by Lisa A. Grimaldi | August 18, 2015
Financial & Insurance Conference Planners has released a survey on trends affecting financial and insurance incentive programs. The survey of 91 planners, conducted by  email in June, revealed patterns for 2015. Among highlights: The number of incentive programs offered has largely remained the same as in previous years, while 17 percent reported an increase; 85 percent of respondents said the number of qualifiers for their incentive programs has either increased or stayed the same; all respondents engage a destination management company for at least one service for their incentive programs; 85 percent hold at least one international incentive program; 83 percent always or frequently require business sessions during their incentive programs; 40 percent always or frequently use a mobile app during their program, and 81 percent say the length of their programs has largely remained the same as in previous years.