Slideshow Top 10 employee incentives

Published
  • October 02 2017, 1:00pm EDT
11 Images Total

Overview

These workplace rewards are used most frequently by employers, according to Brett Reizen, founder and CEO of Entertainment Benefits Group, the parent company of TicketsatWork.

10) Dining

Who doesn’t love to try new cuisine? Access to restaurant gift cards and or special restaurant deals to treat employees and loved ones to a fantastic meal is always a go-to option for employers and employees.

Content Continues Below


9) Unique experiences

The opportunity to see where the magic happens, get a backstage tour, or walk past the rope and skip the line are great experiences that are available for rewarding and truly unique perks.

8) Things to do

Visiting museums and site seeing tours are fun for both locals and travelers. Whether you are looking to keep visiting family members or friends occupied and/or need to plan activities for your next vacation, there are hundreds of tours and attractions to meet everyone’s tastes. From walking tours, to food tours, to hop-on, hop-off bus tours to breathtaking views from hundreds of feet above ground. What better reward than the opportunity to explore a new city by getting out and having fun?

7) Seasonal destinations

Summer is the most popular time for travel, followed by the holidays. Trips to the beach, national parks and theme parks are among the most popular family vacations, as well as trips overseas. Ski season is also a great opportunity for getting outdoors.

Content Continues Below


6) Sporting events

Catch a game or attend an annual tournament hosted in your city. Employees and employers love to have options to experience sporting events or cheer on their favorite team. With more than 40 games per season for baseball and basketball, this is always a fantastic incentive idea that is available year round.

5) Live entertainment shows

Concerts, Broadway shows, Las Vegas shows, touring shows and other live events account for a significant percentage of sales for EBG’s Corporate Programs Division. Shows are perfect for employees to take advantage of at home, as well as in top U.S. destinations including: Las Vegas, New York, Chicago, Miami and San Francisco, among many other cities.

4) Theme parks and attractions

The opportunity to get away with family, friends and loved ones to experience a world-class theme park is an extremely special reward. With discounts and exclusive savings, employees can redeem rewards to plan a once-in-a-lifetime experience or even supplement the price of tickets for the most popular attractions and resorts including: Universal Orlando Resort, Walt Disney World, Six Flags, Busch Gardens, Sea World and hundreds of other theme parks and attractions.

Content Continues Below


3) Hotels

Travel continues to be one of the most highly desired incentives for employees. The ability to book from a wide selection of top brands in multiple locations is essential for employees looking to redeem rewards on travel.

2) Movie tickets

What better way to spend an evening than at the movies? Movie tickets are one of the most popular products on TicketsatWork, with employees purchasing thousands of movie tickets at top theater chains across the country, such as Regal Entertainment, AMC Theaters and Showcase Cinemas, among many others.

1) Gift cards

Retail and restaurant gift cards are the No. 1 incentive product for employees. Research shows that 71% of employees choose to redeem rewards certificates with a value of $50 or less for gift cards.