Advancing the Science of Incentives and Motivation

Through Research

Browse through our extensive library of research on non-cash rewards, incentive travel, motivational meetings and recognition.

Advancing the Science of Incentives and Motivation

Through Research

Browse through our extensive library of research on non-cash rewards, incentive travel, motivational meetings and recognition.

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Research

The IRF 2023 Trends Report

As we enter 2023 in one of the most challenging labor markets in history, incentives are an increasingly critical business strategy to help organizations attract, retain, and build culture across in-office and remote workers, as well as strengthen channel partnerships. 

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Research

Industry Outlook For 2023: Merchandise, Gift Cards And Event Gifting

Despite continuing challenges to the global economy, those that manage corporate and third-party non-cash incentives currently hold a very positive outlook for 2023. Gift card and merchandise non-cash rewards spending increased in 2022.

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News

IRF Announces Location For 2023 Education Invitational

The Incentive Research Foundation has some big news! The 2023 IRF Education Invitational will now take place at the fabulous Resorts World Las Vegas, Monday, June 5 – Thursday, June 8, 2023.

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webinar

IRF Webinar: 2023 Industry Outlook for Europe: Merchandise, Gift Cards and Event Gifting

The Incentive Research Foundation’s Industry Outlook for 2023: Merchandise, Gift Cards and Event Gifting reports an optimistic outlook for 2023 despite continuing challenges to the global economy. With a critical focus on attracting and retaining talent, businesses consider non-cash incentive programs to be a valuable tool to motivate a changing workforce.  

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