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Welcome back Traverse City Film Festival!

by Jillian Fehrenbach on July 31, 2018 in Articles

The Traverse City Film Festival is back. Held every year at the end of July, this annual event was created in 2005 to help “save one of America’s few indigenous art forms—the cinema.” The mission of this non-profit organization, co-founded by Oscar-winning film director Michael Moore, is to show great movies that represent excellence in filmmaking; in … Continue reading “Welcome back Traverse City Film Festival!”

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Incentive Communications

by Stephanie Roppolo on March 5, 2018 in Incentive Travel

Why companies struggle, and creative ideas to make your next campaign easier.  Do you struggle to communicate your incentive programs? Read our latest blog article, which includes untapped resources to help your campaign stand out.

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Wellness & Incentives — Part I

by Stephanie Roppolo on in Incentive Travel, Wellness

Build Wellness into your meeting planning today. Click here to read how.

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State Department Launches New Travel Advisory Program

by Jillian Fehrenbach on January 29, 2018 in Group Travel, Incentive Travel, Individual Travel

A first step in planning any trip abroad involves checking the travel advisories for your intended destination. If you’ve ever been confused about the difference between travel warnings and advisories, you’re not alone. Of course, if you’re traveling with us, we automatically monitor each location for any safety concerns. Even so, you may want to … Continue reading “State Department Launches New Travel Advisory Program”

Incentive Travel Programs Work

by Stephanie Roppolo on January 3, 2018 in Incentive Travel

If you are looking for a special way to thank people who have done a great job – and motivate others to do their best – consider an incentive travel program. Not only are you giving your staff unforgettable experiences and life-long memories, there are enormous benefits for your business too: It’s much more motivationalResearch … Continue reading “Incentive Travel Programs Work”

Move the Middle. Set Smaller Goals. (Part II)

by Stephanie Roppolo on November 27, 2017 in Employee Engagement

We believe that the greatest potential to propel your sales results lies in moving the middle 60-70% of your organization. Recently, we delivered recommendations on how to move the middle of your sales organization by coaching. Here, we’ll further explore this by focusing goals—baby steps, if you will—which can help your sales force gain incremental … Continue reading “Move the Middle. Set Smaller Goals. (Part II)”

Are You Engaging Your Attendees?

by Jillian Fehrenbach on October 24, 2017 in Employee Engagement, Employee Loyalty, Incentive Travel, Meetings

Engagement is certainly one of this year’s buzzwords. And there’s good reasoning behind that. The more engaged your customer, meeting/incentive attendee, or stakeholder, the more loyal they will be to your product, and therefore the more valuable they become to you. So, what are the best ways to engage your event attendees and leverage social … Continue reading “Are You Engaging Your Attendees?”

It’s Happening in the “D”!

by Leslie Blair on October 12, 2017 in Group Travel, Incentive Travel

We began 2017 talking about Detroit as a Comeback City, and as we enter the last quarter of the year, we’re going to provide an update on how that growth is continuing to accelerate. It’s led, of course, by the opening of LCA–Little Caesars Arena–in The District Detroit, a new sporting and entertainment area that … Continue reading “It’s Happening in the “D”!”

Mindfulness Meditation

by Jillian Fehrenbach on September 20, 2017 in Wellness

Mindfulness meditation, or shamatha, has been defined as “the practice of purposely focusing your attention on the present moment and accepting it without judgment.” It involves being kind and forgiving toward yourself and accepting your experience during meditation. Stay with it and it will become easier to accept anything that comes your way during your … Continue reading “Mindfulness Meditation”

Move the Middle. Start Coaching.

by Stephanie Roppolo on September 14, 2017 in Employee Engagement

Everyone is familiar with the statistics, but in case the infamous bell curve is new to you, 70% of your workforce falls in the middle — referring to the middle of your company’s revenue earning potential. Let’s refresh. The we are mentioning looks like this: However, did you know that your B players hold the … Continue reading “Move the Middle. Start Coaching.”