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The Incentive Research Foundation prioritizes the health and safety of our attendees and the industry at large above all else. We are focused on supporting your businesses and the industry as we experience a time of unprecedented uncertainty. 

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We continue to closely monitor updates from local and national public health authorities regarding the ongoing public health concern posed by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The Incentive Research Foundation is looking to three major organizations to provide guidance on events and activities during this period:

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Invitational Updates

Below you can find information on program updates for the IRF's 27th Annual Education Invitational as it relates to the developing COVID-19 facts.

Due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions and with the ultimate care and concern for the Hyatt employees and guests, the Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana have made the difficult decision to temporarily cease normal hotel operations until May 31, 2020. As a result, the Invitational program has been postponed from the original May 2020 dates. The Invitational will now be held on Tuesday, December 1Friday, December 4, 2020

Registered and invited Invitational attendees will receive information regarding their participation and any required action in the coming weeks. New event details will be emailed to registered and invited attendees as well as posted at We encourage you to review your local or federal government guidelines for travel restrictions, requirements, and more. 

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If you are interested in sponsoring the 2020 event, please contact Sheila Mires at