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 INVITATIONAL: Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva, Cap Cana, The IRF, and our local Dominican Republic partners invite you to experience The 27th Annual IRF Education Invitational from May 27-31, 2020.

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For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact 

Research Advocacy Sponsorship Options

For Information on available research sponsorships, please contact

Click here to view the 2020 prospectus



  • Logo recognition with link to company site on general research landing page and dedicated research webpage
  • Logo recognition and one dedicated promotional slide on any related PowerPoint/Webcast(s)
  • Text recognition in dedicated research press release 
  • Twenty Five (25) Social Media Posts 
  • Logo recognition and 50 word company description on up to three (3) dedicated research e-blasts
  • Logo recognition on any dedicated research infographic
  • In-person speaking engagement from a representative of the IRF Research Staff, travel costs not included
  • Opportunity to purchase discounted sponsorship at Leadership Insights Forum to promote research partnership



  • Logo recognition with link to company site on general research landing page   
  • Logo recognition in three (3) research related e-blasts