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Incentives & Recognition

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Content focused on building programs that motivate, retain and grow your client's workforce.

7 Results

  • Expo 2020: Increase Your Corporate Gift Business

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 01/13/2020

    Corporate customers are increasingly requesting retail brands. In this session you’ll learn how corporate gifts can grow your business with current customers, how to sell retail brands and overcome pricing issues, where to find corporate gift suppliers, types of corporate gift programs and how to find the right contacts within your current accounts.

    Corporate customers are increasingly requesting retail brands. In this session you’ll learn how corporate gifts can grow your business with current customers, how to sell retail brands and overcome pricing issues, where to find corporate gift suppliers, types of corporate gift programs and how to find the right contacts within your current accounts.

    Cindy Mielke, CPIM

    Director of Channel Marketing

    Cindy Mielke, CPIM, is Tango Card’s Director of Channel Marketing - Incentives and has spent more than 20 years working with clients and partners on their incentive and recognition program rewards. A strong advocate for the incentive industry, Mielke is president emeritus of the Incentive Marketing Association and past president of the Incentive Gift Card Council. She currently serves on the board of the Incentive and Engagement Solutions Providers council, where she has also served as president.  

    Lore Rincon

    Sales Manager, Continental Premium Corporation

    Lore Rincon serves as Sales Manager at Continental Premium Corporation, a manufacturers sales representative firm who specializes in brand name merchandise. As an 18 year veteran of the incentive industry she takes pride in working with customers to place brand name merchandise in corporate gift, employee reward and customer loyalty programs. As a passionate ambassador of brand name merchandise, Lore has participated in several industry panel discussions and moderated education sessions. She currently serves on the Incentive Manufacturers & Representative Alliance (IMRA) board as Past President.

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    1 Credit

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    2. Please make sure your pop-up blocker is turned off in order to access the session once you select it.

    3. Once you have completed the session, please close the event recording or webinar window and proceed to the session launch page for the Online Education Survey to receive credit. Please note, it will not be on your event recording or webinar window.

  • Expo 2020: Change The Game: Incentives And Recognition

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 01/12/2020

    Are you a distributor who helps create inspiring incentives and recognition gifts? If not, why haven’t you started? During this seminar, Brad Brettschneider explains why entering incentives and recognition is a good strategy, as well as how to sell these products and services, the benefits of selling incentives, where to find prospects and customers and when to approach customers and prospects. Promotional product salespersons will walk away with knowledge and confidence to propel forward and expand their market via incentives and recognition. Real-life examples and case studies will be used to add context to presented ideas, as well as studies/information from the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF).

    Are you a distributor who helps create inspiring incentives and recognition gifts? If not, why haven’t you started? During this seminar, Brad Brettschneider explains why entering incentives and recognition is a good strategy, as well as how to sell these products and services, the benefits of selling incentives, where to find prospects and customers and when to approach customers and prospects. Promotional product salespersons will walk away with knowledge and confidence to propel forward and expand their market via incentives and recognition. Real-life examples and case studies will be used to add context to presented ideas, as well as studies/information from the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF).

    Brad Brettschneider

    Business Development Director, Hinda Incentives

    Brad Brettschneider is the business development director for Hinda Incentives, with over 30 years of experience in the incentive and recognition industry. He has worked for Procter & Gamble, Jostens Recognition and American Express Incentive Services. Brett Schneider founded and ran Corporate Recognition Consultants, Inc. for 20 years, selling and servicing incentive and recognition programs for Ford, Chrysler, Volkswagen of American, Hiram Walker and Long Beach Acceptance Corp. He holds the Incentive Marketing Association’s designation of Incentive Professional (IP), and he currently helps promo product distributors broaden their revenue base by selling incentives and recognition.

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    1 Credit

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    2. Please make sure your pop-up blocker is turned off in order to access the session once you select it.

    3. Once you have completed the session, please close the event recording or webinar window and proceed to the session launch page for the Online Education Survey to receive credit. Please note, it will not be on your event recording or webinar window.

  • Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS) Package

    Contains 27 Product(s)

    Get all your sessions registered in one-stop shopping style and complete at your own pace!

    Register for all your CAS required courses in one step.  You will have 1 year from the point of registration to complete the certification package.

    Please complete all dedicated courses and their quizzes: You will have 3 attempts to pass each quiz. You must answer 4 out of 5 questions correctly. If you have not passed a quiz after 3 attempts, please contact certification@ppai.org

    Please note in order to start working on your CAS please make sure you have completed the TAS Certificate program first.

