include international participants in the non-cash rewards
programs they operate.
Canada and Mexico are the most common regions on the corporate
side, with Europe and Asia also prevalent on the providerside.
According to IRF There is a strong positive outlook for budget increases
in the coming year, andthe industry also expects the number of
participants earning rewards to increase.
Almost half of the incentives industry has an average per-person
non-cash rewardspend of $250 or less.
Electronics are the most prevalent rewards with third-party service
providers, while clothing/apparel is most common
for the corporate audience.