The Incentive Research Foundation is pleased to announce that The IRF 2021 Education Invitational will take place from June 2-5, 2021, at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. Watch this video to learn more about our 2021 host property.

Additional information including sponsorship opportunities, registration details, and more will be available soon. Check back often for updates.


The 2021 event will feature a full day of education that will highlight trends and insights from many of the IRF’s research projects scheduled for 2020 and 2021 release. Attendees will have the opportunity experience Marco Island's unique offerings.

The IRF Education Invitational has been a proven and valuable business networking event for more than 26 years, attracting the top decision makers in the incentive and motivation industry. Year after year, the Invitational has provided tangible new leads and business developments for the event sponsors developed from connections made through senior decision makers who attend.

Our attendees represent every facet of the industry and include up to 200 of the most influential senior level corporate and incentive industry buyers and decisions makers in the world. The 190 buyers that attended the 2019 event represented over $1 Billion USD in annual industry spend. Buyers have the opportunity to connect with leading industry supplier organizations including hoteliers, merchandise and gift card partners, DMCs, and more.

The program features three nights to experience the luxury and beauty that exists in Marco Island. Attendance includes networking breakfasts, receptions and dinners, a full day of cutting-edge education sessions presented by the IRF, and the live and silent auctions.

IRF Live and Silent Auctions help the IRF to raise funds to continue providing cutting-edge, free industry research and education. Participation is the live and silent auctions provides access to exciting and extensive opportunities to visit unique destinations, luxury properties, and experience incredible products and services.

Thank you to our 2021 Host Property