Incentive Marketing Association's Conference Set
The association's new executive director is expected to be introduced when leaders of the incentive industry convene in Denver July 28-30.
The Incentive Marketing Association's 13th Annual Conference will take place July 28-30 in Denver, bringing together the industry's leaders and also seeing a changing of the guard. Executive Director Karen Renk is retiring, although she'll still be involved until the end of this year, and her replacement is expected to be introduced.
Byron G. Sabol, author of "Taming The Beast: Success With Difficult People," a well-known consultant and author, is the event's keynote speaker. He has been a part-time faculty member at five universities in California and Florida, and his articles on marketing, client service, communications, and international business development have been published in journals internationally, according to IMA. For more information about him, visit www.byronsabol.com.
Other presenters include Jason Atkins, president of 360incentives.com; Kelly Donovan, team leader at Online Marketing, Naylor, LLC; Jerry Klein, a 27-year veteran of the performance improvement industry who works for Maritz Motivation Solutions; Pete Mitchell, director of B2B Sales for Samsonite Corporation; and Michelle M. Smith, CPIM, who leads Return on Performance Magazine's Editorial Committee.
Sponsors include Maritz Travel, Bass Pro Shops, Hinda Incentives, Cabela's, Bulova, and Seiko.