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AWARDS TOP ELECTRONICS GIFTS TECH TRENDS Finding Electronics merchandise that motivates By Ben Chapman E l e c t ro n i c s : It’s the product category that can zap life into hohum incentive programs, and fresh merchandise from leading suppliers is giving yet another boost to this vital arena of motivational merchandise. While most of this summer’s new technology is continuing to evolve along familiar lines, the sought-after product category continues to break new ground in incentives. A look at the electronics coming to market this season shows what really motivates. Digital cameras, GPS, high-end audio, and home theater are biggies, with peripherals and portable electronics rounding out the picture. Though many organizations are facing uncertain business conditions and budgetary pressure on incentives, Monster Cable’s iCarPlay (left) and Toshiba Qosmio laptop | August 2008 | Incentive | 63

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Incentive - August 2008
Editor's Note
In the News
Cover Story: Amgen and Avnet, a Pair of Fortune 200 companies, are taking two very Different Approaches to Rolling out a Global Recognition Program
Incentive Interview: Author, Speaker, Professor, Refugee; Steve L. Robbins’ many hats have led him to ask, “What if ... The World isn’t as We Think It Is?”
Case Study: Rudi’s Organic Bakery Found that an incentive trip with a Strong Social Responsibility Component Works Wonders
Gift Card IQ
Banking on Relationships
Corporate Comics Make Serious Points
Incentive Primer: Tom Miller
Gas Incentives Rev Up
Legal Ease: Pitfalls Beyond Taxes
My Turn: Airline Frequent Flier Programs
Travel News: Where To Go and What To Do
Amalfi Coast: A Classic Italian Destination
Hong Kong: The Original Chinese Incentive
Ireland: South, East, West, and Now North
potentials Here and Now
Electronics: Top Tech Trends
Luxury Goods: Exceptional Awards
Corporate Gifting: Rules and Ideas
Excite and Incent: Spot Rewards
Advertiser Index
Off the Cuff: Hollis H. Malone

Incentive - August 2008