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Industry News and Bulletins

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IRF Elects 2020 Officers

The Incentive Research Foundation announced the 2020 IRF Executive Committee and the IRF Board of Trustees.

Bond Announces New President

Bond Brand Loyalty, a global customer experience and loyalty management company, announced the hiring of Brian McLean as president of Bond, effective April 1, 2020.

PPAI Surpasses 16,000 Members

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), the world's largest not-for-profit trade association serving corporate members of the $24.7 billion-dollar promotional products industry, announced that it has surpassed the 16,000-member mark.

NGC Expands Gift Card Development Team

NGC, one of the world's largest and most-automated prepaid branded currency technology providers, is expanding its gift card innovation team, bringing on nine new software engineers and opening a technology and development hub in Holland, Mich.

PPAI Expo Exceeds Expectations

The PPAI Expo 2020 is the world's largest and longest-running promotional products industry trade show and is projecting a pre-registered attendance of more than 13,000 distributors from more than 4,300 companies and 30 countries.

Jura Promotes Shull to VP

JURA Inc. announced the promotion of David Shull to executive vice president of marketing and communications.

Leed's Partners With Skullcandy

Leed's announced a partnership with Skullcandy, the original lifestyle audio brand. Leed's will offer a selection of the retail brand's bestselling headphones and true wireless earbuds.

Rymax Celebrates Successful Year

Rymax rounded out a successful year with more than 30 new brand partnerships to end the second half of 2019; growing its premium offerings to well over 450 brands.

JURA Names New Chairman/CEO

JURA Inc. announces an expansion of its senior management effective Jan. 1, 2020. Richard Boynton, previously president, has been appointed to the new position of chairman of the board/CEO. Tom McMahon, previously vice president of sales, has been promoted to president. Michael Loughnane has joined JURA Inc. as vice president of sales.

IRF Releases Software Report

The Incentive Research Foundation announced the release of the Incentive & Events Industry Software Report: 2020. This qualitative review of software platforms provides an overview of how technology is being selected, customized, and integrated into rewards and recognition programs.

Nouveautes Creates Functional Chocolate

Recognizing the demand for CBD deliverables, Nouveautes has launched a subsidiary, Incentive Gourmet, to combine the health benefits of chocolate and cannabidiol.



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