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Harco Incentives Adds Kevin Dougherty

Harco Incentives, one of the largest and most established master fulfillment companies to the incentive industry, introduces the exclusive launch of iTouch Wearables and WeatherTech products. Along with this comes the hiring of Kevin Dougherty as Director of National Brands.

All Star Adds Sales Managers

All Star Incentive Marketing announced the addition of two senior-level Executive Sales Managers - Timothy Leland and Glen Neary.

PPAI Expo Celebrates Promo Products

The PPAI Expo 2019 kicked off this week with distributors, decorators and suppliers from around the world converging in Las Vegas for five days of education, networking and exhibiting.

Kate Renk Joins Incentive Concepts

Incentive Concepts welcomed Kate Renk as Sales Representative for the company's expanding Event Gifting division.

Bond Expands Team

Bond Brand Loyalty, a leading customer engagement agency, announced significant expansion of its team to support long-term clients and new additions, and Bond's continued leadership position in North America and abroad.

IRF Releases Winter Academic Review

The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) released the Winter 2018 issue of The IRF Quarterly Academic Review, the world's first journal focused on the academic research into incentives, rewards, recognition, and motivation in the workplace.

Motivation Experience Adds Advisers

Motivation Experience Conference & Expo recently announced that a number of Motivation Industry professionals will serve on its inaugural Tradeshow Advisory Board.

Research: Holiday Rewards Work

Research from Hawk Incentives, a Blackhawk Network business that provides rewards and incentives solutions, found holiday rewards can help motivate and engage the majority of employees surveyed, but many aren't offered annual holiday gifts.

Celebrity Edge Arrives in Florida

The game-changing Celebrity Edge has officially arrived at the new home of modern luxury Port Everglades' Terminal 25 (T25) in Hollywood, Fla. following the ship's first-ever, 15-day transatlantic crossing.

Incentive Concepts Announces Acquisition

Joe Reinberg, president and CEO of Incentive Concepts, and Dave Olson, president of Elite Creations, announced that an agreement has been reached for the acquisition of Elite Creations by Incentive Concepts.

Next Level Wins MarCom Awards

Next Level Performance won a Platinum MarCom Award for its promotional video created to generate anticipation for a group incentive travel program for a multi-billion dollar building materials company.

IRF Releases Academic Review

The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) released the Fall 2018 issue of The IRF Quarterly Academic Review.

NGC Invests in Advancement

National Gift Card (NGC), North America's most automated gift card provider and fulfillment company serving the B2B loyalty, rewards, and incentive marketplace with more than 2,000 U.S., Canadian and European corporate clients, invested more than $2 million to expand its existing facility to 92,000 square feet and make room for the addition of three new state-of-the-art gift card fulfillment machines.

Bond Launches XO Lab

Bond Brand Loyalty, a leading customer engagement agency, announced that it has launched the XO Lab, a new division designed to drive dependable digital innovation and deliver breakthrough personalized experiences for Bond's clients and their customers.

Coalition to Expand Brand Use

A coalition of leading brands, master fulfillment companies, and travel and gift card companies has formed to promote greater use of brand-name products, gift cards, and experiences in promotional products and business gifts as well as rewards and recognition.

HB Hospitality Adds Incentive Concepts

HB Hospitality and Incentive Concepts have reached an agreement making Event Gifting by Incentive Concepts the exclusive gift provider for more than 60 HB Hospitality showcase events and summits in 2019.

Stance Partners With Links Unlimited

Links Unlimited, a corporate channel supplier and fulfillment organization for many of the best brands in retail, announced that it is the preferred partner for Stance, a leader in socks and underwear.



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