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On first looking into…Incentive Travel Industry Index Edition 2020

By Pádraic Gilligan, chief marketing officer, SITE   It’s certainly a stretch to attempt a solid connection between that sublime poet of the Romantic era, John Keats, and a modern day survey of incentive travel, but here goes regardless! Keats’ stunning sonnet ‘On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer’ tries to capture the poet’s astonished reaction to the poetry of Homer, (not the character fro...

Last call to make your mark on the Incentive Travel Industry Index

Great research in the meetings and incentives industry is vital for mapping out and planning for the future, which is why FICP (Financial and Insurance Conference Professionals), IRF (the Incentive Research Foundation) and SITE (the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence) partner each year with Oxford Economics to conduct the most comprehensive research into the incentive travel industry and its ...

The real incentive: to give a little back and help form this year’s Incentive Travel Industry Index

Great research in our industry is vital for mapping out and planning for the future and that is why FICP (Financial and Insurance Conference Professionals), IRF (the Incentive Research Foundation) and SITE (the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence) partner each year with Oxford Economics to conduct the most comprehensive research into the incentive travel industry and its future evolution. This...

Didier Scaillet steps down as CEO of SITE

The departure of Didier Scaillet, as CEO of the Society of Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) and the SITE Foundation has been announced via the association’s website blog section. SITE said Scaillet was “stepping back for personal reasons”. Scaillet, previously had helmed MPI also and had been leading SITE for almost three years, a period of growth. During his tenure, SITE enjoyed record membersh...

‘Nobody told me there’d be days like these’

I took the reins as CEO of SITE at the beginning of 2019 and, as you do when you start a new job, I expected the usual roller coaster ride with upswings and downswings. But, to quote John Lennon, “Nobody told me there’d be days like these”. Following two full years of upswings at SITE, during which we reached historically high membership numbers and retention percentages, our entire industry is no...

The Vancouver Manifesto

SITE Chief Excellence Officer Didier Scaillet shares some of the themes discussed by a record number of delegates at the association’s recent Global Conference in Canada

Motivating a corporate culture

Global association for the incentives industry, SITE’s CEO Didier Scaillet explains why your corporate culture is important to the success of an incentive travel programme.