Gift Card Industry News

IMA CPIM Certification Highlights Importance of Program Design

Posted on 11/18/2022
Over 250 individuals have received an Incentive Professional (IP) designation and more than 50 have earned the Certified Professional of Incentive Management (CPIM) certification.

Hollis Thornton Elected IGCC Board President

Posted on 8/18/2022
New officers and directors announced for 2022-2023 IGCC board.

Incentive Gift Card Council is Now Incentive Gift Card Coalition

Posted on 8/17/2022
New logo and new name better reflect collaborative, inclusive nature of IGCC for members and the industry.

Fintan Connolly Elected IMA Board President

Posted on 8/5/2022
New officers and directors announced for 2022-2023 IMA board.

US Businesses Spend $176 Billion on Incentives, Recognition, Rewards, Incentive Travel & Gifting

Posted on 8/4/2022
A new Incentive Marketplace Estimate Research Study reveals that 84% of US businesses spend $176 billion annually on award points, gift cards, trips and travel, merchandise, and experiential rewards to reward sales staff, employees, channel partners

Ric Neeley Receives 2022 IMA President’s Award

Posted on 7/13/2022
Ric Neeley, CPIM, Hinda Incentives, was honored with the 2022 IMA President’s Award at the IMA Summit Awards.

IMA Honors Jon Hanson with Karen Renk Award

Posted on 7/13/2022
Software provider honored for nearly 40 years of industry support and mentorship.

Tom Leahy Receives IMA Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on 7/13/2022
Retired corporate gifting and incentive industry leader recognized for decades of volunteer leadership and lasting contributions to the industry.

IMA Announces 2022 Excellence Award Winners

Posted on 7/13/2022
Create Direct, Motivforce, All Star Incentive Marketing, Blackhawk Network, WorkStride, Agência Digi, C.A. Short Company, Tango Card and Uwin Iwin Performance Incentives were recognized for the development of outstanding incentive and recognition pro

Hollis Thornton Named Inaugural Incentive Industry Influencer

Posted on 7/13/2022
Gift card leader honored for modeling high standards, leadership and positive impact on the incentive industry.