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The Importance of Incentives — Part 4: Cash Isn’t King

carrotWhat could possibly be a better motivator than a big pile of cash? You may think nothing could top that, but studies have consistently shown non-cash incentives to be a far better motivator of employee performance than cash rewards. If that’s the case, it’s probably time to invest in some creative and unique incentive programs to really get the gears turning. We’ve already discussed that people are a company’s greatest asset, so it’s important to do more to engage, entice and retain the top talent that makes a business special.

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Savvy Planning Tips — Get the Word Out

announce2Without a doubt, it’s important to seek value and get the most out of your resources when planning an event. But it’s hard to amplify value and make an impact if people aren’t aware of and excited for your event. This Savvy Planning Tip is about using technology to get the word out so all your hard work pays off when delivering a phenomenal experience.

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The Importance of Incentives — Part 3: Team Building and Innovation


There are myriad technological solutions intended to replicate the effect of in-person interaction. While these tools are not without merit in an increasingly mobile and remote workplace, nothing will ever replace the impact of true face time; face-to-face interaction in the right environment creates experiences that drive team cohesion unlike anything else.

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You don’t power events with paper. Technology awaits.


You have enough on your plate when you are planning an event, so why not try and make things easier. Fortunately for all of us, technology geeks around the world have designed a host of tools that are now at our disposal to help plan and run events smoother than ever before.

The tools don’t just help you run your event smoother, they give your event a modern, professional feel that has become the expectation. There are tons of options out there, and these are just a few that we find particularly helpful.

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The Importance of Incentive Programs — Part 2: Money Well Spent

roiWhen it comes to running a business, you’re always going to face questions about spending. Which of your expenses are part of the cost of doing business, and which ones are superfluous and wasteful? Certainly, it can be hard to tell sometimes. We’re not going to pretend to have the answers to all your questions, but we can certainly set you straight when it comes to spending on meetings and incentives. The data is there. The research has been done. Spending on meetings, incentives and business travel consistently sees a remarkable ROI.

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Savvy Planning Tips — Plant a Beautiful Idea

flowers1Without a doubt, it’s important to seek value when planning an event. This doesn’t mean you can cut corners, but you can make your resources go farther. In this installment of our Savvy Planning Tips, we’d like to plant an idea for your event décor: step up your use of plants and florals.

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Savvy Planning Tips – Fabulous Food Trucks

greentruckWithout a doubt, it’s important to seek value when planning an event. This doesn’t mean you can cut corners, but it’s about making your resources go further. This installment of our Savvy Planning Tips involves feeding your guests and creating unique atmosphere all in one step.


Bring food trucks to the hotel for a themed welcome reception. That’s right, food trucks are becoming increasingly trendy and popular in high-end settings. Food trucks lend an alternative aesthetic to your event that is simultaneously chic and vintage, and they really serve to highlight the local ‘flavors’ of your event’s location. Starting off your event with this unexpected display is sure to make for a memorable experience.

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Fall Destination Ideas

NZ Wine CountryOh, the offseason. It’s an overlooked time of the year, but only for the uninitiated. The reality is autumn provides both incredible value and a remarkable aesthetic for many places. Why fight high demands and inflated costs for a location that is quite plausibly more pleasant in the fall, which happens to coincide with reduced demand and costs. The summer travel rush may be over, but that just means more opportunity for you.

That said, here are a few of our fall destination tips. Feel free to chime in with any of your own.

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Hot and Not. Where should you plan your next incentive program?

AussieThere’s a reason the top incentive travel destinations are the top incentive travel destinations. They’re obviously great, or people wouldn’t continue going there. But why keep going to the well when the competition gets more intense every year? Don’t battle for space in destinations that are in serious danger of becoming played out.

Don’t take to mean you should start planning an incentive program in Rock Island, Il, — there’s nothing wrong with you Rock Island, but your 39,018 residents can probably attest it’s not exactly buzzing with activity. The most important thing for people who want to be a part of an incentive program is a destination that inspires them, but it’s not the places you typically think of — Hawaii, Florida, Western Europe — that people really want to go to.

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