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IMA Summit 2022 Early Registration Opens for July 11-13, Snowbird

The Incentive Marketing Association annual event brings together management in brands, gift cards, incentive, recognition, loyalty and technology companies for networking and education. Early bird registration ends May 13. 
 
The Incentive Marketing Association summit mission is to help participations create “long-lasting relationships while expanding your business network with 300 plus industry leaders.”
Click here to register. 
 
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The IMA says the summit “offers numerous education sessions led by experts from all areas of incentive and recognition. They will provide you with industry insights and an opportunity to discuss new ideas, emerging trends, and best practices.” It offers the ability to: “create meaningful connections with new voices and industry veterans. Engage with a diverse group of individuals who represent all facets of the industry to discuss new ideas, emerging trends, and best practices.” Members are invited to submit applications to speak or to recommend speakers.
 
The program also affords opportunities to experience Snowbird, UT, which include “exploring wildlife, riding the mountain coaster and tram, tackling a ropes course, or relaxing poolside.”
 
“When the pandemic emerged, incentive and recognition professionals adapted and came up with new, innovative ideas to overcome the challenges of COVID-19. Now is the time to reflect and celebrate our perseverance,” the IMA says.
 
The three-day conference is the largest gathering of incentive and recognition professionals and learning offered by IMA.  Fees for the three-day event are:
 
   Early Bird  Regular
Member  $725  $775
Non-member  $925  $1,025
Social guest  $350  $350
Click here to register.

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Education, Certifications, and Information to Activate
Brand Media and Enterprise Engagement 


A complete learning, certification, and information program and a course syllabus for educators.
 
Resources: The Brand Media Coalition, the only guide to the story-telling power of brands and where to source them for business, event, promotional gifting, and rewards and recognition. Enterprise Engagement Solution Provider Directory. The only directory of engagement solution providers covering all types of agencies and tactics as well as insights on how to select them.
 
Communities: The  Enterprise Engagement Alliance and Advocate and the  Brand Media Coalition free resource centers offering access to the latest research, news, and case studies; discounts, promotions, referrals, and commissions, when appropriate to third-party solution providers from participating coalition solution provider members.
 
Training and Certification
Enterprise Engagement Alliance Education: Certified Engagement Practitioner; Advanced Engaged Practitioner, and Certified Engagement Solution Provider learning and certification programs on how to implement Stakeholder Capitalism principles at the tactical level. 
 
International Center for Enterprise Engagement: The only training and certification program for ISO 30414 human capital reporting and ISO 10018 quality people management certification. 
 
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The EEA offers a complimentary course syllabus for educators.
 
In Print: 
This is the definitive implementation guide to Stakeholder Capitalism, written specifically to provide CEOs and their leadership teams a concise overview of the framework, economics, and implementation process of a CEO-led strategic and systematic approach to achieving success through people.  (123 pages, $15.99)
 
The first and most comprehensive book on Enterprise Engagement and the new ISO 9001 and ISO 10018 quality people management standards. Includes 36 chapters detailing how to better integrate and align engagement efforts across the enterprise. (312 pages, $36.) 
 
Online:  
10-minute short course: click here for a 10-minute introduction to Enterprise Engagement and ISO standards from the Coggno.com learning platform.
 
Services: 
•  The Engagement Agency at EngagementAgency.net, offering: complete support services for employers, solution providers, and technology firms seeking to profit from formal engagement practices for themselves or their clients, including Brand and Capability audits for solution providers to make sure their products and services are up to date.
•  C-Suite Advisory Service—Education of boards, investors, and C-suite executives on the economics, framework, and implementation processes of Enterprise Engagement. 
•  Speakers Bureau—Select the right speaker on any aspect of engagement for your next event.
•  Mergers and Acquisitions. The Engagement Agency’s Mergers and Acquisition group is aware of multiple companies seeking to purchase firms in the engagement field. Contact Michael Mazer in confidence if your company is potentially for sale at 303-320-3777.
 
Enterprise Engagement Benchmark Tools: The Enterprise Engagement Alliance offers three tools to help organizations profit from Engagement. Click here to access the tools.
•  ROI of Engagement Calculator. Use this tool to determine the potential return-on-investment of an engagement strategy. 
•  EE Benchmark Indicator. Confidentially benchmark your organization’s Enterprise Engagement practices against organizations and best practices. 
•  Compare Your Company’s Level of Engagement. Quickly compare your organization’s level of engagement to those of others based on the same criteria as the EEA’s Engaged Company Stock Index.
•  Gauge Your Personal Level of Engagement. This survey, donated by Horsepower, enables individuals to gauge their own personal levels of engagement.
 
For more information, contact Bruce Bolger at Bolger@TheEEA.org, 914-591-7600, ext. 230.
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