Putting people first

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  • We believe in putting your people first, because we do the same with our team and our community.

    Our core values of respect, integrity, trust, and exceeding expectations all speak to the larger goal of always remembering that what we do isn’t about event logistics or exciting rewards – it’s about people. And coming up with innovative, inspiring ways to recognize them for a job well done. How fun is that?

    Fun. Innovative. Understanding. It’s in our DNA.

  • Putting your people first

    At Motivation Excellence, we believe that events, meetings and incentives are more emotional than transactional, because at the end of the day, they’re about people. People who feel pride and accomplishment because they’re meeting goals, achieving greatness, and contributing outstanding work to benefit your entire operation.

    Whether we’re launching products, organizing meetings, or formulating incentives, we’re people-centric. Are you?

    You’re never simply commemorating a task or kicking off a sales initiative. You’re rewarding a partner, or energizing a group of people. That’s the difference between a business operation and a celebration of people working towards a goal together. And we get that.

    Each of our solutions and services leverages your organizational culture, specific target goals, unique experiences, and best practices for encouraging your top performers.

    Achievement. Relationships. Putting people first. It’s how we define excellence.

    Our Awards

    our team’s work recognized

    Nurturing a culture of inclusivity, creativity and trust is paramount at Motivation Excellence. We’re extremely proud to be recognized both as a company and as an incentive travel partner for our clients.

    Whether it’s an award honoring our business practices or outstanding achievement for a travel program, it comes down to the people we have on our team. We are grateful to everyone who works with Motivation Excellence to create this award-winning environment!

    Our community inspires us

    We put the same level of passion and determination in giving back to our community as we do into inspiring your top performers. Individually and as a group, the Motivation Excellence team can be found throughout the Chicago area, contributing to everything from fighting youth hunger to supporting our public servants.
    We build giving back into our everyday lives. Whether we’re donating to local causes or working together to provide tangible needs, our team is passionate about providing for others.

    Snack for Charity

    The profits from our office snack bar are donated to a different charity each month – often hand selected by causes our employees care about.

    Holiday Outreach

    Over the holidays our team loves to collaborate on Thanksgiving baskets, writing cards to troops overseas, angel tree giving, and more.

    Group Serving

    A favorite activity has been taking a team-building trip to Feed My Starving Children centers.

    ...and more

    We’re always looking for new ways to give back!

    Employer of Choice

    As an ‘Employer of Choice’ we value our employees because they are our competitive advantage. Our employees’ talents, character, and commitment to excellence are our strengths. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to grow and develop the talents and skills necessary for our team to be successful.

    Mutual Trust & Respect

    Teamwork achieves what individuals cannot. At Motivation Excellence, we embrace the diversity of our talents. We encourage an entrepreneurial attitude that generates mutual trust and respect, which promotes the entire team’s competitive spirit. We believe that being an ‘Employer of Choice’ is a journey, not a destination. It is a constant process that requires commitment and hard work from every employee to sustain success. Because our expectations are high, the rewards we enjoy are exceptional.

    Fun & Professional

    We are committed to providing a fun and professional work environment with benefits that enrich the lives of our employees and their families. We recognize that hard work is what makes us successful and we embrace opportunities to celebrate our successes.