010
[Interview with IRF's M. Van Dyke  + The 2010 Spring Pulse Survey]

HR.com
September 22, 2010
[IRF Education Day]

Successful Meetings magazine
September 2010
[IRF's M. Van Dyke quotes]

Successful Meetings magazine
August 2010
[IRF's Rodger Stotz quotes]

Successful Meetings magazine
August 2010
[IRF Spring 2010 Pulse Survey]

Print Professional magazine
August 2010
[Incentives, Motivation and Workplace Performance Study]

Successful Meetings
August 9, 2010
[2010 Incentive Invitational]

Insurance & Financial Meetings Management
July/August 2010
[IRF's Melissa Van Dyke byline]

Corporate & Incentive Travel
July 2010
[IRF Spring 2010 Pulse Survey]

Incentive magazine
July 2010
[IRF Spring 2010 Pulse Survey]

PROMO P&I Newsletter
July 27 2010
[M. Van Dyke byline - Pulse Survey + Invitational roundtables]

HR.com
July 14 2010
[IRF Spring 2010 Pulse Survey]

Promotional Products Business
July 2010
[IRF Spring 2010 Pulse Survey]

The Wise Marketer
Friday July 23, 2010
[Spring 2010 Pulse Survey]

Corporate & Incentive Travel
July  2010
[IRF Spring 2010 Pulse Survey]

SuccessfulMeetings.com
July 16, 2010
[IRF Spring 2010 Pulse Survey]

Incentive Magazine
June 24, 2010
[IRF Invitational, Anatomy Study and Pulse Survey]

Meetings & Conventions e-newsletter and web site
June 2, 2010
[Spring 2010 Pulse Survey]

Human Resources Executive
June 2010
[IRF New President]

Corporate & Incentive Travel magazine
June 2010
[IRF Anatomy Study]

Corporate & Incentive Travel magazine
June 2010
[IRF M. Van Dyke byline article]

One+ magazine
June 2010
[Quotes from IRF Melissa Van Dyke]

HRTools.com
June 2010
[IRF Anatomy Study]

Insurance & Financial Meetings Management
May/June 2010
[IRF Anatomy Study]

Premium Incentive Products magazine
May/June 2010
[IRF's Rodger Stotz quotes]

Corporate Meetings & Incentives
May 26, 2010
[Feature interview with IRF's Melissa Van Dyke]

Employment NetNews
May 17, 2010
[IRF Anatomy Study]

Meetings & Conventions
May 12, 2010
[IRF's Anatomy of an Incentive Program Study]

MeetingsNet
(Online home of Corporate Meetings & Incentives and Financial & Insurance Meetings.)
May 2010
[IRF Anatomy Study]

The Wise Marketer
May 2010
[IRF's Anatomy of an Incentive Program Study]

Promotional Products Business
April 2010
[IRF New President]

Meetings & Conventions
April 2010
[IRF New President + IRF Incentive Invitational]

The Incentive Solutions* blog
March 31, 2010
[IRF 2010 Trends Pulse Survey]

St. Louis Business Journal
March 15, 2010
[IRF New President]

Canadian Workplace magazine
March 14, 2010
[The Value and ROI in Employee Recognition]

SalesForceXP
March-April 2010
[IRF 2007 study on "Assessing the Impact of Sales Incentive Programs..."]

St. Louis Today
March 11, 2010
[IRF New President]

Incentive magazine
March 2010
[IRF 2010 Trends Pulse Survey + interview with IRF president]

Engagement Strategies magazine
March 2010
[IRF 2010 Trends Pulse Survey]

StaffReservations.com blog
March 2010
[IRF 2010 Trends Pulse Survey]

Meetings & Conventions magazine
March 1, 2010
[IRF 2010 Trend Pulse Survey]

PROMO magazine
February 24, 2010
[IRF New President]

The Wise Marketer
February 23, 2010
[IRF 2010 Trends Survey]

Corporate Meetings & Incentives magazine
February 23, 2010
[IRF New President + IRF/CMI study]

Financial & Insurance Meetings
February 17, 2010
[IRF Incentive Industry Trends 2010 Survey]

Meetings & Conventions magazine
February 17, 2010
[IRF New President]

Successful Meetings/Meetings News
February 17, 2010
[IRF New President]

HR.com
February 16, 2010
[IRF New President]

MeetingsNet.com
February 4, 2010
[IRF 2010 Trends Pulse Survey]

Stitches
February 02, 2010
[IRF 2010 Trends Pulse Survey]

Corporate & Incentive Travels
February 2010
[IRF 2010 Trends Pulse Survey]

Seasite.com
February 2010
[CMI-IRF survey results]

United Incentives blog
February 2010
[CMI-IRF Survey]

