Become a Sponsor

The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF), a private not-for-profit foundation, funds research studies and develops products serving all segments of the global incentive industry. The Foundation focuses its initiatives on pragmatic research highlighting the premise and the power of incentive and motivational programs. Through these efforts, the IRF helps businesses to develop effective motivational and performance improvement strategies.

How can you get more involved and support the Foundation?


Stay engaged with IRF news

Become a "friend of the IRF" by signing up for our newsletter to receive updates and more importantly, the "pulse surveys" which generate enough information regarding up-to-the-moment trends of the incentive industry.

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Volunteer your time and expertise

There are opportunities for you to use your talents and time to support the Foundation. The work of the Foundation is done at the committee level, so review theinformation on each committee outlined below to help you decide where your interests and talents best fit, and volunteer as a committee member. 

Our Committees

Sponsor IRF Events

THE ANNUAL EDUCATION INVITATIONAL:The IRF's Annual Education Invitational is an opportunity for industry leaders to gather together and discuss IRF's latest research and network with other thought leaders.

LEADERSHIP INSIGHTS FORUM: The IRF Leadership Insights Forum is targeted to an elite group of C-suite incentive house and end-user executives with responsibilities for engagement and motivation programs.

Contact or view the 2022 prospectus to learn about current sponsorship opportunities.


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Research Advocacy Partnership Options

For information on available research partnerships, please contact

Support the IRF, FICP, and SITE JoinT Incentive Travel Industry Index 

In association with Oxford Economics

The IRF, SITE, and FICP invite you to become a Sponsoring Partner in delivering the 2021 Incentive Travel Industry Index, conducted in conjunction with Oxford Economics. Findings for the 2021 study will be revealed early 2022 and will provide unprecedented, consolidated insight into where the incentive travel industry is headed. The study will provide value to corporate end users, third parties and suppliers of incentive travel, offering invaluable input to the marketing and budgeting cycle of most organizations.

For information, view the 2022 sponsorship prospectus please contact

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