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Media Center / IRF Hosts Incentive Professional Roundtables, Releases Findings in "Decision Drivers 2022: Elevating the Experience"
Washington, DC (September 1, 2022): As incentive travel programs rebound to meet pent-up demand, expectations are higher than ever. With the goal of retaining top performers and attracting new talent, incentive travel programs are expected to deliver unique, memorable experiences. The IRF’s new report, Decision Drivers 2022: Elevating the Experience, explores incentive buyers’ current priorities, considerations, and challenges in designing incentive travel programs that meet the changing demands of today’s workforce.
In August, the IRF in conjunction with Destination Canada Business Events gathered a group of corporate incentive program owners and third-party incentive house executives from across the country who met in person in at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Alberta Canada. The group participated in roundtable discussions and shared their insights on the program elements, desired outcomes, and top considerations when selecting incentive travel destinations.
“Experience, authenticity, and wellness are driving the decisions for today’s incentive program owners,” said Stephanie Harris, IRF President. “Hotels, DMOs, and CVBs who bring together critical program elements in a way that is seamless for the planner, and can demonstrate their ability to execute as promised, will come out ahead.”
Insights shared by incentive travel buyers in Decision Drivers 2022: Elevating the Experience include:
To view or download a copy of the full report, please visit The IRF’s Buyer Decision Drivers 2022 webpage.
Buyer Decision Drivers 2022 was supported by Destination Canada Business Events.
Andy Schwarz, IRF Media Relations | 703-651-8189 | email@example.com
About the IRF
The Incentive Research Foundation funds and promotes research to advance the science and enhance the awareness and appropriate application of motivation and incentives in business and industry globally. The goal is to increase the understanding, effective use, and resultant benefits of incentives to businesses that currently use incentives, as well as businesses interested in improved performance. www.theirf.org
Decision Drivers 2022 explores incentive buyers’ current priorities, considerations, and challenges in designing incentive travel programs that meet the changing demands of today’s workforce.