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Welcome Premier Industry Buyers

Motivation Experience, November 11-13, 2020, Marriott Marquis Chicago, will offer premium buyer invitations to secure the participation of the leading buyers in our field. Program will provide a voucher for reimbursement of airfare, hotel rooming nights, education, curriculum, certification, networking, as well as food and beverage. 

Why Attend Motivation Experience

Attendee's will be provided an opportunity to not only meet, network and engage with leading brands in our marketplace, but be provided with  content on incentives, recognition, loyalty, training, reward experience, travel, ISO standards, and technology.


  • Gain industry knowledge with world class education
  • Discover new and innovative suppliers
  • Source great ideas to enhance your programs
  • See new products and services in an interactive environment
  • Make valuable connections with your industry peers  

Open to all Premium Buyers

If you plan and/or purchase rewards, recognition, incentive, loyalty, meetings, events, and experiences, you should attend Motivation Experience.  Access to tradeshow is free to qualified buyers.

  • Incentive Company
  • Rewards Organization
  • Engagement Solution Provider
  • Promotional Product Distributor 
  • Meeting planners (corporate, government, association, independent)
  • Incentive travel + special event planners
  • Sales and marketing managers
  • Marketing managers 
  • Human resource managers 
  • Corporate agents
  • Communications managers

Interested and have questions?

Please contact Nick Gazivoda at 888-741-8880 ext. 100

Premium Hosted Buyer Terms and Conditions


Hosted Buyer Terms and Conditions

Motivation Experience will offer premium hosted buyer options to qualified management and buyers for solution providers such as incentive, recognition, loyalty and promotion companies, as well as to corporate practitioners. 


To qualify for a fully hosted or partially hosted premium buyer program, individuals must recommend, purchase, or buy rewards, incentive, and recognition products and services.

Program Participation 

You agree to participate in this process, including (a) completing a registration form with questions about your company and job role, (b) participating in a combined opt-in and opt-out process to select sponsors for potential meetings, and (c) adding meetings to your calendar. 

Program Options

Option 1: Fully Hosted Premium Buyer Program

Requires 20 verified Expo exhibit visits – includes airfare reimbursement (up to $350), two-nights hotel accommodations at the host hotel, program meals, and Motivation Experience education programs. Does not include the optional RPI and IMA certification.

Option 2: Semi Hosted Premium Buyer Program

Requires 12 verified Expo exhibit visits – includes twonights hotel accommodations at the host hotel, program meals, and Motivation Experience education programs. Does not include the optional RPI and IMA certification.

What is Included

Thursday November 12 Lunch, Evening Reception, and Dinner 

Friday November 13 Breakfast and Lunch

Education Pass 

Access to Networking Events 

Not included

Transfers, incidentals, in-room dining, or items purchased in the room; drinks or meals outside of organized events.

Air Reimbursement Process

Air reimbursement will be provided in the form of a Visa, American Express, MasterCard gift card, or company check following the completion of all requirements as set forth in the Hosted Buyer Program and may take between four to six weeks for an audit process to be completed. The final step to receiving your air travel reimbursement (airfare for fully hosted buyers), we require that you complete the agreed number of meetings and submit your buyer passport at the end of the event. We may also request a feedback form providing specific evaluations of each meeting (we will also ask participating sponsors to provide feedback on their meetings with you). Reimbursement is conditional upon completion of all of your scheduled meetings and electronic travel receipts within two weeks of the event. 

Information Sharing

Motivation Experience reserves the right to share information you provide to us relevant to the success of the Hosted Buyer Program with participating sponsors at various stages of the program process. 

Failure to Complete Meetings

If you do not complete your scheduled and agreed number of meetings, we will not be responsible for any costs associated with your travel. The hotel will charge your credit card for the two night stay. 

Cancellation & Substitutes

If you are approved for the Premium Hosted Buyers Program but become unable to participate, you agree to suggest one or more substitutes from your organization as your replacement in the program. Acceptance of any substitute is subject to our approval via email. Please note you will be charged for one room night, administrative fees and the evening reception if you cancel after October 12, 2020 without a qualified replacement ($575).


You value your privacy and we respect that. When you register or purchase with Motivation Experience, or our affiliated events, we need to collect a certain amount of information about you to make registering easier for you and for us. We believe that you have a right to know how we use that information and how we keep it secure. So we’ve answered the most frequently asked questions below. If you have any more questions about our policy, just call us at (888) 741-8880 ext.100, email

What information do we collect?

When you register online or in person or for our events, we require to know your name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. If you are purchasing registration or services from us, we will also require your billing address, credit card number and credit card expiration date so we can process and fulfill your purchase or registration. It also lets us keep you updated on the status of your order. We will provide you with updated event information, schedules, instructions and details regarding your name badge when you attend one of our affiliated events. 

How do we use the information?

When you register for any of our events, we use your information to process and fulfill your registration order. We may send you an email to confirm or to update you on your order, as well as reminders, updates and newsletters about attending our events. We may also need to contact you by regular mail, email or phone if we have any questions about your order.

When you register for one of our events, your information is made accessible to our sponsors, exhibitors, and official contractors. 

If at any time you do not wish to continue to receive these communications you may unsubscribe by contacting us at (888) 741-8880 ext.100, or email

With your express consent, when you purchase, register on our website, we’ll use the information you give us to send you email or regular mail about our products, services you might be interested in.

We may also use the information through your job profile that will help us personalize your experience by using your product interests and purchase information to recommend other products, services or promotions that we believe might interest you, including those of other companies. Also, we may, from time to time, combine your information with information of other customers to help us analyze trends, purchasing patterns and preferences, and demographics.

How can you access or change your information or unsubscribe to receiving information about new products and promotions from us?

If you want to update your information or remove yourself from any of our email or regular mailing lists, simply call us at just call us at (888) 741-8880 ext.100, email, or write to us at:

Motivation Experience 

Attn: Customer Service

P.O. Box 154 

Poughquag, NY 12570

Please note that your request to be removed from mailing lists might take up to seven (7) days to become effective. Even if you’re removed from a list, if you order online, we will send you an email to confirm your order and may need to contact you by phone, email or regular mail if we have questions about your order. There will be an “unsubscribe” option within each promotional email that you receive from us so you can automatically remove your name from our mailing list, if desired.

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