Promotional Products Business
February 2010
[IRF 2010 Trends Pulse Survey]

Insurance & Financial Meetings Management
January/February 2010
[17th Annual IRF Invitational in May 2010]

Occupational Health & Safety magazine
January 30, 2010
[IRF Pulse Survey - 2010 Incentive Industry Trends]

Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) newsletter
January 28, 2010
[IRF 2010 Trends Pulse Survey]

PROMO Magazine
January 27, 2010
[IRF 2010 Trends Pulse Survey]

Loyalty 360* enewsletter
January 27, 2010
[IRF Incentive Industry Trends 2010 Survey]

Meetings News and Successful Meetings.com
January 27, 2010
[2010 IRF Incentive Industry Trends Survey]

Incentive Magazine
January 11, 2010
[Commentary from IRF Rodger D. Stotz]

Smart Meetings magazine
January 2010
[2010 Incentive Invitational]

Promotional Products Business
January 2010
[IRF Rodger Stotz named to the Motivation Show's Conference Advisory Board]

Engagement Strategies
December 2009
[IRF Incentive Industry Trends 2010 Survey]

Cultivate Consultancy
December 2009
[HCI/IRF/Forum study "The Value and ROI in Employee Recognition"]

U.S. Travel Association
December 2009
[Incentive Invitational 2010]

SHRM.org
December 2009
[ROI Recognition study]

Insurance & Financial Meetings Management
November/December 2009
[IRF 2010 Invitational]

Premium Incentive Products magazine
November/December 2009
[IRF/HCI/Forum 's "The Value and ROI in Employee Recognition" study]

SMERF Meeting Journal
November 2009
[2010 IRF Incentive Invitational]

Premium Incentive Products e-newsletter
November 2009
[IRF/HCI/Forum 's "The Value and ROI in Employee Recognition" study]

PPB Newslink
October 20, 2009
[HCI/Forum/IRF Employee Recognition study]

ASICentral.com
October 2009
[Commentary from IRF Rodger D. Stotz]

Hasseman Marketing blog
October 2009
[Commentary from IRF Rodger D. Stotz]

Talent Management Perspectives
October 2009
[Commentary from David Chittock, of the IRF Research Committee]

Meetingsnet.com
(Online home to the publications Corporate Meetings & Incentives and Financial & Insurance)
October 2009
[Frank Katusak Interview]

Premium Incentive Products magazine
September/October 2009
[R. Stotz featured commentary featured]

Insurance & Financial Meetings Management
September/October 2009
[2010 Incentive Invitational]

Premium Incentive Products magazine
September/October 2009
[2010 Incentive Invitational]

Selling Power
September 2009
[IRF's 2009 Vertical Markets study]

HR.com
September 2009
[2010 Incentive Invitational]

Engagement Strategies
September 2009
[IRF 2010 Incentive Invitational]

Corporate & Incentive Travel
August 2009
[IRF Pulse Survey: Incentive Industry Trends Outlook 2009]

Insurance & Financial Meetings Management
July/August 2009
[IRF R. Stotz featured interview]

Selling Power magazine
July 2009
[Incentive Industry Outlook Trends 2009 Pulse Survey]

HR Executive magazine
July 2009
[IRF Pulse Survey on Procurement and Purchasing]

Premium Incentive Products magazine
July 2009
[IRF Incentive Industry Trends Outlook 2009 survey]

Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine
July 2009
[IRF survey "Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry"]

Prevue magazine
July 2009
[IRF Invitational]

Human Resource Executive
July 1, 2009
[IRF 2008 Pulse Survey, Effects of a Down Economy on The Incentive Industry]

Selling Power
June 2009
[IRF Industry Trends Outlook 2009 survey]

CanadianBusiness.com
June 9, 2009
[IRF Incentive Industry Trends Outlook 2009 survey]

Incentive Magazine
June 2009
[IRF Invitational]

Insurance & Financial Meetings Management
May/June 2009
[IRF B. Dawson featured interview, IRF survey "Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry", IRF "Vertical Markets" Survey + misc. IRF White Papers]

PREMIUM INCENTIVE PRODUCTS MAGAZINE
May/June 2009
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

Meetings & Conventions magazine
May 2009
[IRF industry statistics and research]

Certification Magazine
May 27, 2009
[IRF Incentive Industry Trends Outlook 2009 Pulse Survey]

FINANCIAL & INSURANCE MEETINGS
Also appeared in Corporate Meetings & Incentives and Association Meetings
May 18, 2009
[IRF Invitational]

Sales & Marketing Management magazine
April 30, 2009
[IRF's Rodger Stotz featured commentary]

Selling Power magazine
April 2009
[IRF 2008 Pulse Survey, Effects of a Down Economy on The Incentive Industry]

