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Incentive Research Foundation Names Susan Adams Chair Elect in 2023

[New Brunswick, NJ] (October 25, 2022) – Next Level Performance, an industry leader in group travel, meetings and events, is pleased to announce that Susan Adams has been named Chair Elect of the Incentive Research Foundation’s (IRF) Executive Committee for 2023. Susan is the current Vice President of Engagement Strategies & Corporate Services at Next Level Performance. She is an accomplished industry veteran, …

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Next Level Performance Announces Leadership Advancements in Group Travel

[New Brunswick, NJ] (October 14, 2022) – Next Level Performance, an industry leader in group travel, meetings and events, is pleased to share a series of promotions and advancements in our travel operations team. “After a period of rapid growth and the successful delivery of the biggest travel season in our history, we are pleased to announce the promotion of several members of …

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Celebrating 45 Years

It’s time to celebrate our 45th Work Anniversary. Our company was founded in 1976 by Jim Dittman. He wanted to create a place where he would want to work not necessarily a big company, but a great company. In the years since, we have grown into a vibrant organization focused on helping companies move their people to the next level.

Success Story: Project Gratitude

A US bank with 5,000 employees wanted to increase meaningful recognitions to team members who were asked to change how they did business to support social distancing.

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Is Your Recognition Program Effective?

HR leaders often ask, “How can we be sure we have a world-class recognition program?” Here are some things to consider if you really want to make your recognition program as effective as it can be.

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New Director of Travel Experiences Joins Next Level Performance

Next Level Performance has named Leigh Wilkins as the company’s new Director, Travel Experiences. After working for Next Level Performance on the travel team for several years in the past, Leigh returns to co-manage the company’s award-winning travel department alongside the Director of Travel Operations.

Q&A With Jim and Dave Dittman on the Future of Next Level Performance

Next Level Performance is the new name for Dittman Incentive Marketing, which was one of the first full-service incentive firms. Rather than selling the company, Jim Dittman is passing the reins to his son Dave, who has spent almost his entire career preparing for this job. Jim will remain involved as an active Chairman; Dave will serve as President.