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I wanted to say thank you for the last week-end in Chicago and CIS training.

I learned a lot from the class and enjoyed offering a bit of a different perspective as an end user.

Great group of people and great material.
Thanks for your efforts!

Jack Kolb, CIS
Field Promotions Manager
Marketing-Field Promotions
American Family Insurance

Introduction

The CIS, Certified Incentive Specialist, is an entry level certification program from SITE.

Professionals from around the globe will acquire in an efficient manner a broad comprehension of the incentive travel industry. All emerging professionals, faculty members and students aspiring to enter this specialized segment of the meetings and events industry may use CIS as a stepping stone to reach higher levels of professionalism.

Individuals will - in a two day seminar/workshop - learn the fundamentals of incentives, the origins of incentive programs and incentive travel, the value chain, the value proposition of motivational programs and non-cash awards, the composition of the market, the makings of a program and a program budget, industry tools and platforms and other valuable information.

Should you already be a professional with previous experience, CIS will provide you with elements to reach higher standards of education and industry best practice.

CIS is designed for SITE members and non-members alike in the knowledge that SITE serves as a source of expertise, knowledge and personal connections that will catapult and sustain professional growth, and help build the value of extraordinary motivational experiences worldwide.

The CIS (Certified Incentive Specialist):

1. Is a group learning experience

2.
Seeks to have as many professionals as possible involved.

3.
Is a certification which acknowledges the experience of some and elevates the knowledge of all.

4.
Will give certified professionals a greater understanding of the theory and practice of creative and effective Motivational Programs and Motivational Travel within the value chain.

5.
Is a pre-requisite for the CITE certificate, ensuring a consistent baseline understanding and attained criteria.

CIS professionals will become members of a community with specific privileges that will enhance their recognition.

CIS professionals will need to re-certify with SITE every 3 years. This incurs a with a 25.- USD processing fee. Please read "CIS Re-Certification guidelines".

CIS seeks to elevate the professionalism and competitiveness of all industry professionals, including members and non-members.

CIS Endorsements
CONPEHT, Pan American Confederation of Schools
of Hotel Management, Catering and Tourism
2014 Sponsors
Barceló Hotels & Reosrts
am resorts
Alberta, Canada

Dominican Republic
IVI DMC
Grand Palladium Punta Cana Resort and Spa
2014 Supporters
SITE New York
SITE International Conference 2014

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aibtm
imex america
Thanks to all of our supporters/Sponsors
who were part of the success in our first years.


Thanks to all our 2012/2013 Supporters
 
 
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