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IMA Summit 2022 Theme: Reaching New Heights

IRR (Incentive, Recognition, and Rewards) industry members still have time to register for the Incentive Marketing Association 2022 annual meeting July 11-13, 2022 in Snowbird, UT.  The conference is one of the largest gatherings of incentive and recognition professionals and provides numerous education sessions led by experts from all areas of incentive and recognition.  
 
When the pandemic emerged, incentive and recognition professionals adapted and came up with new, innovative ideas to overcome the challenges of COVID-19, explains the Incentive Marketing Association. Now, it says, is the time to reflect and celebrate the industry’s perseverance.
 
Click here for more information and to register for the annual conference. Here’s a summary of topics covered at the event. 
 
General Sessions
IMA 101: New? Current? Get the Most Out of Your Membership
Incentive Marketplace Research: A Panel Discussion on the 2022 Incentive Federation Study
Keynote: Mark Schulman, Drummer for P!nk
Moving the Middle: Making the Most of Your Sales Incentive Efforts
New Technology Innovation in the Gift Card Industry
Recognition through Reconnection & Reflection: Build Resilience, Safety, and Connection with the Help of Neuroscience
The 7 New Rules of Engagement
The Role of Incentives in Today’s Decentralized Workforce: A Panel Discussion on the 2022 Incentive Research Foundation Study
The Secrets of Generation Z
 
International Sessions
Global Case Studies
The Latest Trends in International Merchandise Rewards/Fulfillment in Europe
The Localization of International Incentive Programs
 
Incentive and Engagement Solution Providers Sessions
Persuasion: The Business Science to Engaging the Unconscious Mind
Program Success? Measure to Manage
The Ever-Changing Landscape of Incentives
Zen and The Art of Incentive Maintenance
 
Incentive Gift Certificates Council
B2B - You Can't Just Build It and They Will Come
Do Gift Cards Have a Future?
•​ Loyalty Isn’t Fleeting: How to Structure Incentive Programs that Build Lasting Relationships with Employees and Customers
 
RPI Sessions
Every Moment Matters
How the Great Reprioritization and Resignation is Redefining the Employee Experience
How to Make Remote Recognition More Meaningful
Recognition Builds Connection: A Causal Story
Recognition Fundamentals
 
 
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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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