  • Expo 2019: Solution Selling For Your Clients

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 01/13/2019

    Are you new to the industry and want to increase sales by offering incentives campaigns to your customers? Join Ryan Sauers and he will give you greater insight into designing awards, safety/wellness and recognition incentive program. This session will explain which of your accounts would be good candidates for these programs, which department you should talk to about these programs and more!

    Are you new to the industry and want to increase sales by offering incentives campaigns to your customers? Join Ryan Sauers and he will give you greater insight into designing awards, safety/wellness and recognition incentive program. This session will explain which of your accounts would be good candidates for these programs, which department you should talk to about these programs and more!

    Ryan Sauers

    President

    Ryan T. Sauers is president/CMO of Sauers Consulting Strategies. Sauers’s key consulting focus areas include sales growth, brand positioning, organizational strategy and customized marketing plans. Sauers is a national speaker and blogs for Printing Impressions and Print and Promo. He has been repeatedly recognized as one of the top 80 CMOs in the world. Sauers is an adjunct university professor teaching leadership and marketing to business leaders. Sauers is a Certified Marketing Executive and is the author of two best-selling books, Everyone is in Sales and Would You Buy from You?  

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    0.5 Point

    1. Register and watch the session. Please note it will open in a new window. Please do not close the session launch page.

    2. Please make sure your pop-up blocker is turned off in order to access the session once you select it.

    3. Once you have completed the session, please close the event recording or webinar window and proceed to the session launch page for the Online Education Survey to receive credit. Please note, it will not be on your event recording or webinar window.

  • CAS: Incentives, Premiums, and Recognition Programs 101

    Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/23/2018

    One of the first steps in becoming a program seller is to learn about the types of programs you can sell to your clients and target audience. Join Paul Kiewiet, MAS+ for this introductory course and he will cover the basics of premiums, incentives and recognition programs for the promotional products distributor.

    One of the first steps in becoming a program seller is to learn about the types of programs you can sell to your clients and target audience. Join Paul Kiewiet, MAS+ for this introductory course and he will cover the basics of premiums, incentives and recognition programs for the promotional products distributor.


    Paul Kiewiet, MAS+

    Founder, Promotion Concepts, Inc.

    Paul A Kiewiet MAS+ founded a sales promotion agency and sold consumer sales promotions, dealer incentives, years of service and other premium, incentive and recognition programs to companies such as Kellogg’s, Whirlpool, Borden and Coca-Cola. He was chairman of PPAI, inducted into the PPAI Hall of Fame and currently serves as the executive director of MiPPA.

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  • Expo 2016: Incentives 101: An Overview For Promotional Product Professionals

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    A basic primer on how offering incentive solutions is similar to offering promotional products, what the significant differences are, and how you can expand your promotional products sales by offering incentives.

    Join Sean Roark for this session on incentives 101. A basic primer on how offering incentive solutions is similar to offering promotional products, what the significant differences are, and how you can expand your promotional products sales by offering incentives.

    Sean Roark, CPIM

    Stage Manager, a corporate Marketing Director and Chief Operating Officer

    A true Renaissance man, Sean brings his expertise as a theatrical Stage Manager, a corporate Marketing Director and Chief Operating Officer in widely diverse companies such as a Broadway costume house, voice-recognition company and a web-based video conferencing service, to bear in everything he does. Listing his extensive experience does not begin to describe his marketing genius. Sean is able to see things that most are not, and he easily communicates these insights to our clients, large and small. Combining his gift with his managerial experience and creative talents, Sean brings unique and complete solutions to every client interaction.

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  • Expo 2016: How To Navigate Brand: Where Promotional Products Meet Incentives!

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    A panel discussion with major industry representatives on how to get the most out of your time on the BRAND show floor, including a review of the different opportunities represented by exhibitors from the incentive marketplace.

    Join Sean Roark for this session how to navigate BRAND. A panel discussion with major industry representatives on how to get the most out of your time on the BRAND show floor, including a review of the different opportunities represented by exhibitors from the incentive marketplace.

    Sean Roark, CPIM

    Stage Manager, a corporate Marketing Director and Chief Operating Officer

    A true Renaissance man, Sean brings his expertise as a theatrical Stage Manager, a corporate Marketing Director and Chief Operating Officer in widely diverse companies such as a Broadway costume house, voice-recognition company and a web-based video conferencing service, to bear in everything he does. Listing his extensive experience does not begin to describe his marketing genius. Sean is able to see things that most are not, and he easily communicates these insights to our clients, large and small. Combining his gift with his managerial experience and creative talents, Sean brings unique and complete solutions to every client interaction.

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    1 Point