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Reward, Relax, Rejuvenate.

We take care of everything. And we don’t take that word “everything” lightly. We coordinate all the details for an unforgettable incentive experience that matches the culture of your company, your participants’ personalities and the objectives of the travel rewards program.

What can Summit Planners do for you?

We’re here to execute your result-driven incentive experiences to increase sales, improve employee engagement, and create unforgettable customer experiences. 

What that really means, is that while you focus on the high-level event details, we tackle the behind-the-scenes work of negotiating contracts for accommodations, food and beverage, air, charters, ground transportation, and activities. 

Summit Planner's Incentive Program Services:

  • Recommendations are customized to the culture of your business
  • We work out the negotiations and contracts with suppliers, ensuring a smooth experience
  • The design and orchestration of the entire program is considered to flow as an organized process
  • Your transportation needs are managed from start to finish including flights, ground transfers and luggage coordination
  • Food and beverage as well as any AV requirements are arranged
  • Activities, rooming lists, registration and confirmation communication are all managed by our staff
  • After program budget reconciliation 
  • Peace of mind – we take on the planning and address any expected challenges while you focus on what you do to make your business a success

Why Invest in Incentive Travel?

It’s no secret that rewarding people for their performance is a strong motivator. It’s also an investment. Summit strives to protect that investment and provide an experience that continues to give back long after the bags are unpacked. 

Benefits:

  • For every dollar spent in incentive travel, business gains $12.50 in increased revenue and $3.80 in new profits (US Travel Association, Oxford Economics: The Return on Investment of Business Travel)

  • Incentive travel has the highest level of cost accountability when compared with advertising, direct marketing and event marketing (Recognition Council, Incentive Marketing Association, The Time for Employee Recognition and Rewards Program is Now)

  • Incentive programs can result in increased performance of an individual by 22 percent and a team by 44 percent (Eric Friedman, 10 Steps to Keeping Employees Engaged and Motivated)

  • 70 percent of those surveyed value the opportunity to experience something that could not experience on their own (Site International Foundation and the Incentive Travel Council, Incentive Travel: The Participant’s Viewpoint, Part III: Memorable Characteristics of Incentive Travels)

Additional Benefits:

  • Build teamwork, increase sales, strengthen networks, show appreciation to top achievers, and reward valued employees and customers

  • Boost morale among employees and customers

  • Move employees and customers to action

  • Challenge the sales force to sell and the customers to buy

  • Stimulate off-season sales and attract new customers

  • Inspire loyalty among employees and customers

  • Allow staff time to remain focused on work rather than travel planning