Sales Incentive Trips: A Great Way To Reward Your Best Performers

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Benefit of Sales Incentive Trips

A sales incentive trip consists of the three 'R's – Relaxation, Recognition, and Reward. One must know that sales roles are incredibly strenuous and stressful, no matter the organization.

Sales employees have to prospect, build relationships, manage opportunities, and perform many other tasks to achieve both short-term and long-term revenue aims. The turnover rates for sale employees are enormous and replacing sales representatives cost companies tons of money each year.

To construct and manage successful sales logistics, companies need to perfect their infrastructure, hiring process, and compensation philosophy. There is a magnitude of reasons why a company can use sales incentive travels.

These reasons could be to stimulate sales of their products and services and recognize the top-performing sales representatives and motivate them and others further.

Many organizations have difficulty developing, promoting, and administering these programs to achieve desired results.

So, the primary question is: how do they work? And how can one set up an effective sales incentive travel program?

How Do They Work?

Well, This framework consists of five essential elements:

1. Alignment: Alignment refers to an opportunity to promote conjunction between the quota-bearing and non-quota-bearing employees in the functional groups that make up the revenue, perhaps by creating multiple versions of the incentive trips.

2. Transparency: Transparency can do this by creating a calendar with information about the trip, strict deadlines, next year's aims, evaluating and reviewing the previous year's incentive trip, and setting qualifications for the employees to go on next year's trip.

3. Accountability: Accountability can create a clear and concise ownership hierarchy and formal charter. The order can consist of executive leadership, sales, and non-sales stakeholders such as HR and the legal team.

4. Fairness: Fairness refers to setting up attainable sales targets. These targets should be achievable and quantifiable.

5. Connectivity: Connectivity refers to the marketing of the trip – presenting data on a monthly and a quarterly leaderboard and spreading posters around the office. Being part of an establishment that uses sales incentive trips can build teamwork and connections.
Sales incentive trips build such a relationship of friendship in which each employee participates in the celebration of every other employee's successes.

This teamwork leads to more efficient business dealings, which benefit the clients and ultimately benefit the owners, investors, and employees.

These sales incentive trips work. And for a myriad of reasons.

Successful salespeople are achievers and are motivated by winning. These non-monetary trips make you feel like a part of a particular elite group.

Achievers get the opportunity to connect. Being in the same space for some time builds camaraderie amongst the team.

We demonstrate a hallmark of our company. These trips show employees' commitment to the work-life balance and that the company cares about the employee – as an individual.

Create a personal connection with the top-sales performers. There is an intimate connection between the team members leading them to work better.

If we look at the psychological reasons why these sales incentive trips work, it is safe to say that they cover all four motivational factors.

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  • Evan Polin
    Sandler Training

    "I've been working with Bruce and his team on two projects and they've been great to work with. Bruce has helped us set up a referral/incentive program for us to roll out with our clients and strategic partners. Bruce was great to work with. He's set up a 7 tier program that allows for flexibility and he's also helped us to market the program."

  • Kevin O'Keefe
    Vice President World Wide Sales, Maginatics, Inc.

    "Beverly arranged and managed the early Envivio Sales incentive trips for us. Each of our events was an outstanding and motivating experience Our Sales team appreciated the attention to detail and to fun. Qualifying for the "trip" was a motivating factor behind many end of year sales pushes. I will use Beverly again in the future."

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    Laird Technologies

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    C& J Energy Services, Inc

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