26th annual education invitational

The IRF's 26th Annual Education Invitational will take place at Loews Hotel Miami Beach Hotel, June 19 – 23, 2019. With education and activities centered around the theme “The Art of the Experience,” this exclusive event provides over 500 invited attendees with direct exposure to the industry’s preeminent voices and applicable analysis of the IRF’s research.

This year’s event will feature over eight hours of education that will highlight trends and insights from many of the IRF’s twelve research projects scheduled for 2019 release. Attendees will have the opportunity experience Miami with a selection of destination activities, including the IRF’s first ever culinary tour. Throughout the event, there will be networking opportunities for all attendees, the vast majority in vice president level positions or above.

Loews Miami Beach Hotel invites attendees to experience a reimagined, luxury escape like no other in the heart of South Beach’s vibrant Art Deco District. The recently redesigned resort offers guests an oceanfront haven where sophisticated style meets beachfront chic. Attendees can enjoy the hotel’s iconic pool deck with direct beach access, or bask in the luxury of 790 beautifully designed guestrooms. When it comes time for food and drink, four restaurants and lounges including Preston’s Market, Miami Joe Coffee Co., Bar Collins and Nautilus, in addition to the award-winning Lure Fishbar, allow attendees to savor the true flavors of Miami. VIP treatment is front and center at SOAK Cabana Deck, with adult-only cabana options; and for those looking to recharge, the hotel’s exhale Spa has a full menu of revitalizing and relaxing therapies. Additional Loews Miami Beach Hotel amenities include a state-of-the art Kids Club, fitness center, premium shopping at Splash and Splish boutiques and 65,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor function space, accommodating groups of 10 to 2,700 guests.

Outstanding benefits:

The Event: 25 years of delivering a proven and valuable business-networking event, attracting the top decision makers in the incentive and motivation industry. Year after year The Annual Education Invitational has provided to the sponsor organizations tangible new leads and business developed from the connections made through the senior decision makers who attend.

Attendees: The Invitational will provide direct access for sponsors to over 190 of the most influential senior level Corporate and Incentive industry buyers/decision makers in the world with a better than one to one ratio. And for buyers, the Invitational provides the opportunity to meet with the leading industry travel suppliers and enjoy a truly extraordinary destination.

Program: Four nights to experience the luxury and beauty that exists in Miami Beach.  Includes networking breakfasts, receptions and dinners, a full day of cutting-edge educational sessions presented by The IRF, a golf tournament, cabana day, and much more.

Destination Lifestyle Activity Options: There are exceptional non-golfer lifestyle activities highlighting the uniqueness of the Miami Beach and surrounding areas. 

Auctions: Participate in the most exciting and extensive live and silent auction held for Incentive professionals. Incredible worldwide trips, products and services will be offered exclusively only to this audience.