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October 2017

Meetings & Events Forecast Shows Increased Confidence in 2018

Fierce competition and a global mindset will lead the meetings and event industry into a prosperous new year, according to a new forecast from American Express Meetings & Events. The forecast shows the meetings & events industry can be optimistic about growth prospects next year, driven by increased competition in the supply chain for market share, as well as robust investments and a desire for consolidation of spend by buyers, says the 2018 Global Meetings and Events Forecast.

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U.S. Salary Increases Hold Steady; Non-Cash Awards Can Help

WorldatWork's annual Salary Budget Survey revealed that employers in the United States reported that the average 2017 total salary increase budget is 3 percent, the same as it has been for three years. But despite relatively flat salary increases, non-cash awards can help keep workers happy and engaged.

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IN THE NEWS

IRF Outlook Study Reports Optimism

The Incentive Research Foundation announced the release of the IRF 2018 Outlook Study, an analysis of how incentive, rewards and recognition programs are being designed and budgeted for 2018. Both the incentive travel and rewards segments reported optimism for the economy and its impact on the industry.

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Top Brands Certified as Women's Enterprise

Top Brands Inc., a national marketing company and supplier of name-brand merchandise and awards for corporate programs since 1961, announced they have successfully met WBENC's standards as a Women's Business Enterprise.

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Incentivefox Helps Dealerships

Incentivefox, which offers an offer-and-reward platform where dealerships can easily collect referrals, re-engage with their customer base and improve employee retention, has announced the full U.S. release of its Dealership Automated Referral Rewards Solution.

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Paramax Adds Social Element, PEPPER

After 14 years of developing countless improvements and customizations for real-world applications, Paramax has launched PEPPER, the Paramax Engagement Points Platform for Employee Recognition.

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The Meeting Place Redefines Remote Work

Celebrity Cruises redefines what it means to 'work remotely' with the reveal of The Meeting Place—a state-of-the-art meeting venue onboard the heralded Celebrity Edge.

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