Strategies & Solutions

that Inspire Extraordinary Performance

Welcome to
Motivation Excellence!

We hope you’ll stay awhile…


We believe inspiring extraordinary performance with our strategies and solutions is more emotional than transactional. At the end of the day it’s all about the feeling that comes over you and your target audience (employees, channel partners, sales team…).

Maybe it’s accomplishment, or pride or that warm, fuzzy sense of being a part of something special…the goal is to capture that sentiment and make it work for your organization going into the future!

It’s all about people, and our people are ready to make your people motivated, inspired and appreciated. In turn, your company sees the benefits of building engaged partners who care about your success.

People-FocusedSales Incentives|Meetings|Channel Incentives|Personalized Rewards|Employee Engagement|Virtual Offerings|Customer Loyalty|Group Travel !

What we do…

It’s about solving your business challenges by changing behaviors that drive financial results.

Our new home…

We’re pleased to present the new Chicago-area headquarters of Motivation Excellence! We designed the new space to reflect our culture of creativity and collaboration and our commitment to eco-friendly materials.

From the Newsroom

Blogs, employee spotlights, webinars and industry resources are just a click away.

Motivation Excellence Wins Prestigious SITE Crystal Award

Contact: Sky Z. Capriolo 847 843-6538 For Immediate Release Motivation Excellence Wins Prestigious SITE Crystal Award The “Oscars” of the incentive travel industry, the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence’s Crystal Awards,...

Get to Know ME with Mark Houska

We love getting to know our coworkers a bit better and sharing what we learn with you! In this month’s edition of Get to Know ME, we learn about a new member of our Sales Team, Mark Houska. He’s from a large family and loves to explore the world! Read on, and watch...

Encouraging Volunteering at Work Pays Off for Your Business!

Community involvement is a big deal at Motivation Excellence. At both our office locations, in Schaumburg, IL, and Traverse City, MI, our company sponsors volunteer activities several times a year AND allows employees to take two days off a year to help a favorite...

From Our Clients

You don’t have to take our word for it

“I have to tell you that Motivation Excellence has been instrumental in helping our company set itself apart from our competitors and draw closer to our customers. We cannot tell you how much your people mean to us. They are there supporting us, looking after us, and making us shine. We appreciate all that you and the MEI team does for us.”

VP of Sales, Building Supplies Distributor

“As if it were possible to exceed the outcome of the past two programs, you did! Not only our customers, but our associates and vendors alike confirmed that hands down, this was the best program yet.”

VP of Marketing, Construction Manufacturer