Track: Incentives & Recognition
Corporate Gift Panel Discussion
You don’t have to go to retail to find retail brands. In this session, you’ll learn from suppliers and distributors where to find retail brands within the PPAI and corporate gift marketplace. You will learn the types of services provided by name-brand suppliers, distributors that are selling name brand merchandise as corporate gifts, and you will hear about case studies of corporate gifting programs. Seats are first come, first served for this session.
Speakers: (click image for details)
Cindy Mielke Tango Card View speaker details
Cindy Mielke, CPIM, is GC Incentive’s vice president of marketing and sales operations and has spent more than 20 years working with clients and partners on their incentive and recognition program rewards. Prior to joining GC in 2015, Mielke led integrated sales and marketing teams to success in large national companies such as Staples and Omaha Steaks. A strong advocate for the incentive industry, Mielke is president emeritus of the Incentive Marketing Association and past president of the Incentive Gift Card Council. She currently serves on the board of the Incentive and Engagement Solutions Providers council, where she has also served as president. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with additional education at the University of Nebraska Omaha, Ferris State University and Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business. She writes and speaks about the incentive and recognition industry whenever she can and educates international professional development students at the University of Nebraska Omaha who are fascinated and inspired by incentives and recognition in U.S. businesses.
- When: Monday, January 13, 2020
- Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
- Where: Breakers D
- MAS/CAS: MAS 1.5