USA TODAY
April 2009
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

STITCHES MAGAZINE
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

INCENTIVE MAGAZINE
February 2009
[IRF's Rodger Stotz featured commentary + ILC formation]

INCENTIVE MAGAZINE
February 2009
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

SALES & MARKETING MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE
February 17, 2009
[Announcement of the new IRF Board Members and Rodger Stotz's appointment as Chief Research Officer]

INCENTIVE MAGAZINE
February 17, 2009
[Announcement of the new IRF Board Members and Rodger Stotz's appointment as Chief Research Officer]

SALESFORCEXP MAGAZINE
January/February 2009
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

4HOTELIERS - HOSPITALITY, HOTELS AND TRAVEL NEWS
February 2009
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

MANAGESMARTER.COM
February 4, 2009
[IRF's Terry Epton bylined article]

INCENTIVE MAGAZINE
February 13, 2009
[IRF's Rodger Stotz bylined article]

PREMIUM INCENTIVE PRODUCTS MAGAZINE
January/February 2009
[IRF's Rodger Stotz featured commentary + 2009 Trends Pulse Survey]

DestinationCRM
January 2009
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

FINANCIAL & INSURANCE MEETINGS MAGAZINE
January 2009
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

MEETINGS & CONVENTIONS MAGAZINE
January 2009
[IRF Invitational]

SALESFORCE XP
November/December 2008
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

CORPORATE MEETINGS & INCENTIVES
November 2008
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS/MEETING NEWS
October 30, 2008
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

BRILLIANT RESULTS
October 2008
[The Incentive Research Foundation; feature article/B. Dawson commentary]

SALES & MARKETING MANGEMENT MAGAZINE
September/October 2008
[IRF Pulse Survey; Making the Case for Travel]

MEETINGS & CONVENTIONS
September 2008
[IRF Invitational]

GLOBAL TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS
September 2008
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

CORPORATE MEETINGS & INCENTIVES
September 2008
[IRF Pulse Survey: Procurement/Purchasing]

INCENTIVE MAGAZINE
September 24, 2008
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry]

SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS MAGAZINE
September 2008
[IRF Pulse Survey on Procurement/Purchasing]
*** please see page 20 of e-magazine ***

PROMO MAGAZINE
September 2008
[IRF's Bob Dawson featured commentary]

PROMO MAGAZINE
September 2008
[Industry Trends Report 2008; B. Dawson featured commentary]
***please see p. 34 of the attached PDF titled 'trends 08'***

SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS/MEETING NEWS
August 12, 2008
[IRF Pulse Survey on Procurement/Purchasing]

SALES & MARKETING MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE
July 14, 2008
[Making the Case for Travel (Part I)]

THE MEETING PROFESSIONAL
June 2008
[IRF's B. Dawson featured commentary]

CORPORATE MEETINGS & INCENTIVE TRAVEL
June 3, 2008
[Incentive Planners at Odds With Procurement, Says IRF Survey]

News articles on the IRF have also appeared in:

 

ManageSmarter
May 2010
[Anatomy of a Successful Incentive Travel Program study + Invitational]

Incentive Magazine
Dec. 23, 2009
[IRF Incentive Industry Trends 2010 Survey]

Brilliant Results magazine
** p. 14/15 **
September 2009
[IRF 2009 Incentive Industry Trends Outlook survey]

Yahoo! Canada
June 9, 2009
[IRF Incentive Industry Trends Outlook 2009 survey]

Yahoo Finance
June 9, 2009
[IRF Incentive Industry Trends Outlook 2009 survey]

Professional Travel Guide
May 20, 2009
[IRF Surveys - 2009 Vertical Markets Study and Incentive Industry Trends Outlook]

THE TENNESSEAN.COM
March 1, 2009
[IRF industry statistics]

AARP BULLETINTODAY
March 1, 2009
[IRF industry statistics]

PREMIUM INCENTIVE PRODUCTS MAGAZINE
February 2009
[Announcement of the new IRF Board Members and Rodger Stotz's appointment as Chief Research Officer]

EMPLOYEE BENEFIT NEWS
January 2009
[IRF's Mark Repkin featured commentary]
***please see "Gift Ideas for Tight Pockets" story***

PREMIUM INCENTIVE PRODUCTS
October 2008
[IRF Pulse Survey: Effects of a Down Economy on the Incentive Industry; 2009 Invitational]

INCENTIVE MAGAZINE
July 7, 2008
[Record-Setting Attendance for the Incentive Research Foundation's 15 Annual Invitational]

Meetings And Conventions Magazine - ("Hot Topics") June 4, 2008
[Pulse Survey: Procurement/Purchasing]