Incentive Works

8:00-9:00 AM
Incentive Travel RFPs and Responses

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) are the primary tool that buyers use to express requirements for an incentive travel experience. The response to the RFP is the supplier’s opportunity to demonstrate how they can fulfill these requirements and provide a memorable

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8:00-9:00 AM
App Storm: Event Apps & Solutions That Can Change Your Event-planning Universe

Get the latest info on game-changing apps and solutions for event planners. Break the status quo and see what else is out there that can save you time and keep you organized. From Evernote for Site Inspections to apps you

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8:30-10:15 AM
Change Your Mindset: Salesperson or Strategic Partner?
Presented by: Jessie States

The meeting cycle looks a lot different than it did 10 years ago, and the challenges meeting professionals face continue to stymie their progress and impede the success of their events. But what does that mean to you, the supplier?

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8:30-10:15 AM
Advancing from Meeting Manager to Strategic Director

In order to progress your career and ensure that you continue to be a valued member within your organization—especially if there is a structured meeting management program in place—you need to do more than successfully manage a meetings department. You

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9:15-10:15 AM
Increase Your Likeability Factor and Win With Relationships
Presented by: Nikki Pett

How do you form meaningful connections with people you meet? And once you’ve met them how do you deepen that business relationship? In this session, you’ll discover five strategies to instantly form genuine connections, which will help you do business.

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9:15-10:15 AM
Effectively Managing Your Events Outside the Inbox!

When you’re planning an event, you get a lot of emails. And keeping things organized, especially when you get busy, can be stressful. But it doesn’t have to be. Producing an event is much like managing a project, so why

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9:15-10:15 AM
Incentive Travel Resource Management: Technology, Social Networks and Staff

Managing resources for your incentive travel program is more than simply managing staff. Technology can be your biggest ally in achieving program goals. In this session, you’ll learn how collaboration tools and social networks can help you achieve results. You’ll

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8:45-10:15 AM
What’s Trending? The Now and Future of Meetings and Events
Presented by: Christian Savelli

Discover the current challenges and opportunities facing you and your peers and preview the future based on the most recent research in the meeting and event space. Then, deep dive into a series of trends. Learn how to adapt some

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8:45-10:15 AM
Creating WOW Incentives: Communication and The Customer Experience

Designing an incentive travel experience that wows participants and accomplishes goals is what every incentive travel planner strives for. And in this session, we’ll discuss how communication and the customer experience play a key role in delivering the WOW factor.

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8:45-10:15 AM
Designation Drill-down
Presented by: Angela Layton, CMP, CMM

CEM, CMP, CMM, CSEP … OMG! Your role as a meeting professional is evolving quickly—and so are the professional designations available to you as a new industry landscape takes shape. If you are looking to enhance your career with professional

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8:45-10:15 AM
Content Marketing and Curation

It’s getting tougher and tougher to engage with attendees. That is unless you’re giving them something they can use. That’s where content marketing comes into play. If you can market your company and your event to members, clients and attendees

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