Kobie’s President Honored as Top Practitioner in the Loyalty Marketing Industry
St. Petersburg, FL (February 1, 2010) – Kobie Marketing, a leading loyalty marketing and technology agency, today announced President, Michael Hemsey, was named as one of 30 leading practitioners in the loyalty marketing industry. The Motivation Show, a leading loyalty marketing association, designated the honor. As a top practitioner, Hemsey has been asked to serve on the Motivation Show’s 2010 Conference Advisory Board.
Said Donna Oldenburg, Conference Director for The Motivation Show, “We’re very excited to announce thirty of the industry’s leading practitioners have agreed to serve on our Conference Advisory Board for 2010. This is an exceptional group of thought leaders that represent many of the leading organizations involved in the incentive, recognition, and loyalty marketplace. Their input and recommendations will be critical in helping us to design and deliver an education program with content that is timely and meaningful.”
Hemsey brings a wealth of industry best practices to the Conference Advisory Board. As President of Kobie Marketing, he is responsible for all facets of the loyalty marketing organization and works with the industry’s most respected brands, including Bank of America, Verizon, and the Royal Bank of Canada. Prior to Kobie, Hemsey managed the loyalty marketing and CRM/CEM programs for many top issuers and retailers; held leadership positions at Consumer Financial Network and Mutual of New York (MONY); and served on the Boards of Loeffler Randall Inc., DataComm Electronics, and the Notre Dame Alumni Association.
“The opportunity to collaborate with the team on the Loyalty Marketing Advisory Board is an exciting one,” said Hemsey. “Being acknowledged as a top loyalty marketing agency, and helping our clients deliver the best customer experience possible, is an honor and a privilege.”
The Motivation Show will be held October 12th in Chicago’s McCormick West and features attendees from top organizations around the world, including Caterpillar, Northwestern Mutual, Philips, RE/MAX, American Airlines, AT&T, Barnes & Noble, Eli Lilly, Fidelity, Ford, Harley-Davidson, Humana, Mercy Health, University of Chicago, and many other top organizations. Attendees will learn how to engage, motivate, and reward customers and employees in a tough economy and improve the customer experience.
Executives from Kobie Marketing, Maritz, Carlson Marketing, Siemens, and many more top organizations will serve on this year’s Conference Board.